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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Retro Bach with Sea Views and cool deck

 Awesome light, warm and roomy house. Great location, very close to water and great walk around the rocks to the wharf. Kids enjoyed giving surfing and SU paddle boarding a go! Very easy walk to town and fab deck! 

Puhoi Riverside Barn- private camping with a roof.

 Great camping location quiet and private. 

Wanaka Meadowstone Villa

 Great home to rent. Very close walking distance to shops, restaurants. Large bedrooms and bathrooms. Very clean property with good outdoor area for bbq or for kids to play. 

Whitianga retreat, awesome sea views, punga bush

 Wonderful location! Very tidy place, really enjoyed. 

Whitianga retreat, awesome sea views, punga bush

 Good location and nice view. 

Puhoi Riverside Barn- private camping with a roof.

 Thank you so much from us all for an awesome summer camp. Our large group who go camping in different spots each year, revelled in our own private campground by the sea! We hope to be back and will recommend highly to others. Thanks so much Christine for making us feel so welcome.