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ACCESSIBLE HOLIDAY PARKS – WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATION

I have to admit we hadn’t stayed in holiday parks prior to having this website but over the years we’ve had the opportunity to review several and we’ve found they have some fantastic accessible facilities. Many of my preconceived ideas were proved untrue.

Recently It occurred to me that it would be great to put them all into one document to make it easier for people searching for wheelchair accessible holiday park accommodation.

We hope to add to this list and venture to other states in the future. And if you have stayed somewhere that has good accessible accommodation please let us know in comments below.

NEW SOUTH WALES

REFLECTIONS HOLIDAY PARKS URUNGA HEADS (NEAR COFFS HARBOUR)

Reflections Holiday Parks Urunga Heads, formerly North Coast Holiday Parks Urunga Heads, ticked all the boxes for a relaxing accessible getaway. 

Aside from the fully accessible cabin making our stay easy, this holiday park is in a fabulous waterfront location. If you’re looking for the bright lights and nightlife of the big city, then Urunga Heads isn’t for you, but the quietness of the town is exactly what we loved.

The Urunga Boardwalk is right on the doorstep

You can read our full review here.

REFLECTIONS HOLIDAY PARK SHAWS BAY

Reflections Holiday Parks Shaws Bay is our pick for being one of the most comfortable stays we’ve had in an accessible cabin. 

Not only that, the accessible cabin has prime position in the holiday park, providing guests with gorgeous views of the Richmond River from the verandah, lounge room, kitchen and main bedroom. So, if you’re visiting the Ballina area, or looking for a holiday destination, we suggest you read our review of the accessible cabin at Shaws Bay – it’s a beauty!

The river walk right on the doorstep of Reflections Holiday Parks Shaws Bay

You can read our full review here. 

STOCKTON BEACH HOLIDAY PARK, STOCKTON BEACH

We’ve stayed in the accessible villa below twice and thoroughly enjoyed our stay each time. The location allowed us to explore Newcastle and Port Stephen’s attractions and provided a comfortable and accessible getaway.

The holiday park has a beach wheelchair for guest use on the adjoining beach which is patrolled on weekends. The shipping activity also provides good entertainment.

Stockton Beach Break Wall

You can read our full review here.

NRMA OCEAN BEACH HOLIDAY PARK, CENTRAL COAST

NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Park is located on the Central Coast, approximately one hours drive from Sydney.  Everything we needed for a weekend could be found once we entered the boom gate at the front of the property.

Not only is there accessible accommodation but also a beach wheelchair for guests needing it.

There’s a beach just a short walk away and a fabulous water park on site.

You can read my full review here.

SWANSEA GARDENS LAKESIDE HOLIDAY PARK

Lake Macquarie is only a 90 minute drive from Sydney and has plenty to offer visitors looking for an accessible getaway. First stop for us was our home for two nights, a poolside accessible villa at Swansea Gardens Lakeside Holiday Park. The wheelchair accessible poolside villa had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and a great location for accessing a lovely walk along the waterfront.

We enjoyed the range of activities available in the Lake Macquarie area, many just a short drive away from the holiday park.

A lovely lakeside walk just out the back gate of the holiday park

You can read our full review here.

BIG 4 EASTS BEACH, KIAMA

East Beach’s accessible villa is right opposite the beach with unobstructed water views. With its central location it was the ideal accommodation for a south coast weekend getaway.

View from our accessible villa

You can read our full review here. 

REFLECTIONS HOLIDAY PARKS EVANS HEAD

Evans Head is a small coastal town about 40 minutes drive south of Ballina. With the river and the beach right at its door Reflections Holiday Parks Evans Head is in a great location for a relaxed coastal holiday.

A beach wheelchair is available for use from the surf lifesaving club which is just at the rear of the property.

You can read our full review here.

REFLECTIONS HOLIDAY PARKS LAKE KEEPIT

Lake Keepit is about 40 minutes drive from Tamworth and 20 minutes from Gunnedah. Lake Keepit is situated on the banks of Keepit Dam making the State Park popular for boating, fishing, sailing and waterskiing. The area seems to be the pick for local families looking for a relaxed weekend getaway.

We enjoyed being out of the city and  loved the countryside which surrounds Lake Keepit.

You can read our full review here.

QUEENSLAND

TREASURE ISLAND HOLIDAY PARK, GOLD COAST

When I think Gold Coast, I usually think theme parks but we discovered there’s another park worth mentioning. Treasure Island Holiday Park has activities, entertainment and great accessible accommodation to boot.  

Shipwreck Shores Waterpark is a fantastic space within the holiday park and loads of fun for the adventurous and the more cautious.  For the dare devils, nothing beats the anticipation and thrill of the bucket filling with water and the drenching that results from the tip.

There are plenty of fountains and quieter water features for those who like gentle play. The park has a beach wheelchair available for guests to use.  This makes the water park accessible to all and is a thoughtful inclusion ensuring that this is a truly inclusive getaway for families.

You can read our review here.

So, that’s the list so far. Don’t forget to tell us about any accessible holiday parks you’ve stayed at that tick the boxes.

 




6 thoughts on “ACCESSIBLE HOLIDAY PARKS – WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATION”

  1. My husband and I stayed at the caravan park right in Coolum Qld. I can’t recall the name. Exactly the same cabin as the one you reviewd at Kiama. Very comfortable and right in the town, so you can walk anywhere with a wheelchair. Within easy walk to surf club (great food) and also the family pub! Probably better for older people, as it doesn’t have facilities for young kids.

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  2. The Big 4 at Caloundra is fantastic. Right on the water with BBQ facilities and pool etc. right in town. Also Main Beach caravan park at Gold Coast. have stayed in both and can not fault them.

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  3. Corrimal Beach Tourist Park. 1 Lake Parade, East Corrimal N.S.W.
    Their cabin for disabled is very good. The management are very friendly and helpful. Would love to stay again.

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  4. My husband had a stroke 12mths ago ,he is in a wheel chair we really need a hoLiday this will be our first one anY where near water in victOria

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