Get away from the city rustic farmstay

Farmstay | Awhitu Peninsula | #34947

  • 20 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Stunning Scenery to photgraph or paint. Every corner, every hill-top has a great view.
  • Ley-lines run through the whole Peninsula including this farm. Country style peace and quiet.
  • 10 mins by car to nearest Manuakau Harbour beaches or the wild west coast with it's black sand.

When you want to get away from it all, The Bunkhouse is the place to be. Although only 98kms drive from Auckland C.B.D we can see the SkyTower. We do not provide T.V, Internet, or a land-line phone, you can forget the crowds and Work while you're here ! Mobile phone reception is usually o.k.

The kitchen has just about everything you may need, just bring food, condiments, tea, coffee, tea towels etc. We have mugs, glasses, plates, cutlery, pots and pans, electric fry pan. Also a fridge, a fridge- freezer and a small chest freezer, eight cooking elements and one oven.

The 2 showers and toilets are down some rather steep stairs. Bring your own towels, hand towels, toiletries.

This is a working cattle farm so all the usual NZ "farm rules" apply. Multiple Hazards are everywhere. If the gate is shut please shut and latch it shut. Please do not climb the fences, it ruins them.

We have been told many times that this is a landscape photographer's dream destination, there are hundreds of stunning vistas all around the farm, the Peninsula, the Harbour and the West Coast. Farm-scapes, native bush, bird life. For more photos of the property go to our website

There is room for your fishing boat, horse truck / float to park or, pitch your tent if you want to be private. 6 Small paddocks and 2 large paddocks for your horses. Cattle yards often available. We have rustic logs and pre-training cross country jumps available. Liability Waiver must be signed by all horse groups. We also have a large mown grass arena with show-jump rails available just let us know beforehand when you will be using them. Bring bucket and sponges to wash down your horse, we do not have a hose/wash down area.

Local amenities are the 9 nine hole Awhitu Golf course, Awhitu Wines, Pollok Co-Op Art Group, the Lighthouse, Bhana's Store which sells practically everything including Take-aways Wednesday to Sunday.

Pre-booking inspection welcome by arrangement.

Special conditions: Dogs and horses by prior arrangement. Please try to leave the grass area just in front of The Bunkhouse free of vehicles. USUAL N.Z FARM SAFETY RULES APPLY= TOO MANY MULTIPLE HAZARDS TO LIST HERE = YOU ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK. Horse riding group organisers, there is a Liability Waiver to be signed. Please leave the place clean and tidy. We reserve the right to cancel your reservation, or evict you for unreasonable behaviour. example= drugs, fireworks, loud late night parties, dogs chasing stock.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower

Bed layouts



    1 x Bunk bed



    1 x Bunk 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
18-Jan-17 to 18-Apr-17
$100+/night $100+/night
For up to 10 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

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