Oamaru Harbour

Oamaru Harbour: Hours, Address, Oamaru Harbour Reviews: 4.5/5

Oamaru Harbour
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Piers & Boardwalks
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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brendafrost
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions
Apr 2022
A walk to the end of the harbor you will find the penguin centre and seals which lay up on the grass area and rocks during the day, some will even put a showoff display on for you. Can visit here at night to watch the penguin parade. Also along the harbor is a wharf which has been totally taken over by shags - from one end to the other now so that has been closed to the public.
Written 26 April 2022
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Amy
14 contributions
Oct 2021
Shag colony on wharf most interesting and a great spot. Wonderful view of the clay cliffs surrounding the harbour from the end of the wharf. Plenty of open space and great place to stop and chill out.
Written 28 October 2021
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Bruce M
Dunedin, New Zealand743 contributions
Aug 2021
Lots of things to see here. Highlights are the walk along the wharf or seeing the Otago shag colony. Very nice to sit and watch the world go by
Written 27 August 2021
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KiwiKerry53
Wellington, New Zealand4,579 contributions
Jul 2021
It's a lovely harbour, but feels a bit removed from the town. We were blue penguin spotting without any luck. It's nice area to have a wander.
Written 26 August 2021
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Dave S
Kaiapoi, New Zealand121 contributions
Feb 2021
The town of Oamaru from here is not stunning, but is interesting. The bay and outlook is lovely though. It is actually a lovely town when you get into the streets and look at the beautiful architecture. The people are also friendly.
Written 17 March 2021
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Naina-Damani
London, UK1,032 contributions
Feb 2020
Oamaru Harbour provides infrastructure for the local fishing industry and recreational use. It is a scenic area with clear water.
Written 9 January 2021
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Casey
Dunedin, New Zealand13 contributions
Oct 2020
Saw some blue penguins here in the evening! It was a bit sad to see others forgetting to keep their distance from the wildlife. The harbor was beautiful at sunset and in the day time. Highly recommend a stop.
Written 3 October 2020
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elessarfan
Mannheim, Germany30 contributions
Nov 2019
Nice place to linger, relax and watch all sort of people and boats. Up on the hill - the view is amazing.
Written 30 July 2020
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cymrusam
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom15 contributions
Mar 2020
A long and wide promenade walk (Or run) from town to the penguin reserve. Lots to see out over the harbour along with shag pier and notice boards telling of the history of the town. Look out for the steampunk swingpark as well.
Written 27 April 2020
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Leonard D
Lymm, United Kingdom48 contributions
Feb 2020
A lovely area to have a picnic. Plenty of room to park a motorhome and brew youself and cuppa, a nice cafe if in a car. Nice clean toilets, BBQ's to use and a garden area with play equipment for the kids.
Nice.
Written 13 March 2020
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  • Sun - Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM