Under the terms of the criteria for the location synopsis Omarama does not meet that standard. But this all about iconic discoveries; large and small, significant or insignificant…If discovered will be recorded.

Omarama is on the ‘high plains ‘of central south island and is on the junction of state highway 8 and 83

His is a small township that service recreational industries, but the vistas are on this planet and are a must experience.

The town has a church and a hotel.

And, once a year has a fund raising event for the ‘shearer contingent’ and its representation at the next annual event.

Included in theses fund raisers is the annual spud growing competition.

This equals one seed spud, one bucket and one bucket of soil and waits a year.

The winners have got a place for 1) tallest plant

                                                       2) Most potatoes that have met a size criterion and

                                                      3) Biggest potato

There are a number of prizes for each category.



What an evening of fun!!!!!!



Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans   Accommodation
Meals Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic   Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water Walking tracks
Rotary Club   Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing Skydiving
Skiing Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information   Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course