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All Year: 2020
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 54390
Region: North Auckland

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Last Updated: July 20, 2020

Kawau Island is one hour north of Auckland by road and then a 30-60 minute boat ride from Sandspit. There are no roads where we live, no shops on the island and access to the island is by ferry or water taxi which costs approximately $29 per person. I maybe able to pick you up in my motor boat depending upon the weather and tides. I'm an Occupational Therapist and work on the mainland a couple of days a week.

The property is sloping up from the water with a high tide jetty and a 10 minute walk to an all tide wharf. It is a pole house with two double bedrooms available for helpers. We are surrounded by redwood trees, NZ natives and there's heaps of birdlife. If you enjoy a bit of solitude, flora and fauna, time in or on the water, bush walks, plus some interesting NZ history, then you will love it out here.

Help is needed with general property work - collecting, cutting and stacking firewood, weeding, maybe some painting and building if you have the skills. Wifi, a landline and some mobile phone coverage is available.

A couple or 2 people traveling together would be preferred.

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