Nestled at the heart of the Mackenzie Country, you’ll know you’ve arrived at Omarama when you see the large Merino Sheep Statue and a sign leading you to the Omarama Hot Tubs!
Known as the Gliding Capital of the World, Omarama’s clear skies and impressive surroundings attract visitors to the small mountain community year round and is a great place to stop on your Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail.
You can’t go past a soak in the Omarama Hot Tubs after a long day of riding.
Weather you are a novice, training or a visiting pilot, gliding is by far the best way to view the surrounding Mountains and Lakes of Omarama.
Visit the Clay Cliffs of Omarama on your Alps 2 Ocean Cycle trip. These remarkable pinnacle shaped rock formations are located 10km from the township of Omarama.
Quailburn Historic area
If you are after some true Kiwi farming history then the Quailburn historic site should definitely be on your list of things to do. Once part of the Benmore run, the Quailburn site is now open to the public for viewing thanks to the Ahuriri Conservation Park and DOC
Food & Drink
Quailburn Road, Omarama
24-30 Twizel-Omarama Road
Merino Country Cafe and Gifts
7 Chain Hills Highway, Omarama