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Joy
Invercargill, New Zealand

Sad start to the new year

1.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 Feb 2023
Stayed here prior to new years, booked a powered site but upon arrival had discovered they had over booked & hadn't scheduled us in even though we had paid upon booking.
We were told we could stay one night in an unpowered site and then they would sort something for us the next day.
Next day arrives and even though there were powered sites available, they had already been allocated to other groups who hadn't arrived. Our alternative was to camp in the centre amongst the communal area and have an extension cord running from one of the permanent sites over the main drive through to our camp in the unpowered section.
Since the camp was heavily crowded and our priority was low even though we had booked in advance, paid & were physically present whilst there were empty powered sections we decided to go elsewhere.
Before we made the decision to leave, I personally spoke with Debbie & asked if a refund would be possible. Although she was surprised by the request, she verbally agreed & advised she understood our circumstance. I advised I would send her my account for the refund.
It has now been over a month and after numerous attempts to contact Debbie requesting the refund for the remainder of our trip I have heard nothing.
Hence the detailed experience and the poor review.
Date of stay: December 2022
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Reviewed 12 December 2022

We found this very nature orientated stopover quite relaxing even if we were only there for one night – we arrived and sited ourselves, a nice grassed powered site next to the creek which provided a backdrop to a peaceful sleep – the activities are limited - the facilities clean and functional – there is a nice barbeque area – there are also a number of permanent units – we checked ourselves out using an honesty box and was sorry to not be able to say thanks

Date of stay: December 2022
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 October 2022 via mobile

This small camping ground has powered and non-powered sites. There is a barbecue place, a pizza oven and a kitchen with a stove. It is located next to a river, where you can swim in. Toilet and shower were clean. Non powered site was 12$ per person.

Date of stay: October 2022
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 February 2022

The best spot ever... the grounds are well maintained and lots of gorgeous detail around. The creek was awesome to splash around with our pups to cool down. Spacious sites, immaculate bathrooms. Will definitely book there again pretty soon. And yes just a short walk down the driveway you can purchase fresh produce from the vege stall.. very well priced 😃

Date of stay: February 2022
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 April 2021

Massive thank you to Rachel and her team, we had an absolute blast on our extended family camping trip. Facilities were clean and most of all we were made to feel welcomed. We will definitely be back as the kids didn't want to leave. Awesome place for families who want to chill and get there kids off devices . We hardly saw the kids only when they were hungry

Date of stay: April 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 January 2021

So family friendly has everything ya really need even a fridge and a washing machine for you to use. Would definitely recommend to everyone and I will be returning with more people to show them the beauty.

Date of stay: January 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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