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  1. Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!
    Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!

    Share your summer holiday photos on Instagram using the hashtag #MyBookabachHoliday and be in to WIN a $250 Bookabach Gift Voucher!... [More]

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  1. Northland

    "The winterless North" boasts stunning coastline, kauri forests and a rich Maori and European history. Holidaymakers love it. Join them and tick some tourist highlights off your bucket list or find a private bay off the beaten track.... [More]

  2. Islands of the Hauraki Gulf
    Islands of the Hauraki Gulf

    Take your pick amongst the beautiful islands of the Hauraki Gulf, and choose a holiday as ritzy or remote as you like.... [More]

  3. Children’s Attractions Around NZ
    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

    Family fun for all seasons.... [More]

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  1. The Story of Wildside Lodge, West Coast
    The Story of Wildside Lodge, West Coast

    Wildside Lodge is a labour of love, a rustic, hand-crafted beauty which evolved through Dan and Kath Lane's philosophy and need for using resources that were locally available and free, or at least recycled and cheap!... [More]

  2. Golden Days at Big Bay
    Golden Days at Big Bay

    Fond memories of bach holidays at Big Bay in the 1940s - long drops, meat safes, sackfuls of seafood and a great community.... [More]

  3. Period piece on the Clive River
    Period piece on the Clive River

    A riverfront villa that's perfect for groups: mess about in boats, bike to wineries or swan about historically.... [More]

Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Classic kiwi experience

 Locality, just the whole set up. We just love the place, especially as we can keep our best mate with us rather than having to put him in a kennel. 

Crab Apple Cottage Martinborough

 Perfect for a group holiday 

Gorgeous Cooks and Mercury Bay view beach house.

 Loved our stay, loved the home, loved the location. We had an amazing time and will be back! :) 

Best View in Mangawhai!

 Excellent accommodation, well kitted out, ticked all the boxes and a view to die for. 

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Piece of Paradise in Oamaru Bay, Coromandel

 We love this place. Stayed two years in a row and have booked the third. Mentioned going somewhere else next year for a change, and the kids were horrified. 

Magnificent Secluded  Beachfront Studio Property

 Thank you, Annette & Pete. We had a wonderful relaxing 4 days in a beautifully presented bach with spectacular views. We would definitely stay again. Rich & Becs :)