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Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park

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  • Average1%
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“sea lions”(55 reviews)
“tourist flat”(10 reviews)
“tourist cabin”(4 reviews)
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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair access
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We pulled in here after a day in the rain, cold, damp and a little miserable. The owners were really friendly and nice to chat to. The facilities are really good here with a decent kitchen, eating and lounge area. There are free barbecues to...More

Thank Randal C
Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 6 days ago

So glad to have helped a little to brighten your stay with us , go well folks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully positioned park in probably one of the nicest parts of South Island. We got a great site right on the beach where two sea lions came out to sunbath our first evening - Christmas Eve Very friendly new owner checked us in and showed...More

Thank JPL93
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My partner and I stayed here for 4 nights from 30th December to 3rd January 2018. The location is absolutely superb. Surat Bay and estuary is beautiful and secluded. The campsite is small, clean and the new owners are very approachable and friendly. Our only...More

Thank Janet S
Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks for your kind review so glad that you enjoyed your stay.Sorry about the retro caravan. Unfortunately we had inherited bookings from the last owners so went forward with them. The retro caravan is being taken out of commission after the end of the season....More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Great place, clean room, warm with a good heater. Close to Owaka (pick up local supplies), Surat Bay has sea lions basking around, owners very friendly and positive, very clean kitchen and showers, it's all very nice and we enjoyed our two night stay. Nugget...More

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Great location righty by the beach in a secluded spot miles into the countryside, by a huge sweeping bay and undulating hills. A short walk round the beach leads to a favoured spot of a sea lion family that I heard howling in the evening....More

Thank Peter516
Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 20 December 2017

Wow so glad you had a great time at our campground and the sea lions put on a great show. Sorry about the gale force winds.lol

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Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Price range
US$47 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$47 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"best place to see seals for free"
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"We chose fully self- contained which was like a home away from home although smaller."
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