Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park

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Tuval Rabina

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

Wonderful camp. So far, this is the best camp we had.
Great kitchen, near the bouncing pillow, so we can cook and watch our son at the same time.
Excellent shower facilities, and good separation between campers.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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BB

Ranking: 10/10

Super clean place, great location and facilities. Well worth staying here.

Reviewed 10 months ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you for the review, great to hear you found everything super clean.

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Mark Lindeman

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Clean and modern bathrooms, well equipped kitchen, convenient walking distance to groceries/restaurants and a longish walk to Caroline Bay. We stayed at a powered site for two nights. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thanks Mark, we are pleased you enjoyed our facilities and location. The 20 minute walk to the beach is mainly a pleasant stroll through the park with a nice view of the beach and town from the Benvenue Cliffs.

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Svetlana Shriyan

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

We stayed on a Powered Site on the First night in New Zealand . Very clean facilities, the camping site was clean
Kitchen well equipped.
The staff were friendly and very helpful, let us borrow the RCD cable. Very practical advice from the staff
One of the best holiday parks I have been to.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you Svetiana. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Pirita Latja

Finland

Ranking: 9/10

The best Top 10 on my trip. Somehow this site was more cozier than others. Kitchens very clean and more spacious, and you could use all the pots and pans needed.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thanks Pirita. We like being "cosier". That nicely sums up how we feel about what we do.

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Geoff Steele

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Another great Top 10 park. Located in suburban streets, walking distance to supermarkets and fast food. Very large powered sites had good separation from other motorhomes and campers. Clean and modern facilities with a large TV lounge, clean and large kitchen with a herb garden. Playground has a giant jumping pillow. Management are friendly and helpful, and do a great $2.50 coffee for club members.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you for the review Geoff, great to see you enjoyed your stay.

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Gary Prescot

Ranking: 8/10

It was exactly what you expect from a Top 10.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you, you know you are always getting a good Holiday Park when its a TOP 10 Holiday Park.

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Miah Pavlich-Wheeler

Ranking: 10/10

The Timaru Top 10 is the best! All facilities are clean and warm, under-floor heating in the bathrooms with hair dryer, no timers for hot water showers (that are also free), plenty of utensils and crockery to use in the kitchen without fee, free DVDs and DVD player (both personal and one you can hook up to the TV in TV room) for borrow from reception, lovely 20-min walk to Caroline Bay (one of the top 10 beaches in NZ), and free 100mb of WiFi but also cheap paid wifi ($5 for 1gb). Also there's a Pak n Save a short 5-10 minute walk away as well as plenty of fast food options. Very friendly staff. Only con was muddy ground but that's what we get for camping in winter!

Reviewed about 2 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you very much for the review Miah. We have now graveled a few more of our powered sites.

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Libby Price

Ranking: 10/10

Really great location. Incredibly friendly and helpful staff. Quiet and peaceful night. Pristine bathrooms kept beautifully cosy and warm with a heater all through the night! Lovely hot showers too. Kitchen looked awesome but we didn't need to use it. Wish we had time to stay longer. Reception gave us great travelling advice which we took and it couldn't have given us a greater days sightseeing. Thank you. Highly recommend this place!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Yes that underfloor heating in the communal bathrooms sure is awesome. Thank you for the review.

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Suzanne Vermeulen

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Would have been a 10 if they'd had a view but only freecamp sites seem to have amazing views in NZ.
This was the best Top 10 we stayed in during our 8 weeks in NZ: friendly staff, clean facilities, no timer/coins for shower, warm laundry possible instead of cold wash only, and good WiFi.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you for the review Suzanne. If you jump really high on the jumping pillow you might see a 'view' :).

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Simon Shih

Ranking: 9/10

The hospitality of Timaru Top 10 Holiday Park is top class. When a cold winter storm striked across South Island and our motorhome heating system failed our host came to rescue with a portable heater. A very nice park full of facilities for children to play. Clean toilet and kitchen. Very close to Pak n Save and Caroline Bay.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you Simon, I'm glad we helped to keep you warm.

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John Drake

Ranking: 8/10

All the facilities you need. All clean and nice. Handy to town and friendly staff. Price may put off some people.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you John

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Glyn and Karen Farlow

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Drive through sites, clean, well designed facilities, got what we paid for at $45, highly recommend if you have the budget.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Thank you Glyn and Karen

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Paul Wood

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

We had Christmas Day here following a lunchtime checking. I felt guilty at using he phone to call but they were fine and cheery. I wanted to BBQ lunch. There is no BBQ area but they lend you portable units - fantastic.

Large pitch with waste water disposal and water on the powered site.

Facilities block immaculate although the shower mixer tap was temperamental. The only small fault I found.

Would highly recommend.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Sandy Goh

Singapore

Ranking: 8/10

The experience was good especially that was our first campsite to check in. The hosts are being friendly and
showed us the way around the site.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Przemyslaw Gawor

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Best place we stayed in during our 2 weeks of exploring Sth. Island with our rented camper van. Spacious, quiet and relaxing - Top marks!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Stefan and Brigit and Janek

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The most cleanest facilities we had during our trip over the South Island. Fair location, very quiet, 2 min walk to supermarket. Most likely the best out of all camp sites.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Peter Harden

England

Ranking: 9/10

Ususal first class Top10 service.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Villa

France

Ranking: 10/10

Facing the lake, enough space between car parks, very clean.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

Timaru TOP 10 Holiday Park responds:

Unfortunately we don't have a lake here so I think this comment has been made on our page by mistake. Although the rest of the comment would fit us well.

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Des & Ann Bidwell

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent facilities - we had no idea these sites had so much. You get what you pay for!!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Marilyn Melhuish

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Good facilities, good service, particularly the owners.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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John Brand

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

A good campsite, helpful advice given by staff and very tidy and clean.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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Therea

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

All good facilities - nice staff.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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Stuart Beagley

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

A nice park with good ammenities.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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John Simpson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Difficult to find a dodgy Top 10 camp. This was one of the cleanest.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Dr Dorthe Bossow

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly staff, clean ablutions.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Tom Bos

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good camping ground

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Peattie

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Nice camp; great facilities; good location; friendly. Private and quiet; was off season though.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009