Waikare Retreat - Stunning Views

Bach or holiday home | Russell | #4747

9.3/10 (40 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Beautiful Sea View, surrounded by Bush and birdsong
  • Relax under the stars in the spa pool and listen to the Kiwis call
  • Close to Russell Township and other Beautiful Beaches

Come and relax and get away from it all on 15 acres of bush and farmland overlooking the tranqual Waikare inlet, privately located surrounded by nature and birdsong. We are five minutes drive from Romantic Russell for all the cafes, entertainment and activities.

Enjoy our spa pool under a beautiful star lit sky in aboslute peace and quiet, the only sound will be native birds calling, often including our native Kiwis. Your free to wander all over our propety exploring native bush, our little beach where you can go kayaking and our friendly sheep and lambs.

We are in close proximity to Russell's Kauri Forest and many stunning beaches and hiking tracks. Russell being situated surround by the Beautiful Bay of Islands has many water sport and boating trips to discover the Islands and the dolpins, whales and seals that make it their home. We can help with ideas on what to do while your here. There are many bush walks of various lengths and of course our wonderful array of fabulours resturants, cafes and gift shops. Something for everyone =)

Special conditions: Minimum of 3 night stay, summer and winter rates apply. Long weekends are at peek rates eg: Easter, Labour weekend, Anzac, Queens birthday.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Telecom
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Spa pool
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Large Bedroom

    Bedroom - The bedroom contains one Queen size bed, one King single Bed, & one Single trundle bed.

    1 x King single bed
    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Roll-away bed

Availability & rates

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

  • Last minute bookings: 15% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Gifts & giveaways: Stay 3 nights between 20th - 23rd February for $400 save more than 25% [Expires: 20-Feb-2016]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High Season
12-Feb-16 to 29-Feb-16
$180/night $180/night
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
01-Mar-16 to 23-Mar-16
$120/night $150/night
3 night minimum stay
Easter Weekend
24-Mar-16 to 28-Mar-16
$180/night $180/night
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
29-Mar-16 to 30-Apr-16
$120/night $150/night
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
01-May-16 to 02-Jun-16
$70/night $100/night
3 night minimum stay
Queens Birthday
03-Jun-16 to 06-Jun-16
$150/night $150/night
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
07-Jun-16 to 15-Sep-16
$70/night $100/night
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
16-Sep-16 to 20-Oct-16
$120/night $150/night
3 night minimum stay
Labour weekend
21-Oct-16 to 24-Oct-16
$180/night $180/night
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
25-Oct-16 to 15-Dec-16
$120/night $150/night
3 night minimum stay
High Season
16-Dec-16 to 22-Dec-16
$180/night $180/night
3 night minimum stay
Christmas - New Years
23-Dec-16 to 03-Jan-17
$250/night $250/night
5 night minimum stay
High Season
04-Jan-17 to 28-Feb-17
$180/night $180/night
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
01-Mar-17 to 30-Apr-17
$120/night $150/night
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
01-May-17 to 12-May-17
$70/night $100/night
3 night minimum stay

Reviews (150)

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  • AmbahRB
    new member Feb 2016

    Breathtaking views! Thoroughly enjoyed waking up to the spectacular view every morning whether rain or shine. So close to bays and Russell's township only a 5-10 minute drive away. A delighful place to stay!
  • Ryan369
    100%|1x Jan 2016

    Perfect overall


    Thanks! Glad you enjoyed your stay
  • GraemeBa12
    100%|1x Jan 2016

    Fabulous view to wake up to, quiet and peaceful.
  • FreethJ1
    100%|3x Jan 2016

    Pleasant view and close to Russell and rooms very clean and well designed.
  • nicock309
    100%|2x Jan 2016

    The out of town setting suited us perfectly, ideal retreat to get away fro the hustle and bustle of city life.
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