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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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 Certificate of Excellence.
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.
Oamaru's new visitor attraction, Whitestone Cheese Tours give guests a behind-the-scenes look at our cheese making process. Experience a cheese tasting, informative talk and guided tour of our factory through our viewing galleries, plus walk away with a goody bag sample. For the more indulgent foodie, we have the opportunity to upgrade tours - to include a cheese and wine/beer matching.
Featured in Lonely Planet, our newly refurbished holiday park has won Trip Advisor's Award in Excellence 2016-2013 (4 years in a row), a 2015 Award from Booking.com as well as the National AA Award for Excellence in Holiday Parks 2012 and 2017.
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