The Mill House

Address: 2358 Herbert-Hampden Road, Oamaru, South Island, 9495, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 2358 Herbert-Hampden Road, Oamaru.
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    Travel Blogs from Oamaru

    Mt cook to Oamaru

    A travel blog entry by vardamoshe1 on Feb 13, 2015

    3 comments, 5 photos

    ... conservation efforts to preserve and maintain this colony of Blue penguins. Between the tour and the evening viewing of the Penguins coming ashore , we drove to Bush Beach. Access to the Beach is forbidden after 3 to enable the YellowEyed penguins to come ashore at dusk. There is a small viewing area for people . It was freezing and the wind was brutal so after about 20 minutes we gave up and left. The highlight of the evening was watching 140 little blue penguins ...

    Yellow-eyed penguins

    A travel blog entry by fra_roz on Feb 07, 2015

    48 photos

    ... infinity portal' is a tiny room that you enter by small groups (for instance we were just the two of us), it's full of mirrors and light bulbs around. The bulbs light up at different time and speed with different colours. There's a slight music too. It was very short but I loved the experience.


    Nous avons seulement quelques jours pour atteindre le nord de l'ile du Sud, ou nous aurons un autre job HelpX. ...

    Alps to Ocean Day 5

    A travel blog entry by julianait on Jan 16, 2015

    14 photos

    ... addition our group was allowed to wander into the cutting shed without any visitors badges or personal protective equipment (PPE) to speak of! The quarry was fascinating and we certainly enjoyed the liberal approach that the owners had to their visitors. Many buildings in the area are constructed from limestone or have facades from limestone. While on the topic of WHS - Australia is definitely a nanny-state by contrast with NZ. Most scenic look outs and vantage points ...

    Seals, boulders, and penguins

    A travel blog entry by peterjl on Oct 16, 2014

    10 photos

    ... were on the beach then, after about 10 minutes Maggienspotted a penguin porpoising down a wave towards the beach. We lost sight of it then spotted it standing on the shore line. Kit took its time going up the beach, stopping to preen every few yards, whilst a second one appeared and scooted up into the undergrowth leading to the breeding ground. Walking back to the van we looked through the fence and saw one laying down, possible on an egg. Then it was up to Oamaru for our overnight ...

    Icebergs and Penguins

    A travel blog entry by wattsy on Oct 02, 2014

    7 photos

    ... The mountain sides that are not covered in snow are mainly rockfalls, the valley floor having a few shrubs, sometimes small trees, but mainly grasses and moss. Rivers run down from the lakes, adding to the roaring noise already being made by the wind.

    The thermostat in the camper said it wasn't cold outside, 16c. My skin said otherwise, the wind certainly came from icy places.

    We reached the end of the track which terminates at a lake at the foot of Mount Cook. ...