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

Modern, colourful purpose built facility with a new amenities building and landscaped grounds. Free showers and BBQ, log fire in kitchen/lounge and underfloor heating in bathrooms.
Site borders the Buller river and has a stunnin vista in all directions. Numerous swimming holes and fishing spots on site. Activities include chip and putt golf course, cycle/walk way along river, large checkers, volley ball, petanque. Customers are encouraged to pick their own sites and there is plenty of room to spread out. We cater for motorhomes, caravans and tents. We also have private cabins with linen supplied. They either have a queen size bed tor two single beds.

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We were designed & built with the traveller in mind.

We were designed & built with the traveller in mind.

Kitchen and Lounge area with log fire

Kitchen and Lounge area with log fire

Plenty of places to relax

Plenty of places to relax

Fresh onsite eggs

Fresh onsite eggs

Aerial view

Aerial view

Contact Details

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: 2017 - We close on the 31st of July for a winter break and reopen on the 4th of September. Office hours 8.30am to 7.00pm. Best phone number for contact 0274826199

  • 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

62 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 5.

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 :)

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Nadene Chessells


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!

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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!

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New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

One of our favourite powered sites during our South Island trip. Karen was welcoming and was informative (of the places we were thinking of heading to next), and showed us around the site and was thoughtful enough to give us the code for the disabled toilet for our littlies and chose a site that was right next to the footpath - so no walking on wet grass! Loved the BBQ, the cooking equipment/utensils, teatowels(!) and drying racks(!!) available in the common amenities block. The toilets were clean and colourful - the girls came back remarking that there was music in the toilets and the color in the block. Lovely walk down to the river and amazingly peaceful! Will definitely stay here again if we are in the Murchison area. Thanks Karen!

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Owen Dilling

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

I could not be more happy with my stay at Murchison. The hosts were friendly but unobtrusive and the park was clean, well appointed and homely. The facilities were spotless and the lovely owner even looked after my kayak on a day when I was city bound. I will certainly be coming again and staying right here beside the Buller River is what cn only be described as paradise. Well recommended!!!!

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Sue Armstrong

Ranking: 10/10

What a beautiful campsite! Facilities are very clean and welcoming with fire going in the kitchen. There is a river where in summer you can go swimming. Karen, the owner, is lovely with great advice about places to see and visit.

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Anja Röhrich


Ranking: 9/10

After 1.5 weeks in NZ we can confirm it's a good place to be. We have arrived around 6pm. It was not crowded. Luckily no sandflies either. Very friendly host, nice and tidy kitchen & bathroom. In the kitchen/TV room there is a nice fire place for cold days. The camper sites are kind of private cause separation by hedges/bush. We fully can recommend this camp site.

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Ann Teeters

United States

Ranking: 10/10

We just completed a 3 week camping trip on the south island of New Zealand. Murchison Motor Park was THE BEST campground we stayed in. Everything was perfect, from the private sites, to the shared herbs and veges, to the walk by the river. Their community kitchen was nicely supplied and everything was spotless. Wonderful bathrooms and showers. I highly recommend staying here if you are in the area!

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Alan Brown

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

This is not in Murchison, so don't give up hope if you are coming from the west! Friendly welcome, nice pitches with lovely views. Immaculate facilities. Not troubled by sandflies or wasps whilst we were there. A very relaxing experience.

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Peter Armstrong

Ranking: 9/10

Much better than the Riverside in Murchison - friendly people, nice layout, quieter.

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Matthias Wohlgemuth

Ranking: 7/10

A powered site for 2 people costs $34. Friendly and clean campground. Enough showers and toilets. According to note, the shower only runs for 7 minutes. We felt much shorter (more 3 minutes). Good cost / benefit ratio.

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Amy Smith

Ranking: 9/10

Great atmosphere, a real sense of community here. Really nice views. Camp manager was very kind. Well equipped kitchen, good and clean bathrooms although there were only 2 showers available (the only reason it's not a 10). Facilities to do laundry as well!

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Katie Ball

Ranking: 10/10

A superb campsite and really well run. All the facilities are keep really clean and lots of hot water from a log burner for showers and washing up. They sell fresh eggs and some home grown veggies too. Right next to the Buller River it's a beautiful campground but do be aware there are a few sand flies but they're all over this area. Great kitchen facilities and a hot water dispenser is available to make hot drinks, a nice touch. Enjoyed it so much we stayed another night. Stayed 28/12/16

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