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Catlins Mohua Park

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in 'Karearea' cottage and loved every minute of it! We were a family of four, myself, my husband and 2 small boys. From the minute I started email conversations with Gill I knew we were being looked after well. When we arrived we were greeted by Gill and Lyndon who were the perfect hosts and so lovely. The...

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank you Carly, James, Zane & Locke. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience at Mohua Park and Catlins Wildlife Tours. It was a pleasure showing you the beautiful Catlins, to see your two little chaps loving their adventures. Its a good day when you arrive back to base exhausted having made most of exploring area. We were happy to...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

'Kahu' cottage was just what we needed - a lovely peaceful outlook with sheep and green hills (and misty mornings), whilst the wet weather kept us mainly inside and comfortable. Our hosts were very helpful and friendly, and it was great to be in the bush.

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Its always appreciated to get feedback on guest stays. Glad you enjoyed the quiet and peacefulness of our location.

Valthe, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Spent 2 nights in one of the cottages. Very quiet there, came there for the rainforest, which was a bit disappointing. Just a hilltop with the remnants of a rainforest. There were several short tracks to do, but what bothered me very much were the seashells, plastic and metal strips which were nailed every few meters to the trees! Totally...

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we are glad you enjoyed the quiet and comfort of the cottages. We still have much to do as new owners of Mohua Park, time will bring many small improvements, the use of suitable tags to further inform and educate guests on the variety of tree or plant they are seeing in our 30...

Newstead, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A beautiful haven from which to explore the Catlins. Our cottage had everything we could need, very comfortable and the view is stunning. The setting makes it feel very private but hosts are nearby if needed. There are great walks on the property if you don't feel like venturing out but the Catlins' beautiful coastline, rainforest walks and waterfalls are...

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank you Mary for your review. Your feedback is appreciated greatly. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Mohua Park and discovered the Catlins and its beauty. Hope to see you again :)

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed in 'Korimako' one of the four eco cottages on the edge of Mohua Park, looking out across the Catlins River Valley, lovely views. The cottages are quite close together but at the same time private, separated from one another with trees and native bush to the rear and sides. The owners Gill and Lyndon were friendly, helpful and...

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thanks for a wonderful review. A great overview of our property. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Come again.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely separate units, located in the middle of the Catlins not too far from Owaka. Room had excellent wifi and good facilities, will benefit from blockout curtains as the sun rises so early in the summer. Walks on site through the bush are well worth doing.

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank-you for your reveiw hope to see you again.

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

SO much better than a motel and such a great experience that added to our Catlins holiday. We won't hesitate to recommend this special place to family and friends. Best wishes to new owners Gill and Lyndon for lots of success as they host people at their special spot

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, its always wonderful to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us and The Catlins area. Was wonderful meeting you both and having a great chat over breakfast

Bulli, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stayed at the spectacular B&B for one night whilst travelling around the South Island and through the Caitlins. We would have stayed longer if we had known how serene and relaxing the property was. We took a tour with Lyndon (the host runs really entertaining tours,and he has good local knowledge of the area) to Nugget Point to view...

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thanks for such a wonderful review guys. We loved every minute. Meeting you was a treat, and your company greatly entertaining. We followed the remainder of your trip online. Absolutely love to have you back again. Cheers G & L

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Excellent eco-lodge in indigenous wooded grounds with many birds. Fabulous views from self catering appartments. Good guiding - yellow eyed penguins, sealions and fur seals, temperate rain forest, hill farms, lakes and seashore. Lovely food.

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, tours are definitely more enjoyable when the wildlife puts on a great display. It was a pleasure to meet you both.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My wife and I had a lovely stay at Mohua Park for our belated honeymoon. The area was quite secluded and very peaceful, exactly what we wanted. The cottage was immaculate and fit our every need. The views around the property and from the cottage itself were breathtaking. It was such a great experience to watch the sunrise each morning...

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GAM1965, Owner at Catlins Mohua Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review Michael, we are so happy we were able to provide the seclusion and privacy for you honeymoon. It was a pleasure meeting you both. cheers

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mohua Park cottages are private, spacious, environmentally friendly hotel standard plus studio units with wide views over forest and farm land of the upper Catlins River Valley. The property itself is a 14 hectare forest reserve and garden with many short walking tracks, lookouts and picnic seats and tables for guests to explore and enjoy the varied native and planted forest, valley views and abundant birds. Mohua Park is within walking distance of the Catlins River Track for longer walks and birdwatching - this is one of the best locations to see the rare mohua (yellowhead). Also good opportunities for cycling and trout fishin. Mohua Park is a 30 minute drive to the attractions of Nugget Point (rugged coast and yellow eyed penguins); Surat Bay (Hooker's sea lions), Purakaunui Falls, Papatowai beach and forest, Tautuku Bay, 1 hour to to the Cathedral Caves and Curio Bay petrified forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catlins Mohua Park

Address: 744 Catlins Valley Road | RD 2, Tawanui, Owaka 9586, New Zealand (Formerly Catlins Mohua Park)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka > Tawanui
Price Range: RM593 - RM677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Catlins Mohua Park 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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