Waikanae Beach TOP 10 Holiday...

Waikanae Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park




30 Rankers Reviews

5 Face-to-Face

62 Camping Grounds

77 Dump Station

17 Gisborne



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Rich's avatar


Ranking: 3/10

They were loading a ship with lumber so you could hear banging on ship all night long not to mention all the lumber trucks rumbling by all night long every 5 minutes. Facilities average at best.

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Layna's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

After staying in many free, DOC and family owned sites, this was our first top 10. While everything is immaculately taken care of and facilities were very clean, it was also kind of disappointing. Need a swipe card to get into everything. Doors to kitchen, fridge, freezer, bathrooms, etc. Kitchen had stove and hot plate, but had to bring all your own pots, pans, plates, etc. Tennis courts on site, really cool play area and a swimming pool. Plenty of bathrooms and showers. Camping sites were pretty small. Got 500mb wifi/day. For a childless couple who was just there to shower and sleep, the price didn't seem worth it.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Beth's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

If you want to stay in Gisborne for a night or two, I recommend this place. It's very close to CBD, farmer's market (on Saturdays) and some good walks around the town. Beachfront. The facilities are not new, but clean, and there 's a lot of space for the kids to play. The campsites for campervans and the lot are not so big, your neighbors will be close to you. Free wifi (500 mb pd), free showers and 23 $ pp on a powered site.
You can hear the trucks and some noise from the harbour but it'll slow down at night. Had a good sleep here, nothing to complain. Staff very friendly.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Ozi's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Good campsite. A little bit expensive but there are lots of facilities . Women’s office very smiling and helpful . Unlimited hot shower / wifi limited but enough for 1night.
Close to everything and in front of the sea.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Peter's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

Great site right on the beach. Good clean facilities. 20 minute walk in to the city with shops and restaurants.
Only small gripe was that they put everyone right next door to each other even though the park was empty, asked at the desk and they let us move down to the other end of the park by ourselves.
Liked it here so much we stayed an extra night.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

Traveller's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

The best one yet. Awesome location. The pool was great. The staff are really friendly. Great location. Easy to find. Close to everything you can walk everywhere.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Gordon Otte

Ranking: 9/10

This holiday park is in a great location right next to the beach! Great facilities and the mini theatre showing kids movies every night during the school holidays was great! The new pool is amazing and we enjoyed it during the hot days. Loved the kai karts and eating area which added to the summer beach atmosphere. My only complaint is the noise coming from the port into the wee hours of the night (ships loading cargo).

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Ramona Teve Roa

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Had the MOST memorable stay at the Waikanae Top 10 Holiday Park, from the time of arrival to our departure. The friendly smiley faces from the staff upon arrival made us feel so welcome. There is nothing to dislike about this place. Everything is so close by takeaways, restaurants, the city center and even better foot steps away from the BEACH. Their communal facilities are clean and tidy, even though we were booked into an Ensuite Cabin with our very own shower and rest room, it was nice to check out those areas for next time if we decide to camp.
Looks like we've found our home away from home.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017