Dingleburn is a working station. As such, we have different accommodation options depending on the season.

Our Off Season runs from October to December each year. During this time, all stays are self-hosted.

Our Hosted Season is from January to April. During this time, guests are fully hosted on-site and catered for.
More information about our Hosted Season accommodation.


Stay at Dingleburn in our off season.

Experience and stay in one of New Zealand’s most picturesque and remote high-country sheep & cattle stations.

  • $1,000 per night up to 10 guests, $50 per additional guest per night after that.
  • Off Season stays are self-catered: all towels, duvets/ sleeping bag and food is to be provided by the guests. We provide pillows and a bottom sheet.
  • Exclusive use of The Quarters and Cook Shop for your group.
  • Sleeps up to 18 people. Please enquire with us if you have more in your group.
  • Access to fishing rivers (licence required), lakeshore fishing and Dingleburn’s private walking tracks. Rivers include the Dingle Burn & Hunter River.
  • Minimum of 2 nights stay.
  • Minimum 2 people, maximum 18 people.
  • Because of Dingleburn’s remote location, there is no Wi-Fi, TV or cell phone service, so please be aware of this before you arrive.
  • Off-season stays require you to bring your own bedding, towels, food etc. You can download this off-season gear list before your arrival to ensure you have everything you need for your stay at Dingleburn.
  • Sandfly spray just in case.
  • The access road to Dingleburn is 4WD drive only, and you will need to transport yourself into the station through our off-season period. Please let us know before your arrival what time you intend to drive in so we can manage the road traffic.
  • There is an airstrip beside the quarters, so you can arrive by helicopter or plane if preferred (this is to be arranged by yourself in the off-season.)

Off-season: please leave the quarters as you found them. A cleaning fee will apply if you don’t.

  • Cancel up to 7 days before your arrival and get a 50% refund.
  • Cancel within 7 days of arrival and the reservation is non-refundable.

The Cook Shop

Sleeps 2 with 1 bedroom and an ensuite.

  • Fully self-contained Lake Hawea accommodation
  • Thoroughly equipped kitchen
  • Dining area and lounge
  • 1 queen bedroom with ensuite
  • Outdoor deck and seating

The Quarters

Sleeps 16 with 6 bedrooms which include:

  • 2 split king rooms (single king beds, can convert to a king bed)
  • 1 queen room
  • 2 bunk rooms (1 bunk room with 1 single bunk and 1 double bunk. The other bunk room has 2 single bunks)
  • Reading room with pull out bed
  • 2 separate toilets
  • 1 shower room with 1 shower
  • 1 shower room with 2 showers

If you have more than 18 people total in your group, please enquire with us.