Steeples Cottage and Studio

Accommodation, Cape Foulwind, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand

Your Hosts

Your hosts Wendy and Wayne welcome you to Steeples Cottage and Studio and look forward to sharing their unique location in an exhilarating part of New Zealand!

Steeples Cottage and Studio, 11 kms south of Westport is a cliff top property overlooking the Tasman Sea, Gibsons Beach, and the iconic "Steeples" rock formation. Enjoy magnificent ocean views, tranquil sunsets and private, peaceful gardens. With nature treats in abundance, and so much to do on the doorstep, this is a magic spot! Come and discover the mighty Buller, base yourself at the Cape, chillax, and have a great experience in this untamed natural wilderness!


Steeples Ocean Cottage is a one bedroom, fully self contained spacious cottage with unobstructed sea views. With your own private deck, you have the best spot on the property!

  • Queen bed, with a King Single bed in the living space, the cottage can accommodate a family of 4 (with an option of trundler beds which can be folded away during the day)
  • Full kitchen, bathroom and laundry. All linen provided
  • Continental breakfast foods supplied including fresh eggs
  • Freeview TV. Free unlimited Wi-fi
  • Off street parking
  • Discounted rates apply to stays 4 nights or more

NZD$170 per night for 1 or 2 people and NZD$40 per night each additional person. “Peak Season” rates apply December — March — an additional NZD$30 per night per person.

We offer our Steeples Garden Studio as an additional bedroom at a discounted rate when rented with Steeples Ocean Cottage — enjoy extended family gatherings in this magic spot, with good amenities and privacy for all!

Steeples Garden Studio is a self contained Queen studio, with ensuite. Sitting behind Steeples Cottage, our Garden Studio has access to a rustic cliff-top “hut on the edge” to take in the stunning Tasman Sea views and enjoy amazing West Coast sunsets.

  • Limited self catering, with fridge, microwave, jug, toaster
  • Continental breakfast foods supplied
  • Freeview TV. Free unlimited Wi-fi
  • All linen provided. Off street parking

NZD$130 per night for 1 or 2 people. “Peak Season” rates apply December — March — an additional NZD$15 per night per person.

****discounted rates when booked as an additional bedroom with Steeples Cottage.


Our Guests Say...

“Wonderful, peaceful place with a beautiful view — All is — ALL!!”

St George, Switzerland

“Your beautiful cottage, your wonderful gardens and the great views are like a little paradise. We enjoyed it VERY much!”

Hamberg, Germany

“Speechless. Breath-taking. Thank you! Hope to see you again.”

Blenheim, NZ

“The Steeples has to be one of the best secrets in New Zealand. Multi-million dollar views for such an affordable price; the sunsets are to die for. ”


“Wow!” when we arrived and “wow!” when we left! Love everything about it! The crashing waves to put you to sleep, view spectacular!

Tauranga, NZ

“We've been back for a second dose of this piece of tranquillity. Even better than the first time around! Pure bliss!”

Auckland, NZ

“Amazing views and location. We so enjoyed watching the sun set and rise from the viewing platform.”

Canterbury, NZ

“Spectacular spot, beautiful cosy and warm cottage, backed up by a lovely host.”

Napier, NZ

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