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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Kiwi Cottage, which on their website is advertised as cute and retro, so I expected that. An old Formica table was the only retro thing we found. The cabin was adequate, the bed comfy but horrid peeling paint on the ceiling and a bare lightbulb in the bedroom aren't good enough for the price charged. You... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This holiday park is set in a beautiful setting beside the Whanganui River. The proprietors were great with handy recommendations and even made sure I would be picked up while away for the day. Needed to replenish my campervan and needed the laundry etc. A restful experience. Good facilities.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I spent 2 nights here in a cabin. Cabin was small but clean and tidy with a new slat bed and was very comfortable and cheap. Was given extra blankets when I checked in as they thought it might be a chilly night. I last stayed here about 14 years ago and booked it without realising I had been here... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had to make last minute changes to our booking and they were really flexible about it. In a great spot on the river, very clean and tidy. Really friendly and helpful hosts who gave us some good tips on places to visit nearby.

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Thank vickybird2016
Banff, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Phil and Helene are fantastic hosts. More than willing to go out of their way to make you stay pleasant and enjoyable. We stayed 4 nights as a non-powered camping unit. We were having battery issues with the campervan and Phil was kind enough to offer a battery charger, extension cord and plug in adapter for our use. MUCH appreciated.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

What a lovely spot on the river. An older but Very tidy camp with spacious sites and facilities that were clean and tidy. The added bonus is the garden where campers can help them selves to veges and herbs which is sited near the very clean kitchen. Great playground if you have children.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Lovely situation for a tent. River close by with a lovely swimming hole. Great communal facilities with a herb and vegetable garden people are invited to use. Nice bbq and kitchen with plenty of utensils, cleaning materials.

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Adjacent to main road and railway line which can be noisy. On riverside with walks. Only 2 showers for each sex to serve the whole site, but with new bbq area and adequate kitchen. Friendly hosts. Sufficient for overnight stay.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for just one night. The campground is a bit far out from the city and you can hear the train all the time. You get used to though. The crickets where really loud the whole night, but nothing which disturbs you from sleeping too much.The facilities are good and it has a bbq as well. Nothing amazing... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

This park is a little secret! Lovely setting by the river under established trees. Fresh herbs were a welcome addition to our dinner. We stayed at the Kiwi Cabin, which is best described as retro. Lots of space, with beds for seven, this cabin is very comfortable. The beds are just right with good pillows to enjoy a good nights... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4km south of Taumarunui, situated beside the mighty Whanganui River and bordered by a native bush reserve, this is where your Ruapehu District adventure starts! An ideal base for fishing the many local rivers and kayaking the Whanganui River, the start/finish point for the renowned Forgotten World Highway, and only 35 mins north of Tongariro National Park and Whakapapa Ski Field. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taumarunui Holiday Park

Address: 487 Totara St | P O Box 446, Taumarunui 3946, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Taumarunui
Price Range: $12 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Taumarunui Holiday Park 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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