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Jacksons Holiday Park & Retreat

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived it was super late and raining. The woman who checked us in was the owner and wasn't super friendly but she gave us what we asked for and informed us of everything that we needed to know. The community room was extremely clean and comfortable. Sadly The wood burning stove was not working and that was a...

Thank katrinangel2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had an over night stay. First impressions were good with the picturesque location and well kept gardens. The bathrooms were immaculate as was the kitchen/common room as well as being practical and cozy with it's fire place. Staff were friendly. We really enjoyed seeing glows worms for the first time as we had missed them on...

Thank Adam M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here as a stopover en route to the glaciers and it is a great little operation. Owners and staff were very friendly and helpful, location was beautiful, facilities were excellent especially the showers, and we had a great experience overall. We were camping in a tent in the open section and the only quirk with the place is...

Thank CT101_10
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great place for a midway shower and freshen up after a few days of campervanning. Definitely the best bathrooms, kitchen and sitting area (no TV!) of the places we've stayed. The setting is amazing, and the glow worms are great if you have kids. Note: We didn't have any phone reception, but the park has fast wifi...

Thank Jack E
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We only planned to stay one night but ended up staying two! The atmosphere was so relaxing. Seeing the glow worms and the waterfall were amazing. The amenities were very modern and we found the best washrooms here of our whole NZ trip. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank Pigfumbler
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This motorpark has great views and is well set out. I booked an undercover - yes undercover spot as the forecast was for rain. And it rained but my camper was in luxury. The facilities here are very comfortable. The kitchen/lounge is large. Does get busy so patience or timing is a must. Gas cooking - excellent. Good lounge area,...

Thank johnboydunedin
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had a great two nights at the park. all the reviews we've read were right on the money, beautiful setting and access to great walks. The manager was exceptionally friendly and helpful. Gave us some tips to see the glow worms which were amazing

Thank louisrizzolo
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We LOVED our stay at Jackson's. The staff are incredibly helpful and friendly and it was a great location for visiting Arthur's Pass. The facilities were excellent (best shower block I think I've ever seen at a campsite!) and the added bonus of being able to walk to see glow worms made this a very enjoyable stay.

Thank AThomas89
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We loved our one night stop over at this gorgeous holiday park. We had a very warm welcome and even a little check to see if every thing was ok 😊 amenities were very stylish and clean. Waterfalls are definitely worth the walk.

Thank Bernice T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Very convenient spot to stay for those about to drive Arthur's Pass. The location is beautiful, with glow worms nearby and lovely touches around the camp site like fresh flowers in the bathroom and fresh bread available for purchase in the morning. The kitchen and common area is very welcoming, though I did wish it had been kept a bit...

Thank RebL1231

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jackson's Holiday Park is the only Camping/RV Park on the Great Alpine Highway 73 linking Christchurch on the East Coast with the ever changing and diverse West Coast. Set on fifteen acres of beautifully terraced powered, non powered and tent sites allowing stunning views of the mighty Taramakau River, snow capped mountains of the Southern Alps, waterfalls and of course our own stunning NZ native rain forest. We boast accommodation for all budgets, from our cosy cabins, self-contained units and camp sites that are large, private and set amongst native bush providing a peaceful, relaxing, eco-friendly environment for your complete enjoyment. Unique to New Zealand are our innovative covered large barns each with private bays, fresh water, power and a panoramic window to take in the alpine & river views while of course keeping you dry or shaded from the beautifully unpredictable West Coast Rain Forest weather. Camp facilities for your enjoyment include a modern self-catering kitchen complete with pots, pan, cutlery and crockery, comfortable lounge and dining area complete with TV and log fire, beautifully appointed spacious heated bathrooms with exceptional free showers. We also boast a large access facility, coin operated laundry facilities, washing line & Peg's free BBQ, free adult bike hire, baby bath, high chair, WIFI hot spot & internet station, DVD hire and on site dump station. Visit our pantry for your basic or not so basic camping requirements, order fresh home made bread, our own free range eggs and also from our own tunnel house seasonal veggies. Jackson's are extremely proud of our awards, we welcome and thank you in advance for your comments and views: Qualmark 5 Star, Enviro Gold, Ranker's Supreme Winner - Voted by Travellers like you, Lonely Planet "Superb Facilities, Exceptional & Stacks of Excellence", Trip Advisor "Award of Excellence", Reverse Group "Award for Innovation" 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Jackson's Holiday Park is located 33 km's West of Arthurs Pass, 800mtrs West of The Historic Jackson Tavern (ideal for that much required Pub Meal) and 33 kms due South of the Township Moana & the locally famous Lake Brunner which is full of the best kept secret - Trout on your doorstep. Jackson's Holiday Park is where your Tramping, Hiking, Fishing, Skiing, Kayaking or just Chilling Out Alpine Camping Holiday starts. We have our own walking tracks to either The Spectacular "Glow Worm" Waterfall or to see an Old Quartz Mine and relics, paddle in the crystal clear steams or take a dip in the waterfalls natural swimming hole and don't forget to see our very own Glow Worm Dells throughout the park. Don't just spend a night, enjoy our facilities for as long as your able, get to know the locals - the very inquisitive and cheeky resident Weka's. NZ Native Kereru (Wood Pigeon), listen to the courus of Bellbirds & Tui's and if your extremely fortunate our onsite Kiwi's may take a peek at you from under the cover of darkness and a Kea or two might fly over your campsite! Owners, Darren and Toni welcome you and are here to help you plan your extended stay, day trip or advise on local attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacksons Holiday Park & Retreat

Address: 4464 State Highway 73 | Jackson's, Greymouth 7840, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Greymouth
Hotel Class:5 star — Jacksons Holiday Park & Retreat 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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