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Dunk Island View Caravan Park
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Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed at Dunk Island view Caravan park in one of their one bedroom units. They are an older style unit that have been refurbished, very spacious, self contained, and very comfortable. The units are only several hundred metres from the beach.
The toilet and shower are located in your entranceway vestibule and are completely private.

Million dollar views of Dunk Island and a very peaceful location.

The manager Lyndal was extremely helpful and friendly.

We had breakfast at their cafe and the food was delicious.

I would highly recommend Dunk Island view Caravan park and we will definitely be returning in the future.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed here from July to October 2011 in our van on an unpowered site. The sites are very big, with lots of shade provided by trees. The camp kitchen is big end well equipped with stoves, ovens, fridges and barbecues. You can even get takeaway. The facilities are good and very clean. The atmosphere is very personal with a lot of campers coming back every year in the winter months and the owners (Vanessa and Dougie) are lovely and helpful. The caravan park is just across the road from the beach and also has a pool area.

Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
Thank VeToOnTour
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Stayed for the Anzac Day weekend in a 1 brm unit, had stayed there many many years ago. Units are old but have been refurbished recently I think, toilet n shower are sort of outside, but are still part unit meaning a longish walk for an ordinary bladder. Everything worked very well and looked new. For the budget price very good value. It was dog friendly even though we didn't have a dog.

Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
Thank Janet A
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

We previously visited the park two years ago so were looking forward to our return visit. Since our last stay new owners have taken over. We have a tent set up and the camping area has plenty of shade. The park was quiet for our four night stay with only about 4-5 campsites taken per night. The last time we stayed and at any other park we have stayed at the toilet/shower amenities are cleaned daily. There was NO cleaning here. Twice I asked at reception when the amenities would be cleaned and both times I got told the next morning however this never happened. The second time I told reception they went and emptied the overflowing bins. There were only three showers and toilets available to use as they had closed the others off and two of the female toilets had no toilet paper. Other then the lack of cleaning this is a great location and park. Unsure if we will return again with the lack of cleaning. For $38pn I shouldn't have to ask for the amenities to be cleaned.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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2  Thank Lee755
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DIVCP, Manager at Dunk Island View Caravan Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2014

Hi,
I'm so sorry you had a negative experience.
When you spoke to the staff about the facilities they told you in good faith that the facilities would be cleaned the next day. Unfortunately the cleaner became ill and wasn't in over the weekend or Monday.
Normally our facilities are immaculate as you will see in other reviews.
I do hope you come back in the future as the park is improving all the time with new plantings and refurbishments and I'm sure you will find the amenities spotless, as they generally are.

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Reviewed January 24, 2014

We enjoyed our Christmas stay at Dunk Island Caravan Park very much. The sites are a bit sunny and barren right now (due to cyclone) with lots of newly planted vegetation (it will be gorgeous in a few years' time!) but we lucked out with a lovely, private site way at the back of the park under some massive old trees. We enjoyed watching the wallabies in the schoolyard nearby and saw some amazing birds. The pool was a bit small and the water was a tad murky- still it was refreshing in the heat. Amenities were very clean and spacious. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

We arrived late in Mission Beach in our small van, which means 7.30pm so a few places were already closed and another pretty much told us to go away even though she had space because she didn't want to get up from the TV to check us in. Anyway. We eventually found Dunk Island view and the lady owner could not have been more friendly and welcoming. The facilities are very good and clean, there is free WiFi which actually works; an unusual treat for Australian campsites and hostels. The woman at the desk helped us find the supermarket and local restaurants as well as recommending places to visit in the Tablelands.

All in all we had an excellent experience at this friendly, well-run campsite.

Stayed: January 2014, traveled with friends
Thank Westsideisthebest
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

Amazing facilities - specially camp kitchen, free wi-fi, very friendly owners - we stayed here while travelling from Wales guy who owned it helped us fill up gas bottle and only charged us or half a canister :-) so impressed with service and facilities we took leaflets and left them ALL over QLD for others to enjoy the gorgeous surroundings and excellent facilities - would definitely visit again - thanks xxx Kate nd mike from Wales in the troopy xxx

Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 21-35 Webb Rd, Wongaling Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Mission Beach > Wongaling Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Wongaling Beach
Price Range: $23 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dunk Island View Caravan Park 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dunk Island View Caravan Park is tucked away at Mission Beach within 50 metres of a magnificent white tropical sandy beach with views across to Dunk Island. We are a pet friendly caravan park nestled among tall palms on six acres of lush green rainforest grounds. For campers there is free wifi, an equipped kitchen, which includes a fridge, freezer, stove, oven and TV. For those who prefer more homely comforts, there are eight fully-furnished and self-contained units with en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. We are in the perfect location for you to enjoy everything Mission Beach has to offer. ... more   less 
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