• Where forest meets sea

    The Catlins are part of the forgotten coast in the deep south of New Zealand Enjoy its beauty and wild splendour. Join us and discover this magnificent part of New Zealand's wilderness The Catlins welcomes you.
  • Indulge yourself

    With a wide variety of accommodation options, you will enjoy a comfortable night's sleep and be ready to explore everything our beautiful Catlins has to offer.
  • Join us at The Frog!

    The Whistling Frog Cafe and Bar boasts a scrumptious menu for breakfast lunch and dinner - pop in for morning or afternoon tea or enjoy a drink from our selection of local beers and New Zealand wines
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image One bedroomed with outdoor patio for long summer nights. +

Fully equipped kitchen

self contained luxury

image Ideal for honeymooners, couples or a couple of friends +

Leather lounge chairs

perfect to relax

image Dining area, lounge, bathroom. +

Simply elegant

A great nights sleep


Motel Ensuites

Our Motel ensuites are ideal for couples or for group travel. They have their own private kitchen adjacent to the motel suites for self catering options.

Outdoor living area is private and offers a great place to kick back and relax after a day of exploring The Catlins.


Our Bellbird Cottage

This two bedroomed self contained cottage is perfect for a family group or two couples. It sleeps up to six people. .

For the horse lover, horses can be accommodated at the Bellbird Ranch - spend a weekend horsing around in the Catlins!.


The Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar


"The Frog", the iconic Restaurant and Bar in the heart of The Catlins, has become well known for its great food and service.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch dinner and everything in between - we also have a great range of local boutique beers and some fabulous New Zealand wines. Or simply call in for a coffee and a scone!

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Lots to see

image Get up close and personal with some sea lions or fall in love with a seal. +
image Curio Bay Penguins are a delight to see. +
image Plenty to see and do in The Catlins!. +


Spacious, fully self-contained, one bedroom chalets come complete with a private verandah and deck.

Private queen sized bedroom, fully equipped kitchen with hob and fridge, private shower and toilet, leather chairs w/ dining table, two beds in the living room, leather easy chairs.

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Bellbird Cottage

This is our large two bedroom, self-contained, cottage with private deck and wooden outdoor furniture that seats up to 10. This is a firm family favourite.

The cottage sleeps up to six

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Motel Ensuites

Our Luxmore Ensuite rooms, are complete with shower and toilet, bar refrigerator, coffee & tea service. Enjoy Bush views from your sunny private verandah. All motel units enjoy the use of a kitchen adjacent to the motel wing.

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Comfort Camping

Our camping area features drained sites and a modern Flush Dump Station. Fabulous for when you bring your own accommodation with you.


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Loads of accommodation options and lots of great food

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