Available all year through enquiry

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No pets allowed

Smoking outside only please

Experience a true taste of the sounds and enjoy this remote holiday. Take in the views of the Tory Channel and Cook Strait and watch the Interislander ferries as they come and go

(Gunyah is on the same property as School Cottage and Teachers Hutt and the three can be rented together or separately)

Search for dolphins- or whales in the wide blue sea yonder




Whekenui, Tory Channel

50 minutes by boat from Picton


Boat access only

House type:



13-14 people


Family, couples


Seasonal:  Nov- April: $300/night/5 people

Extras $22/person

Off peak June/July/Aug- enquire for rates


All year round


Situated at the entrance of the Tory Channel

Own dinghy and mooring

Large private white sandy beach

Large flat section with lawns

Fantastic views out the Tory Channel entrance into Cook Strait and of the ferries coming and going

Pig hunting up the back of the property can be arranged through enquiry

Walks up and around Arapawa Island with great views out over Cook Strait and the Sounds

A 4 wheeler can be hired, through enquiry only

Pet eels in the river to feed

Historical DOC site, the whaling station, is a short walk away



Master bedroom: Double bed and a single bed

Bedroom 2: 2 sets of single bunks to sleep 4

Additional: Fold-out bed

Additional: Cot

Queen bed and 2 sets of bunks

Shower, toilet

Small kitchenette

Small deck

Pillows and duvets provided

Linen and towels also provided


Great views from the house

Older style house, but well kept and tidy


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