Perfect Base in Opua for Couples or Families


Entire rental unit hosted by Kerry

  1. 5 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Your home from home, comfy base for exploring NZ's beautiful Bay of Islands. Secluded & quiet.
Less than 10 mins drive to Paihia, 2 mins to the Russell car ferry & 25 mins to Kerikeri, 10 mins to Kawakawa & only a short stroll to the cycleway and coastal path.
Within 20 minutes walk are Opua Marina & Boatyard, Opua General Store & Opua Cruising Club (a great Bar & Bistro).
Our apartment is spacious, clean & comfortable, with large rooms, suitable for individuals, couples, or groups of friends.

The space
The apartment is private (we live in the house above and can help you with anything but we are happy to let you get on with your holiday) spacious, warm, clean, tidy and comfortable.
After a tough day out on the water dolphin watching or touring around our gorgeous part of Northland, come home to a secluded and comfortable, well equipped apartment that has everything you'll need to relax and enjoy your time in Opua..

There is one bedroom configured with either twin beds or one king size.
There is a single/double bunk bed in the rear of the large lounge. (single on top, double underneath.)
All bed linens are provided as well as extra pillows and blankets if needed.

There is free wifi and freeview tv provided as well as jigsaws, books and board games.

The newly refurbished full kitchen has all the equipment you'll need to cater for yourselves. We supply cooking oil, salt & pepper, teas, coffees, milk, fruit juice, as well as breakfast for your first morning

The newly updated bathroom includes shower soap and shampoo and each guest gets their own towel and facecloth.

There is a washing machine in the apartment solely for your use.

There are restaurants in Paihia and the nearby Opua Cruising Club has a welcoming bar and bistro. Guest Membership at no extra charge can be arranged at the Opua Cruising Club for the duration of your stay if required.

What this place offers

Wi-Fi – 24 Mbps
Free driveway parking on premises – 2 spaces
32" TV with Apple TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video
Free washing machine – In unit
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Shared backyard – Not fully fenced
Luggage drop-off allowed

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Where you’ll be

Opua, Northland, New Zealand

We are just 2 minutes drive to the pickup point for many day trips and excursions, 8 minutes drive from the bright lights of Paihia, popular tourist resort in the Bay of Islands. handy for all the boat trips, dolphin explorer trips and parasailing. Golden sand beaches right in town and plenty of bars and restaurants.
The Waitangi treaty grounds are in Paihia and there is a superb new visitors centre where you'll find out all about the treaty.
2 mins drive to the Russell Car ferry - explore New Zealand's first capital, have a drink in New Zealand's first licensed premises and explore the town and beaches.
10 minutes drive from Kawakawa and the famous Bay of Islands Vintage Railway (regular vintage train trips throughout the year). Also in Kawakawa the renowned Hundertwasser Toilets.
2 minutes drive or 10 minutes walk to the newly extended Opua Marina and boatyard, the Opua General Store and Cruising Club are a further 10 minutes walk via the Cycleway at the end of our road, which also takes you down to our hidden beach where you can launch kayaks, paddleboards or small boats to explore the upper reaches of the inlet.
The cycleway now connects the east and west coast of New Zealand, from Opua to the Hokianga. Bicycles can be hired from the General Store in Opua by the day.

Hosted by Kerry

  1. Joined in June 2016
  • 78 Reviews
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Sailor, Biker, Nature Lover


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During your stay

We will usually be around to welcome guests and make sure they are settled in.
We can supply grocery packs - for breakfast, lunches, dinners etc if required. POA.
The first morning's light breakfast is on us.

Kerry is a Superhost

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  • Languages: English, Français
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House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $250

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