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Nokomai Station is an iconic high country sheep and cattle station in Northern Southland, New Zealand. Nokomai Valley Accommodation offers four modern colonial styled one and two bedroom self contained cottages nestled amongst beautiful old trees and surrounding the settler's original stone homestead. Here at Nokomai we endeavour to give our guests a truley unique holiday experience with a wide range of activities right on our back door step - these include Fly fishing, Farm tours, Helicopter flights, Walking, Mountain biking and Golf Cross.Nokomai Station is only one hours drive from Queenstown and is on your direct path to Milford Sound. The accommodation season is open from October through til April. Each cottage is fully set up for self catering however most of our guests enjoy dining in the restored historic stone homestead meeting other guests and enjoying a delicious two course country styled meal. The cottages have their own laundry facilities, super king size beds, Sky tv, phone and Wifi internet making these exceptional 'homes away from home'. Nokomai is well positioned as a base for fly fishing anglers with a vast array of different rivers and streams within an hours drive. Nearest and most important is the Mataura River, which flows through Nokomai for atleast 20km. The Mataura is world famous for its brown trout and clear waters whihch provide excellent opportunities for sight fishing. We can arrange local fishing guides to take guests out.Nokomai Station is a fully operational high country sheep and cattle station - one of the largest in the country. You get a unique opportunity to watch it as it happens and get up close to the animals. We also offer farm tours where you can feed pets and if suitable, watch dogs working. Nokomai Station also has a wide variety of tracks and trails that are ideal for walking/biking and exploring our high setting. Our guests get a glimpse of 'real' New Zealand and high country station life, something we hold very close to our hearts and look forward to sharing with you.Nokomai Helicopters based on the station, provides meticulously maintained helicopters, highly trained and friendly pilots to give you an experience of a life time. Discover some of the most stunning and beautiful scenery in NZ with personalised or packaged scenic helicopter flights (inclding Milford Sound, Queenstown region).
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Frankton Airport60 km
Manapouri Airport74 km
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

My wife and I spent the first 4 days of our 3 week trip to the South Island at Nokamai in early January. This was our first trip to New Zealand, and we could not have picked a better place for our introduction to that...More

Date of stay: January 2018
2  Thank Cort F
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to spend a few relaxing days. Ann and her staff were great. We also went fly fishing and enjoyed it. The place is low key and homey. Breakfast and dinner are good and there is plenty.

Date of stay: December 2017
2  Thank Claire C
Reviewed 15 December 2017

My husband and I travelled with my parents (in their late 70s) and two young boys (ages 4 and 2). We stayed at Nokomai Valley Lodge for 3 nights in a beautiful and comfortable cottage. Ann was an extremely gracious host who was very sensitive...More

Date of stay: December 2017
2  Thank leong-hohilmay
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We spent two days at Nokomai at the end of our two week NZ vacation. Ann was so kind and gracious (and patient- even took our family photo!) We enjoyed tour of the working farm, the comfy beds, beautiful walks and fly fishing with Daryl....More

Date of stay: January 2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Ann and Louise were very friendly and welcoming. This was truly a proper New Zealand farm experience. Not for those who want a watered down touristy version. The stars at night were stunning and farm animals plenty. Food was great, and the other guests were...More

Date of stay: December 2016
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"All cabins are good."
14 Nov 2016
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"There are only 4 "cottages" with plans for a 5th."
17 Feb 2016
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"All rooms are excellent"
27 Nov 2015
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"Any of the cottages are comfortable. We stayed in #1 and enjoyed the solitude."
22 Mar 2015
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