Tahuna Beach Holiday Park



125 Rankers Reviews

85 Face-to-Face

55 Camping Grounds

67 Dump Station

34 Nelson




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Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel is located 4.5 kilometres from Nelson city centre and adjacent to the long golden sands of Tahunanui Beach. It covers 54 acres of parkland that has been available for almost nine decades for holidaymakers to enjoy.

Today Tahuna Beach Holiday Park offers accommodation that suits every holidaymaker and traveller’s budget – from unpowered campsites to cosy cabins to modern, fully self-contained apartment motel units.

The holiday park’s location gives you direct access to the beach, playing fields and local beachside attractions.



Feature Value Info


South IslandNelson RegionNelson


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds

Operating Season And Hours

7.30am - 9.00pm Summer & 7.30am - 8.00pm Winter




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Marg Dale's avatar

Marg Dale

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Great facilities. Mini hold. Pillow jump. Modern clean bathrooms And kitchen. But noisey with planes flying over from 639 am

Reviewed 4 days ago

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Kay's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

It has large grounds. I got lost. Hint: the allocated number is on a tile on the ground. The common kitchen is new and smart. There are no cooking utensils provided. The airport must be close. In the early evening planes frequently fly low over the grounds.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Charlie B

Ranking: 5/10

Old facilties and quite expensive for what you get. They shut down 2 of the amenities blocks so they don't have to clean them so ones they do have open get busy.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Lisa Q

Ranking: 9/10

Great campsite, couldn't get much closer to the beach. Facilities are excellent, plenty of toilets and showers, well equipped kitchen areas and all very clean. Lots of hot water so no luke warm showers for late comers. Kids playground is good, not as fab as others but still fun. Only downside is that the sites are quite small, some would be barely big enough for our caravan and awning etc. Can't wait to come back!

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Pateke's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

A huge camping ground with lots of choice of sites. Plenty of facilities even when busy. A nice location close to the beach, but only a short drive to Nelson. A great place to stay if you have kids.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Nicole Blumenthal


Ranking: 9/10

One of the biggest caravan parks with very spacious sites and friendly staff.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Olivia's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Great place, cleaned facilities but a bit old. We ended up here as top 10 holiday park was full. It does the job for a 1 night top (coming from Picton ferry terminal) before heading to Abel Tasman park. We did not very like the atmospheres of the dodgy looking permanent residents.

Reviewed 8 months ago

Jenny's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Nice campsite by the beach - good facilities close to every section as the whole complex is huge. $20 pp for unpowered and sites are right beside the open beach front, so you feel the full force of the wind if camping. Otherwise a nice place to stay that is not a tourist trap

Reviewed 8 months ago