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Balgowlah, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked a disability suite to help accommodate my mum who had a broken shoulder. Very modern suite and good size. Handy to the Townsville hospital too. Very close to a number of large shopping centres. Bins from service station next door were just on the other side of the fence and were so stinky u had to shut the...

Thank Anne-Marie C
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at this park. Park was very clean and well maintained. Gardens have improved so much since our last stay. Only addition needed is more shade around and over the pool. The weather here is so extreme and to show some sun smart initiative would be great.

Thank gypsies122
Broome, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights on a powered site with an ensuite and were very happy with everything. The sites are large, private and spacious. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The gardens are well manicured and looked after well. They offer a fuel and food discount from the adjoining service station. Very pet friendly.

Thank Nicola W
Rapperswil, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 December 2016

ok for one night but nothing nice. it is built very minimalistic and not made for a longer stay. but a good destination for a break during your trip. there are lots of better big4 parks in australia..

Thank maurin936
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The pool is probably the highlight, as well as the friendly staff. The kids play area is also nice and new, all is kept clean the ought the park. Probably the only real let down is the fact that it is on the highway, and there is nothing blocking your swim from the passing traffic.. The park also shares its...

1Thank Elisha W
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here overnight on the way up to cape york and on the way back. Great for kids. Amenities were clean. The bacon and egg rolls at the attached servo were the best ever. Wouldn't advise camping near the camp kitchen as there were a lot of backpackers.

2Thank Belinda E
Tanunda, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This would be the worst site I have ever stayed at in 30 years. Facilities are old and worn, tiny camp kitchen, and pool which overlooks an old wall and service station, so they can all look at you while swimming. We got parked at the front directly behind 3 cool room compressors, so needless to say we didn't get...

5Thank John I
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Just stayed here for a night stopover in Townsville. A really nice park with a lovely pool, big children's play area and almost spotless toilet/shower block. The lady checking us in was very kind and helpful. They also offer various deals and money off in the shop/cafe and petrol station. I would highly recommend this for any families with children...

Thank Lee W
Danella_FreeSpirit, Senior Operations Manager at BIG4 Walkabout Palms Townsville, responded to this review

Hi Lee W Thanks for your kind words and recommendation - much appreciated. We love knowing you've enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that we get to welcome you back again in future. Kind regards Danella

Childers, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A very friendly well maintained caravan park giving easy access to the city and local shopping centres. The park is far enough from the road to alleviate traffic noise.The sites are a good size and easy to access. The whole park is secured by good fencing and has electronic opening gates for guests. The amenities are not locked so keys...

Thank jswannx2
Danella_FreeSpirit, Senior Operations Manager at BIG4 Walkabout Palms Townsville, responded to this review

Hi "jswannx2" Thanks for staying with us and for your lovely review. We love knowing you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially that our staff were friendly, and you found our location nice and easy too. We will be sure to share our kind words with our entire team too and thank them for their efforts. Kind regards Danella

Hay Point, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night on way to Cairns. Kids had there bikes stolen stored between caravan and ensuite after midnight. Management did not seem surprised and seemed to be aware who the offenders were. Security questionable, 6 foot fence down the northern side of the park would help!

Thank cazsnow73
Danella_FreeSpirit, Senior Operations Manager at BIG4 Walkabout Palms Townsville, responded to this review

Hi "cazsnow73" Thanks for staying with us and apologies that you encountered an issue during your stay. Unfortunately the bikes were not locked and there was little that we could do apart from show empathy towards the unfortunate situation and give you the number of the police. There are opportunists in our area and we are working with the local...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about BIG4 Walkabout Palms Townsville

Address: 6 University Rd | Wulguru, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: ₹ 4,424 - ₹ 8,647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“All cabins are well located, some Eco units. Caravan sites are with or without power.all sites are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Eco villas are a bit more expensive, but larger and more comfortable than the older cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles rdav0366, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“unpowered sites would be quieter than those at the front, but just make sure yours will be big enough for your needs when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles H7578HSstephenk, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Eco cabins are large and we heard very little noise”
 of 5 bubbles P7925HUpeterp, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Need to keep away from Permanents if possible”
 of 5 bubbles 813dereks, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
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