Diamond Harbour Hideaway

Bach or holiday home | Diamond Harbour | #3202

9.1/10 (16 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Within walking distance of the Lytellton ferry and Purau beach
  • A great place for a break in both summer or winter by the log fire
  • Only a 40 minute drive to Christchurch but a world away

Diamond Harbour Hideaway overlooks Purau Bay and Ripapa Island with amazing views out to Lyttelton Harbour Heads. It has been newly renovated and refurbished with a large living area (incl. log burner) and a sunny kitchen/dining area opening onto a deck. All 3 bedrooms have king/queen beds. The property has a three bedroom flat upstairs that the owners use as a holiday home when guests are not staying downstairs.

Diamond Harbour Hideaway is downstairs (via external steps) and has separate entry and facilities. For the energetic you can enjoy kayaking, biking, water-skiing, sailing, swimming, tennis, golf or exploring the many walking tracks. The less energetic could join a Black Cat cruise from Lyttelton to see the Hectors dolphins or just enjoy the scenery with a book. Diamond Harbour Hideaway is conveniently located, being just a short walk to the local shops and ferry. Diamond Harbour is only 40 minutes from Christchurch either by car or bus-and-ferry.

Special conditions: Minimum rental applies - 7 days over Christmas New Year. Bookings gernerally taken one month out to cater for long term rents. Linen (Queen flat sheets, pillowcases and towels) available. Special rates ($80) for 3 night stays during winter. No last minute discount on specials. Please add 5% for credit card payments Rates are GST inclusive The property is not fenced for children. Dogs allowed but only outside.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Cot available
  • Dinghy
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Super king bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Queen bed

  • Lounge

    1 x Cot

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 8 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes winter special

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Standard Rate
29-Oct-16 to 09-Nov-16
$120/night $120/night
2 night minimum stay
High Season
10-Nov-16 to 13-Nov-16
$130/night $130/night
3 night minimum stay
Standard Rate
14-Nov-16 to 14-Dec-16
$120/night $120/night
2 night minimum stay
Peak Holiday Season
15-Dec-16 to 14-Jan-17
$150/night $150/night
7 night minimum stay
High Season
15-Jan-17 to 29-Jan-17
$130/night $130/night
3 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 (56)

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  • Great location! Great view, walking distance to the Cafes and the Ferry

    Great location! Great view, walking distance to the Cafes and the Ferry. Nice and warm too.

    Nathan1980 100%|2x Aug 2016

  • It was a very nice place to stay

    It was a very nice place to stay.

    AngieW33 100%|2x Mar 2016

  • It was a very nice place to stay

    It was a very nice place to stay.

    AngieW33 100%|2x Mar 2016

  • Perfect place to enjoy Banks Peninsula

    Perfect place to enjoy Banks Peninsula.

    ChristelS 100%|7x Jan 2016

  • Lovely location, good veiws

    Lovely location, good veiws. Well presented house with everything we needed. I would definitely stay again.

    janer732 100%|4x Nov 2015

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