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1NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort

Umina Beach


Stepping up to first place this year, NRMA Ocean Beach yet again proves itself to be a longstanding family favourite. Just 90 minutes from Sydney on the NSW Central Coast, an escape into bushland at this secluded beachfront holiday park offers everything from budget-friendly powered sites to spacious spa villas. Parents can catch a break with scheduled kids’ activities on holidays and weekends, or join the fun with a heated pool complex (with spa and water park) and a basketball court. Teens will love a lap on the go karts, while toddlers can play safely in a special wading pool.


2BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park



With a stunning beachfront location in the seaside town of Kiama, we’re not surprised to see this holiday park make your list yet again. The perfect base for a South Coast road trip, families can enjoy a brand-new pool complex, with water slides to boot. For large families especially, this park has it all, with Beach Retreats sleeping up to eight people as well as the usual smaller cabins and ensuite and powered sites.


3North Star Holiday Resort

Hastings Point


The kids will have a blast at this Tweed Coast getaway, with stacks of free activities, Sammy’s Adventure Lagoon water park (with two new super slides) and all the fun of Byron Bay and the Gold Coast both an easy day trip away. Hang out at Neptune’s Castle Kids’ Club, or visit the Marine Environment Museum. Then check out the pools and playground before a picnic amid manicured, subtropical gardens. Parents can enjoy a sneaky getaway of their own at the Seascape Leisure Centre, with three spas, a salon and a sauna.


4BIG4 Sunshine Resort South West Rocks

South West Rocks


Surrounded by national park, this is a uniquely luxurious holiday park. The new two-bedroom Luxury Ngurra Lodges are open-plan offering lots of natural light, with a full kitchen and living and dining space. You can choose from a range of other accommodation options, too, from Three Bedroom Designer Freshwater Villas to Sunshine Tents for five people. Kids will love this park with its Shipwreck Island Water Park boasting a boat, slides, tipping bucket, skull cave and special slide for littlies. You’ll also find putt putt, go karts, a jumping pillow and a lagoon.


5BIG4 Narooma Easts



Located on the banks of Wagonga Inlet, this park offers waterfront bungalows and tent sites, as well as luxury spa units with three TVs each. Families can spend all day at the pools, which include a 25-metre resort-style pool and an adjacent toddler pool. There’s even a jumping pillow close by and a new indoor splash park. The park’s location means your family will be close to Narooma’s beaches and Montague Island, with its penguin and fur seal colonies that will delight little zoologists.


=6BIG4 Tweed Billabong

Tweed Heads


Enjoy water sports galore at this holiday park in Tweed Heads. The billabong within the park offers a chance for families to go kayaking or paddleboarding, while the new water park has four slides, a tipping bucket and a toddler splash pad. For land activities, you can hire go karts or pedal karts. The holiday park is also located conveniently close to the airport and shopping precincts, and the Gold Coast theme parks are only a short drive away.


=6Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort



Famously family-friendly, Blue Dolphin boasts a prime location on the banks of the Clarence River in Yamba, NSW. Spend days splashing away in the huge water park, racing around in go karts and jumping sky-high on the bouncing pillow before cooking up a storm on the barbecues. For parents, a poolside bar is a welcome extra, but the whole family will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and modern amenities.


7NRMA Darlington Holiday Resort

Arrawarra Beach


Situated on the Coffs coast along Arrawarra beach, this eco-friendly holiday park caters for all types of family getaways. Kids will find themselves up close with local wildlife as they explore the expanse of coastal forest. On park grounds, activities include two jumping pillows and a BMX track for little speed demons. Everything from unpowered sites to three-bedroom villas caters to a variety of budgets and family sizes, and to top it off the park is only a 25-minute drive from the centre of Coffs Harbour.


=8Ingenia Holidays Soldiers Point

Soldiers Point


Make the most of your trip to Port Stephens by staying at this perfectly located family-friendly resort on the peninsula at Soldiers beach. With a pool and play equipment for the youngsters, a beach and bike track for the teens and the Soldiers Point Bowling Club right next door for the adults, this holiday park has the whole family covered. Don’t forget to make the most of the location by going to some of Port Stephens’ attractions such as the Toboggan Hill Park or Irukandji Shark & Ray encounters found nearby.


=8BIG4 Park Beach Holiday Park Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour


Enjoy some quality family fun at this state-of-the-art BIG4 holiday park, located right in the centre of Coffs Harbour. Kids will love the giant tipping bucket, playgrounds and slides while adults can make the most of the modern barbecue areas and resort-style pool. Stay in either an oceanside villa equipped with air conditioning and linen, or opt for the shady tent sites, all surrounded by tropical gardens.


9Del Rio Riverside Resort

Wisemans Ferry


Looking for a holiday park that's a little out of the city hustle and bustle? Check out Del Rio Riverside Resort at Wisemans Ferry. Right on the river and surrounded by mountains, this park is a perfect place for families to relax and rewind. There is a plethora of activities offered for kids and adults, with everything from putt-putt golf and bushwalking to waterskiing and BMX. There is a range of accommodation offered and the park is only a 1.5-hour drive from Sydney’s CBD.


10Discovery Parks Pambula Beach

Pambula Beach


Tucked away in the Ben Boyd National Park, this beachfront caravan park boasts the best of the Sapphire coast. The park caters to families’ every need with a complete swimming pool complex including indoor/outdoor pools and a water park, a large camp kitchen with barbecues and fridges and general facilities such as a general store and TV room. Whether you decide to stay in one of the deluxe villas or camp, this park is the perfect base for exploring what the region has to offer.


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