A region offering natural marvels, historic treasures & outright adventure.

Overflowing with natural beauty, rich in culture and heritage and brimming with activities for all, come experience real New Zealand along the path less-travelled. 


Come explore the region and see what we mean…

Nature lovers will feel right at home the Waitaki

If you want to feel like seeing glacier-fed lakes and stunning coastline with rare seabirds and native marine life is ordinary – get your fill 
of the Waitaki. 

Your adventure, your way

Adventure is personal; but no matter what your adventure preference is, it’s about doing something brave, something you’ll never forget … 
In the Waitaki, we have our own special kind of adventure that you’ll find nowhere else. 

Fill you days exploring our world-changing and unforgettable past

Oamaru and the Waitaki have a rich history and heritage from Victorian streetscapes and Maori history to Steampunk and gorgeous galleries.

Food lovers

Indulge a little… or a lot with Waitaki’s wide offer of delicious food & wine. Don’t let our culinary delights pass you by!