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Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Kiwi bach on Banks Peninsula. Reopen in Sept 2016.

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of this Little River holiday house

Bach or holiday home, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 8)

Relax under the 100 year old walnut trees or find a private picnic area.

The Love Shack is a perfect hide away close to Christchurch. Hidden in native bush beside the Okuti River you can escape the rat race for $75 (for up to 3 people/night).

The Kowhai cabin is part of The Little River Campground in Okuti Valley, a sheltered spot close to Christchurch and Akaroa. Sleeps up to 8- from $110 for four.

The campground has four cabins including 'Kowhai' our family sized cabin and 'The Love Shack' suitable for a couple but can sleep a family as well as powered and campsites all set next to the Okuti River. If Kowhai is booked we may well have something else available, so please get in touch. The kids you will love the in-ground trampoline and water slides. There is also a small swimming hole and 5 hectares of native bush with walks from 10 minutes to one hour. The Manaia Native Habitat is part of the property and is covered in native trees such as Totara and Matai and a mighty 450 year old Kaihikatea (White Pine). Wake to the dawn chorus of bellbirds, shining cuckoo, wood pigeons and fantails, to name a few.

Known as 'The Gateway' to Banks Peninsula Little River has something for everyone. Rail trail, beaches, cafes, art gallery and craft station. Travel time is only 45 minutes from Christchurch City and you do not need to go over any hills to get here- so if the kids are complaining, 'are we there yet?', you can say, YES.

We are 4 kms to the Little River Rail Trail, 30 minutes to Akaroa and 20 minutes to Tumbledown Bay, a safe, clean, sheltered beach. Magnet Bay is one of the best surf spots and is 20mins from the campground.

Special conditions:

To be discussed at time of bookings. Dogs allowed on agreement with management.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Bookabach (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english

What makes this house unique

Mudslides, swimming hole, rail trial, beaches, cafes, art gallery, surfing, walks, MTBing.



Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Little River, New Zealand

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Flat Rate
28 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rate applies for up to 3 people. NZ$15.00/adult and NZ$10.00/child for extra occupants.   
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Little River, New Zealand

Property Type:
  • house
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 large double bed
    middle room - 1 child bed
  • DVD Player
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis