Our top 5 holiday parks for families

Are you looking to book your next family getaway? We’ve compiled a list of our favourite family-friendly destinations across Australia.

1. North Star Holiday Resort, Tweed Heads, NSW
This family-friendly retreat has accommodation options to suit every family size and budget. These range from 4.5 Tuscany villas that sleep 10, through to 3-star chalets that sleep up to four people. The large entertainment area has pool tables, an air hockey table, table tennis, pinball machines, arcade games, a library and a television. There’s also a full size tennis court available to guests free of charge. To find out more go here.

2. Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park, Palm Beach, QLD
Situated midway down the Gold Coast, this beautiful holiday spot is perfect for families that love the water. With a beachfront location, Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park is ideal for swimming, boating, fishing, water-skiing and canoeing. Water play activities are at the top of the must- try list, where you can enjoy any of the three pools, a beautiful creek or the beach. The major theme parks and Surfers Paradise are just a 30-minute drive away for those after a bit more adventure. Click here.

3. Captain Cook Holiday Park, Bruny Island, TAS
If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, this island escape is the one for you. Located off the south-east coast of Tasmania, Captain Cook Holiday Park is accessed via a ferry which departs from Kettering, 40-minutes south of Hobart. The park sits opposite the beach, where white wallabies, dolphins, migrating whales and bird life are easy to spot. Two-bedroom cabins, one-bedroom villas and powered sites cater for all holiday types. For more, go here.

4. BIG4 Inverloch Holiday Park, Inverloch, VIC
Located 90 minutes out of Melbourne on Anderson Inlet, this family retreat offers an indoor heated swimming pool, indoor heated water park and splash zone, as well as a games room and a playground. If you’re up for a drive, Phillip Island’s famous penguins are 50 minutes away. For more info about this family getaway, go here.

5. Mandalay Holiday Resort, Busselton, WA
Situated opposite the beach in Geographe Bay, Busselton, Mandalay Holiday Resort is the perfect place for the kids to fish, swim or go crabbing. If you’ve always wanted to take the kids away on a camping holiday, this five-star caravan and camping park is the place to go. There’s a heated pool with a shallow beach, an indoor solar- heated pool, games room and a giant jumping pillow. For more information, head here.