Murchison Motorhome Park

Murchison Motorhome Park



83 Rankers Reviews

12 Face-to-Face

8 Camping Grounds

4 Dump Station

1 Murchison



We were designed & built with the traveller in mind.
Kitchen and Lounge area with log fire
Plenty of places to relax


OPEN for 2019-20 - Gates close 8.30pm!

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:
- free WiFi internet connection
- 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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Feature Value Info


South IslandNelson RegionMurchison


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds

Operating Season And Hours

We are open after the winter break, and the park is looking good this Spring

Gates Close at 8.30pm every night, unless prior arrangement has been made.




  • Powered Sites

    Powered Site per person $19/day
    Extra Adult $19/day
    Child 6-16 $10/day
    Under 5 $5/day
  • Non-Powered Sites

    Non-powered Site per person $19/day
    Extra Adult $19/day
    Child 6-16 $10/day
    Under 5 $5/day
  • Private Cabin

    Queen Bed $70/day
    Twin Bed $70/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 almost 2 years ago

Mark's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

What a great camping experience and lovely staff. Well worth a visit

Reviewed 19 days ago

Lukas's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

One of the best sides we stopped on our trip.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Gil's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

The best camp we stayed in NZ. Beautiful, clean, and great facilities.
Definitely would come again!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Tom McKernan

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Immaculate site, impeccable hosting, great value. Just 9k from Murchision, this is the place for a layover. The owner clearly takes great pride in her site and maintains it to a high standard. Has the coolest music I've heard in any NZ campsite shower block. All you need for a comfortable stay. And all for only $19!

Why would you? It's clean, tidy and well run by a very personable owner. And great value.

Why wouldn't you? You're not stopping in Murchison.

Mark-downs? Nothing to get picky about given the overall quality of the place and the value for money.

Would I return? Yes, absolutely.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Katherine Ong

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Back again for a second time (since 2017). Still an awesome place! Great stay with a friendly host and clean amenities! Thank you!

Reviewed 4 months ago

Pedro's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Nice place and beautiful river. Facilities are very good and clean.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Jill Grimwood

Ranking: 10/10

Perfect campsite and facilities, exceptionally clean and tidy, owner is very helpful and pleasant, grows her veg which you can purchase. Lovely river walk and swimming hole.

Reviewed 12 months ago

Barry's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

What a gem of a place, everything you’d need carefully thought out and resourced -even fresh veg and eggs! Especially good on this occasion as there are only a few bumblebees- unlike a few years ago when there was a plague!!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Brian Palmer

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Best site. Karen showed us around all the facilities. Very peaceful. Super clean kitchen, toilets.
Can't fault it.
Brian and Leanne (Wales)

Reviewed about 1 year ago

Macker's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice little place, very quiet (Nov). Variety of campsites on grass and gravel, choose gravel when it's wet!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Guillaume's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

One of the best holiday park that I've seen in the south island ! I went there during my bike trip and booked a cabin for 2 nights. It's totally in the middle of nowhere perfect to have a good rest ! All the facilities are brand new : shower, kitchen, beds.. everything is Clean, Excellent quality and easy to use.
+1 for the fresh eggs and vegies that you can get there !
Highly recommanded.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Jenny's avatar


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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago