Visit the Clay Cliffs, one of the region's best kept secrets. Thousands of years of weathering created this awe-inspiring geological formation of eroded pinnacles and gulches. The Clay Cliffs are only located 10 minutes’ drive from Omarama, check them out today!
Glide Omarama is a school that offers personalised mountain soaring adventures and gliding courses in the New Zealand Southern Alps and in the high mountain deserts of Nevada and Utah. Take the oppourtunity of a trial flight and take in the veiws of the area from the sky.
301 km from Aoraki/Mt Cook to Oamaru, Enjoy an overnight stay in Omarama, soak in the hot tubs or take a trial flight at Glide Omarama. An enjoyable way to break your cycle journey.
Fishing for Salmon and Trout
Some of the very best fresh water fishing areas in NZ include the Mackenzie Country and the Waitaki River Valley. This is the home and base of the fishing guide team of Wayne and his wife Jill. Wayne is a well-established member of the NZ Professional Fishing Guides Association and this ensures that clients receive a top quality guiding experience.
Take some time out at the Wrinkly Rams cafe and sheep shearing display - entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy the Big Screen Experience and watch a High Country Sheep Muster where the sheep are brought down from the local mountains for shearing, then unwind in the cafe with a hot drink and some tasty food.
Café/restaurant & bar is based on the south edge of Omarama and specialises in an all day menu that caters for everyone from travelers in a hurry to customers that want to spend the day. Everything supplied for you to catch a salmon, eat in or take away.Another great attraction is the other pond holding large rainbow and brown trout that can be hand feed from the jetty.
Sit back and relax in front of the stunning Omarama landscape. Enjoy a private tub cleaned and filled with fresh mountain water anytime of year day or night. Treat yourself at HotTubs Omarama.
Local Nature Activites
The Department of Conservation are doing a great job at preserving New Zealand's beautiful countryside. However you like to travel you can find something to enjoy in the Mackenzie Country and Omarama region. Try mountain biking, tramping, sightseeing, hunting, four wheel driving, bird watching and much more...