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Jackson's Retreat Alpine Holiday Park is the only Motorhome & Camping/RV Park on the Great Alpine Highway 73 linking Christchurch on the East Coast with the ever changing and diverse West Coast.
Set on fifteen acres nestled into 100% Pure NZ Rainforest and beautifully terraced allowing stunning views of The Mighty Taramakau River, Snow Capped Mountains of the Southern Alps, and Waterfalls.
We offer accommodation to suit all travellers - choose from our: Cosy Kiwi Cabin to suit 2,our Moa Cabin is gorgeous and suits up to 4, next we have our self contained Apartment "The Barn" sleeping 1 - 10 guests great for groups, multiple families, or a couple wanting extra comfort and room to spare.
For your motorhome or tent our Powered or Non-Powered Camp Sites - large, private and set amongst Native bush providing a Peaceful, Relaxing, Eco-Friendly environment for your complete enjoyment.
Unique to New Zealand are our innovative Covered large barns each with private bays, fresh water, power and a Panoramic window to take in the alpine & river views while of course keeping you dry or shaded from the beautifully unpredictable West Coast Rain Forest weather, park your Motor home, Caravan, Campervan, Car, Motorbike, Push Bike or even Pitch you tent.
Camp facilities for all guests enjoyment include a Modern Self Catering Kitchen complete with Pots, Pan, Cutlery and Crockery, comfortable Lounge and Dining area complete with TV and Log Fire, beautifully appointed spacious heated Bathrooms with exceptional free hot showers. We also offer a large Mobility Facility, Coin operated Laundry Facilities, Washing Line & Pegs, Free BBQ, Highchair, WIFI, DVD Hire and on site Dump Station.
Visit our Pantry for your basic or, not so basic camping requirements, order fresh home made bread, our own free range eggs and also from our own tunnel house seasonal vege’s.
Jackson's are extremely proud of our awards, we welcome and thank you in advance for your comments and views: Qualmark 5 Star, Enviro Gold, Ranker's Supreme Winner 3 years running – Voted by Travellers like you, Lonely Planet “Superb Facilities, Exceptional & Stacks of Excellence”, Trip Advisor “Award of Excellence”, Reserve Group “Award for Innovation” 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Jackson’s Retreat & Holiday Park is located 33 km’s West of Arthurs Pass, 33 km's due South of the Township Moana & the locally famous Lake Brunner which is full of the locals best kept secret – Trout on your doorstep.
Jackson’s Retreat & Holiday Park is where your Tramping, Hiking, Fishing, Skiing, Kayaking or just Chilling Out Alpine Camping Holiday starts. We have our own walking tracks to either The Spectacular “Glow Worm” Waterfall or to see an Old Quartz Mine and relics, paddle in the crystal clear steams or take a dip in the waterfalls natural swimming hole and don’t forget to see our very own Glow Worm Dells throughout the park.
Don’t just spend a night, enjoy our facilities for as long as your able, get to know the locals – the very inquisitive and cheeky resident Weka’s. NZ Native Keruru (Wood Pigeon), listen to the courus of Bellbirds & Tui's and if your extremely fortunate our onsite Kiwi's may take a peek at you from under the cover of darkness and a Kea or two might fly over your campsite!
Owners, Darren and Toni welcome you and are here to help you plan your extended stay, day trip or advise on local attractions.
Our office is open from 2pm to 9pm for your checking in procedure. If you require services outside of these hours please do not hesitate to ask and we will try to accommodate your request, charges will apply
Please also note that access to Jackson's Retreat to closed from 9pm without prior arrangement.
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