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Westport/Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a proper kiwi style accom in the heart of Fiordland. Forget the flash hotels at Milford and the DoC camps, THIS is the bomb! Perfect for winter, no people, hot showers, a nice big log fire in the lounge and good hosts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This was probably one of my favorite places we camped for our entire 2 week tour in New Zealand. There are of course the caveats you've probably read about pertaining to the electricity and the hot water in the showers, but that aside, this place was cool. The owners have a big sense of humor and there are jokes all... More 

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Chandler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed there one night with a Stray group, AJ and his wife were great hosts, the wood fired hot water cylinder provided perfect hot water, very hot!. If you want 4 Star hotel accommodations don't stay here and complain. Don't be a sissy, enjoy the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

I researched this place prior to arriving in NZ and couldn't wait to get here. You need to know what to expect as with previous reviews you could be disappointed if you have 5* expectations but we didn't and we loved the place. Sadly the heavens opened with biblical amounts of rain fall (well to us Aussies it was epic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Wow. Wow. Wow. This place is totally off the beaten track and as you drive down the incredible scenic dirt road to get there you are taken back in time. It's a small camp made up of a handful of small huts reminiscent of the days of when men worked hard logging or building. The huts all have a fireplace... More 

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Leeds, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband booked this as it was close to Milford Sound for a trip the following day. We have done quite a bit of camping back in the UK so I wasn't put off by the basic accommodation. The cabins themselves are as you might expect - basic. If you are already camping or travelling in a motorhome you might... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Absolutely adored this place. Our fellow bus travellers were quite turned off by the lack of electricity and other travel comforts but tucked away in the valley this place was one of the best out of my whole trip to New Zealand. Would strongly recommend the short river walk (though make sure it doesn't get dark, trail isn't marked too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Staying at Gunn's Camp was definitely an escape from reality. It's writhe with history and has heaps of charm, including the woodfire warmed cabins and lights out at 10pm rule! It all makes for the best stargazing I've ever seen, with more Milky Way skies and shooting stars than ever. Staff is cheerful and helpful as well, checking in on... More 

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stopped at Gunns Camp as a "pass through" visit on the way back from an organised coach trip from Te Anau to Milford Sound. We drove for a few kilometres down a forest lane and stopped for about 30 minutes at the camp to look around. The camp is set beside a crystal clear stream and in a very... More 

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De Haan, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Friendly proprietors, reasonable price (for tenting), and lovely surroundings, as you are in the middle of the woods and right beside the river. Lights do go out at 10, which seems reasonable, as they generate their own energy. Lovely hot showers, nice big lounge with fireplace and screens to keep the sandflies away. However, it would have been nice to... More 

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Additional Information about Gunn's Motor Camp

Address: Hollyford Valley, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Also Known As:
Gunn's Motor Camp Te Anau, Fiordland National Park
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