The Sanctuary Retreat -LAST MINUTE 10% DISCOUNT

Bach or holiday home | Kai Iwi Lakes | #23933

7.7/10 (19 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • Close to Trounson Kauri Park, cycle and walking track, glow worms and kiwi walk.
  • Adventure Tower for the children, Infra red sauna, deck with views of the hills and river.
  • Tennis rackets available, kids RAINY DAY ONLY games room, check on availability of bikes and Kayak

The Sanctuary Retreat Holiday Cottages offers you modern clean accommodation in a tranquil setting. Situated on the tourist route between Waipoua Kauri Forest and Trounson Kauri Park, it is the ideal place to stay. You will easily find us in the historic village of Donnellys Crossing.

Wake up to birdsong and the babble of a nearby brook. Take in the picturesque sunsets and the vista of surrounding hills and forest. During the day, enjoy the many nearby activities. A hidden cycle track known to locals is minutes from your accommodation. Just up the road is Trounson Kauri Park with its well manicured walkways, audio stories of the park and visual displays to give you an understanding of the mighty Kauri trees that inhabit the area.

Waipoua forest with famous Tane Mahuta, the areas oldest kauri, is just a few minutes away by car. Borrow The Sanctuary's kayak and head for a glorious day at Kai Iwi Lakes. Take a short trip out to our wonderful west coast beaches. Climb to the top of Maunganui Bluff for breath taking views of the ocean or Motor bike/4 wheel drive from Baylys Beach or Glinks Gully to Pouto.

You can make The Sanctuary Holiday Cottages your base and enjoy day trips ranging in time from 20 to 45 minutes to places like Opononi (former home of Opo the dolphin), Omapere or the Hokianga harbour. Take the rarely travelled scenic route direct from The Sanctuary to Kaikohe and visit Ngawha Springs in just over an hour. You may choose to spend a day enjoying the history of Dargaville, visiting the Lighthouse museum, the Kumura Box or just wandering through a NZ town that takes you a step back in time. There are numerous walk ways just minutes from our doorstep if you are keen on out door exercise.

At night you may wish to meander along the road and explore the glow worms or take a torch and go on a kiwi walk at Trounson Kauri Park. Then again you may just want to kick back and enjoy our onsite sauna. The choices are numerous.

Special conditions: No Drugs and Alcohol. Pets may be allowed, please enquire.

Facilities

  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 3 - 2 singles

    2 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 4

    1 x Queen 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
Default Tariff
21-Nov-17 to 14-Dec-17
$95+/night $120+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
high Season
15-Dec-17 to 24-Dec-17
$120+/night $145+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Christmas New Year
25-Dec-17 to 08-Jan-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
high Season
09-Jan-18 to 28-Feb-18
$120+/night $145+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-Mar-18 to 06-Dec-18
$95+/night $120+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
high Season
07-Dec-18 to 20-Dec-18
$120+/night $145+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Christmas New Year
21-Dec-18 to 07-Jan-19
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
Default Tariff
08-Jan-19 to 21-Feb-19
$95+/night $120+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (19)

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  • We loved the place

    We loved the place. I'm planning to bring our tramping group there for an overnight trip.

    JohnH862 100%|1x Nov 2015

  • House clean and tidy

    House clean and tidy. Good for someone wanting to be near Kauri Forests, Trounson Kauri Park just 2 minutes drive and main Kauri Forest Drive starts 10 minutes north of this property. Lots of other places to visit close by. Quite remote no internet in house or cellphone coverage as stated in advertisement.

    Helen555 100%|4x Oct 2015

  • Easy to find

    Easy to find.Clean and tidy

    chaive249 100%|4x Jul 2015

  • The property was private and very relaxing

    The property was private and very relaxing. No television or cell phone reception meant it was an amazing break from the rush in Auckland, we thought we would read but we didn't. We really connected with nature and got in sinc with the rhythm of the day. It was a bonus that we could take our aged dog along with us.

    Jeanette Maxine May 100%|1x Apr 2015

  • it is a big, nice and quiet place

    it is a big, nice and quiet place. We saw KIWI in Trouson Kauri Park so we were very satisfied.

    eva.skacanova@gmail.com 100%|2x Feb 2015

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