Matapouri Bach

880 Matapouri Road, Matapouri
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Self-contained 1960s family bach directly facing quiet, grassed reserve and adjoining the Matapouri estuary. The main beach is a short walk or an even shorter swim away. It's a pleasure to be there and always hard to leave. Please check dates noted as available before inquiring.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen not provided
No smoking
Accessibility: please enquire
Pool Table
High Chair
Washing Machine
Off Street Parking
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Clothes line
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

1 Double(s), 2 Single(s), 2 Bunk(s)

Special Amenities

Additional items include: wringer-type washing maching, a good range of kitchen utensils etc., toasted sandwich-maker, dart board and a pool table. Please bring your own bedding (including duvet or equivilent) and towels. We can assist for overseas visitors or unusual circumstances. This is a fabulous piece of coastline where our friends and their children have spent countless days relaxing in the many forms that takes. Just turn your mind to time at a kiwi beach bach and you're there. Please don't hesitate to inquire about the availability and situation of the bach and of any advice we can offer.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Store and tennis court are a short walk away. Horse Trekking is available locally. Fantastic beaches are all available within a short distance; the likes of Sandy Bay (surfing), Wooley's Bay, Whale Bay, the Ngunguru Estuary and Beach plus Matapouri Bay itself(Family swimming). The two estuaries are great for kayaking and rowing. Marina and launching facilities are available at Tutukaka as an embarkation point for trips to the Poor Knights Islands (12 miles offshore), wreck dives and costal trips fishing, diving or sightseeing. There is also a section of the Te Araroa walkway nearby. Try web sites such as:


Average Rating: 4
7 total reviews

We stayed 3 nights recently with perfect weather and I must say that we thoroughly enjoyed every minute we were there. The bach was as described well equipped and comfortable for our family but it offered so much more, the kids enjoyed playing pool and darts and made use of the boogie boards when they were out in the water - the bach is in a private quiet area which has the reserve and the sandy bottom estuary a few steps away - the main beach is stunning and there are so many walks and surrounding beaches to visit we highly recommend if your looking for that good ol kiwi bach with some nz history - thanks again simon and lisa we will definitely be booking for another holiday soon!! Kind regards Norma geoff and kids
Thank you Simon and Lisa. The bach was exactly as you described it with a fantastic location. The bach was clean and tidy and had every thing you would want and more. This sort of property is what memories are made of. A great spot for kids with the estuary at your door step and having some equipment at the property was a bonus. We will be going back to your bach.
We've hired this bach about 3 or 4 times now, and found it suited our purposes very well. It's a basic bach but has all the amenities needed - and you just can't beat the location - a stone's throw from one of the most beautiful estuaries I've seen, and a quick paddle or wade to stunning Matapouri beach. Navigating the estuary has become part of the adventure of staying here! The bach is quite simple and quirky, but we love how it's not at all pretentious - it's not luxury accommodation, but we don't want that. It feels like a traditional kiwi bach. It's in a quiet part of Matapouri, facing out to a reserve with the water just beyond, with only a few houses around - very peaceful.
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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
1 Feb - 31 Mar $145 / Night for 6 guests1 Night
1 Apr - 24 Oct $125 / Night for 6 guests1 Night
25 Oct - 20 Dec $145 / Night for 6 guests1 Night
21 Dec - 31 Jan $165 / Night for 6 guests1 Night
Rest of year$125 / Night for 6 guests1 Night
1 Feb - 31 Mar
$145 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
1 Apr - 24 Oct
$125 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
25 Oct - 20 Dec
$145 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
21 Dec - 31 Jan
$165 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
Rest of year
$125 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
Deposit: 25% to secure your booking, returnable on cancellation only if property is re-let

Bond and balance: $200 bond payable with balance 2 weeks before tenancy commences. Bond returned in full if property is left in a clean, intact and undamaged state. Final cleaning is the responsibility of tenants.

Long weekends are charged at peak rate.


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