We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park

Traveller (64)
Pool & Beach (32)
Room & Suite (24)
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea lions”(55 reviews)
“tourist flat”(10 reviews)
“tourist cabin”(4 reviews)
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
25 Mar26 Mar
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$48.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Surat Bay hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "276ee3a6a0ec48f892005fab1d454ded", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2050123,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[80373266],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":25,"month":3,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":26,"month":3,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":48,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"276ee3a6a0ec48f892005fab1d454ded","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":96,"lowestMetaPrice":48,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":96,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":96,"lowestMetaPrice":48,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":96,"hotelName":"Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjI3NmVlM2E2YTBlYzQ4Zjg5MjAwNWZhYjFkNDU0ZGVkIiwiQUlLIjoiMDdhMzFmNjFkZTZlNDliODg5NjI1ODJmNzFjZjYwMmUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "25/03/2018", "checkOut": "26/03/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$48", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"80373266":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (147)
There are newer reviews for Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
141 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewssea lionstourist flattourist cabinshort walk to the beachbeautiful quiet locationsouthern oceanpowered sitedecent kitchengreat facilitiesself contained cabinclean unitgreat walkcamping groundcamp kitchenfriendly hostsfur sealscommunal kitchen
Updating list...
11 - 15 of 141 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This lovely small motor camp is right on the far south-eastern coast of New Zealand at the mouth of the Catlin River. The site we were allocated looks straight out over the estuary and on to the wild Southern Ocean. From our motorhome we could...More

Thank Laurie and Anne A
Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 25 November 2017

Hi Laurie & Anne we are so glad yournjoyed riding the sea lions they take bit to hang onto but you got the hang of it quite quickly lol. So glad that you enjoyed your time with us hopefully we will see you again sometime....More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you're looking for the ultimate 'get away from it all' campground experience, this is it. The 2km drive from Owaka is stunning enough, then you roll into this little slice of heaven, try to get powered site no 1 and if you're lucky enough...More

Thank Meg M
Response from GrantGabo, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review so glad you loved the place as we do

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We stayed here for a few days recently during the winter blast and found the park to be hidden gem. Well located near the beach and estuary, it is clean, well maintained and quiet. The hosts are two of the nicest ladies you could find...More

Thank Peter-the-eater77
Response from Jude M, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Peter Wow thanks so much for your outstanding review - its really affirming and I always think reviews are a mirror or two way reflection - the property and the person writing the review - and this is a case in point - you...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my family of 4. Kids loved the beach walk and shell collecting right off the camp. The views are amazing and the facilities are new feeling and clean and the cabin had everything we needed. We will be recommending this camp to...More

Thank PiperLee
Response from Jude M, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 2 April 2017

Hi PiperLee - thank you so very much for your review and it was grand to meet you and your family and have you stay with us. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay - holidays and time off together to rejuvenate are so...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Got the super best site of the park, book easy and the staff offered me power site #1 have the amazing sea view and great privacy corner. Staffs are super friendly and very cheerful! Toilet, kitchen are clean, also have a dump station for camper...More

Thank Jim T
Response from Jude M, Owner at Catlins Newhaven Holiday ParkResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Jim - thank you so very much for your stellar review - we really appreciate it - and so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes power site one is "simply the best" - and you so deserved it. We are so thankful...More

View more reviews
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$47 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$47 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (64)
Pool & Beach (32)
Room & Suite (24)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Catlins Newhaven Holiday Park staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"we were in a van. they did have rooms varying in size and quaintness.it is a small place so it doesn't..."
Read review
"Powered site no 1"
Read review
"power site #1 for camper van"
Read review
"best place to see seals for free"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing