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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

    "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

Affordable Bach - 100m to Beach *Free WiFi*

 very spacious.Kids could chill out watching t.v at night or have a game of pool.Quite well equipped too.Very clean!! 

Stunning luxury ocean front beach house

 We loved absolutely everything about this stunning property. The house is beautiful and the location on the sand dunes could not be better. The house has everything that could possibly be needed and we felt as though we were holidaying in a luxury resort! We would highly recommend and will be returning! 

Pohutukawa Cottage - Pataua South

 Clean and well appointed modern property. Great for those who want to be slightly off the beaten trail. Fantastic views. Pleased with good quality of furnishings such as towels and linens. Kitchen well stocked with basics. Good place for peace and quiet. Quick drive to gorgeous beach by Treasure Island campsite. About 10 minute drive to Parua Bay. 

Surf Pad at Pataua North

 Great place. Tidy and everything you need. Great hosts. Will stay again if we can! 

Affordable Bach - 100m to Beach *Free WiFi*

 Spacious with all the comforts of home - right on the water, close to the harbour and shops and gas station - super friendly and safe community - Some great artisan shops with the best ice blocks ever!! 

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Surf Beach and River Estuary

 Wow, fantastic as expected and weather made it perfect. Great location and easy living. Can't recommend it highly enough.