Bach or holiday home | Kohukohu | #22652

9.9/10 (64 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


Waterline ~~~~~~~ A unique historic residence that actually sits on poles over calm harbour waters. Built in the 1880's using local native timber. Unobstructed views and direct access to Hokianga Harbour. Watch the tide come and go. Relax, BBQ, fish and swim off your own private deck.

Waterline is a stand-alone holiday home that is wholly yours to enjoy. Perfect for couples and comfortably accommodates up to 4 people.


Waterline is a very spacious open-plan studio, styled with collectable mid-century furnishings. It includes a lounge/dining area, king-single bed and a separate curtained L-cove for the main queen bed. A second single bed is available on request. All beds have water views. Electric blankets provided. The cottage has airconditioning/heat pump for cooling and heating.

The private over-water deck with BBQ has ample space for entertaining and includes a hot outdoor shower and rustic bath. Waterline has a fully equipped dine-in kitchen (commercial-style) with Nespresso machine. It has a large contemporary bathroom with shower. The residence comes with fast unlimited wifi, bluetooth speakers, Freeview TV and Netflix.


Kohukohu has a vibrant local community, including many artists and musicians. Walk to galleries, historic churches, cafe, takeaways, pub, general store and op-shop. Stroll peaceful streets to explore the heritage buildings of the village. Nearby is a boat ramp and wharf. Good for cycling and close to the Twin Coast Cycle Trail. Waterline is a 5 minute drive (4km) from the vehicle ferry that sails to Rawene.

Kohukohu is on the popular Twin Coast Discovery Highway and is an ideal base for exploring sub-tropical Northland. The village is about an hours drive from the Bay of Islands, Opononi/Omapere beaches, sand dune surfing, the majestic Kauri trees in Waipoua Forest and Ninety Mile Beach.


- Check-in 3pm, check-out 11am.

- Standard rate includes accommodation, towels and linen for up to 2 guests. $10 additional fee per person per night for a 3rd and 4th guest. The number of guests booked for must reflect the actual number staying.

- A compulsory cleaning fee of $50 per stay ensures the highest standards of cleanliness for every guest.

- 2 night minimum normally required. Single night stays considered. 3 night minimum required for Easter weekend, ANZAC Day weekend, Labour weekend, and summer peak 20/12/19-30/01/20.

- Parties and events are not permitted.

- The cottage may not be suitable for young children - please enquire.

- 15% discount for 7 nights or more.

- 10% discount for returning guests (when booking tell us when you last stayed and a 10% credit will be given).


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

  • Studio

    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed


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*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 (76)

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  • The waterline is an amazing holiday home, we came home relaxed and...

    The waterline is an amazing holiday home, we came home relaxed and reinvigorated for the year, loved every moment of staying. -absolutely fabulous slice of paradise

    BeaM3267 100%|1x Jan 2019

  • Well thought out accommodation - good quality amenities in the most amazing...

    Well thought out accommodation - good quality amenities in the most amazing place . We loved it

    Jane H. Jan 2019

  • My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the waterline

    My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the waterline. Kohukohu is a little off the main tourist trails but very beautiful. The waterline is a special place - spotlessly clean, quirky and well thought out. We cooked, swam at high tide from the deck, relaxed and enjoyed the views.

    Sorcha H. Jan 2019

  • We loved the batch

    We loved the batch. The kitchen is the best equiped kitchen we have come across. Loved the quiet and solitude. We did manage to hook a few fish from the deck which was amazing.

    Chantal S. Dec 2018

  • Thanks Grant

    Thanks Grant.

    YvonneOs2 100%|2x Dec 2018

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