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Why you should book Holiday Park accommodation in New Zealand


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Of course we had to start off the list with stating the obvious… Yes, we think Holiday Parks are awesome. Why? Because Holiday Parks are not just an accommodation option- they offer so much more! They can cater to large groups, small groups, couples, families... pretty much every traveler needing accommodation. The prices range to suit all types of budgets and holiday park facilities are practical, comfortable, clean and will exceed your expectations. There are large communal areas to gather in, playgrounds, trampolines, jumping pillows, pools, spa pools and so much more!

Keep reading to get a small glimpse of what New Zealand Holiday Parks have to offer…

Holiday Parks in New Zealand have the Best Locations!

On the edge of beautiful lakes, on the sandy shores of the pacific ocean, on the snowy hills of the south island, or in the middle of hot spot tourist destinations- Holiday Parks are all over New Zealand and situated in areas with million dollar views.

#FUN FACT New Zealand has over 350 Holiday Parks throughout the islands and range from traditional Camp Grounds to Resort Style Parks with Restaurants, Heated Pools, Water Slides, Kids Clubs and more

Photo Credit: Hot Water Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park

Photo Credit: Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park

Holiday Parks are Family Friendly Accommodation!

Holiday Parks are the perfect accommodation choice when traveling with children of all ages. Most Holiday Parks offer children play equipment or trampolines. An increasing number of Holiday Parks have full blown children playgrounds with new state of the art digital play, water features, sports courts or the infamous Jumping Pillows (a giant high grade inflatable air pillow which is great fun for the entire family).

During peak times- which include school holidays- many holiday parks will introduce a kids program to help keep the kids entertained and give you parents some rest and relaxation. Painting, sandcastle building, arts, crafts,

Photo: Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park

 

Photo: Motueka TOP 10 Holiday Park

They have Hot Pools, Cold Pools, Spa Pools, Beaches and Lakes!

We have all jumped on Google and searched for accommodation with Pool, Spa Pool or Heated Pool before but did you know there are holiday parks with all of these options and more! If you find the perfect Holiday Park and they don't have a pool- it may likely be because they are in close proximity to a beach, river or lake for you to enjoy. Other parks have free access to local swimming areas too so make sure you check out their websites  before you look elsewhere.

Photo: Waihi TOP 10 Holiday Park

Photo: Ohope TOP 10 Holiday Park

Bring a Tent, Caravan, Campervan or just bring your bag!

Holiday Parks are the perfect place to meet the family and pitch a tent or bring the caravan/ campervan and enjoy some time out. Over recent years, parks all over the country have been investing in quality powered, non powered and roofed accommodation. There are a range of different types of accommodation options available and as an added bonus, if they are booked out through the peak periods, you will often find special rates for this accommodation during quieter months. Most Holiday Parks will have linen, crockery etc for hire on site or free for use in the communal areas. Some even have cafes or restaurants onsite! 

So before you book your next stay... check out to see if one of these amazing parks are in the surrounding area.

Photo: Te Anau TOP 10 Holiday Park

Photo: Rotorua TOP 10 Holiday Park

Photo: Rotorua TOP 10 Holiday Park

"Facilities clean and well maintained. A lovely family bathroom made our stay much easier. Staff were great and happily booked tours for us. Highly recommended!"

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