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Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Thirroul, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Prepaid for a cabin plus a powered site 10 January 2017. The cabin could not be used (hot smelly no aircon) and next morning discovered the dump point blocked. It had obviously been blocked for a long time and spewing raw sewerage. No refund offered. Never again with this mob.

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Thank E5438FObrianr
CountrysideKalaru, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review E5438FObrianr. We were most disappointed to read your comments. We are very sorry to hear that you did not choose to use the cabin as it was very hot and the cabin does only have a fan. Thank you for notifying us about the dump point on your departure. We...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Kalaru is definitely worth a stop over if you are staying on the NSW South Coast. It is only 5 km from tathra but is a much quieter and cheaper alternative. Most of the customers are permanent residents. There are plenty of sites and the caretakers are friendly and easy going. The facilities aren't the most modern but they are...

Thank Fiona G
CountrysideKalaru, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru, responded to this review

Hi Fiona, Thank you for your lovely review of our peaceful Countryside Kalaru location! You are spot-on in saying that we are a good base for the Sapphire Coast and we are a much cheaper and quieter location, while being so close to Tathra and the coast. We are so pleased that you found our team to be friendly and...

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We love this park and visit annually with friends and family. Extremely kid friendly and the staff are wonderful. Being dog friendly is a bonus and we bring ours along for the family holiday. Although unfortunately for our 2 week stay in Jan 2017, there was a German Shepard barking incessantly 24/7 from a resident cabin across from us, which...

Thank Meagan S
CountrysideKalaru, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru, responded to this review

Hi Meagan, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are so glad you can join us a Countryside Kalaru every year and that you find us so kid and dog friendly! We are very sorry to learn that a nearby barking dog impacted your stay. If this happens again, please let us know...

Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We had an absolutely great time here. Firstly the staff are so friendly, from making reservation to check in and during our stay, a lot of people could take a leaf out of their book for customer service as it was spot on. The park was quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of the big parks, and still had...

Thank Deb L
Management response:

Hi Deb, Thank you for such a lovely review! We really appreciate your comments on our "spot on" customer service. So glad you could escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy our tranquil countryside location. Thank you for highly recommending us and we hope to welcome you back again soon :)

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Stayed in a cabin. Everything was clean, staff friendly and helpful. Bedding, towels and kitchen utensils, TV, heater, fan, toilet, shower and bathroom sink, car space, kids play equipment supplied. It is old but everything was in working order. I could not fault this place. It is not 5 star luxury so don't expect it. I stayed with my niece....

Thank kerrytad
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor Kerry! Thank you for your feedback on the cabin and the park and that you found everything clean and comfortable. We were pleased that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful and you enjoyed our quiet location. We hope to welcome you back again one...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We are grey nomads, on the road from Perth for nearly 20 months now. This park rates in our top three or four so far. Very clean facilities, nice sunny sites, reasonable cost and helpful staff. We'd like to make special mention of a bloke the permanents called "JP". He could not do enough for us, especially helpful on a...

2Thank Maccamurrah
GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru, responded to this review

Dear Macca and Toots! Thanks you so much for your outstanding review of our park, we are very proud of our team, they do such a wonderful job and it's fantastic when they get singled out for attention - we will be sure to pass on your comments. Regards The Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Team

Reviewed 6 June 2016

On enquiry they wanted to charge $310 aprox for 6 nights incl june long weekend for a powered van site. No compromise due to management's direction. Plus a major storm in area was making travel difficult. They already only had one other booking. NO WONDER. So we booked with a big4 for same period at $202.00. No more needs to...

1Thank Richard F
Bussum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We had a powered site for AU$31. Friendly staff, and above all: the reception has also a campshop and snackbar. Great pizza's! Amenities clean and sufficient Very close to forest, nice nature experience. A little further from the coast, but a nice quite atmosphere.

1Thank KleineBeuk
GatewayLifestyleHP, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to hear your enjoyed your stay at Gateway Lifestyle Countryside Tathra. We love our pizzas too. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2014

came here after spending 7 days in cessnock what a contrast in caravan parks good helpful staff clean toilet block, clean laundry,camp kitchen well appointed, kids hour every day movie shown for kids every night at 7 parents movie at 9. Big grassy sites will fit all size caravans. Only 5 km from tathra beach no traffic noise . Great...

5Thank Gary D
GatewayLifestyleHP, Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Parks at Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for recommending Gateway Lifestyle Countryside Tathra to other travellers. I'm sure our managers and staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru is a 3.5 star park located in the beautiful Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, and is close to Bega and Merimbula. With easy access to the centre of town, Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru is about 5 minutes from the coastal village of Tathra, famous for its historic steamer wharf; a popular fishing platform. Surrounded by lagoons, rivers, beaches and national parks, you will relish these captivating sights. The park is set on 12 grassy acres, this is the best of both words country and coastal. The network of walking tracks in the national parks takes you around the breathtaking coastline, past rugged cliffs and sea caves. Pristine beaches are safe for swimming and surfing while the lagoons and rivers cater for power boats, water skiing, sailing and canoeing. Some facilities at this well appointed holiday park include- – Pool – Playground – BBQ facilities – Jumping pillow – Convenience store with take-away – Camp kitchen – School holiday activities – Free Wi-Fi – Pet friendly ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru

Address: 3 Old Wallagoot Rd, Kalaru, New South Wales 2550, Australia (Formerly Gateway Lifestyle Countryside Tathra)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Kalaru
Price Range: ₹ 3,082 - ₹ 7,898 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Secura Lifestyle Countryside Kalaru 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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