GETTING HERE

Getting here is easy! Jump on a plane, take a train or hop in the car and come explore our Waitaki wonders.

BY CAR

South from Christchurch:

Christchurch - Omarama: wind your way through the McKenzie basin via State Highway 8 to Omarama - 345km
Omarama - Oamaru: drive down through the Waitaki Valley via State Highway 82 - 118km

Christchurch - Oamaru: State Highway 1, the main highway down the east coast of the South Island, 3 hours south of Christchurch is Oamaru

North from Dunedin:
Dunedin - Oamaru: via State Highway 1, Oamaru is 1 1/2 hours north of Dunedin

BY PLANE

To Timaru Airport then drive 1 hour south via SH1 to Oamaru

To Dunedin Airport then drive 2 hours north via SH1 to Oamaru


BY TRAIN

Moeraki Boulders Seasider


The Seasider trip runs north of Dunedin on a section of railway which is considered a highlight in the rail network in New Zealand.
A great scenic trip with two hours at the boulders.


Oamaru Seasider


Head all the way from Dunedin to Oamaru on one of NZ's most beautiful short rail journeys. One way or return trips availab