Murchison Motorhome Park

Murchison Motorhome Park



92 Rankers Reviews

12 Face-to-Face

6 Camping Grounds

5 Dump Station

2 Murchison


We were designed & built with the traveller in mind.
Kitchen and Lounge area with log fire
Plenty of places to relax


OPEN for 2019-20 - Gates close 8.30pm!

Murchison Motorhome Park was designed and built specifically with the traveller in mind.

Murchison Motorhome Park is the newest park in the area, purpose- built and designed with the traveler in mind. The site borders the Buller river and has a stunning vista in all directions. We cater for motorhomes, caravans and tents, and customers are encouraged to pick their own sites - there is plenty of room to spread out! We have 3 fully furnished private cabins available, linen and towels supplied.

Our site includes:
- free WiFi internet connection
- purpose built, modern amenities building
- kitchen-lounge with log fire
- enclosed verandah with casual seating
- free showers
- free BBQ
- laundry and clothesline
- fresh organic vegetables (in season) and free-range eggs available

Other activities include:
- Chip 'n Putt golf course
- petanque,
- volleyball,
- large outdoor checkers
- walkway along the river.
- DVDs available

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Feature Value Info


South IslandNelson RegionMurchison


  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds

Operating Season And Hours

We are open after the winter break, and the park is looking good this Spring

Gates Close at 8.30pm every night, unless prior arrangement has been made.




  • Powered Sites

    Powered Site per person $19/day
    Extra Adult $19/day
    Child 6-16 $10/day
    Under 5 $5/day
  • Non-Powered Sites

    Non-powered Site per person $19/day
    Extra Adult $19/day
    Child 6-16 $10/day
    Under 5 $5/day
  • Private Cabin

    Queen Bed $70/day
    Twin Bed $70/day


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This review was selected by Karen Steadman of Murchison Motorhome Park on Thu 22 Feb, 2018.

Henry Hunter's avatar

Henry Hunter

Ranking: 10/10

This was the best Park we stayed in on North or South Island. Location is stunning and staff and facilities top notch. It’s not in town (which is why it’s so nice) but only a short drive away you can find really good dinner and a phenomenal breakfast (try the banana and bacon pancake stack) at the Rivers Cafe.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

Paul & Alison Saunders's avatar

Paul & Alison Saunders

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely site, very helpful staff.
We had a problem starting our van in the morning, the lady working went out of her way to help. Eventually even gave us a tow so we could bump start our van.
I must add that we also had lots of help from a family that were on in site too.

The site itself is clean, tidy and very well kept. In a lovely area, right by the river. Good WiFi too.
Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed 17 days ago

Murchison Motorhome Park responds:

Was lovely to meet you! Sorry the bump start was a while in happening!

Lisa's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful place in the middle of nature. Well maintained and clean. Hot showeres, free Wifi, nice staff, everything you need provided.

Reviewed 23 days ago

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Sue Hempstead

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

The most beautiful site ever. Magical pools close by site clean and tidy through out outside and in, powered sites surround by bushes for each site. Grass cut, bushes trimmed looks so nice. Ladies very jolly and helpful.
For site thank you for cloths to stop wipe down little things but all help. To make it super tops a shelf in the shower for gels is so helpful, thankyou

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Sue's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful clean site with friendly staff and great service. Fresh produce from the veggie garden for a small donation. Right off the highway but good pitches and excellent value. The only thing to improve it would be a few more toilets and showers m.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Hatessandflys's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Spotlessly clean, lots of space, 2 separate swimming areas in the river, hot showers, quick internet and most importantly, an area covered by bug mesh to get relief from the south island sandflys! If you're coming to murch stay here!

Reviewed about 1 month ago

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Niko Schachner


Ranking: 4/10

The camping is very beautiful indeed. With the river nearby and the natural pools to swim and refresh. Absolutely clean facilities and very peaceful. We had a worm welcome and everything would be perfect if on the next day the cleaning lady wouldn’t request us to leave in a rude tone and in not very friendly manner. Because we were finishing our breakfast shortly after 10am which is the time to check-out. During our travel in NZ we have never been requested to leave even if we stayed much longer than the check-out time. Not the best farewell we have experienced in NZ. Very disappointing in the end. Never will return to this place.

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Murchison Motorhome Park responds:

Clearly ignoring the check out time is what you do regularly. Other campers were very respectful of the rules and we very much appreciate that as we work hard in the limited time we have to make sure the park is clean for the next lot of guests. It is never our intention to sound rude, but clearly you were just not bothering to make a effort to leave on time.

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Neil's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Probably the cleanest campsite amenities we have stayed at in three weeks so far across NZ.
Great swimming hole No 1 up the pathway.

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Faircloughs, Auckland, NZ

Ranking: 10/10

Had a wonderful stay at Murchison Motorhome Park. We were made to feel very welcome - it is a home away from home. Very clean facilities with piped music throughout. We enjoyed the kitchen with its enclosed verandah to enjoy a meal and ward off any pesky insects! Often we found fresh fruit and veggies in the kitchen for us to use - a lovely thought. Beautiful setting and swimming hole for a cool dip onsite. Will come again!

Reviewed 2 months ago

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Achim's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Great place to stay, very friendly host and noce community kitchen.

Reviewed 2 months ago

Mark's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

What a great camping experience and lovely staff. Well worth a visit

Reviewed 3 months ago

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Lukas's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

One of the best sides we stopped on our trip.

Reviewed 3 months ago

Gil's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

The best camp we stayed in NZ. Beautiful, clean, and great facilities.
Definitely would come again!

Reviewed 4 months ago

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Tom McKernan

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Immaculate site, impeccable hosting, great value. Just 9k from Murchision, this is the place for a layover. The owner clearly takes great pride in her site and maintains it to a high standard. Has the coolest music I've heard in any NZ campsite shower block. All you need for a comfortable stay. And all for only $19!

Why would you? It's clean, tidy and well run by a very personable owner. And great value.

Why wouldn't you? You're not stopping in Murchison.

Mark-downs? Nothing to get picky about given the overall quality of the place and the value for money.

Would I return? Yes, absolutely.

Reviewed 4 months ago