Winding Creek Escape

Cottage | Gore | #25405

9.6/10 (21 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • relax on your own deck in the peaceful surrounds of this comfortable farm cottage
  • a short drive to world famous trout fishing rivers - the Waikaia, Mataura & Pomohaka
  • located on Winding Creek Road, between Waikaia and Waikaka, 35 mins north of Gore.

Under two hours to Te Anau, the Catlins, Invercargill, Stewart Island & Central Otago and only two hours from Dunedin & Queenstown airports.

Close to Home:

Relax in the tranquil surrounds of our unique rural landscape;

Walk through native beech forests or across tussock hills;

Photograph southern fauna & flora;

Bring your own horse or bike and ride through tussocks and beech forest.


Fish the world famous Waikaia, Mataura & Pomohaka Rivers;

Kayak or swim in the Waikaia or Pomohaka Rivers;

Enjoy a round of golf at either of the Waikaia or Waikaka courses;

Explore Piano Flat, with its quaint holiday homes and DOC walking trails;

Discover local gold mining history at the Waikaia Museum;

Experience local hospitality and dine at either of the Waikaia or Waikaka Hotels;

Organise your own 4×4 expedition across the Waikaia Bush Road to Roxburgh (conditions permitting);

Explore neighbouring Leithen Reserve.


Waikaia – former gold mining town and now popular holiday spot with the Waikaia River, tennis courts, golf course, squash courts, country store & Hotel.

Mandeville – Airfield & Croyden Aviation Heritage Centre

The Moth Restaurant Café & Bar;

Mandeville Vintage Aircraft Fly-In (Feb).

Gore – Heritage Precinct with Arts & Historical museums

Aquatic Centre, ice rink & hockey turf;

Hokonui Moonshine Festival (Feb);

Southern Field Days, Waimumu (Feb, biennially);

NZ Gold Guitar Country Music Awards (June);

Hokonui Fashion Awards (July).

Take time to relax in the peaceful surrounds of our unique rural landscape with all the optional recreational pursuits our outdoor environment has to offer.

Only 35 minutes from Gore and 2 hours from Dunedin or Queenstown airports.

Special conditions: Please check before bringing your horses, bikes etc for suitability. Enquire about discounts for stays of three days or more.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • also available

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Cot
    1 x Roll-away bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Twin bedroom

    2 x Single bed


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)

*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 (21)

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  • Wonderful location and a lovely cottage

    Wonderful location and a lovely cottage. It had everything that we needed and was very comfortable

    AdrienneFa2 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • Amazing place to stay

    Amazing place to stay. Location is perfect if you want some peace and quiet. The house had all the amenities you need. Highly recommended.

    LyzzyK58 100%|3x Feb 2018

  • Very good Accomodation

    Very good Accomodation.. Great place to get away from city environment.

    MikeS459 100%|6x Jan 2018

  • Absolutely beautiful location , quiet and very comfortable bach with everything we...

    Absolutely beautiful location , quiet and very comfortable bach with everything we needed for our stay. Liz and Dennis generous with their time chatting to us about the station. The evening spent with the tailing crew was educational! Would totally recommend this listing to anyone.

    TraceyHu13 100%|17x Nov 2017

  • This is a great location for a holiday

    This is a great location for a holiday. If you are into walking, fly fishing or some gold panning, being on the farm is brilliant. Great friendly hosts who make you feel you are part of the larger family. Will return for a summer stay.

    MurrayPa1 100%|1x May 2017

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