Bay of Islands Holiday Park

Bay of Islands Holiday Park

Bay of Islands Holiday Park



27 Rankers Reviews

13 Face-to-Face

48 Camping Grounds

53 Dump Station

15 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 deck and river views. Glamping tents, designed for two persons to treat yourselves for that special stay, both are located alongside the river with private deck. Small studio tourist flats and cabin accommodation. Level tent and power sites for campervans and caravans. We cater for group bookings. Ample parking for boats/trailers.

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Feature Value Info


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  • Backpackers
  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds

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.




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This review was selected by boi_park of Bay of Islands Holiday Park on Fri 26 May, 2017.

Antoine Greiller's avatar

Antoine Greiller

Ranking: 8/10

Very good place near the river. We stayed here for one night. We paid $38 for 2. Toilets and showers were clean.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Sharmila Patel's avatar

Sharmila Patel

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 8 months 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 12 months ago

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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 about 1 year 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 almost 2 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)

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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 2 years ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Very nice campsite and very good value for money. Great playground for kids.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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FraserM's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What a wonderful place! We will be back in summer and will bring more family next time!
We had the two room cabin and it was beautiful, better than many hotel rooms I have stayed at! Next time we will try camping, the camp facilities look lovely and well maintained.
The property is only a few minutes drive to towns and all amenities but the river running alongside the whole camp is so calming and beautiful that I would happily just sit and enjoy it all day.
We are keen to try the Pizza Oven when we come again, if I had of known it was here I would have brought more supplies!
Don't miss this place, it's calming and beautiful! Everything you want in a holiday without the major price tag!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Anja Röhrich


Ranking: 9/10

Large nice camp ground with some cabins. Huge kitchen and many free showers/toilets, lounge with TV and pool billiard, kids playground, small pool. The camp is directly located at the river. Watch your children! And after sunset millions of mosquitos. Free choice of our pitch. Most pitches are under big trees with picnic tables. "Far away" from Paihia. Have to move the camper van to get to town (7.5km).

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Antoine Greiller's avatar

Antoine Greiller

Ranking: 8/10

Very good place near the river. We stayed here for one night. We paid $38 for 2. Toilets and showers were clean.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Really nice place next to a river. Very green and lots of birds. Specious campsites and a lot of shade from the trees. You can use a kitchen but bring your own pots and pans. It's a very relaxed place and they let us pick our own spot. We paid $32 for a tent and 2 people. Showers are free. A bit old but ok, clean and plenty of them. It's about 6 km from Paihia.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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John Treasure

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Really friendly and helpful staff, facilities clean.

Reviewed over 6 years ago