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Walkamin Central Van Park, Walkamin

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The park is about half way between Mareeba and Atherton. Ph: 07 4093 3990. Pets allowed, on leash at all times.

Report By: Peter & Lee(125)
Date of Stay: June 2017 Rating: 5
Still a great park. Nothing much has changed in 12 months. Price is now $26/night 2A powered. This park has become very popular & you will need to book well in advance to get a site in the winter months. Lots of patrons are staying months. Because of the "wagon wheel" layout of the sites, a long power lead & water hose is required on some sites. The park is owned by Lucy & Terry but is now manged by Lyn & Bob who are continuing the great standard.

Report By: Peter & Lee(125)
Date of Stay: June 2016 Rating: 5
Manager's name is Lucy.
Excellent value. Grassy sites. Dog friendly.
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff helped us at the site, staff explained park layout and facilities. Very good value for money $24 for 2A PN, powered, shoulder season. Amenities are close to all sites, were clean, condition is very good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, soap provided, 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 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, late checkout allowed, disabled facilities, dump point, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 4. Quiet, open & roomy park, inadequate 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 month or longer, well maintained park, park is considered suitable for mobility impaired persons.
Liked:- Best value & cleanest amenities of any park in Qld.
Disliked:- Sites are spacious but not clearly defined.
Added Touches:- Happy hour each afternoon. Shared meal with others Thursday nights.
Local Information:- No close shops, but halfway between Atherton & Mareba.
Road Conditions:- Palmerston highway (Southern access) is the better road for hauling a van up to the Atherton tablelands. Gillies Highway (Gordonvale) and the Rex Highway (Daintree) are very steep.

Report By: Greybeard and Silvertop(98)
Date of Stay: June 2016 Rating: 3
Lovely lady in office. All sites green grass. Sites not clearly defined. No night lighting. Very clean amenities block. Large camp kitchen with regular activities organised. Good value for money.

Report By: Pete M(45)
Date of Stay: April 2015 Rating: 4.5
Manager's name is Lucy. C
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff helped us at the site, staff explained park layout and facilities. Good value for money $24 for 2A PN, powered, peak season. 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, disabled facilities. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, very few 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, disabled facilities, dump point, van parking, book swap available carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 4. Quiet, open & roomy park, inadequate shade, a few permanent/annual vans. Clean UC wood BBQs, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting. No playground. No pool. Suitable for month or longer, suitable for families, well maintained park.
Liked:- Quite, happy hour every day with park owners and caretakers. Large open sites

Report By: DieselJack(1)
Date of Stay: February 2014 Rating: 4.5
Manager's name is Di.
Di actually jogged along in front of us to direct us to our site and whilst not needed she offered to assist us to maneuver into place. We only stayed two nights but were very impressed.
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff helped us at the site, staff explained park layout and facilities. Very good value for money $22 for 2A PN, powered, shoulder season. Amenities are close to most sites, were clean, condition is good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, soap provided, paper towels/dryer provided. 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, good rec room, good camp kitchen, late checkout allowed, disabled facilities, dump point, van parking, book swap available, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 4. Quiet, open & roomy park. Clean under cover gas BBQ fuel costs $1 per group, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. No playground. No pool. Suitable for month or longer, suitable for families, well maintained park, park is considered kid-safe, park is considered suitable for mobility impaired persons.
Liked:- Large, well spaced, excellent grass well maintained, huge camp kitchen with plenty of tables and chairs, lounge chairs around a huge fireplace which would be excellent for colder weather. Very friendly owner and manager both join in on happy hour and socialise with guests.
Parking:- Plenty of room to park near office.
Added Touches:- Rural area with short drive to Atherton to the south or Mareeba to the north.
Local Information:- Fairly central on the Atherton Tablelands.
Road Conditions:- Decent quality bitumen roads in all directions from park.