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YHA New Zealand YHA Oamaru, Red Kettle is a small, traditional and homely hostel located close to the Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve and just minutes from the Oamaru town centre and attractive Historic District. Oamaru is a charming coastal town between Christchurch and Dunedin, famous for its Victorian white stone architecture and penguin colonies. Both the blue penguin and the yellow-eyed penguin colonies are within easy walking distance from the YHA Oamaru hostel.

Backpacker accommodation at the YHA Oamaru hostel consists of double, twin and multi-share rooms. There is also a full range of backpacker facilities including a self-catering kitchen, comfortable lounge room and internet access. Relax and unwind in the garden over a BBQ or in front of the log fire in the evenings.

During summer, stay a few days in this friendly and welcoming backpacker hostel and experience all that Oamaru has to offer.

  • Internet Access
  • Queen
  • Shared Kitchen Facilities
  • TV
  • Twin Share
  • Wireless Hotspots

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8.30am to 11.30am and 4.00pm to 7.00pm

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  • Check Out Time: 10am
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Contact Details

Contact: Sandy Murdoch

Phone: +64 3 434 5008

Free Phone: 0800 278 299
(NZ Only)

Address: Cnr Reed & Cross Streets,
Oamaru 9400
New Zealand

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