Nikau Hut, adventurous tranquil getaway


Private room in hut hosted by Danielle & Hayden

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 private bath
Danielle & Hayden is a Superhost
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Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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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 a small family 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
Keep in mind that this is a hut and is a small space inside but plenty of space outdoors!
What is included:
- Fold out sofa bed for two
- Hot water shower - unless raining for few days, solar hot water would be limited.
- 2 hob gas cooker
- Outdoor deck and seating area
- Kitchen & cooking essentials
- Bedding & towels
- Tea & coffee

- Medium-hard walk 40-60 min, steep hills
- Children under supervision
- Sleeps 2
- Camping options available for $20 per extra person (must bring own gear)
- Self-catered unless food services enquired in advance:
- Grocery order: Just send us your detailed list and we will have the groceries up at the hut ready for your arrival $40 + receipt amount.
- Cheese assortment platter $60
- Light breakfast, providing muesli, milk and some seasonal fruit $10pp/morning. (cheese platter and breakfast services are on hold now due to covid regulations).
- Hut shop items at the hut: Proper crisps, chia sisters drinks etc. items priced.
- NEW: Nelson-made Aroha chocolates, box of 6 mixed truffles or box of 4 hearts all different flavours. Order in advance because we only order on demand so they're fresh! Perfect surprise treat for someone special!

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:
- Maximum 5 people
- Dog demonstration in mustering sheep
- 4WD tour around Island
- Sheep shearing
- Morning tea
- Enquire for price

If you want a lift to the hut or baggage taken over we have 4WD lift option for $60 one-way.

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

Where you'll sleep

1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Bay view
Ocean view
Free parking on premises
Private patio or balcony
Long-term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

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 & Hayden

  1. Joined in December 2016
  • 474 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Hi, we're Danielle & Hayden and we live on Pepin Island with our 3 little kids, near Nelson NZ. We are the tourism manager for Pepin Island sheep farm where we host guests on farm tours and luxury hut stays.

Danielle & Hayden is a Superhost

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  • Language: English
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety practices apply
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Cancellation policy