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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  • Great place to visit. The heritage of the area is terrific. Well worth the visit and time taken in the area. 
  • Great look into the heritage of Oamaru. Went for a walk around the precinct and the shops were amazing. The staff in the shops & markets were very obliging and helpful. You get a great insight into th...  more »
  • Just gorgeous to wander thru the street and stop at all the quaint little shops and watch the stone mason in action