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FulhamPete
East Sussex, United Kingdom

Nice quiet stop for a day off from touring

3.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 Oct 2023via mobile
This was a nice place to stop for two nights in our camper van on a level powered pitch for a rainy-day break during a six week tour of NZ. Check-in was easy and Jane in the office was friendly and helpful. The showers were good and hot in real glass-door cubicles although the bathrooms were unheated. The kitchen and common room was spacious, well equiped and had a big log fire going. All facilities were clean. Wifi is NZ$6 extra per 24h for three devices but worked really well everywhere. We went glow-worm hunting but didn't succeed in the rain!

It's only the wifi cost and unheated bathrooms (6C outside!) that knocked points off excellent for us.
Date of stay: October 2023
Room Tip: There nowhere to eat out or shop nearby so be prepared to cook
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 May 2023

We checked in after office hours yet the whole process was smooth and quick! Rang the bell, receptionist served us, and we immediately got a powered lot nearby the facilities. We were lucky the site wasn't crowded that night.

There were passcodes to the toilets (great for safety wise), and the heater in the showers was unlimited unlike other holiday parks which has a timer of 6 minutes. I'm a clean freak and I was glad that the toilets were clean.

Kitchen is right beside the toilet, and there are also fire logs at night to keep you warm during winter. Boiling water, sinks and utensils are all available to use.

For those who loves to go for a morning exercise, there's a short trek (40 minutes return) which leads to the Ngarimu Waterfall. We went there at about 10AM and managed to catch a rainbow in action! For night activities, you can check out the glow worms which are located at various places of the retreat.

All in all, it was a great stay. Just make sure you have your torchlights with you as it can get very dark at night with not many street lamps around.

Date of stay: April 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 March 2023 via mobile

Jackson's retreat is a top notch 10/10 place to stay. The facilities offered were excellent and nicer than the campervan site at Milford Sound. The lounge and kitchen area were well equipped and it was the perfect spot to stay near Arthur's Pass. The friendly staff went above and beyond the extra mile to help us out when we were in a pinch. I want to send out a huge thank you to them for letting us use the computer to print out forms for replacing our wet Canadian passports. We were so grateful to be able to sort out applications for new temporary travel documents. Couldn't have done it without their assistance. Kiwi hospitality at it's best! I highly recommend staying here when you visit Arthur's Pass.

Date of stay: February 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 February 2023 via mobile

What a lovely place. The sites were nice and clean with plenty of room. The hostess was very friendly and knowledgeable. The surrounding was fantastic. The glow worms and waterfalls are a must see. Best of all, the bathrooms were extraordinarily clean

Date of stay: February 2023
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank Tom R
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Reviewed 12 February 2023

The facilities were the most immaculate we’ve ever experienced. The views to die for, glow worms for night time adventure, a splendid waterfall walk, shady creek for the kids to play in and plenty of walks nearby. Spent 3 days adventuring here

Room tip: Great location for adventures. 4wd? The Taipo river valley is amazing. Cockayne Nature Walk is a great short loop.
Date of stay: February 2023
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Reviewed 24 November 2022

stunning location between Arthurs Pass and the Wild west coast. Idyllic native bush setting with lots of birdlife and stunning diverse rainforest.

We had a cabin which had a really comfy bed and space for us to sort out our gear.

Friendly helpful staff and great kitchen/lounge with outlook into the forest.

Date of stay: November 2022
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