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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We camped with a group of friends over the Australia Day weekend and absolutely loved it. This park is a hidden gem with large sites, great facilities including a sensational camp kitchen, pool etc. The park is located on the water, however, we took our boats to the ramp up the road (approx 2 min drive) as the water is...

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Hi Bec, thank you for your fantastic review of Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster! We are so glad you and your friends found us and had an enjoyable weekend for Australia Day. The greatest compliment is return guests, so we really do look forward to seeing you again next time in our little piece of hidden paradise!

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Overnight stay for us on our way back to Melbourne, check in was quick and easy with friendly staff. We had a pool cabin which was very clean and modern. Can't fault cabin or location within the park with it being close to everything. Would love to stay longer here. Would definitely come back!

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Hi KittyKo and thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Thank you for staying with us on your way through to Melbourne and we were pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Pool Cabin, including the cleanliness and location Thank you also for your kind comments about our friendly staff! You will most definitely...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had 10 nights in a cabin facing the lake wonderful sunsets, quiet, very clean & tidy.Only a short drive to a good shopping center, small drive to nice beaches & coffee shops,nice restaurants just a short drive to Forster township.

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Thank you for your lovely review Margaret! We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed the park and your stay with us and in particular those beautiful sunsets! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Bensville, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have stayed in this venue regularly over the past few years. In this time they have continually updated the ground adding separate toilet/laundry buildings, a new pool, concreting the road and adding a fantastic camp kitchen. The sites are very large, especially the lakefront sites. We always book a waterfront site and fit our camper trailer, a boat and...

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Thanks so much for your fantastic review and for being a regular visitor to the park! We really appreciate your comments detailing the park upgrades and the beautiful lakefront sites. Also love your tips about site location, crabbing and fishing! Thanks so much for your five star review and recommendation to come and find us. Looking forward to seeing you...

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 9 days with 2 other couples and thoroughly enjoyed the place The sites by the water have great views and are huge , our Motorhome with the boat and car trailer behind it is 19 metres long and we were able to fit on the site without any trouble The dump point has good access for...

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Hi Robin, Many thanks for your great review and 5/5 rating! Sounds like your group had a fantastic stay for your nine nights and enjoyed the park facilities and ability to launch your boat from the park. Thanks for the feedback about the fish cleaning facility, we will take that onboard for future improvements. So glad that you found the...

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Friendly reception from managers and beautifully maintained park. Sites are extra large with lush green lawns. We were told they now had 5-star rating. Amenities told different story. Definitely room for improvement here. Clean and tidy but certainly not 5-star!Were given all rates for different options but weren't told that rates increased by $11 per night if staying over Friday...

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GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster, responded to this review

Dear Vicki Thank you so much for your feedback, and lovely comments about our park and managers. All of our rates are listed on our website, nonetheless we will speak with our team and ensure they are quoting for the entire stay. Regards The Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Team

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome sums this place up In a word The staff are the friendliest we Have encountered over the last Few days travelling and the Cabin we stayed in was well worth the money . Its more suited to the older traveller but does cater to families with a heated pool and games room. We tried fishing in the lake but...

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GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster, responded to this review

Dear Bigtoneoo74 Wow, thank you so much for your fabulous review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your wonderful review about our team, I will most certainly pass your lovely comments on. We hope to see you back again soon - we'll have a chat with the fish and make sure they...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped overnight at this fantastic park booking a lakeside cabin. Friendly, happy staff who are obviously a great team. Reception, cleaning, maintenance, gardeners all create a terrific facility. The location lakeside just adds to the experience. Will definitely return.

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Thank Bruce and Jan M
RedKaryn, Guest Relations Manager at Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster, responded to this review

Dear Bruce & Jan Thank you so much for your outstanding 5 star review. Thanks also for your wonderful comments about our team at Lakeside they work hard to keep all of our visitors and residents happy and I will be sure to pass your compliments on to them. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards The Gateway...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Quiet clean and peaceful. Had a ball...😀. Easy to find and great rooms to enjoy with family. Great views to take in whilst enjoying the peace and quiet. Would recommend for families looking for a good yet cost effective getaway.

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Thank Oz G
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Huge sites for bigger caravans. Perfect views. Super clean toilets and amenities. Very well maintained park. Nice people running the place and its so close to Forster. One of the better ones we've stayed at and we will definitely be back!!!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster is a 4 star park located in the mid north coast of New South Wales, just 3.5 hours north of Sydney, this is a popular tourist destination. With easy access to spectacular waterways, local patrolled pristine beaches, rivers, and hinterlands. The Great Lakes region offers secluded national parks. Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster is only minutes to Forster town centre, shopping, restaurants, cafes and golf courses. The park is set on 12 pristine acres, with established gardens, offering the largest sites in the region and wide lake frontage. Some facilities at this well appointed holiday park include - resort style pool - playground - BBQ facilities - camp kitchen - basketball court - TV room - games room - conference room - universal access bathroom - dump point. Secura Lifestyle Holiday Parks are dedicated to providing you with the best holidays possible and wish to advise some locations are undergoing development as we continue to improve our parks. You may experience some noise during your stay, for further details, please contact our friendly park managers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster

Address: 13 Tea Tree Road, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia (Formerly Gateway Lifestyle Lakeside Forster)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range: RM355 - RM711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Secura Lifestyle Lakeside Forster 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Book a waterfront site - not much more but better sites.”
 of 5 bubbles Ziggyfudge, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“over looking the lake”
 of 5 bubbles Australianjen, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Pick one of the water front cabins. It is well worth it.”
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 of 5 bubbles HappyHills4, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Paid wifi too available. The sites are flat and some scattered trees. The park side is bush area.”
 of 5 bubbles 175wendyt, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Take a site on the lake if you can. Not a hotel but a family resort/caravan park”
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