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Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Shoal Bay Estate is situated at the southern end of Tryphena harbour, an idyllic spot set in a lovely bay. Val and Francis were welcoming with good kiwi hospitality. We got this through Grab-one and was good value.

1  Thank harvard1078
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had an incredible two night stay. Val and Fracis were great hosts and we had beautiful breakfasts both mornings. Loved sitting round the table conversing with the other guests as well as sitting by the fire to watch the rugby. The room was beautiful...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Stayed for the weekend after getting a deal on grabone. Val and Francis were good host with good knowledge of the island and suitable activities for the kids. The kids loved the chickens, cow, sandpit and toys. The contact with Val before we arrived was...More

Thank EnglishKiwiw
Reviewed 25 September 2015

stayed here fro Easter 2015 with 2 preschoolers and my mum over from Scotland. Val and Francis are amazing hosts, we had an amazing time tootling around the island and enjoying fabulous breakfasts and hospitality. The sand pit and egg fetching from chicken run a...More

1  Thank Ailsa74
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Shoal Bay Estate and Great Barrier Island exceeded my expectations of this island only 25 minutes from Auckland. The owners were very helpful and hospitable and the breakfasts were legendary! We were there three mornings and each morning there were new homemade breakfast delights. Shoal...More

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"We stayed in the upstairs room and we are to come back, we would like to request the ones in the upstairs..."
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"Rooms in the front have the best view of the bay"
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"Enjoy the views and flights."
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"Ask for the "Honeymoon Suite" upstairs - lots of space and a fantastic deck to view the bay."
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