Time out in Tapora, ideal for golfing or fishing

Lodge | Kaipara Harbour | #22746

9.9/10 (29 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Only 2 minutes from an all weather 9 hole golf course
  • Located close to great fishing spots, including the Sand Island and a spot to launch your boat
  • Beautiful peaceful rural spot only 90 minutes from Auckland

At the end of the Okahukura Peninsula in the community of Tapora, we have created a comfortable and stylish space for friends and family to sit back and enjoy a slice of rural life and coastal life.

Okahukura Lodge is designed to sleep 6 comfortably. The bunk beds are actually King Singles. There is a power outlet on the garage designed for camper vans.

Pets are welcome on request, and an understanding of the conditions.

With it's close proximity to the Tapora Golf Course and the Kaipara Harbour, this is an ideal place for a relaxing break. A boat ramp is nearby at Birds Beach. Birds Beach is also recommended as a great windsurfing spot. Atiu Creek Regional Farm Park is 16km back towards Wellsford.

There are also tennis courts and a children's playground at the school down the road.

Less than a kilometre away is Tapora Golf Club, this is a family friendly course, and because it is on the sand can be played on throughout the year. Green fees are $10, Club Days are on Sunday.

$5 per night of your rental goes to support the Tapora Land Care Group

We now have access to WIFI through the 4G network, ie it might be a bit slower than you are used to. Please feel free to surf, listen to music, watch movies, but be aware that we also don’t have unlimited wifi.

Special conditions: Okahukura Lodge is situated on a working farm. Livestock may be in the paddocks next to the house. An awareness and appreciation for farm animals and gates etc is required. The nearest shops and eftpos are located in Wellsford 30kms away. So you will need to bring all of your own supplies, and cash if you want to play golf. The last 12km to get to the Lodge is on a gravel road. Please note: If there are 4 or more people staying the $50 cleaning fee will be charged.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunk room

    2 x Bunk bed

  • King room

    1 x King bed

  • Queen room

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $50.00 per stay (optional)
  • Mates rates: 10% off for members with 7 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak Season
23-Mar-18 to 31-Dec-18
$135/night $155/night
Default Tariff
01-Jan-19 to 23-Jun-19
$135/night $155/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 (29)

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  • Fantastic as always!

    Fantastic as always!

    larion95 100%|11x Feb 2017

  • Beautiful, well appointed house

    Beautiful, well appointed house. Lovely and clean and spacious. we had a very relaxed stay. Sadly the fishing required special gear that we weren't prepared for. However, the house was awesome. If we just wanted to "chill out" it would've been perfect.

    Ned_Janet 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Brilliant, comfy, cosy and so much to do outdoors!

    Brilliant, comfy, cosy and so much to do outdoors!

    larion95 100%|11x Oct 2016

  • Amazing, as always!

    Amazing, as always!

    larion95 100%|11x Oct 2016

  • Yet another amazing stay in Tapora

    Yet another amazing stay in Tapora. So much to do and such a well set up house, comfy and cosy with all the mod cons! We'll be back for sure!

    larion95 100%|11x Jul 2016

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