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Discover Otematata's Summer Splendours at the Best Dam Pub

As the sun smiles warmly upon the Waitaki Region, Otematata beckons travelers with its shimmering lakes and the promise of adventure. Nestled in this haven of natural beauty is Otematata's Best Dam Pub, your perfect summer escape where relaxation and excitement meet.

The Waitaki Whitestone Geopark: A Geological Marvel First on your itinerary should be the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark, a landscape painted with history and geological wonders. Embark on a journey that will take you through fossil trails and limestone formations, each telling a tale millions of years old. Don't miss capturing the majestic Elephant Rocks, standing like ancient sentinels of the land.

Cycling the Alps 2 Ocean Trail For the active souls, the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail awaits. It's a path that unfolds like a storybook of diverse landscapes, from the grandeur of mountain peaks to the serene pastoral lands, leading you to the doorstep of the Pacific Ocean. The trail is a treasure trove of photo ops, ensuring your Instagram feed will be the envy of all.

Lakeside Leisure and Thrills The nearby lakes - Aviemore and Benmore - serve as sparkling oases for water enthusiasts. Whether you're up for a tranquil kayak drift or seeking the thrill of a jet ski ride, these azure waters offer something for everyone. Fishermen can anticipate the tug of a hefty salmon at the end of their line, providing both a test of skill and the potential for a delicious dinner.

Stay at the Best Dam Pub After a day of exploration, Otematata's Best Dam Pub is your retreat. With comfortable accommodations, a menu brimming with local flavors, and a selection of the finest ales, it's where stories of the day's escapades are shared. As the evening unfolds, the pub's patio becomes a stage for the spectacular sunset, casting golden hues over the tranquil town.

Otematata is not just a destination; it's an experience waiting to be savored. It's a place where every trail, every lake, and every local smile becomes a cherished memory. So pack your bags, bring your sense of wonder, and let Otematata's Best Dam Pub be the highlight of your summer story.

Come for the adventure, stay for the warmth, and leave with stories etched in your heart. Otematata is calling – will you answer?

Join us and let the Best Dam Pub be the gateway to your Waitaki wonders.

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