Accommodation Options

Below is a list of accommodation providers in and close to Tuatapere. Accommodation options range from hotel to B&B, and from motel to backpackers. Click on the providers' name to visit their website.

Waiau Hotel  - Finalists Hanz Awards 2010, Best Country Hotel

Email:  |  Tel: 64 3 2266409

Stay at our historic country hotel (opened 1909) and enjoy true Southern hospitality. Quinton guarantees a warm welcome and friendly service. The hotel has 26 rooms (6 with ensuite) and can accommodate up to 54 people.

Relax in the main bar while you enjoy a bistro meal with a beer or a Central Otago wine. Famous Tuatapere sausages are on the early breakfast menu. The Hump Ridge Cafe & Bar can supply home-made bacon & egg pie etc. for lunches.

Trampers are welcome to leave their excess luggage and their vehicles in a secure area. Full laundry facilities, ATM, internet kiosk, TAB, bottle store and guest garden area are available.  

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Kirmington Dene - Boutique B&B  |  Tel: 64 3 2266630

Kirmington DeneKirmington Dene offers boutique accommodation on a working sheep and beef farm, situated 7km south of Tuatapere. We offer two king-sized rooms and a separate lounge for the comfort of our guests. Each room has a large ensuite and underfloor heating. A gourmet evening dinner and breakfast is included.


Last Light Lodge

Email:  |  Tel: 64 3 2266667  |  Mobile: 64 27 3882442

Last Light LodgeClosest backpackers to the Hump Ridge Track. Last Light Lodge & Cafe offers dorm rooms, private cabins, powered campervan, non-powered and tent sites. Internet cafe and Wi-Fi available throughout the complex. On-site cafe serves fantastic coffee, hearty breakfasts, lunches and dinners with a passion for food and flavour.


Tuatapere Motels, Shooters Backpackers & Holiday Park

Email:  |  Tel: 64 27 2222 612

ShootersCome and stay in the heart of Tuatapere. We offer a budget for all pockets, from self-contained motel units to a modern backpackers that caters for the single traveller or groups. Extras include Wi-Fi, internet, spa, animal park and mini golf course. Close to all facilities. Clean, modern and welcoming.



Wicked Wee Dump near the Hump

Email:  | Tel: 64 3 2266238

Wicked Wee DumpVisit us for the ultimate cosy B&B experience. A self-contained studio unit suitable for a couple or one person: kitchen, shower, toilet, alfresco bath and all linen provided. Continental breakfast included in tariff. Nearest accommodation to Bluecliffs beach and the Hump Ridge Track, and just 2km from Tuatapere.




Contact Us

Phone:   03 226 6739 or 0800 486 774
Fax:   03 226 6074
Address:     31 Orawia Rd, Tuatapere 9620, Southland New Zealand

Office Opening Hours

Summer Season

14th November 2017 to 8th April 2018

7:30am - 6pm

Winter Season

28th April 2017 to 8th November 2017

Please contact us via phone or email as the Tuatapere office is closed during this period.

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