Source: Phillip Capper
Source: Phillip Capper

About:   Oamaru is the largest town in North Otago of the Waitaki District, New Zealnd. The area of Oamaru is 53.04 km² and the population was 13,950 in 2018. The coordinates of the city are 45.0975° S, 170.9704° E. The altitude of the city is 257 m above mean sea level. The main airport of the city is Oamaru Airport. The address of the airport is Robertson Rd, Waitaki Bridge, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand.

 

Best Season to Visit: The best time to visit Oamaru is December to April.

 

 Tourist Attractions:

1)

Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

2)

Steampunk HQ

3)

Oamaru Victorian Heritage Precinct

4)

Oamaru Public Gardens

5)

Whitestone City

6)

Yellow eyed penguin colony

7)

Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve

8)

Forrester Gallery

9)

Grainstore Gallery

10)

North Otago Museum

11)

Oamaru Lookout Point

12)

Friendly Bay

13)

Totara Estate

14)

 

Temperature:  The month wise highest and lowest temperatures for the city are shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

High (°c)

20.7

20.6

19

16.4

13

10.1

9.8

11.4

13.9

15.8

17.8

19.5

Low (°c)

11.4

11.3

10

7.3

4.3

1.8

1.6

2.8

4.8

6.7

8.5

10.5

 

Rainfall: The month wise rainfall in mm for the city is shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

mm

54

46

63

48

50

40

53

45

32

51

49

58

days

4

3

5

4

5

4

5

4

2

6

4

5

 

Adventure and Other Activities:

1)

Bike Tours

2)

Day Trips

3)

Off road tours

4)

Site-Seeing Tours

5)

Private tours

6)

Cultural Tours

7)

Nature and Wildlife Tours

8)

Multi-Day Tours

9)

Eco Tours

10)

Boat Tours

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