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Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the park and where met by two great characters at reception that took the time to tell us all about the fantastic area we had arrived in and all the things we could do also where very passionate about the area they live and we can see why . Based in a fantastic location nice cheep and...

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Zach B, "Characters" is a fantastically accurate way to describe Andrew and Josh. We are glad you were entertained by their antics, and gleaned some useful information from their routine. I will pass along your compliments to our cleaners, as well. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to stay and begin a holiday. The person of reception was organised and provided a great analysis of the sites to see, based on our age and abilities. His welcome was sincere and his tour of amenities was first class. Would come back here again.

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Ron G, We are glad you enjoyed your time here, and hope the rest of your holiday was just as wonderful. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a find...3 minute walk from Whangerei Falls (which are just beautiful). The Whangerei Falls Holiday Park itself is cosy and intimate and has cabins, sites and powered sites. The communal kitchen is absolutely brilliant, the toilets and showers are spotless and there is a nice vibe about the place. The reception was fantastic (re Andrew, Mr Google) and told...

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Rob, We are glad you enjoyed your stay here so much. It really is a beautiful place, isn't it? I will make sure to pass your compliments along to the cleaners. Speaking of compliments, Mr. Google? You are going to make me blush. I am glad you were able to glean some useful knowledge out of the fountain of...

Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big clean rooms, with good appliances such as kettle and toaster. Facility also very clean and well kept, kitchen well equipped. Friendly and helpful staff, overall good experience. Very different to other hostels

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello LucyS1997, We are glad you enjoyed your time here. I will make sure to pass your compliments along to our cleaners. Thank you for your review.

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved this accommodation. I have been getting around using the stray bus..but it was easy to get to the accommodation from where I got dropped off. I used the bus service and the Isite on Northtec were really helpful telling me which one I needed to get. Martin and Josh (the staff) were so friendly and really helpful...

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello kellstar18, We are glad you were able to find your way here so easily, and enjoyed your time here as well. I have stayed in a number of hostels, and I agree the dorm feels different (in a good way) from the traditional large dorm. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Clean, big rooms. The shared kitchen is great for socializing. Feels like a small camping. If you depend on public transport, the location is alright, but there are no busses on sunday. There is enough to see and hike in the area, but not a lot in walking distance.

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello gwnpauline, Glad you enjoyed socialising in the kitchen. I find bonds created over food are some of the best. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I planned to stay 2 nights to go diving at the poor knights islands, and ended up staying four nights because of all the great things to do here and the friendly atmosphere. The owner is incredibly friendly, will help you with anything you need, and will explain all the amazing things to see in the area. As a solo...

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Daphne, How was your dive at the Poor Knights? Whangarei has quite a bit more to see and do than most people realise when they first arrive. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and the atmosphere here. We tend to have quite interesting guests, including yourself, so it's great you got to meet some of the others. Thank you...

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the hostel in November 2016 for one night and decided to come back to see more of this great town and the area. Martin is a great host, he did explain all the must sees around Whangarei and even gave us weather and tide information. As we came with our own car, the distance to the town didn't...

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Leonie M, You came back! We are always* happy to see our guests return and stay with us. What was your favourite thing you saw here in Whangarei? The bathroo...? What? You can't leave me hanging here, mate. That's just cruel. Now I will forever wonder what else you were going to say, unless you come back to visit...

Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were welcomed by the owner who gave us so many great suggestions on what to do around the area. Then we got checked in to the 4 beds room dorm which was clean and had a fridge and a microwave. The overall atmosphere of the place was amazing as we met some of the nicest people in our journey....

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Majed, We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere of our holiday park and you were able to meet some nice people. I will pass your compliments along to Martin. Thank you for your review.

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was our first time in a motor home and our first site. It met our expectations for cleanliness and facilities, as good as or better than other sites we subsequently visited. The owner was extremely knowledgeable about the area, very helpful and gave us good advice. The location is a few minutes from the falls and interesting walks. It...

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Beverley M, We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. I will make sure to pass your compliments along to our cleaners. Thank you for your review.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small family-run backpackers and holiday park in a semi-rural setting two-minutes' walk away from the beautiful Whangarei waterfalls and scenic walking tracks. Stroll to town along bush-lined riverside walks or laze the day away beside the swimming pool. Evenings are for soaking in the hot tub and sharing stories around the BBQ. Our aim is to provide clean, comfortable accommodation in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Located 5kms north east of Whangarei City centre on the Twin Coast Highway, we provide an ideal base for diving and exploring the Poor Knight Islands. Beautiful coastal beaches and Tutukaka with its marina are a short drive away. We can organise diving, snorkelling and kayaking at the Poor Knights with arranged transport from the front gate available. Local bus stops, shops and a supermarket are within a short walk. Internet Provided. CityLink Bus# 3 and 3a bus stop 300m down the road. We look forward to having you stay with us. ~Martin and Team ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers

Address: 12 Ngunguru Road | Glenbervie, Whangarei 0173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: $54 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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