Puhoi Riverside Barn- private camping with a roof.

Bach or holiday home | Puhoi | #18780

9.6/10 (13 ratings)
  • 10 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 12 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok


  • Private barn on sheep farm with good river access. Good canoeing, swimming & boating.
  • Great for all the family. Ideal for family dogs & horses. No boarding kennel fees.
  • Avoid main road traffic & toll road- 30min from central Auckland on the old SH1 north of Waiwera

Basic facilties in riverside barn with camping outside. Ideal for family group holidays, plenty of room for tents. 20-30 people ok.

Stunning rural setting close to Auckland on a private 50acre sheep farm. Surrounded by beautiful old native trees with 10 acres of flat land for tents, outdoor games, mountain bikes. Swimming & boating at high tide. Grass ramp for small boats/canoes. Good sandy riverbank access.

Hot & cold water, lights & cooking facilities provided.

Upstairs loft -2single beds, 4stretchers and 1cot (bedding not included, can be supplied as extra)

Downstairs- 2sofa beds, 2bunks, table, chairs, battery powered lights/CD stereo, boardgames,

In lean to - good gas BBQ for cooking & boiling water. Sink, hot&cold water, cutlery, plates, pots, table&chairs.

Rainwater collected from house roof -untreated and unfiltered.

Heated outside shower, gas powered.

Clean portaloo.

No neighbours in sight. Surrounded by 1000 acres of regional parkland for you to explore or relax under the beautiful old trees. 50 meter walk to Wenderholm Regional Park. Mahurangi Regional Park across river. 30min walk to Waiwera Hot pools.

No toll if you drive via Orewa. Access to site is via a 300m farm track. Drive you own four wheel drive vehicle to the site. If you dont have a 4wd you can park at our house- we will take you to the site.

Launch your boat at Wenderholm and anchor outside the barn.

Tidal access via Puhoi River to the Hauraki Gulf, Saddle island, Te Muri Beach, Mahurangi Harbour, Waiwera River. Free use of 2 canoes, lifejackets, swimming board for river use.

Barn set up for campers. You just need to bring food and bedding (blankets/sleeping bags/pillows) and a sense of adventure.

Well behaved dogs & horses allowed-prior approval reqd. Cats not allowed. No parties. Smoking allowed outside. No smoking inside for safety reasons

Waterfront farm. Children must be supervised.

Rented on a self clean basis. Extra charge if left untidy.

Special conditions: Pets subject to prior approval. Must be well-behaved and not chase livestock,or fight. Guests responsible for their pets and any damages. Bond required. If a problem we can ask for them to be restrained or removed-no refund. Good swimming for horses at high tide. Private waterfront farm. Children must be supervised at all times. Guests responsible for safety and any damages Driving access limited to one trip on arrival/departure during daylight hours by capable 4wd driver.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Canoe(s)
  • Cot available
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower (outdoor)

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs

    1 x Bunk bed
    2 x Fold-out sofa bed
    1 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed

  • Upstairs Loft

    1 x Cot
    2 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed
    4 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Bond $100-damage/cleaning/good behaviour. Additional bond for pets $100 $100.00 per stay (required)
  • Gifts & giveaways: Free use of 2 canoes

  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 1 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Feb/Mar - weekday discounted
28-Feb-17 to 12-Apr-17
$150+/night $190+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay
Easter Holidays Tarriff
13-Apr-17 to 18-Apr-17
$200+/night $200+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/night;
3 night minimum stay
April School Holidays
19-Apr-17 to 30-Apr-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (18)

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  • Awesome place, highly recommended, Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone! Everything that...

    Awesome place, highly recommended, Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone! Everything that was advertised to be there, was there!

    GraemeTr2 new member Feb 2017

  • The spot was amazing

    The spot was amazing. We were lucky with the weather and were able to put tents up. If the weather had been bad we could easily have stayed in the barn though.

    kamor01 100%|16x Mar 2016

  • Beautiful location

    Beautiful location

    ChristinaM1 100%|2x Feb 2016

  • Awesome slice of Paradise, very well presented and run in a very...

    Awesome slice of Paradise, very well presented and run in a very pleasent manner by professional People . Thank you for charing your lovely place with my family.??

    joaoes19 100%|1x Jan 2016

  • The property is exactly as advertised

    The property is exactly as advertised. The location is amazing - right on the river and so peaceful. Everyone really enjoyed themselves.

    KimioraM 100%|34x Dec 2015

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