Accommodation

If it’s a pillow you’re seeking to lay your weary head on after a day in the saddle, there’s a multitude of options along the trail. Whether it’s immersing yourself in rural life on a farm stay or enjoying boutique accommodation in a restored historical residence, there’s something to cater for your preferences.

Five Rivers Retreat
Five Rivers Retreat

Five Rivers Retreat is based 7km north of Lumsden and offers accommodation on a working farm in the heart of Northern Southland. It’s an ideal base for trout fishing with the Acton Stream and Oreti River nearby, and we are conveniently located across the road of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail access. Our home […]

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Graceland B&B
Graceland B&B

Graceland B&B offers accommodation with free WIFI and secured parking for cars and bicycles. There is a private bathroom in all our rooms. We also offer a free continental breakfast included in our pricing. After a day of hiking, cycling or fishing, guests can relax in our garden or lounge areas.

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Welcome Rock Trails
Welcome Rock Trails

Welcome Rock Trails, located 3 km east of Garston and the Around the Mountains Trail offers hiking, biking and accommodation set on a private high-country farm. Established in 1911 this family property is 1000m above sea level, nationally protected, remote, peaceful, rugged, and romantic. On-Farm Accommodation Options: Kit’s Crib (tiny home, opening October 2023) is […]

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Lumsden Motel
Lumsden Motel

The Lumsden Motel is your ideal accommodation. Your hosts, Tracy and Brian Ross, offer you a warm welcome. Clean, spacious, comfortable self-contained units await your arrival. Off street parking, guest BBQ, trout smoker and outdoor socialising area is all provided. A short walk to local eateries and a Four Square supermarket, the motels are located opposite the […]

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Lumsden Hotel
Lumsden Hotel

Located on the main street of Lumsden the fully renovated Lumsden Hotel provides old-world country hospitality with spotless, airy rooms, a generous guest lounge, a warm and welcoming bar and a large relaxing garden. Great food is available from our kitchen at almost any hour and picnic lunches can be provided.  Only an hour by […]

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Mataura Lodge Athol
Mataura Lodge Athol

In the heart of Athol, Mataura Lodge is immaculately renovated. Now offering three king-sized bedrooms, two large bathrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. The generous living space, featuring a log burner with stone surround, will quickly become the heart of your stay. Mataura Lodge has a unique history. Starting life in the […]

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The Shearers Quarters
The Shearers Quarters

Situated on the Around the Mountain Cycle Trail, The Shearers Quarters at Fiery Creek Farm have been renovated and turned into a private two-bedroom apartment, adjoining the main house. As guests of the Shearer’s Quarters, you’ll have private use of 2 bedrooms, a bathroom & kitchenette, as well as use of the terrace area, and […]

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Wheels and Reels accommodation
Wheels and Reels accommodation

Wheels and Reels accommodation is situated in Mossburn on the busy gateway route into Fiordland and the busy Milford Sound. Centred on the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail we offer great accommodation and good hearty meals to cyclists on the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail. Find us, book us, stay a spell.

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Royal Mail Hotel
Royal Mail Hotel

Our historic hotel is in the heart of beautiful northern Southland providing quaint and affordable accommodation.  We pride ourselves on ensuring our guest’s stay is comfortable and provide personal touches including locally roasted Roar coffee, handmade soaps and shampoos as well as fresh, organic eggs from our “backyard ladies”.  The hotel has been extensively and […]

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Mossburn Railway Hotel
Mossburn Railway Hotel

Mossburn Railway Hotel is a piece of New Zealand history, built in 1922 in the heart of Southland. Our hotel dates back to 1886 and has a colourful history as a local pub. Located on the main road between Queenstown and Te Anau, we offer a formal dining area, a friendly bar and a lovely […]

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Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park
Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park

Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park offers comfortable and spacious self-contained motel units, ensuite log cabins, standard cabins and RV/tent sites. Fresh linen and towels are provided for you in all motel units and cabins. Unlimited Wi-Fi for every guest, hot showers and a great location. Secure bike storage is also available during your stay. To […]

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The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park
The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park

Welcome to The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park Athol, Northern Southland – just an hour from Queenstown, Te Anau, Invercargill and Gore. So you can enjoy your stay in our peaceful surroundings whilst never being far away from your next adventure. Be it relaxing in our lodge, complete with all the amenities you could wish […]

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Mossburn Country Park
Mossburn Country Park

Welcome to Mossburn Country Park, a privately owned holiday park run by Colleen and Stuart and their much-loved Labrador, Andrew. Enjoy a relaxed and quiet 28-acre farm setting complete with hand-reared farm animals for all guests to enjoy. Located 3.3km from Mossburn (cycle trail entrance) on SH 97, this is the perfect stopover point, approximately […]

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The Garston Lodge Accommodation
The Garston Lodge Accommodation

The Garston Lodge (the old Garston Hotel) offers accommodation right next to the Cycle Trail.  You can also enjoy the peaceful surrounds and the world famous Mataura river, known for fantastic fly fishing. Guests here will feel cozy, comfortable and homely.  The huge lounge is set up to watch Netflix, read books, play board games […]

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure in the picturesque wilderness of southern New Zealand with the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail! This unique trail takes you from the bustling energy of Queenstown to serene agricultural landscapes of Southland, showcasing a range of contrasts.

Cyclists of all levels will be thrilled with the diverse experience offered on this 186km trail, which can be tackled in either direction, starting from Kingston or Walter Peak. Take your time and enjoy the journey at a leisurely pace, it’s an easy trail to conquer!

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time!

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