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Kurri Kurri, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location, friendly staff and clean amenities. This park suits all age groups. I would highly recommend it but would like to keep this part of paradise a secret. Fishing is great as you can use either the river or the beach. A wonderful place to holiday

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East Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Manning Point Big4 for over 5 years at this time of the year and love the place , beach / river and the bowling club nearby, great park and sites with trees and grass, great park for families Just rebooked again

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Kununurra, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Nice shady Caravan sites. Walking distance to Bowling club, Beach,River & shop. This park has a large lagoon pool complete with slide, toddlers pool & spa.The park also features a games room,camp kitchen , bbq's & jumping pillow for the kids. The amenities were clean & well appointed. Lovely gardens surround the pool area. We found the staff to be...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We visited for the first time in January. Huge camp sites, clean & well presented. We were told it is under new management & it is clear with all the activity that improvements are being made.We found it relaxing and friendly. It was much appreciated that our small dog was allowed as this is what people are looking for these...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Tidy, friendly and great for kids, camp sites are huge.... Clean ammenities, pool is resort standard...no fires allowed.. only gripe would be that the website for gateway lifestyle is not current and still under construction which made it confusing to research.. googles east ocean shores (previous name) instead..

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GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores, responded to this review

Dear Kate Thank you so much for taking the time to review our park, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. My apologies for your challenges with our website, I have passed onto our IT department to investigate. Regards The Gateway Lifestyle Holiday Team

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this park on the way back from Cairns following recommendations from a number of people who have enjoyed stating there . It's a great location close to both beach and river Unfortunately the recent storms have washed away much of the foreshore which made access almost impossible and although there was signs of recent improvements , the roads and...

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GatewayLifestyleGLHP, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores, responded to this review

Hi Terry Thank you so much for your feedback and lovely comments about our team at Manning Point and the improvements we’ve undertaken. We do have a fabulous location as you mention, however like many along the East Coast of Australia we are at the mercy of the elements and unfortunately some major storms in recent months have seen the...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Nice and tidy... a great get away to unwind short walk to the beach and lake and short drive to do some shopping in Taree.Or not that far to Old Bar nice little town with beach and lake and things to do.

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renae h, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores, responded to this review

Hi annapetersen916. Receiving a five star review is the highest compliment someone can give us so it's a big thank you Anna from all the team here! We are delighted you enjoyed yourselves & had a nice unwinding getaway. We look forward to seeing you when you next come and stay with us. Thanks again for taking the time to...

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We phoned a couple of days before we arrived to book in....we had a camping trailer and two dogs and they allowed our two dogs...the staff were really friendly as were the permanent locals at the location. The location of the beach was fantastic and the dogs had a ball

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renae h, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores, responded to this review

Hi jocambell1 , It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed all of the facilities the park had to offer. We are blessed to be situated in such an beautiful coastal town. great to hear the dogs enjoyed themselves too. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

NSW, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We spent a weekend here and very much enjoyed our time. Our children spent the whole day going from the swings, to the jumping pillow, into the pool, down the slide and on their bikes. It was on repeat like that all day - from sun up to sun down. Our villa was opposite the swings so we could keep...

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renae h, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores, responded to this review

Hi A B, Thank you for taking the time to review our holiday park. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you made great use of all the facilities that the park has to offer. It's great to hear you and the kids enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your feedback, we love hearing from...

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Nice and quiet even over the weekend. No shops, no crowds, we had the beach largely to ourselves. The park is well kept, the ammenities clean, a nice pool and the staff were very friendly & helpful. If you're not into nature, fishing or just relaxing go to one of the big towns. We'll no doubt come back for another...

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renae h, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores, responded to this review

Receiving a five star review is the highest compliment someone can give us so it's a big thank you Reg V from all the team here! We are pleased you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves & had a nice & quiet getaway. We look forward to saying hello to you when you next come and stay with us. Thanks again for taking...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores is nestled between the ocean and river on the north coast of New South Wales in the Manning Valley. An aquatic lovers paradise, our beautifully landscaped park is just 100 metres walk through coastal rainforest to the ocean and 2 minutes to the river where you'll find our private jetties. Flathead, bream, whiting and flounder, this area is heaven for fishing fanatics with both beach and river fishing on our doorstep. Or enjoy surfing, swimming, body boarding and four-wheel driving along our beautiful beaches. Just minutes away you have access to magnificent national parks, farmers markets and vineyards. Or take a drive to the Ellenborough Falls, the second highest single drop waterfall in the southern hemisphere. Gateway Lifestyle Manning Point offers a wide range of fully self-contained accommodation to suit all styles and budgets, from villas and cabins to camping for tents, trailers, caravans and fifth wheelers. Manning Point is a 3 hour drive to Sydney and 50 minutes to Port Macquarie. Flights are available from the Taree Airport with direct flights to Sydney and Newcastle. Gateway 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 Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores

Address: 32 Manning St, Manning Point, New South Wales 2430, Australia (Formerly Gateway Lifestyle Manning Point)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Manning Point
Price Range: RM270 - RM465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateway Lifestyle East's Ocean Shores 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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“This is a caravan park, not a hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kimmichellemartin, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure when you book in to book for the full stay, we booked for one week and then decided to stay two to find out we had to move sites. Staff extremely helpful in helping us change sites. Well done.”
 of 5 bubbles 39vickim, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Remove wall radio from master room. Install fan for air circulation.”
 of 5 bubbles 221belindap, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the cabin I had was not air-conditioned, just fans, great in cooler months, there are plenty of aircon. cabins available”
 of 5 bubbles Australianjen, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We camped and had a great shady, quiet site, not too close to the street lights.”
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