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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
    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. 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]

  2. Mabels Cottage in Mangonui
    Mabels Cottage in Mangonui

    A colonial cottage with views of Mill Bay - the perfect base for enjoying historic Mangonui... [More]

  3. 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]

Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Absolute Waterfront Luxury

 Very well appointed beach home. Ideal for family entertaining with wonderful views from the deck and a covered bbq area. 

Guthrie Cottage - Stunning Beachfront: from $200

 Guthrie Cottage is in a great location, all day sun, a stones throw from the beach. The cottage is well equipped and very comfortable. The outside bath is a pleasure to use while watching the sun set. We will gladly return again for some R & R. 

Ohiwas' Best Bach,Clean,Cosy,Private.

 It was amazing sitting on the deck, looking out towards the backwaters and listening to bird song. 

Stunning modern house close to the beach

 Great property, great location just a short walk to the beach 

Lakehouse Paradise: We've got it all...

 Lovely spot, quiet, nice views, tranquil and relaxed 

Private, Romantic Log Cabin with Stunning Mt Views

 Lovely cabin, design very well considered and cosy. Owner even returned something we left behind! I'd definitely go back.