About Oamaru Backpackers


    • Flexible check-in time : Self check-in any time from 3pm –NO FRONT DESK–
    • Guests can open their room directly from the booking email (find PIN, come in and that’s it! Easy!)
    • PIN (key) works from 3pm check-in to your 10am check-out.
    • without downloading an GOKI app or opt to use your phone as a smartkey by using Goki application.
    • Massive Lounge, Netflix, Massage chair and play room areas with breathtaking views over Oamaru harbour and Historic Precinct
    • Outdoors areas + Free Off street and onsite parking available.
    • Within walking distance to Penguin Colony, Historic Precinct, Steampunk HQ museum,
    • Sunday Farmer market, Oamaru lookout point, Cafe, Bars and Restaurants.
    • Central location : 5 minutes walk to CBD.
    • 5% discount when dining in at Bangkok Recipe, Thai restaurant in town
    • (show your booking dates to get the discount) 220 Thames st, Oamaru (T&Cs apply)


Goki Smartlocks


• Off Street Parking along Tees st. and down our driveway (first come first serve as limited space)

• Bicycle Parking

• Unlimited WIFI

• Freeview TV, Netflix, Massage chair

• Clean & quality rooms.

• Complimentary coffee, tea, cereals etc.

• Edible Garden for all to share when in season 🙂


• 3 Shared Bathrooms

• Large Communal Kitchen & Dining

• Large Lounge Area with TV, Netflix, Massage chair and Sunroom (Play room)

• Bike storage and edible garden when in season


• Towels included and extra towel for hire $2 each (Available by arrangement in advance only)

• All beds are fully made.

• Laundry hours 10am-7pm : Washing machine $2 and Dryer $4 per load, $1 washing powder Pay at honesty box (No coins exchange available as no front desk)

• Clothesline and Laundry area at backyard down the driveway

Enjoy your stay! 🙂