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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were a bit nervous about staying with our 16 month old in a cabin but the accommodation was brilliant. Extremely comfy bed and the cabin was really spacious. The travel cot was in the room when we arrived and there was everything you could need there for preparing breakfast/small meals. Gorgeous views even though it was heavy rain whilst...

Thank Vaila R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a tent site and were surprised at how lovely this little campground was. The camp kitchen was great - user of gas stoves, cookware and crockery, and dishwashing supplies, all included in the price. A fridge and freezer was also available. Owner was lovely, knowledgeable about local walks and the road (if driving into Milford Sound), and happily...

Thank leecsw
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a complete indulgence in the nature within Knobs Flat. The tranquillity and emerging toIt is the best equipped campsite after you leave Te Anau for Milford Sound. It is around 1 hour drive from Milford Sound so it is so much closer than Te Anau saving some time to sleep before you go for the Milford Sound cruise....

Thank fycj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the grid but well provided for with its own hydroelectric plant - no internet / phone :) . Very clean, eco-friendly and comfortable units with everything you need for a few days stay, Great views from the window and easy access to some of the most amazing walks and scenery in the world. All complement by the friendly and...

Thank KiwisAbroad2008
Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought staying out in the middle of nowhere would be an ordeal and so was pleasantly surprised. Ok it's not a five star hotel but everything you need was there. And the view from the bed was the best. Location was perfect for doing the magnificent walks around. Both PC and Linda were lovely people, informative and helpful. This...

Thank timandmary2014
New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the larger unit. Comfy and warm bed. Room for three people. Good gas heater. Small fridge and stove. No oven. Shared BBQ. Nice outlook.... but some road noise. Awful bathroom... with mould in the corners and on the shower curtain. The water from the shower covered the floor during showers. No heater in the bathroom. Still an hours...

Thank ThomasSmith876
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great location for scenery and wildlife: we had a pair of rifleman nesting right outside our cabin window. Recommend a birding trip with PC: he's extremely knowledeable and a great guide to be with. Within easy reach of Milford Sound and with a whole range of walks on the doorstep. The units are well-equipped and comfortable: good showers! PC and...

Thank Sarah91052
Reviewed 3 November 2016

1. Lodging: Eco-friendly comfortable cabin accommodations with the basic necessities: full sets of cookware, organic teas and coffees. Room had generous Windows looking out onto one of the mountain ranges in the Fiordland area. Serene and peaceful retreat with a fantastic view and host. 2. Host: PC is awesome! Extremely knowledgeable about the land, sites, and weather nearby. Shared some...

1Thank KQTravels
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing location. All the facilities you need....heater, gas cooker, comfy bed, friendly host! Easy access to Milford Sound and great walks. So glad we cancelled our accommodation in Te Anau and stayed here for two nights.

1Thank Carla B
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Fantastic place less that an hour's drive to Milford Sound. Scenery to die for and great hospitality from PC (your host). We stayed in a cabin which is very well fitted out. Cooker, fridge, gas heater, with en-suite hot shower and flushing toilet. You need to bring your own food and drinks (except water). I worried about missing the place...

2Thank Jimmy S

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Address: SH 94 Te Anau Milford Highway | Te Anau, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Number of rooms: 6
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“Get there early to get the best tent site - it's a small campground!”
 of 5 bubbles leecsw, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The three cabins that run parallel to the main road have a spectacular uninterrupted view.”
 of 5 bubbles LJCBRH, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Check the web site out, it is what it is. If you want tranquility, this is the place.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterPaula2013, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“En suite is great...kitchens very well equipped.”
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 of 5 bubbles NHGeoguy, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“- Make sure you bring everything with you, there are no shops around - There are lots of sandflies so bring repellent”
 of 5 bubbles TimTam8765, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
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