Piwakawaka Palace - Our slice of heaven!

Bach or holiday home | Tairua | #27070

8.9/10 (7 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • The view. There is a beautiful, ever changing view from 3 sides of the house. Be content just gazing
  • The location. Nestled in a quiet, sunny valley, the estuary, forest, golf course and sea nearby!
  • The layout. Ideal layout to enjoy the sun, the view, your holiday! 4 decks & multiple natural zones.

Tairua is a paradise for outdoor recreation, offering many walking or hiking options, be it coastal, river, farm, forest or bush where remanants of old mining days are present. The forest also offers 4WD, BMX, MotorX and hunting.

The ocean, estuary, harbour and river offers safe swimming, surf swimming, surfing, kite surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, boating, jet skiing, land sailing, fishing and many fishing charters are also available.

And of course there is Golf (international course in neighbouring Pauanui), Bowls and Tennis which are not far from the property.

Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove are a must and only 1/2 an hours drive away.

We have set up our place to maximize what's on offer in the surrounding area if you're keen for adventure. Or, if you're not in the mood to venture off the property, Piwakawaka Palace is more than capable of satisfying you and keeping you occupied. Our time there has never been enough. Activities such as swinging on the sunny hammocks, book and beverage in hand, cradled by bush. Sitting around the outdoor fire on the Vine deck, studying the amazing southern stars. Entertaining is a breeze, long meals on the front deck happen naturally, with sweeping views and quirky Tui song, it's hard to leave the table.

Special conditions: To ensure people respect and look after our house, we require a $500 bond that will be refundable upon a house inspection.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Kayak(s)
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Toddler safe
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Master suite

    1 x Queen bed

  • Surf suite

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • The Bunkroom

    1 x Bunk bed

  • The Nest

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $80.00 per stay (required)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 5 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 5 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High season tariff
20-Jan-17 to 31-Jan-17
$290/night $310/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Feb-17 to 30-Apr-17
$230/night $250/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
01-May-17 to 30-Sep-17
$190/night $230/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Oct-17 to 15-Dec-17
$230/night $250/night
2 night minimum stay
Peak season
16-Dec-17 to 02-Jan-18
$350/night $350/night
4 night minimum stay
High season tariff
03-Jan-18 to 31-Jan-18
$290/night $310/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Feb-18 to 20-Apr-18
$230/night $250/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 (7)

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  • Gorgeous sea view and bush setting only two minutes drive to three...

    Gorgeous sea view and bush setting only two minutes drive to three beaches - literally - and ten minutes walk to the village. Perfect for a holiday. As always, we look forward to returning. This must be our fourth or fifth time by now! We love it.

    AnneandDaveS new member Nov 2016

  • Great views and quiet bedroom

    Great views and quiet bedroom. We really enjoyed our stay.

    helech89 100%|5x Aug 2016

  • It is a beautiful house and the view and ambience from the...

    It is a beautiful house and the view and ambience from the front deck is very special. So happy that our dog was welcome too - she also had a good holiday! We liked the versatile accommodation with separate rooms detached.

    RobinKi3 100%|2x Feb 2016

  • Good times, nice outdoor areas for when the weather was turning up

    Good times, nice outdoor areas for when the weather was turning up. Pretty short walk to town and only a bit further to the main beaches.

    rosja743 100%|1x Feb 2016

  • The house was wonderful

    The house was wonderful. In great location with an awesome view. . Works really well with separate sleepout.. would definitely stay there again...

    simonsp1 100%|1x Apr 2015

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