Baching it @ Poripori

Flat or duplex | Tauranga District | #29552

9.3/10 (10 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • In the country yet close to the city (15-20 Min to Tauranga CBD, 20-30 min to Mount Maunganui).
  • Easy access to river, bush, parks and beaches.
  • 5 minute walk to Wairoa river, swimming holes, and a grade 5 kayak/rafting experience (in summer).

A 2 bedroom house on 1.3 hectare property with garden, tree house, and animals: chickens, dog, cat, and sheep. While attached to the owners residence, it is completely self contained and private. It has open plan living/dining, with a microwave and double hotplate for cooking. (there is no oven).

Keeping it simple @ Poripori is located at the base of the Kaimais within 15-20 minutes from Tauranga CBD and 20-30 minutes from Mt Maunganui and Papamoa beaches. The nearest supermarket (Countdown) is 12-15 minutes away in Greerton.

In the other direction McLaren's Falls and Park is a 5 minute drive. There are several bush walks in the Kaimai ranges and Hobbiton, the set for Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit and the TECT all terrain adventure park are both less than a 40 minute drive.

Other local activities include cycling, rafting, kayaking, fishing - fresh or salt water, hunting, shopping, dining.

The use of a large shed for storage of a boat is available - please ask for availability (7mLx2.5mWx2.8mH).


Rotorua and Hamilton International Airports are 1 and 1.5 hours away. Auckland is 2.5 hours away by various routes - some more scenic than others.



Beaches - surfing, walking, swimming, snorkling and diving. Visit one of the many Mount café’s.

Rock climbing, blokarts and hot pools, paint ball - the list goes on.

Canoeing and glow worm tours.

Wairoa river Grade 5 rafting/kayaking (2 mins from house) over the summer.


Beaches - surfing, walking and collect shells around the Mount. Visit one of the many Mount café’s.

Bush walks in the Kaimais and McLarens Falls Park.

Rock climbing, blokarts and hot pools.

Shopping: Mount, Bayfair, Fashion Island and Tauranga City.

Plenty of places to eat out.

Special conditions: Smoking outside only Please contact regarding any pets you would like to bring


  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Trampoline
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Gifts & giveaways: Bottle of wine for stays of 3 nights or more.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
18-Dec-17 to 31-Mar-18
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-Apr-18 to 18-Jun-18
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (10)

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  • Really nice cozy cottage with all the necessary amenities provided

    Really nice cozy cottage with all the necessary amenities provided. It's nearby to McLaren falls and other scenic places to visit. We really enjoyed our stay here, plus Julian and his wife were very lovely ppl!

    jasminekpk 100%|2x Oct 2017

  • Nice and tidy place

    Nice and tidy place. a very good place with family especially if you have kids. Our kid was so happy to play with Molly the cat and the friendly sheep.

    SudeshnaS 100%|4x Jan 2017

  • This was basic but really well appointed accommodation

    This was basic but really well appointed accommodation. It was clean, functional and warm. The location was great and we really enjoyed our stay. Thanks !

    rlkingston 100%|5x Jul 2016

  • All the good quality things and facilities are available

    All the good quality things and facilities are available. Best location and really good spacious property to live in. You will find your self relax and Julian support is awesome.

    DarshitP 100%|1x Jun 2016

  • Lovely place, very comfortable

    Lovely place, very comfortable.

    terrrd288 100%|9x May 2016

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