What’s new – spring 2023

Kids eating ice blocks at Glentanner Holiday Park

Seasonal holiday inspiration from around Aotearoa New Zealand. Cycling Dunedin’s new harbour bike loop A vital new section of Dunedin’s shared pathway means you can now bike, walk or scoot for 32km almost all the way round the city’s harbour from Portobello to Port Chalmers. The ‘Cycle the Loop’ pathway – also known as Te Aka […]

Lightening the load at Cosy Corner

Clean and green Cosy Corner Holiday Park

Holiday parks are a great choice for travellers who want to reduce their impact on the planet. They encourage slow travel, longer stays and shared use of communal facilities, and by staying in holiday parks you’ll also support the many positive things they are doing to lighten their environmental footprint. The Mount’s beautiful beach beside […]

Great Rides & holiday parks – the perfect combo

Mavora Lakes section of Around the Mountains Cycle Trail (Chris McLennan)

A growing network of Great Rides, bike parks and other trails close to cycle-friendly holiday parks mean it’s never been easier to put some pedalling into your leisure time! When it comes to active, fun time together, it’s hard to beat the combo of biking and holiday park stays. Offering accommodation for all seasons, most […]

Why stay at a holiday park in New Zealand

Shelly Beach sunset

Holiday parks have offered memorable New Zealand holidays for generations. Located in some of its most beautiful places, they offer a range of great-value accommodation options for all types of visitors, all year round – from couples and families, to backpackers, bikepackers and hikers, to high-end road-trippers looking for a comfortable place to stay. Here […]

Holiday Park Awards 2023

Holiday Parks New Zealand Media Release 31 July 2023 Awards highlight ‘thriving and admirable’ holiday parks sector   The Holiday Parks New Zealand Award winners 2023 are representative of a ‘thriving and admirable sector’, according to judges.     Thursday’s awards dinner followed the annual Holiday Parks trade show and conference, this year held in Rotorua.   […]

Holiday parks grateful for Kiwi support

Holiday parks grateful for Kiwi support Kiwi holidaymakers have helped keep hundreds of people in work and supported the survival of holiday parks around the country, new statistics show. Accommodation statistics for January show that more New Zealanders than ever have been enjoying a traditional Kiwi summer holiday since the pandemic started in 2020. “We […]

Kiwis’ new travel goals best met by holiday parks

An in-depth study of the domestic market has found that holiday parks are almost uniquely positioned to cater for New Zealanders wanting to connect with nature and free themselves from the routines of daily life.  According to the report, which was undertaken by Angus & Associates on behalf of Holiday Parks New Zealand, New Zealanders’ main […]

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