Located just a half-hour drive from the city of Whangarei, Tutukaka is home to a marina and harbor. Part of the Tutukaka Coast, this locality is the starting point for a large number of snorkeling and boat tours, being the closest marina to the Poor Knights Islands, home to a spectacular marine reserve. This is also the place to head to if you are looking for a deep-sea fishing experience. Summer is peak season and the population quadruples during these warm months. Tourists are drawn to the pristine beaches that dot the area and, of course, the water sports and adventures. The lighthouse at Tutukaka Head is just a short walk from the heart of town. Plenty of restaurants, cafes, and accommodation options make this a great place for a holiday. Browse through some of the best Bookabach holiday homes in Tutukaka, New Zealand, for your next trip.
Located in the vineyard of Sailfish Cove Wines, this lovely unit comes with two ensuite bedrooms. The property has a heated indoor pool in an enclosed area that is perfect for catching views of the sunset every evening. The ocean is just a short walk down to the bottom of the garden and it is open for fishing. You can cook your catch on the barbecue at the unit and relish it in the dining area with views of the ocean. Children under the age of five are not permitted at this apartment which is equipped with a washer/dryer.
Vineyard apartment overlooking ocean
Top guest reviewsThe pool was a real bonusThe pool was a real bonusAnd the hosts a true delightEverything about the apartment is first classonce we mentioned it the electrician was booked to replace it the next dayAmazing views lovely and clean
Host:Stunning views well maintained very cleanWe had family from overseas visit with usShelby visiting us each day Near to beautiful beaches and Tutukaka marinacomfortable well equipped Great atmosphereand of course the wonderful family dogRead more reviewsOne of the best places we stayed in N Zscuba diving snorkeling and restaurantsAmazingly jaw dropping setting overlooking the ocean and a backdrop of vineyards and olive groves Accomodation was top market - couldn't fault itThe apartment was immaculate with terrific ocean views A great place to spend a quiet week but easy access to local beachesBoth the property and location were superb Immacuate and such a beautiful site we had difficulty tearing ourself away to explore the area
This cozy one-bedroom unit is perched at the top of a cliff offering you great views of Church Bay. Just a five-minute walk to the beach, this studio unit is nestled in the bush. Featuring a full kitchen with all the appliances you need for a comfortable stay, such as a dishwasher, refrigerator, and microwave, it is easy to whip up a meal here in a jiffy. The unit has electric heating and it is equipped with a washing machine as well as WIFI access. The porch is a good place to lounge in the sun on comfortable chairs as you sip on a refreshing drink while enjoying the vistas.
L'AMOUR - Church Bay Tutukaka,Stunning view
Top guest reviewsEverything you need all the comforts of your own homeVery tidy and to a high standardIt's a short drive to Tutukaka township with all that it has to offerwell appointed and with a very comfortable bed I slept like a babyThe bach is private clean and tidy with lovely views over Church Bay and Tutukaka harbourIt's quiet beautifully decorated very tidy
Host:Gorgeous property amazing viewThe property is beautiful with stellar views We will definitely be returningSandra was an excellent host with great communication skills would stay againv impressed with high standard of fittings esp kitchen pansGreat place great location friendly owner thank youRead more reviewsThe weather wasnt the best but still managed to get out and do a few walks and swimsAmazing location Can not fault itWe were sorry to be leaving and wished we were able to spend more time exploring this beautiful coast from such a comfortable basewell You need to drive to local store at Tutukaka or nearby Ngunguru Medical centre at Ngunguru - Whangarei only 20 minutes away if need anything more Good fish and chips at NgunguruThe view is magnificent and close to Tutukaka shops and the beach
Just a short walk from a secluded private access beach, this three-bedroom cottage comes with a farmhouse style kitchen with a dining area. The cozy back deck is a great place for a barbecue as the sun sets on the horizon. You will find plenty of good spots to catch your own fish for the barbecue! Located a little more than half a mile (1 km) from the marina, restaurants, and the general store, this cottage is close enough to everything you need while offering you just the right amount of privacy.
Tasteful holiday chalet for up to 5 people near the lake and the ski area
Top guest reviewsThe floor isn't at the same level in all the rooms 6)and so you have to manage the air change in these rooms 3)Some dust under the beds some small spiders in the cornersThe GPS position indicated isn't precise enough The more appreciated point (by the children) was a very big trampoline in the gardenThe bees don't seem to be so dangerous
Host:The landlady and her family who live above are very nice welcoming and helpful -- as evidenced by the home-made jam and eggs that were waiting for us when we arrived All in all we would recomme...The owner was kind (and she speaks a fluent English)Better evidence that an extra fee is applied for persons > 4but sometimes I had some problems in contacting herThe position is quiet and despite the road and the fuel station we slept quite wellRead more reviewsThe centre of Hermagor and a super market are within walking distanceDie Ferienwohnung liegt sehr zentral und ist sehr sauber und gepflegtThe house is located near the OMV fuel station (more or less 80m) and I had some trouble to find itThis is a lovingly decorated quirkily laid out spacious flat set in the beautiful Gailtal valley at the edge of the village of Hermagor and very close to the lovely Pressegger lakeDespite it being in a populated area the views from the flat are quite remarkable
This three-bedroom, two bath property sits tucked into secluded grounds just a five-minute walk from Kowharewa Bay. It comes with a Jacuzzi, croquet lawns, giant chess, barbecue, and outdoor furniture to help you make the most of your holiday. Make use of the complimentary kayaks, golf clubs, and fishing rods for some outdoor fun every day. The two north facing decks catch plenty of sunlight every day and make for great spots to hang out. Beds are equipped with electric blankets and individual heaters are provided in each room.
Nestled in mature secluded grounds.
Top guest reviewsand we all enjoyed the croquet on the front lawnAs soon as you enter the gate you are surrounded with such beautyit is one of the best we have ever stayed inThe bach is well equiped and provided us with a comfortable and entertaining stayThe photos really speak to the quality of the home and the joy of the surrounding area however it is the hosts who make it an incredible experienceand we look forward to returning soonThe care put into this bach and attention to detail
Host:They made us feel so welcome when they showed us around and really went the extra mile to make us feel at homeWarm delightfully lovely accommodating and respectfulvery well maintained and avove expectation Would love to stay more nights if i knew earlyWonderful home warm and welcoming Everything we needed and more Beautiful gardenwell decorated nice warm fire place will keep you warm during night time/winter spa in the back yardRead more reviewsThe house has perfect location if you like quite and peaceful places yet really easy to reach town center where restaurants and shops are surrounded by beautiful bushes and flowersThere is a great beach at the end of the driveway and some of the most beautiful beaches in New Zealand within a few minutes driveA beautifully restored gem tucked away in immaculate private groundsThe area is stunning and we loved every minute of our stay2 minutes walk to the beach/bay
Gaze out at an island that sits right across the deck of this airy beach house. Situated just 20 minutes from Whangarei, this house comes with an open-plan kitchen featuring a full-size refrigerator and freezer. Just five minutes from the dairy and restaurants and 10 minutes from the surf beaches, this unit provides stunning views of the harbor. There is enough room to park trailers and boats when you stay at this two-bedroom property. Heating is available as also internet access at this house which is a great spot when you need quick access to swimming and boating.
Absolute Central Waterfront
Top guest reviewsa real home away from homeIt was fun paddling the kayaks down to the marina having a coffee/tea and browsing the shopsIt is a awesome place in front of the beachand we loved the tranquillity and the sound of the surf to wake up to in the morning being so close to the waterIt was spotlessly clean and provided everything you could possibly need Nice full sized fridge and full sized freezer for all our provisions
Host:Great swimming kayaking and exploring rock poolsFrom the moment we arrived Tracey's bach felt homely and welcoming with all the lovely little touches and artistic flairWe had a wonderful Easter holiday at this true kiwi batch Everything we needed and more Location was amazing on the beach and had a lovely adventure on the dingyPerfect simple Bach great communication with managerWe could recommend it to anyone who would look after it and we hope to return one dayRead more reviewsx beautiful setting x beautiful placetakes you to a little beach ideal for pulling up the kayaks and it was only a very short walk to the shops Lovely safe swimmingA beautiful little secluded spot with friendly neighbours and amazing beachesWe had a relaxing time at an beautiful waterfront locationTracey was a pleasure to deal with correspondence was efficient and everything was just generally well organised
Set on a ridge overlooking Tutukaka Harbor, this lovely beach house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Perfect for entertaining and for large groups or families, this house has a covered deck on one side and a paved patio with facilities for outdoor dining on the other side. A short drive from the many beautiful beaches of the area, this home comes with a fireplace for chilly evenings. The heart of the town and the marina are just a short drive away where you can find restaurants, a grocery store, and an art gallery among other shops.
Tutukaka beach house with stunning harbour views
Top guest reviewsnice heaters on the deck make outside area usable even if a bit chillygreat views secluded and quiet all the mod cons and a very well kitted out kitchenthere is a nice area of decking with outside seating and overhead heatersloved the en-suite/bathroom in every room
Host:paul was a great hostit is really well fitted out has wonderful views and the owners are lovely to deal withRead more reviewsa very nice and well appointed house in a great location with excellent viewsgood location to go in any direction on any specific daygreat view and close to boat ramp
Tucked away in a beautiful garden, this three-bedroom property is just a short walk from the marina which puts it in close proximity to restaurants, shops, cafes, and beaches in Tutukaka town. The open-plan layout comes with a functional kitchen, three decks including a covered one, laundry, and fish filleting bench. The covered deck also has a barbecue grill for you to cook your catch as the sun goes down. Pacific Bay, Kowharewa Bay, and Whale Bay are all just a short drive away as is Whangaumu Beach.
Driftwood Retreat - Tutukaka
Top guest reviewsA quiet comfortable bach for a group of couplesThe house is well stocked with kitchen equipment and also beddingLovely Bach with plenty of space in the house and outside Very comfortable with everything you need Great value for moneydid mention the beds could be a bit more comfortableOur only complaint is the beds where not very comfortable and the bunks were noisyThe house was very tidy and cleanshhh don't tell anyone ;-]
Host:Short drive to the marinaThe accomodation is nicely presented Its very well equippedAlso fantastic hosts who reply to emails in a timely fashionLovely location suited our extended family met all our expectations and more We would reccomend Driftwood Retreat and we hope to return for longerGreat location extensive views and comfortableRead more reviewsbut if you're not too fussed on that luxury then this is a great house to explore the area from and easily accommodated 7 of us thanksAnd more bays in betweenGreat property in a super location Suitable for a group of friendsThe location was stunning just a short walk to pacific bayThe house is comfortable warm handily located near Tutukaka and close to the beaches
This self-contained unit is perfect if you are not looking for something too luxurious. Equipped with a kitchen and dining area that opens into the bedroom, this studio unit is a short walk from the marina as also restaurants, an art gallery, and some other stores. Most of the beautiful beaches in the area are just a short drive away and the owner of the property can help you out with directions if necessary. The unit comes with heating to keep you warm on chilly evenings.
Perfect setting for a couple
Top guest reviewsthe accommodation was clean and pleasant and the bed was really comfortableRead more reviews
Host:The views of the Marina was stunning and the beautiful gardens made us all relax and really enjoy the weekendThe bach is lovely with all the basics required for a weekend awayGreat place very clean & everything & more you needed for a home from home experience in a gorgeous locationWe chose it for its very reasonable price and great location
This three-bedroom property sits at an elevated level and offers stunning views of the marina and WiFi access. It has an open-plan living area with contemporary furnishings that give it a chic feel. The north-facing open deck has a barbecue for you to enjoy freshly cooked food along with the views. Keep warm on chilly evenings with the fireplace or heating provided. You can also enjoy gourmet meals in the fully equipped kitchen featuring counter seating. Major beaches and water activities are just a short drive away from this beautiful home.
Sea Blue Heaven with WiFi - Tutukaka Holiday Home
Top guest reviewsWe spent alot of time on the deck looking at the waterAbsolutely magical The views were to die forThe deck is the standout - gorgeous views lots of spaces to sit and soak in the harbour views Loved the comfy outdoor furniture for drinking tea and watching the sun come upBach itself is fantastic - very well equipped everything you could want Beds are comfortable and the whole place is clean and cosy LoungeThe house had everything we needed
Host:Great views over harbour very tidy and comfortable house would recommendGreat views over harbour very tidy and comfortable house would recommendWe were lucky enough to have some good sunny winter weather - we loved having breakfast at the outdoor dining tableand I had a wonderful timeRead more reviewswe stayed in winter and it was lovely to snuggle up on the couch with the fire going You still get amazing views from inside the bach
This spacious holiday home with five bedrooms has an open-plan kitchen with a dining and lounge area featuring a piano, guitar, and a selection of books. The laundry facilities are located in the double car garage which also gives you access to the home. The downstairs part of the home can be booked separately depending on the number of people in your group. The marina with its restaurants, shops, and galleries is a short drive away as are the numerous stunning beaches that dot the area.
Tutukaka Dive Lodge Luxury Accommodation
Top guest reviewsWe really enjoyed our stay in Tutukaka and this place was perfect for our large group Everything we needed and plenty of space views from the huge deckhow spacious and clean the lodge was
Host:The house was big warm (has a gas fireplace) heaps of parking and a wonderful big deckDriveway a bit challenging if you have a big trailer boatWe particularly enjoyed the spectacular views andwhen leaving Only negative is that there is a CCTV camera on the deck which we weren't told about and was a bit weird Other than that great place to base yourself in Tutukakathere has been cleaning products left Surely with the price we payed those productsRead more reviewsbut please expect to pay for everythingGreat location and property Piano is a nice touchLocation was beautiful looking out towards Tutukaka Harbour entranceOtherwise we really enjoyed the weekendIn every other bookabach we have stayed in
Make your choice
While Tutukaka is not a big town by any standards, it definitely is big on the accommodation options available! Take your pick of the best Bookabach holiday homes in Tutukaka for a memorable vacation.
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