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Shoreline Caravan Park, Port Augusta

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Gardiner Ave. Heading west, turn right at first set of traffic lights after bridge and follow signs. Coming from the east, pass by the main part of town and cross the bridge (Spencer Gulf), turn right into Johnstone Street at lights and follow the large signs to Shoreline. Top Tourist member. Ph: 08 8642 2965 or 1800 422 965. Pets allowed, at manager's discretion, on leash at all times.

Report By: Peter & Lee(159)
Date of Stay: April 2018 Rating: 2
Probably the worst park we have stayed in during our SA visit. Will try & dodge Port Augusta if visiting this area again.
Average staff friendliness, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Poor value for money $39.50 for 2A PN, powered, shoulder season. Paid $35.10, reduced for Top parks discount. Amenities are close to most sites, were clean, condition is reasonable, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, exhaust fans/good ventilation. Adequate number of tourist sites, some level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, very few annex slabs, shade to some sites, ensuite sites available, drive-through sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Basic laundry, basic rec room, good camp kitchen, dump point, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 4. Noisy, open & roomy park, inadequate shade, many permanent/annual vans. Clean UC gas BBQs are free. Basic playground, in poor condition. Clean pool. Suitable for overnighter.
Liked:- Good location on the river. Two dump points. Large heads on showers
Disliked:- Overpriced. Lots of workers/backpackers/semi-permanents which strained the amenities at busy times. Some quiet, some not. Dusty, grass-less sites. Staff not overly friendly

Report By: Bryan and Vicki(114)
Date of Stay: July 2017 Rating: 3.5
Manager's name is Mark
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Reasonable value for money $38 for 2A PN. Paid $34.20, reduced for Top Tourist. Amenities are close to all sites, were clean, condition is very good, water pressure is good, there was inadequate hot water, soap provided, dry change area, exhaust fans/good ventilation, disabled facilities. Adequate number of tourist sites, some level sites, poor night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, annex slabs to most sites, ensuite sites available, drive-through sites, adequate sullage close by. Good laundry, good rec room, good camp kitchen, kiosk, disabled facilities, dump point, wireless internet is available is free, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 5. Quiet, open & roomy park, adequate shade, a few permanent/annual vans. Clean UC gas BBQs fuel costs $1, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. Good playground, in good condition. Clean pool, pool is shaded. Suitable for a week or more.
Liked:- open and roomy
Disliked:- Dust but no fault it is an arid town.
Local Information:- The Flinders Ranges
Road Conditions:- no problem

Report By: Jenar(55)
Date of Stay: June 2016 Rating: 3.5
This is quite a big park with many cabins and a few permanents as well as powered and unpowered sites. Most sites are generously sized and there are drive through too. Points for power, water and sullage are all handy and there is an onsite dump point. All internal roads are sealed however all sites are dirt. Ablution blocks had adequate facilities and were very clean. There is an onsite dump point. The park is located a few kms out of town, overlooks the waters of Spencer Gulf and is very quiet. Telstra coverage was good at 3 bars. Tariff was $35 PN for 2A on a powered site less 10% for Top Tourist members. We would definitely stay here again when next in Port Augusta.

Report By: Rockies on the road(48)
Date of Stay: May 2016 Rating: 3
Reasonable value for money, $35 pn powered before chain discount. Amenities clean and well maintained. Roads within the park have been sealed which helps alleviate the dust problem. Some sites have a concrete pad. Ensuite sites available. Staff friendly and helpful. Suitable for any length stay.

Report By: Jenny & Terry Abbott(193)
Date of Stay: January 2016 Rating: 4
An upgrade at the back of park is being done. Park had very few tourists this time.
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Very good value for money $35 for 2A PN, powered, peak season. Paid $31.5, reduced for Top Tourist. 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. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, annex slabs to some sites, shade to some sites, drive-through sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Basic laundry, basic rec room, basic camp kitchen, kiosk, dump point, secure entry, no wireless internet available. carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 5. Quiet, open & roomy park, adequate shade, a few permanent/annual vans. Clean UC electric BBQs are free, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. Suitable for a week or more, well maintained park.
Road Conditions:- good

Report By: Pudding(54)
Date of Stay: November 2015 Rating: 3.5
Friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Good value for money, ensuite, off-peak season. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, poor night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, very few annex slabs, very few sites are shaded, ensuite sites available, drive-through sites. Quiet, open & roomy park, inadequate shade, a few permanent/annual vans. Suitable for few days, well maintained park.
Liked:- Drive through en-suites sites.

Report By: granite53(61)
Date of Stay: May 2015 Rating: 3.5
Amenities have been upgraded since our last visit in 2012. Plenty of tourist sites, adequate size. West Port Augusta football club has great meals on Friday and Saturday nights - can get very busy so be early.

Report By: Jenny & Terry Abbott(193)
Date of Stay: May 2015 Rating: 3
We came back to this park for the price as we are Top Tourist members. This time we had a waterside site overlooking the Spencer Gulf. The only downside was the TV reception was poor due to over hanging trees. More dogs than ever this time. We were there a few days before. Location to nearby shopping centre is within walking distance. Its also the cheapest in Port Augusta.

Report By: Jenny & Terry Abbott(193)
Date of Stay: May 2015 Rating: 3.5
Friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Very good value for money $33.00 for 2A PN, powered, shoulder season. Paid $29.70, reduced for Top Tourist. Amenities are close to all sites, were clean, condition is good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, soap provided, dry change area, paper towels/dryer provided, exhaust fans/good ventilation. Adequate number of tourist sites, some level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, annex slabs to some sites, shade to some sites, drive-through sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Basic laundry, basic rec room, basic camp kitchen, kiosk, dump point, secure entry, no wireless internet available., you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 5. Noisy, open & roomy park, inadequate shade, many permanent/annual vans. No playground. Clean pool, kid-safe pool area, tables and chairs provided. Suitable for a week or more.
Disliked:- Excessive dogs by owners. continually barking. Where we staying vans and camper vans were coming in with 3 dogs per vehicle. We were glad to leave this morning. The shunting of trains is across the Spencer Gulf and are very noisy at night especially Friday nights.
Parking:- just inside the park at office.
Local Information:- Lots of places to walk. Shopping centres within walking and driving distance. Well catered for all persons.
Road Conditions:- Road good.

Report By: Littlenose(60)
Date of Stay: October 2014 Rating: 3
A large old dusty park. Judging from the rules they give you on check in they are just waiting for a chance to evict you! A number of permanents some that look like extras from one of the mad max movies. Police are keeping a close eye on the ablution blocks due to vandalism. Ablutions are clean. We didn't have any problems during our stay but I think we will be trying somewhere else next time through!

Report By: Peter and Jean Reynella SA(244)
Date of Stay: September 2014 Rating: 3
We have used the other park in town, but it is expensive now. This park is cheaper and quieter. The sites are large and dusty, some have shade. The amenities block near us looked like it had recently been renovated and was quite good.

Report By: Happy Wanderers(107)
Date of Stay: August 2014 Rating: 4
This is a good park, though it is a 5 minute drive to town. One amenities block has been updated with ceramic sinks, new tiling and rain shower heads from the ceiling. The other block still looks good even though it hadn't been renovated.
Friendly staff, no complaints, staff explained park layout and facilities. Good value for money $33.00 for 2A PN, powered. Paid $29.70, reduced for Chain discount. 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, shade to some sites, drive-through sites, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Good laundry, basic rec room, good camp kitchen, kiosk, disabled facilities, dump point, secure entry, book swap available, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 2. Quiet, open & roomy park, adequate shade, a few permanents. Clean UC electric BBQs fuel costs $1.00, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. Basic playground, in average condition. Clean pool, tables and chairs provided. 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:- The amenities are modern and clean.
Parking:- Parking available at the front of the office.
Local Information:- Arid Lands Botanical Gardens were beautiful with lots of walks and some look outs over the Flinders Ranges.
Road Conditions:- Good.