Otago, Invercargill, and Stewart Island Hotels

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Port of Call

At a Glance

    Pros

  • lovely, historic properties
  • courtesy transfers from flight or ferry

    Cons

  • PoC and Bach are a 15-minute walk from town

Port of Call Review

Philippa Fraser-Wilson and sixth-generation islander Ian Wilson opened this modern B&B overlooking Halfmoon Bay and the Foveaux Strait offering one guest room with private bathroom. You can wander the trails through 20 acres of native bush, which borders a lush wilderness teeming with birdlife leading to Acker's Point. Return to drinks by a cozy fire in the guest lounge. This friendly couple owns and operates Stewart Island Water Taxi & Eco-guiding, which offers guided and nonguided trips around the island. They also have two other fully equipped and totally enchanting properties: the Bach and Turner cottages, where you can choose to "self-cater," or have Philippa spoil you with baskets of homemade breakfast goodies.

    Hotel Details

  • 1 room.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-24-2014

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