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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]

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    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]

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    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

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  1. Golden Days at Big Bay
    Golden Days at Big Bay

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    Mabels Cottage in Mangonui

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    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

Beautiful house in Acacia Bay

 we loved our stay at this property, the proximity to the lake and the views from the property. would definitely recommend to friends :) 

Acacia Te urunga Wonder

 Te Urunga Wonder is a fantastic home catering for a large group with five bedrooms available. We were overwhelmed by the view and ease at getting to the lake for a relaxing dip. Simply superb location, would love to have stayed for longer period of time. 

Cosy Taupo home, large deck

 Great spacious house. Nice bathrooms Well equipped kitchen. Great outdoor deck. Lovely clean and fresh house. Great location walking distance to excellent bar and restaurant. 

Cosy Bach

 Wonderful house if you want peace and quiet with a beautiful view it's a must stay :) 

Taupo-Whakaipo Bay Retreat

 It is in a lovely setting with plenty of indoor and outdoor space. It is a comfortable home to stay in and accommodated our large group easily. 

Acacia Bay - private & secluded with lake views

 Fabulous place. What a surprise when we drove up! Exceeded our expectation. Would have scored this place a 10, but.... not all the lights worked. We would definitely go back here again. Would have loved to stay longer.