Nestled in mature secluded grounds.

Lodge | Tutukaka | #28789

9.9/10 (52 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Set in large grounds with bush surroundings, yet close to beaches and amenities
  • Use of kayaks, lifejackets, fishing rods and golf clubs. Grounds allow plenty of outdoor play space
  • Friendly, welcoming, informative owners onsite to assist you as you require

The first impression of Kowhai Lodge is one of seclusion and privacy. The relaxed ambience and green bush surroundings invite a complete change of pace. Re-energize your well being and health in a setting where you can relax away from stress and get back to nature.

Welcome to a superbly appointed luxury self-catered holiday home. Nestled in mature secluded grounds, the house sits just a 200m flat walk from Kowharewa Bay beach on the beautiful Tutukaka Coast, gateway to the famous Poor Knights Islands.

Kowhai Lodge contains all modern conveniences, including a spa pool (Jacuzzi), petanque and lawn croquet grounds, bar-b-que and outdoor furniture, and is maintained to a high standard by the owners all the year round. Indoors, the spacious open plan living, including modern kitchen, allows excellent indoor/outdoor flow to two north facing, yet sheltered decks.

Excellent diving, fishing, watersports, and safe swimming are available, and guests have the complimentary use of kayaks, fishing rods and golf clubs.

Close by are shops, restaurants and beauty spa facilities, as well as charter facilities for fishing, diving and day trips to the Poor Knights. The local golf course is ten minutes away in Ngunguru, or players can enjoy 18 hole golf at four other well appointed courses in Whangarei.

The Lodge is fully equipped and furnished, and owners are close at hand to assist you and make your stay as comfortable as possible, and can provide you with wealth of local knowledge.

Special conditions: Smoking only allowed outside. Guests use amenities and activities at own risk. Guests responsible for own rubbish: recycle bin is provided for glass and tins


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ®
  • Spa pool
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Gold room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Purple room

    Can be converted to two single beds

    1 x Double bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Ist February-30 November PB2
23-May-17 to 30-Nov-17
$250/night $250/night
Peak season Price band 1
01-Dec-17 to 31-Jan-18
$350/night $350/night
2 night minimum stay
Ist February-30 November PB2
01-Feb-18 to 23-Aug-18
$250/night $250/night

*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 (52)

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  • We LOVED this very special holiday home

    We LOVED this very special holiday home. It was extremely peaceful, warm and very comfortable. The owners understood our specific requirements and provided us with some lovely fresh produce from their garden. Very much appreciated. Our welcoming gifts were unexpected and again very well appreciated.

    JustineBo5 new member May 2017

  • We had a wonderful holiday at Kowhai Lodge, would highly recommend it

    We had a wonderful holiday at Kowhai Lodge, would highly recommend it. It's warm, beautifully decorated and has everything you need. Spa bath and croquet were very popular with everyone and we all slept amazingly. It's quiet and private with a short walk to the beach, which is ideal for kids. Very accommodating hosts, we are already plotting our return!

    jereod153 100%|8x May 2017

  • Yes, a holiday haven even if the weather is inclement

    Yes, a holiday haven even if the weather is inclement. Hot tub, fireplace, croquet and the welcoming gift. Not to mention robes, fresh milk and butter in the fridge. All rather lovely. :-)

    LynetteWe2 100%|2x Apr 2017

  • This batch is pure luxury at an affordable price

    This batch is pure luxury at an affordable price. The facilities on the premises were in great condition and the various games on site will keep the whole family entertained. The owners have maintained the property with a lot of passion and thought - the antique furniture is a great touch. Walking distance to a bay which is perfect for kayaking. Excellent restaurant close by as well. I can't wait to go back! Thanks Lyn for your hospitality and keeping this batch immaculate!

    AmritaP9 100%|1x Mar 2017

  • Fantastic property

    Fantastic property. Wonderful Hosts. Loved the well-equipped house, the beautiful garden, the quiet setting but so close to the beach and the stunning Tutukaka Coast. Enjoyed all the games, croquet, boules and outdoor chess. Had a lovely kayak across the bay. Swam at Whale Beach, one of the most beautiful along the coast. The spa was fantastic, as was the barbecue area. So many great spots to sit and relax. Lyn and David were wonderful hosts and we sincerely hope to return one day.

    HilaryHe3 100%|2x Mar 2017

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