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Omarama, Waitaki District

Omarama lies in a broad basin between mountain ranges and and at the crossroads of the Waitaki District, Mackenzie Region and Lindis Pass. As a junction town, Omarama is the perfect base for exploring local hot spots and popular attractions scattered throughout these regions. There’s always something to do when staying at either of our two Distinction and Discovery Omarama hotels. 

Experience the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, serving up epic vistas of iconic southern landscapes traversed and easily navigated by a wide demographic. Don your skis and snowboard and head to a quintessential Kiwi ski fields with unbeatable views. Marvel at the stars and planets of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve or take a trip to explore the fascinating Clay Cliffs. Take a scenic helicopter flight or skydive or simply enjoy the tranquility of fishing on one of the stunning lake areas or soaking in Omarama's famous hot tubs with mountain views.