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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I camped here with my 13 month old and dog for 3 weeks and had a great time. The managers really went above and beyond to make our stay great and I can't thank them enough. With regards to other comments, yes there were lots of sand flies (and march flies at that particular time of year) but I would... More 

1 Thank Emma T
GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Waters Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your outstanding 5 star review and kind words about our team! Unfortunately the great outdoors can come with some unpleasant neighbours, so thank you for your understanding. We have recently taken ownership of this park and are looking at options to mitigate the sandflies and midges - although we've been told that burning sandalwood sticks... More 

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Pros: great roomy, shady campsites. Clean facilities, great access to the boat ramp, dog friendly. Cons: midges galore, check in past 8pm not allowed (not really advertised but we're told when half way there) Would visit again but potentially in a cabin to avoid the midges.

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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

A good place to stay. Plenty of bush camping sites plus powered sites and cabins. If bush camping stay away from waters edge due to midgies/mosquitos. Good amenities, bathrooms clean. Kiosk adequately stocked. Didn't like the 10am checkout requirement.

Thank Greg T
Tannum Sands, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Just visited park for a 7 day camping holiday. Staff were pleasant and helpful but the park has only average facilities. Biggest downfall were the sand flies. Some members of our group were ready to pack up after only two days. Take plenty of repellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Paul C
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is a great camp ground, and we have been camping (non-powered site) at Rainbow Waters for the past 3 years as a group of 5+ people over the Easter long weekends. The camp ground is always clean, and the campground is spacious. It is a 5 minute drive into town, and a couple minutes walk to the waterfront/boat ramp.... More 

Thank Karine C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a great park and we come back each year Apparently the place has new Management which is a real pity as Lots of other people in the Camp Kitchen and Shower block were talking about the same bad experience The place has good clean toilets n showers n kitchen and the field staff remain friendly It's just a... More 

Thank Triarf
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

we have stayed here twice with friends . We wont visit again purely because of sandflies etc as both times we all looked like we had the chicken pox despite all efforts to control ( bug zappers, outdoor barrier spray, mosquito band, rid and sandalwood sticks) it sadly makes the stay very very uncomfortable however that isn't the parks fault,... More 

Thank tanqld
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights. I've read lots of unpleasant feedback for this place but thought give it a go. The park is really big and spacious so compared to other places we had stayed we had a kinda privacy. Staff were friendly and helpful. Facilities were close by and clean. However, mozzies and midget are real problem. We... More 

Thank Omid S
Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Came only for 1 night, so maybe my judgement is not fair. But compared to maybe like 5 or 6 other campsites around Australia where we stayed prior to this camp, this was the worst. No pool or water area for kids yet the charge per night was as if there was one... bathrooms average, the playroom kind of broken... More 

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Maryborough, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

The park is lovely the staff were friendly, the facilities were clean and well maintained. Ice, bait & general groceries are available at the park store & there is a games room & tv room. The mozzies & midgies are relentless, take citronella, automatic repellent sprays etc but I'm sure the midgies love this stuff, we were eaten alive and... More 

Thank shirleeann f
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Lifestyle Rainbow Waters is located just north of the Sunshine Coast in the Wide Bay - Burnett region of Queensland. Situated at Carlo Point, we are only minutes from the popular coastal township of Rainbow Beach. Positioned on a tidal inlet of the Great Sandy Straits and with boat ramps on your doorstep this is the perfect location to take advantage of boating, fishing, crabbing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and countless other water based activities. Or perhaps take a daytrip to the coloured sands or World Heritage listed Fraser Island in your 4WD or book a tour with one of the local operators. Gateway Lifestyle Rainbow Waters is a stunning coastal retreat and offers a myriad of wonderful activities for holidaymakers of all ages and interests. We have a range of accommodation options from cabins and villa's to slab and bush camping. Only 3 hours north of Brisbane, 1.5 hours north of the Sunshine Coast Airport (Maroochydore) and 50 minutes from the historical goldmine town of Gympie, Rainbow Beach is a popular tourist destination with stunning beaches and outstanding National Parks to explore! Some features and facilities at this holiday park include- - Camp kitchen with pizza oven - Recreation room with TV, library & games room - Kids playground - Open campfires permitted - Pet friendly (conditions apply) - Kiosk with ice, bait & firewood Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Parks are dedicated to providing you with the best holidays possible and wish to advise some locations are undergoing development as we continue to improve our parks. You may experience some noise during your stay, for further details, please contact our friendly park managers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Waters Holiday Park

Address: 308 Carlo Rd | Carlo Point, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Gympie Region > Rainbow Beach
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Price Range: $24 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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