Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, Oamaru
(4.6/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Admire the Neoclassical buildings of Oamaru's Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, built in the 19th century from the distinctive local limestone known as Oamaru Stone. Journey back in time with a ride on the steam train or visit an alternate, steam-powered future at the Steampunk-inspired playground. Browse the various boutique shops, cafes, art galleries, and antique merchants, many featuring a Victorian theme. Take a look at our Oamaru travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Oamaru's Victorian Precinct and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Before or after visiting Steampunk headquarters take a stroll around the old buildings and streets. It is like you have entered a time machine and gone back to the Victorian era. Lots of boutique shop...  more »
  • Very nice place to take a stroll around. The old buildings and streets make it as though you have entered a time machine and gone back to the Victorian era. Lots of nice little shops and places to eat...  more »
  • great stores, friendly shopkeepers. Well worth the time to vist: restaurants, coffee shops, etc. unique and lovely buildings