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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]

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'Love' Hanmer Couples Retreat

 Clean tidy private unbelievably well equipt. Location was out far enough to feel you were in the forest but close enough to walk to town. We loved it & will be back. 

Parkpoint Retreat - 5acres of coastal heaven. New!

 We had a fantastic time , beautiful place with stunning views And a great guy to deal with . 

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Shaftesbury Glade Cottage

 We loved Shaftesbury Cottage! So quiet & peaceful & surrounded by beautiful trees. There were so many lovely little touches that made us feel relaxed & in "holiday mode" immediately. Highly recommended!! 

Luxury Accommodation for 2

 say it with the EAGLES : peaceful easy Feeling out there in the sounds. worth the Long drive 

Luxury Accommodation for 2

 We enjoyed 5 relaxing nights at the Birdsong chalet. Very well equipped in an idyllic location. Would highly recommend. 

Private Bush Retreat

 Idyllic property. Fabulous to relax and truly unwind without being too far away. Will definately book to stay here again.