About this listing
Lake Rotoroa is the Jewel in the crown of the Nelson Lakes National Park.The lake is an untamed Natural wilderness area.
The Genuine old Kiwi Bach is iconic of many Kiwi holiday homes that existed in the past. To make it more comfortable however, we have installed electricity.The Bathroom has a shower over a tub, ,linen, bedding. towels are (website hidden) dining area is roomy and has gas hob 4 burner ,also electric oven .
We are Situated only approx 1 hour from Nelson City, 2 hours from Picton and the interislander and 2 hours to Westport. We are also 1.5 hours from Blenheim (wineries).During your stay you should feel very relaxed as this is an easy care enviroment .Short walks or long tramps are at your doorstep .you may like to visit the Department of Conservation website to see some of the activities that you may do in the Nelson lakes park (Lake Rotoroa )
The Settlement at Lake Rotoroa is as small one,with approx 8 perminent residents ,This number however increases over the holiday periods.Many tourists also hire Holiday houses (Bachs)or camp in the camping area.
The world famous Lake Rotoroa Trout fishing Lodge is also at the Lake
There are no shops or services available apart from a water Taxi ,so it pays to have your food supplies etc pre purchased before arriving .
This setting makes it an idyllic stay for those who love the outdoors. Tramping (Hiking), Trout Fishing, Mountain Biking, Photography, Kyaking, Rafting, Astromony , and numerous other activities.
The Bach may be unsuitable for elderly people , or people expecting luxury accommodation.
The Scenery is just Marvelous,its about fun and relaxing,so you make the rules.Just sit down pour a glass or three of wine,light a cigar,and take in the atmosphere of this quirky little retreat.
Closed During.Months of June & July- August 18th Weather to cold Bach not insulated.
Many thanks to all those that have stayed Michelle and Nev wish you all very happy and safe travels wherever you maybe
Inclusions and Amenities:
Family and Child Friendly
The guests have the Bach to themselves during their stay .
Interaction with Guests
There is no telecommunications or cell phone coverage at the Lake ,however there are instructions on how to find us .Should any problems arise.
If you choose to dine out the Owen River Tavern has the closest restaurant.with a very good menu .However travel distance to The Tavern is approx. 20kms
There is no public transport or hire facilities at the Lake .A water Taxi however is available To transport trampers hunters etc to the other end of Lake Rotoroa , This can be booked at their office situated at the Lake.Nelson lakes shuttle service can also be booked to transport people tp the Lake via Nelson ,Picton ,Blenheim or St Arnaud
Other Things to Note
It may take a we while for us to get back to you as we don't have an Ipad ,We only have Satelite for the computer .Our cell phone coverage is intermitent so please be patient ,Have a glass of wine or count sheep ,And we will get back to you
asp ,Thankyou for being patient
Im not ya mother. so cooking. cleaning .Bed making and general daily duties all yours unless by special request.
So light the fire ,pour a glass or two of wine,smoke a cigar .just shut up and enjoy .Marvelous.
Please Vacate property by 10am on day of leave thank you:
Due to the nature of our country response time to your enquiry,may take a few hours .The reason being some areas do not receive cell phone coverage.But we will endeavour to respond as soon as possable. Thank you. Check out time By 10am Thank you.