Photo from Macleay Valley Coast Holiday Parks (Horseshoe Bay) Facebook Page
Bluewater Campers loves seeing their owners visit the hidden gems that Australia has to offer, that is why each month we are finding some of Australia’s best kept secrets and locations for you and your family to visit with your Bluewater Camper Trailer! Whether they are caravan and camping parks with all the amenities or off the beaten track bush camping we want to uncover them all!
The Horseshoe Bay Holiday Park in Coffs Harbour, it is nestled between hinterland, rivers and the ocean to make it one destination that is just too good to not stop at! The holiday park has unprecedented views of the hinterland, set on beach frontage that makes it easy to watch the sunrise over the ocean. Visit horseshoe bay for more information.
The Horseshoe Bay Holiday Park is located in between Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie in a picturesque town of South West Rocks, which is part of the Macleay Valley Coast. Not only does this park have powered sites available there are also 1 and 2 bedroom cabin options. These cabins have reverse cycle air-conditioning, kitchenette, bathroom, dining area, TV and outdoor setting.
In addition to the accommodation options throughout the park, it is also full of amenities for the whole family. There is free wifi for guests, laundry facilities, gas, ice, showers, toilets and a dump point. – Here’s the features and facilities.
PLUS, the park is also dog friendly! During low and mid-season, the park allows your furry best friend to accompany you on your stay. All powered and unpowered sites outside of high season allow a maximum of 1 small dog per site, you just must call them to book and register your dog at the time of booking and at check in. For more information check their website Macleay Valley Coast Holiday Parks.
Just outside the park there is a public barbecue area, kiosk and playground. All of this and the beautiful surroundings makes for an idyllic getaway. The restaurants surrounding the park are also highly recommended should you want to escape cooking for the night or if you want to grab some lunch while exploring the town and its surrounds
Within the town there are also many historical sites including Trial Bay Gaol, Smoky Cape Lighthouse – which is one of the oldest and tallest lighthouses in Australia. This leads onto Captain Cook’s lookout, joining the Smoky Cape walking track that follows through one of Australia’s largest remnant littoral rainforests. This is part of the Hat Head National Park, where you may come across swamp wallabies, swallow-tailed butterflies and epiphyte orchids.
There are also many other walking tracks available around the town which incorporate different parts of the national park. There is also the opportunity to explore Smoky Beach in your 4×4.
If you are feeling a bit more adventurous or prefer your adventures off land, have a look at an expedition to Fish Rock Cave, one of the best dive sites in the world, where you will see a large variety of marine life including grey nurse sharks. Book your dive with either South West Rocks Dive Centre or Fish Rock Dive Centre. Alternatively, there are many on and offshore areas for you to fish.
Depending on the time of year you are visiting South West Rocks has many events throughout the calendar year. Make sure you check out the upcoming events before your trip at VisitNSW.
It is easy to see reading through even the trip advisor reviews that most visitors recommend escaping to Horseshoe Bay Holiday Park during mid or low season to avoid cramped spots and the idea site location to enjoy the 180 degree breath taking views the park has to offer.
If you are looking to head off on your next trip why not give the Horseshoe Bay Holiday Park a call and make a booking now?