Location & Attractions

Atiria & Ian Cooney

Avenue Motel is located on State Highway 1, corner of Thames Highway and Waitaki Avenue. Oamaru is located 1 hour from Timaru and 1.5 hours from Dunedin.


Avenue Motel is the closest motel to Waitaki Boys High School and Centennial Park Sports Complex, and very handy to the supermarket, restaurant, cafe, tavern and takeaways. We are conveniently located, only minutes to the town centre, historic Victorian precinct and harbour.


Avenue Motel is perfect for business or leisure, ideal for short term or long term stay. So come on in to the Avenue Motel! We look forward to hosting your stay!

Other Popular Tourist Attractions in Oamaru include:


  • Blue Penguin Colony
  • Yellow-Eyed Penguin Colony
  • Historic Precincts
  • Moeraki Boulders
  • Elephant Rocks
  • Vanished World Trail
  • Maori Rock Art