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Kauri Coast Top 10 Holiday Park

  • Trounson Park Rd. Map It
  • Kaihu


  • Good for families
  • Inexpensive


  • Gets crowded
  • Not private

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

Come for the spotless and varied lodging configurations—cabins with or without kitchens, and with or without bathrooms, as well as self-contained apartments; stay for the spectacular nighttime exploration of Trounson Kauri Park that promises looming kauri trees and maybe even a kiwi bird or two. Owners Herb and Heather Iles can point you in the right direction for several outdoor activities. They give guided tours of the park nightly; guests frequently spot kiwi on the walks. If you are traveling from the north, you need to turn left off the state highway and onto Trounson Park Road, 3 km (2 miles) before the small village of Kaihu. The holiday park is clearly signposted.

Hotel Information


Trounson Park Rd., 70 km (43 miles) south of Opononi, Kaihu, Northland, RD 9, New Zealand

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Hotel Details:

  • 2 motel units, 3 apartments, 8 cabins, 60 campsites

Published 08/30/2016

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