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  • National Tourism Accreditation
  • Trip Advisor - Certificate of Excellence 2016

You’ll relax the moment you arrive at Discovery Parks - Ballina (formerly Ballina Lakeside Holiday Park).

Our caravan park, in the picture perfect NSW Northern Rivers region, is just two hours from Brisbane and moments away from the Richmond River and Ballina Town Centre. Enjoy the great outdoors on Ballina’s river walks and extensive pathways for cycling, jogging, skateboarding or rollerblading. Go fishing, swimming and paddle boarding, or take a river cruise. Visit Ballina for craft shops, markets, quality...

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You’ll relax the moment you arrive at Discovery Parks - Ballina (formerly Ballina Lakeside Holiday Park).

Our caravan park, in the picture perfect NSW Northern Rivers region, is just two hours from Brisbane and moments away from the Richmond River and Ballina Town Centre. Enjoy the great outdoors on Ballina’s river walks and extensive pathways for cycling, jogging, skateboarding or rollerblading. Go fishing, swimming and paddle boarding, or take a river cruise. Visit Ballina for craft shops, markets, quality seafood and the Naval Maritime Museum. Make sure you drop by to see Ballina’s Big Prawn – and taste some of the famous local produce for yourself.

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Park Features

BBQ
Camp Kitchen
Dump Point
Kiosk
Laundry
WiFi
Playground
Games Room
Heated Pool
Gym
Putt-putt Golf
Disabled Access
Beach Volleyball
Bouncing Pillow
Movie Room
Conference Room
Family Bathroom
Kids Club (Seasonal)


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Things to See & Do

There is plenty to do and see in Ballina. Discovery Parks - Ballina provides you with a useful gateway to the area. With so much to do and see, make sure you give some of the attractions below a try!

The Big Prawn (7.3km)

Ballina is known for it’s aquatic life and tasty seafood, and Australia is known for having an obsession with big monuments to food. Knock the giant prawn off of your checklist in Ballina. You may even be lucky enough to see it during Ballina’s Prawn Festival in November!

Naval Maritime Museum (3.3km)

See Australia’s military history preserved in this fascinating museum, which displays many ships and boats that featured in many naval battles. You can also get a slice of history when you read about the ships lost in WW2 see historic models of ships built to carry the troops to war.

Ballina Swimming Pool and Waterslide (3.1km)

Ballina’s Olympic pool is in the town centre. It is fun for the whole family, with three pools for toddlers, multiple slides and picnic tables to have a nice relaxing meal after a day in the water. Take your kids and watch them have the time of their lives as they enjoy some of the best fun Ballina has to offer.

Sea Silks Gallery (3.5km)

Fans of art should not miss out on their opportunity to see Sea Silks Gallery. Kim Michelle Toft likes to paint marine life and coastal scenery, making for beautiful artwork that everyone in your family will love.

 

 

 

Park Activities

April School Holiday Activities

DATE TIME & ACTIVITY
1/04 Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM
Movie Night
7PM
3/04

Movie Night
7PM

4/04

Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM
Movie Night
7PM

5/04

Face Painting
2-4PM

Movie Night
7PM

6/04

Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM
Movie Night
7PM

7/04 Dance/Disco
5:30-7PM
8/04

Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM
Movie Night
7PM

11/04

Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM
Movie Night
7PM

12/04

Face Painting
2-4PM

Pony Ride
3-5PM

Movie Night
7PM

13/04

Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM
Movie Night
7PM

14/04 Dance/Disco
5:30-7PM
15/04 Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM

Movie Night
7PM

18/04 Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM

Movie Night
7PM

19/04 Face Painting
2-4PM

Movie Night
7PM

20/04 Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM

Pony Ride
3-5PM

Movie Night

7PM

21/04 Dance/Disco
5:30-7PM
22/04 Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM

Movie Night
7PM

24/04 Movie Night
7PM
25/04 Kids Club
10-11AM & 11:15AM-12:15PM

Movie Night
7PM

Deals & Packages

  • *$109 Cabins*

    APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

    The caravan life isn't for everyone and it can be hard to find time for play - so how about stay & play in a spot a bit bigger than the backyard? With selected cabins at $109* a night, take a few days off these April School Holidays and stay in a truly authentic spot in the company you love most.

    Use the promo code 109CABINS

  • *$99 Cabins*

    Cabin Sale

    It's warm, it's sunny, the pool is calling your name - you're looking for some summer fun. Relax in a cabin and have a getaway while the season smiles. Book a cabin at selected parks, with prices starting from $99*. Celebrate the new year with a holiday!

    Use the promo code 99CABINS

  • *FREE kayak or paddle board hire!

    for stays throughout April and May

    Stay 3 nights in either a cabin or site at Discovery Parks - Ballina and receive a ONE hour hire of either a paddle board or kayak for FREE. Valid for stays until 31 May 2017.

    Use the promo code BALAPR17

  • Early Bird Offer

    25% OFF

    Get in early and secure your stay at our park. When you book 28 days or more before you check in, get 25% off your stay. Valid for stays of minimum 3 nights.

    Use the promo code 28DAY

  • ON THE ROAD AGAIN

    Stay 9, Pay 7!

    The sun is still shining, the kids are heading back to school and Discovery Parks have some blissful sites for you to park your van or pitch a tent.
    With our Stay 9, Pay 7 Nights special offer you will have time to put your feet up AND explore some of Australia’s most beautiful places.
    Book a powered site in selected Discovery Parks between 29 Jan – 31 March 2017 for 9 nights and pay for only 7.

    Use the promo code OTRA17

  • Powered Site Special

    Stay 4, Pay 3

    Have a coastal getaway with Discovery Parks - Ballina. When you book 4 nights on a powered site, pay for only 3 nights. Offer valid for stays Monday to Thursday until 20 December 2017.

    Use the promo code BALPOW10

  • Phone: (02) 6686 3953
  • Fax: (02) 6686 8755
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Our accommodation

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Superior 3 Bedroom Waterview Villa - Exterior

Deluxe 3 Bedroom Waterview Villa

Sleeps 8 / From $189

Sleeps up to 8

These villas offer three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Superior Waterfront Villa - Exterior

Deluxe Waterfront Villa

Sleeps 7 / From $184

Sleeps up to 7

The Deluxe Waterfront Villa feature a spacious bathroom and two bedrooms.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Deluxe Villa Hub - Exterior

Deluxe Villa Hub

Sleeps 8 / From $164

Sleeps up to 8

Each cabin has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a queen bed in the main bedroom with ensuite and the second bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds.

Discovery Parks Ballina - Deluxe Spa Villa - Exterior

Superior Spa Villa

Sleeps 6 / From $174

Sleeps up to 6

This villa contains a spa bath and two bedrooms, both with a queen bed. This is the only cabin that allows for dogs but conditions do apply. If you are travelling with pets...

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Standard Waterfront Villa - Exterior

Superior Waterfront Villa

Sleeps 6 / From $169

Sleeps up to 6

The Superior Waterfront Villa feature two bedrooms with a large deck and BBQ with an outdoor setting facing Shaws Bay Lake.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Standard Villa - Exterior

Superior Villa

Sleeps 6 / From $154

Sleeps up to 6

The Superior Villa feature an outdoor eating area with a shade sail, air conditioning and two bedrooms.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Standard Waterfront Ensuite Cabin Exterior

Standard Waterfront Ensuite Cabin

Our Standard Waterfront Ensuite Cabin has a well equipped kitchen, bathroom, air conditioning and a patio area for eating.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Standard Ensuite Cabin - Exterior

Standard Ensuite Cabin

Sleeps 6 / From $99

Sleeps up to 6

Our Standard Ensuite Cabins have a well equipped kitchen, bathroom, air conditioning and a patio area for eating.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Economy Waterfront Studio - Exterior

Economy Waterfront Studio

Sleeps 2 / From $85

Sleeps up to 2

Enjoy the outdoor area with seating and spectacular water views. The kitchen has a small oven and hotplates. There is one bedroom.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Economy Studio Cabin- Exterior

Economy Studio Cabin

Sleeps 2 / From $80

Sleeps up to 2

These cabins have a TV and air conditioning as well as a double bed with linen provided and a private bathroom.

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Economy Cabin - No Ensuite - Exterior

Economy Cabin - No Ensuite

Sleeps 2 / From $75

Sleeps up to 2

These budget-friendly cabins offer a TV, one double bed and one set of single bunk beds.

Discovery Parks Ballina  - Ensuite Powered Site

Ensuite Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $52

Sleeps up to 6

The ensuite powered sites features a concrete pad. You also have the added benefit of lockable storage, shelving and hanging space. If you are travelling with pets, please contact the park before booking -...

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Powered Site

Powered Site - Waterfront

Sleeps 6 / From $45

Sleeps up to 6

We have multiple powered sites all with great access to the facilities you need. If you are travelling with pets, please contact the park before booking - conditions apply. Park is not pet friendly...

Discovery Parks - Ballina - Standard Powered Site

Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $42

Sleeps up to 6

We have multiple powered sites all with great access to the facilities you need. If you are travelling with pets, please contact the park before booking - conditions apply. Park is not pet friendly...

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

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Ballina Specials

APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

*$109 Cabins*

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Cabin Sale

*$99 Cabins*

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for stays throughout April and May

*FREE kayak or paddle board hire!

Book now

25% OFF

Early Bird Offer

Book now

Stay 9, Pay 7!

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Book now

Stay 4, Pay 3

Powered Site Special

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