Swap homes with us?

We'd love to hear from you


Rosebud West, VIC, Australia

View of river entrance - Whakatane Rear Entry Small cottage at the end of the house.... Front of house Lounge Room Lounge and kitchen view Kitchen and dining room Dining room and kitchen Kitchen... View from kitchen Study - use of broadband internet, fax etc...  Phone calls within NZ and to Australia free... Bathroom End bedroom / guest area...  Still under renovation... End bedroom / guest area.  Still under renovation... Honda Odyssey.... Recent picture of us in Mildura, Australia



We'd love to visit

We are open to the following

Home swap, Non simultaneous, Hospitality exchange, Long term exchange (6 weeks or more)

People in our family who will be exchanging

2 adults

*** Sorry we have sold our property and are moving to Australia ***

Large family home situated on 2 ha in a rural area about 7 mins from Whakatane. Lifestyle properties with friendly neighbours surround us. house recently renovated.

Whakatane is a great step off point for North Island tourism. Google: Whakatane, Ohope, Rotorua, Tauranga, East Cape, Napier for specific information. 10 minutes drive to beaches. Game fishing area with many charter boats 10 mins away. 2 Golf courses within 20 mins drive.

Whakatane has its own micro climate and has more sunshine hours than most of New Zealand.

Robyn and myself are ex Aussies living in NZ (past 20 years). We have family in Melbourne and Sydney. With cross Tasman fares relatively economic we look forward to seeing our family more. Our time is flexible and we are open to new locations.

In we spent 6 wonderful months on exchange in Vermont USA and are now looking for shorter exchanges.

Sea / ocean, Convenient public transport, Smoke-free home, Central heating, Internet access, Parking, Boating / sailing, Fishing, Convenient for golf, Horseback riding, Scuba diving / surfing, Walking / hiking