Experience warm country welcomes in your choice of B&Bs, motels, hotels, and camp sites.


Wentworth Heights B&B

Accommodation on a small farmlet. Ensuite rooms. Free Wifi. Continental and Cooked breakfast included in tarrif. Spectacular views, genuine Southland Hospitality.

86A Wentworth Heights, Gore
Phone: 03 208 6476    Mobile: 027 617 3529;  Website:


Awatere Cottage

Modern, self contained, well appointed 2 bedroom cottage situated on a sheep and beef hill property 8 km from Waikaia. Quality linen, tea and coffee supplied. Great views and within an easy walk of 2 fishing streams.

Awatere, RD3, Gore
Phone/Fax: 03 202 6522


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Bell’s Retreat Cottage

Set in the rural landscape of Southland, our cottage offers visitors a relaxing holiday experience. This warm sunny self-contained cottage sleeps up to 8 people (1 double, 2 queen and 2 single beds). Continental Breakfast included.

141 Waikaka Road, NO.5RD Gore
Phone/Fax: 03 207 1869
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Charlton Motel

12 fully self-contained ground-floor units, Sky TV, DVD players & Trackside, serviced daily. Laundry available. 500 metres to Town & Country Club, racecourse & showgrounds. Meals by arrangement.

9 Charlton Road, Gore
Phone: 03 208 9733    Fax: 03 208 9734    0800 929 733 (Freephone)
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Dolamore Park Camp

22 powered sites and unlimited tent sites on grassed area. Kitchen, BBQ and shower facilities. Flush toilets. Motorhome dump station. Cell phone reception in the park is limited. NO DOGS. Well-formed tracks through native forest, 1 wheelchair accessible. Gates closed dusk till dawn. 

Adults $10. Children $2. Under 5 FREE.

10km off SH94, Gore to Lumsden Road, Gore - signposted from Gore.
Phone: 03 209 0330 - council office   Caretaker Mobile: 027 292 4400   Park Fax:  03 208 6896
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Esplanade Motels

We welcome you to our comfortable, spacious, modern and warm self-contained ground floor units, which sleep four to six people. One disabled unit available. All units serviced daily, ample parking - 300 metres to fishing.

35 Railway Esplanade, Gore
Phone/Fax: 03 208 0888     0800 285 050 (Freephone)
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Falconer Lodge

Charming accommodation in an elegant setting located south side of Gore. Ensuite rooms, free WIFI, guest lounge with TV, outdoor courtyard and breakfast available on request. 

40 Charlton Lane, Gore
Phone: 0800 289 946   Fax: 03 208 7145     Mobile: 027 304 2054
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Haumuri Retreat B&B Homestay

Ships Cone a scenic treasure. Accommodation - Rata Room Double & Kowhai Singles, includes cooked breakfast. Private bathrooms and seperate living area, Sky TV, free Wifi. Farming with community and environment. Hospitality and value.

57 Dolamore Park Rd, Gore
Phone: 03 208 1912    Mobile: 027 208 1912
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Heartland Hotel Croydon

Set amongst 13 acres of park & gardens.  36 guest rooms with excellent facilities, family & interconnecting rooms available. Licenced Restaurant, Public Bar, 24hr reception, extensive conference & corporate facilities. 9 hole par 3 golf course.

100 Waimea Street, Croydon, Gore 9776
Phone: 03 208 9029   Freephone: 0800 696963
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Hokonui B&B Homestay

Luxury rural B&B, 5mins from Gore. A private, spacious, modern home with spectacular views. 1 king/ensuite, 1 queen/ensuite & 1 twin bedroom/private bathroom. Continental & cooked breakfast available. Free Wi Fi

258 Reaby Road, Gore
Phone: 03 208 4890 or 0800 707275;  Mobile: 027 568 4835
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Inglenook Homestay

Located just a few minutes walk from the centre of town, everything you need is close by. Perfect for a one-night stay, or as a base to visit local attractions. 

Two bedrooms (1 queen bed, 2 single beds)

41 Ardwick Street. Gore
Phone: 03 208 1282
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Kowhai Place B&B Homestay

A new, high quality B&B located in Gore, on the banks of the Mataura River. Upstairs: 2 bedrooms with 2 king single beds & guests share bathroom. Downstairs: Fully self contained unit with queen bed & sofa bed, ensuite & lounge.

41 Huron Street, Gore
Phone/Fax:       03 208 8022    Mobile: 027 203 8734
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Mainholm Lodge

A lovingly restored Victorian homestead. Originally built as a grand family home in 1908, it now provides luxury 4.5 star-rated accommodation and fine dining. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, a TV & DVD player & DVD library.

592 Pomahaka Road RD1, Gore 9771
Phone: (03) 204 8024    Fax: (03) 204 8080
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Nithdale Farmstay

Nithdale Farmstay is part of the modern homestread recently built on Nithdale Station - a large property with a history of farming dating back to 1856.

The accommodation os a fully self contained unit with kitchen, bathroom, two double rooms (one room can service two single beds). Bed and breakfast standard, with evening meals available by prior arrangement. Farm tours are also available by arrangement.

Nithdale Station, Kaiwera


Oakleigh Motel

Do you have an event on? Would you like to fish our rivers, or just require an overnight stop? Come and relax in our quiet garden settings a short walk from the town centre. Ten self-contained units with queen beds, two with spa baths.

70 Hokonui Drive, Gore        
Phone/Fax: 03 208 4863     0800 625 534 (Freephone)
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Pinehill Cottages

Pinehill Cottages

We offer a 3 bedroom cottage with 2 double rooms & 1 twin room & a sleepout cottage with 2 twin rooms. Both self contained with bathroom and kitchen facilities. Quiet farm location. 2 minutes walk to Mataura River & close to Gore.

297 River Road, 2RD, Gore
Phone:  03 208 7516


Reservation B&B

Qualmark 4+ Star. On 5 acres overlooking Gore. 1 Queen En-Suite room, 2 Queen Rooms share a bathroom (rollaway/porta cot available).  Guest lounge. 1 Super King studio (available as twin). Own lounge/dining, private entry. Complimentary tea/coffee and bar fridge.  Unlimited Free WIFI. Buffet breakfast, Café style coffee and Moonshine tasting

Hosts: Jayne & Bruce Moffatt

16 Spittles Way, Gore
Phone 03 208 1200 Mobile 027 301 5879

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River Retreat - Mataura

Newly renovated accomodation near the Mataura River - within walking distance to the Mataura shops, and only 10 minutes drive to Gore.

The section is fully fenced, there are 2 double rooms and 2 single rooms. Everything is new inside and heated with a heatpump. There is a nice outlook to the river to the East.

12 River Street, Mataura
Phone: 027 321 9458

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Riverlea Motel

10 modern, spacious, studio and 1 & 2 bedroom ground floor units. Queen size beds, full kitchen facilities, high pressure showers and video/DVD players. Cooked or continental breakfast available. Very clean and tidy accommodation.

46-48 Hokonui Drive, Gore           
Phone/Fax:  03 208 3130     0508 202 780 (Freephone)
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Twin River Cottages

Five minutes drive from Gore, an upmarket, luxury and fully self-contained one bedroomed cottage. Expansive rural views and a great place to be based while exploring all that Southland, Fiordland and Central Otago have to offer. 

430 Waipahi Highway, McNab No 1RD, Gore 9771
Phone: 027 438 5775

Waikaia Motels

Waikaia Motels

Motels located at 42 Blaydon St, 3 Queen Units & 1 Twin Unit with fridge/freezer, microwaves & hot plates. All units have kitchenette & bathroom. 1 unit wheelchair access.

42 Blaydon Street, Waikaia  (Office & Reception at Hotel)
Phone: 03 202 7821


Waikaia Camping Ground

Waikaia Motor Camp

Motor Camp has 63 powerpoints. Open from 1st October (when fishing seasons starts) until Easter. 3 Cabins and 1 caravan also available for hire.  

Caretaker: Graeme & Kaye Coates
Scotswood Street, Waikaia
Phone: 03 202 7822

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Waikaka Hotel

Quiet and relaxing, country Hotel  with reported friendly Ghosts. Rooms are basic, clean and comfortable.

Hotel: 5 single rooms, and 1 Queen Size bedroom, shared Bathroom, shower & toilet. 5 Cabins – each with Queen & single beds. 1 cabin with 2 single beds, Shared shower & toilet

Pet friendly – Self Service Continental breakfast, free tea & coffee available, in guest dining room.

11 Main Street, Waikaka
Phone/Fax: 03 207 2809