Hawkes Bay Holiday Park


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Ranking: 9/10

Between the road and marshes. The place breaths calmly from the clean view of the beatiful marshes. The noise of road is not disturbing.

Fully equipped and modern kitchen. Outdoor dinning area; next to the stars. Awesome bathrooms. Not heaps but plenty for everybody.

Kind and helpful staff. A paceful spot in Hawkes Bay.

The 8 eight is due to having tend nearby the kitchen area and the toilets. Generally people are respectful but not always.

So camping 10 out of 10. Our tend spot 8 average.

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Reviewed 5 months ago

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Ranking: 8/10

The place is quite small and the people there are very friendly. The kitchen was well equipped and the facilities were clean. The owners were very helpful when my van had a flat battery. The only downside is that it is right beside the SH, which makes it quite noisy.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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United States

Ranking: 7/10

An ok site. The lady at reception was helpful and put me in the back corner by the facilities and away from most everyone else. I was away from the road, but being right next to the highway there was a fair amount of road noise. You’re directly under the approach and departure path for the airport. Facilities were clean and well laid out. A bit of a walk to the beach and you have to cross the highway. An ok place to stay for the night, but I wouldn’t make it two.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Ranking: 5/10

The shower facilities are top drawer. Did not use the kitchen as we had a campervan. But holiday park this isn't, more like a traveller camp. Lots of builders and the like who appear to be semi permanent

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Nadene Wheatley

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

It is quite close to the main road, but we were lucky and had a powered site on the far side away from the road, and facing the lovely sunset over hills and fields, and couldn't really hear it. The facilities are very clean and of a good standard: bathrooms and laundry. You have to pay for wifi though.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Shelley Fox

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful location, fantastic setup! The kitchen and bathrooms were clean and well maintained and the park is very quiet and full of friendly people. The owners are lovely people who went above and beyond to ensure that we had a wonderful stay.
Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Janneke Hekhuis


Ranking: 7/10

It's not the prettiest site and not best location, near a busy road, but very convenient. We chose this campsite for the facilities. They were the best of all the campsites we have visited. They even have music in the toilets!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Tessa Stukstette

Ranking: 7/10

Nice owners. Tent site next to a busy road, you can ask for a site away from the road. Clean and good showers and toilets. No equipment available in the kitchen.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Vicky Taylor

Ranking: 9/10

This holiday park has fantastic new owners. The park is located on the cycle way and very close to top Napier wineries - one within walking distance. The facilities are lovely and kept to an incredibly high standard. It is close to the road but the road noise dropped off significantly at night and didn't disturb us at all.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Ed Hill

Ranking: 6/10

Really close to the road so quite noisy. No EFTPOS, cash only and $17pp for a powered site. Really clean facilities, good showers, friendly staff and simple large kitchen (no pots or utensils provided). 400m walk to the beach. Ok for a stop before Napier but personally wouldn't stay for more than a night (have a look at the amazing free spots South of Napier!). Some really great fruit and vege places around to stop for a shop.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Sidney Stokkers


Ranking: 8/10

Very well maintained and very clean. Close enough to Napier and to the main roads. Would definitely stay here again

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in October 2014

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Sharon Wang


Ranking: 10/10

Sites kept meticulously clean. It's apparent that the owner puts lots of consideration into developing this site, just like someone who builds his house for himself and family to live.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Andrew Young

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Let down by noise throughout the night from the state highway that runs right next to the site and by aircraft landing and taking off at Napier Airport. It is right under the flight path.
Good facilities and a friendly owner compensate to some extent.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

This park is best suited to campervans, and not so much for children, as there are no kids facilities. Nice, quiet except for road noise as right next to SH2, and easily the cleanest facilities at any campground I have seen (as clean as a good hotel!). Not as much around, so ideal as a base, but need to drive to get to shops etc

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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hendrik king


Ranking: 9/10

Friendly place to stay, nice.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in January 2011

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Ranking: 9/10

Maybe one of the best (low cost) van parks in NZ. Very clean, nice and helpful owners. The small airport in the neigborhood is some minor.

Reviewed about 8 years ago

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Lil Irish


Ranking: 9/10

Really clean bathrooms, owner friendly and very helpful.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Matt Roper

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Small holiday park, but don't let this put you off. Very friendly, reasonably priced with all amenities and very close to the wineries.

Reviewed about 10 years ago