Kereru Cottage, tranquil setting, close to Baddeleys Beach, Tawharanui

Cottage | Matakana | #5258

9.2/10 (96 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Wonderfully private bach retreat close to Matakana, at Baddeleys Beach. Short walk to Baddeley's Beach reserve only 2 minutes away (Campbell's Beach 10 min walk). Both beaches have safe playground facilities for children. Only 55 minute drive from Auckland Harbour Bridge. Elevated pictureframe view through native bush out into Kawau Bay. Extensive decking area which adds to indoor/outdoor living. Enjoy the native bird life that abounds in the adjacent pigeon (kereru), tui, bellbird and occasional kaka.

Modern bach fit out and facilities, and gas BBQ on deck.

Great location within a few minutes of many local attractions including Matakana village and Farmer's Market, cinemas, galleries, Ascension vineyard and numerous other wineries, Brick Bay sculpture trail, Tawharanui and other regional parks, Goat Island, Sawmill Cafe, Sandspit/Kawau ferry, and golf courses at Omaha and Warkworth.

Special conditions:

Six night minimum stay from 20 Dec to 20 Jan.

Two night minimum stay other times.

10% off stays of 6 nights or longer (except peak times).

Welcome to arrive from 3 pm on first day.

Departure by 11 am unless agreed otherwise.

Remove rubbish and leave tidy as found.

Linen available on request at additional cost.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$40.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Narrow single 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 (185)

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  • Very well equipped clean and comfortable

    Very well equipped clean and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay and wish it could have been longer

    Robert M. Dec 2018

  • Location very good

    Location very good. Comfortable. We felt over priced for value given

    michaelaro2 100%|1x Nov 2018

  • Lovely quiet place to relax and unwind from the city

    Lovely quiet place to relax and unwind from the city. Very much enjoyed our stay.

    emmass330 100%|2x Jul 2018

  • Great batch

    Great batch. Sure we will go back. Kids loved watching the birds from the deck and exploring the local beaches.

    AmyS6424 100%|3x Jul 2018

  • A lovely spot; nice being set right in the native bush

    A lovely spot; nice being set right in the native bush.

    EmmaFi18 100%|3x Jun 2018

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