YHA Oamaru

Seasonal hostel open Sept/Oct to May/June. Cosy, quiet, older style bungalow with a homely atmosphere and excellent facilities.


Per night
$27.00 - $67.00
TripAdvisor traveler rating
Based on 42 reviews


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.

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Physical address

YHA Oamaru, YHA Oamaru, Oamaru, Cnr Reed & Cross Streets, Waitaki, New Zealand, Oamaru, Waitaki, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $27.00 - $67.00
Further pricing information:
YHA members receive 10% discount off standard rates when booking direct
Cancellation policy:
$5.00 cancellation fee applies for cancellations made before 6:00 pm the day before arrival. Cancellations made after 6:00 pm the day before arrival incur a charge of one night’s accommodation. If you do not advise the hostel or our Customer Services team you will be charged for all nights booked.

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
Proximity to town:
500m to main street
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
Reception open 8.30am to 11.30am and 4.00pm to 7.00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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