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    Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park

    324 Newhaven Road | Catlins, Owaka, Surat Bay 9585, New Zealand
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    • Excellent78%
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    • Average1%
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    Free Parking
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    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My partner and I stayed here for 4 nights from 30th December to 3rd January 2018. The location is absolutely superb. Surat Bay and estuary is beautiful and secluded. The campsite is small, clean and the new owners are very approachable and friendly. Our only...More

    Thank Janet S
    Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for your kind review so glad that you enjoyed your stay.Sorry about the retro caravan. Unfortunately we had inherited bookings from the last owners so went forward with them. The retro caravan is being taken out of commission after the end of the season....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great place, clean room, warm with a good heater. Close to Owaka (pick up local supplies), Surat Bay has sea lions basking around, owners very friendly and positive, very clean kitchen and showers, it's all very nice and we enjoyed our two night stay. Nugget...More

    Thank Sam B
    Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

    Great location righty by the beach in a secluded spot miles into the countryside, by a huge sweeping bay and undulating hills. A short walk round the beach leads to a favoured spot of a sea lion family that I heard howling in the evening....More

    Thank Peter516
    Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 4 weeks ago

    Wow so glad you had a great time at our campground and the sea lions put on a great show. Sorry about the gale force winds.lol

    Reviewed November 23, 2017

    This lovely small motor camp is right on the far south-eastern coast of New Zealand at the mouth of the Catlin River. The site we were allocated looks straight out over the estuary and on to the wild Southern Ocean. From our motorhome we could...More

    Thank Laurie and Anne A
    Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded November 25, 2017

    Hi Laurie & Anne we are so glad yournjoyed riding the sea lions they take bit to hang onto but you got the hang of it quite quickly lol. So glad that you enjoyed your time with us hopefully we will see you again sometime....More

    Reviewed November 1, 2017

    If you're looking for the ultimate 'get away from it all' campground experience, this is it. The 2km drive from Owaka is stunning enough, then you roll into this little slice of heaven, try to get powered site no 1 and if you're lucky enough...More

    Thank Meg M
    Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded November 3, 2017

    Thanks so much for your kind review so glad you loved the place as we do

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • $46 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Surat Bay
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