Charming Family-Friendly Cabin for Rent in Otago, New ZealandOamaru, South Island (New Zealand)
Charming Family-Friendly Cabin for Rent in Otago, New Zealand
This fantastic family-friendly cabin is located in the Otago region of New Zealand’s stunning South Island and can accommodate up to four guests. This compact and functional accommodation features a comfy double-size bed and a set of cozy single bunk beds. All of the beds come with a top-quality, new inner-sprung mattress. The cabin features its own wash basin and toilet, for comfort and convenience. Sheets and pillows will be provided by the host, but guests should provide their own towels. Glampers can also bring along blankets, for colder weather, or these are available to rent from the host, for an additional fee.
Inside the cabin, guests will immediately feel snug and at home, as there are carpeted floors and curtained windows. On a small storage unit, glampers will find a kettle and mugs, meaning that morning tea and coffee can be prepared in the comfort of the cabin. Snacks and drinks can be enjoyed at the dining table. Other amenities in the cabin include heating, and free, data-limited Wi-Fi access.
Outside, there are extensive shared grounds and facilities, including bathrooms with showers, fully-equipped kitchens, a TV room, a playground, and a barbecue area. Glampers have the option to dine al fresco, as there are several picnic tables close to the accommodation.
Some excellent facilities await glampers who choose this lovely property. Those traveling by car will be pleased to know that there is free parking available on the premises. All accommodations have a fast Wi-Fi connection, with up to 400 MB of data usage per day. Shared facilities include two fully-equipped kitchens, with dining areas, several bathrooms, with free hot, high-pressure showers, and a TV room, with satellite channels. Glampers can prepare al fresco meals at the communal barbecue, and families with children will love the property's great playground. Guests who need to launder clothes can take advantage of the free laundry, and basic supplies, such as eggs and long life milk. There are also fishing supplies available to buy from the host, and the office is open during the day, in case guests have any questions about local activities and attractions.
- Shared Barbecue
- Laundry service
- Linens and pillows
- Horse stall
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Check-in: 02:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
Check-out: 11:00 AM late check-out allowed additional charge
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Events allowed
Some spaces are shared
Pets are not permitted at this property.
The free Wi-Fi is limited to 400 MB per day.
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location & Surroundings
Oamaru, South Island (New Zealand)
Detailed location provided after booking
- Water sports
- Horseback riding on-site
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Scuba diving
- Wine tasting
- Wildlife watching
There are many great activities for glampers to enjoy here. On the property, guests can fish for salmon, trout, and whitebait in the river. From the nearby beach, it’s possible to reel in cod. The property’s small shop sells fishing supplies for those who want to try their hand at this. The host also offers the possibility to go horseback riding, for a small fee per person. Kids will love petting the property’s friendly horses, and waking to the sounds of the chickens and roosters, who provide fresh free range eggs for guests to purchase.
Nature lovers will be in their element around 15 miles from the property, where they can discover the Blue Penguin Colony. These are the world’s smallest penguins, and they nest under the cliffs, close to the town of Oamaru. The evening is the best time to visit, as this is when these amazing birds return home from a day’s fishing, and walk up the stone ramp, to the breeding colony. Another fantastic way to learn more about the nature and history of the region is to take the half-hour trip to the Vanished World Centre in Duntroon, where visitors can see unique world-class fossils, including those of ancient whales, dolphins, penguins, and sharks.
Golfing enthusiasts don’t have far to go to get their fix, as there’s an excellent 18-hole course just a 10-minute drive from the property. Fans of outdoor adventure will fall in love with this region, with opportunities nearby for biking, at the Cape Wanbrow Trails, and water sports, in Oamaru Harbour. In the harbor, glampers can take part in paddle boarding, canoeing, and kayaking. Diving and snorkeling are on offer, with the best spots being around Moeraki, which is around 35 miles away. Kakanui, around 20 miles from the property is well-known for its superb surfing, but guests should be sure to hire a wetsuit, as the water can get a little cold.
For those in need of retail therapy, nearby Oamaru has a fine selection of unique stores, where guests can find local products and memorable souvenirs. The town also has a superb choice of restaurants, and several wineries, breweries, and distilleries. Just down the road from the property, guests can dine at the Riverstone Kitchen, which is so good that it’s been voted “New Zealand Restaurant of the Year” twice.