Park policies

Welcome to Motutere Bay Holiday Park

We aim to provide you with the best facilities and a peaceful park in which to relax and enjoy your holiday amongst the best of New Zealand’s scenery. Our park is suitable for all types of holiday makers including families, couples, groups and solo travellers. The area is renowned for its unspoiled beauty and historical significance.


We seek your cooperation with the following policies. They are to ensure your stay and the stay of all other guests is as enjoyable as possible.


Balance of accounts are payable on arrival. Payment is required for the full time booked.


The consumption of alcohol within the park is restricted to your unit or site. Please do not walk around the premises with open alcoholic beverages.


After 2pm for all units and cabins. After 11am for powered and unpowered sites.


Before 10am on the day of your departure. An extended stay can often be arranged - just come and see us at reception before 10am to check availability.


To ensure all our guests have a great holiday, please use consideration at all times throughout your stay. Excessive noise or aggressive behaviour will not be tolerated.


This is located outside the front door of reception and is to be used for late arrivals and emergencies only.


Unfortunately, no fires are allowed. This includes fireworks. Gas BBQs are permitted.


Food stored in communal kitchen is at your own risk. Please ensure all items are clearly marked with your name and departure date. The fridges will be cleared weekly and anything unmarked will be discarded.


Washing machines and dryers are coin operated. See park map for location. Instructions for use are in the laundry.


Messages will be taken at reception and delivered to guests whenever possible.


Please be considerate of noise levels whilst staying within our park. Noise travels quite easily, so please keep this in mind and restrict noise between 10.30pm and 7am, when other guests may be sleeping.


There is one vehicle permitted per site. Please do not block access ways for others. Alternative car/boat parking is available on request.


Sorry, pets are not permitted anywhere within the park. Please speak to our staff if you need a recommendation for local pet motels.


Children under 12 must be supervised at all times to ensure their safety. Playground hours are 7:30am to 9pm.


Caravans and Campervans must have a current electrical warrant of fitness and comply with LPG standards. If tenting, you must have connected a Residual Current Device (RCD). These are available for hire at reception if needed. Chemical toilets must be emptied in dump stations.


SUMMER HOURS: 8.00am - 8.00pm
WINTER HOURS: 8.30am - 6.00 pm


Please recycle! For general waste, please assist us by wrapping items in plastic bags and placing them in the bins throughout the park. Fish waste can only be placed in the bins provided in the fish-cleaning room.


Please drive at walking pace throughout our park (under 5km/hr). All roads within the park are shared zones, so please be aware of pedestrians.


The use of this equipment is allowed during daylight hours only and is limited to the flat areas of the park. Please keep your children from using skateboards & scooters on elevated areas as this can be quite dangerous. Please do not ride near the communal facilities. Helmets must be worn at all times and children under 12 must be supervised.


Water at Motutere is a precious resource so in order to conserve it, our showers are operated by timers. Please be considerate of other guests and the environment by limiting your shower time.


Prohibited in all park-owned buildings, including all park accommodation, amenities blocks and camp kitchen. Smoking is also prohibited around playground/recreation areas.


Vehicle speed in the park is limited to walking pace only


A public phone is located in front of the Deluxe Family Cabins - adjacent to the park entry.


For health and safety reasons, please ensure your visitors report to reception on arrival. Any visitors staying overnight are required to pay additional person fees. Any vehicles must be parked in the visitor’s car park provided.


Free WiFi is available within the park, each guest receives 250MB free per day, per device. Extra data available for a small fee. Please ask our reception staff for more information

Enjoy your stay

Hosts: Tash and Calum