Cottage | Pelorus Sound | #24314
WE ARE BOAT ACESS ONLY.
We are sheep farming, feel free to join in.
Although we are only boat access, it is only 45 minutes by boat to Havelock.
We also live on the farm (with our 2 children,) and own our own boat.
We have limited spark cell phone coverage.
The house is alternative power, cooking facilities are gas, and a generator is run twice a day for fridges, freezers, washing machine etc...
Beautiful, modern, framos house, sectioned off, with its own garden, overlooking the sea.
This properties most beautiful asset is its remoteness, due to being only boat access.
We are a 5th generation farming family, with 1700 acres of land for you to explore.
Come and watch the cow being milked every morning, and try some fresh milk!
There is a lot of native bush, home to many native birds.
Do some dolphin spotting from the wharf (they do pass by from time to time, and although not a regular occurrence we had orca swimming in the bay.
Our farm walk does a complete circuit around the property, which is a large peninsular. This track is also suitable for mountain biking (bikes not included).
you can go for a short walk to check out the glow worms.
Unlimited Broadband internet available, for $10 connection fee. (please be aware weather conditions can affect this)
Access to the most beautiful scenery in the Pelorus , with views stretching from the back of Blenheim to the North Island.
Malboat fares available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the winter, and 7 days a week from December. (pre booking recommended) $40 per person one way.
You need to book your own water taxi out, we can make recommendations.
The water taxis leave from Havelock, and can be found on the internet.
Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. No parties At times generator hours may change, e.g. if we are shearing. This doesn't affect cooking, as it is all gas.
2 x Single bed
2 x Single bed
1 x Queen bed
*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.
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This place is magical. We had the most beautiful weather during our stay which helped, but for us it was a unique and very special holiday because of the gorgeous location. The wildlife was incredible - we saw dolphins, stingrays, a whole array of fish swimming past the jetty and jumping out of the sea. We swam too, and took the little boat out. The kids had a ball. The farm walk is demanding but the scenery is mind blowing. Highly recommended.
I give Pelorus Retreat a five star rating, not for all the usual reason's people give 5 stars (in a hotel situation) but it was for us, we were looking for a kiwi xmas, enjoying the simple things, this was an excellent option for us. The house was spotless and very easy to be in. Great spot, great family, lovely holiday. Thank you
Wow, what a place! Had everything; beautiful scenery, wharf for jumping off, a stunning track around the farm, cod to catch, pet goats for the kids and really friendly hosts. Quote from one of our kids - "this is better than Disneyland." Really felt like you were on an episode of country calendar. Don't let the fact that it is boat access only put you off (for us that added to it). Thanks Kelly and Trevor.