At Arapawa, there are four accommodation options (Gunyah, School Cottage, Teacher's Hut) and Little Colonsay Beach House to match your particular needs whether it be for a family holiday, a romantic getaway or a group reunion. The Arapawa lifestyle offers a glimpse of an old world New Zealand you will never forget. You won't want to leave our little piece of paradise!

Teacher's Hut

Originally the local Whekenui School teacher's residence, the Hut has a fully self-contained kitchen with a bath/shower and three single beds in the form of one set of bunks and one single bed. With beautiful views of Whekenui Bay from the front verandah you can relax and put your feet up and enjoy our old world Kiwi charm. The Teachers Hut is available either booked on its own or for larger groups, in addition to the School Cottage.

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Sleeps 3
1 x single bunk
1 x single bed
Linen and towels are provided

Tarrif | School Cottage Minimum stay 2 nights
Summer Season (November - April inclusive)
$95.00 per night up to 3 people
Off Season (May - October inclusive)
$85.00 per night for up to 3 people
Off Season Special - Stay 6 nights and get a 7th night FREE.

Dinghy and mooring are included in Tariff. One nights payment confirms your booking. All prices include GST.

BOOKINGS: Please enquire with us direct:

Restrictions | We would appreciate if smokers would smoke outside the house. Thank you for your consideration. No pets please. Please note that if you wish to leave the cleaning to us so you can just head out the door at the end of your stay, an additional $120 will be added to the tariff.

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School Cottage
This special, cosy cottage is located on the grassy flats at Whekenui Bay, Tory Channel. Sleeps 6-7

The homestead is a fully equipped, private and cosy home-away-from-home.
Sleeps up to 10.
Boat or water taxi only access to the island. It takes approximately 35 minutes from Picton by boat.

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