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Old Macdonalds Farm and Holiday Park

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Marahau, Marahau New Zealand See on map
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Great place if you're looking for somewhere quiet and secluded. Beds were comfy and showers were clean and hot and powerful. We were lucky that there weren't too many bugs as we visited in winter. The communal kitchen was clean and tidy, but the living...More

Thank Jess R
Response from Craig M, Manager at Old Macdonalds Farm and Holiday ParkResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for your review & apologies for our out dated communal living room which is certainly getting a revamp for the spring. Wifi is expensive in our Abel Tasman location & we do provide a complimentary 100MB on arrival then the $5.00 24 hour...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Really nice place but ruined by gang members appearing to live at the place. Won't be back if this is the case. Is quite intimidating having them around. Did not feel comfortable at all. Really surprised a place like this would want them there.More

3  Thank JennyF2628
Response from Craig M, Manager at Old Macdonalds Farm and Holiday ParkResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Jenny, Unfortunately we did honour a booking from some gang folk, unknown at the time of booking & actually were very friendly and well behaved, like yourself we too were concerned of potential intimidation with other guest's & tried our best to accommodate them...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great for kayaking base, as there is a kayaking co just at the entrance. The area had been heavily affected by the recent cyclone, but the park had sorted itself out well and no facilities were unavailable. Showers good, chickens and chicks running randomly about...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Due to a cyclone the campground we had reservations at was under water! We were able to get a nice little room with bunk beds. There was a cool picnic table in front of our room since we were next to the communal kitchen. They...More

1  Thank charesefl
Reviewed 23 February 2018

stayed here for a couple of nights and really enjoyed the scenic setting and space we were given in our pitch. It was a really nice spot to unwind and have a beer after some hectic days trecking and activities. We particularly enjoyed the animals...More

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Old Macdonalds Farm And Holiday Park Marahau, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Marahau
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Response from iWiebe | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at least 4 behind the sanitary unit next to the stream. These are actually nice places!
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"Depending what you are wanting - every site a winner in my opinion."
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"get out and do the DOC walk nearby to catch an excellent sunrise!"
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"Go for a campsite instead of a room."
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"If there's enough of you opt for the cabin!"
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