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1212 Nokomai Road, 9793 New Zealand
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#375 of 1,471 Speciality lodging in South Island
Nokomai Valley Lodge is a country destination nestled in the home valley of Nokomai Station. This is a high country sheep and beef farming property one hour south of Queenstown, within the hills of Northern Southland. The lodge offers comfortable, spacious accommodation in the four country style cottages, well set up for outdoor enthusiasts, or just relaxing. In house communal dining is available, enjoy high country cuisine with our other guests. The lodge and facilities also provide a venue for a variety of functions; family gatherings, tour groups, reunions, corporate retreats, interest learning courses etc. Fishing - the lodge is close to the Mataura River, famous for its fly fishing and brown trout. Many other rivers are also close by. Excellent guides are available. Activities nearby; Horse riding, Mountain biking, Cycling, Hiking, Bird watching, Star gazing, Self Guided History Trail around the valley. No street lights, vivid night skies, massive mountains and a warm welcome! Take a step away from the daily rush to explore a winding country road leading to our beautiful hidden valley.
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Free parking
Free internet
Lazy river
Breakfast available
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Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Complimentary instant cofffee
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
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Walk-in shower
Separate living room
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Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Sofa bed
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Gerty5 wrote a review Nov 2016
Sydney, Australia12 contributions3 helpful votes
We keep coming back to Nokomai Station and each time we return we are reminded how beautiful the place is! A large working sheep station there is always action. We went fly fishing and were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day to explore the river. The food was delicious - Louise expertly managed a full house producing a dinner of venison and chocolate mousse for dessert. Thank you to Ann and Brian for another wonderful stay.
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Date of stay: November 2016
Nancy A wrote a review Apr 2016
Massachusetts85 contributions38 helpful votes
This was the highlight of three weeks on the South Island. It is simply wonderful. It's actually beyond fantastic. It's natural beauty is amazing, Ann and her staff are friendly and helpful. The food is scrumptious and plentiful. The 'cabins' are very comfortable, large, fully equipped and have lovely porches for sitting and looking at the beautiful surroundings. There is a ton to do on the station. Lots of walks, outstanding fishing, a helicopter to take you on a tour, or drop you at the top of something and let you walk down. We were lucky enough to watch two shepherds and ten dogs move over a thousand sheep from one place to another. Very exciting. Ann also gave us a tour of the station and explained the sheep operations to us. It was an outstanding visit.
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Date of stay: March 2016
Claire F wrote a review Feb 2016
Copenhagen Region, Denmark36 contributions15 helpful votes
We stayed here one night on our way to Milford Sound. Apparently, most come here for extended stays while fly fishing; however, this was a pleasant and unique way for our family to see NZ! Run by a local family, with warm-friendly-B&B style service; Nokomai was a treat! Be sure to get there for dinner. The food was one of our best meals in NZ! And sheep for miles! Don't be put off by the long, gravel drive in- it through us for a loop...definitely remote!
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Date of stay: February 2016
Squashfrog wrote a review Feb 2016
Vancouver, Canada16 contributions10 helpful votes
We stayed for 3 nights. We wanted a place to relax and unwind - far away from the crowds. This station is the perfect get away. The cottages are large, comfortable and fully equipped (washer,dryer,tv, Internet). We choose to have lunches and dinners catered by the station. Louise's meals are fantastic and the portions more then generous. You will not go hungry. We arranged a half day of trout fishing. We are fly fishing beginners but with our guide Len's exceptional lesson we caught several brown trout. I highly recommend giving it a try. Spent a half day trekking up the river creek and the scenery was magnificent. There are lots of activities that we did not have a chance to try -biking, horseback trekking etc... We spent 3 weeks driving around the South Island and this
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Date of stay: January 2016
Kim D wrote a review Nov 2015
Sydney, Australia38 contributions52 helpful votes
I've been fishing in NZ South Island yearly since 1991 and have stayed in a large variety of backcountry huts, motels, B+B's, tents and lodges but my recent stay at Nokomai Station this month was one of the most memorable ever. I think it's certainly amongst the most beautiful places I've ever stayed in and the hospitality from Ann and her husband and the amazing Louise who runs the accomodation is faultless. Her cooking confirms her past professional chef status and they can't do enough for you. If you want to fish the Mataura, Oreti, Whitestone and many more rivers around then book one of the excellent guides for whatever number of days you want and if with a non fishing partner then they will enjoy the many other options available to them too. I haven't a single criticism of
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Date of stay: November 2015
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