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Reports by:- Peter W

WA, Mount Magnet, Mount Magnet Caravan Park

Date of Stay: September 2018 Rating: 3.5
A pleasant tidy park with helpfull staff. On the highway but road noise drops off at night. Very clean amenities. Good water pressure in showers. Spotless bbqs. Some shade. Suggest you book as it gets busy. Would come back.

Vic, Echuca, Discovery Parks - Echuca

Date of Stay: May 2018 Rating: 3.5
Formerly know as Yarrabie. A very large park mostly devoted to permants and cabins. Suggest you book in advance. Having said that. A nice place we would come back to. Visiting vans in bottom corner of park. Walking distance to river bank thru natural bush. Clean amenities with good water pressure hot water etc. Fully enclosed camp kitchen. Plus small electric bbq spots. Some sites have concrete anex slabs. Also have an indoor heated pool. A dump point is also available. Lots of play grounds for kids.

Vic, Murtoa, Murtoa Caravan Park

Date of Stay: May 2018 Rating: 3.5
Off site care taker. Phone when you arrive. They come each evening to collect fee. Currently $25 per night. Small amenities spotless. Small camp kitchen spotless. Neat mostly level sites. Take most rigs. Power, water, sullage at each site. Dump point adjacent to park. Park is next to a pleasant lake with walking path. A nice spot for an overnight or two.

SA, Penola, Penola Caravan Park

Date of Stay: April 2018 Rating: 3
Grassy sites. Some shade. Basic portable amenities. Clean. Bore water. Need to buy bottled water to make tea coffee. A few permanents not intrusive. Driving distance to town. Good for a few days to visit Coonawarra wine district. No dump point. Didnt use laundry or camp kitchen

Vic, Mortlake, Mortlake Caravan Park

Date of Stay: April 2018 Rating: 3
Nice park. Large grassy sites. Old but clean amenities. Plenty of hot water. Helpful manager. Walking distance to town. Nice lake adjacent to park. Good for a couple of days.

NSW, Wilcannia, Victory Park Caravan Park

Date of Stay: September 2017 Rating: 3
Only reopened 12 months ago. New manger has worked very hard to over haul the facilities. Clean ammenities, power and water. Free laundry. Large grassy sites with concrete strips to park van on. Dump point in town on the Broken Hill road. The park backs on to the Darling river. Nearby is a spillway where pelicans hunt for fish. The historic town is a mix a of interesting and delapitated buildings. At $20 per night a good spot for a couple of days.

Qld, Quilpie, Channel Country Caravan Park

Date of Stay: August 2017 Rating: 3.5
Powered sites have concrete annex pads. Van park on gravel. Vehicle parks other side of slab. Sites are wide and some times screened by hedges. Some shade at sites from mature trees. Roads in park gravel and dust. Its outback Qld. Each site has its own dump point and separate sullage outlets. Old but spotless amenities. Three artesian heated spar pools. Camp kitchen and communal fire pit. Nightly entertainment. Staff are friendly and offer advice on things to see in Quilpie. We have just had 4 pleasant nights here.

Qld, Lawn Hill, Adels Grove Camping Park

Date of Stay: July 2017 Rating: 2.5
A very pretty place to camp. $36 per night. A pleasant reception and cafe area. Meals are expensive and small. Drinks expensive also. The fish and chip shack provides a good meal for 2 at $27. Telstra wifi only at café area. No power to sites. Some water taps but you should boil the water prior to drinking. After check in you have to find your site. The map they give you is totally inaccurate. Most sites are not identified or laid out. We fortunately were allocated a clearly labelled site. It just wasn't were they said it was. The ladies at reception are not interested when you try to explain how inaccurate their map is. The amenities are third world. Leaking or blocked toilets. Corroded showers that barely function. Low water pressure and hot some times run cold or not at all. They use a Donkey boiler to heat the shower water. A very pretty and interesting place to visit. Also the Lawn Hill national park 9 K down the road. Plenty to see and some good walks.

Qld, Julia Creek, Julia Creek Caravan Park

Date of Stay: July 2017 Rating: 3.5
A large park. gravel sites with concrete slabs. Some shade. Sue the manager is very helpful. Clean amenities and laundry. Dump point. The community heated swimming pool is across the road. We paid $20. per night as we received the 3 night stay special. Well worth staying for this time. Plenty to see in Julia Creek. We also visited the free camp just outside town. It was packed. They were jammed in nose to tail and side by side. I much preferred the town caravan park.

Qld, Normanton, Gulfland Motel Caravan Park

Date of Stay: July 2017 Rating: 4
Very helpful owners. Most sites are set between shady trees. Gravel with concrete annex slabs. Basic amenities with plenty of hot water and good pressure. Swimming pool behind the motel. Dump point. Friday nights they run a prawn happy hour. By a drink at the bar and get a bowl of fresh cooked prawns free. They also show an old movie about the lady croc hunter who shot the big croc near the information centre. The park was very busy while we were there. Suggest you book ahead.