About Us

Come and relax in our friendly, warm country retreat. Wake to birdsong in our clean, green and eco-friendly quality accommodation.Backpackers, campervans, caravans, campers and all lovers of nature will receive a hearty welcome at Riverside Haven.

Our peaceful site is covered by a vast selection of specimen trees, the Waianakaura River, which makes for a peaceful and tranquil setting, borders our 25-acre farm property. Only trees and the magnificent cliff and hillside to view. These fine features in a unique setting very close to the beach are ideal for leisure or sporing activities.

Being placed between Oamaru and Moeraki for the Yellow Eyed penguins, New Zealand fur seals, and the Moeraki lighthouse and of coursed the famous Moeraki Boulders. One hour drive to Dunedin and fifteen minutes to Oamaru to view the Blue penguins at night.

You will need several days to explore what this unique and very special part of the country has on offer for you. So don’t wait, enquire today and make your booking. We are looking forward to welcoming you.

If you would like to make a booking you can contact us here

Lastest News

We had a very busy Christmas an
d New Year here. Thank you to everyone who made this possible.
We are still busy with campers and there are a few spaces still available if you didn't get here over Christmas.
Had a wonderful New Year with our American Tourist who are with the Aoteroa Tour Group.
.The rain is here hopefully just for the night and we are hoping for sun shine for the weekend. We have been lucky with the sun most days and temperatures are good.
I have been busy making Jams, Chutneys and Relishes for sale at the Lodge.
If anyone is interested see my lists below
Here is my list of products that are made from fresh or frozen fruits.
The Jams contain fruit, sugar and water. No preservatives or colourings. All Natural. Prices $5
The Chutneys contain fruits, onions, pickling spices, vinegar and sugar. All Natural. Prices $7
The Relishes contain fruit / vegetable, onions pickling spices, vinegars and sugar. All Natural. Price $7
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SUMMER IS ON ITS WAY. OUR TIME OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS HAVE BEEN SPENT ON REVAMPING OUR UNITS #1 TO #7. WE HAVE PUT ALL NEW BEDDING, HEAT PUMPS IN ALL ROOMS AND AS WELL AS THE SHOWERS WHICH ARE SHARED. T.V'S WILL GO IN ROOMS IN THE COMING MONTHS. I'M NOT QUITE FINISHED DOING THE OUTSIDE OF UNITS BUT WILL GET THERE. THE TERRACE WILL HAVE THE SLAT FLOORING DONE SOON SO WILL UPSDAT WITH PHOTOS.
GARDENS ARE DONE AND ARE LOOKING GOOD FOR THIS WEEKEND COMING.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO STAY WITH US DURING THE CHRISTMAS BREAK IT IS TIME TO BOOK IN NOW OR YOU COULD MISS OUT. EITHER BOOK ON OUR SITE OR WEB PAGE OR JUST GIVE ME A QUICK CALL.
DAYS ARE GETTING LONGER NOW SO THE NIGHTS CAN BE SPENT DOING OUTDOOR THINGS.
HERE IS A FEW PHOTOS OF WHAT WE HAVE BEEN UPTO.
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