Wakatu (wait a while) Cottage

Bach or holiday home | South Bay | #18322

8.9/10 (83 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 6 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • Tranquil - watch the walkers and boatees go by from the front verandah
  • Completely fenced, sunny and warm, old style comfortable, check out the formica table.
  • Stroll down the reserve path to explore the harbour, stride up the cliff tops for stunning views

In the heart of South Bay - this is a great place to recharge the batteries.

One minute stroll down the reserve path adjacent to the harbour to see where the penguins are nesting or check out the fishing boats and whale/dolphin watching operations, potter round the rock pools or go for a swim.

Step out to the Peninsula walks, up to the views and back or take the challenge of the loop round the Peninsula, into town and back over the reserve walkway to South bay.

Launch your boat ahead of all the others first thing in the morning - no inside parking but plenty of room on the grass verge. Or snorkel at low tide - clean your catch in the sink/fish cleaning area outside.

Safe for all aged children - have the young children sleep inside the house, or set up the older children in the sleepout, safe but fun to be independent.

View the penguin activity around the Coast Guard - tours at dusk. But if you have a dog, make sure its on leash in that area.

Special conditions: We want to give you a great review - so can you leave the property clean and tidy for the next renter? Smoking allowed outside only, please pick up buts. Pets welcome too if sleep in their own beds/crates, please pick up any doggie doos, tx

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Cot available
  • Dinghy
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Second bedroom

    2 x Single bed

  • Sleepout

    Other sleeping area

    2 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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Maybe booked
Booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
21-Nov-17 to 16-Dec-17
$140/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Peak season
17-Dec-17 to 31-Jan-18
$185/night $190/night
2 night minimum stay
Summer season tariff
01-Feb-18 to 28-Mar-18
$165/night $190/night
2 night minimum stay
Easter
29-Mar-18 to 02-Apr-18
$185/night $190/night
4 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
03-Apr-18 to 12-Apr-18
$140/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Mid rate/School holidays
13-Apr-18 to 29-Apr-18
$150/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
30-Apr-18 to 31-May-18
$140/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Long Weekend
01-Jun-18 to 04-Jun-18
$165/night $185/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
05-Jun-18 to 12-Jul-18
$140/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Mid rate/School holidays
13-Jul-18 to 29-Jul-18
$150/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
30-Jul-18 to 27-Sep-18
$140/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Mid rate/School holidays
28-Sep-18 to 14-Oct-18
$150/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
15-Oct-18 to 18-Oct-18
$140/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Long Weekend
19-Oct-18 to 22-Oct-18
$165/night $185/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
23-Oct-18 to 19-Dec-18
$140/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Mid rate/School holidays
20-Dec-18 to 21-Dec-18
$150/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay
Peak season
22-Dec-18 to 03-Feb-19
$185/night $190/night
2 night minimum stay
Summer season tariff
04-Feb-19 to 21-Feb-19
$165/night $190/night
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (105)

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  • Not fancy but roomy and had everything we needed

    Not fancy but roomy and had everything we needed.

    vickerss 100%|2x Oct 2017

  • Good location

    Good location

    KimBulled 100%|1x Oct 2017

  • Sally was very helpful sorting out access to the property

    Sally was very helpful sorting out access to the property. We loved our stay and would come back again, it's a real bat. Great exciting protected garden for little dogs, super comfortable bed, wonderful to be able to have breakfast on the front porch in the sun, peaceful setting, bird song, easy access to the beach, warm and cosy 5 minutes to town which is still as beautiful as it ever was, although damaged by the quake. Had a lovely break and would have stayed longer if circumstances permitted.

    BradC237 100%|4x Sep 2017

  • Fantastic wee house will definitely be back

    Fantastic wee house will definitely be back

    TraceyCa19 100%|1x Sep 2017

  • We found the cottage to be well situated and had everything we...

    We found the cottage to be well situated and had everything we needed for a lovely weekend.

    SueMcBird 100%|2x Sep 2017

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