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Fossickers Tourist Park, Nundle

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Jenkins St. About 40 km east of Tamworth on the Fossickers Way. Opposite general store, next to school.Follow the main road into Nundle, past the hotel and Post Office. The park is on the left, beside the river. Ph: 02 6769 3355 or 1300 366 676. Top Tourist member. Pets at manager's discretion, on leash.

Report By: Greybeard and Silvertop(108)
Date of Stay: April 2018 Rating: 5
We stayed here 12 years ago and were very impressed then. This is an excellent park, very well run with friendly and helpful staff. The amenities are kept spotless and grounds well maintained in spite of the bad drought . Plenty to see and do around the old town with the trout farm worth a visit just for the smoked trout. Quiet and peaceful without TV unless you have a sat.

Report By: Zoe Dog + Rick & Cherrie(7)
Date of Stay: May 2017 Rating: 4.5
Friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Good value for money $30 for 2A PN, powered, shoulder season. Amenities are close to most sites, were clean, condition is very good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, dry change area, paper towels/dryer provided, exhaust fans/good ventilation, disabled facilities. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate medium to large vans, annex slabs to some sites, shade to some sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Good laundry, good rec room, good camp kitchen, dump point, wireless internet is available is free, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Optus, reception quality was 2. Quiet, a few permanent/annual vans. Clean UC gas BBQs are free, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. No playground. No pool. Suitable for a week or more, suitable for families, well maintained park, park is considered kid-safe, park is considered suitable for mobility impaired persons.
Liked:- On Peel River, nice grassy sites.
Disliked:- No unpowered sites but power was a treat for us Camper Trailer users.
Parking:- Plenty of room from memory.
Added Touches:- Very nice BBQ area with adjacent brick fire pit. Access to river for walks.
Local Information:- The Great Nundle Dog Race (brilliant!), great base for Tamworth and surrounds, very picturesque valley and mountains, Nundle is tiny but fantastic! Nundle on the Park Café just across road. Nundle Woollen Mill, Hanging Rock Lookout, Chaffee Dam, Mt Misery Gold Mine Museum,
Road Conditions:- Good roads, narrow. Watch out for roos after dusk.

Report By: Peter & Lee(183)
Date of Stay: September 2016 Rating: 4.5
Manager's name is Heath & Kim.
Great park. 50 odd powered sites. 20 odd with slabs. 2 with double slabs. All grassy, neat & tidy. The double slab sites are shaded but the trees block satellite TV reception. No digital TV reception anywhere in Nundle. Hose now on the wall adjacent to the dump point.
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Good value for money $32 for 2A PN, powered, shoulder season. Paid $28.80, reduced for Top Tourist Discount. Amenities are close to most sites, were clean, condition is very good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, paper towels/dryer provided, exhaust fans/good ventilation, disabled facilities. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, annex slabs to some sites, very few sites are shaded, drive-through sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Good laundry, no rec room, good camp kitchen, late checkout allowed, disabled facilities, dump point, no wireless internet available., you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 4. Quiet, open & roomy park, inadequate shade, a few permanent/annual vans. Clean UC gas BBQs are free, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. No playground. No pool. Suitable for a week or more, well maintained park, park is considered suitable for mobility impaired persons.
Liked:- Quiet, Dog friendly. Modern clean amenities. Friendly, hard working owners.
Disliked:- After heavy rain some slabs had water running across them. Hard to keep a dry area in the shower cubicle (no curtain, no hob).

Report By: U Boughta Jeep(53)
Date of Stay: March 2015 Rating: 5
We hardly ever rate a park as a 5 but this one deserves it because they can't do much better under the circumstances. It's a nice quiet park in a pretty, but small, country town of about 300 people. No digital television is available in Nundle and it will never be. Bring your satellite dish if you're desperate or enjoy not seeing people burn sausages in some boring TV cooking show. The $203 we paid was actually for 8 days including one free day but excluding any chain discount. The park has an unusual dump point. It is not the common blue one that we all know and love. It is black, different in shape and has no hose to rinse the cassette. I hope you have more luck than me getting the cassette empty and clean sans hose first shot. Take the disposable gloves for the 20 metre walk across the grass. Despite the erratic poo-formance I don't think you can do much better for $25.30 per night.
Very friendly staff. Very good value for money $203 for 2A PW, powered. Amenities are close to most sites, were clean, condition is very good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, soap provided, paper towels/dryer provided, exhaust fans/good ventilation, disabled facilities. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, annex slabs to some sites, very few sites are shaded, adequate taps close by. Good camp kitchen, dump point, no wireless internet available., you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Vodaphone, reception quality was 4. Quiet, open & roomy park. Clean UC BBQs are free, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. No playground. No pool. Suitable for a week or more.
Liked:- You don't pay for the jumping castle and water park. The amenities blocks were always very clean and the hot water was hot.
Parking:- Tons of parking outside reception.
Added Touches:- There is a fire pit near the eating area. There is a fee for the wood and a fire in the pit presents a nice atmosphere. This is one of the few caravan parks where you can easily and quickly walk to the shops, it's one to two hundred metres. There is a public swimming pool across the road from the park.
Local Information:- The pub does nice meals including an excellent steak at moderate prices. The Mount Misery Mine (its a coffee shop) is by far the better of the 2 coffee shops in town.

Report By: Keval(22)
Date of Stay: March 2015 Rating: 3.5
Top Tourist Park but we were not asked if we were members nor offered any discount.
Average staff friendliness, no complaints. Good value for money $29 for 2A PN, powered, off-peak season. Amenities are close to only some sites, were clean, condition is very good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate medium to large vans, annex slabs to some sites, shade to some sites, adequate taps close by. Good laundry, good rec room, good camp kitchen, no wireless internet available, you can use your mobile wireless. Quiet, open & roomy park, adequate shade, no permanent/annual vans. Clean UC gas BBQs are free, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. No playground. No pool. Suitable for a week or more.
Liked:- Friendly atmosphere-good amenities and camp kitchen-refer other comments about showers.
Disliked:- Absolutely no TV or radio reception without a satellite dish although there is a TV in the camp kitchen.Showers were a problem with water flowing into drying area in most stalls.No mention of Top Tourist discount when checking in.Some sites tight to get in to.
Parking:- Adequate parking.
Local Information:- Good meals at hotel-trout farm close by.

Report By: Max Sydney(108)
Date of Stay: March 2015 Rating: 4.5
We visited this park as members of a group in about 30 vans (and a couple of cabins) staying for five nights. The park handled this group with ease, and other travellers were accommodated, mostly away from us. The welcome was warm and helpful, there is plenty of parking to check in, and the tourist office is right at the entrance. The grounds are very tidy, with energetic staff mowing, pruning and generally keeping it in very good condition. The camp kitchen area was small for our numbers, but worked well anyway with a bit of good will. The amenities block was clean and well set out, with good showers, and enough cubicles and showers to handle the size of the park. It is right in the middle of the town, which itself is well away from highways, railways and airport runways, and therefore very quiet and tranquil. There are several craft shops and cafes, a working woollen mill and a small supermarket, hotel etc. We will go back there, as we did not have time for all the drives and walks available.