Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park

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Russell's only holiday park centrally located in historic Russell.

Welcome to our family friendly holiday park located in central Russell, New Zealand's first capital and European settlement. You'll discover fascinating history at every turn, along with significant heritage buildings and historic sites. Russell and the beautiful Bay of Islands is a holiday paradise unequalled in New Zealand for recreational activities and scenic beauty, with a warm welcoming climate.

Russell Top 10 Holiday Park offers a fantastic range of accommodation all within easy walking distance to great restaurants, heritage buildings, walks, beaches and cruise departures, along with the perfect location for a relaxed holiday atmosphere.

We understand your furry friends are a part of the family and we welcome them to stay with you on our allocated dog-friendly sites or in a dog-friendly cabin.

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Featured review

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park has selected this customer review to be pinned to the top of this page.

This review was selected by Einnee Facey of Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park on Tue 26 May, 2020.

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Belinda & Jean-Michel

Ranking: 10/10

We got stranded in NZ under Covid-19 level 4 and 3 lockdown and were so lucky to find this place. The campsite is beautiful, set on a few levels looking out over Russell & the bays. The staff - AMAZING! They went out of their way to look after us (safely & respecting the rules of course) - we even had a weekly zoom pub quiz! The location is also fantastic, walking distance to supermarkets, beaches & forest walks.

If we come back to NZ, we’ll definitely stay here again!

Reviewed 5 months ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

We are pleased that you were able to stay with us during this isolating and uncertain time. We really do hope you come back to see us one day however and we wish you safe and happy travels in the meantime.

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Belinda & Jean-Michel

Ranking: 10/10

We got stranded in NZ under Covid-19 level 4 and 3 lockdown and were so lucky to find this place. The campsite is beautiful, set on a few levels looking out over Russell & the bays. The staff - AMAZING! They went out of their way to look after us (safely & respecting the rules of course) - we even had a weekly zoom pub quiz! The location is also fantastic, walking distance to supermarkets, beaches & forest walks.

If we come back to NZ, we’ll definitely stay here again!

Reviewed 5 months ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

We are pleased that you were able to stay with us during this isolating and uncertain time. We really do hope you come back to see us one day however and we wish you safe and happy travels in the meantime.

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Gary Major

Ranking: 10/10

Expensive but value for money. By far the best camp ground we have stayed at in New Zealand.
Facilities cannot be faulted. Quiet night in our Motorhome. We could find no faults hence the 10 rating

Reviewed 8 months ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Well, we can't ask for any more than that Gary!! Thank you ever so much for the wonderful review. We're pleased you had a relaxing stay with us and we hope to see you again soon. Safe and happy future travels.

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Mike Smith

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing place. Expensive but worth it. Pay extra for the view. Toilets and showers spotless. Lots of fun activities close by. Easy walk to town. Level sites with nice grass. Dump station and water at site. Nice sunsets. Would come back again for sure.

Reviewed 9 months ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Love that you love it Mike. We hope that you DO come back again and we look forward to welcoming you.

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Su

Ranking: 10/10

We stayed here for 2 nights at the start of our trip and it was great. I paid for the premium site on the hill which does indeed have fabulous views. The facilities were excellent - very clean and well maintained. Great playground for the children and a lovely location - a short walk into Russell and a slightly longer walk to Long Beach.
The only small quibble I have is that the sites weren’t big. They each had their own picnic table which was nice, but a little more space would have been nice.

Reviewed 10 months ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thanks Su, a wonderful review with great feedback and we can't ask for anything more than a 10/10 rating.

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Bert

Ranking: 7/10

Everything allright at this campground. Nice staff and good facilities. We just did not like the setting so much, there is one enourmous rectangular field. That makes it feel quite massive and not cozy.

Reviewed 10 months ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the site at the bottom of the park Bert. Maybe, if you return to see us, take one at the top. We promise you'll love it ;)

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Suzanne J

Ranking: 10/10

Loved it!! Had everything you could want, even things you didn't know you needed, like automatic air mattress pump!! Staff fabulous, facilities spotless, view stunning. Can't recommend it highly enough .... best park we stayed in on the north island.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank Suzanne.

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Scooper

Ranking: 8/10

We loved Russell and the Bay of Islands so much we stayed three nights and really enjoyed this ground. Like other reviewers, we paid extra for a site at the top with a view which was lovely. The staff here were all awesome - friendly, interested in what we did each day, gave us really great advice and information. The facilities were clean, but I never enjoy the timed showers like they have here and quite frankly for the price of the site it was unexpected and not appreciated. Also the kitchen, while clean, had a very odd smell. Our kids enjoyed the play facilities. It is a short walk into the township. Would stay again but really hope they change the showers!

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in May 2019

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Hello Scooper, unfortunately, the shower times are here to stay. Russell is regularly low on water and this way we are doing our bit to preserve what there is and ensure the shower lines are nice and quick during our peak periods. Sorry you don't like them, however our intentions are pure and good. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay regardless of your negative shower experience and hope you'll come back and stay with us again soon. We look forward to welcoming you.

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Sheryl Mackintosh

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous park - we paid the extra for the sites on the hill and thought it was well worth it - the view is amazing. Hands down the cleanest amenities I’ve seen anywhere and nice touches like real hand towels (not paper or air) and hairdryers. Great location to walk into town and wharf.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Brilliant feedback Sheryl, thank you for sharing.

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Peggy Tamati

Ranking: 10/10

This is a beautiful place and it is by far the best holiday park I have been to the staff are lovely the facilities are luxurious and the tent/caravan was peaceful and private we absolutely loved and enjoyed every minute spent there.

Thank you Russell’s top 10 holiday park. 😁

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

You're welcome Peggy. Thank you.

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Amber Lilac

Ranking: 10/10

Top place, kind of familiar! Beautifully set garden. Only 10-15 Min. on foot to either beach or town. Very clean, quiet. Showers ( hot incl) Toilets, Kitchen always clean. Top Service at reception, these ladies there were really kind and helpful. Places uphill have great view on town and sea.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Great review, thank you Amber.

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Sabine

Ranking: 9/10

We booked one of the sites with view. That was amazing. Pros: Walking distance to beach and town, good equipped kitchen, helpful staff. Cons: only 2 washers on duty, all others were out of order. We had issues to do our laundry. In my opinion not acceptable for a premium site during high season.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you Sabine.

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Sue, UK

Ranking: 10/10

What a lovely holiday park in a great location. Our view was amazing from our site and sunsets were fabulous. Easy walking distance to the ferry and local places to eat. Einnee was very welcoming, friendly and made us feel at home. Highly recommended.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you Sue.

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Deb S

Ranking: 9/10

One of my favourite parks, great views, the best camp kitchen, fully equipped, modern and spotless. Awesome town!

Reviewed about 2 years ago

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Wow Deb, happy we're on your favourite's list. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.