The Shepherd's Rest

The Shepherd's Rest is situated on a 200 acre working farm within close proximity to Oamaru and the Blue Penguin Colony. If you are looking for a unique accommodation experience and want to chill in the countryside then The Shepherds Rest is perfect.

Per night
$155 - $155

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The Shepherd's Rest is a 7m x 2.4m Shepherd's hut, reminiscent of the huts used by shepherds at lambing time in England and France. The Shepherd's Rest is suitable for a maximum of 2 adults - no children allowed. The hut is on a hillside and has views over farmland and the Kakanui Ranges.

It has a queen size bed with fairy lights above to create a bit of magic! There is a basic kitchenette with a fridge, electric jug, toaster, rice cooker, cutlery and crockery. There is a table and 2 chairs for dining, games & reading material. The bathroom area contains a Bambooloo composting toilet. Outside seating for stargazing as well as a gas BBQ.

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Continental Breakfast provisions with farm fresh eggs provided. Linen & fluffy bathrobes included.


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Physical address

The Shepherd's Rest, 82 Devils Bridge Road, Oamaru, Waitaki, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
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Pricing and Conditions

Per night $155.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Animal Feeding is not included, a separate fee applies if you wish to participate in this.
Further pricing information:
Minimum 2 night stay. No children allowed. No wifi or Animal Feeding included (Animal Feeding tour can be purchased as an optional extra)

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