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Moturua Island - Bay of Islands

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Bach or holiday home, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 7)

This idyllic island is part of the Bay of Islands maritime park and is a short 7NM boat ride from either Russell or Paihia. The well appointed Lockwood home nestles amongst established trees right in the centre of this glorious sandy bay. With a short 20 metre walk down to the beach, this is a perfect retreat to get away from the daily grind. Explore the island on one of the many walks, check out the list of endangered bird species recently relocated on the island, listen to the Kiwi call at night, or just enjoy the peace and sunshine at this unique location. Access is by one of the commercial water taxis or else your own private boat. There is a wharf to unload your gear plus a dinghy available and a mooring to tie up on.

Special conditions:

Minimum booking of 3 nights required or 1 week over the peak of summer

Access is by water taxi or by own boat only.

Water restrictions may apply over summer.

Please leave property as you find it (clean before leaving and take rubbish) or you can choose the cleaning option ($120)

Contact before arriving to arrange keys and access

Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$0.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);

More Details

Owner
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

Amenities

Russell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bunk room - 1 child bed
    Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Twin room - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming

Reviews

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Moturua Island - Bay of Islands
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
5

The property was immaculate the house cosy and tranquil the location beautiful highly recommend anyb

  • 5 of 5

The property was immaculate the house cosy and tranquil the location beautiful highly recommend anybody wanting a island stay thumbs up..

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Lovely peaceful island getaway where you can really relax and get back to nature.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely peaceful island getaway where you can really relax and get back to nature. We spent many hours walking the islands bush tracks and just hanging out on what has to be one of the best beaches in the bay. The kids learned to snorkel and paddle board and even caught a couple of good sized snapper for dinner. The stingrays in the evening are always fun to watch and the water is so clear you'll think you're in Fiji. Rustic Bach-style accomodation (but with a TV for rainy days). Thanks Andy!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location...shabby chic for the accomodation

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Lots of character, could do with a prune of trees to let more light in.

  • 4 of 5

Lots of character, could do with a prune of trees to let more light in. Great location

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Have stayed here before and again it was superb.

  • 5 of 5

Have stayed here before and again it was superb.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

location is fantastic, very idyllic and private.

  • 4 of 5

location is fantastic, very idyllic and private.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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