Guest accommodation

We are conveniently located in Waimauku – the gateway to Muriwai & the Kaipara Harbour – 30min northwest of Auckland. The area features a range of bush & dunes tracks, stunning Muriwai beach with its great surf, black sand and gannet colony. Beach, dune & forest horsetrecks, 4WD adventures, treetop climbing or mountain biking for the adventurous in Muriwai and Woodhill. Visit boutique wineries and Hallertau Brewery, take a cruise through the Kaipara Harbour, enjoy the area’s stunning wildlife – unwind and relax.

We had excellent ratings from our visitors from all over the world and we are constantly striving to become better.

Please have a look at our reviews on the various booking platforms.

Wonderful stay, great hosts and full breakfast! Hosts were always available whenever needed, even offered a lift to the venue. Definitely recommend to anyone wanting to get out of the city to explore NZ country life.

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The studio

The purpose built studio type accommodation is warm, double glazed throughout, modern and spacious plus comes with free WiFi access (via our VDSL connection).

It features a bedroom with a queen size bed, a bathroom with toilet/shower and a lounge with TV with Apple TV and a DVD/Blueray player where you can watch your favourite movies and series on Netflix. It also has a quality Danish fold-down sofa-bed, really comfy and none of those soft feel-every-spring-type sofas. The sofa is suitable for up to 2 young children.

We can offer a complimentary cot or an extra mattress (extra charges apply – please contact us with your requirements for a quote).

The TripAdvisor® GreenLeaders™ program accepted as a Platinum Level GreenLeader.

The studio offers tea / coffee making facilities and a fridge – no cooking facilities.

The studio accommodation offers the opportunity to retreat and relax, or to join in and spend some time with us. Breakfast is offered in the common dining area.

Please note:

  • No smoking
  • Not suitable for pets (we have too many animals around for that)
  • No parties or events Awards 2020: 9.5/10 Awards 2020


Rates are for 2 adults, include continental breakfast and are listed per night in NZ$ incl GST
Extra adult $25 | extra child $10 | under 2’s stay free (using existing bedding)

1 May- 14 September
$150 (first night) | $130 (2nd night onwards) | Weekly rate $800

15 September – 31 October
$160 (first night) | $130 (2nd night onwards) | Weekly rate $850

1 November – 30 April*
$160 – minimum stay 2 nights | Weekly rate $950
* Holiday rate applies 21 Dec-8 Jan

21 December – 8 January
Holiday rate – minimum stay 4 nights
$180 per night | Weekly rate $1100