Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

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STAY 3 NIGHTS AND SAVE! CAMPING

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Motel Ensuite - Double

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Non-Powered Vehicle Site

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Non-Powered Tent Site

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Stay 3 nights and Save! TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE (BELLBIRD)

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Two Bedroom "Bellbird Cottage," Sleep up to 4

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One Bedroom "Luxury Chalet", sleep up to 3

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3 night- CHALET sleep, up to 4 guests

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One Bedroom "Luxury Chalet", sleep up to 4

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Motel Ensuite - Queen and Single Bed

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Motel Ensuite - Queen Bed

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Kiwiana Cabin - Double Bed

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Kiwiana Cabin- Two Single Beds

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Family Bunk Cabin

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Samson Hill Lodge- Queen, Ensuite

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Samson Hill Lodge- Double & Single, Ensuite

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Samson Hill Lodge- Two Singles, Shared bathroom

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Samson Hill Lodge- Double, Shared bathroom

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Powered Site Caravan/tent on Grass

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Property Information

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ
Cafe & Bookings: (03) 415 8668
Cell phone: 022 0922699
9 Rewcastle Road,
Papatowai-Chaslands Highway
Central Catlins Clutha 9586 New Zealand

Check out our excellent chef-baked pizzas, daily specials, cheesy roasted garlic bread, fries and wedges while enjoying a pint of our guest "Happy Hour" tap beers & wine.
The "Frog' is a great place to unwind and discover a refreshed view of what life has to offer. Relax and stay at this Catlins Central, 'Whistling Frog' Cafe, Bar, Lodging & Camping Area. We are in the center of the Catlins, with the most accommodation choices and the ideal location to easily visit all the best the Catlins have to offer.
This timeless corner of New Zealand offers magical waterfalls, pristine bush hikes, birdsong, nearby sea caves, lighthouses and long white sandy, uncrowded beaches. The spectacular Southern Scenic Route from Queenstown and Dunedin, awaits you! Choose the best accommodation option that suits you from the extensive list below.
HOW DO I CHECK IN? Just park and come into the Whistling Frog Cafe, Guest reception bar. If closed, check for your 'named' Welcome Pack at the "After Hours Kiosk" located at the entrance to the holiday park just passed the restaurant. Our cafe is open for coffee & goodies, in the morning, then beer, wine, fries & pizza from 10 am during the entire year.
If you need food for your room let us know in advance, we can arrange.

TO CONTACT US: for non-urgent communication: stay@catlinsnz.com, for more urgent communication: Facebook Messenger for WhistlingFrogNZ, for Phone Communication between 10am-6pm: (03) 415 8668.

GUEST ASSISTANCE: See us at the restaurant during open hours.

LIMITED CELL PHONE COVERAGE in this area, please note the wifi password in advance, in case you need to contact us.
Enable 'wifi calling' if you are a part of the "Vodafone or 2 Degrees" network, on your cell phone.

ADD US ON FACEBOOK in advance to be able to message us if required for urgent quick contact communication: https://www.facebook.com/WhistlingFrogNZ

DINING OPTIONS: Our on-site restaurant is now open year round. Last orders are around 6.15 pm.
All guests have access to a kitchen facility during their stay for self- catering. 'Peakes Kitchen' hand-rolled Ice cream plus food truck is just 12 minutes north at the Papatowai Fuel, Beer. Wine & Grocery Store. Heat 'n Eat Pizzas are available at the Frog for after hours dining. Just call to order one for your room. In-room continental breakfast is also available with your booking.

Property Features

  1. Disabled Access Rooms
  2. Children Play Area
  3. Free WiFi
  4. On Site Restaurant
  5. Non-Smoking Property
  6. Guest Laundry
  7. Pet friendly
  8. Bar / Lounge
  9. Wheel Chair Access
  10. Free Parking
  11. TV
  12. Cafe
  13. Camp Kitchen
  14. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  15. WiFi Internet
  16. Conference Facilities
  17. Non-Smoking Rooms

Accommodation Details

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

STAY 3 NIGHTS AND SAVE! CAMPING

STAY 3 NIGHTS AND SAVE! CAMPING Book

Our powered camper vehicle sites are located on crushed oyster shell and divided by planters. Guests have access to wifi, hot showers, bathroom facilities, TV lounge area & laundry facilties. Campervans are also able to use our dump 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! Please fill in your vehicle registration number when booking. If you are checking in at the self check-in kiosk, please write "ARRIVED" in the guest comments, otherwise please let us know your estimated time of arrival in the drop down options provided.

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Motel Ensuite - Double

Motel Ensuite - Double Book

Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Coffee station. Bar fridge. Out door covered verandah. TV in room. Linens and towels included.

  1. Bathroom
  2. Double Bed
  3. Wine glasses
  4. Internet Access
  5. Mini Fridge
  6. Tea/Coffee Making
  7. VCR player
  8. Wireless Internet
  9. Linen and Towels Provided
  10. Non-Smoking

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Powered Sites

Powered Sites Book

Our powered camper vehicle sites are located on a pebble all-weather surface and many have divided planters. Guests have access to wifi, hot showers, bathroom facilities, TV lounge area & laundry facilities. Please fill in your vehicle registration number when booking. If you are checking in at the self check-in kiosk, please write "ARRIVED" in the guest comments, otherwise please let us know your estimated time of arrival in the drop down options provided.

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Non-Powered Vehicle Site

Non-Powered Vehicle Site Book

Our non-powered vehicle sites are located on an all-weather pebble surface and many are divided by planters. Guests have access to free wifi, hot showers, bathroom facilities, TV lounge area, shared kitchen & laundramat. Please fill in your vehicle registration number when booking. If you are checking in at the self check-in kiosk, please write "ARRIVED" in the guest comments, otherwise please let us know your estimated time of arrival in the drop down options provided.

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

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.

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy. Tent size, please?

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Stay 3 nights and Save! TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE (BELLBIRD)

Stay 3 nights and Save! TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE (BELLBIRD) Book

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

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Two Bedroom "Bellbird Cottage," Sleep up to 4

Two Bedroom "Bellbird Cottage," Sleep up to 4 Book

Our Two Bedroom 'Bellbird' Cottage accommodates up to four people, consisting of a private queen bedroom, with private door, plus a private bedroom with two single beds. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV. This is a fully self-contained unit, with bathroom, shower and a fully equipped kitchen facility with tea and coffee. There is a separate coin-op laundry facility in the park, with a washing machine and dryer in close walking distance.

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

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

One Bedroom "Luxury Chalet", sleep up to 3

One Bedroom "Luxury Chalet", sleep up to 3 Book

This Chalet is designed to accommodate up to three people comfortably. The chalet consists of a private bedroom with executive quality Queen bed and an executive quality single bed in the lounge area with all linens and towels provided. Enjoy the comfort of a TV and DVD player, along with unlimited Wifi use. This is a fully self-contained unit, with bathroom, shower and a fully equipped kitchen facility for self- catering as well as complimentary in room tea and coffee station.

The modern Chalets also have a covered verandah with outdoor seating available so you can enjoy the bird song or stargazing. 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!

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

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

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

3 night- CHALET sleep, up to 4 guests

3 night- CHALET sleep, up to 4 guests Book

Treat yourself to our modern One-bedroom luxury chalet and save with a great multi-night room rate! This Chalet is designed to accommodate up to four people comfortably. The chalet consists of a private bedroom with executive quality Queen bed, two executive quality single beds in the lounge area with all linens and towels are provided. Enjoy the comfort of a TV and DVD player, along with unlimited Wifi use. This is a fully self-contained unit, with bathroom, shower and a fully equipped kitchen facility for self- catering as well as complimentary in room tea and coffee station.

The modern Chalets also have a covered verandah with outdoor seating available so you can enjoy the bird song or stargazing. 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! Minimum stay of three nights required to get the special room rate, if duration of stay is reduced below the minimum 3 nights, then it is defaulted back to the full rack rate price.

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

  1. 1 Queen Bed/2 Single Beds
  2. Queen bed
  3. Bathroom
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. Outdoor furniture
  6. Plates and bowls
  7. Fridge
  8. Kitchen
  9. Toaster oven
  10. Outdoor Setting
  11. Plates/glassware
  12. Remote control television
  13. Kitchenware
  14. Microwave
  15. Wine glasses
  16. Pots and pans
  17. Room windows open
  18. Tea/Coffee Making
  19. Verandah
  20. Wireless Internet

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

One Bedroom "Luxury Chalet", sleep up to 4

One Bedroom "Luxury Chalet", sleep up to 4 Book

This Chalet is designed to accommodate up to four people comfortably. The chalet consists of a private bedroom with executive quality Queen bed, two executive quality single beds in the lounge area with all linens and towels are provided. Enjoy the comfort of a TV and DVD player, along with unlimited Wifi use. This is a fully self-contained unit, with bathroom, shower and a fully equipped kitchen facility for self- catering as well as complimentary in room tea and coffee station.

The modern Chalets also have a covered verandah with outdoor seating available so you can enjoy the bird song or stargazing. 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!

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

  1. 1 Queen Bed/2 Single Beds
  2. Queen bed
  3. Bathroom
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. Outdoor furniture
  6. Plates and bowls
  7. Fridge
  8. Kitchen
  9. Toaster oven
  10. Outdoor Setting
  11. Plates/glassware
  12. Remote control television
  13. Kitchenware
  14. Microwave
  15. Wine glasses
  16. Pots and pans
  17. Room windows open
  18. Tea/Coffee Making
  19. Verandah
  20. Wireless Internet

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Motel Ensuite - Queen and Single Bed

Motel Ensuite - Queen and Single Bed Book

This traditional 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. 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 coin op, laundry facility with a washing machine and dryer in the park.

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Motel Ensuite - Queen Bed

Motel Ensuite - Queen Bed Book

This traditional motel room accommodates a couple in a queen bed. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV. 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 separate laundry facility with a coin op washing machine and dryer in camp area.

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Kiwiana Cabin - Double Bed

Kiwiana Cabin - Double Bed Book

Kiwiana Cabins offer a unique New Zealand Experience. If you just need a bed in a fun, private setting for the night, these are ideal. Please specify if 2 x singles are required as bookings default to double beds when available. All linens and bath towels provided plus TV, tea and coffee station. These are non-ensuite cabins. Facilities are share park bathroom, shower, coin-operated laundry and kitchen, plus a common room building with covered verandah and outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information. All in close walking distance from each cabin.

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Kiwiana Cabin- Two Single Beds

Kiwiana Cabin- Two Single Beds Book

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.
If you just need a private bed for the night, our twin cabins accommodate two people in two single beds. All linens and towels are provided as well as a TV, tea and coffee station. These are non-ensuite cabins. They share the park bathrooms, showers, laundry and kitchen facilities which are in close walking distance from each cabin. There is also a shared common room with outside seating, dining table, TV and brochure information.

  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 - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Family Bunk Cabin

Family Bunk Cabin Book

A budget-friendly bunk Cabin is suitable for a up to 3 persons. The Bunk bed has a double on the bottom and single bed on top. Linens, pillows and bath towels provided plus TV, tea and coffee station. These are non-ensuite cabins. Camp bathroom, shower, coin-operated laundry and camp kitchen nearby. The Common Building has outside dining/seating, inside dining table, TV/lounge area and brochure information. All in close walking distance to each cabin.

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Wireless Internet
  3. Bunk Beds
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. DVD Player
  6. Free In-House Movies
  7. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  8. Laundry Facilities
  9. Cups/glassware
  10. Electric kettle
  11. Heating
  12. Shower - separate
  13. Television
  14. Verandah

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Samson Hill Lodge- Queen, Ensuite

Samson Hill Lodge- Queen, Ensuite Book

Our newest addition to the resort is our Samson Hill Lodge, located just above the main resort. It features five large ensuites on the front of the complex, and five smaller rooms with shared bathroom on the back of the complex. All rooms have access to our brand new Lodge Lounge and Kitchen area, exclusive to our lodge guests. It features a large island, double cooking space, two full sized stand up fridges and one freezer, two large dining tables and a comfortable seating area with couches and TV. The entire complex can also be booked for groups, functions and corporate conferences.
This room features a Queen bed for a couple, with full linens and towels provided, personal TV, private modern bathroom and shower and a wall heater. Tea, coffee, kettle and cooking items are located in the lodge lounge, plus your room.

  1. En-Suite Bathroom
  2. Views
  3. Fridge - Bar Fridge
  4. Tea/Coffee Making
  5. Towels
  6. Linen and Towels Provided
  7. Non-Smoking
  8. Shower - separate
  9. Wireless Internet
  10. TV
  11. Verandah
  12. Outdoor Setting
  13. Cable/Satellite TV
  14. Queen bed

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Samson Hill Lodge- Double & Single, Ensuite

Samson Hill Lodge- Double & Single, Ensuite Book

Our newest addition to the resort is our Samson Hill Lodge, located just above the main resort. It features five large ensuites on the front of the complex, and five smaller rooms with shared bathroom on the back of the complex. All rooms have access to our brand new Lodge Lounge and Kitchen area, exclusive to our lodge guests. It features a large island, double cooking space, two full sized stand up fridges and one freezer, two large dining tables and a comfortable seating area with couches and TV. The entire complex can also be booked for groups, functions and corporate conferences.
This room features a Double bed and a Single Bed with full linens and towels provided, personal TV, private modern bathroom and shower and a wall heater. Tea, coffee, kettle and cooking items are located in the lodge lounge area to use at your convenience during your stay. Great for two guests needing separate beds or three guests travelling together.

Default rate has included occupancy of up to two persons, additional charge for additional persons past included occupancy.

  1. 1 Single bed
  2. High speed wireless
  3. Complimentary high speed internet in room
  4. Terrace
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Private bathroom
  7. Shower
  8. Tea/Coffee Making
  9. Cups/glassware
  10. En-Suite Bathroom
  11. Queen bed
  12. Broadband Internet Access
  13. Laundry Facilities
  14. Towels
  15. Non-Smoking
  16. Fridge - Bar Fridge
  17. Cable television
  18. Cots Available
  19. TV
  20. Outdoor furniture
  21. Bathroom
  22. Carpeted Floor
  23. Linen
  24. Views
  25. Wine glasses
  26. Heating

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Samson Hill Lodge- Two Singles, Shared bathroom

Samson Hill Lodge- Two Singles, Shared bathroom Book

Our newest addition to the resort is our Samson Hill Lodge, located just above the main resort. It features five large ensuites on the front of the complex, and five smaller rooms with shared bathroom on the back of the complex. All rooms have access to our brand new Lodge Lounge and Kitchen area, exclusive to our lodge guests. It features a large island, double cooking space, two full sized stand up fridges and one freezer, two large dining tables and a comfortable seating area with couches and TV. The entire complex can also be booked for groups, functions and corporate conferences.
This room is located in the back of the lodge accommodation and features two single beds with full linens and towels provided, personal TV, a wall heater and a separate shared bathroom and shower facility, located just a couple of doors down in the middle of the back block. Tea, coffee, kettle and cooking items are located in the lodge lounge area if you wish to enjoy this service.

  1. Non-Smoking
  2. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  3. Tea/Coffee Making
  4. Linen and Towels Provided
  5. Wireless Internet
  6. 2 Single Beds
  7. Heating
  8. Television

Whistling Frog - Dining, Camping, Lodging - Catlins, NZ

Samson Hill Lodge- Double, Shared bathroom

Samson Hill Lodge- Double, Shared bathroom Book

Our newest addition to the resort is our Samson Hill Lodge, located just above the main resort. It features five large ensuites on the front of the complex, and five smaller rooms with shared bathroom on the back of the complex. All rooms have access to our brand new Lodge Lounge and Kitchen area, exclusive to our lodge guests. It features a large island, double cooking space, two full sized stand up fridges and one freezer, two large dining tables and a comfortable seating area with couches and TV. The entire complex can also be booked for groups, functions and corporate conferences.

This room is located in the back of the lodge accommodation and features a Double bed for couple or single, with full linens and towels provided, personal TV, a wall heater and a separate shared bathroom and shower facility, located just a couple of door down in the middle of the back block. Tea, coffee, kettle and cooking items are located in the lodge lounge area if you wish to enjoy this service.

  1. Double Bed
  2. Shared Bathroom Facilities
  3. Cable/Satellite TV
  4. Wireless Internet
  5. Non-Smoking
  6. Outdoor Setting
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Non-Powered Vehicle Site- single adult Book

Our non-powered vehicle sites are located on packed pebble all-weather surface and many 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.

  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
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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
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Powered Site Caravan/tent on Grass Book

A limited number of sites are available with power please specify tent size and intended use of power. Weather dependent.

Terms & Conditions

A valid VISA, MASTERCARD (or select debit cards) guarantees your booking. Full payment, referred to as deposit, is charged at the time of booking.
Direct bank deposit is available; please add a note in the "Guest Comments" if you wish to use this form of payment. A valid credit or debit card is still required for security purposes.
Our on-site Cafe is operational during the year. Cancellation will not be accepted due to the restaurant not being available for any reason.
Check in is from 3pm - 7pm, slight seasonal variations and days can occur, hence we recommend booking accommodation in advance, rather than on the day of arrival. Refer to your booking confirmation for more details. 'Welcome' packs are arranged for our guests after hours at Kiosk next to interior camp entrance.
Check Out is 10am: Please turn off lights and heaters, close and lock doors. Please drop room key at "Reception", next to Cafe entrance. There is a green secured key box there. A a $40 key replacement fee will be charged for missing keys. Additional cleaning charge applies if excessive housekeeping is required. Leave your unit in a tidy fashion, including dishes cleaned and put away. A $25 per dog room cleaning fee applies to all units that have had dogs staying in them or have been inside them at any time. We use special cleaning products and cleaning equipment on these rooms.
Please ensure you have read and understood the payment and cancellation policies. These general policies, payment and cancellation policies are accepted when making a reservation/ booking whether it is via the phone, e-mail or direct online booking and we reserve the right to alter/change and modify policies at any time to cope with changing circumstances. All guests staying within the Resort must be respectful of the property and other guests staying at all times. Guests not following standard code of conduct will be asked to leave the premise immediately, with no refund.
HOW DO I CHECK IN? Check in at the Whistling Frog Cafe reception area. If arriving later than our reception hours, we will put your welcome pack at the clearly marked, "After Hours Kiosk" located at the interior entrance. (See image below.) Cafe reception is Open 3pm - 6pm for check ins, otherwise use the after hours kiosk if the cafe is closed.
CONTACT US: for non-urgent communication: stay@catlinsnz.com, for more urgent communication: Facebook Messenger for WhistlingFrogNZ, for Phone Communication between 9am-6pm: (03) 415-8668
GUEST ASSISTANCE: Come over to the Cafe which will usually be open for your assistance.
LIMITED CELL PHONE COVERAGE in the area, enable 'wifi calling' if you are a part of the "2 Degrees" network, on your cell phone. A cell tower is now under construction.
ADD US ON FACEBOOK in advance to be able to message us if required for urgent quick contact communication: https://www.facebook.com/WhistlingFrogNZ
DINING OPTIONS: All guests have access to a form of kitchen facility during their stay for self- catering. Our on-site restaurant is open during the summer most days.

- FOLLOW WHISTLING FROG FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/WhistlingFrogNZ
- RESORT/ HOLIDAY PARK MAP: https://www.whistlingfrogresort.com/aerial-view-park-maps.html
- CATLINS ACTIVITIES AND FREE GUIDE MAP: https://www.whistlingfrogresort.com/activities.html

Payment Policy

A valid VISA, MASTERCARD or debit card guarantees your booking. Full payment is charged at the time of booking. A credit card fee of 2% applies to all credit card and credit debit card payments. Alternately, direct bank deposit is available. Add a note in the "Guest Comments" if you wish to use this form of payment;

Bank Details for direct deposit transfer:
Luxury Living Hotels Ltd
123 0340546849 00
Particulars: Last 6 digits of your Little Hotelier booking reference number (LH........123456)
Reference: Last name used on your made booking
Please screenshot proof of transfer and send to stay@catlinsnz.com and
cc: luxurylivingnz@gmail.com

A credit card will still be required for security purposes.

Cancellation Policy

​Cancellations must be submitted in writing via e-mail to stay@catlinsnz.com. If plans change and you need to alter or cancel your booking, please notify us as soon as possible to ensure maximum possible flexibility.

Cancellations are based on the length of notice time before reservation arrival date.
We offer a 100% refund of your paid booking deposit in the first 24 hours of the booking,
70% of your paid full booking refunded outside of 30 days prior to arrival,
50% of your paid full booking refunded inside 30 days prior to arrival,
0% of your paid full booking refunded within 7 days prior to arrival.

Third party bookings (booking.com, expedia, air bnb, etc), please cancel directly with them, cancellation policy may vary, which would apply if you have made your initial booking through them. Booking directly with us ensures maximum booking flexibility in cancellation circumstances.

Credit card and online booking fees are non-refundable/non-transferable in any circumstance. Charges cannot be applied to other services or merchandise.

Make an enquiry

Please phone (03) 415 8668 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 special events.

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