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BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort
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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
111 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Good place for a family weekend out at the beach”
Reviewed November 12, 2009

But I was only there with my wife, no kids. And that makes a difference. Let me point out that this park has nice cabins, and there is fun for families. A nice pool, mini-golf and a outdoor cinema with children movies can make this stay very pleasant. We liked the idea of playing mini-golf in the early evening and the lanes were lit, so that was a good thing. To find out that the reception desk is closed way too early and there were no clubs or balls to golf with, that is a big shame. The cabins were spacy, not overly luxurious but it was the only hotel during our holiday that offered free milk and cookies. Sandflies and mosquitos kept us from sitting out on the porch in the evening.
So if you are not bringing the family with kids, you can find better places, but with kids, this park is worth a try.

PS: What also decreases the mood was the cold sterile lighting the cabins, there are better ways to light a cabin.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Mackay, Australia
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98 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2009

This holiday park is a complete destination especially for families - lagoon pool, great mini golf, playground, outdoor movies, visiting local businesses ( massage, beading, sand art). Beautiful gardens with tropical plants. The cleanest cabins and public amenities. My family stays a week every year. This year the cabin had a packet of Tim Tams in the fridge as a thank-you. How good is that. The staff genuinely love their job and want your stay to be as fantastic as possible.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with family
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Seaford, Aust
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2009

This place is gorgeous. Beautiful gardens, really nice cabins, pool and play area are great, but my fav was the jumping pillow!! You have to have a go if you have the pleasure of staying in this great place.
My mum and i stayed in a deluxe cabin, as we were in qld to visit my sister. The cabin was great in size, perfect for the two of us. Big shower, really comfy beds, foxtel and even tim tams in the fridge! I did all of my booking on line. All the staff were fab in responding to my many emails. I had a light globe die one night, by the time i had walked back from reception, the maintence man was waiting for me. Great service, and always with smile.
One of the things i loved most....It lived up to the great photos on their web site, if not better!!

  • Stayed May 2009
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jamkatadelaide
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2009

Fantastic resort, amenities and facilities way above average. Stayed in a luxury condo which we could not fault. Staff was always accomodating and booked tours for us with no problems. The pool is the highlight, kids had a ball and spent hours swimming and sliding. Easy access to Airlie Beach as bus stop is at the resort entrance and took 12 minutes, also shopping centre walking distance for groceries. Look forward to returning one day - soon we hope!

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled with family
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Furstenfeldbruck, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2009

We found this holiday park by chance on the internet and it was even better than we expected it to be. The whole park is so well looked after, the rooms (we had a studio for 2 people) are very clean and spacious and have a veranda on which you can sit and enjoy your BBQ at night. We also loved the pool where you can swim till rather late at night and enjoy a relaxing whirlpool massage while looking at the stars. This is a great place to relax and recover – for families as well as for groups or couples. It is a bit out of town, but with a car it's no problem and all the cruising companies have a pick-up service. Supermarkets are right around the corner.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled as a couple
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Essex
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2008

Our group (4 adults) stayed in a 2 bed villa for 4 nights. The villa was of a high standard and very clean. There is a large lounge/kitchen/eating area. The kitchen contains everything you'll need. There was one bedroom with a double bed and one room with a bunkbed but with a double on bottom bunk. Bathroom contained a shower and sink. Towels were provided.

Park was great with a nice swimming pool (although more for kids then adult swimming), crazy golf, playground and jumping pillow. Everything was clean and looked after. Reception staff were very helpful and you can book tours from there.

Transport into Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour was very good. We got free transfers with our tours and had a car for anything else (we didn't really need the car at all - wouldn't get one again). There's a supermarket/shopping centre 10min walk from the park.

A great stay that I would recommend.

  • Liked — Cabins and reception staff.
  • Disliked — A bit out of Airlie Beach but easy to get to.
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled with family
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Gold Coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2008

We wish we had read the reviews about the resort prior to booking, as when we arrived we soon learnt just how far out of town it is. Okay when you have a car, but when you don't and you have little ones, it can be a handful to get in and out of town via taxis and buses (although must add that the buses are easy to catch, but with prams etc can be a problem). The resort itself has beautiful gardens that are being maintained throughout the day (the sound of a huge tractor driving around all day can get to you as it drives around the gardeners) and the facilities for the kids are fantastic. We stayed for 7 nights, which was a little long as we were starting to get itchy feet. So I would recommend staying for a shorter period (even more so if you don't have transport at hand). If you are a camper, you will love the resort as we have never seen such facilities offered at a camping ground ie. kitchen with sink and access to hot water, large plasma in the common area, microwave etc. Overall, we loved staying there. We stayed in a luxury cabin and found it extremely clean. Would we return again - yes, but with a car.

  • Liked — Well maintained gardens and facilities provided
  • Disliked — Distance to town
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled with family
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Property: BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort
Address: 25 - 29 Shute Harbour Rd, Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach > Cannonvale
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Specialty Lodging in Cannonvale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in beautiful Airlie Beach (gateway to the Whitsundays), BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort is recognized as one of Australia's leading resort style holiday parks being a Whitsunday Tourism Award Winner for 16 consecutive years and Queensland state winner for 2011 & 2008, finalist for 6. We've built our reputation on providing an exceptional standard of facilities in a fun, friendly, relaxed environment. With 10 different styles of accommodation from camping to luxury condos, a huge lagoon-style pool (heated in winter months), kids club and numerous activities, you won’t want to leave! ... more   less 
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