Three day home base

With Portage Hotel closed until October we’re seeing a dramatic increase in bookings for those walking or biking the Queen Charlotte. Track. They’re also taking advantage of our “Covid Winter Special” which runs until the end of August. Currently there are limited accommodation options at Portage Bay, but we can help! We’re just a 15 … More Three day home base

Lockdown Bubble

It’s been a bit of a bonus for us to share our lockdown bubble with Daniela and Jan from the Czech Republic. They were on a working holiday around New Zealand when the Covid-19 virus struck and put a stop to their travels. We previously found them on “Kiwi House Sitters” and they had stayed … More Lockdown Bubble

Splendid Isolation

Now that the corona virus (COVID-19) has hit the world we’ve suddenly had a few spaces open up in our booking calendar! But all is not lost…. and in fact it’s a great opportunity for anyone in the country already. Especially if you need a bit of time in splendid isolation, we’re the perfect place … More Splendid Isolation

Tiaki Promise

We’ve signed up to the Tiaki Promise! Which is a commitment to care for New Zealand, it’s people and place for now and for future generations. Everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it. The promise has been developed by Tourism NZ along with the Department of Conservation and others … More Tiaki Promise

Space for yourself

The entire cosmos can sing to us with the voice of a wild flower. -Thich Nhat Hanh, “Inside the Now: Meditations on time” (2015) We’re happy to have now listed on Book a bach This listing is for the entire space so visitors can have the whole place to themselves. So no need to share … More Space for yourself

First review

We’ve had our first guests in the Yurt, a lovely groups of friends from Australia and England. Caitlan left this as her impression of their stay…. THIS PLACE IS AMAZING. We had such a wonderful time at Ian and Kate’s Yurt, the place is incredible, the best views I’ve ever seen! Their hospitality was even … More First review