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Crow's Nest Accommodation

Accommodation Type

Tourist Park / Camping, Backpackers, Self - Contained


Backpacker, cabin, & tent site from $15 to $90 p/p a night.  

Doubles rate for cabins $110 - $145 p/night

Child rates apply – 10 years and under.


  • Bunkrooms - sleeps up to 12+
  • Out-door cooking and eating areas as well as a well-equipped kitchen.
  • Cabin - 1 double bed, 1single, a small kitchen own toilet.
  • Cabins - 1 queen bed, a pull-out single, kitchen and bathroom facilities.
  • Tent sites.
  • Caravan/motorhome parking with power if required.
  • Complimentary tea coffee on arrival.
  • Breakfast packs and evening meal packs.
  • The Crow's Nest offers a garden setting with rural outlook to the Hawkdun Range and Mount Ida. Stunning Maniototo scenery by day, and by night, enjoy the beautiful starry nights.
  • A heated outdoor bath and a HOT TUB allows you to soak away the aches and pains of the day
  • EftPos available


Just 100 m. from the Otago Central Rail Trail.

Ensuite cabins, Bunkrooms, camping area.

This area offers great hill tracks for walking and biking, historic sites and seasonal sports.

  • In summer - fishing, swimming, tennis, biking, walking, farm and garden visits and golf.
  • In winter - curling, skating, biking, walking, X country skiing, farm visits, golf and the mid-winter 'Brass Monkey' motorbike rally.
  • Meals - for when you are too laid back to cook, it's just 200m to a good meal at the Oturehua Tavern.
  • NB. Payment by cash, EftPos or PayPal (for overseas guests).
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Bill May


3365 Ida Valley-Omakau Rd, Oturehua, 9389

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