Fishermans Retreat at Lake Tarawera

Bach or holiday home | Lake Tarawera | #3794

9.4/10 (32 ratings)
  • 10 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Affordable Holiday Destination with plenty of parking
  • Short walk to the lake front
  • Peace and Serenity - listen to the Tui's in the morning. Enjoy the view of the lake during the day.

**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.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2nd Bedroom

    2 x Bunk bed

  • 3rd Bedroom

    2 x Single bed

  • Lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Main Bedroom

    1 x Cot
    1 x King bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $60.00 per stay (required)
  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 4 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak Season
24-Oct-17 to 30-Nov-17
$230+/night $230+/night
For up to 8 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2017
01-Dec-17 to 24-Jan-19
$240+/night $240+/night
For up to 8 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/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 (70)

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  • Great lake views and can just fit two boats on the property

    Great lake views and can just fit two boats on the property. The house is spacious, great log fire, and well equipped kitchen. Suits two families very well.

    DrKellyJ 100%|1x Apr 2017

  • Great location it had everything we needed

    Great location it had everything we needed.

    belindamarshall 100%|3x Feb 2017

  • Perfect!


    paulen192 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • Great central location for lake access and to bat ramps

    Great central location for lake access and to bat ramps. Good house with plenty of room to park cars and boat. House is well appointed with all equipment needed. Recommend this property

    Lancewyatt 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • This place was on the top of our expectations

    This place was on the top of our expectations. Beautiful view, very relaxing, spacious and modern, with everything we needed. We were sad to leave it.

    JeremyRi3 100%|1x Dec 2016

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