|Ophir Lodge offers queen size rooms with lovely en suites and kitchenette.
There are two and four bed comfortable bunk rooms and one two bunk room, which are carpeted and have linen included.
Ladies and men's bathrooms for the bunk room guests
A fully equipped kitchen dining room and lounge with wood burner.
Netflix and free wi-fi, barbecue and out door dining plus off street parking. We are child friendly with a portable cot and highchair. A continental breakfast of home stewed fruit and great coffee is available.
Our fabulous local pub is a 2 minutes walk away at the end of the street, they offer great food and a lively atmosphere. We also have another outstanding restaurant in our main street and a vintage shop. The local community swimming pool is available to cool off in at the end of a hot day.
Ophir is one of the country's authentic gold mining settlements. Most of the original schist and mud brick buildings remain and have been lovingly restored, retaining their original features and character. The original bank, post office, jail, bakery, town hall, cottage hospital and many other original building make for a fabulous historic tour of the settlement.
You can reach Ophir by a 2km bike ride along a flat side road from Omakau. Back country tours are available for people who wish to visit our unique scenery, meet the locals and find out about the local history. Or go to a favourite fishing spot and have lunch by the river or a relaxing lunch at a winery.
Ophir is a small settlement in Central Otago, New Zealand, located between Alexandra and Ranfurly close to the Manuherikia River.
The settlement of Omakau is located 2 kilometres from Ophir, Omakau offers Muddy Creek Cafe and takeaways, golf course, tennis courts, 4 Square Supermarket, the Omakau Commercial Hotel, and a service station. The unique Chatto Creek Pub is 5km from Ophir, offering fabulous food and hospitality- it's an experience not to be missed.
Ophir Lodge is the perfect place to relax and enjoy yourself.
Your host is Lynette who has lived in Central Otago for a number of years, I own a lifestyle farm on the Clutha river and my interest are beekeeping, horticulture, travel and cooking.