Boutique railway carriage
accommodation in Okaihau, Bay of Islands

Welcome to boutique accommodation in Okaihau that’s just the ticket for your perfect holiday in the beautiful Bay of Islands region.

At Okaihau RailStay, we offer all the comfort and style of superior accommodation combined with the unique charm of two authentic vintage New Zealand railway carriages and one custom-built first class carriage.

While you are enjoying classic living from a bygone era, you nevertheless benefit from all the modern conveniences. These include a separate building styled on the original Okaihau Railway Station which houses a kitchenette. You also get an awesome shower and old style pull chain toilet, FREE WiFi and ample space to play outdoor games on the spacious lawn.

Plenty to see and do

Situated in the heart of the Far North, Okaihau RailStay is surrounded by beautiful Northland farmland and bush.

The Twin Coast Cycle Trail is right across the road while Kerikeri with its restaurants and shopping is an easy 30 minute drive away. Paihia and Opua (with the Russell ferry) are a little further on to give you access to all the charms, attractions and activities this historic and popular region has to offer.

So if you are looking for a memorable holiday break with a difference, your carriage awaits at Okaihau RailStay!

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“The theme of the rail is fantastic and the detail is great. Everything was neat and tidy. Thoroughly recommended.”

– Peter Orton

“Truly unique in NZ with a high quality fit-out and facilities with everything catered for. Can’t recommend it highly enough.”

– Kevin Glover

“Everything about the place was immaculate. We cant wait to go back.”

– Gary Heaven

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