Chillawhile Backpackers Art Gallery Closed from 1st July 2017 –

Oamaru – Winner of Sharp Town New Zealand – see why here…

Relocating or moving to Oamaru – looking for long term accommodation in Oamaru, in our private residential home, minimum stay 2 months – please contact Kelly-Jane 0277220444

   Chillawhile Art Gallery  music-lounge

Chillawhile House


Communal Lounge
Garden Seating
Double Bed

– Chillawhile Backpackers Art Gallery has closed and the building will return to a residential home.

– After 12 Years as a hostel and in 2017 being awarded APAC Business Award best backpackers in Otago, we are closing our doors to seek out new life adventures.

– Residing in a beautiful Historic 1883 building

– If you are interested in residing in this beautiful building as a private residence – you can contact me on 0277220444 – minimum 2 month stay and must be working.

back-garden Morning Breakfast Patio


find Us North End Shops at 1 Frome Street turn by the public toilets, behind the Park

moeraki-boulders-double-bed    moeraki-boulders-arm-chair