Water Pistoll - Genuine Beachfront Bach

NZD per night

Dryden Bay, Queen Charlotte Sounds

#5332 - Queen Charlotte Sound - Bach or holiday home

Listed since December 2007. Shortlisted by 297 members. 16 guest comments.


  • 8people (max)
  • 2bedrooms
  • 1bathrooms
  • kids
  • pets
  • smokers
  • Great location in outer Sounds, private with stunning views
  • Private beach and great jetty for fishing and swimming
  • 2 serviced moorings for your boats

This is a genuine waterfront bach with its own private beach and jetty in Dryden Bay, towards the outer Queen Charlotte Sounds near to the entrance to Endeavour Inlet. It is an ideal environment to wind-down and relax, not to be bothered by the typical distractions in an urban environment. It features stunning views, glow worms, wekas, and good fishing.

It is in a remote area, only accessible by boat. The bach operates as a self-sufficient unit; and eco-bach. It has a composting toilet; gas fridge and gas hot water, solar panels and batteries; wood burner and BBQ for cooking; wood fired spa, a back-up generator if electricity is needed. There are no metropolitan services; it is off the electricity grid, town water supply, and telephone network.

There is a 44 metre jetty, two moorings (2 and 3 tonne moorings), and a 13 foot aluminiium boat, kayak and life jackets available for your use.

There is plenty to do, from having a BBQ, laying in the sun, swimming, boating, fishing, and tramping.

This is boat access only. The Cougar Line water taxi who go by three times daily, can drop you directly at the bach. Or you can use your own boat to get there.

We expect visitors to clean and leave the bach as they have found it for the next guests. There are no cleaning services due to the bach's remote location.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Cot available
  • Dinghy
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Spa bath


  • Bottom Floor

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Top Floor

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)
    3 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed
    2 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

Service level

Linen: Bring your own linen.

Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.


Easter Weekend (Required, $250.00 per night) ; Other holidays weekends, including city aniversary weekends are an additional $50/night. (Required, $50.00 per night) ;

Request a booking

Owner/Manager contact details will be provided by Bookabach once you've made a booking request.

Special conditions

Pricing is based on 4 people. Additional people $10-25 each. Addional daily charge applies to all holiday weekends. During Christmas (16 Dec. 15 Jan) a minimum stay of 5 days is preferred. Easter, 4 days. All other times 2 night minimum stay required; 25% deposit required on confirmation of booking. Dogs must be kept on leash due to the abundant wekas and bird life. Smoking outside only. People are expected to leave the bach clean and tidy as they have found it.

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  •  Great hot tub. Beautiful and private spot 

  •  Great hot tub. Beautiful and private spot 

  •  Yery special place, we spend a wonderful week for christmas . If you like a secluded and natural spot with still some convenience of civilisation you may find your place. Good fishing - even for such inexperienced guys like us. 

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Things to do

  • Boat Hire
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/Walks
  • Swimming


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