The Bay Walk




  • First have a look at our availability system and check that your preference dates are still available. Note that you will need three free nights to participate to ”The Bay Walk” Hiking Special.
  • Next step is to access our online booking system to fill-in your booking request
  • We will immediately reply to your request and confirm your reservation by e-mail.
  • Due to high demand for our accommodation during the summer months we advise that you make your booking as far in advance as possible.


  • Your booking is secured on receipt of a 25% deposit per participant. Payment to be made within 7 days of booking. The final balance needs to be paid 30 days before the start of your Hiking Special.
  • This payment can be made either by:
    • Credit card (Visa or Master card). Please forward your card details by phone or e-mail.
    • Cheque: The Bay Lodge - 36 Bay Vista Drive - 7183 Pohara (Takaka) - New Zealand
    • Direct bank transfer: Golden Journeys Ltd - Bank of New Zealand Takaka.
      Number: 02-0764-0008061-000. Ref.: ‘The Bay Walk’ followed by your name.
  • Child prices apply to children aged 13-16 years inclusive.
  • All rates include 15% Goods and Services Taxes.
  • Price setting for ‘The Bay Walk’ Hiking Special is on a per person base and valid till June 2014

Group size

  • We can accommodate maximum 7 participants on our Hiking Specials split over three en-suite bedrooms.
  • Due to the level of difficulty of the tracks and our accommodation standard we can’t accept children under the age of thirteen.
  • Our minimum of walkers per Hiking Special is four. However we will do our best to fit in two walkers, especially in the low and mid season.

Cancellation Policy

Because of the intimate size of our accommodation, cancellations affect us greatly. Where possible we will try to help you rescheduling your Hiking Special.

  • In case of a final cancellation, the following fees will apply:
  • No charge for cancellations up to 30 days to reservation date
  • Cancellation between 7 and 30 days of arrival date: 50% of the total cost of your reservation
  • Cancellation within 7 days of booking date: No refund


We reserve the right to alter prices, times, itineraries and transportation options due to unexpected circumstances.


Golden Journeys Ltd will not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, accident or delay which may arise.

Wellington Break Away

Capital residents looking for the perfect ‘Weekend Break Away’ can fly in with Golden Bay Air from Wellington on Friday evening and fly out on Monday morning for the start of a new working week.

We’re looking forward meeting you all in our walking paradise!
Know that the real experience is so much better…

Warm regards,

Sonja & Filip Rasquin

Walking coordinators

Our Special includes:

  • Three nights deluxe accommodation
  • Private Suite with en-suite
  • Welcome drink & introtalk
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Fresh linen & towels
  • Daily room service
  • Trail guide & ordnance map
  • All track transfers
  • Free use of swimming pool and spa
  • Unique nature & wildlife
  • Free wireless internet
  • Secure car park
  • Rejuvenating massage (1/2 hour)
  • Walking Certificate

Info & Price:

  • Duration: Three Nights/Four Days
  • Season: 01.10 - 31.05
  • Single or double occupancy
  • Price: from $730 per person

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