CLOUD9 Curio Bay, beachfront, Porpoise Bay.

Bach or holiday home | Curio Bay | #24355

9.5/10 (33 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Snug and cosy yet intimate with Mother Nature, inviting beach and endless vistas out your windows.
  • Abundant wildlife,wee Blue penguin hide,Yellow-Eye penguin tend their chicks,Hector dolphin frolic.
  • Every hour presents a new glory, boredom is not an option, yet peace reigns.Don't forget your camera

Just a few kilometres from Slope Point, the southernmost point of the South Island, nestled in the Catlins lie the magical Curio and Porpoise Bays. A small detour from the Southern Scenic Route guides you to a slice of paradise. The area is rich with wildlife, scenic beauty and heritage. Points of interest include a Jurassic Petrified forest, bush walks, swimming, surfing, kayaking and endless Southern Ocean views. The Waikawa Museum highlights the whaling, logging and pioneering heritage of this fertile region. Hector’s Dolphin visit annually from October through to March (occasionally April). You will be able to watch them teach their young to surf the waves just in front of CLOUD9. Walk down the road to the Petrified Forest at the end of the day to watch the Yellow-eyed penguins return onto the rock shelf from a day of fishing to preen and make their way into the flax to feed their hidden hungry chicks.

Take the road less travelled, settle in with your family in one of the cosiest homes in one of the most beautiful locations on the planet. CLOUD9 is modest, inviting, secure and has fantastic views of the pristine coastline – a photographer’s dream. The beds and linen are luxurious and wonderfully comfortable. Your drinking water comes from the sky, there’s none tastier. It's impossible to communicate all of this magic with the written word. Your memories will be priceless.

The Niagara Falls Café Ph. (03) 2468 577 is nearby. Visit their website.

Invercargill (the gateway to Stewart Island) and Bluff are one hour further West, down the track. Invercargill offers a little of everything anyone could ever want. Dunedin lies three hours to the North. It is a thriving City with the world class University of Otago and a rich cultural heritage. Queenstown is also about three hours away, a bustling resort destination loved by many. The Southern part of the South Island will become an everlasting memory but nothing will surpass your time at CLOUD9.

Special conditions: .... Beach Towels not provided •"Smoking allowed outside only" **Penguins resting/nesting on property** •"Pets allowed with prior approval, must be on leash at all times" •"Please, no shoes in house" Coin Operated washer/dryer, Cold water only Private Beach Access, 30m sandy track


  • Clothes dryer
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2nd Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master with Ocean View

    1 x Queen bed

  • Sleepout

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

  • Sunroom with Farm and Bush View

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
11-Dec-17 to 01-May-18
$210/night $210/night
Default Tariff
02-May-18 to 11-Mar-19
$210/night $210/night

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (33)

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  • Lovely beach and awesome views

    Lovely beach and awesome views

    StaceyMc15 100%|5x Dec 2017

  • I find it very homey and welcoming it could do with some...

    I find it very homey and welcoming it could do with some updating however it does not bother us at all its still clean and tidy with everything needed for an enjoyable stay we’ve stayed before and would definitely stay again and recommend as well

    JosefinaGo1 new member Dec 2017

  • Location is amazing! Couldn't be closer to the beach without a tent...

    Location is amazing! Couldn't be closer to the beach without a tent and getting wet feet!

    AmeliaSa3 100%|2x Nov 2017

  • Beautiful view, comfortable beds, wonderful hosts

    Beautiful view, comfortable beds, wonderful hosts.

    MargaretO'H61 100%|1x Aug 2017

  • Great batch right on the bay

    Great batch right on the bay. We had a blue penguin sleep right outside the door!

    dsgerson 100%|6x Aug 2017

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