Chaslands Farm Cottages

Things to do...

• Kick back and do nothing if you like

• Read

• Paua and mussel gathering

• Tramping

• Bird watching

• Fishing - both fresh water and coastal

• Whitebaiting (in season)

• Hunting

• Diving

• Sight seeing - explore the rugged, breathtaking coastal scenery. Take time to walk through the forest on the well maintained tracks to some of the many spectacular waterfalls sprinkled through out The Catlins.

• Kick your shoes off and stroll down some of our stunning beaches. Tautuku Beach - 10 mins approx, Curio Bay - 20 mins approx, and Papatowai - 15 mins approx.

• Enjoy the amazing wildlife - yellowed eyed penguins, sea lions, seals, dolphins, sea and forest birds and this is to name only a few.

• Explore the rich history of the area such as the 150 million year old Petrified Forest at Curio Bay. Discover how Maori lived and hunted in this area or how early Europeans carved out an existence and how their presence shaped the country and economy.

• Mountain Bike riding.

• Swimming, e.g. at Curio Bay which is a safe beach for swimming - 20 mins approx.

• and much, much more!

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Please note that our cottages do not have TVs.