Jacksons Retreat Alpine Holiday Park, Arthurs Pass

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Jacksons Retreat Alpine Holiday Park

The innovative West Coast holiday park at Jackson’s Retreat is ideal for your South Island campervan or camping holiday. The only holiday park on Alpine State Highway 73, Jacksons Retreat is a complex providing powered sites, un-powered tent sites, self-contained accommodation, cabins and unique all-weather covered sites for your campervan, motorhome, RV or tent.

Located on the Alpine State Highway 73 which links Christchurch with the West Coast and Glacier Region, the camp boasts 360 degree views of 100% New Zealand scenery. The surrounding area has a stunning contrast of alpine ranges with their majestic snow-capped peaks, the ever-changing waters of the Taramakau River and striking native rainforest with regal 80ft tall Rimu trees, lush forests, cascading waterfalls and crystal clear streams. Jackson’s Retreat is a holiday park nestled among this natural beauty, high up at the base of the prominent Bald Range, 33km north-west of Arthur's Pass.

Bushwalks and Glowworms

Wander the onsite bushwalks among the towering Rimu and Totara filled with birdsong on your way to the amazing waterfall during the day and at night head out under the stars to see our friendly Glowworms in one of our onsite Glowworm Dells.


While staying at Jacksons Retreat mix with other guests in the large central communal space which incorporates fully equipt kitchens and dining areas, comfortable lounge chairs and sofas which are ideally positioned to take advantage of the views and the warmth and ambience of the log fire in winter. Modern bathroom facilities with clean, modern showers are a delight, and the shower and toilet areas are heated in the winter for your comfort.

Other facilities include: coin operated laundry, clothes lines and pegs, dump station, highchair, as well as BBQ & pizza oven. A small pantry shop is located at the office.

Arriving by car or need a night out of your Motor Home choose from one our cosy cabins "Kiwi Cabin" sleeps up to two people in a Queen bed with linen & toiletries supplied, our "Moa Cabin", sleeps up to 4 guests complete with a Queen size bed + 2x Single bunk beds, again linen & toiletries are included, your tariff for both options include full use of the Park amenities & facilities, plus you have your own private picnic area and stunning view of the Southern Alps and the Mighty Taramakau River.

"The Barn", our 3 Bedroom Fully Self Contained 2 Level Apartment can sleep up to 10 people (1x Queen, 1x Double/Single Bunk Duo + 2x Single, 1x Queen + 1x Single),  linen & toiletries are included. The Barn has a full self catering Kitchen with large dining and Lounge area with a log fire.  Also included for your use is a garage to house your car, bikes or other toys, a fantastic option for 1 night or many, for a couple, family or groups.

When you stay with us, you can be assured of a unique and relaxing experience, not only in terms of the excellent facilities, but also in our dedication to providing outstanding customer service and ensuring all or guests have a wonderful stress-free time!

RATES:  please email us or call +64 3 738 0474 and we will give you our current rates.



4464 Otira Highway
Arthur's Pass 7832

Phone: +64 3 738 0474


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