Adventure Books


Today's Hours 10.00AM - 5.00PM
  • Monday 10.00AM – 5.00PM
  • Tuesday 10.00AM – 5.00PM
  • Wednesday 10.00AM – 5.00PM
  • Thursday 10.00AM – 5.00PM
  • Friday 10.00AM – 5.00PM
  • Saturday 10.00AM – 5.00PM
  • Sunday 10.00AM – 5.00PM

Ground floor, Boys’ High, Worcester Boulevard


Much-loved in Oamaru’s Victorian quarter, Bill Nye has shifted his antiquarian bookshop up to The Arts Centre.

Adventure Books specialises in rare and out-of-print books on Polar, mountaineering, exploration and adventure themes. Bill is Vice President South Island, NZ Antarctic Society, and a mine of information about New Zealand’s Antarctic community. He is hosting revolving displays of Antarctic memorabilia and Fine Arts that anyone can pop in to enjoy.

Location map

Ground floor, Boys’ High,
Worcester Boulevard

Market Square South Quad North Quad Registry Student Union The Gym Engineering Common Room Library Biology, Observatory and Physics Chemistry School of Art West Lecture Classics Rutherford's Den Clock Tower Boy's High Workshop Great Hall