Your home away from home


Curio Bay / Porpoise Bay is situated on the Catlins Coast about 88 km’s southeast of Invercargill. Curio Bay is signposted from the Southern Scenic Route, which follows State Highway 92 through the Catlins from Invercargill to Balclutha.

This area is probably best known for its fossilised forest, this is one of the most extensive and least disturbed examples of a Jurassic fossil forest in the world which when exposed at low tide can be explored. Porpoise Bay with its beautiful sandy beach is popular for both swimming and surfing. The area is also renown for its wildlife.

Curio Bay Salthouse has spacious open-plan units with stunning views of Porpoise Bay and the beach is at your doorstep. This motel boasts modern interior and exterior features, such as flat screen TV’s and off-street parking.

No matter what season you come to visit us you will always be warm with double glazing and central heating installed throughout.

Plan your getaway to Curio Bay today! We would love to see you.

We’d love to hear from you and show you our special part of the world!

+64 (0)3 2468 322

517 Waikawa-Curio Bay Rd Curio Bay 9884