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Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Way beyond my expectation of a holiday park. Great job in keeping it spotless, the cabin, shared kitchen and bathroom. We managed to see 2 sea lion up close whilst strolling on the beach. A surprise and a bonus!

Thank leeyean2k
Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks, Glad you had a great time with us looking forward to having you stay again

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived in this holiday park with our broken down camper van, and it became one of those holiday memories where things go wrong, but the friendliness of people turn it into one of the highlights of your holiday. The place itself is amazing, you...More

Thank Vanh1971
Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 15 March 2018

We were glad we could help you. glad we could help with the break down and take some of the stress off you. Worse time ever to have a break down on holiday.Hopefully the rest of the trip went well? See you next time safe...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Bungalows and space for campers and tents at the beach of Surat Bay, around 20km from Nugget Point Lighthouse, just about 3km from a golf course. Amenity block, spacey clean rooms with a well equipped kitchenette and bathroom. Satellite TV and WiFi available. Nice and...More

Thank Advisor_Miro
Reviewed 27 February 2018

we stayed for a few nights in our campervan and found the owners to be wonderful people, the toilets were very clean.the kitchen was well stocked and clean. really nice lounge area with books, maps, a guitar,games etc. very family friendly. the location is superb....More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

we were on a road trip and this was our midweek treat to ourselves. we were almost on our own (but I'm sure it gets busy in summer), the owner was super friendly and the holiday park is great! very well looked after and nice...More

Thank Elli G
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Newhaven Holiday Park (NHP) is an authentic 100% NZ Pure, eco-tourism experience. We are an award winning seaside accommodation Holiday Park, blessed with beautiful sea views, inspiring scenery, quiet & ...More peaceful environment on the Catlins Coast at beautiful Surat Bay. Surat Bay is home to the rare and critically endangered NZ sea lion. Experience natural encounters, watch them swim and play, the whole family posing for your photo. Delight in magical beach sunsets, sea birds and native birds all in their natural environment. NHP provides beach access to Surat Bay where an excellent beach walk links to Cannibal Bay, or explore our Newhaven rain-forest walk. Newhaven Holiday Park is perfect when travelling the Southern Scenic Route being an ideal retreat in natural idyllic surroundings. We are the ultimate place to base yourself while exploring the Catlins Coast, spectacular waterfalls, Cathedral Caves, Jacks Blowhole, bush walks, penguin viewing at Nugget Point, horse treks, golf course, canoeing/kayaking, swimming, fishing, white baiting-sunset viewing. The only footprint you leave is the one in the sand. Stay and Play at Surat Bay. Less
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Free Parking
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$41 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Surat Bay
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$41 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Surat Bay
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Liz E
29 July 2018|
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Response from GrantGabo | Property representative |
Hi Liz, yes there is a pub and a restaurant with a couple of cafes and a pie cart
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"we were in a van. they did have rooms varying in size and quaintness.it is a small place so it doesn't..."
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"power site #1 for camper van"
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"best place to see seals for free"
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