Room rates:

2018 NEW YEAR SPECIAL: 5 nights for $1050, only between Jan 8- 19 2018 (saving of $420).

All prices quoted are NZ dollars, include GST and are payable in full at the time of booking.
Longer stays are welcome.  Additional nights are $155-$185 when more than 2 nights are booked.

  • PEAK ( 1 November- 31 March): $210 per night.
  • OFF PEAK (1 April- 31 October): $185 per night.
  • XMAS & NEW YEAR WEEKS: 5 day minimum applies due to high demand. Longer stays will be given priority. Email us to confirm price before you book.
  • Direct bookings only: These rates apply to direct bookings. Rates for bookings via third parties may differ. Book directly through us to access the best rates.

2 steps to book:

  1. Use the Book now button in the top menu bar (or the check availability) buttons to check dates.
  2. Pay to confirm booking or email us for an invoice.

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    Payment options (New Zealand guests)

    • Secure online payment (preferred) by clicking the check availability button above
    • Electronic transfer – using account details we will send you, direct from your internet banking
    • Paypal – using your Paypal account or Credit Card
    • Email us to confirm dates and request an invoice to pay


    Payment options (International guests)

    • Secure online payment (preferred) by clicking the check availability button above
    • Paypal -using your Paypal account or Credit Card
    • Email us to confirm dates and request an invoice to pay
    • Cash on arrival

Special: 3 Nights for the price of 2:

Stay 3 nights and the third night is free. Just email us to confirm dates and for an invoice.
(Conditions: Off Peak time of 1 April- 31 Oct, must include weekend, but excludes Statutory weekends and Public Holidays).

Availability calendar:

Check below before booking (or email us for a quote).

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Bed and Breakfast

Includes lodging and ingredients for your full continental/cooked breakfast.
Provided in the fridge (for first 2 mornings), for you to prepare at your leisure.
No early wake up calls! Rate for 2 adults.
Per night – Peak season (1 November- 31 March) $210
Per night – Off-peak season (1 April- 31 October) $185
Weekly rate (contact us for quote)
Rate per Extra Adult $35
Breakfast cooked for you, delivered to you at a pre-arranged time   (per person) $10

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TRANSPORT available, (we are here to help).

Arrival (Includes transfer from Auckland International Airport, and drop off at Bush Sand and Sea) $96
Departure (Includes transfer from Bush Sand and Sea, drop off at Auckland International Airport) $96


Muriwai-Te Henga (Bethells Beach) walk
(part of the Hillary Trail)

Price per walk. Includes drop off at Muriwai beach (30 mins drive) and pick up from Bethells Beach.
Free if you stay more than 2 nights.
 Muriwai-Bethells Transfer (all year round) $50


Gift Certificates Available

Give the gift of relaxation to your friends or loved ones. With no time limit, they can fit their escape to Bush Sand and Sea into their busy schedule. Note: subject to availability of course!Gift Certificates – Available now!

Hillary Trail Package

Are you thinking of walking all or part of the Hillary Trail but wondering how you are going to get dropped off and picked up?  Are you looking for somewhere secure to park your car?  Are you looking for comfortable accommodation at the end of your day in the bush?  Bush Sand and Sea will be happy to help.   Email or phone for more information.  Lyn and Alan 09 8109 584  (+64 9810 9584).

Campervan Hire

Do you need to hire a car or camper? We recommend local and established Wendekreisen Travel. They are one of the top rental companies in New Zealand and are family-owned. For over a decade we have heard positive feedback from guests who have hired both cars and campers through them. Click below to check availability or to talk to their team.

Book direct with Wendekreisen here.


Payment Methods

Bookings are confirmed once paid in full.  Simply purchase using the buy now buttons above, or email us for an invoice for your stay.

Click the Check Availability button above to book using our secure payment gateway. We can supply Paypal invoices, payable by credit card or Paypal account if you prefer.

  • Using our secure payment gateway by clicking the Check Availability buttons on each page
  • Paypal: Secure online payment via Paypal now available! This is best for overseas Guests.  Just email us for details.
    Kiwis, please use online banking or ring to discuss options.
  • Bank electronic transfer: Bank electronic transfer is secure, private and using your internet banking, fast.  Please email us for account details.



Our Cancellation Policy is fairly standard, may vary according to length of stay, refunds will be applied at Owners’ discretion and applicable conditions clearly shown on your Invoice.

Bookings Via Third Parties………..Please note that other payment and cancellation conditions may apply to bookings made through third parties such as on line travel agents.

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