Bay views, private beach access, bush backdrop.

Bach or holiday home | McKenzie Bay | #8298

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


A hidden treasure situated down right of way in the private micro community of McKenzie Bay.

This is an open plan, 2 storey, comfortable house - perfect for a family. The house is modestly set out for a relaxed holiday break and includes a large sheltered barbeque area for those long summer evenings. There is the Living area and extra toilet upstairs, and two double bedrooms, a bunkroom and bathroom downstairs. There is an upstairs fireplace which makes it cosy in the colder months.

Note - this property has a steep narrow staircase so is probably not suitable for less mobile people.

Great views of harbour out to Bream Bay. A short stroll down the lawn to private beach, with safe swimming and water activities just below the section. There is sheltered anchorage in bay, boats can be launched in nearby Taurikura or Urquharts Bay. A deep water mooring can be used on request. From the front deck, enjoy the views of the peaceful, quiet bay and listen to the sounds of the tuis and wood pigeons in the surrounding large trees.

McKenzie Bay is situated 25km from Whangarei CBD, is close to most amenities; tennis court, store, cafe, takeaways, and affiliated club are all within a couple of kms.

At Parua Bay 10 min drive towards Whangarei, is a service station for dive and gas fills, and a small shopping center. The Pines Golf course a further 5km.

Renowned Ocean Beach is just a 5 minute drive away. Numerous DOC walkways and other East coast beaches are all close by.

Whangarei Harbour is the gateway to the East Coast and outer Islands. The area is a mariners paradise - diving, fishing, water sports and kayaking. Or simply sit on the beach and enjoy the quiet.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. Bring own linen. Leave property clean to the standard in which it was found. Deposit to be payed within 24hrs to confirm booking, balance 14 days prior to tenancy. A bond of $200 applies to cover cleaning costs if house left unclean or damaged.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunk room

    2 x Bunk bed

  • Master B/room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Second B/room

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Tariff 2 Shoulder season
25-Oct-16 to 15-Dec-16
$250/night $250/night
3 night minimum stay
Tariff 1 Peak Season
16-Dec-16 to 31-Jan-17
$350/night $350/night
7 night minimum stay
Tariff 2 Shoulder season
01-Feb-17 to 30-Apr-17
$250/night $250/night
3 night minimum stay
Tariff 3 Low season
01-May-17 to 30-Nov-17
$200/night $200/night
3 night minimum stay
Tariff 1 Peak Season
01-Dec-17 to 25-Jan-18
$350/night $350/night
7 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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (5)

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  • Wonderful stay with our family

    Wonderful stay with our family. Having the kayaks and dinghy to use in the boat shed by the water topped it off. We would recommend it to others and definitely stay again.

    goodtenants 100%|2x Mar 2016

  • There were always volunteers to do the dishes - the view is...

    There were always volunteers to do the dishes - the view is spectacular

    KarynWi2 100%|2x Dec 2015

  • It is a beautiful location - very safe and private

    It is a beautiful location - very safe and private . We had a wonderful family holiday :) very relaxing , but also a great location for other attractions and great walks .

    kerrne102 100%|2x Jan 2015

  • We loved our stay at this McKenzie Bay bach

    We loved our stay at this McKenzie Bay bach. Everything we needed and such a beautiful situation! Not far from shops and other great beaches

    Khallmark 100%|7x Jan 2014

  • Great holiday house in a beautiful bay

    Great holiday house in a beautiful bay. Friendly neighbours too! Perfect spot for a family to enjoy.

    mikeod195 100%|3x Jan 2010

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