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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

Ilam Cottage suitable for short or long term stays

 The cottage was very clean and tidy and the location was great. contact with the owner was prompt and friendly and accommodating of our needs. I would definitely recommend and would happily stay here again. A happy customer :) 

Ilam Cottage suitable for short or long term stays

 loved having broadband 

Quiet, relaxing, modern home away from home

 The property was beautiful, super clean and very well equipped! Thanks! 

Quiet, relaxing, modern home away from home

 Handy to town. Good size house for 2 adults and 4 kids thank you so much julie. Will definitely stay again when we are up next 

Sunshine on Achilles

 Great central location. Walking distance to shops. Property was lovely and sunny. Light and bright. Plenty of room for the 4 of us. Would use again if available 

Ilam Cottage suitable for short or long term stays

 Close to everything, spacious house, nicely decorated and furnished. Would definitely recommend to others and would stay again. Thank you!