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Waikawa Bay Holiday Park

5 Waimarama Street, Waikawa, Picton 7220 New Zealand
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4.0 of 5 stars
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Family
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Free parking
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Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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John K wrote a review 1 Mar
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We have stayed at the Waikawa bay camp 3 times now, first for a week in an ensuite cabin a couple of years ago and last year and this year in a tourist flat. We have really enjoyed every day of every stay we have had here and will be back again next year. The camp is very clean and tidy. It is in a quiet location close to both the Picton and Waikawa boat ramps. The Marlborough sounds is a beautiful place to visit. The Cabins have comfortable beds and good shower pressure. Our hosts have always been friendly and accommodating in every way including a space to park our boat. We would recommend it to anyone. John &Sam k
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Date of stay: February 2024
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teepeenz wrote a review Jan 2024
Christchurch, New Zealand16 contributions5 helpful votes
Excellent accommodation options. We have used both cabins, and powered sites with tents and caravans over the past 10+ years and the service and amenities are amazing. Beautiful surroundings, clean and tidy, friendly, accommodating hosts, a swimming pool, playground, herb garden, fully stocked kitchen and close to the boat ramp and marina, you couldn’t ask for more. 10/10
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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SesJ wrote a review Nov 2023
Nelson, New Zealand62 contributions22 helpful votes
I stayed one night in an ensuite cabin, with my sister in her own cabin. The manager was very friendly and helpful and made sure we both had the best cabins for our requirements. The cabins were super clean and kitted out with everything you need for a short stay, including deck chairs and an outdoor table. There were not a lot of campers so the park was very peaceful and the grounds were very well cared for. It was handy being able to walk to the Jolly Roger restaurant about 10 minutes (at a stroll) down the road. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Companion27913403714 wrote a review Jun 2023
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Awesome place to stay, I phoned them at 8pm from the Wellington Fairy Terminal and when I arrived just after midnight, a cabin for my four year old and It was warm, clean and ready for us, with absolutely no judgment about the time we arrived😊 great pricing and great service. Would definitely stay here again
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Francois wrote a review Jan 2023
Pukekohe, New Zealand1 helpful vote
We booked a powered campsite on the 21st of December 2022 at 3:42 pm for 3 nights, from the 29th of December to the 31st of December clearly explaining that we will arrive at midnight on the 29th .We were allocated campsite 43 and there was no objection to it. They requested credit card details to confirm our booking. We arrived at midnight on the 29th and parked our campervan on stand 43 and went to bed. When we woke up in the morning, we were surprised by another camper that have squeezed in so closely that we had to climb over their gear to get out the door. I turned my campervan around so that we could set it up and at least get in and out the door without climbing over other people. The park office opens at 9am. I waited until 9:05 am and them phoned the cell phone number on the door for assistance. A staff member came to the office, I explained that we came in at midnight and that we will be leaving the morning of the 31st. I was charged $176 for 4 adults for the stay till the 31st. We used to pay a lot less and got a NZMCA discount in the past, which was refused. I paid it without any objection. Shortly after paying, my wife and I left the campsite. Felicity, the manager, came to our campsite at 10:14 am. They were uncertain of payment. My son called me and I confirmed that we paid in full for our stay. At this point Felicity started to argue with them that we have checked in too early. My son offered to pay for any difference in charges straight away. Felicity left, just to return at 10:21am with a male support person. They were extremely rude, hostile and offensive. They were borderline racist. Told the kids to go crawl back into the hole they crawl out of. She belittled my son and talked down to him. They were threatened that if they don’t vacate the campsite immediately the AA would be called to remove the campervan. Since we were not at the campsite and couldn’t return to resolve the issue, we still don’t know what the problem was, we tried to call the police to mediate the dispute. We got hold of the police at 12:39pm. The matter was referred to Picton Police. Picton Police called us at 1:24pm and again at 2:28pm. The police officer called us back to inform us that Waikawa Bay Holiday Park said we were not welcome at the campsite and that I will be refunded my money. Felicity did not provide us with any explanation for this decision. The police officer simply said it was a civil matter. Of the $176, I was refunded $88. Our children decided to be non-confrontational and left the campsite at about 10:30am. I returned the next morning to collect my power cord and found that the campsite was occupied, clearly double booked. It cost me over $1000 to fly our kids from Auckland to Christchurch. It cost $400 in fuel to travel to Picton and back and worst of all it ruined our family holiday after a very tough year where my wife had to recover from cancer.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Allison L wrote a review Nov 2022
Jakarta, Indonesia12 contributions5 helpful votes
The facilities where spotless, the service excelent…even though we arrived a little late…would not hesitate to stay here again..and maybe we will on our way back through… definitely recommend to friends and family.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Renata D wrote a review Oct 2022
Brisbane, Australia39 contributions5 helpful votes
We just wanted a place to lay our heads after getting off the Picton Ferry. We booked a room with ensuite, and it was perfect! So Cosy, Warm and Clean. The hosts were lovely, great communication and we were greeted by a big ginger cat too. We didnt use any facilities.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Patricia wrote a review Oct 2022
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This place is the most untidy place ever they are useless and very bad customer services especially the lady she false advertises tells you different story which is false advertising they do not belong there and they are the most untidy customer services out there attitude stinks and I will make sure everyone knows it if anyone wants to know I can send or email you stuff from the lady that are false as the days and also the recordings off the man off how useless he is I'm traveling from north island and have a full time job in blenheim and because I was getting work and income to Pay for my deposit and bond and all that I had to wait for work and income to get back to me about it then I get this nasty txt from that lady that my accommadation fell through when they was taking ages them own self just to get back to me I have found a better accommadation and way much better then waikawa they ain't very good at all and will make sure everyone knows that GOOD JOB
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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DiveHQWellington wrote a review Aug 2022
Wellington, New Zealand25 contributions6 helpful votes
The staff were very helpful while booking and answering any questions we had and accommodated our late arrival The cabins were well set up and nice and warm. It was a nice short walk to the restaurant and marina each day.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Steve wrote a review May 2022
Dunedin, New Zealand3 contributions
Amenity areas super clean. Excellent kitchen facilities and close to accommodation. Cabin was the smallest, yet the cheapest. Comfortable bed, fridge, jug provided. Nice outdoor seating area. Great location.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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$102 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionPictonWaikawa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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Frequently Asked Questions about Waikawa Bay Holiday Park
Which popular attractions are close to Waikawa Bay Holiday Park?
Nearby attractions include Queen Charlotte Sound (4.2 km), Edwin Fox Maritime Museum (3.5 km), and Picton Sound (3.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Waikawa Bay Holiday Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, internet access, and self serve laundry.
Is parking available at Waikawa Bay Holiday Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Waikawa Bay Holiday Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include Seumus' Irish Bar, Picton Village Bakkerij, and The Barn.
Is Waikawa Bay Holiday Park located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Waikawa.
Are there any historical sites close to Waikawa Bay Holiday Park?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Edwin Fox Maritime Museum (3.5 km).