Kurow Holiday Park



13 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

16 Camping Grounds

16 Dump Station

1 Omarama



Theo and Diane Curtis invite you to enjoy our peaceful park-like surroundings with landscaped terraces graduating down to the Waitaki River.

We are a short distance from the hydro lakes for boating and water sports. The Waitaki River and Lakes District is renowned for its excellent trout and salmon fishing.

We are an affordable family-orientated park and offer a safe swimming area and canoes for children. Your pets are also welcome by arrangement but please note that pets / dogs are not permitted inside cabins or communal areas.

Accommodation consists of tent sites, caravan/campervan powered sites, basic cabins, 2 tourist flats which are self-contained and a family tourist cabin sharing communal toilets and showers.

Our Lodge sleeps 33 people. There are three separate bunk rooms available which can be booked separately. The Lodge can be hired for private functions such as weddings, family dinners or reunions. One of its features is a large open fire to keep you warm in the winter months.

We cater for all groups whether you are a skiing, hunting, school, contracting or sporting group.

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Feature Value Info


South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieOmarama


  • Backpackers
  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds

Operating Season And Hours

Monday to Sunday 8.00am to 8.30pm




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    Tourist Flat Road

    Sleeps 2-4

    Base Rate (1 person) $100/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $120/day
    Extra Adult $25/day
    Extra Child $15/day
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    Tourist Flat Camp

    Sleeps 2

    Base Rate (1 person) $110/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $120/day
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    Standard Cabin

    Sleeps 2-7

    Base Rate (1 person) $50/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $65/day
    Extra Adult $25/day
    Extra Child $12/day
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    Tourist Cabin

    Sleeps 5

    Base Rate (1 person) $100/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $110/day
    Extra Adult $25/day
    Extra Child $15/day
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    Sleeps up to 37 people

    Adult $35/day
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    Power Sites

    All spacious in lovely surrounds.

    Base Rate (1 person) $22/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $38/day
    Extra Adult $18/day
    Extra Child $10/day
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    Tent Sites

    10 sites available.

    Base Rate (1 person) $22/day
    Base Rate (2 persons) $34/day
    Extra Adult $18/day
    Extra Child $8/day


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Maika Laura

Ranking: 10/10

Owners are the friendliest, most helpful people. You know the sort of people who go out of their way to be super nice! Gave me really good tips on where to go/things to do. Camping site walking distance from town restaurants. Kitchen/toilets super clean. Grounds nice with plenty of trees. Highlight is the lake.

Reviewed 2 months ago

Torsten's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Sehr großzügiger Campingplatz mit jüngst renovierten Dusch-/ WC-Räumen und sogar kostenloser Nutzung von Ruderboot, Kajak. Anlage gerade für Kinder top, da Indoor (Sandkiste, Kicker, Billard, Airhockey, Puppenhaus...) und Outdoor-Spielplatz vorhanden. Inhaber sind extrem freundlich und hilfsbereit. Sehr familiär. Gehört zur bisher besten Campingplatz-Erfahrung während unserer Reise.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Marty's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Big Holiday Park in walking distance to the Waitaki river. Stayed for one night and had a quite spot next to the Aquarium. Nice little lounge, good kitchen facilities (microwave, fridge, sinks..), little river beach. When you stay in a tent, you are likely to hear some noise from the road.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Siggi &Brian

Ranking: 8/10

Nice place by the river.
Everthing there Pots and Pans.
Perfekt and clean.
Playpark for kids and free use of the Kanu.
Big lounge with a Billard tabel.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Anika's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Well thought our holiday park which is beautifully maintained. Lots of lovely trees and big sites. Views up into the hills and in the distance are gorgeous. Multiple amenities and they are clean and tidy and well maintained. The staff were friendly and the price is really reasonable.
Free kayak use and a lovely swimming area which is great for kids. A bonus too is that we could bring our four legged pooch. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Cisca Zuurveld

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful camping close to the river. The owners Theo and Diana are very friendly. Hospitality is their last name I think. They will help you as much as they can! We had a lovely time!
The facilties are okay: nice showers, big building for kitchen etc. We asked for the barbecue place and they delivered a barbecue for free!
We stood close to the river and from there.
Very friendly people in Kurow. We also did the walk to the lookout. Steep but worthy!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Nicola Law

Ranking: 10/10

Was such an amazing wee spot that we decided to stay another night. Had everything we needed for a family of 7. And an awesome swimming hole for the kids on the hot summers days. Nice relaxed atmosphere and wonderful owners.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Nora Tobies

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice owner! We came in on a winters day and because there weren't many guests we were allowed to use the lounge with TV, fire place, pool table, big kitchen and warm bathrooms and set our camper up right in front of it. Great on a cold day!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Ann Fergusson

Ranking: 9/10

Fabulous job of refurbished amenities. A good camp.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Janet Pentelow

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful setting by the river. Very quiet midweek in March - so a choice of pitches between the permanent caravans which were not occupied. Felt very relaxed. Very clean facilities. A bit quaint but one of our favourite sites.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Shavill's avatar


New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Lovely setting by river. Facilities a bit tired but a great location to stay

Reviewed about 8 years ago

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Tony & Marina Greenaway


Ranking: 4/10

In need of modernising but nonetheless functional.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Pete & Judy McChesney

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Nice campground, wonderful local flavour.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010