• Houses
  • Kitchen
  • Mountain view
  • Garden
  • Pet friendly
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning

Set on 34 acres of forest, Mohua Park offers self-contained chalets with free WiFi. Guests can enjoy free private parking. Each chalet features a fully equipped kitchen, a dining setting and a lounge area with a sofa. Every unit comes with a private bathroom with bathrobes. Bed linen and bathrobes are provided. All chalet's at Mohua Park do not include a TV. The nearest airport is Dunedin Airport, 49 mi from the property. Free use of bicycles is available to explore the area. You can go fishing and hiking nearby.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 29, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
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Accommodation Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 futon bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Owaka
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  • Travellingon2022
    Hong KongHong Kong
    Our cabin, Kaku, surrounded by trees and birdlife, overlooked rolling green fields dotted with sheep and the surrounding hills. It was so peaceful. Within 2 minutes walk were magical forest paths lined with magnificent tree ferns, crown ferns and...
  • Mark
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    A warm, clean and cozy cottage, in an absolutely beautiful and tranquil setting! A warm and helpful reception - and a quiet and private venue... :) I would highly recommend it to anyone!
  • Elizabeth
    Beautiful views, comfy bed. Very peaceful place. Electric blankets on the bed.
  • Philip
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Location great if you want to get away from everything for a quick break. Loved the walk through the native forest
  • Philip
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Delightful stay in a beautiful location. Very well appointed chalet. Lovely meals provided on request. The stay was a highlight of our trip and we will recommend to our friends and family.
  • Kelly
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The most gorgeous property. We stayed an extra night it was so amazing!
  • Helen
    Location was great. Nice and quiet. Beautiful view out over the paddocks and no light pollution, so could easily see the night sky. Accomodation had everything we needed. Cosy. Great not having a TV too.
  • Spencer
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Beautiful surroundings we felt completely immersed in the New Zealand native bush, you can tell the property is well taken care of by the hosts, which as a kiwi i really appreciate. Loved listening to the native birds in the morning and the rustle...
  • Sarah
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    the location wasn’t far from river ridge. beautiful looking out onto green rolling hills.
  • Sonia
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    This property is absolutely stunning. The location is fabulous with amazing view and only the sound of sheep and birds. Well equipped with everything you need and a very comfortable bed. There is also a great BBQ out on the deck.

Property questions and answers
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    Yes we do have availability 18/12/20 and we are 3kms from River Ridge Retreat.
    Answered on 5 November 2020
  • does it have tv

    no none of our cottages have TV.
    Answered on 14 February 2022
  • Hi we are looking at 14-16 of January, we have 2 dogs where will they be okay?

    Hi we do allow dogs at Mohua Park but they are not allow in the cottages under any circumstances, they can be on the deck and must be on a lead if you are walking round .A $250 cleaning fee will apply if dogs are found to be in the cottage.
    Answered on 7 January 2022

Managed by Tracy & Mike Bell

Company review score: 9.7Based on 79 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Tracy & Mike have fulfilled a live long dream of running their own business and are rapt to have found it in the Catlins. They welcome you to enjoy the peace, tranquility and amazing vistas that the area has to offer.

Property info

Mohua Park : A beautifully remote 8 hectare protected forest reserve situated 16 km south of Owaka, in the Catlins Valley, 4 Self contained eco cottages, offering complete privacy, supreme comfort and a chance to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle. The cottages are self catering with small kitchens, well appointed 4 seat dining as well as cosy couches and occasional seating. Outside, sit and relax on the deck with a glass of wine, coffee. Being self contained, we advise you purchase all necessary food, drinks and grocery items for your stay prior to arrival. Please contact us if you have any questions relating self-contained accommodation and what is supplied for you. Life at Mohua Park is about sustainability and keeping our lives uncluttered. A Continental Breakfast and BBQ packs are also available for purchase and are both an add on at the time of booking. The Catlins - Living life as it should be!!

Neighborhood info

Time is the only factor in how much you will see!! Within easy walking distance, you can visit the site of the old Tawanui township, see the old historic Tawanui saw mill across the road. The historic Tawanui Railway buidings re-situated by the pond on the corner of our property. Tramp part, or all, of the Catlins River Track. The Catlins River Track passes through mature native beech forest where mohua, rifleman parakeet and other birds may be seen plus excellent trout fishing within walking distance from your cottage. Drive the Southern Scenic route south to some of the most spectacular waterfalls, board walks and low impact bush walks. You'll find we have some of the most stunning beaches, regardless, if the weather is wild and the surf even wilder, or in bright sunshine, for a keen photographer the shots are simply magic. The fur seals, sea lions and yellow eyed penguins are just a few treats to be found here in The Catlins.

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Amenities of Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • CD player
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Electric blankets
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Hiking
Outdoor & View
  • Mountain view
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


From 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
NZD 15 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 40 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please inform Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation

  • Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation is 6.2 miles from the center of Owaka. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • The prices at Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation can accommodate this group size:

    • 2 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation on this page.

  • Check-in at Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Mohua Park - Catlins Eco Accommodation has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.