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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. 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

Omaha River Retreat - Entertainers Paradise

 Great spot, we enjoyed out stay. 

Central Matakana Village, 2 minutes walk to shops

 The location 

Stunning Sea Views Close to Popular Attractions

 Lovely views, handy to local beaches, shops and restaurants 

 Matakana Barn overlooking Sandspit Bay & farms

 Great place, very comfortable beds, quiet. 

Matakana Village River Cottage

 Lovely décor and good linen, towels. Very comfortable. Location ex. for Matakana Market and eating places. Loved the outdoor flow and being able to eat outdoors. 

 Matakana Barn overlooking Sandspit Bay & farms

 Great location, so central to both Snells Beach / Algies Bay and Matakana. Robyn was really friendly and welcoming too.