The Harbourmasters Cottage

Bach or holiday home | Opunake | #4814

9.4/10 (101 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Sea views
  • Only a short walk to the beach
  • fantastic sunsets

Once the home of the Opunake Harbourmaster during the 1930s this house sits on the headlands overlooking the South Taranaki coastline with Opunake Beach and Middleton Bay Beach less than 2 minutes walk in either direction. World class surf breaks can be seen to the south and a safe boat ramp is situated in Middleton Bay to the north. The town which has a supermarket, two pubs, surf shop and and more than one award winning cafe (amongst other things) is a 10 minute stroll along Pohutukawa covered cliffs. The house has recently been upgraded with two new bathrooms and dining room to make the most of the sea views and evening sunsets.

Special conditions: Smoking outside only please


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

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Last minute bookings: 20% off for stays over the next 7 nights

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High Season
29-Jun-17 to 09-Dec-17
$130/night $140/night
High Season
10-Dec-17 to 10-Feb-18
$180/night $180/night
High Season
11-Feb-18 to 29-Sep-18
$130/night $140/night

*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 (208)

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  • Lovely location and cosy place

    Lovely location and cosy place. Would stay again.

    MatthewMa20 new member Jun 2017

  • Great location in Opunake, beautiful bach with all the ammenities

    Great location in Opunake, beautiful bach with all the ammenities. Clean and easy to relax and enjoy.

    ElliotC4 100%|2x Jun 2017

  • We totally enjoyed our stay in the bach

    We totally enjoyed our stay in the bach. It was spacious - we we're a group of 8 and the size was just perfect for us. The bach was cozy and warm (my husband totally loved the fireplace) and it had everything we needed for our 2 night stay. The location was perfect as it's close to a scenic lookout where you can see a nice view of the mountain. The best thing for me is the affordability - you are getting a good deal with the price! Thank you for letting us stay and would love to be back.

    patrizdeleon new member Jun 2017

  • I loved it

    I loved it. What a magical and peaceful spot. the house had everything we needed and such a cosy house. loved our stay.

    leangs176 100%|5x May 2017

  • Had a great stay at this bach

    Had a great stay at this bach. Very well equipped, cosy and rustic cottage. Right beside the beautiful coastal pathway, just a 5 minute walk to beach lookout. Car is required to get surfboards to the beach. Good outdoor area. Football table a highlight with the kids. Would stay again.

    RachelC 100%|1x Apr 2017

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