Facilities

On Site Facilities

Lounge and kitchen

The kitchen is equipped with an oven, 4 gas hobs and a microwave to cook with. Cooking utensils and cutlery are also provided. There are 2 fridge/freezers to keep your food chilled. Our lounge has a TV. You can interact with other guests or take advantage of the reading material and games/puzzles provided. A CD/ipod/USB player is also provided. This room is not locked at all so you can come and go as you please.

Children

Guests with children are very welcome. The general rule is that if your child uses a bed then they are charged to cost of the bed. It is the owners decision on any discount given. Our 3 girls love interacting with children visiting. You are welcome to contact us directly and get a quote for your stay at Slope Point Accoommodation. Each family group is unique and so we set a price once we find out your details.

Port-a-cot

A port-a-cot is available to use at no extra charge. Please ask at reception for one or contact us in advance and we will have it ready for you.

Internet

Internet is now available. We do give out 50MB free to guests but if any more is required then a small charge is asked. This will give you about an hour of free internet to plan your trip through the Catlin’s and/or catch up if family and friends.

BBQ

A BBQ is available for you to use. We have oil available if you need.

Laundry

Landry is available but at a cost. We charge $5 to wash and $5 for the dryer. Laundry powder is provided and hot water for a better clean. On dry days, guests are welcome to use our line to dry cloths to save money.

Mobile Coverage

Vodafone and 2 degrees are now available on site. Telecom has coverage at the top of the hill.

Payment

Cash payment is preferred, however we can now accept bank cards and credit card payments.

Booking made online: Although we take your credit details, we do not take any money out of your account. It is purely to secure your booking.


Off Site Facilities

Fuel

Fuel is available at Tokanui and Fortrose 24 hours a day. 

Food

Many of our guests like to prepare their own meals here. We suggest getting your ingredients in a bigger town like Invercargill or Balclutha. Our nearest dairy is 12 minutes’ drive away.

There are many options around the area which include:

Fortrose: Stirling Tides is a café open during the day and overlooks the estuary. Then Pukeko Alley has a dairy as well as an art studio.

Tokanui: There is a dairy there and also the pub. The pub has a bistro open Thursday to Sunday in the evenings but also do a great toasted sandwich at the bar during opening hours.

Curio Bay:  Curioscape is now open which is a restaurant - open all day and evenings for great food, There is a shop at the camping ground

Waikawa: The blue cod blues caravan is open in the main tourist season.  Very sort after by the locals for a great feed of fish and chips.

Niagara: This has a café and restaurant. Great coffees, hospitality and of course, great food.

Road

We are located on the Coastal scenic route.  Now the road is totally sealed.  That's right... no more gravel roads to get to our place.  Some small roads are still gravel but the main road and roads to Slope Point and Waipapa Point is sealed

Weather

If you would like to find out what the weather forecast while you’re traveling in the Catlin’s, then we suggest looking up www.metservice.co.nz.

Medical problems

Tokanui has a district nurse available Monday through to Friday from 9am to 12 noon. If you are unwell, they are there to help you. If they are unable to help then Invercargill’s Kew Hospital A&E are open 24 hours a day. For emergencies in New Zealand you phone 111. Please let us know if you are unwell and we will try to assist you to get the right help.