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    Win Jimmy Cliff tickets!

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    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Last Chance Lodge, Earnscleugh

 Great spot - we had a lovey week and would love come back in the future. Thanks Cathy! 

Fisherman's Rest- in magnificent Mercury Bay.

 Brilliant place, gladly recommend to anyone 

Fisherman's Rest- in magnificent Mercury Bay.

 What a place! Super!!! Thank you Chrissie for your hospitality and beautiful house. Highly recommended for familys with small kids- very safe :)))))) 

Cute and classy bach

 Great place to stay. Ideal for a quiet weekend away. Owners super friendly and wonderfully accomodating. Would reccomend. 

Wakatu (wait a while) Cottage

 Everything.!! 

Lake views and bushwalks

 we loved everything about the property and the location!!!! beautiful both inside and out! the kayaks on the lake were awesome fun, bbq area undercover - perfect for our rainy Saturday night and the hot tub is the most awesome hot tub ever!!!!!!! such good fun all round! :) the only thing I could say is that there were a few light bulbs that didn't work and could do with replacing.