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Contact & Booking Details

When booking by email, please include your Visa/Master Card number and expiry date. This is to confirm your booking. Please also include whether you have a BBH membership, your membership number if you do, and also when you expect to arrive for check-in.  You may pay by cash on arrival. We only accept Visa, Mastercard, New Zealand Cheque or Cash. Sorry no Eftpos.

Hosts: Ester & Jack Johnson

Phone/Fax: (+64) (3) 415 8696

Post: Surat Bay Lodge
19 Surat Bay Road
NewHaven RD1
Owaka, The Catlins
South Otago
New Zealand

How to get here

By Car: If coming from the north follow the Southern Scenic Route from Dunedin to Balclutha and then to Owaka. If coming from the west follow the Southern Scenic Route from Invercargill to Owaka. From Owaka follow the signs to Surat Bay & New Haven.

By Bus: The Bottom Bus runs along the Southern Scenic Route from Dunedin to Te Anau and the Catlins Coaster runs Te Anau to Dunedin. Check their websites for times and prices. Also it is possible to travel on Intercity Buses (0800-686-862) and Catch-A-Bus (03-471-4092) to Balclutha.

Pick up: We will pick up free from the Owaka Information Centre, please arrange a time directly with the hostel before check-in.

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