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Rapahoe Bay Holiday Park

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A small quiet camp on the edge of a beach with sheltered sites and some with sea views. Swimming at beach and in on-site pool. Powered and tent sites sheltered with hedges, all usual facilities - limited units by way of on-site caravans and cabins all with freeview TV and fridges, kitchenette supplies, bedding for hire. Centre of the West Coast, adjacent to national park, walking tracks close by. Volleyball, badminton and children's playground with sandpit. Kitchen equipped with microwaves, stoves, pots and pans. Main hall has dining and lounge areas with books, magazines and darts. Laundry has two large washing machines and two dryers. Showers are free.
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Hokitika Airport44 km
Westport Airport76 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The holiday park provides absolute beach front camping sites on the stunning wild West Coast. The sites are not overly generous size wise but sufficient for a couple of nights stay in a mid size caravan. The showers are unusually placed as cubicles within the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank R8581QDsuem
Response from holidaypark, Front Office Manager at Rapahoe Bay Holiday ParkResponded 2 weeks ago

There are no semi permanent caravans in this camp - what toilet bowl ? The grounds are suffering from the devastation of 2 full on cyclones right through the face of the camp which cleared all the shelter belts and hedges away, flooded all the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The views were spectacular and enjoyed being on the beach. Stayed a bit up on the hill with a campervan. The place is kept clean inside and the facilities are good. Has toilets, 2 showers and a kitchen with dining area. You need your own...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from holidaypark, Front Office Manager at Rapahoe Bay Holiday ParkResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you sir/madam you behaved exactly as we would like in an honesty system situation. We are in the office twice a day, and there is a cleaner daily, . However campers often miss us, though we can be contacted with a phone call. Sorry...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

We absolutely loved staying here! its right on the beach, friendly staff, facilities are dated but well looked after and very clean. The price was very reasonable - and we got a night free for saying a week. I would thoroughly recommend this place if...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

It seemed to us that if people want visitors they could be a little more cooperative and help people with things that crop up. Situated in an almost wilderness environment right on the sea which is probably a little tooooooo close with climate change. Being...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Response from holidaypark, Front Office Manager at Rapahoe Bay Holiday ParkResponded 30 July 2017

It is well documented for the 3 or 4 campers PER WEEK that come to the camp at this time of year (mid-winter) that the place is on an an honesty system. It is still maintained and cleaned, and most people can follow the instructions,...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

The owner is the rudest person I've ever met during my travels. This stay was my worst experience of my whole NZ stay (more than a year with lots of camping). Avoid this place if you want peace around yourself. The grumpy old man was...More

Date of stay: February 2017
4  Thank huszár z
Response from holidaypark, Front Office Manager at Rapahoe Bay Holiday ParkResponded 5 July 2017

Ahaha - here is that person again, trolling through all the accommodation sites with her falsehoods. Funny how her experience is at odds with other people, who write so well of us. As it happens her case stands out because she was trying to get...More

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"Do not go unless the owners are there."
21 Apr 2017
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"Try the motel next door maybe."
6 Jan 2017
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"With a camper, go to the upper part in the back for the best sea views"
23 May 2016
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"Sleep away from the sea unless you find the tide sound ok."
4 Aug 2015
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