Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

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One Bedroom Luxury Chalet

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Motel Studio- Queen and Single Bed

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Kiwiana Cabin- Double Bed

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Kiwiana Cabin- Two Single Beds

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Property Information

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation
+64 3 415 8147 Papatowai Store
(03) 415 8668 Whistling Frog Bookings
9 Rewcastle Road
Chaslands - Papatowai Highway
Chaslands, Catlins Coast, Southland 9586 New Zealand

The Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation is located in the heart of the Catlins Rain Forest Conservation Park. We are within minutes from the main attractions of this area, featuring McLean Falls, Cathedral Caves, Mirror Lake Wilkie, and Tautuku Beach. Our accommodation provides something for everyone, from tents to powered vehicle sites in our campground to cabins, motels and luxury chalets. We have purpose built facilities to provide all the amenities you need while staying in this convenient location. Our isolation from city lights offers a spectacular view of the Australis, Southern Lights when conditions are optimal. An abundance of rare wildlife, including New Zealand fur seals, rare yellow-eyed penguins, and hector's dolphins can be seen at the nearby beaches.

The Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar features award winning chef-prepared meals throughout the summer season, with an authentic wood-fired pizza oven and exclusive guest happy hour. We have the largest range of Craft Beers and locally made beer on top in the area. Bookings are recommended for securing your table, especially during the holidays. The restaurant is closed during the winter season for refurbishments.

The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book with us today!

Hosts: Nicole, Michelle Bridson & Avis Fraser.
Your Catlins Whistling Frog Team.
(03) 415 8338

Property Features

  1. Bar / Lounge
  2. Wheel Chair Access
  3. Guest Laundry
  4. Tour Desk
  5. Disabled Access Rooms
  6. Camp Kitchen
  7. On Site Restaurant
  8. Viewpoint
  9. Library
  10. Non-Smoking Rooms
  11. Free Parking
  12. Drying Room
  13. Cafe
  14. WiFi Internet
  15. Free WiFi
  16. Broadband Internet Access
  17. Non-Smoking Property
  18. Children Play Area
  19. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  20. DVD Library

Accommodation Details

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Two Bedroom Cottage

Two Bedroom Cottage Book

Our Two Bedroom Cottage accommodates up to six people, consisting of a private queen bedroom, a private bedroom with two single beds, and a double sofa bed in the lounge. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV and DVD player. This is a fully self-contained unit, with bathroom, shower and a fully equipped kitchen facility with tea and coffee. There is a seperate laundry facility with a washing machine and dryer in close walking distance at an additional fee. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us in our cottage today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee, beverage or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Free In-House Movies
  2. Cable/Satellite TV
  3. Tea/Coffee Making
  4. Verandah
  5. DVD Player
  6. Queen bed
  7. Sofa Bed
  8. Linen and Towels Provided
  9. Microwave
  10. Outdoor Setting
  11. Hairdryer
  12. Kitchen
  13. Television
  14. Mini Fridge
  15. CD Player
  16. Heating
  17. Stove top
  18. Linen provided
  19. Non-Smoking
  20. Oven
  21. Single Bed
  22. Laundry Facilities
  23. Toaster
  24. Wireless Internet
  25. 2 Single Beds

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

One Bedroom Luxury Chalet

One Bedroom Luxury Chalet Book

Our chalets accommodate up to five people, consisting of a private queen bedroom, a single bed in the lounge area, and a double sofa bed in the lounge. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV and DVD player. This is a fully self-contained unit, with bathroom, shower and a fully equipped kitchen facility with tea and coffee. The Chalets have a covered verandah with outdoor seating available. There is a seperate laundry facility with a washing machine and dryer in close walking distance at an additional fee. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us in our luxury chalet today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee, beverage or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Free In-House Movies
  2. Stove top
  3. Dining Setting
  4. Cable/Satellite TV
  5. Verandah
  6. Queen bed
  7. Tea/Coffee Making
  8. Microwave
  9. Oven
  10. Wheel Chair Access
  11. Hairdryer
  12. Linen and Towels Provided
  13. Views
  14. Sofa Bed
  15. Non-Smoking
  16. Heating
  17. Television
  18. Wireless Internet
  19. Electric Blanket
  20. Fridge - Bar Fridge
  21. Single Bed
  22. Toaster
  23. DVD Player
  24. Fully equipped kitchen
  25. Weekly Room Service
  26. Kitchen
  27. Lounge Area
  28. Outdoor Setting
  29. Cots Available

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Motel Studio- Queen and Single Bed

Motel Studio- Queen and Single Bed Book

This Motel room accommodates up to three people, consisting of a queen and single bed in the same room. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV and DVD player. Each room has tea and coffee provided, with mugs, glasses, plates, bowls and cutlery. The Motel rooms have an ensuite with bathroom and shower. We offer a shared kitchen facility exclusive to our motel guests, with both indoor and outdoor seating available. The kitchen is located within the Motel block, only a short walk from your room. There is a seperate laundry facility with a washing machine and dryer in close walking distance at an additional fee. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us in our motel studio today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours and reservations are recommended).

  1. Single Bed
  2. Linen and Towels Provided
  3. Electric Blanket
  4. Hairdryer
  5. Queen bed
  6. Tea/Coffee Making
  7. Television
  8. En-Suite Bathroom
  9. Heating
  10. Laundry Facilities
  11. Non-Smoking
  12. DVD Player
  13. Room Service
  14. Views
  15. Mini Fridge
  16. Cots Available
  17. Outdoor Setting
  18. Free In-House Movies
  19. Weekly Room Service
  20. Cable/Satellite TV
  21. Wireless Internet

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Motel Studio- Queen Bed

Motel Studio- Queen Bed Book

This Motel room accommodates up to two people, consisting of a queen bed. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV and DVD player. Each room has tea and coffee provided, with mugs, glasses, plates, bowls and cutlery. The Motel rooms have an ensuite with bathroom and shower. We offer a shared kitchen facility exclusive to our motel guests, with both indoor and outdoor seating available. The kitchen is located within the Motel block, only a short walk from your room. There is a seperate laundry facility with a washing machine and dryer in close walking distance at an additional fee. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us in our motel studio today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours).

  1. Free In-House Movies
  2. Tea/Coffee Making
  3. Wireless Internet
  4. Electric Blanket
  5. Mini Fridge
  6. Queen bed
  7. Linen and Towels Provided
  8. DVD Player
  9. En-Suite Bathroom
  10. Cots Available
  11. Hairdryer
  12. Television
  13. Outdoor Setting
  14. Laundry Facilities
  15. Cable/Satellite TV
  16. Heating
  17. Non-Smoking
  18. Verandah
  19. Weekly Room Service

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Kiwiana Cabin- Double Bed

Kiwiana Cabin- Double Bed Book

Our Kiwiana Cabins offer a historic New Zealand experience. These cabins were once the single man’s quarters while working on the construction of the Manapouri Powerstation in Fiordland in the 1960s. After the completion of the dam in 1971, the cabins were sent by helicopter around the south island- we were lucky enough to restore 12 of them!

Our cabins accommodate two people in a double bed. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV, DVD player, tea and coffee station. They use shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each room. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us in our unique Kiwiana cabins today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Free In-House Movies
  2. Television
  3. DVD Player
  4. Room Service
  5. Views
  6. Cable/Satellite TV
  7. Verandah
  8. Outdoor Setting
  9. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  10. Weekly Room Service
  11. Tea/Coffee Making
  12. Double Bed
  13. Electric Blanket
  14. Cots Available
  15. Non-Smoking
  16. Linen and Towels Provided
  17. Wireless Internet

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Kiwiana Cabin- Two Single Beds

Kiwiana Cabin- Two Single Beds Book

Our Kiwiana Cabins offer a historic New Zealand experience. These cabins were once the single man’s quarters while working on the construction of the Manapouri Powerstation in Fiordland in the 1960s. After the completion of the dam in 1971, the cabins were sent by helicopter around the south island- we were lucky enough to restore 12 of them!

Our cabins accommodate two people in two single beds. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV, DVD player, tea and coffee station. They use shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each room. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us in our unique Kiwiana cabins today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Free In-House Movies
  2. Verandah
  3. Electric Blanket
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. Weekly Room Service
  6. Cable/Satellite TV
  7. Wireless Internet
  8. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  9. Cots Available
  10. Non-Smoking
  11. Tea/Coffee Making
  12. DVD Player
  13. Heating
  14. Views
  15. 2 Single Beds
  16. Television
  17. Outdoor Setting
  18. Laundry Facilities

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Powered Sites

Powered Sites Book

Our powered vehicle sites are located on crushed oyster shell and divided by planters. Guests have access to the shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each site. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. Campervans are also able to use our dumping station and fill with fresh filtered water. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Wireless Internet
  2. Shower - separate
  3. Stove top
  4. Lounge Area
  5. DVD Player
  6. Free In-House Movies
  7. Smoking
  8. Laundry Facilities
  9. Microwave
  10. Outdoor Setting
  11. Fridge - Fullsize
  12. Cable/Satellite TV
  13. Television
  14. Views
  15. Dining Setting
  16. Shared Bathroom
  17. Kitchen
  18. Toaster
  19. Non-Smoking
  20. Wheel Chair Access

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Non-Powered Tent Site

Non-Powered Tent Site Book

There are numerous grass areas around the park available to pitch a small or large tent in the shelter of trees and flax. You can camp near a picnic table and watch the Tui and Woodpigeon fly amongst the native plants. Guests have access to the shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each site. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book a site with us today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Kitchen
  2. Fridge - Fullsize
  3. Oven
  4. Laundry Facilities
  5. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  6. Lounge Area
  7. Television
  8. Free In-House Movies
  9. DVD Player
  10. Views
  11. Microwave
  12. Toaster
  13. Cable/Satellite TV
  14. Outdoor Setting
  15. Non-Smoking
  16. Tea/Coffee Making
  17. Wireless Internet
  18. Stove top
  19. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  20. Wheel Chair Access

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Papatowai Beach Motel

Papatowai Beach Motel Book

Our Papatowai Beach Motel is located behind the Papatowai Country Store. It is a fully self-contained unit with WIFI, TV, kitchen, dining area, bathroom, and shower facilities. It consists of a private room with a double and single bed, and a small sofa bed in the lounge if needed. The unit is within a 2 minute walk to the Papatowai beach and estuary, which is great for swimming or kayaking. This beach is home to an abundance of wildlife, sea birds and sea lions. It is a 5 minute walk to visit the Lost Gypsy Gallery or Picnic Point.

Guests are able to drive 15 minutes North to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours).

  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Shower - separate
  3. Stove top
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. Non-Smoking
  6. Fridge - Fullsize
  7. Single Bed
  8. Tea/Coffee Making
  9. Lounge Area
  10. Oven
  11. Kitchen
  12. Sofa Bed
  13. Television
  14. Microwave
  15. En-Suite Bathroom
  16. Double Bed
  17. Verandah
  18. Toaster
  19. Dining Setting
  20. Cable/Satellite TV
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Non-Powered Vehicle Site- single adult Book

Our non-powered vehicle sites are located on crushed oyster shell and divided by planters. Guests have access to the shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each site. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. Campervans are also able to use our dumping station and fill with fresh filtered water. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Kitchen
  3. Laundry Facilities
  4. Lounge Area
  5. Wheel Chair Access
  6. Free In-House Movies
  7. Stove top
  8. Television
  9. Washer and Dryer
  10. Wireless Internet
  11. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  12. Cable/Satellite TV

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Non-Powered Vehicle Site

Non-Powered Vehicle Site Book

Our non-powered vehicle sites are located on crushed oyster shell and divided by planters. Guests have access to the shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each site. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. Campervans are also able to use our dumping station and fill with fresh filtered water. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. DVD Player
  2. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  3. Cable/Satellite TV
  4. Views
  5. Wireless Internet
  6. Oven
  7. Kitchen
  8. Television
  9. Lounge Area
  10. Dining Setting
  11. Fridge - Fullsize
  12. Stove top
  13. Toaster
  14. Microwave

Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Accommodation

Dorm Room

Dorm Room Book

Our dorm room is ideal for a group of people or person on a budget. There is a pillow, pillowcase and bottom sheet provided. The guest must provide their own bedding and towel. There are 2x Bunk beds (double on bottom and single bed on top) and 1x Individual single bed. A total of seven people may sleep in this room at any one time, and is sold by the bed space, not by the room. The dorm room is attached to the shared common room, which has a dining table, TV, DVD player and brochure information.

Guests have access to the shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each site. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Shared Bathroom
  3. Bunk Beds
  4. 2 Double Beds
  5. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  6. Free In-House Movies
  7. Heating
  8. Wireless Internet
  9. 3 Single Beds
  10. Shower - separate
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Powered Site- single adult Book

Our powered vehicle sites are located on crushed oyster shell and divided by planters. Guests have access to the shared bathroom, shower, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each site. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. Campervans are also able to use our dumping station and fill with fresh filtered water. The Catlins is a must see during your South Island adventure, so stop in while your on the Southern Scenic Route and book to stay with us today!

Guests are able to walk next door to grab a coffee or dine at the Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar during its operating hours, with access to exclusive guest happy hour (this restaurant closes during winter for refurbishments, opens for the summer season at the beginning of October- May. Enquire if you have any questions about operating hours, reservations are recommended).

  1. DVD Player
  2. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  3. Cable/Satellite TV
  4. Lounge Area
  5. Wheel Chair Access
  6. Free In-House Movies
  7. Kitchen
  8. Laundry Facilities
  9. Washer and Dryer
  10. Wireless Internet
  11. Fridge - Fullsize
  12. Stove top
  13. Television
  14. Microwave

Terms & Conditions

Sorry, but dogs that shed fur are not permitted in Bellbird Cottage, Chalets or Motel Rooms due to housekeeping constraints. Kiwiana cabins are dog friendly and have a covered deck outside for your 'best friend' to be out of the weather. Responsible Camper Vanners & Tenters can register their dog.

Payment Policy

To guarantee your accommodation booking, a deposit of either 100% of the first night, or 50% of the entire booking, if staying more than one night, (peak season may require full payment). Any outstanding balance is due at check-in. Non-refundable room rates are charged in full at time of booking. A 2% credit card fee applies to all online bookings and when paying with credit card on site. For Direct Bank Deposits: Whistling Frog Resort, 123 185 0008124 00.

Should your plans change please let us know as soon as possible.

Accommodation bookings must be paid in full upon making the reservation for stays between the peak period of the 23rd of December to the 23rd of February.

There is a $40 replacement fee charged for any key not returned.

Cancelling; please refer to our Cancellation Policy on your booking confirmation and on our website.

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation is defined as a reduction to party numbers or number of rooms booked, a reduction of a portion of the stay, and/or the termination of the entire booking. Changing the date of departure is also classified as a cancellation. If your plans do change, your right to a refund is as follows: 70% deposit refund outside of the 30 days prior to arrival, 50% refund of the deposit inside the 30 days prior to arrival, no refund provided within 7 days prior to arrival. No shows or arrivals after 8pm will automatically be charged the full accommodation cost and automatically cancelled from our system. We may cancel your reservation if invalid credit card information is provided or credit card is declined. Credit card fees and online booking fees are non-refundable. Charges cannot be applied to other stays, services or merchandise. Please note that non-refundable room rates, even if cancelled will have no refund and 100% of the booking is charged. We accept no responsibility for the weather and will not refund due to weather conditions.

Make an enquiry

Please phone (03) 415 8338 or send us your question, if you are unsure of a room choice or if the room you desire is not listed.
We will also help with your party accommodation placement, group functions and events.

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