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Oamaru Accommodation

Welcome to our slice of Paradise nestled between the mighty Waitaki River river and the Pacific ocean. Look up the river to the mountains beyond, just stunning!

Our Oamaru holiday accommodation features cabins sleeping 1 to 7 people, more than 50 large sheltered powered sites and many tent sites spread over the 40,000m2 park. Summer play areas, relaxed rural sounds, birds, and beach noise features largely at our holiday park.

There is accommodation to suit all budgets and we can advise you on the local attractions and activities.

Featured in Lonely Planet, our  holiday park has won Trip Advisor's Award in Excellence 2016~2013 (4 years in a row), a 2015 Award from as well as the National AA Award for Excellence in Holiday Parks 2012 and In 2017 an award in excellence from

We want you to enjoy our holiday park like it is a home away from home! Long term sites available along with caravan storage, enquire about these on your next visit.

Our Oamaru holiday accommodation offers the following facilities:

  • Free laundry facilities
  • Free super fast WiFi in Cabins (data limited)
  • Cheap Wi-Fi for campers (vouchers from $1)
  • Free, HOT, high pressure showers
  • Freeview TV
  • Free BBQ area
  • Every day late check out of 11am
  • Fun playground for kids
  • Just a short stroll to ocean and river
  • Fantastic fishing in river mouth and beach
  • Pet friendly - cats, dogs, budgies, horses welcome, just let us know what you have
  • Clean drinking water
  • Credit card facilities and EFTPOS
  • Waste disposal station
  • Horse trekking - one on one alongside the river or try out our sand arena
  • Nearby waterholes for swimming
  • Rugged river trail to explore

Winner Spirit of Hospitality
Holiday Parks
Lonely Planet
Oamaru Powered Sites
Tent and Powered Sites
We have 48 large sheltered powered sites and many tent/van sites with prices starting from $14 per person. Our park is spread over 40,000m2 so you can park amongst fellow campers or far from others.

Oamaru Cabins
Variety of Cabins
These very quaint old Railway workers cabins allow you to stay indoors with heating when you need it. Cabins sleep from 1 to 7 people from $45.00. We use quality new inner sprung mattresses and each bed has sheets and pillows with pillow cases but be sure to bring your own blankets or sleeping bags, or you can hire these from the office. Pets by arrangement in cabins, (a credit card will be required when booking pets into a cabin with you). Free 500MB of WiFi per cabin.

Common clean facilities
Our 2 amenity blocks are cleaned to a high standard dail and the hot high pressure showers have been described as the best in any campsite in NZ! Our water supply is drinkable and all taps on the camp supply clean water which has been treated without chemicals. A disability suite is available.

Well equipped kitchens
Well equipped kitchens
Our 2 kitchens are well equipped with all the pots and pans one may need. There are dining areas and Freeview TV. If not on a powered site, we have areas where you can charge your cameras, laptops, etc.

Office and Shop
Our office is open for any questions you may have about activities and the region. We have an open DVD library to borrow from. We also sell a variety of fishing supplies, and free range eggs from our own chickens. Bookings also taken for horse treks alongside the Waitaki River.

Waitaki Waters Holiday Park
305 Kaik Rd, RD 5H || Waitaki || Oamaru || New Zealand
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