Oyster Cottage... Unique waterfront farm cottage

Bach or holiday home | Te Makutu Bay | #35920

9.5/10 (13 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Beautiful bush walks through old remnant forest linking Poderi Crisci and Passage Rock Vineyards
  • Farm experiences and horse riding available through Waiheke Horse Tours operating on the property
  • Waterfront position with access to paddle boards and a canoe to explore the bay

Te Matuku Farm cottage sits within a 1000 acre property and on the edge of a marine reserve which is the home of the now famous Te Matuku Oyster. On booking you are able to request fresh fish or/oysters to be delivered to the cottage. The owners of the property and a manager are also on the farm . The property has been in the same family for 30 years and is primarily a labour of love to restore the native forest and marine environment. The cottage is nestled next to an old orchard with apricots, peaches, nectarines, limes, figs and old plum trees. There are chooks , sheep, horses and cattle on the farm and opportunities exisit to purchase horse treks, farm experiences, guided walks etc or to just be left alone to enjoy the experience and explore the walks independently.. The cottage sits between two top vineyards and restaurants and is 15 mins from Onetangi Beach .


  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Canoe(s)
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunk room

    2 x Single bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Split King

  • Second Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $120.00 per stay (required)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

  • Gifts & giveaways: Contact Waiheke Horse Tours and mention that you are staying at Oyster Cottage and receive a 10% discount for their Horse Adventure on Te Matuku Farm. Liz Hewson 021438549

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High season
21-Jan-18 to 21-Jan-18
$500/night $500/night
4 night minimum stay
High Shoulder
22-Jan-18 to 28-Mar-18
$300/night $350/night
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
29-Mar-18 to 02-Apr-18
$500/night $500/night
4 night minimum stay
High Shoulder
03-Apr-18 to 30-Apr-18
$300/night $350/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season
01-May-18 to 30-Sep-18
$250/night $250/night
2 night minimum stay
High Shoulder
01-Oct-18 to 09-Dec-18
$300/night $350/night
2 night minimum stay
High season
10-Dec-18 to 31-Dec-18
$500/night $500/night
4 night minimum stay
Low season
01-Jan-19 to 21-Apr-19
$250/night $250/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 (13)

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  • Despite being a rustic old building, the cottage was spacious and had...

    Despite being a rustic old building, the cottage was spacious and had all the amenities you would expect and more. A very peaceful location at the eastern end of the island, close enough to the city, but a world away at the same time. A nice selection of books, DVDs and magazines too.

    DanielAm2 100%|1x Dec 2017

  • Simple yet comfortable accommodation, beautiful location

    Simple yet comfortable accommodation, beautiful location. Thank you so much for a relaxing stay.

    karenGr32 100%|1x Nov 2017

  • Very nice private location

    Very nice private location. Property is basic, but all needs are met. Wonderful oysters fresh from the farm.

    RogerC3 100%|3x Oct 2017

  • We had a wonderful stay at the cottage to celebrate my husbands...

    We had a wonderful stay at the cottage to celebrate my husbands 40th. The cottage is remote and in a stunning location. It was ideal for our young family and the kids loved collecting eggs for breakfast, a soak in the spa and playing in the sandpit. Very relaxing with everything you need to make for a comfortable stay. Thank you Jennie!

    Emmakbergh 100%|1x Oct 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    We loved seeing your family having such a happy birthday weekend !! Thanks for coming !

    JennieFenwick 100%|17x

  • I could spend a wonderful vacation in this cottage

    I could spend a wonderful vacation in this cottage. I could have relaxing time with beautiful scenery changing every time. And I enjoyed nice horse riding with clever horses almost every day if the weather permitted. I also enjoyed fresh delicious oysters and jacuzzi outside. The cottage is clean and comfortable. I did not feel any inconvenience during stay, because everyone took care of me and help me. I want to come back and stay again.

    RieM9725 100%|1x Jul 2017

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