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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for scenery and wildlife: we had a pair of rifleman nesting right outside our cabin window. Recommend a birding trip with PC: he's extremely knowledeable and a great guide to be with. Within easy reach of Milford Sound and with a whole range of walks on the doorstep. The units are well-equipped and comfortable: good showers! PC and...

Thank Sarah91052
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

1. Lodging: Eco-friendly comfortable cabin accommodations with the basic necessities: full sets of cookware, organic teas and coffees. Room had generous Windows looking out onto one of the mountain ranges in the Fiordland area. Serene and peaceful retreat with a fantastic view and host. 2. Host: PC is awesome! Extremely knowledgeable about the land, sites, and weather nearby. Shared some...

1Thank KQTravels
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing location. All the facilities you need....heater, gas cooker, comfy bed, friendly host! Easy access to Milford Sound and great walks. So glad we cancelled our accommodation in Te Anau and stayed here for two nights.

1Thank Carla B
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Fantastic place less that an hour's drive to Milford Sound. Scenery to die for and great hospitality from PC (your host). We stayed in a cabin which is very well fitted out. Cooker, fridge, gas heater, with en-suite hot shower and flushing toilet. You need to bring your own food and drinks (except water). I worried about missing the place...

2Thank Jimmy S
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Wanted to stay in Te'anau but seemed fully booked. Discounted Knobs Flat on first view but Hobsons' choice meant we had to book. On arrival PC gave a great welcome and showed us to the cabin. All important amenities in one small package! It may have been raining outside but inside was warm, dry and welcoming. Bring your food with...

2Thank Marcus L
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Was looking for a place to stay near to Milford Sound and stumbled upon Knobs Flat. PC and team responded promptly to emails on my bookings. Didn't have much expectations of the place but was completely surprised when I arrived. Checked in was a breeze and PC was very cheerful and helpful. The cabin was basic but well-kept. It was...

1Thank lwk-my
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

It's difficult to add anything new to the glowing reviews below and I endorse them all. Friendly and helpful reception, very comfortable cabins away from all modern electronic gismos. Just like the old days! A great base for wonderful walks from The Divide and only an hour away from Milford Sound. This means that you can book an early cruise...

1Thank ansbnks2016
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A nice, simple cabin deep along the road to the Milford Sound. PC was helpful before we arrived in sorting out some issues with the online booking, responding quickly and assuring us that we were booked. He was friendly upon arrival, too, and gave us the quick rundown on the cabin - en suite bathroom, and gas camp-style stove. Plenty...

1Thank Julie R
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My third multi-night stay at Knobs Flat. Comfortable and clean and great trout fishing in the nearby (across the Milford Rd) Eglinton River. The owner is very friendly and obviously is passionate about the wilderness area in which this place nestles. Bring food and a good book from Te Anau (and there is no internet or TV) and walk, fish...

2Thank Chris d
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

very comfortable cabin with en-suite and kitchen - just remember to bring your own food to cook as there isn't a shop or restaurant for miles and miles! This is located about 20 minutes drive from the Divide end of the Routeburn Great Walk so it was a very welcome stop after our 3 days hiking.

2Thank dympna k

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Additional Information about Knobs Flat

Address: SH 94 Te Anau Milford Highway | Te Anau, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Knobs Flat Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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“The three cabins that run parallel to the main road have a spectacular uninterrupted view.”
 of 5 bubbles LJCBRH, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Check the web site out, it is what it is. If you want tranquility, this is the place.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterPaula2013, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“En suite is great...kitchens very well equipped.”
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 of 5 bubbles NHGeoguy, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“- Make sure you bring everything with you, there are no shops around - There are lots of sandflies so bring repellent”
 of 5 bubbles TimTam8765, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Ring and speak to the staff to ensure you get the most appropriate room, they'll sort you out and ensure you are well taken care of.”
 of 5 bubbles LoganX6, 22 Apr 2014 | Read review
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