Waitaki is a largely farmland district that straddles the border between North Otago and South Canterbury. Oamaru is the largest town in the Waitaki District - a beautiful area dominated by the Waitaki River and the Waitaki Valley. more
The Waitaki Valley is an unspoilt, untouched paradise, offering a wide range of activities including walking, camping, boating, skiing, and exploring the fossil trail and other limestone wonders.
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Waitaki Diectory Information
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Mobile-friendly - Glenavy's Waitaki River Motor Camp is conveniently located on the State Highway 1 tourist route between Timaru and Oamaru. Awesome upgraded facilities, affordable cabins & caravans, 36 powered / unpowered sites, plus low-cost parking [conditions apply] Explore Canterbury and Otago, make Glenavy your base. Free Wi-Fi, Qualmark 4-star campground, excellent reviews. Trip Advisor 2016 and 2018 Certificate of Excellence.
"Our Adventures In New Zealand" by Tom S. Doerr, is a short story about an american couple's time in New Zealand. It is a heart-warming read, and will give you a feel for what Kurow, Hakataramea, and the people of the Waitaki region are like.
Mobile-friendly - Warm, comfortable accommodation in the heartland of rural New Zealand. One of the original homesteads and part of a once extensive land holding. Close to excellent river fishing and the Waitaki Lakes. Boating (jet boat available), grass tennis court, swimming pool, tramping, golf and farm tours. Come relax and unwind.
Our slice of paradise is in a rural location 20km north of Oamaru. Great fishing river, and beach nearby, cabins sleeping 1-7, 40+ sheltered powered-sites and tent-sites, BBQ and play areas, fully equipped kitchens, free hot showers, family, pet and budget friendly.
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