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Bed Configuration:
Queen Size 3 x Queen Size 153 cm x 203 cm
Double Size 1 x Double Size 137 cm x 187 cm
Single 2 x Single 92 cm x 187 cm
Bunk bed 2x Singles 1 x Bunk bed 2x Singles 2 x 92 cm x 187 cm
Sofa Bed (double) 1 x Sofa Bed (double) 137 cm x 187 cm
Single floor mattress 1 x Single floor mattress 92 cm x 187 cm

Prices Starting From: AUD($) 320.00 

Property Description

BEACH SIDE LOCATION, sleeps multiple families, 9 beds

'Apricari' means to embrace the sun for relaxation and pleasure. And that is exactly what you will do here. Wake up to spectacular ocean views and sounds, watch the whales from the deck, hear the black cockatoos and just unwind. Unspoilt beaches, great surf, hiking trails, mountain bike tracks, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, golf, koala art, wine tasting; all within easy reach.

Shelly beach is just 50meters away or a 2 minute stroll. Bartlett or 'little beach' 5 minutes walk, Sharkies 10-15 minutes walk via the headland loop, and Rainbow patrolled beach 10-15 minutes walk. Or hop on a bike or in the car and you are there in no time. Or just simply relax on the verandah, in the garden or on the lounge.

Apricari is a two story house that easily suits two or three families with its 4 bedrooms, rumpus room and 3 bathrooms. With its two levels it is big enough to accommodate up to 10-14 people and yet cosy enough to also cater to 2-4 people. During COVID-19 presence we limit guest numbers to 10 for guests to be able to adhere to social distancing rules

Total number of beds: 9 plus one extra mattrass.

2 Bedrooms with queen bed
1 Bedroom with double bed
2 Bathrooms (master bedroom with ensuite)
1 Bedroom with queen bed
3 Singles rumpus room: 1x bunk bed and 1x seperate single bed
2 Extra singles in rumpus: 1x trundle bed and 1 spare mattress
1x Sofa Bed / Futon (folds into double bed) in rumpus
1 Bathroom

The house breathes good vibes with its modern and comfortable interior style that makes you instantly feel at home. All of today's conveniences are abound (free WIFI, full Foxtel, smart TV's with internet, 3D DVD player, Stereo system, USB charge points, modern appliances, Lavazza Modo Mio coffee machine as well as another drip machine, high quality fresh linen, well stocked pantry for a care free stay. You will find a fully functioning house with proper furniture.
Fresh food and green lovers, please treat yourself to the herb and veggie garden.

Pets are allowed with pre-approval from owner. Dogs to be kept outdoors on verandah, in garden and down stairs in rumpus and garage only. Just chat to me about your needs. The gate in the back garden enters onto the headland reserve which is easy for dogs to stroll around. Great hiking trails are accessible straight from the house to dog friendly beaches.Front garden is not enclosed and opens up to the road.

Large double garage and drive way offers ample space for cars, boat and other fun equipment.

Apricari caters to families only, strict no party policy applies, hence:
No school groups or under 18 groups
No large adult groups
No bucks or hens weekends
Standard check-in time: 3pm
Standard check-out time: 11am

Really big family?
Apricari can also be rented in conjunction with the town house right next door (Akama Vista sleeps 4) to accommodate even bigger families, both properties together can fit 18 people subject to availability

- Extensive ocean views
- Multiple outdoor decks
- Herb and veggie garden
- Luxury outfitted
- Smart TV's, 3D DVD player, Bose sound system

How to reach the property

FROM SYDNEY / SOUTH take the M1 North towards Newcastle/Taree/Brisbane. Take the Kew/Laurieton exit and start following coastal route 10. You will pass through Lakewood (big supermarket on your left), at Laurieton take a left towards North Haven/Bonny Hills/Port Macquarie.
In Bonny Hills when you reach the 50km zone, take a right into Third Avenue, at the end go left (no other choice) in to 4th Ave, first right, another right into Banksia Ave, then first left into Honeysuckle road, the house is the 3rd house on your right.

FROM BRISBANE / NORTH: Take the M1 South til Lake Cathie/Bonny Hills exit, about 30km South of Port Macquarie. Follow the signs. Once in Bonny Hills keep following Ocean Drive, once you pass the caravan park on the top of the hill, take the 2nd left into Jordan Ave. Keep following the road along the headland it goes right and is now called Honeysuckle Road, keep driving and take another right, the house is on your left hand side 4th house.

Safe travels up here!

Points of Interests

* 4 key beaches a stone throw away
* Fishing off the rocks next to the house
* Garden links into headland reserve with (dog friendly) trails towards best beaches
* Crowdy Bay National Park within 15 min drive
* Close to great surf breaks, e.g. Bonny Hills, Middle Rock, Point Plomer, Cresent Heads, Scotts Head
* Extensive garden with edible treasures
* Local surf club 2 min drive / 10 min walk
* Local tavern/bistro 5 min drive. Free courtesy bus available
* Local supermarket, grocery store and fuel within 5 min.
* Bigger supermarkets 10 min drive
* Port Macquarie town and gourmet restaurants 25 min drive
* Golf course 15 min drive
* Billabong koala park 15 min drive
* Timbertown Wauchope 25 min drive
* Three wineries within 10 min drive
* On the koala sculpture art trail, from Port Macquarie to Bonny Hills
* Highland waterfalls and hinterland 30 min drive
* Laurieton local markets (3rd Sun of month) 10 min drive


Security Deposit

To ensure our properties are treated fairly, guests are required to agree to abide by our House Rules by electronically signing our Registration Form regarding a Security Bond prior to arrival. The Security Bond for this property is: 300.00 AUD($) .

Booking Cancellation Policy


We understand things can happen beyond your control. We strive to work towards a satisfactory solution for all and will assess your situation and options available. Our general refund policy:

  • Grace period 24 hours  Cancellations within 24 hours of booking are free of charge for bookings made on our direct booking website*. 
  • Cancellations made more than 60 days prior to arrival incur an admin fee of $100 and any cost recovery charges for third party travel sites.*
  • Cancellations between 60 and 30 days prior to arrival incur a loss of deposit, generally 50% of the total rate of your booking. If we can secure a new booking for the dates that you cancelled we will refund your monies paid to date minus a $100 admin fee and any cost recovery charges for third party travel sites*.
  • Cancellations made within 30 days of arrival are generally not permitted and incur a loss of full payment. If we can secure a new booking we will refund your monies paid minus a $200 admin fee plus any cost recovery charges for third party travel sites and any discounts given to new guests to secure the new booking.
  • * Reservations made via third party on-line travel sites such as Airbnb,, Stayz may incur cost recovery charges for booking fees and commissions that these sites still charge us when you cancel.

  • COVID-19: If government introduces a travel ban, major events are cancelled which are out of your and our control we will assess your situation, automatically rebook you for a future date, and in genuine cases waive all cancellation fees or apply the $100-$200 rule. If you only made your booking recently since the outbreak of the virus you were aware of the risks and in that case we will apply our standard rules.


When booking with us you agree to our house rules. Common sense applies i.e. keep the property tidy upon departure, notify us of any damages, excess (cleaning) charges may apply when rules are not met. We strive towards transparent and fair communication. Please read our full list of house rules and terms that you agree to when booking with us

Booking Modification Policy

Changes? No stress, we are here to help and work with you!

Booking Children Policy

Children are welcome. Cots and high chairs are available free of charge. Please select them as optional items during the online booking process so we can have them ready for you upon arrival.

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