Pounawea Peaceful Haven

Bach or holiday home | The Catlins | #4333

9.3/10 (50 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Bush setting.
  • Good fishing in the closest rivers and further away.
  • Peace.

Warm 3 bedroom house with large open plan living area nestled into the bush. 300m to water front and playground.

Nearby golf course, and horse trekking. Flounder and trout can be caught year round in the Owaka River (trout fishing requires a licence available in Owaka). Great walk along Surat Bay to False Islet, view the sea lions en route.

Owaka 5 minutes away has a small supermarket (you can buy a fishing licence here) and a tourist information centre.

Use Pounawea as your base camp to explore the Catlins, there are many scenic attractions short car distances away.

Over the winter months we offer great special rates especially for longer periods of rentals. Please contact us for a quote.

Special conditions: SPECIAL FOR WINTER MONTHS Please contact us for quotes on longer periods of rental. We are keen for you to share our wee slice of heaven so come along and enjoy the peace and tranquillity that Pounawea has to offer.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Bunk bed
    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 1 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
21-Feb-18 to 30-Apr-18
$120+/night $120+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-May-18 to 21-May-19
$120+/night $120+/night
For up to 4 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 (58)

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  • An awesome house in an awesome location

    An awesome house in an awesome location

    AnaA1365 100%|2x Feb 2018

  • Loved this house and it's location

    Loved this house and it's location. Sadly we only had 2 nights to enjoy it. Will be back sometime for a much longer stay.

    ColleenWi6 new member Feb 2018

  • Its your basic kiwi bach

    Its your basic kiwi bach. Comfortable and has everything you need. Its in a nice quite spot with native bush behind and only a short walk to the sea shore

    Cportegys 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • Plenty of room for family -Thanks

    Plenty of room for family -Thanks

    lynlay446 100%|3x Nov 2017

  • A well appointed and cared for property

    A well appointed and cared for property. It is in a lovely setting with plenty of bird life right on the doorstep. Pounawea is a delightfully peaceful place with some very good walks in the bush and around the estuary fringes.

    RexW5868 100%|5x Nov 2017

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