Curio Cottage

Curio Bay Road 501, Curio Bay
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Iconic kiwi bach right on the beachfront overlooking Porpoise Bay. This place is an old quintessential kiwi bach with lots of character. The booking calendar on this listing is NOT active, for availability please go to and check under "book now". Open plan living-kitchen room area has stunning sea views over Porpoise Bay, old rimu floors and a wood burner to keep you warm and cosy. The two Queen bedrooms are also looking out to the sea, third bedroom has a set of bunks. Great place for families! All bedrooms have good slap beds and linen + towels are provided. A wide range of bird life, Blue- and Yellow Eyed penguins, sea lions and Hector's dolphins (Nov-Apr) call Curio Bay home. 180 mill. year old fossil forest and camp shop are only 10 min. walk away. Our cottage is Wifi and TV-free. So it's a great place to put your feet up, relax and enjoy nature and our wild-life. Books and games are provided. Complimentary laundry facilities. Local Cafe/Restaurant/Heritage Centre only 10min walk away.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Heating & cooling
Fire place
High Chair
Cot Available
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Extra Toilet
Fire wood supplied
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor Shower

Bed layout

2 Queen(s), 1 Bunk(s)

Special Amenities

Stunning views of Porpoise Bay - watch the waves from your bed.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Wild life at your door - Blue Penguins, Yellow Eyed Penguins, Sea birds, Sea lions and Hector's Dolphins (November-April), safe swimming beach, surfing, kayaking + paddle boarding. 10 min. walk along the beach to camp shop, petrified forrest, Curioscape Cafe/Restaurant/Heritage Center and Yellow Eyed Penguins.


Average Rating: 0
1 total review

Bronwyn Carpenter
We LOVED our break in the Catlins!! The house was comfy, beds great & we enjoyed the company of the two cats! Highly reccommended, but we hope it retains the quiet unspoiled feel, Thanks for having us!


Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
26 Apr - 30 Sep $210 / Night for 2 guests$302 Nights
1 Oct - 30 May $260 / Night for 2 guests$302 Nights
Rest of year$210 / Night for 2 guests$302 Nights
26 Apr - 30 Sep
$210 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Oct - 30 May
$260 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
Rest of year
$210 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
$210-260per night. 2 nights minimum stay and 3 nights minimum stay during school summer holidays and all public holidays/long weekends. No check in/out Saturdays!
Tariff for 2 adults + up to 4 kids under 16 years, extra adult $30.
Linen and cleaning fees included in the rate!


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