Hiwi at Tahi New Zealand

Cottage | Pataua North | #37592

9.3/10 (3 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Enjoy private access from your cottage to the beautiful Pataua North surf beach.
  • Explore a wide range of walking tracks in the Tahi ecological sanctuary.
  • Indulge in the convenience of the Tahi Cafe, offering a wide menu and great coffee.

Hiwi cottage is part of the 256ha Tahi ecological sanctuary, including restored wetlands, lakes and forests. You will have the choice of walking one of the many tracks, swimming from the beautiful white sand surf beach or fishing and kayaking in the estuary. Surfing lessons and standup paddle boards are available locally, along with horse trekking through the property or along the beach.

Encompassing a rich variety of habitats, Tahi is a haven for walkers, birdwatchers and the conservation minded. Dune vegetation on the surf beach gives way to diverse broadleaf forest on the hills further inland, lakes provide habitat for mullet and rare long-finned eels while mangroves and saltmarshes are home to kingfishers, rare fernbirds and banded rails. Tahi is also proud to host a number of endangered bird species including Kiwi, Brown Teal, Bittern and Dotterell.

The on-site Tahi Cafe offers a blackboard menu of delicious breakfast and lunch dishes, great coffee and Kohu Road icecreams. Open Christmas to Waitangi Weekend - 7 days a week.

Special conditions: No pets please, Tahi is a bird and kiwi sanctuary.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    The master bedroom has a King bed and ensuite bathroom.

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2 has a King bed that can be configured into 2 x Singles, and has an adjacent bathroom.

    1 x Split King bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included); Bond (refundable) $150.00 per stay (required)
  • Gifts & giveaways: Complimentary 400g jar of Tahi Manuka Honey with every 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 (3)

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  • Very charming, unique property with lots of privacy and trmoteness

    Very charming, unique property with lots of privacy and trmoteness

    DennisHi2 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • A stunning, serene and beautifully equipped and furnished property

    A stunning, serene and beautifully equipped and furnished property. Idyllic. Definitely coming back.

    JonathanD 100%|1x Jan 2018

  • We had a wonderful stay at Hiwi! Loved the privacy and location...

    We had a wonderful stay at Hiwi! Loved the privacy and location of the house. It was beautifully decorated and the kitchen was well equipped. The nearby Tahi cafe was delicious and we enjoyed many of the lovely walks around the property. Will definitely return.

    MisakoM8 100%|1x Jan 2017

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