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                            There is


                 within the township.


               Choose from a selection of accommodation

                                           to suit your every need.

            Click on a link to learn more or scroll down for an introduction.




 Domain  facilities and grounds offer travelers numerous accommodation options.
For a nominal fee, visitors can pitch a tent, park a mobile home or caravan beside a powered point. Or use the full range of the amenities which include cooking, laundry and shower facilities.
Please note: sometimes the Domain is booked out. A text or an e-mail well in advance of your stay, may save you disappointment.
$10.00 per person per night
 For bookings ring     027 8104146    or e-mail


Located on McKellar Street in Duntroon township and within walking distance of all the town's features. Kowhai Cottage offers weary travelers an oasis of private paradise. Fully contained accommodation.

   Contact: Katrina
Ph 03 431 2048     027 4239 711 




 Self accommodation right in
the center of Duntroon.
Fully equipped kitchen,
1 bedroom + upstairs loft,
deck out back, BBQ, mountain views.
Sleeps 4 Queen bed in bedroom
2 King Singles in loft

Very stylish, smart and modern décor.

  Phone 03 431 2757


Situated in the grounds of the historic ex-policeman’s residence built in 1908, Constable’s Cottage bed and breakfast in Duntroon was the Police Station from the 1950’s. It is completely separate from the main house, which is the home of your hosts Rachel and Barry Gard.
 Phone 03 431 2803  027 4428964


A home away from home. The Goldfields Cottage offers travelers the opportunity to relax and spread out in a genuine Kiwi country cottage. Located at the former gold town of Livingstone, just before you head off over the Dansey's Pass.
Fully equipped cottage Large kitchen. Heat pump & Log burner. Set up for disability & wheelchair access. Continental breakfast available. One Queen bedroom. Plus room with bunks and trundle. 

Accommodating five people in total.
CONTACT   Kerrydawn 
Mobile: 021 267 1447
   Home phone: 03 431 2599 



Rothesay is a comfortable, spacious old character farmhouse, recently renovated. It has a Woodsman Tarras log burner to keep you warm on colder days.
This villa has two bathrooms and can sleep up to eleven people, depending on the group configuration

For the A2O cyclists a “catered option” – an evening meal, a breakfast and a packed lunch is available.  Most of the food preparation will be done, but some preparation will be needed.  The cost per head is $110 .

Happy to cater for special dietary needs.

Rothesay is actually about 13k past Duntroon, and is well sign posted from the Grants Rd crossing, just past Anatini.


  Contact: Jane Simpson    

Ph: 03 4312878

Mobile: 0274434278






Relax in this historic cottage nestled on a hill
side amongst the limestone cliffs of the Waitaki Valley.
The Limestone Cottage was originally built in about 1860.
 400m from the Alps to Ocean cycle trail.

Climb into the outside bubble bath and admire the stars.

Catering by arrangement.
BBQ. Wifi. Freeview TV.  
Bluetooth speaker for music.

Perfect for a relaxing getaway! 

Ruby Foley
Limestone Cottage
    163 Prydes Gully Road
Island Cliff
Waitaki Valley

Text: 027 4789032



The Vanished World Centre

ENTRANCE FEE: ADULT - $10, FAMILY $20, This allows access to dig your own fossils from blocks at the Centre.

Children under 12yrs accompanied by an adult FREE

Currently Open 7 days a week.

Open Hours:  9:30am - 5pm


The Vanished World Centre at Duntroon is the heart of the Vanished World Trail with displays that help explain and interpret the fossils, rocks,localities and landforms along the Trail. Visitors wishing to participate in the fossil heritage of the Waitaki are able to gain a greater appreciation of the unique nature of the area by viewing these displays. Specimens are mostly from within a 20km radius of the village of Duntroon The fossils-whales, dolphins and invertebrates,reveal the marine ecosystems of the Oligocene time some 20-30 million years ago.

The Centre has a  fossil extraction room that allows children to gain a first “hands-on experience” of fossils. An additional room houses a collection of rocks and minerals found in the District .  In combination they are an excellent educational resource for school groups studying earth science

The Centre sells a range of geological- merchandise, particularly books. There is a great range of products for young people and beginners, from model construction packages to junior palaeontologist digger kits. Income from  merchandise sales, together with an entrance fee helps cover running costs and the sales of the Vanished World Trail Brochure helps the Society maintain the  tra