Accommodation in Wedderburn

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Wedderburn Cottages

Experience the country lifestyle at Wedderburn

The Lodge and Cottages offer excellent accommodation situated at the top of the Otago Central Rail Trail. This is a very popular stop on the Rail Trail. The old farm homestead is the perfect place to stay for groups and families.  Along with the 14 Ensuited units, our new Miners huts offer ideal basic accommodation.

To add to the relaxing atmosphere, The Lodge and Cottages are situated on their own 9 hole golf course.

The Lodge and Cottages at Wedderburn are your first choice for accommodation on the Rail Trail, or just for a relaxing country break.

Bookings are essential as one stay is never enough.

Address: State Highway 85, P O Box 15 Wedderburn
Phone: Lorraine 03 444 9194 or 027 268 9194 

Wedderburn Tavern

Wedderburn Tavern (built in 1885) is the highest point on the Otago Central Rail Trail.

Relax in the garden bar, take in the views and sample some excellent Central Otago wines or an ice cold beer. Have a game of golf or try your hand at Petanque.
Freedom Camping available.


  • Rooms inside Tavern $55 per person including a continental breakfast, tea & coffee.
  • 2 Mud brick rooms sleep 2 per room, $45 per person including a continental breakfast, tea & coffee
  • We dont make people share.

Steve & Cheryl Cormack, PO Box 1, Wedderburn, Central Otago
Phone: 03 444 9548
Mobile: 027 2800 185

Mt Ida Farmstay

Mt Ida Farmstay (circa 1920s) is situated right on the highest point of the Central Otago Rail Trail with a downward glide to either Wedderburn (3km) or Oturehua (8km).

This lovingly maintained farmhouse offers quality self-contained Bed and Breakfast accommodation in a tranquil, cosy setting. An added bonus if the secluded outdoor spa pool.

For those not wishing to self-cater in the modern country kitchen, hosts Greg and Tina go the extra mile by providing a courtesy vehicle for dining at 2 local taverns.

  • Warm and inviting sunny rooms
  • 3 bedrooms
    • 1x double
    • 2 x superking or twin single
  • Quality beds and all linen provided
  • Private outdoor spa pool
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Laundry with washing machine
  • Log burner
  • Horses and riders welcome, paddocks available
  • Farm tours by arrangement

Meals:  Generous country-style continental breakfast included in tarriff
              Full kitchen available for self-catering,
              or experience country hospitality at the Wedderburn or Oturehua Tavern (free courtesy vehicle available)
              Fresh home-baked afternoon tea on arrival
              Tea , coffee and milk available.
Your Welcoming Hosts: Greg and Tina Becker  
RD1 Oturehua
Phone/Fax 03 4449432
Mobile 021 2590164

Little Rough Ridge Cottage B&B

A warm and cosy two bedroom mountain cottage with excellent  amenities including solar hot water and a great log fire. This house was designed and built in 2007 to provide an uplifting, resource-efficient stay in a private setting.  Situated on a farm block with unlimited views it is also walking distance to the Trail and to Wedderburn tavern. Perfect for families and those wanting to stay longer at the hub of the Otago Rail Trail.

Fully independent, private house with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, full kitchen, woodbox fire, laundry.
Beds can be made up as two doubles, four singles or a  combination.  

Tariff: (from Jan 2011)
$200 per night, double or two people
$40 per night for each extra person
$30 child under 10 (when accompanied)
Continental breakfast provided
Fresh eggs and bacon provided for $5/head
All Linen provided 

Other Facilities:
Right next to the Wedderburn Pub
Plenty of undercover bike and car parking
Horse paddock available
Walking, horse trekking or mountain biking over farm all possible
Farm and 4WD tours available from Off Rail Tours

Evzen Novak and Sophie Jerram
Phone: 04 934 9749
Mobile: 029 934 9749