Matai Cottage Pakawau

Bach or holiday home | Pakawau Beach | #22116

9/10 (22 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.


  • 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
Shoulder season tariff
09-Dec-16 to 16-Dec-16
$150/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
17-Dec-16 to 28-Feb-17
$170/night $170/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Mar-17 to 30-Apr-17
$150/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
01-May-17 to 31-Dec-17
$170/night $170/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 (25)

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  • Classic Kiwi batch

    Classic Kiwi batch. We will definitely be back

    DanHa178 100%|2x Feb 2016

  • We like the location and it has all the facilities we need...

    We like the location and it has all the facilities we need to enjoy our holiday. Having the sea at your front door twice a day is great for swimming and with the tide out there is plenty of space to get out and walk.

    peteld818 100%|15x Feb 2016

  • Beautiful spot in GOlden Bay - fantastic location right on the beachfront

    Beautiful spot in GOlden Bay - fantastic location right on the beachfront. The bach itself was well equipped and felt like a traditional kiwi bach.. This was our second stay and we bought Kayaks with us - its a great place to kayak especially with children. Great base to explore the area especially the northern part of golden bay

    andi44 100%|5x Jan 2016

  • Great place: views are great, the bach is nice and tidy

    Great place: views are great, the bach is nice and tidy. Will try to get back there as I really enjoyed my holiday.

    wessadex 100%|3x Apr 2015

  • This was a great family bach to stay in

    This was a great family bach to stay in...fabulous view and lovely to be able to get straight onto the beach. We stayed when the weather was wet and cold at times, but the oil heater was definitely enough to keep the bach warm. We would love to come back next time with a set net for the fish

    JoH87644 100%|1x Apr 2015

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