Matai Cottage Pakawau

Bach or holiday home | Pakawau Beach | #22116

9.2/10 (32 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Situated right on the beach with steps taking you down to a safe beach, where you can swim with ease
  • Surrounded by native bush with native birds
  • Away from the crowds and the hustle and bustle of city life.

Set in beautiful Golden Bay and just a small drive to numerous cafes, restaurants.

Dinner out at the Old Pakawau School Restaurant is highly recommended. The historic Bainham Store is worth a look and the start of the Heaphy track offers a lot of tramping opportunities.

Puponga is a 20 minute drive away which is the start of the Farewell Spit, Tours can be booked daily.

Collingwood is the nearest township which is worth a visit and the bakery and chocolate shop are worth sampling.

Or you can just stay at the bach and relax and enjoy the views and the sea.

Special conditions: No smoking on the property. No pets on the property. The beach house will be let out to groups of up to 5 people, more by negotiation. The house and property is not set up or suitable for young children. No TV coverage, but a DVD and TV are available.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Clothes dryer
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

  • Master bedroom with a queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $10.00 per person (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
26-Jun-17 to 31-Aug-17
$135/night $135/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Sep-17 to 30-Nov-17
$155/night $155/night
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
01-Dec-17 to 28-Feb-18
$170/night $170/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Mar-18 to 26-Sep-18
$155/night $155/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 (35)

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  • Great property

    Great property. Clean and tidy. Fantastic location.

    CadmanI3 100%|1x May 2017

  • lovely place for a get away from it all holiday, well equipped...

    lovely place for a get away from it all holiday, well equipped and private. lulled to sleep by the lapping tide and woken to the sound of birdsong.

    Brianfa1 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • We had a fabulous stay here

    We had a fabulous stay here. Very child friendly bach and beach. Would highly recommend this hidden gem. We will be back!

    EmmaMc41 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • This was the 4/5 time we have stayed

    This was the 4/5 time we have stayed. always a great place to hang out.

    CherieI7 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • The location of Matai Cottage is fabulous

    The location of Matai Cottage is fabulous. It is perched on the edge of the sea and nestled amongst huge matai and totara trees. It is truly a unique location.

    MoiraPe1 100%|2x Feb 2017

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