Thistle Do

25 Beach Road, Reotahi, Whangarei Heads, Whangarei
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Perrrrrfect for snorkling, fishing, kayaking, swimming, walking. Next to Reotahi Marine Reserve and Mt Aubrey bush reserve. On Te Araroa walkway and boat service across the channel. This cosy, 3 roomed bach sleeps up to 6. Well equipped kitchen. Separate bathroom with shower. Large bi fold windows and doors open to the garden, sea view and view of Mount Aubrey. Level access. Cosy fire for winter months. Rates listed are for self catering, without linen. Linen can be provided, on request at the time of booking at a slightly increased rate. Trekkers with small tents welcome at minimal cost

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen: please enquire
No smoking
Heating & cooling
Electric blankets
Fire place
High Chair
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Fire wood supplied
Internet available
iPod Dock
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Wood stove

Bed layout

1 Double(s), 1 Single(s), 1 Trundler bed(s), 1 Cot(s), 1 Double Bunk(s), 1 Bunk(s)

Special Amenities

Nestled in a peaceful, bush garden setting beneath Mount Aubrey, this uniquely decorated bach is 50 metres from the water. Enjoy interesting inner harbour views, and a safe beach for children. Boat launch at the bottom of the drive. Adjacent to a bush and marine reserve. On Te Araroa walkway. You may even hear the kiwis calling at night! Ideal for snorkling, walking, swimming and fishing. A ride on kayak and dinghy available. on request. Cafe within walking distance. Cosy fireplace for the winter. Wifi available Bed capacity is 6 Trekkers with small tents welcome. Minimal cost.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

On the Te Araroa walkway, at the Reotahi harbour crossover. Room for two tents. Adjacent to Mt. Aubrey marine reserve for snorkling Adjacent to Mt. Aubrey bush walks and Kiwi reserve Easy access to beach for swimming, fishing, kayaking and boat ramp More info on Kayak hire: Mt. Manaia bush walk within minutes Local celtic music session Sunday afternoons in district Cafe, fish and chips and restaurant within walking distance Manaia Club 5 minutes drive Parua Bay supermarket and bottle store 15 minutes Parua Bay Tavern 20 minutes Ocean Beach surfing beach 8 - 10 minutes drive Tennis courts 5 minutes by car Golf 17 minutes by car Whangarei Basin 30 minutes by car Zion Wild Life Gardens, Kamo Kiwi House and Museum - Whangarei Keri Keri 1hr 30 minutes


Average Rating: 5
23 total reviews

The bach was lovely and well thought out and had exactly what you need for a great holiday. Clare was an amazing host who provided us a wonderful experience.
Response from Owner
Thank you. It was my pleasure. It was great to see guests really making the most of the facilities and the sea side opportunities Cheers Clare
Val Boag
Always a delight to stay at "Thistle Do" This has been my third visit and it never disappoints. Clare and Graham are perfect hosts, there are lovely walks close by and many different beaches to visit if one wants to go further afield. Lovely few days relaxing in beautiful Reotahi.
Lesley Kelly
A wonderful place to stay. Another peaceful comfortable break. Always so lovely to be there. Thank you Clare for allowing us the break we needed in such comfort.
Response from Owner
Hello Lesley, We are so pleased your stay was relaxing and peaceful, and was again what you wanted for your second stay. We appreciate the care you took with the property. Cheers. Clare
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
2 Feb - 29 Nov $100 / Night for 2 guests$101 Night
1 Apr - 6 Apr $100 / Night for 2 guests$103 Nights
30 Nov - 1 Feb $110 / Night for 2 guests$101 Night
Rest of year$100 / Night for 2 guests$101 Night
2 Feb - 29 Nov
$100 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $10Min. stay: 1 Night
1 Apr - 6 Apr
$100 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $10Min. stay: 3 Nights
30 Nov - 1 Feb
$110 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $10Min. stay: 1 Night
Rest of year
$100 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $10Min. stay: 1 Night
Rates quoted above are for self-catering, without linen and towels. Linen and towels are available at an additional rate of $5 pp per night. Please inquire when booking.
A discount is possible based on duration of stay over 7 days.
Payment options: cash, or direct credit.
One night deposit required to confirm booking.
A cleaning fee of $40 will be charged, unless you chose to do it yourself and leave the Bach as you found it. Negotiate this on booking.


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