No other Guests anywhere near this apartment! Explore 10 acres of regenerating native bush, using "Sheila's Track" down to and across the stream. Enjoy nature at its best, plenty of peace and quiet, enjoy the bird-life.
Sadly, the Cascades Kauri Park and many of the collection of lovely bush walks throughout the Waitakere Ranges eg. Goldie’s bush walk (1 hr return walk to Mokoroa Falls) are closed due to Kauri Dieback Disease. You can still drive along the Scenic drive, enjoying stunning views of Auckland, Putamatekeo summit. Visit the amazing Arataki Visitor Centre, a 25 minute drive away and enjoy the nearby Titirangi Village, with Lopdell House and the Te Uru Gallery, cafes, restaurants and bars.
Easy access to the wild West Coast of Auckland with its beaches and walkways. Take a 10 minute drive to dramatic Bethells Beach, with its towering cliff-tops, blow-holes, sand dunes and sea caves; coastal walks, including a 15 minute walk along the beach to stunning O'Neils Bay (the local surf spot).
Very luckily, our coastal walks are still open and you CAN STILL walk from Te Henga to Muriwai (4-6 hr walk). See the striking sand dunes and swim in the land-locked Lake Wainamu.
Visit the regionally-significant Te Henga wetland – the largest in the region and former Maori Pa site and view the stunning Waitakere dam, source of the majority of Auckland's water.
Explore the West Coast of Auckland, as featured in Hercules, Zena, Warrior Princess and acclaimed movie, The Piano. Enjoy the Muriwai-Bethells Coastal Clifftop Walk-a breath-taking experience (part of the famed Hillary Trail)! View Muriwai beach's renowned Gannet colony.
Visit the many delightful Vineyards, Cafes and Restaurants of West Auckland (All on the way to Muriwai beach and the Gannet colony.
10 minute drive to Waitakere Railway Station (pick-up and drop-off available)
Whether you are escaping the city for the weekend, looking to recharge your batteries or looking for a beautiful pause in your trip through Aotearoa (New Zealand), we look forward to welcoming you. Your privacy is respected and your comfort guaranteed.
You will be self contained, tea, coffee making, and afternoon tea on your arrival. Optional extra charge on request for breakfast- email for price. All ingredients to cook your own breakfast, when you want, will be in the fridge . This includes fresh fruit juice, fresh bread, butter, jam, marmalade, eggs, bacon, tomatoes and mushrooms.
One of the decks (at the rear) is high and unsuitable for small children which is why we suit adults and young adults only.
Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);