Oruawharo Cabin, Great Barrier

81 Greenside Road, Medlands Beach, Great Barrier Island
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

This rustic cabin with two bedrooms (one doubling as a living area) a small kitchen and hot water shower has an idyllic location nestled in a wide valley is only 40 metres away from the beach at Oruawharo Bay. The cabin has a very small kitchen. There is a gas cooker and a gas barbecue Guests are to provide their own food and provisions. There is a small fridge freezer. Shopping for provisions is located at Claris,Tryphena and Port Fitzroy. Restaurants /cafes are also located in these areas. Check the Barrier Bulletin. Phone/ Internet / Laundry facilities are located at Claris adjacent to the general store. The cabin is less than 40 metres through grassland to a secluded swimming beach, with many other beaches and coastal walks within easy reach. There are a number of world famous surfing spots along the East Coast of the Barrier,one of which is in front of the cabin. For the keen anglers there is good fishing within minutes of the cottage and fishing charters can also be arranged. If you wish to explore further afield, the Mount Hobson summit, Kaitoke natural hot springs and historic kauri dams are worth the walk.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen: please enquire
No smoking
No disabled access
Cellphone coverage
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

1 Queen(s), 1 Double Bunk(s), 1 Bunk(s)

Special Amenities

Please note the cabin has basic amenities, including hot water, electricity and a outside long drop toilet and hot water shower (inside). Two bedrooms(one doubling as a living area) Note: There is no town water supply, electricity or waste water services on the island. Electricity is generally provided by solar power and water supplied from rainwater collection, therefore conservation of water and electricity is needed.


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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
All year$185 / Night for 2 guests7 Nights
All year$260 / Night for 5 guests7 Nights
All year
$185 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 7 Nights
All year
$260 / Night for 5 guests
Min. stay: 7 Nights
Tariff NZ $185 per night for the first couple and NZ $25 per night for additional guests up to a maximum of 5 in total in the cabin.

A deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking to confirm your reservation. Full payment of the balance is due 7 days before arrival. If you cancel your reservation, before arrival, 100% of your deposit will be charged. No shows are also charged 100% of the deposit.


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