Sit back and relax in the warm and inviting atmosphere of “The Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar” after a day of Catlins adventure.

Enjoy a refreshing beverage or a delicious hot meal, accompanied by our spectacular rainforest vista and sunset from our fire-side lounge.

Listen to the famous bellbird dawn chorus and the unique calls of the Whistling Tree Frogs. We have provided the only venue in the Catlins, where you can not only stay, but can also dine and play. Talk about convenient!

The cafe provides internet access, a wonderful place to catch up with friends, hand-selected New Zealand wines, Invercargill Micro-Brewery beers, and fresh “Zee” espresso coffee. Enjoy a city restaurant quality meal amongst the native bush and abundance of wildlife.

We are famous for our thick and creamy Seafood Chowder and our New Zealand Blue Cod dishes. We also serve New Zealand raised lamb and a huge variety of Gluten Free meals and desserts. Our diverse menu caters to all tastes and budgets.

You are guaranteed a great gastronomic experience from our talented world-class chefs.

Fully licensed Café & Bar Open 9.00am to 9.00pm (may be subject to change)

Ideal venue for birthdays, work functions, Christmas parties, family reunions and weddings

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