Okains Bay, Akaroa


Contact Judy & Kerry Thacker

Ph (03) 304 8621

1048 Okains Bay Road
Okains Bay
Banks Peninsula


$140 - $170

Okains Bay, Akaroa


Photos of Kawatea


Property Description

Escape to the beauty and tranquility of the country. Enjoy a unique holiday experience in a gracious historic homestead set in beautiful mature gardens, and surrounded by land, farmed by our family for five generations. Kawatea is an elegant, carefully renovated home, built in 1900 from native timber's the house features stained glass windows, handcrafted furniture and much olde world charm.
Explore our 1500acre sheep and beef farm and feed the pet sheep. Observe birdlife on the estuary or walk along the scenic coastline to secluded swimming beaches and a seal colony. Learn about Maori culture and the life of early settlers at the acclaimed Okains Bay Museum. Visit Akaroa with its French influence, cafes and galleries. Golf, Kayak or cruise the Akaroa harbour to view Hector Dolphins.
Join us in the evening for creative country fare from our garden whilst sharing experiences with fellow travellers.
We have been providing farmstays since 1988, and offer thoughtful personal attention and friendly hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere.
Directions: Take Highway 75 from Christchurch through Duvauchelle. Turn left at signpost marked Okains Bay. Drive to the top of the Bay - we are 6km downhill on the right.


B&B Details

Type: B&B & Farmstay
Email: Email this host
Phone: (03) 304 8621
Fax: (03) 304 8621
Beds: 3 Queen
2 Single
Total 3 Bedrooms
(1 Queen/Single with Ensuite, 1 Queen/Single, 1 Queen)
Total capacity for 6 guests
Baths: 1 Ensuite
1 Guest Share
1 Private
Bath, Shower, Separate Toilet
Tariff: Double: $140.00 - $170.00
Single: $90.00 - $170.00
Children: by arrangement
Dinner: $40
Breakfast: Full (Continental + cooked)
Nearest Town: 18 km N of Akaroa
Pets/Children: Children welcome
Facilities: Internet Available
Smoking: No smoking on property
Payments: Visa/Mastercard




Reviews: 3 reviews

"First stop of our trip, very informative about local history, maps, pictures and brochures about local and South Island activities. Very friendly and the meals were delicious."

Mary Ann Gerry, 01/04/2007

"Outstanding. Meals were delicious, the rooms were lovely."

Virginia & Peter, 10/02/2005

"We were made to feel part of the family and the sheep farm - spacious rooms and in particular, wonderful big evening meal with other guests. No suggestions."

Charles and Frances Clark, 25/01/2005