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Oamaru i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

1 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 1656
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There a plenty of brochures available here but I would recommend going up to the counter and asking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JeffroNZ
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Auckland, New Zealand
One of Oamaru's Grand Victorian Buildings.

Visited on Sunday 29th April. The Visitor Information Centre is in one of the Grand Victorian... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Michael-4551
,
Caloundra, Australia
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1 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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+64 3-434 1656
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There a plenty of brochures available here but I would recommend going up to the counter and asking for the heritage trail map which has information on a number of the buildings in the historic precinct. There is also a 10 minute video on the...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Visited on Sunday 29th April. The Visitor Information Centre is in one of the Grand Victorian Buildings situated in Thames Street in the newer part of town. Well worth parking your car and going for a walk along Thames Street to see the other buildings...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Beautiful Victorian Style old building with good service. This I-Site provides tickets and booking services as well as free maps and brochures, staff welcoming visitors and happy to help visitors visiting this beautiful town Oamaru. The location is at the town centre, amid rows of...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

When we walked in everybody seemed to be busy,but then the cleaning lady asked us if she could be of assistance.She did a tremendous job and we would not have known where to go without her excellent advice!! Thank you!!!

Thank kamilariNewZealand
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The service is much higher than one expects for a secondary town location. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. These folk can advise on other centres as well. The location is excellent. They have all the brochures and information for the lower South Island. Enquire and then...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Staff very helpful with lots of information of things to see and do. Maps of the area and close by and phamplets setting out activities and places to go. Glad we popped in there

Thank leoniehastings
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

What a cute i-Site. Nice staff, great advice and to top it all off ... a penny farthing bike to sit on and try !

Thank Peggy P
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Friendly staff who where very helpful. Usual information available and bookings made. Definitely worth a visit for local info

Thank bellaQld
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

The i-Site has a small side-room where they show an excellent short video of the history of Oamaru. We recommend this as an good introduction to local history.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Booked the Penguin Experience for us and showed us where self contained RVs could legally and safely park overnight. Excellent friendly service.

Thank Sawhira
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