St Bathans is a great location to be central to all the local attractions like the Blue Lake, Rail Trail, Poolburn Dam, Oteake Conservation Park, Naseby Indoor Curling, Hayes Engineering, and many more…

The Blue Lake Walking Track

This track starts near the Vulcan Hotel, the walk is an easy 2km.

Great Photo Opportunities

The walk will take the average person 60-90minutes, make sure you take your camera.

The Famous Vulcan Hotel

Why not enjoy a glass of cold beer or wine in the relaxing beer garden.

Book for Dinner

Step back in time while enjoying a meal in the restaurant.

St Bathans Village

Wander around the historic buildings built back in the 1800's

A historic gold mining town

Step back in time and enjoy the historic town without the crowds.


There is always something flowering at the Village of Trees.

Cambrian is a small village 6km south of St Bathans.

While you are there make sure to pop into see Bob at the Village of Trees, beware of the wonderful hug


Hayes Engineering

Hayes Engineering

A well preserved historic workshop, which still works till this day.

The workshop is a labyrinth of overhead pulleys, belts and shafts which previously operated from a windmill

Check out the kiwi inventions by 19th century pioneers Ernest and Hannah Hayes.

Star Gazing Central Otago

Landscape Photography

A photographers paradise Day & night

Landscape Photography

If you like photography there are plenty of opportunities around the area.

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