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Perth, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Double bunks were too small in length to accommodate a 14yr boy and 9 year old girl on the top bunks. Airconditioner struggled to cool the chalet and was noisy. Coffee cups were tiny. Two cups required for a normal cup.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the lakefront location, the ensuite bathroom, the friendly staff, bike paths and things to see and do. Super relaxing, but so much to do - mini golf, gym, pools, playground, games room, everyone was happy.

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 recently stayed at this caravan park for Christmas 2016, arriving December 20th & departing 27th (en suite caravan). There appears to be 2 sections to the park. Section in central area and another closer to Shaws Bay. We stayed in the central area and had no neighbours until the last night of our trip. Pros of...

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Thank Christine M
DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed many things about your stay: facilities, location, beaches, accommodation. Thank you for the review, Christine - we hope you have the opportunity to return to our park.

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

over all we had a good stay of 5 nights in a standard on suite cabin , older style , advertised as sleeping six persons ( we are just a couple) and we struggled for room any more than 3 people forget it, in this type of cabin , all so advertised with a well equipped kitchen , not very...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear that despite some aspects of your stay, that you enjoyed the facilities and location of our park. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us as we look to continue to make improvements.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot, great park ! Ideal for families or groups, would highly recommend to others. Short walk to the patrolled beach and great fishing facilities on your doorstep! Need signs up to keep out the midgies!

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear that after experiencing our location and facilities, that you would recommend us to others! Thank you for your review, Sandy.

Daisy Hill
Reviewed December 12, 2016

A lovely kept caravan park away from hustle and bustle. Beautiful setting with powered sites overlooking the water. All the amentities you need - bbq shelters; camp kitchen; swimming pool; putt putt and more. Great place to spend a lovely holiday.

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our gem of a park! Thank you for your feedback on our amenities and facilities. We hope you have the opportunity to return for another lovely stay.

Lismore, Australia
Reviewed November 25, 2016

We stayed in one of the waterfront villas - very comfortable with enough space for a family of four. A nice verandah with BBQ looking out over Shaws Bay made for a very pleasant stay. We had heard that the insects in the afternoon were diabolical but didnt experience any problems ourselves. The kids had a ball riding bikes along...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed the facilities and the Shaws Bay view. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback.

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Just stayed 3 nights at Discovery park 25 Fenwick drive East Ballina had great time with young grandchildren lots for them to do great pool area ,fun park ,got up grade rooms very clean and every thing provided in cabins great valve WILL be sure to return

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

We're thrilled to hear you and your grandchildren had such a pleasant time at our park! Thank you for sharing your review and we do hope you have the opportunity to return to Ballina.

NSW
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had a confirmed booking with this park done through Wotif and the park office lady rang us to say we did not have a booking. She did not offer us another cabin even though they had others available. We were told to go and book again through a third party site and it was our problem to sort out!!!!!!...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience booking at our park and our customer service, Diane. Your feedback will be addressed with the team. To discuss this further, please contact us at customerfeedback@discoveryparks.com.au. Thank you for sharing your review.

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed November 14, 2016

We have stayed in several of the different types of accomodation available at the park and have been perfectly comfortable in each type. The waterfront villas have fantastic views of the lake from the attached verandahs. The cabins contain all the essentials and are clean and tidy. The waterpark is a great place for the kids, as is the games...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Ballina, responded to this review

It's lovely to hear you had the opportunity to kick your feet up and really rest at our park, Diane. Thank you for sharing your review and for choosing us as your top pick in Ballina!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set alongside the sparkling waters of beautiful Shaw's Bay lake, Discovery Parks - Ballina offers a range of accommodation to suit all budgets including bungalows, cabins and powered caravan and camping sites, all with waterfront options. Park facilities include a swimming pool, waterpark, modern camp kitchen, jumping pillow, mini golf course, indoor games room, kids nook, TV room and gymnasium. Nearby activity options include cycling, paddleboarding, fishing, golfing or just relaxing by the pool. Discovery Parks - Ballina is a tranquil retreat where simple pleasures offer their own reward. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Parks - Ballina

Address: 25 Fenwick Drive, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia (Formerly Ballina Lakeside Holiday Park)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Ballina
Price Range: $62 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Discovery Parks - Ballina 4.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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