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Nikau Hut, adventurous family getaway

SuperhostPepin Island, Nelson, New Zealand
Private room in hut hosted by Danielle
4 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 private bath
Clean and tidy
6 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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92% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Take the hike over the hill top of Pepin Island and be mesmerized by the magnificent views on both sides of this incredible farm landscape. Follow the walk down and find Nikau Hut nestled amongst beautiful native bush. An ideal adventure and escape for families or fishermen, with plenty of fresh air and tranquil nature. Try your luck at a catch from the accessible fishing rock near the ocean, while enjoying the stunning views of Delaware Bay.

The space
Check out our website www.pepinislandfarm.co.nz

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY
Keep in mind that this is a hut and is a small space inside but plenty of space to be outdoors!
What is included:
- Bunk beds and sleeping bags for two
- Fold out sofa bed for two
- Hot water shower
- 2 hob gas cooker
- Outdoor deck and seating area
- Lawn for camping $20 per person after hut is filled.
- Kitchen & cooking essentials
- Bedding & towels
- Tea & coffee

Requirements:
- Medium-hard walk 40-60 min
- Children under supervision
- Sleeps four
- Camping options available for $20 per extra person (must bring own gear)
- Supply your own food - however there are options below for food services (with further costs and advanced notice. Prices on enquiry)
Food services:
- Grocery order. Just send us your detailed list and we will have the groceries up at the hut ready for your arrival.
- Cheese assortment platter. You may choose from a range of local Nelson-made cheeses to be set up with some crackers, and other nibbles at the hut for your arrival.
- Light breakfast, providing muesli, milk and some seasonal fruit. This will be set up at the hut for when you arrive.

You must also realize that a certain degree of fitness is required for you to be able to walk over Pepin Island as there are steep parts on the walk.

Farm tour package includes:
- Dog demonstration in mustering sheep
- Sheep shearing
- Morning tea
- Extra costs apply

If you want a lift to the hut we have 4WD lift option for $40 one-way.

Please message in what you would like and we'll make it work for you!

Guest access
We have 3 huts on the Island and they all are very private and in significant distance apart from one another. We ask that you do not explore more of the Island than what is mentioned on the map for the sake of other guests privacy in the other huts. Further explanation will be provided on arrival.

Other things to note
Just another reminder, that it is approximately a 60 min walk with a few steep hills.
You must bring:
- Appropriate footwear
- Food unless you've chosen to have groceries delivered
- Personal clothing
- Warm clothing
- Rain jacket

*Huts are closed in September to mid October due to lambing season.
Take the hike over the hill top of Pepin Island and be mesmerized by the magnificent views on both sides of this incredible farm landscape. Follow the walk down and find Nikau Hut nestled amongst beautiful native bush. An ideal adventure and escape for families or fishermen, with plenty of fresh air and tranquil nature. Try your luck at a catch from the accessible fishing rock near the ocean, while enjoying the stunn…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds, 1 sofa bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Essentials
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Pepin Island, Nelson, New Zealand

We are 30 min drive from Nelson City. Cable Bay Beach is the boulder bank joining Pepin Island to the main land. The Island is private so it is peaceful and quiet for guests staying in huts.

Hosted by Danielle

Joined in December 2016
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Hi, I'm Danielle, I am married, I have a daughter and son and I live on Pepin Island, near Nelson NZ. I am a tourist manager for Pepin Island sheep farm where we host guests on farm tours and luxury hut stays.
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
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