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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an amazing camp it accomdates all people from fishermen to families, lovely clean facilties and to stay up the hill with the little dog amazing. the beach is beautiful and the ability to wash down van, boats etc a real bonus. Dont buy the black meredes benz suv that got stuck in the sand, very entertaining note to self...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park offers various standards of accommodation from family units to tent sites. There is plenty of shaded sites and a kids' playground. It is just across the road from a picturesque beach. Nearby are a number of secluded, beautiful beaches and a delightful winery. This place is really worth the drive.

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SallyTop10, Front Office Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you Robyn for your great review. The staff at the park take a real pride in their work. Karikari Peninsula is certainly a very special place and as you say the beaches are superb. We are only 18kms from the turnoff on State Highway 10 and it is well worth the trip.

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Make sure you have stocked up before getting here! There is little that is local and its quite remote, quirky and peaceful. Very good owner that trusted us to pay before we left as the epos was not working, she recommended the Harrison's tour to the cape and made the booking, she was so right, it was brilliant! A walk...

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SallyTop10, Front Office Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you Patrick for your positive review. We think that it is our remote position that makes this place so special. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here and the trip to the Cape which is also a very special place. The hot tub is an issue.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well kept campsite. Amenities we're clean and tidy. Good sized kitchen. We enjoyed using the pizza oven. The washing machine worked well, with the washing liquid a bonus. Kids enjoyed the playground. We'll be back again.

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SallyTop10, Front Office Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you Jennifer for your great review. Our staff are great and take pride in their work and it is always good to get positive feedback. The Pizza Oven was a new addition this summer and has proved very popular. Look forward to your next stay.

Kawakawa, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

RIP OFF! Phone quote $75 for Chalet for 2 booked with Gail this was totally False information. When we paid for our stay and we Checked Out with Gail the Price $130! When I told Gail that she had phone quoted me $75 she went into total denial and said quote "Oh I wouldn't say that ..." this is FRAUD!...

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SallyTop10, Front Office Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Gael has worked here for 3 years and has been an honest and loyal employee. The Basic units are $75 per night for 2 adults in the summer season and have been for quite sometime. The chalets are $130, they are fully self contained. I doubt that Gael would have misquoted these rates. To accuse some one of fraud is...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fab campground on a small gorgeous beach. Lots of trees for campers, cabins for those who don't want to tent, fully self contained "chalets" which have their own kitchen/bathroom. Big kitchen for all to use, partially equipped with basic kitchen items. Really tidy, well kept place. Visited Anniversary Weekend and it wasn't really busy - lots of space so you...

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SallyTop10, Front Office Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our park and facilities during your stay. Whatuwhiwhi Beach is super and very safe, great for fishing and swimming. Hope to see you back here again.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

No faults what so ever! Great location, good facilities, close to beach & local shop,gas station, dive shop. Easy access to all Sites. Great boat cleaning facility as well as fish cleaning she. Feeding the local eels is a always good fun too. Showers are also free which is a big plus.

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Auckland
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for two nights in our camper van. The check in was very good. My husband found the facilities ok; I used our own and the site was very pretty....but....the mosquitos were horrific. We covered ourselves with repellent constantly but it didn't stop us getting bitten. The mozzies were enormous and plentiful. The problem is they...

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SallyTop10, Front Office Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

I am sorry you had such a problem with the mosquitos, they are an issue over the whole area not just the holiday park. We do not have a pet eel, there are a number of eels in the creek and this is certainly not a reason for us to not spray for mosquitos. As you never met the owners...

San Mateo, California
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I was greeted by a friendly smile from Chris, the park's manager. His local knowledge of the area was extremely helpful. The Holiday Park is immaculate. The grounds are impeccably maintained. It has one of the most beautiful kitchens of any holiday park I've been to in all of New Zealand. Bathrooms and showers in tip top shape. Coin operated...

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SallyTop10, Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review it is always so nice when guests appreciate the work that goes into keeping our park in pristine condition. We have arranged for IAC to come out this week and check our wifi reception issues. We do hope you will return some day.

Mangawhai, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nicely situated at the top of Doubtless Bay and just across the road from the beach. Spacious grounds with nice tropical trees and plants. The bathrooms are scrupulously clean and the kitchen and barbecue areas are beautifully appointed. We had a kitchen cabin with large covered deck and it was comfortable and spacious, but perhaps due for renovation before too...

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SallyTop10, Manager at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are lucky that our staff take a real pride in their work and it is always great to get positive feedback. We agree that they are due for renovation and it is on our agenda for 2017.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Whatuwhiwhi Holiday Park...the most northern TOP 10 Holiday Park Located in the beautiful Far North, on the Karikari Peninsula, only a 35 minute drive from 90 Mile Beach is Whatuwhiwhi Holiday Park - a true fishing paradise and a place where you can really escape and relax. Set overlooking Doubtless Bay and adjacent to the shores of Perihipe Beach,Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park offers great Doubtless Bay camping accommodation, legendary fishing, easy boat launching, safe swimming and plenty of relaxation for your enjoyment. It is truly a gem in paradise where you can throw off the stresses of the world & unwind.At Your Far North Holiday Park We have an excellent range of Northland holiday park accommodation at Whatuwhiwhi, whether you want a romantic escape with your partner, a trip away with family or friends, of if you're a larger group - we'll have something to suit you. Superb Northland Location We're the closest TOP 10 Holiday Park to 90 Mile Beach and Cape Reinga, if you want to explore these amazing New Zealand locations, let us know, we'd be happy to help arrange your coach tour. Whatuwhiwhi Holiday Park is also located only 2km from Carrington's world class golf course and Karikari Estate Winery. Our holiday park is but a stone's throw (a 2 minute stroll!) from the stunningly beautiful Perehipe beach We're the gateway to the Far North so book your holiday park accommodation with us & we guarantee you will leave Refreshed, Rejuvenated & Revived'. A Fishing Paradise The waters surrounding Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park are a fisherman's (or woman's!) paradise, offering some of New Zealand's best game, deep sea and land-based fishing. Most of the world records for striped marlin of varying classes have been established off the tip of the Karikari Peninsula. TOP 10 Holiday Parks Whatuwhiwhi is proud to be part of the TOP 10 group of Holiday Parks - a group which enjoys an outstanding reputation for quality holiday park accommodation, excellent service, full guest facilities and great holidays! We would love to see you in our little slice of paradise on earth.You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what to do in this spectacular region - and if you're looking for something to do, there is always something on, especially fishing! In March there is the annual Taipa Tavern Marlin Classic, and if you're looking for Karikari accommodation, you'll find what you're looking for at Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park

Address: 17 Whatuwhiwhi Road, 0483, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Karikari Peninsula
Hotel Class:4 star — Whatuwhiwhi TOP 10 Holiday Park 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Pick a site up in The Gums”
  • View from Beach
 of 5 bubbles paddythediver, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chalet location for the Price should have a view of the beach”
  • Arrival photo outside Chalet b4 we were hit with $60 extra (quoted $70 / cost $130)
 of 5 bubbles GrandeBlu12, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be sure you checkout the cabin sizes before reserving, some are smaller than they appear.”
 of 5 bubbles DL&SL, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The sites up on the hill seemed quieter. If you plan to hit up a few T10HP's and even the ferry, the membership saves you money”
 of 5 bubbles RandomTraveler76, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Avoid down by the stream as the mozzies are worst there. Many of the main sites also border the main road around the campsite, which makes choosing a spot safe for little ones hard.”
 of 5 bubbles NicoleW197, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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