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Lake Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This caravan park is a little old, but well maintained. Ammenities are spotless. Pool is lovely and clean, although a small shade sail would be a great addition. There is not a great deal of shade which is a shame. But overall, a nice place to stay.

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our park. We always like to hear that our guests had a pleasant stay. We will take on board your comments regards to shade. Thankyou and hope to see you next time you are travelling in Roma.

Lutz, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited at the hottest time of the year, and I suspect it was not intended to be viewed then. The walk through the 10 stations of the oil discovery and industry set backs were interesting. Quite dated, as most school children have access to the internet and understand how oil is created, and found. There is a train and...

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Hi There - I think you were supposed to be reviewing the BIG RIG, rather than the Big Rig Tourist Park - We are the Caravan park that is opposite the BIG RIG. However, we are pleased that you enjoyed your time visiting a local landmark of Roma.

Reviewed November 1, 2016

This park has good grass or slab sites.The grounds are good & there is a variety of cabins available.There is a swimming pool.A lot of maintenance is needed on the amenities block though.Close to the Big Rig & Info Center.

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our park a pleasant and peaceful place to stay. We hope to see you next time.

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed September 21, 2016

We stayed here with 4 people in one of their cabins. The cabin was clean as was the toilet block for all other campers, great pool and central community BBQ/camp kitchen area. I would recommend staying.

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Hi Daz, Thankyou for taking the time to review our park and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future.

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Will never go back to this park. Had the dirtiest site in the park, and sadly it rained heavily over night. We got up to a giant mud puddle, right at our door. Amenities VERY run down, doors on toilet cubicles too big for cubicle, and no room to move in or out when door open. Would not recommend this...

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write a response to us. We are sorry to hear that your stay was not what you had expected of us. Obviously, we cannot predict mother nature, but again, we are sorry to hear you did not like that it was raining when you stayed overnight. We will certainly look into your comment regarding...

Reviewed September 11, 2016

Really happy with the accomodation very clean and the staff and management were both very helpful. Stayed on the way to Birdsville and on the way back. Thoroughly recommend it Situated not far from the Main Street ample parking Ideal for families has a pool and a very good BBQ area

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your comments and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Australia
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Stayed there recently for 2 nights and have to say it did not I've up to expectations. The website photography does not depict the reality. Amenities were old and tired badly in need of refurbishment. They were adequate but only just. Sites were small and parking difficult. Greatest benefit was that it was close to town and within easy walking...

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your response. I am a little perplexed to hear that the website photos do not depict the reality as the photos as far as I can see, they are true to form. We do of course take on board comments made from our guests and so we thank you for these.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We do not tow. We are purely cabin, roadhouse, donga type people. We have now done four major trips in and around Australia depending on this type of accommodation - and love it. The problem is caravan parks are consistently increasing prices of cabins while the quality of such is falling. Many are "tired", "dirty" and often lack inclusions. The...

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Hi John, Its always good to hear peoples opinions on various accommodation around Australia. Thankyou for taking the time to do this. We will always strive to give our guests the best possible stay and we are sorry to hear that our open plan cabins did not meet with your requirements. We do hope you continue to enjoy your travels...

Wurruk, Australia
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Booked the day before and remarked that we wanted to get away early, when we arrived Tim at reception was very friendly and helpful and after booking in he guided me to a site where we could remain hooked up and get away early which was really appreciated. The park was nice and green which was a change from red...

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our park. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future

Exmouth, Australia
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Friendly receptionist who showed us our large site however amenities block was built before the ark and Noah would have recognised it immediately as it doesn't look like it has been upgraded since, hence after first inspection we did not use them. Overpriced park and only good point was the size of sites and easy access.

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Lucy M, Guest Relations Manager at Big Rig Tourist Park, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Thankyou for reviewing our park. I trust you had a good nights sleep with us. We will take on board your comments here on trip advisor as it is always good to hear our guests thoughts. We are pleased that you found our staff friendly and our sites large. We hope to see you again next time.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Friendliest Park in RomaBig Rig Top Tourist Park provides more than just a few nights of accommodation on your way through Roma. The Caravan Park is central to Roma's main street. 500m from the pubs and restaurants in town, it is adjacent to the Big Rig Information Centre and home to native birds. The Caravan Park has a full variety of accommodation including self-contained Villas, a range of cabins both single and double studios and 2 houses for families. Powered and Unpowered Sites offer shade and drive-thru options are available. Facilities include fantastic modern disabled amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Rig Tourist Park

Address: 4 McDowall St, Roma, Queensland 4455, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Roma
Price Range: $73 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 120
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“Book early as it is always busy”
 of 5 bubbles 387benjig, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“This is a caravan/tourist park, not hotel accommodation. Difficult to respond to some areas of this review.”
 of 5 bubbles X2407DGjuliem, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“Nice and quiet in the grassy area at the back corner.”
 of 5 bubbles 932melitaw, Oct 6, 2015 | Read review
“If you want better cooking & eating facilities in the room you should get a larger cabin.”
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 of 5 bubbles MichaelK342, Apr 24, 2015 | Read review
“Noisy at night - ask for a site away from the road if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles S9946GTkarenb, Apr 17, 2015 | Read review
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