Golden Bay Hideaway

  • Great space for families
  • Quirky building design
  • Overlooking Wainui Inlet and Bay
  • Beautifully finished interior
  • Sunny deck and living spaces
  • Fantastic sunsets
  • Outside hot bath
  • Sleeps six + tent

This fascinating house was started 20 years ago by some of the original ‘Hippies’ in Golden Bay and has recently been restored and skillfully completed. It's a funky and fun design with all rooms on different levels. The house is perfectly oriented towards the sun and views.

The cosy feeling of the wooden interior with indoor/outdoor living and stunning sea and mountain views make it hard to leave this place. You can watch the ever-changing moods of the sea from the lounge, enjoy the sunsets from the large deck or soak in the outdoor tub under millions of stars.

This home is great for family holidays as there is space for everyone.

Facilities

  • Sleeps up to six people
  • Electricity
  • Hot and cold running water
  • Inside shower and outdoor bath
  • Separate toilet building with covered access
  • Radio and CD player
  • Fridge and cooker/oven
  • King, queen and single beds
  • Linen and bedding provided
  • Space for a tent on the lawn
  • Wood stove

What To Do

  • Nothing

    Take a moment… breathe out… and breathe in the quiet.

  • Beautiful Sunsets

    Over the water in winter and the mountains in summer. The weather doesn't matter, it'll be just perfect.

  • Outdoor Bath

    Every guest loves our outdoor baths - what's not to love? Steaming hot water, magical views and a quiet moment to just be.

  • Swim in the Sea

    The clear waters around Wainui Bay are ideal for taking a dip. Or you can simply explore the shoreline.

  • Walk to Taupo Point

    A two hour walk along the coastline from Wainui Bay is Taupo Point pa. Evening picnics at Taupo Point are very special. The beach glows under the fading evening light and the kanuka trees turn a rich, bronze colour which contrasts with the emerald colour of the sea.

  • Walk to Wainui Falls

    Just five minutes from Golden Bay Hideaway. This is one of Golden Bay's must-do short walks. A stunning native bush track along the Wainui River leads to Wainui Falls, the largest falls in Golden Bay - pack for a picnic and a swim.

  • North Park Walks

    Walk the remote northern section of the famous Abel Tasman Coast Track from Totaranui back to Golden Bay Hideaway at Wainui. You'll experience the wild beauty, golden sand beaches and clear waters - without the crowds you might encounter further south. It is a beautiful walk!

  • Kite Surfing

    Having consistent north and north-westerly winds in the main season (September to December) and the still turquoise waters in the lagoon makes it a very attractive spot for freestyle. You can have all conditions in one day, as when the tide goes out there are some nice waves on the main outer beach.

  • Kayaking

    The Abel Tasman National park is a world renowned sea kayaking destination. Golden Bay Hideaway is a perfectly positioned at the northern end of the national park to explore the many beaches, coves and headlands.

  • Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

    There are many days with still waters from December on, and that makes SUPping an awesome experience here. Easily access the many islands and the northern part of the Abel Tasman National Park, exploring its beautiful flora and fauna.

  • Mountain Bike Park

    On-site at Golden Bay Hideaway is the best downhill bike park and jumps in the top of the south island. Lovingly crafted by Amani McIntyre. Bring your bike and get professional instruction.

  • Abel Tasman National Park

    Abel Tasman National Park is loved for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs, and world-famous Abel Tasman Coast Track. With a mild climate and easy access its a good place to visit at any time of the year.

  • Golden Bay

    A destination for travellers from around the world, Golden Bay's attraction lies in its remoteness and proximity to internationally significant conservation areas, such as Farewell Spit, Kahurangi National Park and Te Waikoropupu Springs. This plus its relaxed festival atmosphere and friendly culture mean that the population triples during the holiday summer season.

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The longer you stay the more you save!

Nightly Price Including $100 cleaning fee. Winter Mid Peak
1 night SORRY - NO ONE NIGHT STAYS
2 nights PER NIGHT SAVE $100 –– –– $275
3 nights PER NIGHT SAVE $200 –– –– $258
4 nights PER NIGHT SAVE $300 –– –– $250
5 nights PER NIGHT SAVE $400 –– –– $245
6 nights PER NIGHT SAVE $500 –– –– $242
7 nights PER NIGHT SAVE $600 –– –– $239
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Only available during peak season. All prices are for 2 people (shared bed) and are per night. Prices include cleaning fee. $30/night per extra person/bed..

Pricing table nightly prices are in NZ dollars, include GST and $100 cleaning fee (per reservation). Prices have been rounded to the nearest dollar and final prices may vary slightly.

Minimum 2 night stay - contact us to enquire about one night stays.

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We loved our peaceful stay at the Hippie House. I'll be recommending this place to all my friends and family!

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Travel to Golden Bay

Flights direct from Wellington from $109/person
Rental cars in Golden Bay from $49/day

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Plenty to Do

There's no TV but you'll be entertained all the same.

  • Beautiful Sunsets

    Over the water in winter and the mountains in summer.

  • Walk to Wainui Falls

    Through lush original forest and over a swing bridge.

  • Go Swimming

    The clear waters around Wainui Bay are ideal.

Look at our attractions section for more ideas.

Recycling

In keeping with its aim of fostering a high standard of environmental ethics, Golden Bay Hideaway operates a well organised recycling regime with organised bins - even the bins are recycled!