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Omarama - South Island - New Zealand "place of light"

Welcome to Omarama and the Upper Waitaki reigon where you will find a wide range of attractions and activities to enjoy and explore! There is something for everyone in Omarama, with gliding in summer and snowfields in winter, relaxing at the local Spa in a HOT/Cool outdoor tub, golf, fishing, tramping, hunting, see a sheep shearing demonstration and of course our local vineyard where you can sample local wines and catch and eat your own salmon. There are some great specialty shops and good cafes' too.

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail passes through Omarama, such a great way to appreciate the scenery - at your own pace in the sunshine. We recommend you visit the famous Omarama Clay Cliffs, don't forget to take your camera and some sturdy walking boots. Below is a more extensive list of what is available in and around Omarama.