Fabulous HARBOUR VIEW from the privacy of clean and comfortable new house within well established gardens and bush, beach 40 metres from the deck, go to sleep with sound of the waves. By day, a quiet beach which you can often enjoy alone. Privacy accentuated by reserve opposite, with tuis abundant.
Ideal spot for a relaxing break, and the COPTHORNE hotel and INFORMATION CENTRE are nearby with friendly helpful staff and brochures on local attractions.
World class cycling, paddleboarding, kayaking, tramping, fishing. BOAT RAMPS at Omapere and Opononi, take a short walk to SIGNAL STATION POINT (5 minutes drive) for a great view of the harbour, a path to the rocks and beach to witness the turbulent harbour mouth at close quarters. BUSH HIKES offer varying challenges, WAIATOMARAMA GORGE (10 minutes drive) for short kauri and waterfall walk, or see TANE MAHUTA, famed 'father of the forest', (15 minutes drive) in the 19k long WAIPOUA FOREST, or longer walks such as the Six foot track (FRAMPTONS HUT) or WAIMAMAKU COASTAL TRACK.
WAIMAMAKU BEACH on the west coast, 10 minutes away, spectacularly wild, with MORRELLS CAFE close by.
NGAPHA HOT SPRINGS is 50 minutes away, WAIRERE BOULDERS walk, 35 minutes drive.
Take the boat from Opononi to the SAND DUNES of the north head, boogie board (provided) down the dunes, or take a hike to the top (45 minutes) to see sandstone formations and magnificent views of the harbour.
RAWENE is 20 minutes away, sporting the BOATSHED CAFE and ferry to historic KOHUKOHU. KOUTU BOULDERS is 5 minutes away.
We are locals, and available if you need further information or anything to make your stay wonderful.
NB: NUMBER OF GUESTS TO BE DETERMINED BEFORE ARRIVAL.
NO LARGE GROUPS OR PARTIES ALLOWED.
BASE RATE IS FOR 2 : ADD $30 per person.
CLEANING: NO EXTRA FEE, GUESTS TO LEAVE AS FOUND
Extras: Linen (included: $25 laundry fee.); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave.