Matauri Bay Holiday Park

Matauri Bay Holiday Park


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Ranking: 10/10

Nice location, right on the beach, well equipped general store , amazing service , hot water all the time n clean bathrooms ..A small trekking to the mountain will give you a breathtaking view .. countdown and warehouse just 30mins drive away..highly recommended... will visit again

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Karen & Sandy Mcfarlane

Ranking: 9/10

This a fantastic place to stay and on checking in our host Tracy helped us choose the best rate to suit our stay. Even though it is winter, there were quite a few long stayers there and we were invited to their happy hour in the communal kitchen at 4.30pm and made to feel really welcome. The toilets were clean and the showers were hot and they were all included in the price. We will definately be back and highly recommend this camp site.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Harry Lowe

Ranking: 9/10

Great location right on the beach, store has everything you need. Paid $20 a head in the middle of summer and still got a spot right next to the sand. Friendly staff.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Stefan Hohmann

Ranking: 7/10

Nice location, well equipped general store, $40 in shoulder season for two + a camper may be a little bit too much. Scenic path and view from Rainbow Warrior memorial.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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James Braithwaite

Ranking: 8/10

A true piece of paradise! Facilities are a bit dated, but the location makes up for it. They also do a weekly rate, which is great.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Nick Mossman

Ranking: 10/10

A popular holiday park. We visited in mid winter and there was about 50 people staying, so a great spot I'd you want company. Amazing view. Really nice beach. We were there during a storm but the ground stayed solid and wasn't muddy which was nice for a change. Good facilities and free hot showers. Would visit again.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Lizz Santos

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful location - great beach and great shop on-site. Found the electronic key cumbersome and to be honest over-kill. Having to remember it to go to the loo was a pain. Showers were mouldy and with only 8 female showers a little to many queues..... facilities desperately need an up-grade. Staff were inconsistent some good some not so. A very busy site with a mix of ages. The $20 charge per person for hot water over and above $20 per night per person was a bit excessive give the lack of showers.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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lisa taylor

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful view of the bay on drive down to it.
Stunning beach where you can back up right onto the skirt of it to get the best view to wake up to :)
Really great facilities.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Seriously Stunning Beach
Well equipped Site, Shop
Superb & Engaging Staff
Can't wait to Return
Rainbow Warrior Memorial by Chris Booth

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Mike Breele

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great fishing, quiet and friendly.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Anne Chambers

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Wonderful, quiet and clean.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Mark & Beth Kaufman


Ranking: 8/10

We had a gorgeous spot backing onto the beach. Good, clean facilities. Great short walk up to a monument to the Rainbow Warrior. Amazing views.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Trevor Gibbins


Ranking: 9/10

Lovely site by beach, activities available, clean facilities, expensive, free WIFI.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Tim Wright

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome location, lots of fishing available plus diving etc. Good owner.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very welcoming staff. WiFi worked well. Beautiful views on both sides of the peninsula. Well orgainized services. Highly recommended.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Wolfgang G


Ranking: 9/10

Road very busy.
nice view to the lake and mountains.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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United States

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent campground, directly at the beach, kitchen not very tidy - but O.K

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful place to BE! Just relax and enjoy the view.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009