Pohara Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park

Pohara Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park



69 Rankers Reviews

46 Face-to-Face

107 Camping Grounds

55 Dump Station

20 Golden Bay



A holiday park for everyone on the safe, sandy beach of Pohara, Golden Bay at the top of New Zealand's South Island.

Your ultimate beach holiday starts at the water's edge at Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park. This is true relaxation in the shade of the trees that fringe the sparkling waters of Golden Bay. Enjoy safe swimming, kayaking, boating and sailing from our golden beaches.

Around 90 minutes scenic drive from Nelson over 'marble mountain - Takaka Hill - and just 9 kms from Takaka township, you'll discover the magic of a real holiday, the way it should be.

With breathtaking sea views, our units will suit couples and families of all ages. Ensuite, self-contained, studio and 2 bedroom park…


Feature Value Info


South IslandNelson RegionGolden Bay


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds


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Margie's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Nice camp spots on lovely beach. Whole area is fabulous. Good kitchen & bathrooms; showers 50c and $24.50 for 1 with membership dscount.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Pohara Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for staying Margie. The beach and the rest of Golden Bay is definitely worth the drive!

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 10/10

08Oct18. First time here. A big campsite but not busy at all when we were there. Friendly reception. Large level pitches. Good facilities.
Pay showers but water is an issue in this part of NZ. 50c for 6 minutes. There is a counter on the unit so you can see the remaining time and put more money in if required.
There is a vehicle wash down facility. It is on the boat ramp and very sandy so expect to walk sand inside unless you brush it off first!
On our next visit to NZ we will come here again as we will always visit the nearby Grove Reserve.
Drive further round towards Tata Beach. Not sure if that is where we had coffee but it was beautiful. I could just sit there and enjoy the view for ages, and did.
On the way back check out the Abel Tasman monument and lookout. Interesting and great views.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Pohara Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thanks for the awesome feedback Mike, we look forward to having you back!

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Peter's avatar



Ranking: 9/10

Stayed here in May and we could have had any spot that we liked. Nice facilities with clean, hot, but pay as you go showers.
Right on a really nice walking beach.
Would highly recommend.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Paul and Paula

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

This is a quality top 10 site with great facilities, right on the beach, two great bars and restaurant over the road, a fantastic supermarket and brilliant staff.....everything a top 10 should be and is - spent two days there and loved every minute in late November. If your after budget and basic don’t go here this is top drawer.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Lindy Scrivin

Ranking: 9/10

What an amazing place!! Excellent facilities, right on the beach and close to Takaka for shopping/dining etc. Pohara is a great base to explore the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks.
The campsites are large and flat and we felt really secure staying there.
We would highly recommend staying a few days to explore the whole of Golden Bay.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Alan Brown

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Large site with spacious pitches, good clean facilities including excellent showers. Close to the beach. Very quiet when we visited, so not sure what it would be like if busy. Good takeaway at the entrance.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Yvonne's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great location, super nice team, the beach was so wonderful. From us 10 points !!!

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Lynn Pateron

Ranking: 10/10

I stayed at this great location on and off for a couple of weeks... it was winter so mostly I had the campsite to myself... fantastic beach.. clean and spotless campsite.. owners were friendly and full of local info .. always happy to help... thanks team you all have made my South Island journey wonderful...

Reviewed over 2 years ago