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Best family holiday parks in New South Wales

Looking for top-ranked, kid-friendly holiday parks in NSW?

We’re featuring an excellent assortment of fun-filled BIG4 parks, voted by readers of the popular travel magazine and website, Holiday with Kids, among the best of the best.

This Tweed Heads park is a rock solid choice for families. See more below.


 

BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park, Kiama

Ranked: No.2

With its heavenly beachfront location, superb facilities, and excellent accommodation, it’s no wonder guests return to this ever-evolving south coast holiday park time and again. A family favourite.

That location: BIG4 Easts Beach.

Park highlights

  • Aquaventure park
  • Pool complex
  • Toddlers’ play corner/games room
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Café and mini-mart
  • Playground
  • Kids’ club (seasonal)
  • Nature walks
  • Camp kitchen

While in the area…Stop by the 'furious' Kiama Blowhole or latch onto stellar views from Saddleback Mountain Lookout.

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The aquaventure park is a kids' paradise on its own.

BIG4 Narooma Easts Holiday Park

Ranked: No.3 (equal)

If you’re after fun, relaxation, and nature, BIG4 Narooma is for you! Located along the calm Wagonga Inlet with its striking vivid blue-green waters, this south coast park dishes up first-class amenities alongside a stunning location. Pure bliss!

Relaxing: BIG4 Narooma Easts.

Park highlights

  • Indoor heated splash park
  • Indoor spa pool
  • Resort-style pool
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Recreation/television room
  • Tennis court
  • Giant chess
  • Pedal karts for hire

While in the area…From September to November, whale watching delights young and old. Or for an unforgettable sunset experience, head to Australia Rock.

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The indoor splash park is a big hit.

BIG4 Great Lakes at Forster-Tuncurry

Ranked: No.7

This mid-north coast holiday park is used to racking up major honours. A glorious lakefront position, excellent modern accommodation, and a fistful of fantastic facilities all help its cause.

Prime position: BIG4 Great Lakes.

Park highlights

  • Water park
  • Two heated pools
  • Adventure playground
  • Waterfront boardwalk
  • Onsite café/shop
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Boat ramps/fishing spots

While in the area…Claim a patch of sand along pretty Forster Main Beach, patrolled during summer.

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So much fun!

BIG4 Deniliquin Holiday Park

Ranked: No.9 (equal)

Situated along the Edward River and with a feast of family fun at guests’ fingertips, this perennial award winner has long been a smash hit. 

Riverside: BIG4 Deniliquin.

Park highlights

  • Undercover splash park
  • Pump track
  • Mini-golf
  • Swimming pools
  • Basketball/tennis court
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Boat ramp/riverbank fishing spots
  • Two pontoon boats for hire
  • Riverfront accommodation

While in the area…Stroll along the riverside Beach to Beach Walk. It’s loaded with stunning scenery.

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Water play is enjoyed with ease.

BIG4 Tweed Billabong Holiday Park, Tweed Heads

Ranked: No.9 (equal)

Families will be spoiled for choice at this award-winning northern NSW park. Much like the name suggests, The Billabong, is at its heart, gifting excellent opportunities to fish, swim, and SUP. And that is only the start.  

Beep beep. Pedal kart lovers at BIG4 Tweed Billabong coming through. Credit: Happynessphotography

Park highlights

  • Water park
  • The Billabong
  • Resort-style pools
  • Camp kitchen with adjoining deck
  • Playgrounds
  • Jumping cushion
  • Coffee cart (selected times)
  • Seasonal kids’ club
  • Outdoor movies

While in the area…Head across the border and explore the wealth of family entertainment on offer along the Gold Coast.

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Even the kids enjoy the relaxed environment. Credit: Happynessphotography.

BIG4 Saltwater @ Yamba Holiday Park

Ranked: No.10 (equal)

Located 10min from the beautiful beachside town of Yamba, this pristine park sits on 50ha-plus of parkland. It offers guests a brilliant combination of nature and amenities suitable for the whole family. 

The kids' sanctuary at BIG4 Saltwater. Credit: Happynessphotography

Park highlights

  • Splash park
  • Swimming pool
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Pump track
  • Dedicated dog park
  • Two outdoor playgrounds
  • Flying fox
  • Two camp kitchens
  • Kayak/canoe and pedal kart hire

While in the area…Grab a kayak to admire stunning surroundings on the Clarence River or take a walking tour to spot local landmarks and historical highlights.

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The whole family will enjoy the adventures on Clarence River. Credit: Happynessphotography

BIG4 Happy Hallidays, Hallidays Point

Ranked: Highly commended

It’s happy days at this north coast park! A mere 2min stroll from Black Head Beach and its ocean pools, BIG4 Happy Hallidays is a mecca for water lovers. The aquatic theme continues heavily in-park, too, alongside plenty of land-based leisure among pretty surrounds.

Your oasis awaits: BIG4 Happy Hallidays.

Park highlights

  • Three pools and waterslide
  • Mini-golf
  • Train rides
  • Games room
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Tennis court
  • Pedal karts for hire
  • Playground 

While in the area…Have a dip in the Black Head Rock Pool.

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Happiness approaching! 

BIG4 Karuah Jetty Holiday Park, Port Stephens

Ranked: Highly commended

Oodles of space in a bushland-like setting, ample family-centric entertainment, and a spot on the shores of Karuah River ensure this Port Stephens holiday park is a dream destination.

There's buckets of fun to be had at BIG4 Karuah Jetty.

Park highlights

  • Pool/water-play area
  • Private jetty
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Playground
  • Pedal karts for hire
  • Games room
  • Tennis/volleyball court

While in the area…Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters and Oakvale Wildlife Park are among leading attractions for families.

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Entertainment for days.

But wait, there’s more…

The following BIG4 Affiliate parks were also ranked among the best in NSW.

While not fully-fledged BIG4 parks, they are part of our network – so member discounts apply.

See more about Affiliates here.

NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort, Umina Beach

Ranked: No.1

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NRMA South West Rocks Holiday Resort

Ranked: No.5

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NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Resort, Coffs Harbour

Ranked: No.8 (equal)

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First place: NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort.

Want more kid-friendly holiday parks? See loads of other award winners around Australia here.

Or uncover more NSW holiday parks here.

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