Omarama is 118km from Oamaru up the Waitaki Valley. 

Renowned as a gliding and fishing mecca, Omarama is close to Mount Cook, Lake Benmore, Lake Tekapo and numerous wineries and fly-fishing areas. 

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Ahuriri Motel

State Highway 83, Omarama

0800 438 945 or (03) 438 9451


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All units are ground level with ranch sliders; there is a small lip to get over the entrance.  All units have wet floor showers; some have grab rails beside the shower and toilet.  Each unit has a queen and single bed and full cooking facilities.  Parking outside each unit.


Country Time Hotel

State Highway 9, 15 Airport Road, Omarama

(03) 438 9894 or 0800 800 827


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One accessible room that is on the ground floor and close to reception.  The room has double and single bed, TV and all the doors within the hotel are wide enough for wheelchair access.  The car park is very close by and there is a fully licensed restaurant bar.  The toilet and shower have handrails and a chair for the shower.  The tables in the restaurant are easily used for wheelchair access.


Heritage Gateway Hotel

State Highway 8, Omarama

(03) 438 9805, Fax: (03) 438 9836


Four accessible rooms (two standard and two superior) with parking directly outside each room, as well as an accessible licensed bar.


Asure Sierra Motels 

State Highway 8, Omarama Avenue, Omarama

(03) 438 9685 or 0800 643 662

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One accessible studio unit and accessible two bedroom unit, with wet floor shower and grab rails.  Parking directly outside units.



Big Sky Motel

52 Ahuriri Drive (off Black Peak Road) Omarama, New Zealand
Phone: (03) 4389538


Unit 10 is fully accessible with assigned parking at the door. The unit has an adjoining door to Unit 9 if required for a carer or similar.