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Durras Lake North Holiday Park

57 Durras Road, Durras, New South Wales 2536, Australia
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New Delhi, India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I opted this place only because of Kangaroo Guarantee which was most sought after by my grandson from USA.We were all duly rewarded by scores and scores of Kangaroos of all sizes and mother kangaroos with their Zovies in the tummy pouch.The place maintained passionately by Wendy and Peter is right among nature and very comfortable with family if not... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

Our Kangaroo Guarantee has never been broken in over 13 years. With so many young Joeys, unlikely to change as well. Pleased to hear you and your grandson enjoyed Durras North and the wildlife so much. I see you only stayed one night which is a shame as two nights would allow to do a couple of bushwalks, go to... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to start this review with the Kangaroos - so many, so relaxed, so much fun to watch, and did I mention SO many! We really enjoyed our two days at Durras North Holiday Park, mainly for the wildlife which also included beautiful loriqueets, rosellas, parrots, ducks, geese and of course, kangaroos. However our cabin (pelican) was really spacious,... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

Yes, the kangaroos are the major attraction for sure. At the moment, lots of baby kangaroos (Joeys) are being very brave leaving the pouch to explore their immediate surrounds. Great fun watching them. Pleased you mentioned all the birds as well. We are very fortunate to have such a wide range of birdlife - once again, many young ones. Our... More

Greater Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a quick weekend escape so we could kick back and relax at the coast, and found gold in Durras Lake North Holiday Park. The accommodation is affordable and clean, and you get the sense that Peter and Wendy love their park, which is reflected in the accommodation that we stayed in. There is a nice environmental... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Craig. The first time we have been described as being "gold". We agree it is a great way to escape from the grind and relax. Well, mostly relax. The bushwalks are definitely worthwhile doing, so relaxing after a great bushwalk is even better. Thanks again for staying Craig. More

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great natural environment, with numerous kangaroos just lazing around the park. Colourful parrots in abundance and even a goanna making a daily visit around lunch time. It is a well maintained park with a clean ablution block. Close to lake with shallow areas suitable for small children. This is not a luxurious place but it is quiet and relaxed, inspiring... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

"Enjoying the serenity" is a big part of Durras North. The kangaroos are definitely always in relaxation mode and it is always great to see our guests soon adapt to this relaxed way of life. Am pleased you pointed out that we are not luxurious. We have purposely kept the park the way it is. We have found many of... More

Canberra, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have been making an annual pilgrimage to Durras Lake North for 10 years now. We stay in the lovely retro cottages. They are a delight with the simple amenities you would expect but there is always more - each year you can tell the owners have worked on the cottages - improving the deck or replacing something in the... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

10 years of visits to Durras North. Well done! A large portion of our guests have been coming to our park for many years and they also appreciate having the park kept in its original condition. Yes, we have made a few changes over the years but we still try to retain the essential character. It is not for everyone.... More

South-east Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

First thing I'll mention is the kangaroos that are everywhere, just lazing about the place, they really inspired us to do likewise, take it easy and relax on our break. We were also very happy to buy a bag of seeds from the owners and feed the birds (a mixture of king parrots, rainbow lorikeets and rosellas) at the front... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hello TassieLad. Great to see you "Loved it". It sounds like you really made the most of Durras North. Kangaroos, parrot, the walks and of course, a cappuccino! With regards to the free Kayak Hire, yes this is a marketing arrangement with Trip Advisor which requires that special code to activate the offer. We are sorry you missed out but... More

United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
50 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A wonderful place to stay while exploring the local area. We were amazed by the amount of wildlife that was right on our cabin doorstep. A truly unique experience for us. The cabin was very well equipped and we had a really nice stay. The eco-friendly touches were welcome as well. Staff were very polite and gave us some really... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Daniel and thanks so much for taking time to write a review. A great time at present for watching the kangaroos as many of the young Joeys are leaving their pouch to explore their surrounds. Also we have had a couple of Masked Lapwings lay their eggs directly below our clothesline so that is out of action for a... More

Milpitas, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

To visitors from overseas who want to have close encounter with the national animal of Australia, this is the most suitable place, bar none. Arriving late around 7 pm, it was all dark and we couldn't see much. But when we woke up the next morning, wow, there were mobs of kangaroos at the back of the cabins. They are... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

This is why we have the worlds only International Kangaroo Guarantee! We've never had guests stay with us who haven't seen the kangaroos here at the park. Very pleased your daughter enjoyed the experience. The nature walk you referred to is the Discovery Trail, our most popular bushwalk - and for good reason. We are concerned about the smell from... More

Melbourne, Australia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
51 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

There are so many kangaroos here that each cabin provides a 'roo poo rake' to clear a path to your car! The kangaroos come by choice but they are pretty tame and just look at you without jumping away as you walk past. Our old blue heeler didn't worry them and vice versa. This is a pet friendly place, which... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

Rarisang, we are honoured to be reviewed by a Trip Advisor "top contributor". It is people like you who make Trip Advisor the great resource it is. With 106 helpful votes, you are obviously trying to help fellow travellers with great information to help their journey. We thank you for your detailed review of Durras North. We always try and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is by far my favourite place to stay on the south coast! The park is in an amazing location with beautiful natural surroundings. This was my 3rd time staying here in a year and it won't be the last! We have stayed in 'The Van' twice and also stayed in the Silverstar glamping. The camp sites here are the... More

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Peter C, Owner at Durras Lake North Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Shanae. Thanks so much for your response. Three times in a year! Obviously Durras North has weaved its magic on you. We are very proud of our camping ground and always get a kick when we hear how much people appreciate it. Thanks again for your review and look forward to seeing you again soon. More

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Address: 57 Durras Road, Durras, New South Wales 2536, Australia
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Number of rooms: 8
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