A family paradise in your own private bay

Bach or holiday home | Te Weu Weu Bay | #34139

8/10 (1 rating)
  • 9 people
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 10 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


Onapua Bay is a totally secluded, private bay in Tory Channel, Marlborough Sounds. There are two houses, (one kitchen, two lounges, five double bedrooms, two bathrooms, three toilets, joined by a deck). The houses are surrounded by a large wooden deck with uninterrupted views across a lawn that gently slopes down to your own sheltered cove, a wide modern wharf, mooring, and the sea.

The property is north facing and receives all day sun.

It is a much loved place for children with: safe swimming, a wharf for diving and fishing off, Tarzan and seated swings, huge flat lawn for cricket and other ball games, kayak, dinghy, and laser sail boat.

The houses offer comfortable living (brand new gas stove and fridge freezer), but with the full "close to nature" Marlborough Sounds experience including: safe swimming, fishing, kyaking, rowing, bush and mountain walks, mountain biking, beach bar-b-ques, and just lying on the wharf soaking up the sun and sea.

There are forest and sea birds in the bay, a magnificent Pohutukawa Tree with Tui's and Bell birds, and a large supply of fresh mussels at your door step.

There is no light pollution so you can enjoy the magnificent night sky above you and on some nights the magical phosphorescence in the sea too.

There is a beautiful tuned upright Blutner piano for anyone who is musical.

Water Taxis are available to take you to and from the bay (30 minutes) and bring in regular supplies of fresh food. The supermarket and other shops in Picton will package and deliver your food to the water taxis. There is no road access.

There is a recently surveyed 2 Tonne mooring in the bay.

Special conditions: This property will ideally suit a family who want to truly get away from it all and immerse themselves in nature and have a very special time together. It would not suit people who want to party, need access to shops and the city or need TV and fast broadband. There is cellphone coverage and mobile data works from the house but slowly, out in the bay there is a full strength signal.


  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Bath tub
  • Dinghy
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    Ensuite, ocean views and french doors opening onto the deck.

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    Ocean views and sliding doors opening onto the deck.

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 3

    Sliding doors onto a side deck.

    1 x King single bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 4

    2 x King single bed

  • Bedroom 5

    This bedroom is off bedroom 2 and therefore perfect for young children needing to be close to parents. There is also an additional single bed and 2 additional mattresses suitable for children.

    1 x King single bed
    2 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed

  • Sleepout/Writers Studio

    Other sleeping area,This room is used as a writers studio but has a single bed and could be used for sleeping. It is quite a way from the main house and has no power (beside vege garden in photos).

    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
28-Mar-17 to 28-Sep-17
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $1/night; Children: $1/night;
7 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.

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  • Beautiful tranquil spot that enabled the entire family "to get away from...

    Beautiful tranquil spot that enabled the entire family "to get away from it all"

    julier416 100%|2x Feb 2016

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