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Āwhitu House at Āwhitu Regional Park


COVID-19 Alert Level 2 – Accommodation information

Holiday parks and the Waiheke Backpackers Hostel are open for bookings with COVID-19 alert level measures and protocols in place.

Baches, campgrounds and lodges are open from 10am Monday 8 March 2021.

We will be reinstating our standard cancellation and amendment rules under Alert Level 2. Customers wishing to cancel or amend can do so online via their MyAuckland accounts.

Customers who have not started their planned stay over Alert Level 3 (28 Feb-6 Mar 2021 inclusive) that have not amended or cancelled these bookings will require a manual refund for the nights affected, and we will advise if details are required.

If you haven't received cancellation communications, please email regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.

Āwhitu House, built in the 1930s, sits just inside the entrance of the park and five minutes walk from the waterfront. The main bedroom features french doors which open onto a small deck at the front of the house.

Āwhitu Regional Park has a:

  • working farm and historic homestead
  • plentiful walks and mountain bike trails
  • pōhutukawa fringed tranquil swimming bays
  • long sandy beaches.

Alerts

Help protect our kauri trees

We have closed large sections of the Waitākere Ranges to prevent the spread of kauri dieback.

When you visit our parks you need to clean your footwear and equipment to avoid transferring disease from one area to another. For more information see Protect our kauri trees.

Brook Road, Awhitu

Directions and access

The house can only be accessed during park opening hours.

Turn left up the driveway to the rangers depot - the driveway is on the left of the depot. You do not need an access code for the gate at the house.

See more about Awhitu Regional Park access information.

Availability and prices

Maximum number of people

6

Maximum stay

7 nights

Check-in time

2pm

Check-out time

12pm (noon)

Summer, weekend and public holidays

$146.00 (GST inclusive)

Winter weekdays

$92.00 (GST inclusive)

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Booking information

Bookings can only be made six months in advance for baches. Availability refreshes at midnight daily.

Find out about booking changes and cancellations, and booking if you are under 18, on How to book accommodation.

Bedrooms

  • Bedroom one: one queen bed
  • Bedrooms two and three: one set of king single bunks and one single bed in each room.
You need to supply bed linen, blankets, duvets, sleeping bags, pillows, towels, tea towels, food, mosquito repellent and personal items.

Amenities


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Water

Gravity fed roof water supply.

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Power supply

Standard domestic power supply.

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Kitchen facilities

Fridge/freezer, stove, microwave, toaster, kettle, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery provided.

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Toilets and bathrooms

One bathroom with bath and toilet, shower in laundry.

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Heating

Electric column heaters are provided. Stack fire place with wood supplied in winter.

Rules


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Animals

Dogs, other animals and pets are prohibited at all times.

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Cleaning

You must keep the house and surrounding site clean and tidy during your stay, and when you leave.
To protect against COVID-19 please clean all utensils, crockery and surfaces on your arrival and departure.

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Rubbish

Rubbish bin in the house, please take all rubbish and recycling with you when you leave. If you are staying for any length of time please check with the ranger regarding rubbish disposal.

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Overnight vehicles and tents

You may not stay in tents, campervans, or camp in vehicles around the house.

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Fires

Fires prohibited at all times.


Information about the park


Map of Āwhitu Regional Park


Report a problem

Report a non-urgent problem at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/report-it. Call our regional parks team on 09 366 2000 to report an urgent problem. Email general enquiries and feedback to regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.