Relax and enjoy the tranquility and beauty of coastal New Zealand in Te Puru; the Gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula. Te Puru Holiday Park is the perfect base for active families, nature lovers, watersports or keen fishers. With its delightful blend of accommodation ranging from character trams to modern caravans, this family holiday spot is sure to capture your heart. It is a welcoming and friendly community orientated holiday park; the perfect place to make lifetime friends. Everything you need for a memorable holiday is here on site – just arrive and enjoy.
Te Puru offers the best of both worlds – the raw beauty of natural pebble and sand beaches and bush settings, with prolific fishing areas; and for those who hanker for a faster pace of life, Thames is just 15 minutes away with plenty of café and shopping options.
With the Hauraki Gulf a breeding ground for snapper, kahawai, kingfish, scallops and mussels, Te Puru is a major drawcard for keen fishers. A boat ramp is conveniently located just around corner from Te Puru Holiday Park, and further along is Waikawau, with a sheltered fresh water stream launch and retrieve boat ramp, making boating very safe and easy. And if you don't have a boat, there is still really good fishing off the beach. Locals also have great success fishing from kayaks.
Just a few minutes walk from Te Puru Holiday Park is a fresh water swimming hole – the perfect way to stay cool on a hot day and a popular spot for families. Or enjoy the beach and all that it offers, situated within 100m of the camp. For parents who prefer fresh, shallow water for their younger children, the camp borders a stream – an idyllic place to rest and enjoy the scenery.
The beauty of a self contained setting like Te Puru Holiday Park is the emphasis on good old fashioned family values. Families mingle freely and strong friendships are forged. There’s always plenty of people around to supervise children and play areas are centrally located for maximum visibility, so everyone can relax and enjoy themselves. Enhancing this community ambiance, is the bowling club next door to the grounds, with its top ranked lawn bowl greens and a convivial community bar. The Holiday Park runs an annual fishing competition, always a source of great fun and competition!
Open playing fields give Dad’s plenty of opportunity to set up active games for groups of children and there’s no shortage of options for entertainment and physical activity.
For those who enjoy nature walks, a bush walk is only minutes from the camp and climbs through the mountains showcasing some amazing New Zealand natives. Other must-see spots include a Kauri Walk, Butterfly House and Goldmine Tours.
Thames is a short drive (15 mins) and boasts Goldfields Shopping Centre, cafes, movies and restaurants. The area has a rich history, including goldmining, and there’s plenty of charming options to explore.
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