Naseby, Kyeburn Diggings & Danseys
Naseby was founded in the 1860′s following the discovery of gold in the nearby Hogburn gully and grew from servicing the gold miners who flocked to Central Otago to seek their fortunes. Today, the town is thriving as a popular holiday spot and fast becoming the ice capital of New Zealand.
First an 1870′s goldminers cottage: then a gracious home for the local doctor: now and elegantly refurbished residence providing luxury bed and breakfast accommodation for peaceful retreats or action-packed adventure. Two charming bedrooms, each with their own bathroom and super king beds are dressed with top quality linen. It is our wish to provide you with the best and freshest our unique area can offer … (more)
Modern motel for holiday in historic Naseby with mountain views, choice of a self-contained new 3 bedroom house, 2-bedroom cottage, 2 modern motels or a 2-bedroom self-contained unit. 14km from rail trail, courtesy pick-up available. Continental breakfast available by arrangement. Payment by cash or cheque. Hosts: Eileen Herd & Stuart Hore … (more)
Matthew, Tracy, Charlies & Harry de Woeps invite you to Naseby’s premier Holiday Park. Larchview is set in 17 acres of Larch and native trees and an adjacent swimming dam is available in the hot Summer months. Cabins, Chalets, Miners Cottages, a tourist flat, powered and non powered sites provide quality accomodation options for everyone … (more)
At the Ancient Briton, we are here to give your family or group an enjoyable experience, with a warm personal style of service that is only found now in these parts. Don’t miss our Bards, Ballads & Bulldust week during May. With on-site accommodation for up to 40, the Ancient Briton is ideally suited to people looking for an authentic historic experience. Once captured by the Maniototo, you will be inspired to explore it’s beauty … (more)
The goldfields at Kyeburn were known as they Kyeburn Diggings. Mining actually started here before the main discoveries at Naseby. All that remins of the the butcher, bakers, hotels and a school is the Kyeburn Diggings Cemetery. However, there is still much to be learnt with a gentle stroll around.
Danseys Pass Coach Inn
Built in 1862, the Coach Inns of Central Otago are unique. Most have succumbed to floods, fire or simply the ravages of time. Of the few that remain, Danseys Pass Coach Inn stands out. The essential elements of a 19th century Coach Inn have been retained, and sensitive, authentic refurbishing has allowed the utmost comfort while maintaining the character and atmosphere of the goldrush era. In May we will be hosting some of NZ and Australias finest singers and poets at the Maniototo Bards, Ballads & Bulldust Festival … (more)
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