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Located only 15 minutes drive from Happy Valley B&B, this is the largest town in North Otago.

There is an abundance of things to do here. The biggest attraction would have to be the Blue Penguin Colony. The smallest penguins in the world.

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Whitestone buildings are a hallmark of Oamaru - take time to walk around this town.

Plenty of interesting places to see, great shopping, coffee shops and dining places.

Oamaru Harbour

Up until 1970 this was a busy coastal shipping port, now a placid little port, home to a few fishing boats and pleasure craft.

Lots of great walks and handy eateries. 

Oamaru Victorian Precinct is a must visit.


Campbells Bay

A popular beach in Kakanui amongst bathers and surfers, only 5 minutes from Happy Valley B&B.


Kakanui Beaches

This beach goes forever! Campbells Bay in the forground, with All Day Bay a distant 4 klm away. 

These quiet, safe, fine sand beaches are a favorite with Happy Valley B&B guests, many spending time at the beach. 

All Day Bay is 3 mins drive from Happy Valley B&B.


Scenic Kakanui River mouth, some great walks around this quaint seaside village, just a short drive from Happy Valley B&B

Kakanui River

Surrounded by productive farmland, the Kakanui River meanders it's way to the sea. 

There is a popular waking track along the river bank and over the bridge. 

Only 5 mins drive from Happy Valley B&B.