Bay of Islands Holiday Park

Bay of Islands Holiday Park

Bay of Islands Holiday Park


33 Rankers Reviews

13 Face-to-Face

6 Backpackers

19 Camping Grounds

18 Dump Station

6 Paihia

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Bay of Islands Holiday Park is a 4.2 hectare Holiday Park providing Paihia accommodation and is well located for exploring the Bay of Islands.

Plenty of trees for shade and the Waitangi River running along one boundary for safe swimming and kayaking up to the Lilypond Falls. Listen to the peace and quiet of nature as you gently paddle upstream to a tarzan swing and waterfalls and great swimming hole.

Swimming pool, playground and wireless hotspot. BBQ and pizza oven. Safe river swimming, kayak hire. Camp kitchen, laundry and recreation room with pool table. Non-metered showers. Waste station. Convenience store.

Office hours are 8am - 7pm April to October and 8am - 8pm October to March.

Well presented two bedroom tourist flats with private…


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Bay of Islands Holiday Park

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North IslandNorthlandPaihia


  • Camping Grounds
  • Dump Station
  • Backpackers

Operating Season And Hours

Reception is open from 8.00am - 8.00pm in summer and from 8.00am - 7.00pm in winter. If outside these hours please use the night bell next to the reception door.


Showing 13 reviews of 33.

Destiny Edmonds 's avatar

Destiny Edmonds

Ranking: 9/10

Highly recommend beautiful place to stay especially with a huge group like we had. Lisa and her partner (managers) went out of their way to make my dads 50th and our stay at the holiday park memorable, fun and relaxing. Quiet and safe and clean. We had heaps of noisey kids and sometimes adults and we had no issue. Has a park and pool and sports gear to hire. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY for groups big or small. The only downside id have to say was the staring neighbour in the motor homes (who stays and works there) and the fact you HAVE to be vaccinated. Id love unvaxxed to enjoy that place as we did.
Thank you Lisa for the awesome stay !

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Joe reddick

Ranking: 10/10

I have been here twice with our church ladies ministry trip & both times our stay was perfect, staff were absolutely awesome, kind, helpful & considerate.
Made a third booking for my little family holiday. We are excited..

Great work team...

Reviewed 8 months ago

M&Z's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Excellent price for facilities. $32 for 2 people & a dog on unpowered site. Free hot showers! Clean and Tidy!

Recieved a warm welcome on check in. Greeted by camp cat Nato aswell. Loved the river, ducks and birdlife around the grounds.

Would definitely stay again. Thankyou

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Gareth's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Nice park right by river perfect for our little family. Very friendly and helpful managers. Facilities a bit older but clean and tidy and seemed like a massive amount of toilets and showers for campground size. Highly recommended enjoyed our stay here.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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B Woodman

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely clean facilities, warm non metered showers, first time stay close to paihia waitangi kerikeri waipapa awesome family break away from home, great river swimming spot and pool would recommend, lovely friendly helpful staff

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2021

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Tiaan Kotze

Ranking: 9/10

We where very sceptical booking here as it was a drive out of Paihia.
Turned out to be a great spot between Paihia and Kerikeri. The hospitality was amazing and we were free to enjoy the camp grounds and the river.
Would love to see some updates done to the bathrooms and kitchen though, but otherwise it was an great experience staying with Bay of Islands Holiday park.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Sharmila Patel

Ranking: 10/10

Best place to book for.. I come during the summer every year... best place and best customer service.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in December 2019

Linda's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Price: $20,00 for one person with power
Location: Close to the road but no disturbance. A side beautiful river.
Toilets: good and more than enough
Shower: are good
Kitchen: basic but good hot plates not very powerful to cook
Laundry: are present, no experience with it

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Ian & Wendy

Ranking: 7/10

Stayed for one night, very quiet while we were there and had a pitch by the river. Cooking facilities not very good with only individual hobs which took ages to work, it was a bit dirty in places and showers, kitchens need a bit of updating. The hosts were very nice and I don’t’ know how they manage on their own, as things are beginning to show. We hired a couple of canoe’s and a lovely trip up the river to see the waterfall.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Sailorboy's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great campground. Good tent sites, but you should avoid pitching under the eucalyptus trees if it's windy - they have a penchant for dropping limbs! Hot showers were free and a complimentary wife allowance of 1gB a day is provided. Was unable to log in from my tent, and had to walk to the kitchen to do this. Only downside is there's a TV in the kitchen which some campers insist on turning on. Surprised it hasn't been sabotaged!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

Grumpster's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Amenities plentiful and very clean
Owners friendly and knowledgeable.
Would recommend it.
Be careful putting coins in bbq, it gets a bit hungry. Otherwise great place

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

Bay of Islands Holiday Park responds:

Hi there,
Glad you enjoyed your stay with us.Hope to see you again soon.
Kind regards,
Grant and Leigh(Managers)

Cameron's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic facilities , lots of very clean toilets and showers, free (limited amount) WiFi and very friendly staff who helped us when we arrived after hours. 5 mins drive from haruru falls, the beach, Whaitengi treaty grounds etc. Was truly lovely. Powered site about $40 for two.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Bay of Islands Holiday Park responds:

Hi Camerron,
We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and looking forward to seeing you again.
Kind Regards,
Grant and Leigh(Managers)

Lizzie's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly welcome and very clean!! Toilets were great and other facilities spot on too! Would recommend to anyone 😊

Reviewed almost 4 years ago