Te Manaaki, holiday home in the Bay of Islands

From $267 / night

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  • Studio
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Villa

Te Manaaki is a superbly appointed fully furnished holiday home, ideal for families or small groups who enjoy a self-catering holiday. The views over Russell village and the bay are simply stunning and the shops, cafes, restaurants and beachfront are only a few minutes' walk away. For guests who love the outdoors, the Bay of Islands is a marine playground, a fisherman's paradise and a bushwalker's dream, all at your doorstep to explore. For those who would enjoy New Zealand's early colonial history, Russell and the nearby Waitangi are steeped in the history of the earliest European settlement and of Maori- European contact.

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Te Manaaki, holiday home in the Bay of Islands
Russell, North Island, New Zealand

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Te Manaaki is situated within easy walking distance of Russell village, its shops, cafes, restaurants and beachfront. The Bay of Islands is a real marine playground and so, swimming, boating, sailing, surfing, fishing, parasailing, scuba diving, kyaking etc are all at your doorstep in Russell. Cruises around the many islands of the bay and dolphin watching are popular activities. Those who prefer to be on the ground will enjoy bush walking or cycling. The wonderful beaches and kauri forests of the far north are also available to those holidaying in Russell.
Many staying at Te Manaaki prefer to sit on the decks admiring the view of the bay and the often stunning sunsets.
As one of the earliest capitals of New Zealand, Russell is steeped in early colonial history and, in particular, the stories of the first contacts between the indigenous Maori people and the European settlers. The site of the 1840 signing of the Treaty between Maori and Europeans is just across the bay at Waitangi, a place well worth a visit.
For steam train enthusiasts, a restored train runs during the summer months at nearby Kawakawa.
It is advisable to travel to Russell by car, as this gives you the greatest flexibility to access the many holiday activities available. There is ample off-street car parking available at Te Manaaki. Those flying to the Bay of Islands will arrive at Kerikeri airport which involves a 25 minute taxi ride to Paihia. A passenger ferry service operates from Paihia to Russell, a trip taking only 15 minutes. The ferry terminal at Russell is a 5-10 minute walk from Te Manaaki.

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation

What's Nearby

Fishing nearby, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Tennis courts nearby, Water sports nearby

Nearest beach, 0.2 miles
Nearest shops, 0.1 miles

Getting There

Nearest ferry port, 2 miles
Nearest airport: 30
Car is recommended


Last updated on June 28, 2014
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Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in NZD)

DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Dec 20 - Jan 9, 2015
Christmas-New Year
$387$2,7125 Nights
Jan 10 - Jan 31, 2015
Peak January
$340$2,3812 Nights
Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
Peak February
$340$2,1442 Nights
Dec 18 - Jan 9, 2016
Christmas-New Year
$387$2,7125 Nights
All other dates
$267$1,6812 Nights
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Rental fees

  • Fees for additional guests may apply.

Optional fees

  • Optional departure cleaning fee | $172 per stay

Additional notes from the owner

A departure cleaning fee of $200 is optional. Otherwise guests are expected to leave the home tidy and much as they found it.


  • Alarm Clock
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • A/C or climate control
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Iron
  • Central heating
  • Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
  • Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Ocean or water views
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Stove or Oven
  • Stereo or CD player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garden
  • Deck
  • 6 Dining chairs
  • 8 Lounge chairs
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - over five
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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