Address:Russell - Orongo Bay Holiday Park, 5960 Russell Rd, Russell, Far North, North Island0272
Approx 3.5 kilometers from Russell is this tranquil picturesque camp, set in a sheltered bush covered valley. Some 14 acres, is divided by trees giving a variety of spacious sites some with privacy (around 40 have power). A swimming pool with outdoor seating, and an imaginative children's play area overlook a large raised lawn with al fresco dining. Each of the tables has an umbrella and a BBQ, A choice of two kitchens, one with an adjacent TV lounge, internet access and a log fire. An outdoor area has a wood fired pizza oven and an all weather table tennis table. Two clean ablution blocks provide ample facilities. Both automatic laundry equipment and clotheslines are plentiful. There are a number of outdoor taps in the grounds, a boat wash, fish-cleaning area and a smokehouse. Enjoy the many activities in the area, including hiring bikes, fishing, kayaking and walking and get the 'lowdown' on the history of Russell. This is the closest camp to the Twin Coast Cycle trail, and great camp for those doing the Cape Brett walk. There are boat ramps near by and wonderful bird life. - you have an opportunity to see both wekas (an endangered N Z flightless bird) and Kiwis which can be heard at night. You may even be lucky enough to see one. The BBC filmed the birdlife in this camp in Nov 2014, and will be screening world wide in 2016. Dogs by arrangement. Your friendly hosts are Angela and Don. This is a family oriented camp with sites from $17 per person. Seasonal rates apply.
Accommodation, we have
Family Bungalow sleeps 6. Holiday Home sleeps up to 7. Bungalow sleeps 4, Cottage sleeps 5. Ecco Studio sleeps 2. Tourist Flat sleeps 4 to 6. Cabins sleep 2 to 4. Retro Caravan sleeps 4. Tipi sleeps 3.
Glamping Ecco sleeps 3. and Glamping for a couple.