There are plenty of hotels, motels, holiday homes, B&B’s and farmstays spread around Northern Southland, providing accommodation for every itinerary and budget. A particularly good way to get a taste of the farming heritage of the region is to stay at either the Nokomai Valley Lodge at Nokomai Station or the Dunrobin Station Farmstay. Peaceful camping is offered at holiday parks in Lumsden, Mossburn, Athol and Kingston, although those more adventurous might prefer the remote Piano Flat and Irthing Valley camping areas.
1212 Nokomai Road, Athol
A historic sheep and cattle station that offers guests a range of activities and farmstay accommodation in a breathtakingly beautiful setting.
Bed & Breakfast
708 Lumsden-Five Rivers Highway, Five Rivers
Enjoy unexpected delights at this stunning B&B with two stylish and comfortable guest rooms, located on the 700 acre Kotahi Farm in Five Rivers
15 Marion Street, Lumsden
Purple Haze Farmlet is set among hazelnut orchard in semi-rural area on the outskirt of small town called Lumsden.
302 Acton Downs Road, Mossburn
A self-contained farmstay cottage situated on a working farm and overlooking a beautiful duck pond with gorgeous mountain and farm views.
45 Saddle Road, Garston
Get a taste of rural New Zealand life at this comfortable farmstay Bed and Brekfast. Camping on the 1030 hectare property is also available.
3/1341 Winding Creek Road, Waikaia
Choose from either the comfort of the self-contained two-bedroom cottage or the rustic shearer’s quarters.
154 Dunrobin Valley Road, Mossburn
Self contained farmstay accommodation nestled on a large sheep and beef farm. Relax in the cottage or immerse yourself in New Zealand farm life.
1032 Riversdale-Ardlussa Road, Balfour
Brentleigh Homestead is a farmstay and fishing retreat on the banks of the Mataura River, famous for it's brown trout fly fishing.
42 Wilson Road, Balfour
A cosy self-contained cottage that can sleep up to six, situated on a Southland dairy farm overlooking the Mataura River and scenic mountains.