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Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park

PricelineUS$ 54*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 63*
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our tour thru NZ ,and having stayed at a few Top 10 parks , we know which are the better ones - and this is one . Hosts and staff are very welcoming , the facilities are good and the setting next to the river is really pleasant . We liked it so much we came...

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a cabin that fit the whole family. It was clean, well presented and worked really well for our family of five. The kids loved the play areas and the pool. Nice family feel to the whole park, helpful staff, we will definitely stay again.

1Thank Titirangitribe
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had a powered site. Fantastic hosts who are very friendly and helpful. Excellent clean and tidy amenities (even music in the ablution block) and grounds. This would be one of the best ones I have stayed at. Free showers. I would highly recommend this to any traveller. You certainly won't be disappointed.

Thank NZRelievingTeacher
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the holiday park for 2 nights. I booked a self-contained unit for me and my 2 children and I must say that out of all the places we've stayed at during our trip around nz this one has a special place in my heart. The unit was clean, warm, well equipped and the beds were very comfortable....

Thank Oana G
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The BEST Top 10 (out of 20) that we stayed in during our travells on North and South Island.Ben (owner/manager) is hands on and goes way beyond the call of duty to ensure e everyone is catered for. Stunning little laundromat as well clean neat kitchen and ablutions.

Thank Deanix
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Coming from the south island, people told me not to expect to much from the north but it feels like its getting better and better. This beautiful park is perfect for families as they have 2 playgrounds, trikes and you even can go kayaking! The Staff was really nice and had the great idea to check out kowhai park and...

Thank jassydb
La Rochelle, France
Reviewed 30 September 2016

An awesome place, great staff: kind and helpfull, great location close to the river and just out of town. Perfect for a one night stay before travelling accross the North Island. Feel just like home, for a couple of NZ$ !!!

Thank Jprendsunpanard
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very lovely park with many different attractions. Loved the warm and welcoming atmosphere.. Managers were very helpful, especially regarding our questions about the area. Tidy and clean communal facilities and - as we love cooking- the big communal kitchen was one of our highlights. We stayed at many TOP 10 Holiday Parks all around NZ, but this was definitely one...

Thank doeni36
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I booked online through Booking.com. It stated I could pay upon arrival. The booking went through. Someone called next day and I was then told I was unable to do this. I was going with my disabled mother and my daughter for a weekend trip and my mother wanted to pay cash for the booking rather than use my credit...

Thank JlocCroydon
Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

This lady entered false credit card details when making a booking online. You would not expect to purchase anything else online without giving your correct credit card details. Security deposits are standard practice for the majority of accommodation providers. Despite what she says above she did not at any point offer to pay a portion of the deposit. We offered...

Reviewed 24 August 2016

best place I have stayed in ages, very friendly and helpful. Great for all the family, games room for the kids, playground etc. Spa to relax in after a hard day sightseeing. Stayed in motel room which was extremely roomy and comfy. Had a great stay and looking forward to visiting there again.

Thank Helga J

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a holiday park in the lower north island of New Zealand, look no further. Rated 4*plus by Qualmark and situated on the banks of the Whanganaui River, this park has everything you need for a perfect holiday. Free Wifi for all guests. Accommodation options to suit every budget: Deluxe motels, serviced self-contained units, cabins & large tent and van sites, some right on the riverbank. Superb facilities include an outdoor heated pool with slide, jumping pillow, 2 adventure playgrounds, bouncy castle in the summer, petanque, volleyball, slack line, hammocks, covered or outdoor BBQ areas, Sky TV, and much more. You can hire trikes for the kids to ride around on, you can hire kayaks to explore the river for yourself, or you can relax in the private spa pool looking out over the river. With a friendly team always willing to help you get the most out of your stay in the Wanganui area, this is more than just a stop over, this is a destination! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park

Address: 460 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: ₹ 3,355 - ₹ 6,263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park 4.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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