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From beautiful seaside campsites to historic lodges and great kiwi baches, there are plenty of places to stay. Make the most of your parks experience by staying the night.
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Restored farmhouse which was part of a farm originally owned by the Craw family. The deck offers pleasant rural views to the west coast. A great place to relax and unwind with walking tracks a short drive away.
Keddle House, located above remote Anawhata Beach is a solar-powered bungalow with particular heritage value. It was built by Walter and Sally Parker in the 1930s.
New impressive and modern farm homestead, with a large open-plan layout on the eastern side of the park, looking over Takahe Creek; and views out to the Kaipara Harbour.
Awhitu House, built in the 1930s, is located just inside the entrance of the park and five minutes walk from the waterfront. Awhitu Regional Park offers a working farm and historic homestead.
Te Kuiti Cottage
Located on the stunning Umupuia Beach nestled below Duder Regional Park - Te Kuiti Cottage is a 85 year old cottage only metres from the water.
Accommodation for up to 10 people with the bonus of a private wharf a short stroll away, this is an affordable option for a group of couples, families or tramping groups.
Glenfern Cottage is a quaint three-bedroom cottage, used as the nurses' station during WWII. This fully restored cottage is set among manicured gardens and lawns within the Sanctuary and provides the perfect base for other island tramps and activities.
Barr Cottage was built by Bill Barr between 1935 and 1940. Materials were reused from the original Barr cottage of the late 1880s, which once stood alongside.
Baileys Cottage is a small, traditional bach on one level with two bedrooms, a shower room with toilet, main living area and an open plan kitchen. All facilities are up to date and modern.
Big Bay Bach
Big Bay Bach is located on the eastern side of the peninsula that encloses the Mahurangi Harbour. It has a beautiful sandy beach and the bach is located in a clearing surrounded by cabbage trees and pohutukawa.
Ferguson House is a standard two bedroom bach with a large living area. All living areas and bedrooms have a view of the Mahurangi Harbour, and the bach has a large deck with expansive views.
Vine House has four bedrooms, bathroom and open plan living, with the kitchen and dinning areas opening onto a covered deck.
Coldham Bach has an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area opening onto a small deck, overlooking the beach and Scandrett Bay.
Graham Bach has an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area opening onto a deck. The deck and front bedroom overlook the beach and Scandrett Bay.
Moonlight Bach consists of two separate buildings spaced approximately 10m apart. The main building is an historical wooden structure, renovated and decorated in the 'classic kiwi bach' style.
The Tapapakanga bach offers extensive views across farmland to the distant Coromandal Range.
Tāwharanui Bach has a kitchen/dinning area, with a separate lounge, three bedrooms and a bathroom containing shower, toilet and sink.
Paturoa is a spacious bungalow a short distance from popular Titirangi Village. The house looks across Waitakere parkland, enjoying spectacular panoramic forest views to Paturoa Bay.
Waitawa Bach overlooking Waitawa Bay, has distant views across to the Coromandal Ranges. Beach activities, walking, mountain biking tracks, fishing, relax under the large pohutakawa tree or even a round of disc golf ~ Waitawa has plenty to offer.
Open plan living and kitchen area, with two bedrooms and bathroom off this area. Covered deck out from the lounge looking up the Puhoi Estuary, and one bedroom with access from the deck.
Schischka House is a large farm homestead on the waters edge, with a good size kitchen and dining area, large living room and five large bedrooms. The bach has wheelchair access via a wooden ramp.
Wenderholm Beach House
Wenderholm Beach House consists of a galley kitchen, central living room, a large sunroom/dining room on the sea side and three bedrooms, all with access off the living room.
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