Waipatiki Beach Holiday Park



12 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

77 Camping Grounds

84 Dump Station

16 Napier



after the big one
beautiful beach
what a spot
bush walks close to camp
one of the cabins



The Holiday park is terraced to make the most of the fantastic views – listen to the sound of the waves and the birds sing.

Waipatiki Beach Holiday Park is situated 30 min north of Napier 12kms off SH2 Napier Wairoa Road (take Tangoio Road turnoff).The holiday park is accessed through a farm with good access for large vehicles and overlooks Waipatiki Beach – a golden sandy beach just 300m away.

The park is terraced to make the most of the beautiful views.

The sandy beach offers swimming, surfing, fishing, diving with the fresh water stream being popular with younger children. Small boats can be launched from beach. The many coastal and bush walks are well worth exploring with kahikatea trees, nikau palms and a redwood forest. There are many additional walks and cycleways nearby. Enjoy the numerous beautiful native birds including tui, kereru and bellbirds.

Your horse can be accommodated by arrangement. We do not allow dogs at the park so please make alternative arrangements for them.

Waipatiki Beach Holiday Park is a beautiful holiday destination; school camp site or a unique venue for your wedding.

There is something for everyone at Waipatiki Beach Holiday Park.

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Feature Value Info


North IslandHawkes BayNapier


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds




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    Powered Sites

    Suitable for campervans, caravans and tents.

    Adult $20/day
    Child $8/day
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    Standard Cabins

    Standard cabins with 2-4 people sleeping, toaster/kettle.

    Base Rate (2 persons) $60/day
    Extra Adult $18/day
    Extra Child $8/day
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    Non-Powered Sites

    Suitable for campervans, caravans and tents not requiring power.

    Adult $18/day
    Child $8/day
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    Kitchen Cabins

    Kitchen cabins with 6 people sleeping, kitchen & toilet.

    Base Rate (2 persons) $95/day
    Extra Adult $18/day
    Extra Child $8/day
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    Self-Contained Cabins

    Self contained cabins with 5-6 people sleeping, kitchen, shower & toilet.

    Base Rate (2 persons) $105/day
    Extra Adult $18/day
    Extra Child $8/day


Roger from Wales 's avatar

Roger from Wales

Ranking: 8/10

We checked in with the owners daughter who we think was too young to be left in charge because she was unable to give us relevant information. Eg where to fill our water tank, how to get to the beach. A storm had heaped up sand so the river was backed up making it difficult to get to the beach.
The site facilities were great and very clean. The owner was extremely helpful when we had major problems with our camper van letting me use his phone to seek help. Also he helped us to temporarily repair the van so we could take it to a garage for a permanent repair. We were impressed with his attitude and skills.

Reviewed 15 days ago

Paul Smith's avatar

Paul Smith

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

At the end of a steep road but right on the beach, typical kiwi site with good basic facilities. Beach beautiful.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Marc Willemsen

Ranking: 9/10

A small hidden paradise. Beautiful ride into the Bay. Warm welcome by the new owners who started to upgrade the campground. Warm showers and clean kitchen area. Beautiful white sandy beach. Nice lay-out of the campground and spacious powered lots with nice sea view.
Real value for money at only $13 per person for a powered lot.
Super quiet.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Lesly Zwart

Ranking: 8/10

We’ve stayed here in December 2017, just before the holidays starts so it wasn’t busy. Beautiful place next to the beach. Friendly staff. Nice pitches with oceanview. The showers and toilets needs renovation. It wasn’t very clean but that won’t hold us going back sometime. We travelled with a self contained camper.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Lawrence Bowen

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice place. Unfortunately it was raining the day we arrived!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Gillian Scott's avatar

Gillian Scott

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful location next to beach. Spacious sites. Good, clean facilities. Amazing drive from main road to the campsite.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Melvin Spear

Ranking: 7/10

Let down by the scruffy and unkempt gents facilities -peeling paint and cobwebs...the ladies were spotless!! Location 10/10 and all sites have a beach view. Access to beach via a wade across river or pontoon. Sandy beach probably not safe for swimming - some big waves!! Friendly reception. Very quiet, just the sound of the waves....

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

Pieke's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful spot in a remote setting. I am not sure if the facilities had been cleaned for a very long time though.... Even I wanted to get the water-blaster out and give the bathrooms a good scrub. The BBQ's had also seen better days. The cabins looked good though, so maybe that would be the way forward as opposed to camping? Cool walks nearby around the cliffs and through the forest.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in January 2013

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Ranking: 9/10

Very good nature.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful full campsite with amazing views over the beach. You can easily walk to any of the good facilities. It's a very nice stay when not busy.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in December 2009

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GillianK's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly and helpful staff - superb location.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Ranking: 10/10

It was near the beach and very quiet.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009