Tasman Motor Camp

Tasman Motor Camp

Ruby Bay



24 Rankers Reviews

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Ranking: 10/10

A very lovely place, everything was clean and it was not noisy! The oweners ar friendly and gave us a lot of ideas what we can do the next days in abel tasman!

Reviewed 21 days ago

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Marieke & Wieteke

Ranking: 10/10

Unpowered site 32 dollar for two people. The only spot (and definitely
the best!) where we stayed more than one night on our trip trough NZ. Sweet owner and friendly staff. Cleaned regularly and showers (6min for only 50cents). Laundry and drying possible.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Ranking: 7/10

Not the best campsite we've encountered. The local resident gave it a strange vibe. The kitchen is a bit simple. The pool is nice but we were unlucky with the weather. Kids (4 and 5) were not impressed. To expensive for lower standard.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Rosie Newby

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Truly the best campsite in NZ!!
The owners are very lovely people and will go out of their way to help you. The cambins and kitchen/living areas are cleaned very regularly, which makes it a lovely place to live or stay. Lovely pool area, which is gorgeous in the sun. We ended up staying here as we were working for a few months, we then went off travelling for a while but returned to the camp as we liked it so much!! We want to return one day soon as we miss it very much.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in June 2016

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Roderick van Dijk

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice camping with a nice ambience, the owners and cleaning personnel are very friendly and fun to talk to. Have a swim in the pool or play some pool on the table all very nice.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Albertus Newton

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very comfortable and clean room. Close to the nice cafe,beautiful beach and 5 min by car to Mapua. Tony and Joe are very kind and helpful owner, I would recommend this Camp site to anyone, also great for seasonal workers as there is a Apple Orchard next door, walking distance. Great place

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Ranking: 7/10

Nice campground with a hippy feeling about it. Very friendly and helpful lady at the reception. Big parkland with grass and trees. Dated and clean facilities. Several friendly residents. We didn't find the dump station though we really looked for it. Maybe a signpost would help.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Tasman Motor Camp - Ruby Bay responds:

We dont have a dump station , only a grey water area which is located at back of camp in flax area.

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Michael Hide

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great little camp ground with everything you need. Jo and Tony were great hosts and would regularly pop in to say hi and check everything was okay. We were there over new years and Jo entertained the whole camp with live music, she is quite the talented singer. There was a great friendly atmosphere and the whole camp got involved.

The facilities aren't fancy but are tidy and well maintained, kept clean and due to the small size of the camp you don't have to wait for a shower, even at peak times. Likewise with the kitchen, there are two on-site so always room. The pool is great for keeping the kids entertained.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago