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4 North Island Pet Friendly Stays!

Trying to organise a holiday that includes your furry family member can be hard! Good news is pet friendly accommodation options are growing. And with a focus on domestic tourism for the foreseeable future, hopefully more accommodation providers will begin to offer pet friendly accommodation.


Here at Paws Passport we love to travel and we want to encourage and support people taking holidays with their pet. To do this we’ve reached out to Pets Can Come Too, a Kiwi organisation listing pet friendly holiday accommodation across the country. There are some great rates available so if you’ve been thinking about taking a holiday in our own backyard, now’s the time! Here are some of our favourite listings for the North Island.


Carex Gem

Ohakune

Located in Snowmass village, this property is just a 5 minute walk to the local shops and restaurants! Spend your afternoons in the spa pool, relax and take in the scenery. This modern escape has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. Whether you’re interested in the national park, the mountain or just relaxing; this is a great place to base yourself.


Prices range from $186-$648. However, the most expensive rate currently listed for this year is $516. Nights for Winter are around the $400 mark and this drops to about $200 from November. You do need to pay an extra $23 to bring your pets with you.


Tareha Tides

Napier

This contemporary accommodation offers glimpses of the ocean from the front deck. Read a book, sip your coffee and enjoy the fresh sea breeze. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 4 people. Whether you’re looking for a base to explore Napier and the surrounds or a place to chill out and relax this has you covered.


Prices range from $179-$499. You do need to pay an extra $23 to bring your pets with you. From now until November, the per night price is just over $200. So if you’ve been thinking about checking out the Art Deco capital of NZ, now’s the time!


The Jewel of Kerikeri

Kerikeri

This accommodation is absolute waterfront! Enjoy the sparkling waters of the Kerikeri inlet from just about every room. Take advantage of the provided Kayaks, walk to the local tennis court or fire up the BBQ! It’s easy to see why this place is called the Jewel of Kerikeri.


It has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 6 people. Prices range from $225-$469. You do need to pay an extra $23 to bring your pets with you. From now until November, the per night price is around $225.


Te Moana

Waikanae, Wellington

Fancy a walk to the beach? Well it’s only 3 minutes away! Waikanae is a laid back, coastal town about an hour North of Wellington. Take the train to the Capital or stay in Waikanae and enjoy the local cafes, cinema and wetland. Waikanae is a perfect place to relax and unwind. There are also plenty of walks you can do in the area.


This accommodation has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and can accommodate up to 7 people. Prices range from $170-$427. From August to the end of November, most nights are $170. You do need to pay an extra $20 to bring your pets with you.


Interested in travelling in the South Island with your pet?

Check out our South Island article sharing some fabulous pet friendly stays.

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