Skipper's Haven - Opua Holiday Home

Broadview Road, Opua, Bay Of Islands

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  • 8 People
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Smoking
  • Wifi


Positioned just a few minutes from Opua township, this light, well equipped holiday home has views to die for, but are far better experienced in person.

The 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom open plan holiday home is the perfect setup for families or friends alike. Natural light floods all areas of the house and the overhanging deck is perfect for any occasion.

Picture yourself sitting on the gorgeous deck enjoying a cold drink, surrounded by bush, looking out towards the ocean. With the beach just minutes away you're never far away from a spot to cool off and relax.

Each of the four bedrooms are modern, spacious and light. You're also only a 10 minute drive from Paihia and the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds. As well as being just minutes from the Opua car ferry and a 10 minute drive into the famed Russell township.

Views, location and space. You can't get better than that. Make your holiday one to remember at Skipper's Haven.

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom (Level 1): 1 King Size Bed
  • Bedroom (Level 1): 1 King Size Bed
  • Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Pull out bed, 1 Bunk Bed
  • Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Single Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Bath, 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Linen available at additional charge

Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the 'Extras' section during your booking.

Special Conditions

Please note that the driveway is not suitable for boats or large vans unless four-wheel drive.


  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (shared)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Garage
  • Hair dryer
  • Heater (fan)
  • Heater (oil)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Parking (on-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
  • Wood supplies
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Guest reviews for Skipper's Haven

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Stayed April 2022

This holiday home has a great view, quite location, wonderful big deck, great kitchen and tidy rooms. There's six of us, more than enough space for everyone. A bit tricky to find the house as we turn into the wrong road the first time and second time at night. But no problem once you remember it. Only few minutes to Paihia. We all enjoyed our stay. A big thank you to the owner and Bachcare for a great holiday.

Stayed March 2022

Lovely quiet property to get away from everything with everything you need a real home away from home

Stayed February 2022

Such a great place to spend a weekend in that area. Beautiful house, well equipped, quiet location, lots of rooms, two clean bathrooms, large deck with astonishing view. I would definitely recommend to stay there with children.

Stayed July 2021

Skipper's haven was really lovely. Great views, great space, well equipped. We stayed there in winter and with the fire and heaters it was toasty warm. Beds super comfy too!

Stayed May 2021

It was an awesome experience and stay. The taste of the owner is exquisite in each and every thing and just loved it. Very spacious. Bach is in Serene environment yet close to Paihia Center.Would love to come again!!

Stayed April 2021

Skippers Haven was a great location for exploring the Bay of Islands and was well suited to our group of two families with kids.

Stayed February 2021

Lovely property nestled in the bush close to everything and yet isolated enough to enjoy the nature and birdsong

Stayed January 2021

Modern house, generous size rooms, large deck with superb views, surrounded by lush green outdoors

Stayed October 2020

Photos really are true representation. Loved this 'no fuss' approach from this Property Manager. Messaging was timely and up to date. Recommend a stay. Our favourite was the deck, the smell of nature each night and the views across the valley to the waters. Thank you Bachcare - we'll be back

Stayed July 2020

Great house, lots of room, lovely bush setting.

Stayed July 2020

Beautiful home with a huge, clean bathrooms and nice, comfortable beds. The fireplace was a bonus on cold wintery nights.

Stayed February 2020

Dramatic location, warm spirit and lovely fittings and furniture with lots of room for our roopu of five.

Stayed February 2020

Great stay, heaps of room for all, the view in the mornings were refreshing and relaxing. Quiet place away from busy Paihia.

Stayed December 2019

Check in was easy and the house is fantastic! Nice quiet location with great facilities.

Stayed October 2019

Private and relaxing setting.

Stayed October 2019

Nice tidy home - Thank you

Stayed October 2019

Great Property for a large family. Clean, and convenient location hidden amongst a forest setting.

Stayed February 2019

Great place to stay, just beware of the mozzies!

Stayed February 2019

This place was tucked away in the forest just as we had hoped, with beautiful stars and a glimpse of the sea and vast views over the Paihia area. As you might expect in such a remote location, the gravel access to the paved driveway was indeed difficult to navigate - steep and with large gutters running through the middle, but we managed. The ants also came to visit us - in the dishwasher and master toilet, perhaps request a pest spray before your arrival. BBQ was a tiny bit rusty and the burners were covered in grease, so we didn't use it. Otherwise, place was tidy, beds were comfortable, plenty of pillows and games and kitchen utensils. And the Bachcare staff were fantastic and extremely helpful. Highly recommend them.

Stayed December 2018

Lovely spacious Bach, private, great views

Stayed April 2018

A great property and good location if you have your own vehicle. We were a group of 7 and the accommodation was plenty big enough for us all to stay without feeling over crowded

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