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Self contained Waterside Apartment Otago Peninsula

Boatshed - harbourside view from balcony.
7 reviews
Boatshed - harbourside view from balcony.
Evening light.
Looking North  towards Quarantine Island.
Our Bay.
Side entrance.
Queen bedroom.
Down by the water in front of Margate-by-the-Sea.
Valley walk to Harbour Cone.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Dunedin, Otago Region, South Island
Margate-by-the-Sea offers a rare opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Otago Peninsula from the privacy of a self-contained 2 bedroom apartment with spectacular harbour views - all to yourselves.
Our central location on the water's edge in Turnbull's Bay is just 20 minutes from Dunedin City. Bird watchers can enjoy wonderful displays of flying, wading & feeding seabirds from the comfort of the spacious living area, queen bedroom or balcony.
The spectacular view is centred on Quarantine Island which can be visited by boat from the University of Otago's Marine Aquarium wharf just 10 minutes drive away, while the surrounding hills frame wider views of the Otago Harbour. If the weather is inclement this ever changing scenery can be enjoyed from the warmth and comfort of the self-contained apartment.
Albatross, penguins &am...
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About the Owner, Robin B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Oct 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
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Excellent - based on 7 reviews
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
English first
German first
English first
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017
person found this review helpful

Great self contained apartment with huge views out across the bay. This apartment on the Otago Peninsula is a great base to explore Dunedin city, albatross, penguins and beaches. Relaxing to sit and watch the sea, wildlife and boats - the apartment has everything we needed and Robin and Ian were very helpful and friendly.

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your holiday at Margate , Bill & Jane. Good luck with future plans!


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Lynne D
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
people found this review helpful

We stayed at Margate-by-the-Sea for 6 nights at the start of a four-week holiday in New Zealand and couldn't have been more pleased with the accommodation. Robin and Ian were very welcoming and the apartment was everything you would hope for: clean, well-equipped and warm (it was winter!) The view across the bay was beautiful and ever changing with the...

Shawn A
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
people found this review helpful

One of the best places we stayed in all of New Zealand! Such amazing views, near to wildlife, 20 minute drive to the city, etc. We cooked in the great kitchen, and they even let us use a little fruit/veggies from the garden in the back (thank you!). I would highly recommend this to anyone who likes wildlife, and doesn't...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    2 Twins
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R 1 385
R 1 385
R 9 695
A$1 050
29 Mar 2018 -
1 Apr 2018
1 night
R 2 031
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Breakfast Provisions $8 per person per night
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About the neighbourhood
Margate-by-the-Sea is right on the harbourside of the Otago Peninsula and directly opposite beautiful Quarantine Island with its native bushwalks. Just 20 minutes drive from Dunedin City and 20 minutes drive to the Albatross Colony, Penguin colonies and wild white-sand beaches of the Peninisula. We have offstreet parking plus bus-stop right on the corner. There are numerous bush & hill walks - step outside the door, walk up a short valley and climb Harbour Cone to experience a magnificent 360 degree panorama of harbour, coastline and ocean. And 10 minutes drive to the stunning Hoopers Inlet to experience wonderful wading & flying birdlife - various gulls, oyster catchers, pied stilts, terns, spur winged plovers, banded dotterels, black swans, white-faced herons, various shags... more
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