Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park



81 Rankers Reviews

45 Face-to-Face

113 Camping Grounds

120 Dump Station

47 Rotorua


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Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park is Rotorua’s closest holiday park to the internationally renowned mountain biking trails in the Whakarewarewa Forest & only a few minutes from the city centre. Guests are welcome to use our onsite free hot mineral pools.

Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park’s relaxing park-like grounds are the perfect place to base yourself for your Rotorua stay. We are the closest holiday park to the mountain biking tracks for all levels in the Whakarewarewa Forest. We are only a few minutes away from the City Centre, and conveniently located within walking distance to popular geothermal attraction Te Puia where you can see the world famous Pohutu Geyser. The Rotorua Golf Club, New Zealand’s only geothermal golf course is located within walking distance.

Rotorua has many magnificent sights and top tourist attractions, many offering a free on-site pick up service. Our knowledgeable front of house team are more than happy to assist with advice and booking, some discounts are available to attractions and activities for our guests.

We offer a wide range of affordable Rotorua accommodation options including campsites, cabins, backpacker dorms, and our new modern motel units. Our accommodation options are ideal for families, mountain bikers, campers, backpackers, groups and school trips.

Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park’s campgrounds are the perfect place to pitch your tent or park your campervan. We have plenty of sites for you to enjoy a classic kiwi camping experience.

All guests have access to our well maintained communal kitchen facilities, gas BBQs, bathrooms, laundry, TV rooms, swimming pool (seasonal), kids play area and kids mountain bike track. A visit to Rotorua is not complete without soaking in our free hot mineral pools which are accessible to all guests.

Booking for a large group? Ask about our group discounts. Pets welcome on the park by prior arrangement, however they are not allowed in the accommodation so please bring a mobile home for them with you. NZMCA discounts available for direct bookings only.

Come and meet the friendly team at Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park, we welcome you to stay.

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    2 Bedroom Motel

    If you are looking for luxury accommodation without the heavy price tag, then our modern motel house is the perfect option.

    Base Rate (6 persons) $250/day
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    Self Contained Unit - 8-10 Persons

    This is the perfect accommodation for large families or groups up to 10 people.

    Base Rate (6 persons) $220/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $20/day
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    Self Contained Units - 4-6 Persons

    This economic tourist flat is perfect for a family to enjoy a relaxing holiday together.

    Base Rate (2 persons) $145/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $20/day
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    En-Suite Log Cabin

    Enjoy a stay in our open plan log cabin full of charm and character.

    Base Rate (1 or 2 persons) $120/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $18/day
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    Standard Log Cabin

    Enjoy a stay in our authentic open plan log cabin full of charm and character.

    Base Rate (2 persons) $80/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $18/day
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    Studio Cabin

    The open plan cabin consists of a double/single bunk and set of single bunks with the ability to sleep up to 5 people

    Base Rate (2 persons) $80/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $18/day
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    Kitchen Cabins

    This economic kitchen cabin is the perfect accommodation for families or a group of friends.

    Base Rate (2 persons) $85/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $18/day
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    Motorhome/Campervan Sites

    Enjoy the convenience of all the amenities and park facilities on offer in one of our powered motorhome sites.

    Base Rate (1 person) $25/day
    Adult $20/day
    Child $15/day
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    Powered Caravan, Motorhome, Tent Sites

    Enjoy the convenience of all the amenities and park facilities on offer in one of our powered motorhome sites, caravan and tent sites.

    Base Rate (1 person) $25/day
    Adult $20/day
    Child $15/day
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    Tent Sites (Unpowered)

    Relax and unwind in our unpowered tent sites that are nestled amongst our mature tree surrounds.

    Adult $20/day
    Child $15/day


Showing 13 reviews of 79.

Julianne McKie's avatar

Julianne McKie


Ranking: 8/10

Good value to camp and unlimited use of thermal pools until close then able to access again early am before opening. Busy site, kitchen facilities ( hot plate took a long time to cook on), laundry facilities, drying room and hot showers and toilets. Great place to unwind after long day of driving. Food available to purchase from cafe a bit expensive and not that great.

Reviewed 13 days ago

Bites's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Stayed in the non-powered camper area which was a field. Managed to park the van near a picnic table which was nice, otherwise you’re out in the open a tad. Kitchen decent, no cooking supplies though. Very close to the mountain biking which is nice. Simple and a bit dated but it is what it is.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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frans van schie

Ranking: 7/10

clean everything you need is here including friendly staff

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Ranking: 5/10

The hot pools are nice but the facilities are dated and not all of the BBQs had gas connected so we had to hunt around to find one that was working to be able to cook. It's untidy previous guests old socks on the floor of the pitch. There aren't any views to admire of an evening.

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Jeanne's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Costs: 45$ powered campsite, 2persons, 1night
+ big kitchen with almost all electronic appliance
+ thermal hot pools
+ hot showers, no extra charge
+ bathrooms and kitchen clean
- strong smell
- paid wifi
- no charm, didn’t feel cozy
All in all a good stay for a night but not more.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ranking: 6/10

Interesting place because it's very close to the Wai O Tapu thermal wonderland. The free thermal pool are a good place to have a break at the end of the day.
But sleeping here was hard. The campground is little, and we couldn't even open the doors of our campervan. Some other cars came and parked too close. And of course they spent hours opening and closing their doors. The campground is not cheap, a bit more space would be appreciated

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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The Weathersons

Ranking: 6/10

What a shame. This could be a really nice site but it needs some attention. The powered sites need tidying and weeding. It is a great location however for the geysers and for mountains biking so I would recommend for location.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Ronald Daigneault

Ranking: 6/10

Staff were friendly. Paid wifi came in handy. Site was pretty open to neighbours. Thermal pools were pretty industrial and exposed but free and used by us. The older kitchen was freezing cold and no supplies whatsoever. I believe you could hire cooking stuff if needed. The bathrooms as well were just cement floors but the showers were hot and no lines.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Lucy Winfield

Ranking: 6/10

Winter review - Happy enough with the facilities - free hot springs (can get busy, and awkward), hot showers (temp and pressure both mediocre), helpful friendly staff, pretty grounds. Would've been nice to have an area to dry out towels and swimmers though.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Susan Boyton


Ranking: 8/10

Very friendly staff. Handy location. Facilities were fine. Kitchen very clean. As it was raining, we appreciated the coveted walkway from our camper to the showers.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Elena Rusalen

Ranking: 7/10

Handy location for Te Puia, only a couple of minutes walk. Hot showers and good kitchen facilities and a common room, you can rent cooking equipment as needed. Free hot springs. I camped in a tent and there were a few different places to pitch around the site. Best to book ahead in the summer. Not the prettiest of campsites but for one in town it's fine.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Victoria Lee

Ranking: 3/10

This place could be so great if it just had a good clean, sorted out the (very uneven) camp ground, could guarantee hot showers.
Was here 3 nights and so far only had 1 hot shower. The bathroom is full of alive and dead bugs and tonnes of cobwebs in the communal areas.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Bram de Vries

Ranking: 4/10

We had a powered camper spot for a day in February. The nearby showers are free to use but probably fed by boiler, because they were pretty cold by the time we got around to showering. The camper spots are fine, but nothing special. We paid $45, which was a pretty hefty price, considering the above.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago