The Great Southern Discovery Accommodation


The Great Southern Discovery Accommodation

You will stay at a variety of places during this itinerary. 

Blue Peaks Lodge - Queenstown

At Blue Peaks we are proud to offer you more than just a motel room –  located just a five minute stroll from Queenstown’s shops, restaurants and nightlife, you have the freedom to enjoy the peaceful surroundings with everything you need at your doorstep. We have thought of everything we can to make sure our guests have a wonderful stay in Queenstown. At Blue Peaks Lodge we are proud of our clean, comfortable and modern accommodation choices, we have everything you should expect from a 4 star, highly recommended Queenstown motel, but we have so much else to offer you.

Milford Sound Lodge - Milford Sound

Slow down, breathe deep and stay the night on the doorstep of one of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landmarks, Milford Sound. This is Milford Sound's only accommodation.

Here, in one of the wildest places in the South Island, discover one of the finest accommodation experiences. A collection of secluded and stylish chalets with a front-row seat to the spectacle of Fiordland and its waterfalls, rushing rivers and towering peaks. Find sanctuary after a day exploring Fiordland and Milford Sound. 

Doubtful Sound overnight cruise aboard Fiordland Navigator - Doubtful Sound

The Fiordland Navigator is a purpose built vessel designed to replicate a traditional trading scow and is perfectly suited to cruising the fiords. 

Lake Front Lodge - Te Anau

We welcome you to Lakefront Lodge, Te Anau’s modern, up-market motel which offers superior accommodation and friendly, helpful service. Lakefront Lodge is centrally located to both Lake Te Anau and the town centre. From here enjoy the stunning scenery of Fiordland’s World Heritage National Park. Situated at the gateway to the globally renowned Milford Sound in Fiordland, Lakefront Lodge Te Anau offers the perfect base from which to explore.

Lakefront Lodge offers self-contained units with free WiFi, cooking facilities and satellite TV. Heating, electric blankets and heated towel rails are provided. Lakefront Lodge Te Anau is a 5-minute walk from the restaurants and shops of Te Anau town centre. 

Homestead Villa Motel - Invercargill

The Homestead Villa Motel is conveniently situated in central Invercargill, just a couple of minutes from the city centre and only a short distance from all major attractions, sporting and entertainment venues and services. Walk to the end of the street and you’ll find the jewel of the city…. beautiful Queen’s Park; an 81 hectare paradise (a mix of landscaped and natural gardens), animal reserve and much more…

Bay Motel - Stewart Island

With panoramic views of the Tasman Sea, Bay Motel overlooks Halfmoon Bay on Stewart Island. It features a nearby golf course, a free shuttle service and free private parking on site. All modern apartments include a seating area with satellite TV and a kitchen with fridge, microwave, tea/coffee making facilities. Rooms open out on a private balcony, with views of the bay or surrounding bush. The spacious rooms also offer free WiFi, electric blankets and individually controlled central heating. Bay Motel is a 5-minutes’ walk from shops and restaurants; its location allows many hiking and trekking possibilities in the native forests of Rakiura National Park.

The Whistling Frog - The Catlins

Our central Catlins accommodation and restaurant resort is close to all the main attractions of this area- McLean Falls, Catlins Cathedral Caves, Historical Logging Site, Tautuku Estuary Boardwalk, Tautuku Beach, Mirror Lake Wilkie, Papatowai Settlement, Catlins Lost Gypsy Gallery, Papatowai Estuary, Catlins Papatowai Country Store & Fuel, Purakaunui Falls, Matai Falls, Horseshoe Falls, & the Historical Rail Trail, Kayaking and Horse Trekking.

You can relax with a hot cup of tea or coffee with a biscuit with our in-room facilities for our deluxe units and if you like your cuppa with milk, we have you covered, just let us know at check in! We also provide free WIFI so you can let everyone know all about the fun your having. The Catlins Whistling Frog Restaurant is also available on site, featuring a delicious gourmet menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The best part is, we'll even do the dishes!

The Palms - Dunedin

Dunedin Palms Motel has been owned by Karen and Alex Greenan since April of 2014. We are dedicated to providing top quality accommodation at fair rates and always being honest. We have a professional, friendly and efficient team who strive to provide the highest level of facility presentation and cleanliness. 

Fantastic inner city location, being just a 5 minute walk to the centre of Dunedin – The Octagon. This means our guests are right in the middle of the action, walking distance to Bars, Cafes Restaurants and Shopping. Only a stones throw from Dunedin’s up and coming Warehouse Precinct featuring boutique bars, cafes, and entertainment.

The Pavillions Hotel - Christchurch

Just 5 minutes' walk from Hagley Park, easy stroll to Victoria Street shops, restaurants and bars and 5 minutes' drive from central Christchurch. Merivale is also just a 5 minute stroll where you can enjoy shopping, cafes, trendy restaurants and bars. The Christchurch International Airport is a 15-minute drive away. Pavilions Hotel features an outdoor heated swimming pool, a spa pool and a well-equipped fitness centre. Guests also enjoy our restaurant and a bar. The spacious accommodation each offer free parking and a flat-screen TV.

The restaurant is open 7 days a week and serves a full à la carte menu as well as lighter snacks. The room service menu is available 24 hours a day. Check in/out is also available 24 hours per day.

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