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Murchison Motorhome Park was designed and built specifically with the traveller in mind.

Murchison Motorhome Park is the newest park in the area, purpose- built and designed with the traveler in mind. The site borders the Buller river and has a stunning vista in all directions. We cater for motorhomes, caravans and tents, and customers are encouraged to pick their own sites - there is plenty of room to spread out! We have 3 fully furnished private cabins available, linen and towels supplied.

Our site includes:
- purpose built, modern amenities building
- kitchen-lounge with log fire
- enclosed verandah with casual seating
- free showers
- free BBQ
- laundry and clothesline
- fresh organic vegetables (in season) and free-range eggs available

Other activities include:
- Chip 'n Putt golf course
- petanque,
- volleyball,
- large outdoor checkers
- walkway along the river.
- DVDs available

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Email: murchmotor.park@xtra.co.nz

Website: Murchison Motorhome Park

Phone: +64 274 826 199

Murchison Address:
2596 Kawatiri-Murchison Hwy State Hwy 6

Operating Season And Hours: 2018 - The park opens for the 2018-19 season on 4th September. We look forward to welcoming new and returning customers. Gates Close at 8pm every night, unless prior arrangement has been made.

72 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 6.

Jenny's avatar

Jenny

Ranking: 10/10

This was the best park we stayed in on the South Island. The facilities were great and clean. The kitchen well equiped and with a fire. Our hostess was very helpful. There were fresh herbs to use and the gardens were beautiful. Our adult daughter had had enough of sleeping in the van and hired a little cabin for the night which she said was very comfortable. We would definitely recommend this park.

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Stephen Lindsay

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Ideal stopover for campervans. Well set out. Great facilities, warm welcome and well cared for. Beautiful river.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Karli18

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful setting, clean facilities, great value for money and walking down to the river is a must. Freedom to choose your own camper site was great.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Nat

Ranking: 10/10

Loved my stay here, favourite place during my trip. Powered sites are close to amenities but still private enough with hedges between and wooden outdoor tables at most. The amenities were excellent, wood fired heater inside the fully equipped kitchen to keep cozy, lovely outdoor but enclosed tables, small charge for washer and dryer, lovely owner. If you get time go for a stroll down the back and check out the river! The rocklined river is gorgeous and worth the sandfly bite or two. Overall would highly recommend!

Reviewed 6 months ago

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The Weathersons

Ranking: 8/10

This a really lovely site next to the river with some lovely views. We were booked in for 2 nights but only stayed for 1 as unfortunately there was a bee infestation which meant we could not sit outside and unfortunately being stung several times whilst collecting the washing of the line.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Johannes Kempf

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice, very clean. Full recommendation!

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Malindi Esterhuizen

Ranking: 8/10

We really enjoyed our overnight stay. The owner is very friendly. The facilities are clean and looked new. Our boys also had lots of fun playing with the resident Border Collie. :) We can highly recommend this campsite as a sleepover.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Emma Guthrie

Ranking: 8/10

The bugs, argh the bugs! I’m sure it’s just the time of year and/or this part of the country but dive bombing bumble bees and sandflies do get frustrating. However they do have a meshed-in porch off the kitchen for bug free dining. Bugs aside, the facilities are wonderful, as are the hosts. Lots of room to pitch your tent and level private sections for campervans.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Henry Hunter

Ranking: 10/10

This was the best Park we stayed in on North or South Island. Location is stunning and staff and facilities top notch. It’s not in town (which is why it’s so nice) but only a short drive away you can find really good dinner and a phenomenal breakfast (try the banana and bacon pancake stack) at the Rivers Cafe.

Reviewed 8 months ago

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Joanna du Toit

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Buy your vegetables from her garden. They were delectable! Friendly, warm and helpful service. Same price for powered and unpowered sites. Large area to camp but limited shade from trees. Good kitchen facilities. Bathroom would benefit from a bit more ventilation. Showers are on a 7-min timer but it is free. Dip in the river was an experience to remember (especially fighting those sandflies on the way back).

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Edwin Bos

Ranking: 10/10

As good as it gets! Very clean and all of the needed facilities were there. This was our first camping since the pick-up of our motorhome in Christchurch on our way to Abel Tasman. The detour due to the earthquake highway works drove us through this place and it was perfect. A shame to have this as a basic :)

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Nadene Chessells

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

We stayed at this great park last night as a halfway spot between Blenheim and Hamner Springs. Super clean amenities, great host, stunning location. Thoroughly recommend. Thanks for the laughs Karen!

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Prudence Jane

Ranking: 10/10

By far the best place we have stayed on our trip so far! The lady who served us was super friendly and welcoming. The grounds are beautiful, facilities clean and new, nice level powered sites and we felt totally safe here. I wish all camp sites were like this. It’s a great halfway point between the north and West Coast, highly recommend!

Reviewed 11 months ago

Murchison Motorhome Park Products

  • Powered Sites

    Powered Site per person $18/day
    Extra Adult $18/day
    Child 6-16 $10/day
    Under 5 $5/day
  • Non-Powered Sites

    Non-powered Site per person $18/day
    Extra Adult $18/day
    Child 6-16 $10/day
    Under 5 $5/day
  • Private Cabin

    Queen Bed $75/day
    Twin Bed $75/day
    Single $50/day

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This review was selected by Karen Steadman of Murchison Motorhome Park on Thu 22 Feb, 2018.

Henry Hunter's avatar

Henry Hunter

Ranking: 10/10

This was the best Park we stayed in on North or South Island. Location is stunning and staff and facilities top notch. It’s not in town (which is why it’s so nice) but only a short drive away you can find really good dinner and a phenomenal breakfast (try the banana and bacon pancake stack) at the Rivers Cafe.

Reviewed 8 months ago

72 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 6.

Jenny's avatar

Jenny

Ranking: 10/10

This was the best park we stayed in on the South Island. The facilities were great and clean. The kitchen well equiped and with a fire. Our hostess was very helpful. There were fresh herbs to use and the gardens were beautiful. Our adult daughter had had enough of sleeping in the van and hired a little cabin for the night which she said was very comfortable. We would definitely recommend this park.

Reviewed 4 months ago

Stephen  Lindsay 's avatar

Stephen Lindsay

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Ideal stopover for campervans. Well set out. Great facilities, warm welcome and well cared for. Beautiful river.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Karli18's avatar

Karli18

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful setting, clean facilities, great value for money and walking down to the river is a must. Freedom to choose your own camper site was great.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Nat's avatar

Nat

Ranking: 10/10

Loved my stay here, favourite place during my trip. Powered sites are close to amenities but still private enough with hedges between and wooden outdoor tables at most. The amenities were excellent, wood fired heater inside the fully equipped kitchen to keep cozy, lovely outdoor but enclosed tables, small charge for washer and dryer, lovely owner. If you get time go for a stroll down the back and check out the river! The rocklined river is gorgeous and worth the sandfly bite or two. Overall would highly recommend!

Reviewed 6 months ago

Murchison Motorhome Park is open for business… Visit Website …now's your chance to take a closer look.

The Weathersons's avatar

The Weathersons

Ranking: 8/10

This a really lovely site next to the river with some lovely views. We were booked in for 2 nights but only stayed for 1 as unfortunately there was a bee infestation which meant we could not sit outside and unfortunately being stung several times whilst collecting the washing of the line.

Reviewed 6 months ago

Johannes Kempf's avatar

Johannes Kempf

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice, very clean. Full recommendation!

Reviewed 7 months ago

Avoid Camping Fines!

The only camping map where each location is approved by every regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

The Rankers Camping NZ app, is also in association with…

Malindi Esterhuizen's avatar

Malindi Esterhuizen

Ranking: 8/10

We really enjoyed our overnight stay. The owner is very friendly. The facilities are clean and looked new. Our boys also had lots of fun playing with the resident Border Collie. :) We can highly recommend this campsite as a sleepover.

Reviewed 7 months ago

Emma Guthrie's avatar

Emma Guthrie

Ranking: 8/10

The bugs, argh the bugs! I’m sure it’s just the time of year and/or this part of the country but dive bombing bumble bees and sandflies do get frustrating. However they do have a meshed-in porch off the kitchen for bug free dining. Bugs aside, the facilities are wonderful, as are the hosts. Lots of room to pitch your tent and level private sections for campervans.

Reviewed 8 months ago

Camping NZ App Icon

Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

Download from the App Store Download Android app on Google Play

Henry Hunter's avatar

Henry Hunter

Ranking: 10/10

This was the best Park we stayed in on North or South Island. Location is stunning and staff and facilities top notch. It’s not in town (which is why it’s so nice) but only a short drive away you can find really good dinner and a phenomenal breakfast (try the banana and bacon pancake stack) at the Rivers Cafe.

Reviewed 8 months ago

Joanna du Toit's avatar

Joanna du Toit

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Buy your vegetables from her garden. They were delectable! Friendly, warm and helpful service. Same price for powered and unpowered sites. Large area to camp but limited shade from trees. Good kitchen facilities. Bathroom would benefit from a bit more ventilation. Showers are on a 7-min timer but it is free. Dip in the river was an experience to remember (especially fighting those sandflies on the way back).

Reviewed 9 months ago

Murchison Motorhome Park is open for business… Visit Website …now's your chance to take a closer look.

Edwin Bos's avatar

Edwin Bos

Ranking: 10/10

As good as it gets! Very clean and all of the needed facilities were there. This was our first camping since the pick-up of our motorhome in Christchurch on our way to Abel Tasman. The detour due to the earthquake highway works drove us through this place and it was perfect. A shame to have this as a basic :)

Reviewed 10 months ago

Nadene Chessells's avatar

Nadene Chessells

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

We stayed at this great park last night as a halfway spot between Blenheim and Hamner Springs. Super clean amenities, great host, stunning location. Thoroughly recommend. Thanks for the laughs Karen!

Reviewed 11 months ago

Prudence Jane's avatar

Prudence Jane

Ranking: 10/10

By far the best place we have stayed on our trip so far! The lady who served us was super friendly and welcoming. The grounds are beautiful, facilities clean and new, nice level powered sites and we felt totally safe here. I wish all camp sites were like this. It’s a great halfway point between the north and West Coast, highly recommend!

Reviewed 11 months ago

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