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Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park

Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park 85 Scott Road RD 4 Tamaterau, Whangarei Heads 0174 New Zealand
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#1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Whangarei Heads
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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Vickskix wrote a review 6 Apr
Wellington, New Zealand125 contributions54 helpful votes
Lovely spot right on the waterfront. Peaceful and pretty. Lots of potential. Close enough to Whangarei township to shop for supplies, but also not far to drive to the glorious ocean beaches. The camp’s access is quite tight for large vehicles. Amenities are basic but adequate. The bins were overflowing however, and remained so even after a couple of days, which detracted from the experience. Overall, the could do with a bit of investment and more TLC.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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DeeeeThomson wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand69 contributions11 helpful votes
I can’t believe how harsh other reviews are, this is a low cost campground... our stay was exactly what we expected. The Blue Heron is your typical NZ campgrounds, if you find things substandard I suggest you try a motel as camping possibly isn’t for you. • We didn’t come for the WiFi, we came for a break. • We didn’t come for flash facilities, we came to relax. The Blue Heron is in a fantastic spot, and being small you’re guaranteed it’s not going to be overcrowded. While cheap and cheerful it’s tidy and has everything you need from a small campground including seaside powered sites. A lot of the sites are dirt/dust but if you come prepared it’s no biggie and the team at Blue Heron have done their best to minimise the issue. The kitchen/dining area has great views, the staff were super friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Charlott wrote a review Jan 2021
Torbay, New Zealand2 contributions
We were a bit weary after other reviews but we couldn’t have been happier! Our trip made up of four families started off with a friendly greeting and even lollipops for the kids. We had the large 3 bedroom house which suited us perfectly. Room 1: A queen bed and seperate little room attached with bunk beds lots of space Room 2: A bunk bed (double on the bottom) and another single Room 3: A queen bed and plenty of space all around for a portable cot A large lounge area with plenty of seating A kitchen with everything you need with a large fridge freezer and round dining table with plenty of seats Outside a deck overlooking the camp ground and fenced area with a clothing line. The bathroom is being redone so the brand new shower was excellent, not the best pressure but nice and clean. Everything we needed for a stay with 6 adults and 4 kids and all bedrooms separated at each end of the house so plenty of room. A very kiwi camp ground (no it’s not new) but everything you could need and very clean. The owners made us feel very welcome and we can’t wait to go back again soon.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Megan C wrote a review Jan 2021
New Zealand48 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed for two nights in December. The campground is quite small but the sites are a good size and if you are in the bottom section you are right by the sea which is just lovely. In the lower camp there are only two toilets and two showers - given the camp was full we gave up waiting as they were always busy. They are 50c for 5min if you lucky enough not to have a queue. The bathrooms are pretty tired but clean enough - old school concrete block. Great that can take dogs.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Tom R wrote a review Dec 2020
Wellington, New Zealand11 contributions1 helpful vote
the campground is nicely situated (its a way out of town) but its getting old and the facilities need maintenance and upgrading (some work being undertaken when we were there). Trees around the campsite are a bit low if you have a 3M plus high van
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Date of stay: December 2020
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionWhangarei Heads
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park
Which popular attractions are close to Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park?
Nearby attractions include The Northland Emergency Services Trust (5.3 km) and Motukiore Island (1.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and self serve laundry.
What food & drink options are available at Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include TopSail, Parua Bay Tavern, and Land & Sea Cafe, Bar and Eatery.
Are pets allowed at Blue Heron Waterfront Holiday Park?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.