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Member reviews (5)
Nitzan Wilnai
Nitzan WilnaiKfar Saba, Israel

Great little town. The highlight is to see the Yellow Eyes and Blue penguins. The blue penguins require a reservation and unfortunately no cameras are allowed. You can see dozens of them climb out of the water. The yellow eyed penguins can only be viewed from far away, so bring binoculars or a telephoto camera. They are fairly rare and you'll be luck to see even one. Still a very cool sight to behold. We also went on the Elm Tours which picked us up from the Top10. We got to see and photograph plenty of blue penguins and yellow eyes penguins.

Robert Somerville
Robert SomervilleInvercargill, New Zealand

Udi Milo
Udi MiloNew York City, New York State, USA

Eleni Dennison
Eleni DennisonQueenstown, New Zealand


The least expensive month is July, with an average of $90 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Oamaru is March, with an average price of $102 per night.
The average price of a hotel in May last year was $97 per night. This is 1% more than the average nightly price of $96 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Oamaru, the expected average temperature in May is 10.2°C/50.4°F. The warmest month is typically February, which averages 17.4°C/63.3°F. The coolest month is July, with temperatures averaging 5.5°C/41.9°F.

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