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Kingston Holiday Park

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Fish at the peaceful, unspoiled southern end of Lake Wakatipu, home of the historic Kingston Flyer steam train. At our relaxed location, the Kingston Holiday Park's friendly staff offer a range of accommodation options from budget cabins, through to glamping tents and self-contained motel units with Freeview TV and private spa baths.

The Park also has spacious powered / unpowered RV and tent sites and a lovely stream running through it. This is an ideal base to explore the fishing at Lake Wakatipu, the Mataura River or the Aparima River where you will find rainbow, brown trout and salmon.

Check out our generous winter rates online now by visiting the Kingston Holiday Park website

Host Jenny Preston
Booking / accounts Leanne Preston

16 Kent Street

PO Box 47

Kingston 9748

New Zealand

Contact details

Office Phone: +64 3 248 8501
Reservations: 0800 807 836
Office Email: stay@kingstonholidaypark.co.nz
Advertising: accounts@kingstonholidaypark.co.nz
Website: www.kingstonholidaypark.co.nz

Please mention nzfishing.com when you make an enquiry or booking.

Fishing waters

Lake Wakatipu

Mataura River

Aparima River

There are also a huge number of small streams and rivers that flow into Lake Wakatipu that are worth exploring. We suggest that you use a guide if wanting to get to these remote pristine waters.


Kingston Holiday Park is marked on the Lake Wakatipu Map and the
Upper Mataura River Map.

Kingston is located on SHW6, on the lake front at the southern end of Lake Wakatipu, a 30 minutes scenic drive from Queenstown Airport, a 1.5 hour drive from Te Anau or a 2 hour drive from Invercargill.


Accommodation options


Kingston Holiday Park has the following accommodation options:

  • Self-contained motel units with TVs, spa baths, kitchenettes
  • Budget cabins - two are self-contained
  • Glamping tents - 2 people only
  • Powered / unpowered RV & tent sites

Please check the Kingston Holiday Park website for full descriptions and photos.

Motels The Kingston Holiday Park's modern motel units are located opposite the Kingston Reserve and separate from the Holiday Park. Each spacious unit comes with:

  • All linen and towels provided
  • Free toiletries including shampoo, conditioner and soap
  • Fully equiped kitchenette with portable cooktops and pots
  • Tea and coffee making stations - UHT milk included
  • Large flat screen with Freeview television channels
  • WiFi available
  • Two motel units have large private spa baths
  • 1 motel unit has a disability accessible shower/toilet

Motel Living

Budget cabins

Two self contained cabins have their own kitchenette, shower and toilet. There is also backpacker style cabins available that use the holiday parks shared toilets, showers and kitchen - these backpacker cabins sleep 1 or 2 people

  • Cabin 5 & Cabin 6: Self contained
  • Cabin 1, 2 & 3: Shared park toilet / shower / kitchen

All cabins come with linen and towels included. WiFi available


RV and tent sites

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The Kingston Holiday Park is the only licensed holiday park in Kingston and a warm welcome awaits responsible tourists and campers. Come and set up camp on a spacious powered / unpowered grass or gravel spot.

Open area

Important Note: No overnight Freedom Camping is allowed anywhere in Kingston and this includes along the street, on the reserve, in the car-park or lake-front. 


Hire one of the glamerous glamping tents for real luxury.


RV and camping Facilities
  • Shared public kitchen / seating area
  • Ablution block, unmetered hot showers
  • Coin operated laundry
  • WiFi Zone ($1 for 200MB / $5 for 10GB)
  • Guest BBQ with free gas
  • Knowledgable staff who can advise local attractions
  • Dump station, wheelie bins and rubbish removal.
  • Next to Kingston Tennis courts
  • Next to children's playground
  • Around The Mountain Cycle Trail entrance / finish
    (Bike hire available at the Kingston Holiday Park)
  • Kingston Golf Course nearby (Golf clubs for hire)
  • Bowling green nearby
  • Kingston's historic library
  • Kingston walking tracks
  • Boat ramp and pier
Local facilities
  • Kingston Café & Bar (opposite the Holiday Park) for
    breakfasts, lunch and essential small grocery items, post
    shop and New Zealand souvenirs.
  • Petrol pumps (24/7 using credit card with PIN)
  • Kingston garage and repairs
  • Summer Christmas programme of activities organised
    through the Kingston Community Association.

Please check our web-site for up-to-date prices, discounts and on-going special offers

  • Motels from $125 - $170 (Seasonal rates)
  • Budget cabins from $65 - $130 (Seasonal rates)
  • Glamping tents from $95 - $100 (Seasonal rates)
  • RV & Tent Sites $35 - $38 per couple, $15 - $20
    per single person (Seasonal rates) $5 off per stay for
    NZMCA members with valid ID.



To book:

Please mention nzfishing.com when making a booking.


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