Te Rakau Cabins - a wildlife haven and retreat

Bach or holiday home | Palliser Bay | #5606

9.3/10 (107 ratings)
  • 9 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • We now have a second bedroom called the bunkhouse which can sleep up to 5 people
  • Plenty of outside space for children and adults alike.
  • We offer bird watching tours for adults who like us share a passion for our native flora and fauna.

A peaceful rural location suitable for families who enjoy the natural world. Varied bird life with many bush and beach walking opportunities. We are not a camping ground in that you hire all three cabins (converted railway wagons); one with the facilities in it and two bedroom units suitable for 2 couples or a larger family. Our landscaped grounds are available for guests to explore and enjoy.

If you love the countryside you will love staying at Te Rakau.

For cyclists on the Rimutaka Cycle Trail we are approx 30 kms south of Cross Creek.

We can also take you on fully guided half or full day bird watching tours for those who want to explore the area in more depth and learn about the bush, wetlands and coastal birds around us. The cost for these tours is $100 pp for 1/2 day tour and $180 pp for a full day tour.

Special conditions: While pets are welcome we insist that they are under control at all times and that they be kept outside the cabins on the deck. Please let us know when you book if you are bringing a dog. For cyclists we are willing to supply food for self cook dinners, continental breakfasts and supplies for a packed lunch @ $50pp .

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    One queen bed and two single beds

    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed

  • The bunkhouse

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Year Round
10-Dec-16 to 10-Jan-18
$100+/night $100+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $20/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (164)

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  • Very interesting cabins, being converted railway wagons

    Very interesting cabins, being converted railway wagons. Rustic and in a peaceful setting with interesting coastal scenery and wildlife close by.

    JoannaMc 100%|1x Dec 2016

  • Rustic but comfy with all the greenery you can wish for

    Rustic but comfy with all the greenery you can wish for

    Antioch 100%|2x Dec 2016

  • Great location and half way point for the rumataka bike trail

    Great location and half way point for the rumataka bike trail. Very cosy with lots of room. Great not to have to carry bedding and have option of food provided.

    BerniceSm1 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • Perfect location to launch into the Ocean Beach to Days Bay section...

    Perfect location to launch into the Ocean Beach to Days Bay section of the Rimutaka trail and quaint to sleep in train carriages after the immersion in train history the day before.

    TraceyPo9 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • Very appropriate railway carriage theme for cyclists using the Rimutaka rail trail

    Very appropriate railway carriage theme for cyclists using the Rimutaka rail trail.

    AndrewC1 100%|1x Nov 2016

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