Rotorua Family Holiday Park

Rotorua Family Holiday Park


Carolina's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice holiday park close to the lake. Friendly staff/owner and clean facilities however my boyfriend thought the men's bathroom was a bit dirty and didn't have any soap to wash his hands.
$17pp unpowered.

Reviewed 20 days ago

Moritz's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

17$ pP unpowered campsite. WiFi included, 1gb data. Washing machine for 3$, very clean facility, warm shower. Really enjoyed our stay there! Didn't use the kitchen, there was an oven and a fridge. You can load your phones in the TV room. Very nice owner!

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Owner was super friendly and had a lot of advice for the surrounding area. You can also buy tickets for different attractions with a discount on site. Shower have no timer and we're nice and clean. Bathrooms are a bit on the small side, but we're clean. Kitchen facilities also on the small side but everything was clean. There were a couple of bbqs free for all as well. There is a living room area with TV and a couple of couches. Intenet is free and with a good speed. There is also a swimming pool and a hot tub. The Rotorua lake lake is 3 minutes away. And it doesn't smeel like sulfur in this area! Great place to stay

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Ranking: 10/10

Really have to give it up to the people running this place. Called as they were closing, as we couldn't find a spot in the Rotorua area, and they waited for us to show up ~30 minutes after they had closed the reception area. Good facilities: kitchen with toaster, fridges, a bbq area outside. There was a TV room that I didn't get to try out, a playground, close to the lake with a gorgeous purple sunset. Hot shower and wifi included in cost of $12 per person. Wifi connection was good. Showers and toilets in separate buildings. I recommend for you to call and book with them.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Felix's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

I'm not sure why this place has such a bad rep. The owner was extremely friendly and kind. The facilities were old but clean and we got free wifi and nice hot showers. Furthermore it was quite cheap compared to other places.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Ranking: 1/10

Der überaus unfreundliche Mann an der Reception gab uns den 10% Rabatt nicht, weil er angeblich schon tiefe Preise habe (nicht günstiger als Andere in der Umgebung). Trotz dem App. Er will die 10%-Save-Aktion auch nicht löschen lassen, hat mich auf diesen Hinweis hin angeschrien. NICHT ZU EMPFEHLEN!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Marion & Leonie

Ranking: 10/10

The staff was really nice, gave us great advice on what to do around Rotorua! 34$ for two people incl. WiFi and showers. Facilities a little old, but very clean. Thank you!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ranking: 1/10

Was visiting a friends mum and was spoken to like absolute shit. Not nice people, very disrespectful.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Juliane's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Kind lady at the reception. Facilities good. Air hockey and tv room seemed abandoned.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Robin Heels

Ranking: 8/10

Perfectly well equipped, but the sites are packed in too close together for my taste.
Easy access to all the attractions in Rotorua.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Luke Young

Ranking: 9/10

Great customer service from office. Facilities are clean and modern. Showers hot and free. Neat park with unlimited free wifi which worked anywhere in the park with good speed. Family bathroom required a key with $20 deposit, it has a kids bath. No real issues and it got a 9 because Rotorua smells like rotten eggs and you cannot hide from it. But all parks there would be the same.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Volker Stroenisch


Ranking: 7/10

If you want to stay around Rotorua e.g. to participate in some of the various activities it is a reasonable place to stay. Formally nothing can be said against the site: all facilities were clean and tidy and everything needed is available. We paid (in the off-peak season) only 30 NZD for a powered site and 2 people, with showers and free WiFi included.
However, most of the sites are occupied by permanent residents who have partly built houses around their caravans three times as big as the caravan itself. If you want to see nature or a nice view it is the wrong site for you.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Dominik Stenzel

Ranking: 8/10

Nice and clean facilities at a small campground close to everything. A lot better than the expensive campgrounds in Rotovegas. Helpful staff, I would go there again!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Robert Muller

Ranking: 3/10

Staff makes prices like they want to it seems... first it was 30$ for 2 people just 5 min later 34$ nice tent sites at all. Camped between the cars of the Bungalow renters. Too expensive for my taste.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

Rotorua Family Holiday Park responds:

Regarding the prices, we do specials at different times and if you happen to come in for a price and do not book in and come back later some times the special has finished as in this case.I personally think $34 is very reasonable compared to other holiday parks and maybe if this is to expensive for your taste as you state then you should be freedom camping with NO facilities. We do have nice tent sites on flat land and honestly you sound like you have a gripe because you missed out on the special after going to another camp for a price then coming back here. Enjoy the rest of your holiday, regards Reece.

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Bert Snel


Ranking: 8/10

Good camping site for a low price. Simple are clean facilatys. Friendly and helpfull people. 10 min driving from the center and laying near the lake

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Mette, Bo, Viktor & Olivia Seligmann


Ranking: 7/10

We couldn't find any Freecamps around Rotorua, so we ended up staying at this Holiday Park. It's a small camparea in very short walking distance from the lake. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. Facilities are a bit old, but clean. Our kids enjoyed the big playground.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Cynthia's avatar


United States

Ranking: 9/10

Good info from campground staff, nice to swim in pool.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Ranking: 9/10

Small and familiar campsite with hotpools for free, nice barbeque area.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Iain Sutherland

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Pleasant location, good facilities, friendly owner - nice walks, close to shops to stock up on provisions. Quiet, small site.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Ranking: 10/10

The attendant was incredibly nice. He helped us discover hidden places around the holiday park. He booked everything for us.

Reviewed about 9 years ago