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Explorers Caravan Park, Thargomindah

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1,025 km west of Brisbane. At the western end of Dowling Street, just opposite the Ambulance station. Turn right coming in from the west at the first T junction. The park is at the end of the street. From the east just keep going to the end of Dowling Street or from the N turn right into Dowling Street just past PO. Ph: 07 4655 3307 or 1800 820 890. Pets allowed.

Report By: Greg & Sue(84)
Date of Stay: August 2017 Rating: 4
Park was very dusty but grass is being encouraged by frequent use of sprinklers in non traffic areas so all sites were dusty
Friendly staff, average staff response to complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Good value for money $30 for 2A, powered. Amenities are close to most sites, were dirty, condition is good, water pressure is good, paper towels/dryer provided, disabled facilities. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, poor night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, no sites with annex slabs, shade to some sites, drive-through sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Good laundry, good camp kitchen. Quiet, open & roomy park, adequate shade, no permanent/annual vans. No BBQs. No playground. No pool. Suitable for few days, well maintained park, park is considered suitable for mobility impaired persons.
Liked:- Emus and kangaroos roamed the park at dusk/night
Disliked:- Amenities were not cleaned during the 2 days we were there. Shower cubicles with tissue/toilet paper on floor of a few showers.f
Local Information:- Freight costs contribute to a high cost of living. Bread $6.80 Margarine $8.80 Diesel $1.42 at Toyota
Road Conditions:- Some narrow bitumen and soft shoulders after rain Need to watch for wildlife at disk and dawn

Report By: Baz & Mick(219)
Date of Stay: August 2015 Rating: 4.5
Here we are at Thargo again this year(7yrs) and the park has not changed still run by Ede & Paul.There is not much I can comment on because it is still a great outback park.Nothing has changed over the years and is a credit to the managers.

Report By: peterd(64)
Date of Stay: June 2015 Rating: 3.5
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Very good value for money $25 for 2A PN, powered. Amenities are close to all 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. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, no sites with annex slabs, very few sites are shaded, drive-through sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Good laundry, good rec room, good camp kitchen, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 4. Quiet, open & roomy park, no permanent/annual vans. Suitable for a week or more, well maintained park, park is considered kid-safe.
Liked:- Pleasant park in the outback.

Report By: Peter and Jean Reynella SA(244)
Date of Stay: May 2015 Rating: 4
This is a very good caravan park and the road from Cunnamulla is also very good. You can choose from 'back in' or large 'drive through' sites. Excellent amenities block and only $25 a night. Good mobile reception but no tv available. There are some interesting walks around town.

Report By: Baz & Mick(219)
Date of Stay: September 2014 Rating: 4.5
Once again we stayed at this wonderfull park,still managed buy Edie & Paul who have been there since 2007.The park has not changed and the previous reports are still factual.The rate has not changed now for a couple of years so still very good value for money.The day rate is $25 per day and $150 per week.We will stay again.