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Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park

5960 Russell Whakapara Road, Russell 0272 New Zealand
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#4 of 19 Specialty lodging in Russell
One of the few places in New Zealand where you can have close encounters with kiwi and weka in their natural environment. Affordable accommodation options in a picturesque setting. From privately situated fully self contained bungalows through to cabins for families and couples, the accommodation at this award winning Holiday Park features decks to make the most of the relaxed indoor/outdoor living opportunities of a sunny climate. Choose your own spacious powered or unpowered camp site and enjoy facilities which include a swimming pool, playground, outdoor games, fish smokehouse, BBQ areas, campfire, a free information and cruise/tour booking service and free boat parking. An enviro gold and four star Holiday Park and a central base from which you can explore Russell and the Bay of Islands. Adjacent to the Russell walkway and the Bay of Islands Full Circle Day Walk. Conveniently located to the Cape Brett Track, Te Araroa and the Kawakawa/Kaikohe cycle trail.
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Simsy22 wrote a review Feb 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand38 contributions9 helpful votes
Our family stayed here over the long the weekend in a tent as well as a family cabin with kitchenette. The facilities were so clean and organised. Kitchen was really well stocked - they even had a blender! We liked the composting and recycling. Kids facilities were fantastic - pool, playground and grassed areas all safe and well maintained. The rooms had everything you’d want, bathrooms were really clean. Honestly the loveliest and most helpful staff made the experience amazing. They noticed we were struggling to get our babies to sleep in the afternoon heat so brought us a fan! Good location and heaps of choice for styles of accommodation. Really happy campers here! Do yourself a favour and stay here.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
UppsalaGal wrote a review May 2019
Waitakere City, New Zealand11 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed here on our visit to Russell - all the staff were very friendly, the whole place was clean and tidy, and we both loved the location right next to a swamp. I went for a walk along the track and saw the signs concerning protecting kiwi, and people here must be doing a great job of predator control and educating dog owners, because we heard kiwis calling fairly regularly through the night. I bought something yummy from the food caravan, the guy running it was friendly and lovely, and the food was great. This is a lovely place to stay.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Room looking out at the swamp is fantastic.
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ALMA ROSE S wrote a review Jan 2019
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We were a big group having our annual camping. Campsite is spacious, with outdoor swimming pool, complete kitchen utensils (very generously provided with dishwashing liquid) and clean toilet. The staff are very friendly esp. the owners. There is a kiwi trail for the kids and walking tracks for adults nearby. Its also conveniently located near town so can easily drive if you need something. The serenity of the place is great where you feel closer to nature with all the kiwi birds humming at night time. Its also good that you can see recycling bins and information about reducing carbon footprints and caring for the kiwi birds. Only need to improve is the other toilet (there are x2 main toilets) as can't work out the hot shower by pulling the string. There are instructions though. Other than that we really enjoyed our stay and can't wait to be back again next year.
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Date of stay: January 2019
melandalanrosario wrote a review Jan 2019
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions3 helpful votes
Great campground for groups , clean facilities and great pool, new owners have done improvements with more to come, the birds are a bit to friendly , had to chase the chicken out of tent a few times. Would definitely stay again. Great base for day trips or just laze by the pool
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
ChrissieW132 wrote a review Dec 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand35 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed in the Bach for 4 nights and the the actual facility bore little resemblance to the online description. Even being Christmas was severely overpriced at $129 a night for not much more than a cabin using communal ablutions with $2 per shower - altho linen provided, and sink with cold water. The tv was a 12 inch screen that had lousy reception and had to be viewed standing up. Next time we'll book a house for similar cost.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park
Which popular attractions are close to Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Nearby attractions include Waitangi Treaty Grounds (3.9 miles), Pompallier Mission and Printery (1.9 miles), and Flagstaff Hill (2.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include Terra Restaurant, Third Wheel Coffee Co., and Tipsy Oyster Tapas & Bar Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Russell --Orongo Bay Holiday Park?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.