Trip and Tour BookingsTrip and Tour Bookings

We are a central base from which to explore the many points of interest in the Bay of Islands, including heritage sites, marine parks, art and culture and an unspoiled natural environment. We are keen to help you plan your travel itinerary and share our local knowledge with you and can make trip and tour bookings for you.

Swimming Pool & Playground

Swimming Pool & Playground

The whole Park is an adventure playground, however we also offer a childrens’ playground adjacent to the swimming pool.                                                                                                                   kids in playground Russell

Our swimming pool is popular with all ages and because of Russell’s warm and sunny climate is open from October to May inclusive.

Kitchens & BBQ’s

Kitchens & BBQ's

The Lodge communal kitchen and dining area services the rooms and cabins. Adjacent to the Lodge building are BBQ’s for our room and cabins. There is a campers kitchen and covered dining to service the powered sites area. In the non powered area we have a new dining, food preparation and BBQ area on the eastern side of the Park together with a table and seating alongside the fish cleaning and smoking facility on the western side of the Park.


resident professional chef Russell

Wood Fire Pizza Oven

What’s better than a wood fired pizza?  Enjoy the unbeatable taste of a DIY wood fired pizza (instructions provided if required).

Family Friendly Accommodation RussellCampfire

We do “real camping” at Russell-Orongo Bay Holiday Park, complete with evenings socialising and relaxing around the campfire.

Family Friendly Accommodation RussellWI-FI

Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park is a wireless internet hotspot which means that you can access the internet throughout the Park. Just log on to your computer to check out the packages available and pay using your credit card. Alternatively you can purchase a pre – loaded Internet Access Company card at the Park office.

Camp Store Russell Holiday AccommodationCamp Store

Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park’s camp store stocks basic groceries as well as milk, ice cream, ice, bait and bread. Our camp store is open from 8am to 8pm from 1 October to 30 April and 8.30 am to 6 pm from 1 May to 30 September

Laundry & Bathrooms

Laundry Russell Holiday Accommodation

Our laundry is open from 8 am to 8 pm and we have both coin and token operated washing machines and dryers.
Our water supply is from a stream, still alive with native fish and we treat the water to public health standards. To conserve water we meter showers in our shower blocks.

All facilities

  • 50 power sites
  • 60 non power sites
  • sea and/or bush views
  • sheltered sites
  • communal kitchen / fridge / microwave / cooktops
  • dining room
  • toilet/shower facilities
  • wood fire pizza oven (wood provided)
  • laundry
  • linen hire
  • camp store
  • email
  • wireless internet
  • swimming pool
  • TV lounge with a log fire in winter
  • gas barbecues
  • wood barbecues (wood provided)
  • covered barbecues seating areas
  • outdoor picnic tables
  • campfire (wood provided)
  • childrens playground
  • off-street parking
  • boatparking
  • coach / bus / truck park
  • boat & carwash
  • boat, trailer and caravan storage
  • fish cleaning and smokehouse facilities
  • pets by arrangement

Seasonal rates & minimum stay periods in high season.