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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Facility very clean and comfortable. The cabin we hired was neat, tidy and spacious and not overly expensive. Excellent parking facilities next to our cabin. Ease of access to shops and restaurants in nearby Shoal Bay.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Overall we enjoyed our stay, close to some shops and places to eat all in walking distance. We stay on a ensuite site they could use an upgrade but everything worked. And the garbage was to far away would be handy if there were more bins around. Enjoyed our stay

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Clean, fully self-contained villa was very comfortable. Close to cafes and restaurants, and of course the beach. Friendly and helpful staff. Surprise inclusions like tea, coffee and milk; even plunger coffee!

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Abbotsford, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

My mum son and I stayed in a catamaran cabins. It was fantastic with everything we needed. The park itself was great and being so close to the beach was awesome. Great value for money even in school holidays. We will be back :)

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We stayed for three nights for a short family getaway, and we took advantage of the cheap Tuesday offer. It made our stay very affordable. The park had all the facilities we needed, and our Outrigger cabin stayed in was beautifully clean and new - a pleasure to stay in!

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a very small but relaxing park to stay in, the shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs are just 2 minutes walk away. It has stunning views of mountains and waterways. While there is not pool at the park you don't need it as the beautiful bay is just across the road. It offered clean sand and a great view... More 

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Glenning Valley, Australia
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8 reviews
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We visited the park on Mother's Day weekend and stayed 3 nights in a catamaran villa, villa was spacious and clean with good facilities. Park was quiet but still many people around. Short walk to shops, restaurants and the beach. Nice and close to nelsons bay. At a good price too. Our villa had a bit of an ant issue.... More 

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Thank realaussiemumma
Graeme1966, Manager at Shoal Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review .It good to see that you enjoyed your stay with us over the Mothers Day weekend. Hope you found a nice restaurant close by to enjoy your special day. Sorry about the ants in the shower ,we do get all of our villas treated regularly for pest control. We look forward to your return... More 

Greater Newcastle, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Just had a four night stay at Shoal Bay Holiday Park, while the amenities are old they are clean and plenty of showers and toilet, basketball court/basketball court, lake across the road for great swimming and fishing, short walk to shops and restaurants, we loved it and will be back

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Graeme1966, Manager at Shoal Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your great review Deb. We are very fortunate to be located in a wonderful location making it easy to enjoy your holiday. We look forward to your return visit with us soon Regards Graeme Charles Park Manager Shoal Bay Holiday Park More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Great ensuite sites for caravans. Great location with cafes, bars, restaurants all within walking distance and situated straight across the road from one of the most pristine waterways in Australia!!!

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Graeme1966, Manager at Shoal Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you very much Broadleyspeaking.We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your Easter break in one of our ensuite van sites. It was fantastic weather for enjoying the pristine waterway of Port Stephens. We look forward to your return soon. Regards Graeme Charles Park Manager Shoal Bay Holiday Park More 

Gili Meno, Indonesia
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Of the 20 or so camp sites we visited in Australia, this was one of the worst. A similar price to everywhere else, but really not very good. The location was brilliant, but everything else was pretty poor!

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Graeme1966, Manager at Shoal Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Matt. Glad to see that you found the location brilliant. Sorry that your stay with us didn't live up to your expectations. Regards Graeme Charles Park Manager Shoal Bay Holiday Park More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shoal Bay Holiday Park is directly opposite one of the most beautiful beaches on the east coast of Australia. The gentle, aquamarine waters & clean white sand of Shoal Bay provide a perfect swimming beach that the kids will love and within just two minutes walk, you'll find the beachside village of Shoal Bay with cafes, shops, restaurants & clubs. Facilities include:* half size tennis / basketball court* conference room* camp kitchen* games room* playground* disabled assisted living cabin* BBQs* guest laundry* school holiday activities program* powered sites* luxury one and two bedroom cabins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shoal Bay Holiday Park

Address: Shoal Bay Road | Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens
Price Range: $121 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shoal Bay Holiday Park 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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