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Lani's Holiday Island

33 The Lakes Way, Forster, New South Wales 2428 Australia
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#3 of 5 campsites in Forster
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We are located on beautiful Wallis Lake in the heart of the seaside town of Forster, on the mid North of NSW just two hours drive north of Newcastle and 3 ½ hours from Sydney. Our caravan park is a member of Top Tourist Parks of Australia, offering a range of holiday accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes and for those who choose to travel with their own Caravan, Motorhome or RV a choice of sites, some with their own personal bathroom. For the tent camper who wants that natural camping experience then our additional 25 hectares of natural bushland Tony’s Point Island is for you.Whether it be business, pleasure, a weekend away or for your next family holiday, come and enjoy the must see and dos of the Great Lakes area or simply relax and enjoy the facilities and activities that Lanis Holiday Island has to offer.
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Free parking
Wifi
Pool
Game room
Fishing
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Paid wifi
Outdoor pool
Board games / puzzles
Kids' outdoor play equipment
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Kitchenette
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Dave T wrote a review Jan 2024
1 contribution1 helpful vote
If I could leave 0 Stars I would. The management were rude and unprofessional. They were inflexible and not helpful at all. The park is dated and left in disrepair, not to mention the amenities are falling apart and filthy. I went to use the bathroom in a hurry and was unable to find any bathroom doors with locks on them, or a toilet without staining. I was worried to use the shower as they were stained and full of mould. The park staff don't even care to clean the park of general rubbish, you can see it piled up in front of long term resident's caravans, as well as within the amenities. The smell travels throughout the park. Safety in the park does not seem to be a worry for the management as we saw visitors speeding through the park, some who appeared to be driving under the influence and young people appearing too young to have a licence, driving the park's buggies throughout the park without any helmets. I won't be going back and I wouldn't recommend anyone go holiday here
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Happy Camper wrote a review Aug 2023
Cowes, Australia12 contributions2 helpful votes
Lani’s Holiday Island in Forster NSW was very disappointing especially being a G’Day parks member. The reception was friendly but we were given a caravan site at the back of the park which was spacious enough only to find that there was no power pole to plug into so had to move to another vacant site. The amenity block for the 10 sites consisted of 2 toilets and 1 small shower per Gents & Ladies. These were decorated with spider webs and bugs, plus no hot water, soap or paper towels for hand washing. The shower did have hot water and good pressure. The whole park has a neglected feel about it and were glad to only stay for 1 night for $50 (did not receive membership price) Location is ok, not far from Stocklands Shopping Centre and close to the water.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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leonardf860 wrote a review Jan 2023
Raymond Terrace, Australia18 contributions8 helpful votes
Best thing about Lanis is the coffee lady Sarah she's great and makes fantastic cappuccino. I'll start with the positives , cabin had good air conditioning and good shower. That's pretty much all that was good. Bed was disgusting and terribly uncomfortable. Found out why when we looked at Ensemble base both middle legs were missing! So we had to put mattress on to the floor to try and save our backs. Cabins really need an upgrade and to be honest so did the entire park. Very dated and run down
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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uschiTownsville wrote a review Apr 2021
Townsville, Australia92 contributions19 helpful votes
This is our 3rd stay and we probably will be staying there again if we should stop on our way home. It is not 5 stars but the cabin was aged but clean. Price could be a little but not to bad. The owner and his wife were nice and very helpful.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Matthew P wrote a review Jan 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Camped in the “camping” section of the main park and arrived just after 5pm during a torrential damp pour. Nobody to check us in even during peak season and a poorly highlighted map showed us our pitch. We pitched up where we thought we needed to be - and then in the morning moved the tent and left the tarp to dry out as our pitch had bogged very quickly. Upon returning from the day out, our tarp had been pulled from the ground (pegs were not placed alongside the tarp) and a guy came round an hour or so later saying we were not on the right place and the space was needed - there was 3 empty pitches around us... (also you have customer contact details - phonecall? Poor and aged facility - toilet is VERY low Coffee lady opens up at 5.30 with no regard for how much noise she makes, I guess money is more important than guest satisfaction Overall, disappointed - expensive for what it is, poor facilities, OK location, poor service.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Michelle wrote a review Jan 2021
Nelson Bay, Australia1 contribution2 helpful votes
Absolutely disgusting amenities. Bathroom and laundry need a good scrub!!! A nice make overand regulary clean would be good!!! Camp grounds are good but could do with better ground cover, our site had ripped ground cover,was torn to shreds, trip hazard. I would give this park a 2 out of 5
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Zoppa74 wrote a review Jan 2021
Stanhope Gardens, Australia112 contributions36 helpful votes
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Our family if 5 grabbed a short stay during covid period in the new cabanas over looking the pool. Great and clean comfortable cabin with plenty space. Even with rain the island was beautiful and the creek was being enjoyed by many. Great clean park and lovely hard working park staff. Cabins are expensive but its January so it was expected. Also a lovely simple small Cafe onsite with lovely husband and wife team.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Tamara O wrote a review Dec 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Accommodating staff. Easy check in. Clean amenities with ample showers and toilets. Options for both powered sights and the self sufficient camper. Coffee van onsite permanently through holiday period offering excellent cafe style beverages. Super per friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Pioneer61041337288 wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Australia11 contributions
I needed a cheap and cheerful place to stay in Forster in an emergency and I found Lanis was offering a very reasonable deal for the period I needed to stay. The cabin I chose in my limited budget decor is possibly 1980’s but is very very clean and neat and tidy. Bring your own sheets and towels or hire is an option. I had a parking space and was right across from the ablution block which was good for me as I don’t like to parade myself in public in my PJs! Quiet and easy to get around. Close to shops 2 mins by car or a 30 min walk. Fast food outlets also with walking distant. A pleasure to stay at. Would recommend especially if in a budget. In the future I would like to check out and try the high end cabins and rentals there. Only one criticism - the reception area could do with a spruce up!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Lexi G wrote a review Oct 2020
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My partner and I made a last minute decision to go to forster as we love a local mexican restaurant, we live 2 hours away so requires us to stay either over night over over a weekend. This particular time forster was completely booked out and the only accommodation available was a loft cabin at this holiday park. We were going to give it a miss but later decided to give the park a try, from the moment we booked the staff we amazing, the cabin was clean and tidy and even had a little coffee station with milk,tea,coffee and sugar provided. Fresh linen and comfy beds. We enquired about a late check out, being such a quick trip at a fair distance we thought to make the most of out little getaway, the lady I dealt with ( I'm sorry I did not get her name) was fantastic and happy to to provide a late check out as the cabin was not booked out for the following day. We were made to feel like we were the only guest staying and our getaway was their top priority, ( I'm definitely sure this is the case for all guests) but it was just a great feeling to know that you were not just a "booking" they genuinely wanted us to enjoy our time whilst at their park.We honestly recommend this place 100% and can't fault our experience, we already plan to go back and take the kiddies along for a family trip.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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AU$101 - AU$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaNew South WalesForster
NUMBER OF ROOMS
52
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lani's Holiday Island
Which popular attractions are close to Lani's Holiday Island?
Nearby attractions include Stockland Forster Shopping Centre (0.7 km) and Forster War Memorial (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lani's Holiday Island?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Lani's Holiday Island?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Lani's Holiday Island?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Lani's Holiday Island?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lani's Holiday Island?
Conveniently located restaurants include 101 Thai House, Isola, and 22 Grams Espresso.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lani's Holiday Island?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lani's Holiday Island?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Lani's Holiday Island?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Lani's Holiday Island accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.