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Riverwood Downs

Riverwood Downs

Hidden in a valley on a beautiful mountain river where the platypus play. Riverwood  Downs is a magnificent, multi award winning 750 acre property just 2.5 hours north of Sydney on the banks of a mountain river in the foothills of Barrington Tops "World Heritage Wilderness". It is located in a beautiful rural area known as the Monkerai Valley between the towns of Stroud and Gloucester.  Enjoy the 750 acres and 5km of mountain river  frontage.  Explore the property's shady walking trails, tall mountains and cool fresh mountain pools.  Experience this peaceful setting, with fresh air, bright stars, abundant wildlife, crackling log fires, friendly staff and relaxed country hospitality. Spend quality time together, with the sounds of the many local birds and the beautiful mountain stream. The property offers a unique country experience, catering to everyone's accommodation requirements - Spa Cabins and a River Cottage nestled in the bird corridor of the river bank, 4 Star Boutique Rooms - motel style rooms with ensuites or spas, self-contained park cabins, Bunkhouse Lodge (a great budget style accommodation for groups or individuals), Riverside and parkland camping. The property has a licensed Restaurant, the Barrington Bar and  Grill; open most days for breakfast, lunch and dinner, catering for couples, families and functions. Activities on the property include, horse riding, swimming (pool and river), canoeing, bushwalking, half-court tennis and games room. Riverwood Downs has a guest satisfaction guarantee policy* and we are committed to making your stay enjoyable. Pets are welcome.

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Smugglers' Cove Holiday Village

Smugglers' Cove Holiday Village

Smugglers' Cove Holiday Village is a nautical themed holiday experience and one of the leading holiday parks on the Mid North Coast. Yet it's much, much more than just a holiday park. Smugglers' Cove is a one-stop holiday adventure and there are exciting attractions at each turn of the head with our free form swimming pool, toddlers pool and new resort style swimming pool with water features. Set on 20 acres of magnificant sub-tropical surroundings, right in the heart of Forster, the Park features an ultra modern amenities block, restaurant and entertainment complex (seasonal), shop, games room, children's play area, luxury cabins and one of the most relaxing, shaded waterfront camping areas anywhere on the coast.. Complimenting the Park's nautical theme, the amenities block has been designed with style and comfort. Labelled as 'one of the best in Australia', it features a family bathroom, disabled facilities, spacious laundry and wide cubicles. Perhaps you might prefer to 'get away from it all' and enjoy the quiet, relaxing atmosphere in the camping & caravan section. The area is situated on the banks of scenic Pipers Bay, stretching right across the back of the Park. Friendly, personalised service by staff makes sure that your holiday is complete and a true escape from all the day to day pressures. Smugglers Cove is a special place you'll want to return to again and again. Book early and we look forward to welcoming you aboard!

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Reflections Holiday Parks Jimmys Beach

Reflections Holiday Parks Jimmys Beach

Nestled in the Great Lakes district of NSW, Reflections Holiday Parks Jimmys Beach in Hawks Nest is a magical part of the world. A place where your day-to-day cares melt away and your focus shifts to what’s important: treasured experiences with your nearest and dearest in beautiful surrounds. Splendid white beaches. Calm blue waters complete with leaping dolphins. Exceptional natural beauty everywhere you turn. A stay at Reflections Holiday Parks Jimmys Beach is almost guaranteed to lower the blood pressure and raise the happiness levels. Take a dip in the crystal blue waters of Jimmys Beach. Hike up Mount Yacaaba and take in the views to Nelson Bay and Port Stephens. Toast marshmallows over the communal camp fire and say hello to the local goannas, kookaburras and possums. With large shady sites in a natural bushland setting you’ll be glad you pulled up your RV or caravan. Campers appreciate the range of activities and facilities and you can even bring your dog at certain times of year. There are also a range of cabins to choose from, including the ever-popular beach tent. Whether you want to just relax by the water or are after something a bit more adventurous, you’ll be well catered for at Reflections Holiday Parks Jimmys Beach. Just a short stroll from Hawks Nest and a short drive from Tea Gardens, but miles away from the everyday. *Dogs are permitted on sites during Off Peak and Shoulder Seasons only.

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