Denise and James Anderson
770 Winding Creek Road
See the location on google maps
3 2026 522
Please mention nzfishing.com when you make an
enquiry or booking.
Awatere is well positioned as a base for fly fishing anglers, with numerous fishing rivers and streams within an hour’s drive. Most of these rivers are not set amidst steep terrain, so they are reasonably easy to access.
Plus the many other waters including small clear streams that Northern Southland is renown for.
||Awatere Cottage can arrange a guide for you. Michael Vetters is a local who guides on waters he has known all his life. He will pick you up from the Cottage and take you to some great waters he has discovered over the years.
Waikaia Cottage is marked
on the upper
Mataura / Waikaia River map It is located 8 km east of Waikaia.
2 hour’s drive from Queenstown and Dunedin
1 ½ hour’s drive north of Invercargill.
But in reality miles aways....
- Bedroom 1 with queen bed
- Bedroom 2 with two singles
- All linen supplied, down duvets and pillows, electric blankets, spare blankets
- Suitcase rack
- Towels supplied
- Heated towel rail
- Full oven and cook top
- Tea, coffee and coffee plunger
- Expandable dining table
- Flat screen TV with Sky
- Expandable dining table
- Electric heating
- Washing machine
- cleaning supplies
There is also a large verandah with outdoor table and chairs and great views over the surrounding countryside. A room is also provided where wet weather gear and waders can be hung to dry. There is also plenty of parking space including room for a boat within the fenced section.
Within the owner's house they also have a room that can be used by guests. It has a king size bed complete with down duvet and pillows. Guests have their own bathroom and can use the main lounge, kitchen and laundry.
|Other local activities
- Kayaking, swimming, hunting and walking
- Piano Flat reserve
- Gore – Eastern Southland Gallery
- Hokonui Moonshine Museum
- Mandaville – Croyden Aviation Museum
- A great Hotel in Waikaia with a restaurant
"We thought we lived
in Paradise USA, but your cottage is a paradise. We loved the animals
and loved to fish your great waters"
"What a treat to stay in such a beautiful
The perfect setting to relax and explore
as at 1 Aug 2017
The tariff for
Waikaia Cottage is
- NZ$150 per night for 2 people
- NZ$25 per night each extra person
Note: This includes GST and linen.
||As the cottage is very popular with anglers please check availability for the dates you require.
|Arrowtown holiday home
The Andersons have another
modern 3-bedroom house in Arrowtown (near Lake
Wakitipu and the Kawarau River) and overseas guests often use
both properties during their stay.
Rate: $320 a night for four people. Please
enquire for rates for two people.
Beautiful clean rivers on your doorstep