Toia te Manawa... "Place to draw breath". Whether you're travelling to see the hidden treasures of the South, looking for the perfect fishing spot, or simply needing time and space to replenish and rest, Toia te Manawa is the place for you. A cozy, newly refurbished home on our family farm located in Northern Southland - 10 minutes out of Lumsden and just 30 minutes from Gore; the trout fishing capital of NZ. Queenstown, Te Anau and the stunning Catlin's coast are all within 2 hours drive.
Crosshill Farmstead is located on a 2000 acre second generation sheep and beef farm in the Hokonui Hills tussock country. One of two homesteads on the property, the Farmstead is large and spacious, comfortably furnished and lovingly cared for by your host Clare Ryan. Crosshill has an expansive, beautiful garden of mature trees, colourful flowers and organic vegetables. The Waimea Stream, renowned brown trout fishing, runs for 2km through the bottom of the farm, 400m from the Farmstead.
"Greengables" welcomes you to our 3rd generation sheep farm on the banks of the Mataura River, famous for its Brown Trout fishery. We are 15 minutes from Gore and 10 minutes from Riversdale. Our Airbnb apartment is in a separate wing of the homestead so you have complete privacy. The homestead is set in mature gardens with lots of birdlife. We offer homegrown, organic fruits and jams for your breakfast. We also offer a packed lunch. Sheep farm and Dairy farm tours are available on request.