Te Wharu Bay Self contained Unit is situated on a lifestyle block on the harbour edge in a peaceful garden setting well off the road up a long driveway separate from the house. It is 3km to the village of Kawhia where you will find a Museum, cafe, Local Arts and Crafts Shop, Fish and Chip Shop, Service Station Superette, General Store, Hotel, Boating Club, Sports Club. You may wish to bring your horse, (check first, more suitable in summer.)We can supply a paddock for $25.00 per night per horse and parking for your float or truck. There is excellent riding just 3kms away at low tide with parking at boat ramp for your float Send hubby off on a Fishing Charter for the day and ride to your hearts content!.Fish off the wharf or surfcast off the beach, harbour or ocean. Enjoy a soak in the Hot Pools (Te Puia Springs) you have dug at low tide at the ocean beach (7kms) and watch a spectacular sunset. Kawhia Ocean beach is a great place for a long beach walk. Aotea Beach and harbour also offers good fishing, nice walks and is 8km drive.Swimming at the jetty along Kaora Street is a favourite pastime of the locals in the summer or watch the youngsters jumping off the wharf.
Should you wish to venture further afield you will find Waitomo Caves and Blackwater rafting 60 minutes drive away, also Raglan with Bridal Veil Falls a short detour, an hour away. Otorohanga Kiwi and Native Bird House is a 45 minute drive.
Kawhia has often been described as our west coast secret, where time stands still, removed from the stresses of modern life of big towns and cities. A good place to chill, relax and enjoy at a slower pace.
Optional with prior approval, bring your own horse $25.00 per night for paddock supplied. Room to park float, truck.
Pets allowed with prior approval. Bring pets own bedding as not permitted on furniture please.
Smoking allowed outside only.
Preference given to bookings of at least 5 days over Christmas/New Year period..
Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);