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    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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    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

ORCA BEACH WATCH Omapere - Free WiFi - superb view

 We had a wonderful stay at this bach & loved eating outside on the veranda, admiring the stunning Hokianga views. It was so nice to be just over the road from the beach. The hosts are easygoing and friendly with excellent advice on what to do nearby. We especially liked the rock pools & local Indian food and the kids really appreciated the box of toys in the house! The bach is thoughtfully and thoroughly equipped with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Wish we had stayed longer! 

Last Chance Lodge, Earnscleugh

 This is an outstanding place to stay. Very well appointed, and a beautiful garden to sit in and enjoy. We were there to cycle Roxburgh Gorge Trail and Goldfields Trail and this property is conveniently placed for these as well as the Central Otago Rail Trail. Within easy driving distance of all Central Otago vineyards, then back to our comfy digs with our purchases!! We look forward to staying at Last Chance Lodge again. 

Unique lakeside bach with easy access to water

 Fantastic location and lovely bach, great having use of kayaks too. We hope to return one day. Highly recommended. 

Fisherman's Rest- in magnificent Mercury Bay.

 We loved staying at the fisherman's rest. The house was clean, it had everything that we need and it was a great location. We would love to go back in the future. Highly recommend it! 

Lake views and bushwalks

 Absolutely LOVED our stay here. This was such a relaxing place and we SO enjoyed the kayaking on the quiet lake. Everything we needed was here. A lovely break in our busy touring schedule. 

Pauanui Surf Club, Beach and Park so close!

 A lovely and an immaculate homely place. Is fully equipped with home essentials. Good ventilation especially in summer with a ceiling fan fixed to every room. Closeby to beach and shops. The bach is fully fenced therefore safe for children and dogs.