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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

Absolute Waterfront Luxury

 Very well appointed beach home. Ideal for family entertaining with wonderful views from the deck and a covered bbq area. 

Ahuriri Townhouse modern and spacious

 A very neat and tidy place. All the conveniences of a home are available. Great location! 

*****The Woodshed*****

 The views from this place are amazing. Love the spacious living area and the kitchen is great. A place where you can totally relax and its a nice quiet location. 

Ahuriri Townhouse modern and spacious

 We enjoyed staying in this property as it was well situated (easy walking distance of cafes and restaurants and supermarket). The house was set up really well and nice and clean. We would highly recommend this property! 

*****The Woodshed*****

 Lovely and spacious for our big family. Nice and quiet area. Fantastic backyard space for the kids to play in. We were very pleased with everything and would be more than happy to stay again. 

Eight on Walmer- Quiet & Peaceful

 Really enjoyed our stay. Excellent facilities, clean and tidy. Easy access to Coastal Walkway, close to all amenities. Would stay again.