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Thornton Beach Holiday Park

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Pool & Beach (6)
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If your looking for somewhere just a little off the beaten track, but still within 5mins of great Country Cafes and shopping - Book a holiday with us and experience our award winning hospitality. Thornton Beach is situated between Whakatane and Matata in the BOP. We are closer than Ohope for many visitors and offer a New Zealand beach holiday with heaps of fun for the whole family. We have many campsites available and various types of accommodation to suit all needs and budgets. The views from our Holiday Park are spectacular. Whale Island is in front of you and New Zealand's only live marine volcano White Island can be seen in the distance. The ocean beach stretches out at the parks doorstep and the Rangitaiki River is also metres away. With panoramic sea views and known for its great catch, Thornton Beach is a fisherman's haven. Land based anglers can surfcast towards Whale Island, or you can launch the boat at the boat ramp which is only 200m from the park and head out to sea. Thornton Beach is lovely and quiet. But besides peace, tranquillity, safe swimming and great fishing, there are many more activities and attractions in the area of Thornton Beach Holiday Park.
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We stay here regularly. The river mouth is brilliant for the kids to swim safely, and there are lifeguards on the beach for more safe swimming. The camping ground is so clean and safe for families and the kids riding around on their bikes. Glen is awesome, going above and
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This was our second time stayed at the park, Christmas period, stayed for a week with 7 church families. So far it’s the best one, staff are friendly and helpful, Glen is amazing! Early in the morning until late at night, busy in keeping the facilities clean and tidy.
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Great camp sites, large generous areas, room to move & for kids to play, bike and throw balls. Awesome beach & the estuary to swim in if wind is blowing on shore, water items to hire. Bikes/trikes to hire for a change of activity, great jumping pillow. All ablution areas clean,
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A large family renuion over Xmas for five nights . The owners were very friendly and accommodating with our requests. The motel flats are lovely. Perfect place for a runion as we all had our own accommodation and and facilities, but could meet as a large group at our motel.
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Glen is such a legend! Met us on the way in to show us where to camp and then came back later to check on us and make sure we were happy. Nice and spacious camp area, facilities are all clean and close by, fun little additions like quiz night made it feel more like a community,
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"Campsite, flat and easy to use facilities. Short walk to beach, 2 or 3 minutes. Great care taken of guests."
"good quiet place to stay"
"Tourist Flats are EXCELLENT! If you are travelling with others in campsites, request #1 as it is closer to the road down."
"motel is great"
$60 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionWhakatane
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