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The beach is so close, you can taste it. Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach boasts absolute beachfront accommodation. Tucked into the northern tip of the rugged Ben Boyd National Park on the NSW Sapphire Coast, our caravan park is on the doorstep of a nature lover’s paradise: a national park with walking tracks, sheltered inlets and 45 kilometres of rugged coastline.

At the Eden Killer Whale Museum, see ‘Old Tom’, the Southern Hemisphere’s only full skeleton of a...

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The beach is so close, you can taste it. Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach boasts absolute beachfront accommodation. Tucked into the northern tip of the rugged Ben Boyd National Park on the NSW Sapphire Coast, our caravan park is on the doorstep of a nature lover’s paradise: a national park with walking tracks, sheltered inlets and 45 kilometres of rugged coastline.

At the Eden Killer Whale Museum, see ‘Old Tom’, the Southern Hemisphere’s only full skeleton of a killer whale. The kids will love the attractions in nearby Merimbula, including Magic Mountain, Mandeni Family Fun Park and wildlife sanctuary, Potoroo Palace.

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Park Features

Swimming Pool Complex

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor heated spa
  • Waterpark ‘Sapphire Soaker’
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year round

Caravanning/Camping Facilities

  • Large modern camp kitchen with free operating BBQs; cooking facilities & fridge/freezer
  • A large range of sites - some with concrete slabs; sullage hookup and TV connection
  • Ensuites sites with lockable storage
  • Drive through sites (Not high season)

Children Facilities

  • Playground with trampolines
  • Bouncing pillow
  • Mini Golf
  • Go-Kart hire
  • Basketball
  • Kids Club 5 days/week
  • Games room

Park Facilities

  • Upstairs guest lounge with ocean views, tea/coffee facilities
  • ‘The Broken Oar’ Bar & Grill (seasonal)
  • General Store & Takeaway
  • TV room
  • Entertainment Centre
  • Large range of accommodation styles

 

Day Visitors

Enjoy the park facilities including ‘Sapphire Soaker’ Water Park. Entry price of $15pp includes:

  • Full use of pool complex; indoor heated swimming pool, spa, outdoor pool and ‘Sapphire Soaker’ Water Park • Bouncing pillow, playground and trampolines
  • Kids Club 5 days a week NB. Optional daily speciality craft costs $4pp
  • Games room  
  • Mini Golf NB Golf balls cost $1 to purchase

Terms and Conditions: Children under 3 are free. Bookings Essential. Not available Easter weekend and summer school holidays. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. A $20 cash refundable pool card deposit is required on arrival.


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Things to See & Do

Plan your holiday to Pambula Beach with these handy tips on what's hot to See and Do:

 

Oaklands Barn & Event Centre

Located on the Princes Highway at the southern entrance to Pambula and includes: Gift Shop; Garden Centre; Oaklands Café; Art Gallery and Animal Nursery. Oaklands Event Centre is also an ideal setting for your special function.

Magic Mountain – Merimbula

Loads of kid-friendly fun packed into one spot and entry is free! Dare to ride the Diamond Python rollercoaster, Toboggan mountain slide or wander into Triassic Dinosaur Park. (Rides require a ticket purchase).

Eden Killer Whale Museum

Get close to “Old Tom” the Killer Whale’s huge skeleton with its five-inch teeth. Learn how six tonne Tom was trained to hunt for human whalers. The Southern Hemisphere’s only full skeleton of a killer whale.

Ben Boyd National Park

A dream daytrip destination, the park has picturesque fishing and picnic spots with stunning views right at our doorstep. Walks through Ben Boyd are idyllic.

Pambula River mouth

Meander along the Jiguma Track, from the southern end of Pambula Beach along the glorious cliff top, to Pambula River mouth. A photographer’s heaven, be sure to capture sensational views of this remarkable beach, bay and headlands.

Merimbula’s Top Lake

Secluded and peaceful, the Top Lake has a 2km boardwalk that winds along the northern side. Get your sea legs on and explore in a hired boat.

Mandeni Family Fun Park, Merimbula

Seven days a week, year-round fun is waiting for you and the kids to enjoy. Try your aim at archery, have a hit in the water golf driving range, or mini golf.

Panboola

A diverse natural wetland system located at the bottom of the Pambula township. A system of walking tracks leads visitors to destinations such as saltmarsh bridge, the Pambula River, Old Pambula Racecourse with many nature watching opportunities along the way.

Potoroo Palace

Potoroo Palace is a wildlife sanctuary with many of the animals native to the Merimbula/Pambula area. The sanctuary is a not-for-profit organization aiming to improve the wellbeing and habitats of native animals and to promote awareness of their plight in the wild. Potaroo Palace is only 15 minutes drive from Pambula Beach


SURFING ON THE SAPPHIRE COAST

Merimbula Bar

Just a short walk from Main Beach car park or a short paddle from Bar Beach across the river mouth. This is a world class left hand wave, distance is about 50mts to 150mts on a normal day around 3ft – 5ft, much longer when smokin at 6ft – 8ft. Its located just at the river mouth, sandy bottom, hollow and loads of fun, it needs a SouthEast swell with winds North West to North East, tide low to mid. Respect the locals and wait your turn and you’ll live to see another day. This can be a dangerous when big so have some common sense when paddling out across the mouth from Bar Beach.

Main Beach Merimbula

Turn left over the bridge into Fispen Rd, turn first right and drive straight into the Carpark. There’s a viewing platform where you can see Merimbula Bar and the most of Main Beach. Its all beach breaks with rights and lefts all over the place, best times are low to mid tides and can hold anything from 3ft to 4ft, rides can be super quick and short. Watch out for the under currents and rips, great place to learn to surf and have a swim when small, showers and toilets are provided. Its a family beach so wear leg ropes as there will be loads of kids around in the summer months.

Tura Beach

5kms out of Merimbula heading north towards Tathra on the Sapphire Coast Rd turn right turn into Tura Beach, drive straight down Tura Beach Drive, at the bottom of the hill on the left there is a Carpark and kids playground. There’s a track leading you to beach on the right, be careful on a big day as the rips and undertows can be very dangerous. Its all beach breaks with rights and lefts all over the place, it gets deep very quickly so finding a good bank is never easy, best times are low to mid tides and can hold anything from 3ft to 4ft, rides can be hallow, super quick and shallow. North end down near the head land you can find some good waves in the summer months as its protected by the NE’s. Most of the time there’s no one out so it’s just a matter of been lucky.

Pambula Beach

Head towards Pambula Beach from Pambula, turn left at the Pambula Beach Life Saving Club, once at the car park you can see the beach. All surfers can enjoy Pambula Beach which is very consistent, the beach breaks are loads of fun and can be as long as 50mt to 150mt. Best around mid tides with swell directions from the SouthEast, East to NorthEast and winds from West to South West, waves can be anything from 3ft to 10ft. Just be careful of rips and undertow, its patrol in the summer months by the local surf club. When small to medium size waves are on its a great spot for beginners to intermediate levels.
Pambula River Mouth
This is an Australian classic wave, works only on a big swell, its fast, hollow and very powerful and for the very experience surfer only, holds tubes for up to 10 seconds if ya fast enough. On a good day at 8ft, it’s the perfect right hander, length can be from 50mt to 150mt breaking on a sandy bottom with some rocks around, best on low tide, swell direction East to North East, wind direction East to SouthEast. You can either walk from Pambula Beach around the rocks or drive passed the turn off to the Lifesaving club and turn left at the Rotary Park which will give you a good view on what’s going on or drive down to the very end carpark and walk up the Pambula River to the mouth. Again respect locals as this doesn’t break very often so you have to understand why they dont want to share but you’ll find most of the crew very friendly, dangerous rips and undertows appear when big.

SaltWater Creek

Best if you get a map from the National Parks & Wildlife Service on Ben Boyd National Park as there is lots to see if the surfs not working, you’ll have to turn off the Princess Hwy about 20kms South from Eden. Once at the car park just walk (10min) to the beach and paddle out or you can jump off the rocks. Makes a great day trip from the major tourist towns. This is another World Class wave when working, it’s a point break, right hander with sandy bottom and rocks. Wave length from 50mts to 200mts on a good day, it can hold up to everything from 6ft to 12ft, experienced surfers only please. It doesn’t great crowded during the week and breaks regularly.

Tathra

Tathra is 23kms north from Merimbula. Drive along the Sapphire Coast Road, turn right at the end and this will take you to this spectacular town with magnificent views and clean beaches. Tathra Beach is 3kms long and is patrolled during the busy summer months at the southern end. Right and left beach breaks with sandy bottom is perfect for all standards of surfing, wave length is normally 50mts but on a good day 150mts, some banks can hold 3ft others can hold 6 – 8ft depending on the conditions, rise and falling tides are the best with crowds very low most days. If the conditions are right it’s something to write home about, very friendly locals, clean beach with loads of wildlife.

Camel Rock

Two ways from Merimbula, inland drive to Bega and head north towards Cobargo, turn right at CobargoBermagui Rd at the end turn left onto Wallaga Lake Rd or coastal road drive to Tathra (see above) drive north along Andy Poole Drive which will turn into Tathra Bermagui Rd, about 90kms later you will reach Bermagui, turn left into Cutajo St over the Wallaga Lake bridge, turn right at the Beauty Point turnoff follow the sign Camel Rock this till the top carpark. You should be able to see the break from there. This surf trip will be worth it if the conditions are right, it’s a left on a sand bar with some rock but its loads of fun, fast and perfectly hollow on a good swell and matching wind, its one of the best spots on the South Coast if ya lucky enough. Best swell direction is South, SouthEast to East with the wind West to South West, during the week it’s not that crowded but on weekends it can be if its 4 – 10ft. Sharks can be seen now and again, watch out for the rips and undertows on a big day, when taking off watch out for the rocks in front.

Gillards Beach

Head north to Tathra, along the foreshore road, drive along the Tathra Bermagui Road for about 5kms. Turn right into Gillards Beach (Mimosa Rocks National Park), this is a dirt road so be aware of weather conditions. There are camping spots down here, toliets, take your own water if possible, fees do apply. If theres some swell, great waves can be found along the short beach. During the week you will be surfing by yourself, gets crowded on the weekend if the beach is working.



THE BROKEN OAR BAR & GRILL

Sit back on our deck enjoying a beverage while watching the kids play and the kangaroos jump by.

We are situated at the entrance to Discovery Holiday Parks Pambula Beach and consist of a General Store, Take Away and Bar & Grill.
The General Store has all the essentials needed for a great holiday plus fantastic Pambula Beach souvenirs. The General Store is open 7 days a week 8am - 6pm.

The Take-Away has Oarsome Burgers, fresh Fish and of course the best chips in Pambula Beach. Opening hours for the Take-Away are 10am-6pm, 7 days per week. Guaranteed to tame those hunger pains!!

The Bar & Grill is a place to come with friends and family to relax and enjoy a hearty meal with a glass of wine or an icy cold beer. We promise that you will never leave hungry with generous serves of the freshest meals.The Bar & Grill is open for dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 6pm, bookings preferred. (Seasonal, please contact The Broken Oar; 02 6495 6307)


Killer Whale Museum

Discover the history of Eden’s tuna fishing industry a dangerous occupation which was physically, financially and emotionally demanding on those Involved.


Park Activities

Loads to Do Morning, Afternoon and Evening!

 

Kids Club

Tuesday to Saturday: morning and afternoon activity

Free games and activities

Optional craft speciality for $4 per child

 

Sapphire Soaker Water Park and Pool Complex

Open daily 8am to 6pm

 

Pedal Kart Hire

Available daily 9am to 5pm

$7 per bike

 

 

Local Area Markets

Three Sunday mornings a month 8am to 1pm

 

More detail and further information about all park activities and the local area will be included in a ‘Welcome Pack’  provided on arrival.

Deals & Packages

  • *Winter Special

    Kids Stay Free!

    Come enjoy the perfect climate at Pambula Beach with the whole family. The kids will love our Sapphire Soaker water park, indoor heated pool, and Kids Club activities. Take the break you truly deserve! Valid until 31 August 2016. Minimum of 2 nights stay.

    Use the promo code WSKF99

  • Come Join Our Winter Family

    Stay 4 Weeks, Pay 3 Weeks!

    A great time to spend an extended break at Pambula Beach staying 4 weeks with a great saving. Catch up with friends or make new friends. Time to explore the beautiful Sapphire Coast. Heated indoor pool. Morning Tea on Wednesdays.
    Stay 4 weeks & pay for 3 weeks!
    Book by 20 August 2016. Valid for stays until 16 September 2016. Does not apply to Budget Cabins and Superior Oceanview Villas.

    Use the promo code WFPB08

  • Jump Into Winter

    Superior Bush Villa Special

    A great time to enjoy Pambula Beach and save with accommodation bookings.

    Jog along the Beach. Jiggle a line in the beautiful Pambula River. Journey through the surrounding National Parks. Just relax on your deck listening to the ocean and birdsong. Join us for Morning Tea on Wednesday Morning. Just for You. Book and pay for a 2 Bedroom Bush Villa for 5 nights and pay only $595. There is a limited number of Villas. This applies to 2 people. Extra adult is $15 per night, and a child is $10 per night.

    Use the promo code JJ1104PB

  • Pre-Summer Holidays Special

    Kids Stay Free & Oyster Tour!

    Discover the ideal adventure landscape and reconnect with nature on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. With a waterpark, beaches, and kids club activities - the whole family will be kept busy! Book 5 nights for the pre-summer holidays in any cabin/apartment accommodation, and kids stay FREE! Not only that, but enjoy a FREE oyster tour at Wheelers Oyster Farm. Valid 17 November 2016 to 17 December 2016.

    Use the promo code PSHP16

  • Whale Watching Couples Package

    Deluxe Villa Special

    Come and stay at Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach and enjoy all the facilities within the park, go whale watching & enjoy an Oyster tour! Enjoy seven nights at Pambula Beach during the whale watching season staying in a fully self-contained two-bedroom Deluxe Villa.
    Includes: - three hour whale watching cruise with Freedom Charters - Oyster Tour at Wheelers Oyster Farm All this is for $1099 for 2. This offer is only available between 4 October - 30 November 2016.

    Use the promo code WHALECOUPLE2016

  • Whale Watching Family Package

    Superior Bush Villa Special

    Come and stay at Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach and enjoy all the facilities within the park, plus go whale watching. Enjoy seven nights at Pambula Beach during the whale watching season staying in a fully self-contained two-bedroom bush villa for two adults and two children.
    Includes: - three hour whale watching cruise with Freedom Charters - Kids Club voucher to the value of $40 This is for $1099 per family. This offer is only available between 4 October - 30 November 2016 for two adults and two children. Each extra child is $100.

    Use the promo code WHALEFAMILY2016

  • Freecall: 1800 677 808
  • Phone: (02) 6495 6363
  • Fax: (02) 6495 8701
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Our accommodation

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Deluxe - Luxury Spa Villas

Sleeps 5 / From $195

Sleeps up to 5

Truly luxurious 4.5 star accommodation, with that little bit extra. Indulge in your large corner spa bath. Sleeps up to 5 guest with a maximum of 4 adults.

Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach Deluxe Villa

Deluxe Villa

Sleeps 6 / From $169

Sleeps up to 6

Very comfortable villa with everything you’ll want and need, including full kitchen, climate control, even a washing machine.

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Deluxe Villa

Sleeps 5 / From $169

Sleeps up to 5

Very comfortable villa with everything you’ll want and need, including full kitchen, climate control, even a washing machine.

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Superior Oceanview Villa

Sleeps 6 / From $144

Sleeps up to 6

The ultimate in spacious and luxurious villa accommodation. Complete with 2 bathrooms and two bedrooms, our Superior Oceanview Villas are ideal for families or friends travelling together.

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Superior Oceanview Villa

Sleeps 5 / From $144

Sleeps up to 5

The ultimate in spacious and luxurious villa accommodation. Complete with 2 bathrooms and two bedrooms, our Superior Oceanview Villas are ideal for families or friends travelling together.

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Superior Oceanview Villa

Sleeps 4 / From $144

Sleeps up to 4

These superior villas are the ultimate in spacious and luxurious villa accommodation. Complete with 2 bathrooms and two bedrooms, our Superior Oceanview Villas are ideal for families or friends travelling together.

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Superior - Bush Villas

Sleeps 5 / From $138

Sleeps up to 5

Set amongst the trees, this 4 star villa is ideal for your getaway. Sleeps up to 5 guests - you’ll feel right at home. Great covered verandah where you can take in...

Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach Superior Apartment (3 Bedroom)

Superior - Apartments (3 Bedroom)

Sleeps 7 / From $190

Sleeps up to 7

Plenty of room to sleep up to 7 guests comfortably. Double shower, washing machine and dishwasher. Enjoy 3.5 star open plan surroundings with all linen provided. Maximum of 5 adults.

Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach Superior 2 Bed - Kitchen

Superior - Apartments (2 Bedroom)

Sleeps 6 / From $159

Sleeps up to 6

Roomy open plan layout to sleep up to 6 guests comfortably.  Double shower, washing machine and dishwasher. Maximum of 5 adults.

Superior - Apartment (2 Bedroom/King Option)

Superior - Apartment (2 Bedroom/King Option)

Sleeps 6 / From $159

Sleeps up to 6

Comfortable two bedroom cabin that sleeps 6.  Double shower, washing machine and dishwasher. Maximum of 5 adults.

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Standard Beach Cabin

Sleeps 3 / From $101

Sleeps up to 3

Stay in our Standard Cabins with Double Bed and Single Bed, complete with your own balcony to relax and enjoy the sunset at the end of the day.

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Budget Cabin 6 Berth

Sleeps 6 / From $97

Sleeps up to 6

Traditional styled one bedroom cabin, with ensuite and kitchenette.  Relax on your covered patio. Maximum of 4 adults.

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Budget Cabin 4 Berth

Sleeps 4 / From $92

Sleeps up to 4

Traditional styled one bedroom cabin, with ensuite and kitchenette.  Relax on your covered patio. Maximum of 2 adults.

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Powered Ensuite Caravan Site

Sleeps 8 / From $53

Sleeps up to 8

Experience the joy of camping with the convenience of your own ensuite bathroom.

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Powered Ensuite Camping Site

Sleeps 8 / From $53

Sleeps up to 8

Experience the joy of camping with the convenience of your own ensuite bathroom.

Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach Powered Sullage Site

Powered Sullage Site

Sleeps 8 / From $38

Sleeps up to 8

A medium sized site suitable for equipment 4.9 to 8.2 metres (17 to 27 ft) in length (half of our sites provides a concrete slab suitable for an annex).  Site is...

Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach Powered Site

Powered Sites

Sleeps 8 / From $38

Sleeps up to 8

Powered Sites are suitable for vans 4.9-8m

Unpowered Site

Unpowered Site

Sleeps 8 / From $34

Sleeps up to 8

Unpowered Sites are suitable for vans 4.9-8m

Prices listed for accommodation are for the next 14 days and are subject to change.

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Pambula Beach Specials

Kids Stay Free!

*Winter Special

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Stay 4 Weeks, Pay 3 Weeks!

Come Join Our Winter Family

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Superior Bush Villa Special

Jump Into Winter

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Kids Stay Free & Oyster Tour!

Pre-Summer Holidays Special

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Deluxe Villa Special

Whale Watching Couples Package

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Superior Bush Villa Special

Whale Watching Family Package

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