Russell is a great place to chill out, or wander around the various local historic sites. Visit the Museum or Pompellier House, to the Church with bullet holes from the Maori wars and on to the Flagstaff on Flagstaff Hill chopped down by famous Hone Heki. Enjoy the view from Flagstaff Hill looking across to the Waitangi Treaty grounds.
The beach is very safe for children and swimming, Or sit back and enjoy the great view over the ocean.
Walking distance to the Russell township is approximately 20 minutes - just follow the path passed the camping ground into the village. Or in your car it will take five minutes.
Enjoy a coffee break at one of the local cafes or dinner out at one various eating places. Dining in, there are barbucue facilities provided.
Fish off the rocks, or off the wharf.
There is a smoke house if you are into fishing and interested in smoking your catch.
Take on board one of the many trips available in the township to see the Bay from the water and learn more about the history of Russell.
The golf course at Waitangi is merely a boat ride away or a take boat ride to Pihia to wander the shopping centre. From here you can walk to the Waitangi grounds.
For the more adventurous you can take a day trip to the Cape - self drive, or take the bus that goes along 90 mile beach. Enjoy a picnic lunch stop at one of the beaches along the way. There is a beautiful bay with toilet facilities first road on the left as you leave the cape.
Or a shorter day out trip is to Kerikeri which takes approximately one hour each way. Here you can visit one of the many roadside stalls and pick up fruit and veges at local prices. Lunch at the local vineyard - take the road to the airport at the Kerikeri round about..
The beach house is self catering so you will need to take your own linen and towels, but arrangements can be made for overseas guests where this is not possible.
Long beach Russell is a great spot for families and adults alike.
Guests are required to supply their own bed linen and towels
Entry 2pm Departure 10 am
No tents permitted.
No more people to stay than there is sleeping accommodation
Smoking allowed outside only.
We requests guest leave the beach house clean and tidy
NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);