Waitara Holiday Park- formerly...

Waitara Holiday Park- formerly Marine Park Motor Camp



14 Rankers Reviews

1 Face-to-Face

107 Camping Grounds

7 New Plymouth



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Margie's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Lovely grassed area under pohutakawa trees for unpowered spots. Kitchen could do with spruce up but only $14 for 2 unpowered, good value.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Dee, Muzz, Kurt & Charlotte's avatar

Dee, Muzz, Kurt & Charlotte

Ranking: 10/10

CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP 17/11/18...now called Waitara Holiday Park to reflec our location and ease of tourists finding us online. We continue to develop the facilities and ground as Roger & Trish did so well & would welcome you to come & enjoy your stay in our family run Holiday Park in a peaceful, quiet, seaside setting with Marine Park Reserve, childrens playground & skate park across the road. New overnight unpowered sites being developed at present & about to start updating the guest lounge. We have wonderful restaurants and a cafe with GF options within walking distance. We are 15 minutes from the New Plymouth town centre. Look forward to seeing you on your next trip coming this way. Travelling mercies.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Teb's avatar


United States

Ranking: 10/10

A good place to stay. Right on the ocean, but fortunately the sites are surrounded by a large hedge. Kept the howling wind at bay! Great hot showers, clean toilets, washer and dryer on site (although cheaper in town).

Reviewed 11 months ago

Marine's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Nice camping ground not too far from New Plymouth! Very large and grassy space. Prices increased a bit, it's now 12.50/person for unpowered site.
Bathroom and kitchen are clean and functional. Kettle, toaster, oven, fridge, stove, microwave in the kitchen. Some cooking equipment but not much.
Very nice owners. Definitely recommended!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Waitara Holiday Park- formerly Marine Park Motor Camp responds:

thankyou for your review,we have just taken over and are doing our utmost to provide superior service and warm welcome to all visitors,have a good safe journey,trish and roger

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Jonathan's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Very reasonable priced Campsite with Clean facilities! Absolutely great Office staff who helped me Out instantly with a few issued! Also good place for a short getaway due to Its quite Location next to the beach. Definitely recommendable!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Waitara Holiday Park- formerly Marine Park Motor Camp responds:

We are new owners here,and have been scrubbing and cleaning to get this camp up to acceptable standards.Thankyou for your review,and our priority is to treat guests as family,and help out as much as we can,see you soon,Trish and Roger

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Tina Holdt


Ranking: 9/10

This is a really nice camping site! Directly to the beach, big camping ground, perfect price! $10 per person in a tent, hot shower included.
Bathroom is clean and looks new, the kitchen is big, you have all machines in it but no cooking equipment! So bring your own!
No wifi. For this price it is totally perfect here!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Waitara Holiday Park- formerly Marine Park Motor Camp responds:

We are new owners here,last two weeks and cooking equipment and plates are now available,see you next time,Trish and ROGER

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Rebecca Helmer's avatar

Rebecca Helmer


Ranking: 8/10

Very basic, but very nice camp site. One of the cheapest solution around New Plymouth (if you're not self contained). It has a kitchen, a free hot shower and a laundry machine. Owners and athmosphere is pretty chilled.
We payed for a non powered site, 2 pax and a Van, $20.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Robert Hunt

Ranking: 6/10

Fine campsite. Plenty space for camper vans. Showers and kitchens old but functional. 2 person non powered site for $20. No WiFi.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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