About Oamaru Backpackers


    • Massive Lounge, Netflix and play room areas with breathtaking views over Oamaru harbour and Historic Precinct
    • Outdoors areas + Free Off street parking available.
    • Central location : 5 minute walk to CBD.
    • Within walking distance to Penguin Colony, Historic Precinct, Steampunk HQ museum, Sunday Farmer market, Oamaru lookout point, Cafe, Bars and Restaurants.
    • 5% discount when dining in at Bangkok Recipe, Thai restaurant in town (show your room key to get the discount) 220 Thames st, Oamaru (T&Cs apply)


• Free Street Parking

• Bicycle Parking

• Unlimited WIFI

• Freeview TV

• Clean & quality rooms.

• Edible Garden for all to share when in season 🙂


• 3 Shared Bathrooms

• Large Communal Kitchen & Dining.

• Large Lounge Area with TV and Sunroom (Play room).


• Towels for hire $2 each (Not available after reception hours)

• Laundry hours 10am-7pm : Washing machine $2 and Dryer $4 per load

• Clothes line area at backyard down the driveway

Enjoy your stay! 🙂