Southland Accommodation

Southland located at the southern end of New Zealand’s South Island, are some of the most beautiful and diverse regions that our country has to offer.

From UNESCO world heritage sites, to rolling farmlands, to a raucous student city, these regions have something for everyone.

Have a read of what we believe are the best accommodations out there, for every type of budget.

Budget Accommodation:

Wyndham Camping Ground:

This budget accommodation is everything you need for a basic night in after a day of exploring the beautiful Southland region.

With cabins, caravans, powered campsites, unpowered sites, and tent pitching areas, this campsite features 4 tennis courts and sits alongside a golf course and bowling green - perfect for a fun afternoon with fellow campers.

Stewart Island Backpackers:

Located in the heart of Halfmoon Bay on Rakiura Stewart Island, this basic backpackers also has a campsite - great for those trying to save the pennies wherever possible.

Pitch your tent, lie back, and spend the night stargazing. If you’re lucky, you may even see the famous Aurora Australis, otherwise known as the Southern Lights, with Rakiura Stewart Island being one of the best places to view them.

Middle-range Accommodation:

Nokomai Station:

Nestled amongst old trees surrounding a historic stone homestead first built in 1970 and restored in 2000, this lodge offers comfortable and modern accommodation in country style cottages.

With the option of a fully cooked breakfast and two course dinner with a packed lunch ready for a day of activities and exploring, you can choose to go fishing, walking or hiking, or a farm tour of this sprawling high country sheep and cattle station at the foot of the Garvie Mountains.

Stewart Island Lodge:

This B&B located on Rakiura Stewart Island is a great option for those after a superior Bed & Breakfast accommodation, just a 5 minute walk from the town centre at Halfmoon Bay.

Nestled amongst native bush on a sunny hillside and featuring 6 King/Twin Rooms with ensuites, each room has stunning panoramic views of the ocean that stretch out onto a shared balcony.

Great for meeting locals and other fellow travellers, this is one B&B that is well worth what you pay for.

Luxury Accommodation:

Beersheba Estate:

Located close to Invercargill’s city centre, this B&B features luxury suites as well as a self-contained cottage.

A popular wedding and special occasion destination located on beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens, this is one cosy and well thought-out accommodation that is perfect for any type of occasion.

Jensen Bay House:

This exclusive hideaway house located on the stunning Rakiura Stewart Island boasts ground-breaking design and architecture.

With a European-style lounge room, a French pyramid fireplace, and a sauna, this luxury house is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day spent hiking, fishing, or exploring what this nature-lover’s island has to offer.

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