The Glimpse

Self-guided heritage tour
This self- guided tour allows you to stroll at your leisure through the old Grain and Seed Merchant’s store and learn about Oamaru’s fascinating history. Ride on our Penny Farthing carousel and enjoy Victorian lawn and bar games.
Allow 25 minutes minimum.


Summer 10.00 am to 6.30 pm. Winter 10.00 am to 4.30 pm

The Grand Tour

Premium guided heritage experience
Dress up as Victorians, step back in time and let our knowledgeable guides captivate you with stories of Oamaru’s Early Settlers, and the town’s rich and colourful past. Our interactive heritage experience includes a ride on New Zealand’s only Penny Farthing carousel.
Allow 45 minutes minimum.


Winter 10.00 am to 4.30 pm, Summer 10.00 am to 6.30 pm