Family holiday parks in NSW

Embark on an unforgettable family adventure at NSW’s best family holiday and caravan parks, offering fun activities for all ages. Pitch your tent, hook up your caravan, or book a cosy cabin near stunning beaches, tranquil rivers and national parks.   



North Coast 

Home to stunning beaches and national parks, the North Coast of NSW offers a wealth of family holiday parks. Big4 Park Beach Holiday Park on the Coffs Coast is a family-friendly haven with jumping pillows and a water park featuring giant seahorses and a sunken pirate ship. Just an hour north in the quiet coastal town of Yamba, Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort offers a variety of waterfront accommodation and kids activities, including water slides, mini golf and a jumping castle.   

Drive to Byron Bay for a beach holiday and stay at First Sun Holiday Park for great vistas from Cape Byron Lighthouse. Or head north to the Tweed Coast and lodge at North Star Holiday Resort, which boasts facilities for all ages including a free waterpark for kids and a luxury retreat for parents.    

View of swimming pool area at BIG4 Park Beach Holiday Park, Coffs Harbour

BIG4 Park Beach Holiday Park, Coffs Harbour - Credit: BIG4 Park Beach Holiday Park

Further south in Port Stephens, Ingenia Holidays One Mile Beach holiday park offers 1.6 kilometres of sand, right on your doorstep. Choose between camping, caravan sites, cabins or villas. There’s plenty to keep the family entertained, including a games room, jumping cushion, playground and ball court. 

Plateau Beech campground provides a serene family caravan park in Port Macquarie, surrounded by the World Heritage-listed Gondwana rainforest. Further south in Newcastle, families will love NRMA Stockton Beach Holiday Park, where they can pitch a tent right next to Stockton Beach.   

Aerial view of Ingenia Holidays, One Mile Beach

Ingenia Holidays, One Mile Beach - Credit: Ingenia Holidays One Mile Beach

Central Coast 

Just over an hour’s drive north of Sydney, the NSW Central Coast is home to kilometres of sand and Pacific Ocean to explore – and national parks too. NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort in Ettalong Beach provides the ultimate beachside escape with cabin accommodation, heated pools and spas, a waterpark, playground and go-karts.  

Enjoy a beachfront getaway at Toowoon Bay Holiday Park, which boasts a range of accommodation – from caravan and campsites to spacious cabins. Or stay at Blue Lagoon Beach Resort in Bateau Bay and enjoy facilities for all ages, including a playground and heated pool, just a short stroll from a beach lagoon.   

In the Wyong area, Norah Head Holiday Park is a family caravan park with easy access to two beaches and the historic Norah Head Lighthouse. Close by is the Canton Beach Holiday Park that’s perfect for families and couples, offering cabins and camping sites on the foreshore of Tuggerah Lakes.  

Family enjoying caravan accommodation at NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort, Umina Beach

NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort, Umina Beach - Credit: NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort

South Coast 

With its endless curves of sand and enchanting towns, the South Coast offers some of the best family holiday parks in NSW. Explore beautiful beaches while staying at Racecourse Beach holiday park in Jervis Bay, which has plenty of kid’s facilities including a pool and pirate ship playground. Or enjoy uninterrupted views of the bay while staying at Holiday Haven Huskisson Beach, which offers holiday cabins, camping sites and a range of kid’s activities. 

Further south in Batemans Bay is BIG4 South Durras Holiday Park, set amongst tranquil bushland only 100 metres from unspoilt beaches. BIG4 Narooma Easts Holiday Park also offers the perfect family-friendly caravan park, located on the banks of the beautiful Wagonga Inlet

Family enjoying an evening around a firepit at BIG4 South Durras Holiday Park, South Durras

BIG4 South Durras Holiday Park, South Durras

Just 90 minutes south of Sydney, Wollongong offers plenty of majestic scenery and outdoor adventures. Stay at Windang Beach Tourist Park, a family caravan park nestled between picturesque Lake Illawarra and the sparkling waters of Windang Beach. Further south in Kiama, escape to the BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park situated between a mountain backdrop and beach frontage, featuring a pool, water park and playground. 

The roll call of magnificence is almost endless on the Sapphire Coast of southern NSW. Set on the shores of Twofold Bay, Discovery Parks – Eden is just a short drive from Beowa National Park and its whale-watching lookouts. Further north is Tathra Beachside family holiday park, which spills onto 600 metres of beach frontage and features villas, safari tents and vintage caravans. 

Country NSW 

Unwind in the peace and quiet of Country NSW, which offers plenty of family friendly holiday parks. In Tamworth, the spiritual home of Australian country music, BIG4 Paradise Tamworth provides riverfront villas, cabins and camping sites just a stroll from the town centre. Close by is Reflections Holiday Parks Lake Keepit, where families are spoilt for choice with activities including a skate park, water-skiing and tennis courts.   

Dubbo and the Great Western Plains is home to the Taronga Western Plains Zoo, stunning caves and the majestic Lake Burrendong. Book a cosy cabin or pitch your tent at the family-friendly NRMA Dubbo Holiday Park, which offers a pool, lounge area and games room. Or live the lakeside dream at Reflections Holiday Parks Lake Burrendong, surrounded by beautiful bushland. 

Cabins at sunset at BIG4 Paradise Tamworth - Paradise Tourist Park, Tamworth

BIG4 Paradise Tamworth - Paradise Tourist Park, Tamworth - Credit: BIG4 Paradise Tamworth

Known as Australia’s food bowl, the Riverina region offers unforgettable tasting experiences. Set on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Bunyip Hole campground is the ideal place to enjoy cycling, fishing and kayaking. It’s also a short walk from sandy beaches that are great for kids to burn off their energy. 

The charming riverside town of Yass is home to a range of outdoor adventures for kids, and delicious food and wine for parents. Situated on Lake Burrinjuck, Reflections Holiday Parks Burrinjuck Waters is a spacious park ideal for water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking and other water sports.  

Snowy Mountains 

With mountain bike trails, horse riding, fishing and awesome natural beauty, the Snowy Mountains offers loads for families to do, even when the snow melts. Relax at the Snowy River Holiday Park which boasts stunning river views and features cabins, camping and caravan sites. 

With majestic views of the Snowy Mountains, the family-friendly NRMA Jindabyne Holiday Park offers caravan and camping facilities, as well as a playground, tennis and basketball courts, and a games room. 

View of the mountains at NRMA Jindabyne Holiday Park, Jindabyne

NRMA Jindabyne Holiday Park, Jindabyne - Credit: NRMA Jindabyne Holiday Park

The Murray 

The Murray region offers towns overflowing with incredible food and drink, ancient Aboriginal culture and natural wonders like Mungo National Park. On the serene banks of the Edward River is BIG4 Deniliquin Holiday Park, where families can enjoy bike tracks, pools, a splash park, as well as hire boats and go-karts.  

Situated on one of Australia’s largest lakes, Ingenia Holidays Lake Hume is the ideal escape for families who love to spend their holidays by the water. Relax by the swimming pool and water spray park, or avail the private boat ramp to launch your vessel and explore Lake Hume

Campsites set up by Edward River at BIG4 Deniliquin Park in  Deniliquin, Riverina

BIG4 Deniliquin Park, Deniliquin

Outback NSW 

Outback NSW is where you will discover ancient stories in vast, breathtaking landscapes painted various shades of red, yellow and ochre. Broken Hill Tourist Park is a great base to explore Mutawintji National Park and the Living Desert Reserve. While Cobar Caravan Park offers quick access to the fascinating museums, gorgeous wetlands and historic architecture of Cobar

Friends enjoying holiday together at Cobar Caravan Park, Cobar

Cobar Caravan Park, Cobar - Credit: Cobar Caravan Park

Sydney & surrounds 

Sydney boasts a collection of delightful family-friendly holiday parks, conveniently located a short drive from the awe-inspiring sights of the city. Situated metres from the famous Narrabeen beach, NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park offers cabins, camping sites, a playground and water park. Only 40 minutes from the CBD, it’s the perfect base to explore the sights of Sydney, including the Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo and Bondi Beach

Father and daughter playing at the beach at BIG4 Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park, North Narrabeen

NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park, North Narrabeen - Credit: NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park

On the other side of the city, Silverbeach Tourist Park in Kurnell is a tropical Queensland-style family holiday park with affordable accommodation and panoramic views of Botany Bay. Just over an hour’s drive north-west from the city in Wiseman’s Ferry, Del Rio Riverside Resort offers cabins and camping sites on the banks of the beautiful Hawkesbury River, surrounded by a stunning mountain backdrop. 

Experience a world of natural wonder just 90 minutes west of the city in the Blue Mountains, where you can stay at the Blackheath Glen Tourist Park surrounded by stunning nature. Featuring cabins and camping sites, it’s only a short drive away from World Heritage-listed attractions like Blue Mountains National Park and the Three Sisters

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