Bay of Islands Campervan Park



42 Rankers Reviews

6 Face-to-Face

103 Camping Grounds

33 Paihia



The new building with office, showers and toilets.
Park amongst the Olive Groves
BBQ Area - with Grill Plate, Cooker Plate & BBQ's
Close to the Bay, Walking Distance to town


Relax amongst mature olive trees, located a 15 minute walk from central Paihia, and opposite the main supermarket

CAMPERVAN PARK set amongst 2 acres of a mature Olive Trees, a 15 minute walk from PAIHIA. 15 Minute ride to Waitangi Mountain Bike Park
$20.00 per person; $5.00 Van Electricity. (offer a 15% Discount to NZMCA members)
Shower Facility – $2.00 per 5 minute Shower – coin operated
Countdown Supermarket opposite the Site
18 powered and 10 unpowered sites. CARAVANS welcome
PET FRIENDLY – you can bring your dog, cat, or goat.
Beach and Bay 2 minutes walk.
Wharf and town 15 minute walk
Covered BBQ area with free gas BBQ’s, tables and chairs adjacent to a large lily pond. (NB Not Fenced).
Laundry with large Commercial Washer & Dryer. Outdoor washing line.
TENT sites amongst the orchard, which is on sloping ground or on field beside pond.
(Please note we only have our BBQ facility and do not have full kitchen facilities. There are sinks available for washing dishes.)

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Feature Value Info


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  • Camping Grounds

Operating Season And Hours

Open Year Round, no gates so 24 hour access (Security Patrolled)



  • Non-Powered Sites

    Water, toilet, laundry, shower and covered free BBQ area.

    Extra Adult $23/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $40/day
    Extra Child $12/day
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    Powered Sites

    Water, toilet, laundry, shower and covered free BBQ area. Free Unlimited Wifi

    Base Rate (2 persons) $45/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $12/day
    Power Fee $5 per van $5/day
  • Tent Site

    Extra Adult $20/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $32/day
    Extra Child $12/day
  • Yurts - Glamping Tents

    Base Rate (2 persons) $110/day
  • Cabins

    Base Rate (2 persons) $64/day
    Extra Adult $23/day
    Extra Child $12/day
  • Two Bedroom Tourist Flat

    Base Rate (2 persons) $145/day
    Extra Adult $23/day
    Extra Child $12/day
  • Studio Tourist Flats

    Base Rate (2 persons) $115/day
    Extra Adult $23/day
    Extra Child $12/day

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Showing 13 reviews of 42.

Jimij's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

I would like to thank Jan who was a nice person to deal with. Little things do go a long way. Thank you again

Reviewed 3 months ago

Markus's avatar


Ranking: 2/10

Well where to start.
Let’s start with check in.
We arrived at 1pm. No one there. There is a phone to call them. A frantic voice tell you check in is at 2. all you want from them is your lot, but all campers just had to wait for an hour for nothing.

The kitchen is just a pagola with disgustingly old soiled cookers. Don’t even think of a fridge.bird poo on every chair and table. Would take 5 min to clean up, but no ownership.

$2 for a hot shower when the campground powered is 55 per night with two adults is steep...
Also when the campground is full there is just not enough facilities. Queues at the toilet, shower...

On the upside countdown is just across the road.

Look: in comparison to many European campgrounds we stayed at still good, but far below the kiwi average.

One thing is certain: first and last time here.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Jess's avatar


Ranking: 5/10

Cost $45 for a powered site and two of us, the showers cost $2 for 5 minutes. When I tried to use it the hot water wasn’t working so had to get a member of staff to help, not a very nice shower either lots of empty bottles and blocked drain.
However managed to charge everything and refill van with water. Countdown is across the road which was handy as well. But all in all was expensive for not a lot.

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Disappointed tourist

Ranking: 2/10

We arrived today and were pretty disappointed. The kitchen is just a small cleaning area. Most of the toilets are in a trailer you know from bigger events. However what was absolutely shameless was the two dollar fee per 5 minutes of hot water in the shower. A powred campsite allready costs 45 for two adults. Never again

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Patrick's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

We stayed here for two weeks in January 2018, we had a fantastic time and the owners at the time were very friendly & because we were staying for two weeks they put us on site 4 which is a lot bigger than the others and it also gets good wifi, the other sites are very small & only suitable for two or three nights. In July 2018 we decided to rebook for another two weeks, 27 December through to the 11 of January, we requested site 4 & this was confirmed, we also recommend this camp to two other family’s who would be there for several days during our stay,
Well when we arrived I could see another family was set up on our site. I pointed this out to Jan & she said she couldn’t guarantee bookings made by the previous owner, wtf! I said to Jan I specifically requested site 4 & it was confirmed in an email. She said “well if you don’t like it you can go somewhere else” what a bitch, who runs a business this way, even on her computer it showed we were on site 4 but for some reason only known to Jan the day before she gave out site to another family.
At no time did Jan accept she had made a dogs breakfast of the situation.

Reviewed 9 months ago and experienced in December 2018

Dan's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful spot with great amenities. Close walk into town for a little night life and amazing food. Travelling In a campervan and only stayed one night, price at $20/person for non powered was a little steep, but don’t regret spending it!

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Elke fuenfstueck

Ranking: 8/10

Small park, but very tidy, friendly staff and good organisation

Reviewed 10 months ago

Peter's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great site good location showers and toilets were excellent. Jan the owner could not have been more helpful. We are from Uk and have been travelling around NZ for five weeks and this is the best site we have stayed on.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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The Olivers

Ranking: 10/10

We loved it here- the hosts were incredibly friendly and the facilities were amazing, yes you pay $2 for a shower but they are the nicest showers I’ve ever had! The host even encouraged me and my husband to share a shower as the cubicles have heaps of room. We never had to wait for either a toilet or a shower.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Bay of Islands Campervan Park responds:

Thank you - we are pleased you enjoyed your stay; we appreciate your nice comments

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Robert Wilkinson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Small site which has spaces for tents and motor homes. Showers and laundry all coin operated
15 mins walk to town
Easy to find
Next to Road so little traffic noise

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Stefanie's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

It is a really nice and new (looking) campervan park. Very nice people and very clean facilities. They do a very good job and have a brilliant system for late arrivals and non-bookers. You can arrive at any time.

I felt very good and cozy (especially recovering a cold in my campervan), hot water always available for tea.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Bay of Islands Campervan Park responds:

Thank you - really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, we like the late arrival system too; we copied it from a site we visited in Aus

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Gwen Entwhistle

Ranking: 10/10

Stayed here 2 nights on campervan road trip.The site is small but lovely grassy slightly shaded pitches with picnic benches if you want them. There are gas BBQs to use, laundry facilities great shower and toilets are very clean. What more do you want on a site . Oh and the hosts are very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay if ever in this part of the world again.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Bay of Islands Campervan Park responds:

Thank you - really nice review - we appreciate it . We are super pleased when people enjoy their stay

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Karly Adams

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic site! Private, comfortable and well run. We had a lovely time. The facilities were clean, modern and well kept. No toilet queue at any point of the day.
Free WiFi was a big bonus.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Bay of Islands Campervan Park responds:

Fantastic - thank you. We do find people love the wifi - its so much a part of life these days isn't it