We arrived a little late but were welcomed like we were family. Our host had warmed the place up for us and it was perfect. We stayed in the Self-Contained House and it was exactly that, self-contained. Comfy beds and a warm fire to curl up next to was exactly what we needed after a long and cold road trip around the South Island. It's only a 5 minute drive into the small but charming town of Twizel where there is a couple of fabulous old style variety stores that will have everything you need and more! A great pub with nice meals and friendly people all happy to have a chat. If we're ever lucky enough to be in that area again, the first place I will be heading for is Omahau Downs.