Aerial view of Russell - Orongo Bay Holiday Park

Russell- Orongo Bay Holiday Park


A unique opportunity awaits you at Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park. You have the chance to see the northern brown kiwi in its natural environment and we can guarantee that you will see the even more rare north island weka while staying with us.

You will discover the perfect camping site to pitch your tent, park your campervan or enjoy a stay in one of our cabins or cottages. Whatever your budget we have accommodation to suit your needs. Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park offers an authentic Bay of Islands holiday experience and a a central base to discover the magic that is the Bay of Islands.

Located close to Russell village, Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park is set in 14 picturesque acres in a kiwi and weka protection zone.

Russell is a peninsula with an island feel, offering the opportunity for you to discover hidden places and tucked away treasures in a stunning scenic environment. Ask us about things to do in Russell and the Bay of Islands – don’t rush, take your time and relax and enjoy this very special holiday destination.

Wind: 16km/h NNW
Scattered Clouds
Humidity: 93%
Russell's Weather

Unique Bay of Islands Experiences

About Us

As filmed by the BBC Natural History unit for the program New Zealand (to be shown worldwide in 2016) a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with rare north island weka and northern kiwi awaits you at Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park.

To experience the sights and sounds of nature and hang out with New Zealand’s unique birds is a special experience. Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park is one of the few places in New Zealand where you have a chance to see kiwi and are guaranteed to see the north island weka in their natural environment.

Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park is a natural haven with a wide diversity of New Zealand flora and fauna. If you love nature and have a desire to explore the unique plants and birds of New Zealand, you will enjoy the restorative effects of this natural environment. Enjoy a tranquil night listening to the birds under a star studded wide night sky.

Your stay at Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park supports our efforts to save endangered wildlife and ecosystems. You are involved in our are endeavours to make a contribution to preserving the biodiversity on our planet. A portion of what you pay to stay here is used to restore habitat and ongoing plant and animal pest control within this Holiday Park.

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Email us on or phone 09 403 7704