Waikino - Karangahake Bach & Accommodation

Bach or holiday home | Karangahake | #35036

8.8/10 (20 ratings)
  • 18 Guests
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 9 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Private bush walks & glow worms on the property with views over the river
  • Minutes from the swing bridge for easy access to everything the Karangahake Gorge has to offer
  • Plenty of room for family & friends for with additional rooms outside

Visit the stunning Karangahake Gorge, our bach is located in Waikino only a few minutes walk across the swing bridge to the Hauraki Rail Trail, historic gold mining sites & miniature train.

We are nestled above the iconic Waikino Tavern, so after your day exploring the area you can grab a drink, a meal and relax!

Waikino is located half way between Paeroa and Waihi, close enough to easily pop into town to explore the antique shops and art galleries or head down to the beach for some time in the sun.

The bach itself has four double rooms and a bunk room and there are an additional three double rooms & a bunk room in two separate buildings available for larger groups or individual hire. If you require the additional rooms please remember to select them when making your booking.

Please note: the bach is over 130 years old (it used to be a miner's boarding house), it has been renovated internally but it's still an old structure with the associated quirks and is very much a 'kiwi' family bach not a new building.

Special conditions: Deck is not fenced so not suitable for unsupervised children. If you haven't booked all the accommodation the shearers quarters & baby barn may be rented separately.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • baby barn

    1 x Double bed

  • bach bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • bach bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • bach bedroom 3

    1 x Double bed

  • bach bunkroom

    Other sleeping area

    1 x Bunk bed

  • master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • shearers quarters 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • shearers quarters 2

    1 x Bunk bed

  • shearers quarters 3

    1 x Double bed


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $POA (required); Baby Barn individual hire $80.00 per night (optional); Shearers quarters individual hire per room $80.00 per night (optional)

*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 (20)

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  • Despite torrential rain, we had a great stay at the bach at...

    Despite torrential rain, we had a great stay at the bach at Waikino, it was great for the kids and plenty of space. Would definitely recommend.

    cathon824 100%|5x Jun 2018

  • Good property, right next to the pub

    Good property, right next to the pub

    JoshC776 100%|1x May 2018

  • Would have been great to have some power to the baby barn...

    Would have been great to have some power to the baby barn and if the deck off the lounge was larger to sit out on.

    WendylMurphy 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • Lovely and clean, roomy and comfortable

    Lovely and clean, roomy and comfortable. Wonderful having 2 toilets and 2 showers for our group of 8. Great location for utilising the cycle trails to Waihi and Paeroa. Will be even better once the Waikino Tavern is open after the renovations - in the meantime, a delicious meal is to be had a short walk/cycle away at The Falls.

    KateC841 new member Feb 2018

  • We had a fabulous stay at the bach and would happy recommend...

    We had a fabulous stay at the bach and would happy recommend to all. It was clean and tidy, loved the set up, not fancy in any way - with multiple buildings, plus the additional outside shower and toilet (perfect for a big group likes ours). The Falls Retreat (a lovely restaurant) is a 15 minute walk away with the most stunning waterfall just across the road from it. There is a bridge directly across the road from the bach that takes you across the gorge, it is stunning.

    SophiaE4 100%|1x Jan 2018

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