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Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

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809 Abel Tasman Drive, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a super campground! Great showers, super clean bathrooms and kitchen, friendly staff keen to help. Everything you need at a campground has been thought of to make your stay effortless. Perfect beach location too

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Nelson, New Zealand
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61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By Far the Cleanest and Most Organised Campground i have ever stayed in. WOW!!! Staff extremely friendly, professional and easy going. Consistent cleaning - incredible. We camped. The cabins/motels look awesome also with incredible beachside views. Pohara beach is incredible. Campground was very busy but still very enjoyable and well managed. And most of the time the beach is so... More 

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Thank Dee20202
p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review and recommend. I have shared your sentiments with staff to there delight. Every year we seem to have soooo much fun and have, and try to create a fun environment with staff and guests all included. Cleaning procedures are conducted frequently and really are helped by guests thoughtful... More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The site facilities are about average for a Top Ten site. It is right on the beach which is nice. They have an irritating pricing policy though. They charged us 47 nzd for two in a tent which is the most we've paid in over two months in nz. Whatsmore, they nickel and dime you - showers are extra and... More 

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Thank Michal R
p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for you review and observations. Yes being absolute beach front is a fantastic position to holiday where many Kiwi memories are made. A mere 50 cents allows for huge water saving benefits for the Pohara area as a whole, as most residents rely on rain water. 100mb is free with the capability of connecting multiple devices however a... More 

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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109 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pohara beach holiday park has pretty much all the amenities you will need next to a great beach which is quite shallow and family safe. PLenty of tent sites, a help reception area with staff who can help book your Golden bay adventures or you ca stock up on leaflets about stuff to do in the area. A store/takeaway shop... More 

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p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Wow what a busy stay you had with lots of exploring. Pleased to hear you were provided with information and booking requirements from our helpful/friendly reception. The campervans at the marina you noticed is a members only site and Ligar Bay and Tata Beach are no camping areas. The Wainui waterfall walk is a new track and worth the visit... More 

Wellington
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week between Christmas & New Year with a family group of 13 people. It is a lovely beach. The facilities are good. There is a good camp store, and a couple of cafes over the road. Takaka is not far away and there is a good supermarket there.

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p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Great to have you stay and pleased you enjoyed what we and the area have to offer. Sounds like a great family get together. Thanks again. More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived to camp for 4 with my 2 children nights at the Pohara Top 10 Holiday Park in early January. When I arrived, I had some pretty serious vehicle issues and the staff (in particular camp manager Brent) couldn't have done more to help me, including driving my vehicle into Takaka to have a new battery fitted. I was... More 

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Thank bowow12
p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Only to pleased to help, anytime. Thank you for your glowing review always welcome. Looked like you had a fun stay with family and friends. Already looking forward to your next stay. Have a great year. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very large, spacious campsite with really good facilities. Ys you do have to pay 50c for a shower that last about 6 minutes but this means it’s hot, powerful, clean and tidy. In fact I’d prefer to pay 50c at all campsites if it meant the showers were as good as at Pohara beach. The lady who checked us in... More 

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Thank EandR22
p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Really pleased you found us, stayed and enjoyed what is on offer and took the time to review. Park development is on going as you noticed. December, Feb and March are awesome times of the year with a bit of extra space and deserted Beach. As you found our area is well catered for with convenience store, café/restaurant and bars... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We only stayed one night as we were touring in a camper van however we were super impressed with this holiday park. Its located right on the beach and when we were there just before Christmas, there was plenty of sites available. The staff were friendly and helpful and its close to cafes and restaurants. We had a powered site,... More 

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p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Fantastic review thank you so much and pleased your stay was enjoyable. Pre Xmas is a fun time as you found. Cleanliness is important to us and I have passed on your comments to all staff thanks again from us all at Pohara. Plan B is a local favourite restaurant/café pleased you found them in our immediate neighbourhood. Hope to... More 

Mangawhai, New Zealand
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95 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Our ensuite cabin was the best! Right on the waterfront, and also handy to facilities. We only stayed for one night, and would have liked longer. Lovely and peaceful at this time of year (November) with good dining choices. Interesting area to explore too.

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Thank PatriciaJoy
p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your outstanding review. Our ensuite units are very popular and there location only metres from beautiful Pohara Beach makes for a great experience as you found. Hope to see you again one day, enjoy your holiday it was a pleasure to host you. Best regards More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

They charged me for for almost anything you can possibly imagine. From linens to timed showers. I paid more to stay at this Holiday Park than a proper hotel in Nelson. The Cabins are tiny and I often felt claustrophobic but I must say at least they were clean. At night there is a lack of proper lighting around the... More 

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Thank Javi202015
p0hara, Owner at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank for choosing to stay with us. I'm saddened to hear that we did not meet your expectations as regard to lighting, I have checked all light bulbs both inside and outside where the backpacker cabins are fitted with one main light and a light over each bed. I can only assume that lighting may be an issue on a... More 

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