Mac's Kiwi Bach Matapouri Bay at the Beach

Bach or holiday home | Matapouri | #1895

9.3/10 (46 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • A genuine kiwi bach experience-experience the beach dream in traditional style.
  • Close to the beach -sheltered, relaxing-library, toys-games, BBQ decks loungers hammock...
  • Decks, BBQ, outdoor teak furniture, loungers,tennis rackets, hammock,basketball set,surfboards....

Traditional Kiwi Bach with Character and Style

Clean, sunny, comfortable, recreated family Kiwi Bach with all the amenities. Described by NZ Herald review as great value and cute. NOTE THIS IS A RECREATED TRADITIONAL KIWI SUMMER OUTDOOR LIVING BACH, NOT AN UPMARKET HOLIDAY HOUSE. Has a small half bach stove and small bach quick recovery HW shower. May not be suitable for everyone . Has a simple romantic Kiwi charm, and style and is excellent value. Two bedrooms - Bedroom one- queen bed- Bedroom two - two king single bunks plus 1 queen futon /sofa bed in screened lounge area. New shady deck, teak

outdoor furniture & hammock.

4 mins walk on the grass to bch- 3 hrs from Auckland, out on the Tutukaka Coast Whangarei (30 mins away) Outdoor teak furniture, loungers & umbrellas, tennis rackets, surfboards, boogie boards, DVDs and CDs, TV DVD in bedroom, magazines, great library, books and games.( adult fishing gear & surf casting rods by arrangement) Poor Knights visit/snorkle diving trips-Tutukaka Dive Learn to Surf shop at Tutukaka

A half section separate private access. Owners one bedroom house in the front used by guests Both properties very private.

Note that all income from the property is re invested in facilities so regular improvements are made. Returning guests receive 10% and special deals where possible.

NB: 3 night minimum stay on Holiday Weekends- AK Aniv/ Queens B/ Waitangi/ Labour WE/ANZAC/...

Just bring linen, kitchen linen, pillow slips- 4 per bed, sheets, teatowels, handtowels, shower / beach towels, toilet paper... Bach Must be left clean or another nights rental paid for us to commercially clean


Thanks for the most memorable stay at Mac's you truly have a piece of kiwiana paradise.Tony and Kelly Hadwin Waimauku

Special conditions: Easily the Best Matapouri Value Two nights minimum stay - Note we are not a motel or serviced unit- This is a genuine on your own RECREATED KIWI BACH EXPERIENCE. Can supply linen for overseas guests for $60 flat fee for your stay. Sorry no pets, no smoking in or outside( fire risk), no tents or groups. Limited to beds available.Best for four- max six, We are the only Matapouri property that offers a money back guarantee or another stay if you are not completely satisfied.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Main bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Second bedroom

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

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Summer Still
22-Feb-17 to 31-Mar-17
$120/night $120/night
2 night minimum stay
Spring -Autumn
01-Apr-17 to 30-Apr-17
$110/night $110/night
2 night minimum stay
Mid Year Escape
01-May-17 to 19-Oct-17
$99/night $99/night
2 night minimum stay
Summer Still
20-Oct-17 to 27-Dec-17
$120/night $120/night
2 night minimum stay
Xmas Jan Hols
28-Dec-17 to 07-Feb-18
$250/night $250/night
4 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 (86)

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  • Awesome bach, clean, well supplied kitchen, comfy beds, and an amazing outdoor...

    Awesome bach, clean, well supplied kitchen, comfy beds, and an amazing outdoor space!

    LaurienB 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • Classic Kiwi bach

    Classic Kiwi bach. Nice location close to the beach and great to have a lot of toys and surfboards for the kids to play with.

    margrietg 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • We loved our time at Macs Bach ,it was perfect for our...

    We loved our time at Macs Bach ,it was perfect for our family , such a wonderful space .Cant wait to visit again.

    LeonieNi2 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Great place to relax, quiet and so close to the beach

    Great place to relax, quiet and so close to the beach. We had a lovely time. Would definitely come again!

    ZuzanaV4 100%|1x Dec 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thanks for the feedback -All income goes back into the property and we are keen to offer regular guests special long term deals- Why buy when you can rent regularly from us ! -All income goes back into the property so we welcome returning and regular guests.We also offer a full money back guarantee of satisfaction and are the ONLY Matapouri property to do so.We will also offer extra nights at a discount if you want to stay longer and there is not a future booking due Thanks - Edit response

    YachtSail 100%|187x

  • This is a fabulous, evocative, classic NZ bach

    This is a fabulous, evocative, classic NZ bach. Good attention to detail in getting you in and out of the house smoothly and worth every minute once you're there! Lovely place from which to enjoy the treats of Matapouri. I would happily come back

    mwparkes 100%|1x Dec 2016

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