Moth Manor Cottage

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Moth Manor Cottage is a unique fly-in or drive-in self-contained accommodation situated in a lovely rural setting. The perfect spot for those seeking a quiet retreat.

A unique feature is that it is situated right beside Rangitata Island Aerodromes 1100m private, registered airfield. Aviators can tie-down their aircraft right outside!

The cottage was built in the 1920’s and has been lovingly redecorated in tasteful country style.

Features of Moth Manor Cottage include:

  • Self-contained accommodation, right beside our 1100m private, registered airfield
  • Beautiful view of Mt Peel
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Well equipped kitchen for self catering and separate dining room with fridge/freezer
  • Two bedrooms, one with double bed and the other with two single beds (Divan, camp bed or cot are available on request)
  • Good quality linen supplied
  • Tastefully decorated and smoke-free
  • Pets are welcome
  • A cot and high chair are available if required
  • Serviced on request
  • Cosy lounge with open fire and TV


Local activities and attractions:

  • The Rangitata River, renowned for its fishing, is within walking distance
  • The Chequered Flag – Restaurant and Bar
  • Hidden Valleys – Professional Rafting and Hiking Tours
  • The Tin Shed – Souvenir, clothing shop and Farm Animal Park
  • The nearest town is Geraldine – a lovely little village with banking facilities, cafes, unique shopping, a Movie Theatre, two golf courses and the Geraldine Vintage Machinery Museum—only a 15 minute drive to get there


$120 per night two guests, $20 per extra guest. Enquiries are welcome for longer term stays.

Visa and Mastercard are accepted.


To stay at Moth Manor Cottage, book online at AirBNB or by emailing