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Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park

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460 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We had a family bereavement so booked last minute. Warmly welcomed and we had family (all ages)staying in motor homes and self-contained cabins. Management very welcoming and sorted best deals for us.

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Waipukurau, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We stayed in the deluxe motel unit and found it well appointed comfortable and warm. However a small oven would have been a help. We found the staff helpful and pleasant. The park was relaxing and peaceful affording us much need rest

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is the second year in a row we have met and stayed at the holiday park. The communal kitchen is amazing with an great outdoor open fire. We stayed in the deluxe motel unit and they are exetrmely comfortable and warm. My 14 year old grandson had a great time too especially cycling around on the array of go-cart... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

If you are a Top 10 Holiday Park member in NZ or the equivalent Big 4 member in Australia you come to expect a certain standard when staying in these branded parks and for the price you pay. It is a nice park overall, but it is not up to Top 10 standard when dealing with the pokey shower cubicles... More 

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review of our park. I'm so sorry to hear that you were disappointed though. You are the first person to have described our showers as 'pokey', but you will be glad to hear that we are in fact doing a refurbishment of our communal ablutions block this winter, so if you come... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here over Anzac weekend. Stayed in a deluxe motel unit and it ticked every box! Kids lived the playground, games room and especially the ride on bikes/trikes/quads and the hosts and staff and very friendly and helpful!! Nice and warm with heat pump, eco panels and electric blankets. Highly recommend!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Was hard to find to start with but when we did It was night time , the staff were very helpful . There weren't to many people staying in,wondered why? we soon found out I think it was Mozi season they were everywhere . Showers and loos quit a distant away from the powered site we were on .10 min... More 

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing our holiday park. Sorry that you struggled to find us. We're actually working on getting some more signs around town to help people who don't have GPS or access to a map. I assume from your comments that you chose a river view powered site, but we do have plenty of sites that are much closer to... More 

East Maitland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park like setting on the edge of the river. Our motel room was a lovely 2 bedroom unit. Very well furnished, and with very comfortable beds. The staff were very helpful, and gave us directions to a great fish and chip shop in Whanganui in Victoria Street. Like a lot of Top10 Holiday Parks, it's on the outskirts of... More 

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Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We had a fantastic long weekend here with our grand daughter. The grounds are spacious and ideal for children practicing scooter or bike skills in a safe environment. The air pillow was a hit with children of all ages. The crocodile bikes that are available for hire are a nice special treat. There's a bird aviary and a (mostly) friendly... More 

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. Great that you had such a good time with your granddaughter and that she loved the jumping pillow - we find it 's a big hit with kids from 1-81! Sorry you experienced an issue with the wifi - I'm sure we could have sorted that for you if we'd known as we've recently updated... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Great place to stay and Jeannie and her team made us very welcome with good tips on where to visit and eat. The self contained unit was of a high standard, very clean, comfortable and well appointed. Liked the layout of the site alongside the river and enjoyed the aviary feature with Captain and his friends. We found some good... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were in deluxe self contained unit. The unit was great. All boxes ticked. Level of cleanliness was high and over condition of property was good. Really loved the layout of the park. The playgrounds, jumping pillow, trampoline, game room, and the trikes made a wonderful experience for the little kids.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a holiday park in the lower north island of New Zealand, look no further. Rated 4*plus by Qualmark and situated on the banks of the Whanganaui River, this park has everything you need for a perfect holiday. Free Wifi for all guests. Accommodation options to suit every budget: Deluxe motels, serviced self-contained units, cabins & large tent and van sites, some right on the riverbank. Superb facilities include an outdoor heated pool with slide, jumping pillow, 2 adventure playgrounds, bouncy castle in the summer, petanque, volleyball, slack line, hammocks, covered or outdoor BBQ areas, Sky TV, and much more. You can hire trikes for the kids to ride around on, you can hire kayaks to explore the river for yourself, or you can relax in the private spa pool looking out over the river. With a friendly team always willing to help you get the most out of your stay in the Wanganui area, this is more than just a stop over, this is a destination! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park

Address: 460 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $44 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park 4.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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