KHPA Park Profile: Levin Kiwi Holiday Park, Horowhenua

04 Feb 2019

Levin Kiwi Holiday Park is a quiet, peaceful and family friendly park located in the heart of the Horowhenua. It has the kiwi tick of approval and is the only holiday park in Levin. Fabulous views of the Tararua Ranges and close proximity to some of New Zealand’s best beaches makes this park a must-stay destination.


Types of accommodation and facilities available
Offering motels, cabins, powered and non-powered sites, there are a range of options available to suit everyone at Levin Kiwi Holiday Park. Because of this, a broad mix of families, contractors, hikers, sports teams, school groups, caravaners and campers stay here.  Although pets are not permitted in the park, there is a pet zone that is available on request. Plus, a drawcard for the park is its newly built children’s playground including an enormous inflatable pillow trampoline!



Your hosts at Levin Kiwi Holiday Park

Debbie and Repi Wright took over the lease of the park in 2012 following a restructure of the company that Repi was working for, which meant the possibility of overseas deployment. With family in the region, a move to the Horowhenua was an extremely attractive option — especially as they had started their own family only a couple of years prior. Now with three children, aged five, seven and nine, the pair love the variety of day-to-day operations, working together as a couple and the flexibility it gives them to be involved in their children’s busy lives.



Where is Levin Kiwi Holiday Park located?
The park is located in the Horowhenua, a short 1 hour 15-minute drive north from the Cook Strait ferry in Wellington, and just 40 minutes south of Palmerston North. The location is ideal for those that are travelling south from either Taupo or New Plymouth on their way to New Zealand’s capital, Wellington.


What local attractions do Debbie and Repi recommend?
If there is one activity that Debbie and Repi recommend their guests go and see during their stay, it would have to be Waitarere Beach (just a 15-minute drive away). Summer or winter, it’s just a great place to relax and enjoy according to the hard-working couple. At low tide you can also drive along the sand 5 kms to the north and 4 kms to the south. It’s the place Debbie, Repi and the children go when they get a break away from the park for a week in each of the school holidays.

You can check out some of the other local activities here and if you’re heading out for a day trip, then your hosts suggest you explore the compact and easy-to-navigate city of Wellington: including visits to Te Papa, Weta Workshop and Oriental Parade.


What do others say about the Levin Kiwi Holiday Park?
A quick search on TripAdvisor and you get a really good sense of exactly why holiday-makers come back here year after year. The overriding message of how immaculate and clean the park is kept and how good the accommodation and facilities are is testament to the hard work that Debbie, Repi and their entire team put into running this park.

Interested in staying next time you’re heading to or through Levin? Then book now to avoid disappointment. And don’t forget to take advantage of the 15% discount you’ll receive with a Kiwi Card membership.




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