About Us

The team at Oreti River House and Rod and Wheel House aims to provide a high standard in comfortable and quality accommodation that allows our guests to enjoy a individual New Zealand holiday experience.

We seek to achieve this by offering boutique accommodation for couples, families and sporting groups interested in sight-seeing, fishing, golf, cycling and tramping or walking.

We seek to give extra service by

  • having contactable and friendly House Managers. The House Managers live near to the house in Lumsden and are available to answer any questions about house facilities or about travelling in Southland
  • providing helpful, written information on local amenities, tourism and trout fishing. The houses offer House Manuals, Local Amenities and Services Manuals and Local Fishing Guides and Maps
  • taking extra care with cleaning and linen
  • establishing a private and extensive gardens to give a pleasurable and relaxing environment
  • maintaining high standards with modern house fittings while keeping the character and charm of the original houses

The owners have had 25 years experience with owning and managing property on the shores of Lake Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains region of Australia. They now bring their love of fly fishing, gardening and alpine habitat to Rod and Wheel House.

The House Managers have lived in the Lumsden area all their lives and are enthusiastic and keen to promote its many tourist opportunities and activities. They can assist with helpful information about the accommodation as well as about travelling in New Zealand.

Oreti River House and Rod and Wheel House offers a memorable summer or winter destination for guests requiring something tranquil, cozy and picturesque. We hope you will enjoy your stay on the South Island of New Zealand and take home many happy memories.

© Rod and Wheel House. All Rights Reserved. | Powered by STAAH - Leaders in Hospitality Technology Solutions