The Barefoot Shack Beach House

Great Mackerel Beach, New South Wales



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Breathtaking 1950 original fibro beach shack, metres from secluded beach and lovely river. Experience the wonder of a small beach community and the sounds of nature. Dogs welcome. Large entertaining spaces, three outdoor tables, fire pit. Full pantry supplies, and linen. One minute to the beach, a magical holiday away.

A short ferry trip across the water from Palm Beach NSW and you arrive in a secret paradise, Great Mackerel Beach in the Ku-ring-gai National Park with amazing views of Mackerel Beach, Pittwater, Barrenjoey Headland, Palm Beach and beyond.


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Things to know

child-friendly pet-friendly

Pricing $325 for 6 people max.

Travel on the ferry and you are in paradise. The barefoot shack has multiple entertaining areas with two large outdoor decks and two living rooms. There is a large master bedroom with a pillow top king bed and plenty of storage. The second room has a pillow top queen bed and two king single bunks. There is a lovely deep double shower in the inside bathroom and an outdoor fresh water shower outside for an after beach refresh. The linen is all supplied as well as big beach towels and fluffy bath towels. We supply movies and music and books with lots of space for relaxing. There are also two large boxes with games and a picnic hamper for a beach meal. Outside there are bikes, water toys and croquet and cricket. Laze in the hammock by day and snuggle by the outdoor fire out by night. There is a BBQ with gas supplies and four large outdoor tables to enjoy with friends.

Also included: Clothes dryer, Coffee maker, Dishes and utensils, Dishwasher, Hair dryer, Microwave, Foxtel, Playstation 3, Wheelbarrow, Knacks, Paddle boards, everything you need to have the perfect holiday.

It's a non-smoking place.


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Cancellation policy


Guests must cancel 7 days before check-in / workshop start time at the latest and is then entitled to a full refund of total tariff.


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