Balfour Tavern & Motel

Welcome to the Balfour Tavern and Motel. Located in the heart of Northern Southland, we offer an awesome relaxing experience. Surrounded by fertile farm land, this area is a rural wonderland.

The region is most famous for its outstanding brown trout-fishing opportunities, particularly in the world renowned Mataura River. The Balfour area also offers a diverse range of rivers within a 10 – 60 minute drive, all offering some of the best trout fishing in New Zealand. Come and experience rural Southland and Southern hospitality at its best. We look forward to meeting you.

Our motel rooms offer a modern, comfortable and relaxing stay. At the tavern, we offer a comfortable relaxing lounge and bar with evening dining available. Or sit outside in the outdoor decking area and enjoy your meal and a drink. We can also arrange for continental breakfasts and packed lunches. Campervan power points are also available on site.

  • Complimentary tea/coffee
  • Conference facilities
  • Cooking facilities
  • Ensuite rooms
  • Families welcome
  • Heaters
  • Kitchen in unit
  • Linen provided
  • Microwave in unit
  • Accessible facilities

Room Facilities

At the Tavern we offer a comfortable relaxing lounge and bar with evening dining available, we can also arrange for continental breakfast and packed lunches. Balfour has a garage with services, a grocery shop, picnic areas and an excellent children’s playground.

About Us

Your friendly hosts, (Ollie and Chris), enjoy meeting people and will assist in whatever way we can. Come and enjoy the awesome fishing, great scenery and diverse farming practises this area has to offer – with all the major tourist attractions at your fingertips, Balfour is a great place to base yourself to visit Fiordland, the Catlins and Queenstown.

-45.8387394, 168.588012

84 Queen Street
New Zealand

+64 3 201 6404

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