Bus to Oamaru
Catch a daily InterCity® bus to Oamaru from numerous locations around the South Island.
All buses to Oamaru arrive outside of the public toilets located on Eden St.
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Approximate bus to Oamaru travel times:
Christchurch to Oamaru = 4 hours
Timaru to Oamaru = 1 hour
Dunedin to Oamaru = 1 hour 30 minutes
Queenstown to Oamaru = 6 hours 30 minutes
Invercargill to Oamaru = 5 hours 30 minutes
Oamaru, the largest town in North Otago, is surrounded by natures stunning natural beauty. The popular natural attractions in Oamaru are the Public Garden which is the oldest garden in the country.
Oamaru Harbour is home to a colony of little blue penguins.
In the late 19th century, Oamaru prospered through gold mining, quarrying and timber milling. Today Oamaru contains many excellent examples Victorian architecture in town, made from the distinctive local limestone.
To learn more stories about Oamaru: www.visitoamaru.co.nz