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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]

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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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    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

5 mins from Heaphy Track/ Kahurangi National Park

 Nice, tidy and well cared house. Great location for lots of day walks, not far to the Heaphy track. Walking distance to town. 

5 mins from Heaphy Track/ Kahurangi National Park

 Nice location and well-equipped house. We had a great time there. 

Quiet Cozy Country Spot

 Nice peaceful semirural setting with sheep and deer. Lovely old, very clean cottage with charm. 

Clean and affordable 2 bedroom flat, Carters Beach

 Nice location for seeing Cape Fowlwind, the beach at Carters is lovely and quiet. A 5 minute drive to Westport. Property is clean and tidy, everything needed in kitchen. Would be comfortable for 4 people easily. No yard to enjoy but the beach is only a 5 minute walk or 1 minute drive away. 

Ocean Front Kiwi Bach

 loved being back by the sea, perfect location for what we wanted, awesome to walk the beach again, very easy to deal with and would have no hesitation in recommending their Bach. Only disappointment..... was having to leave :) 

Fantastic West Coast getaway for couples

 What a perfect way to spend the first night of a much needed holiday. Ruru Hut was beautifully fitted out with everything we needed and then some. John and Annie have a great eye for design and detail with an environmentally sympathetic and incredibly comfortable unique accommodation option. This couple are generous, friendly, respectful of space and savvy. We enjoyed our stay so much that we booked again. We loved the river walk, had a swim off the private beach. Thank you!