Ex-Christchurch (driving south)
- To Omarama: wind through the McKenzie basin on State Highway 8 to Omarama.
- To Oamaru: State Highway 1, the main highway down the east coast of the South Island, 3 hours south of Christchurch is Oamaru.
Ex-Dunedin (driving north)
- To Oamaru: State Highway 1, an hour and a half north of Dunedin is Oamaru