Fishermans Retreat at Lake Tarawera

Bach or holiday home | Lake Tarawera | #3794

9.4/10 (38 ratings)
  • 10 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


**Only available during peak season**

Comfortable three bedroom home, with great scenic views over lake and hills. Modern fully fitted kitchen with new oven and new fridge, open plan kitchen/lounge/dining. Kitchen has full facilities (oven/microwave/dishwasher). Lounge has DVD and Freeview TV. Large deck area with outside table, chairs and gas BBQ or sunloungers (stored in garage). 2 kayaks available to use. Games, books, cards and puzzles available. Main bedroom has King bed, 2nd bedroom has 2 x bunks (sleeps 4) and 3rd bed has 2 x singles - sleeping 8 in total, or can accommodate 10 if using the sofa bed in the lounge. Duvets, blankets and pillows supplied - Bring your own towels, sheets and pillow cases please. Electric blankets on all beds and oil filled heaters. Plenty of parking for cars. And now - thanks to a new cell phone tower - cell phone coverage (Spark) - we assume vodafone as well.

Importantly for those big gatherings the next door Lockwood House is also listed on Bookabach (see listing # 24907).

Few minutes in car to Boat Shed Bay or Stoney Point to launch your boat, or walk 100m across the road and you are at the lake side. Please take time to read our Guest Book entries on this website to see what other guests have said.

Enjoy the peace and quiet, the birdsong or try your hand at fishing in Lake Tarawera (fishing licence required). Use this peaceful location as a base for the many activities Rotorua has to offer.

Available during peak season to rent, prices below for 8 persons, for extra people it is additional $10 per night each. Max 10 people. (Sorry, not suitable for large groups of adults)

$240 per night

Waitangi Weekend 2018 - 4 night minimum please

Special conditions:

Booking price is for 8 people.

An extra nightly charge of $10 per person. Max 10 people.

Smoking allowed only outside, and please pick up butts.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$60.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2nd Bedroom

    2 x Single bed

  • 3rd Bedroom

    2 x Narrow single bed

  • Lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed


Maybe booked

*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 (76)

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  • Great location

    Great location. Lovely views. Lots of parking

    WendyGi3 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • It is a lovely house / bach to stay in

    It is a lovely house / bach to stay in. Perfect! Gorgeous views of the lake, easy access to the lake. the indoor outdoor flow to the front deck and outside table is brilliant. New improvements to the house are great too!! Thank you very much for letting us stay at your amazing property.

    amanrs921 100%|14x Jan 2018

  • Love the location, the improvements to the property are looking really good

    Love the location, the improvements to the property are looking really good. Thanks again.

    davidbrownlie 100%|8x Jan 2018

  • Good location, can walk down to lake great views

    Good location, can walk down to lake great views

    emiloy25 100%|4x Jan 2018

  • Nice place and great location, we were down baby sitting for a...

    Nice place and great location, we were down baby sitting for a wedding at the black barn unfortunately our stay was cut short due to awful weather and loss of power, but it was a nice stay for the short time we were there.

    MelanieMartin 100%|2x Jan 2018

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