Tours

& Trips

Let your adventure begin in the Waitaki district. Whatever way you travel, you can wind your way between, around or over the gorgeous geomorphic features of our landscape.

Whether it’s on two legs or two wheels, in the air, on the water or with your feet firmly on the ground, the Waitaki Valley is full of outright adventure. Peddle, paddle, ski, stroll, glide, or just drive and see the real New Zealand along the path less-travelled.

Download the FREE Waitaki Whitestone Geopark app to explore a land of geological marvels! This app is designed to direct you to the highlights of our geopark. Follow the map on each tour or just leave the tour open and let it announce when you're near a highlight of interest. 

Victorian Precinct Walking Tour: Take a stroll through history on this walking tour through the historic areas of Oamaru. You're going to see 1884 Oamaru through the eyes of Alexander McMaster (an early European settler in North Otago, who built a stone homestead at Tokarahi)

Geo-Highlights (Inland Tour): This driving tour will take you through some of the Geo-Highlights of the Waitaki Valley, mostly along the SH83. 

Waitaki Coast Tour: This tour winds its way along the Waitaki coast by way of SH1. 

Geo-Vistas: This driving tour will take you through the most beautiful and picturesque spots in the Geopark. Perfect for photographers and bloggers. 

DOWNLOAD IT TODAY! The app is available on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store

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"What a fantastic window into the past. Today we saw fossil bones in limestone at two different sites. One set were whale bones. Just awesome that this trail has been put together, maintained and promoted."

— Mark Shipman, 

Vanished World visitor

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