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Golden Bay Holiday Park

99 Tukurua Road, Takaka 7182 New Zealand
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#2 of 19 Speciality lodging in Takaka
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Golden Bay Holiday park is located on the beach in the centre of Golden Bay, halfway between the Abel Tasman National Park and Farewell Spit. It is a spacious park comprising 210 campsites, 2 luxury apartments, 6 cabins and a self-contained cabin. The park is in a rural area at the end of a private road and is bounded by bush and pasture, with a river down one boundary and fronted by its own private beach. There is no street noise, and no street lights to disturb the natural setting. In the morning the sun rises out of the sea, and a beach fire in the evening is the perfect way to finish your day. We are dog friendly in our low peak season from beginning of March to end of November.
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Free parking
Breakfast available
Children's playground
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Self-serve laundry
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
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Dining area
Private balcony
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Wink747 wrote a review 14 Jan
13 contributions4 helpful votes
This camp is in a beautiful location, sheltered in the prevaling wind, its quite large and was very busy but that's expected at this time of year. The facilities are quite old, they have done up a shower block which is very nice but the coin operated showers were very problematic most days. Its a shame that these upgraded facilities are not being kept clean as evident in the slime buildup around the perimeter of the floors over the week we where there. The kitchen floors also needed attention. I saw cleaning staff once while I was there over 7 days and observered a less than average attempt to clean a toilet cubicle. The staff seem to be a little disinterested in general but especially with cleaning, and given the current covid climate, more could be done here. Don't let this put you off a visit as there is plenty to do around the area and a great bakery and craft shops up the side road to the camp. Just remember some hand gel and wear jandels in the shower.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Golden Bay Holiday Park, General Manager at Golden Bay Holiday Park
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your feedback Wink. The campground is in a beautiful location, is large and does get very busy at this time of year. We have many positive comments and happy campers staying with us with the popularity of the park growing year by year. It surprises me you only saw a staff member cleaning ONCE over the period of a week you stayed with us. There are actually 4 staff members rostered on to clean the ablution blocks and hard accommodation during the peak period. They start at 4.30 in the morning while the blocks are quiet so the cleaning can be done efficiently. Another clean is done after lunch and then another check is done after dinner. It is also very disappointing you found the staff "disinterested" , we put a lot of effort into ensuring our guests receive a high level of service, this can be confirmed by the majority of other reviews placed on Tripadvisor.
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Christine M wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand10 contributions3 helpful votes
This is an amazing location but the facilities are old and very very tired. The bathroom and toilet facilities are a very low standard, however it does appear that some renovation work is underway to one of the toilet blocks. We were camping and after being told that the toilets close to us were open, we discovered (after setting up our tent) that the water was turned off and we had a long long walk to the bathroom in the rain. We were pretty brassed off! We called at the office several times only to find it unattended. The people in RVs with onboard facilities seemed pretty happy.... as mentioned at the beginning, it’s a great location.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Response from Golden Bay Holiday Park, General Manager at Golden Bay Holiday Park
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Hi Christine. Thank-you for your review. We apologize the water had been turned off to the toilets, we were unaware of this. During the renovations we tried our best to keep as many facilities as we could open, we are very sorry for the inconvenience this caused. We are pleased you enjoyed our great location Kind regards Management
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KathScrim wrote a review Apr 2020
Wellington, New Zealand2 contributions1 helpful vote
Great campsite in a beautiful area. We were at the back of the camp ground (opposite end to the beach) and there was lots of room for the kids to play. Very friendly and relaxed. There was a coffee cart that came every morning which was a bonus. We really enjoyed our stay here.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Sarah W wrote a review Feb 2020
Baldivis, Australia244 contributions36 helpful votes
We were keen to see this part of the coast & called in by chance towards the end of the day 🌅 Just a sign at the office saying owners were busy, help yourself to a spot & enjoy 😊 Set up camp right next to the beach, unpowered spot. Excellent grounds & facilities. Clean kitchen & dining, tv area, toilets 🚽 hot showers 🚿 & BBQ’s. All we needed. Note: you need to push the corresponding button for the shower you use for hot water. I would believe that would read left to right, 1, 2, 3. However, I was in shower one & needed to push number three. Not a great problem, but a small naked dash 🤪
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jok wrote a review Feb 2020
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Love this campsite, right on the beach with beautiful sunrise and sunsets. Facilities are good theres lots of storage for food, fridges, freezers which is great if you are camping and the kitchens are well equipped. Great to get a bit further out into Gilden Bay, if you prefer a slower pace this is for you. Try the bakery up the lane and the yoga studio out too.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
US$52 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionGolden BayTakaka
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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Bay Holiday Park
Which popular attractions are close to Golden Bay Holiday Park?
Nearby attractions include Rosy Glow Chocolate (6.2 km) and Hans Bauer Anathoth Pottery (1.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Golden Bay Holiday Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, self serve laundry, and breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Golden Bay Holiday Park?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Golden Bay Holiday Park?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Golden Bay Holiday Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Golden Bay Holiday Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Courthouse Cafe, Mussel Inn, and MAD Cafe Golden Bay.
Does Golden Bay Holiday Park have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.