Step into the idyllic town of Oamaru, Waitaki, and experience a historic stay with a modern twist at the lavishly restored Casa Nova House, first built in 1861. Brimming with personality and dazzling coastal views, Casa Nova House is an essential stop for those seeking a memorable stay. Relax in style at one of three vibrant guest rooms; each one proudly enhanced with eye-catching wallpaper by famed British graphic artist Emma J Shipley. At the end of each day, drop into the onsite Restaurant 1861 – perfect for savouring tapas-style dishes with an authentic New Zealand twist.
Step outside this glorious history-filled abode and delight in a visit to the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, hike your way to the perfect picnic spot at Kakanui Range or shake things up with a trip to the unpredictable and intriguing Steampunk HQ museum. If you're looking for the perfect meeting of the old-fashioned and the picturesque, this is it.