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Motorhome parking?

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Motorhome parking?

Hi there, We are coming to stay in Paihia in December as part of our trip round the North Island in a motorhome with our 3 children (age 5,9 and 11). We have just been looking at where to book to stay for the 2 nights we have there and really like the look of the Bay of Islands Holiday Apartments campsite (central and not too fussy) and the Falls Motel (more for kids there but out of town)

My question/worry is the motorhome and parking it if we go for the Falls Motel one. If we book a boat day trip then we would need to drive into the town and park all day....is this feasible? (We live in the south west of the UK and have seen plenty of tourists driving motorhomes into small coastal towns near us that they then get stuck in or can't park!!)

Many thanks for any help, we can't wait to visit :)

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Hi Sam, Either of the two camps you have suggested are fine. I would be inclined to go to the Bay of Islands Holiday Park with children which is about 8 Kilometres North of Paihia township. This has Childrens Park, Swimming Pool, Flying Fox, Trampoline and Big Facilities. It is situated on the River and they also have Kayaks. It would totally depend on your dates in December as Christmas to New Year period it is full of teenagers. You also have Haruru Falls Resort Camping Ground which has Outdoor Games, Trampoline and Swimming Pool and is situated on the river opposite the Haruru Falls. There is also Beachside Holiday Park which is 3 Kilometres South of Paihia Township that has Childrens Park, Facility Room and Is situated on the River also. If you were to take a Boat trip you can be picked up and dropped off from your Camp Ground by either company Fullers Greatsights or Explore. I hope this is of help to you. Regards Sue

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