McFarmers Backpackers


McFarmers Backpacker Lodge
 & Self Contained Cottage Otago Peninsula


McFarmers is a small working sheep farm set on the Otago Peninsula with fantastic harbour views. 
Family run by John and his 2 boys, the buildings have a unique touch by John’s handy craftsmanship with wood.

They promote environmental awareness aiming to recycle/re-use and are committed to a zero waste policy,
providing recycling facilities in both the Cottage and the Lodge, encouraging travelers to participate.


The Backpacker Lodge…

Has  idyllic panoramic sea views and is positioned
on an elevated part of the property.
Sun deck looks out directly onto the water.
The 3 bedroom Lodge has a laid back rustic charm with warm log burner.


The Backpackers Lodge has a fully equipped Kitchen, shared bathroom/toilet.
Bedrooms are a choice of Queen, Twin or Single
with one room sleeping up to 3 people with a Queen bed and 1 Single bed.

  • Tariff from NZ$30 p.p. to NZ$55 p.p.
  • Close to all Peninsula eco-tourism attractions.
  • 1 kilometer before the Portobello village.

The Cottage…

Has a private deck to enjoy the panoramic sea views of the Otago Harbour. 
Small and cosy it is fully self-contained with a kitchen, living area,
bathroom and 2 bedrooms

    • 1 Queen bedroom
    • 1 bedroom with 2 Single beds. All with linen.
    • Handy for families or romantic for couples.
    • Tariff from $120 for 2 people up to $150 for 4.

Most travelers end up staying more than one night.

No SKY, no computers and no phone. 
Just sit back and enjoy Nature

More information on McFarmers Selfcontained Cottage

Your Host: John Campbell


774 Portobello Road, Otago Peninsula,
Dunedin 9014, New Zealand


+64 (0)3 4780 389



From NZ$30 p.p. to NZ$55 p.p.


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