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“Lovely peaceful place to holiday” 5 of 5 stars
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Bay of Islands Holiday park
Puketona Rd | Paihia, Paihia, New Zealand   |  
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Ranked #19 of 23 Paihia B&B and Inns
Whangarei, NZ
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“Lovely peaceful place to holiday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

With so many RVs on the road these days, it’s great to review a great camping ground. Bay of Islands Holiday Park is an ideal stop-off point if you’re visiting Paihia and Kerikeri. The park is only a few minutes from Paihia, set in tree-studded surroundings with the Waitangi River running alongside. The park has powered and unpowered sites, cabins, motels, well equipped kitchen, excellent shower and toilet facilities, swimming pool and kids’ playground. We have stayed here several times and consider it to be the best in the BOI region. It’s also handy for touring, boating, golf and so on. The managers are knowledgeable about what’s to do, they’re very friendly and helpful and their staff keep the park spotlessly clean.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We have visited this site for many years using the camp grounds and cabins (budget cabins through to a small house). It is a spacious site by a lovely river. The amenities are clean and well maintained (laundry, cooking, playground, swimming pool).
The people working there are welcoming, give advice on local events and are clearly committed to keeping the site at its best.
It is located 7km out of Paihai and Kerikeri is a little further the other way. This is a perfect hideaway base location to explore the Bay of Islands.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

We were apprehensive of staying in this holiday park at first because of its distance from the town centre. It was such a lovely spot though - very quiet and spacious with nice views of the river from the motel unit. The location was also handy for exploring this part of the Bay of Islands since it was on the way to Kerikeri and not far from Waitangi. The cottage itself was large and was more like a small house than a motel unit. It was also well equipped with full oven, cutlery etc. The kids playground was also great.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

A really nice and lovely camp ground near the river.
Clean faciltities - lovely swimming pool - neat playground - flying fox.
We stayed in a gorgeous 2 brm fully self-contained lockwood cottage with a nice huge balcony and had our own patio furntiure incl umbrella to use!

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Bay of Islands Holiday park

Also Known As:
Bay Of Islands Holiday Park Paihia
Address: Puketona Rd | Paihia, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a large tree studded park along side the Waitangi River.Safe swimming in river and kayaks to hire. We offer a range of accommodation from well-presented tourist flats to cabins and plenty of level powered and non-powered sites, for tenting and campervans and caravans. We cater for large school groups with our simple but comfortable cabins.Central location allows your to enjoy the best of all the activities the beautiful Bay of Islands has to offer with a 10 minute drive to Paihia or Keri Keri.We have wireless internet and are pet friendly (sorry no pets in tourist flats)We also have holiday homes in central Paihia please inquire for more information. ... more   less 

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