Isn’t Oamaru just another small town between Christchurch and Dunedin? Why would I want to stop there? Who needs a theme park when New Zealand visitors have Oamaru? Genuine dyed in the wool heritage bottled and reimagined for visitors. Oamaru has curated the history of Oamaru New Zealand into quirky, fun encounters. You are not going to forget your visit in a hurry. Kids are welcome to clamber, jump and climb at Steampunk. The blue penguins will capture your heart as they waddle back to their nests in the evening, Oamaru is definitely worth a stopover.