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
Campermate NZ has compiled the top 7 tips tourists wish they had known before coming to New Zealand. In this video they touch on New Zealand road signs, left hand driving, roundabouts, one lane bridges, indicating, shopping and also freedom camping rules and regulations.
7 Top Tips for Tourists