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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Mountain
“These natural rock and worth a look. The cliffs are on private land. There's a donation box at the gate, or you can pay the $5 vehicle admission fee at the Omarama Information Centre.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Highly recommend. Will need to book during busy seasons www.hottubsomarama.co.nz ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Beautiful building and scenery. Great coffee, food, and service. Walk amongst their gardens and watch the sheep graze. Sometimes they have sheep sheering shows. Amazing outdoor space. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Place to eat
“World class gliding experience available within walking distance from house.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Fish & Chip Shop
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“This is a typical NZ pub with great food. They can get very busy, and you may have to wait awhile for your food, so don't wait until you're so hungry you want to eat your own foot! Great pizza!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Typical Kiwi Pub, good selection of Kiwi beer with typical food to go with that, generous portions. Check out the specials board and if you are looking for good value try the roast meal of the day.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“This is a fabulous shop full of just about everything. Have a great time browsing through the many rooms full of antiques, jewellery, gifts, old tools, out-of-print books - you name it! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“relaxing place to enjoy a wine and the kids can also fish for salmon and then you pay per kg (although a bit pricey)”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Lovely settings and view, great food. Watch the gliders take off and land, sit out on the lawn under the trees enjoying a good coffee or and evening meal. Great place for the kids to play on the grass”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Lovely wee playground for the kids, there is a bike park behind the plyground”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Fish & Chip Shop
“This is a typical NZ pub with great food. They can get very busy, and you may have to wait awhile for your food, so don't wait until you're so hungry you want to eat your own foot! Great pizza!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“relaxing place to enjoy a wine and the kids can also fish for salmon and then you pay per kg (although a bit pricey)”
  • 1 local recommends

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