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Pohue PurePod

Port Levy - Banks Peninsula

Surround yourself in the rolling hills of New Zealand at the Pohue PurePod, a uniquely private cabin overlooking the historic Port Levy bay.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
from £330 per night

How to book...

Pohue PurePod is owned and managed by Stephanie Hassall.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Stephanie Hassall.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • Escape to the New Zealand bush and away from the hustle and bustle.
  • PurePods are environmentally-friendly with solar panels supplying light and heat.
  • Look up to The Monument, situated between Purau and Port Levy.
  • Watch the sunset from the Acropolis, a nearby rocky outcrop.
  • Head across to the historic village of Akoroa to swim with dolphins or go sea kayaking.

  You should know...

  • Access to the PurePod is not suitable for people with limited mobility.
  • Breakfast and dinner packages need to be ordered in advance.
  • There is a 25-30 minute nature walk from the carpark to the PurePod.
  • Check-in is from 3pm and you need to make sure you arrive with enough time to reach the PurePod before dark.

  The Detail...

Found by driving the scenic route around the Banks Peninsula and past the Charteris Bay and Diamond Harbour, the exact location of the PurePod will only be discovered upon booking. After parking up guests then follow the winding walking track through the bush and rocky outcrop known as the Acropolis up to their dwelling.

One of a number of PurePods across the country, this is the newest having only been built in December 2017. With glass walls and sliding doors on three sides and a glass ceiling and floor, these environmentally-friendly properties are the perfect romantic getaway.

The PurePod incorporates a bedroom with a large, comfortable bed, a living area, a kitchen with gas hob and all essential cooking and eating equipment, a bathroom with shower and toilet and an outdoor deck and barbecue. Guests are invited to bring their own supplies, but there is also dinner and breakfast packages available made from fresh local ingredients, from cheeses to bread, salmon to marinated steak.

Combining luxury with sustainability, solar-panels provide electricity and heated water for a minimal carbon footprint. Those staying will be completely off the grid and able to get back to nature but in luxurious surroundings, with WiFi having deliberately not been installed to be away from the hustle and bustle.

The Pohue PurePod has a wonderful location allowing you to gaze up at The Monument behind, or down towards the bay. Located in isolation with true peace, quiet and tranquillity, guests can sit out on the deck and simply take it all in.

Of course the more adventurous can get out into the countryside, with the Acropolis outcrop just a short walk away and perfect for watching the sunset. There are also many hiking trails on the nearby Banks Peninsula. or there is the historic French and British village of Akaroa, with its bars and restaurants and also opportunities to swim with the dolphins or go sea kayaking.


Essential Features
  • Heating
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking


  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Wildlife

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Christchurch International Airport 65 minutes 50 km



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Pohue PurePod is owned and managed by Stephanie Hassall.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Stephanie Hassall.

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