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Crocodile Caravan Park

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like the rest of Lightning Ridge, the Crocodile is a wonderfully unique caravan park run by an equally unique (in a nice kind of way) owner, Lionel. The friendship he exudes rubs off on everyone, as does the friendliness of all the locals we met. Although the van sites are smallish, they are all grassed, unlike the bare earth of...

Thank Adrian P
Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a cabin which came with linen for the double bed. There were bunks too but we didn't need them. The cabin was well equipped and nothing was broken, unlike some other cabins I've stayed in. No wifi which was a bit disappointing, but we lived. Owners of the park were very friendly.

Thank crazypup
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My family thoroughly enjoyed staying at this wonderful caravan park. With the threat of a croc (statue), pool, clean and well maintained amenities, close to attractions in the main street this park is a gem. With friendly staff at the park and all the attractions, we had a great experience in The Ridge.

Thank Kristy R
Warnervale, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A little apprehensive at first as no mention in a Caravan magazine, however concerns quickly evaporated (makes me question the credibility of these magazines?). Very happy with phone booking with Lionel, the owner for a powered van site. Received warm welcome on arrival from Lionel's daughter, Alicia, who walked us to our site to make sure we were happy. This...

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Small well run park. Very pet friendly with grassy caravan sutes. You can walk to IGA, hardware, bakery and oodles of opal shops. Very enjoyable stay. Pub across the road and the bowling club just up the road.

Thank Ruth O
Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Have been "chasing opal" in all opal mining areas for years. Over that time we have tried most parks in the Ridge and now just book into the Crocodile. The facilities are rustic but kept very clean and water is hot. The best part is the camp kitchen and the hosts Deb, Lionel and Aleisha. They make everyone feel part...

1Thank Opalchaser
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We booked 2 cabins for 3 adults and 5 kids who really enjoyed this stay. Was close to everything, awesome camp kitchen, clean and well maintained pool and very tidy cabins. Will definitely book this park when we head that way again :)

Thank Tina R
Junee, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Small park family owned & operated. Extremely friendly & welcoming. Great location on the Main Street within walking distance to the pub, bowls club, iga & local opal dealers. The park's swimming pool is a very welcome relief at this time of year. Fantastic camp kitchen, good clean amenities & good laundry area. I imagine this place will be packed...

Thank P4939YZmarkk
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Very happy with accommodation Cabin was clean and spacious Staff very polite and friendly . Quick walk down the road to club for a great meal. Caravan park very quiet. We would very happily stay here again

1Thank Shelley E
Bellingen, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Only a short walk to all Ridge facilities, tavern next door, bowlo nearby for meals. Friendly family proprietors, 1 and 2 B/R cabins, character amenities, pool, popular bbq, games, dining area. Interesting fellow travellers, opportunity to meet and yarn with a genuine miner!

Thank Doug W

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A very friendly boutique park within walking distance to all facilities (pub, club, shopping and Post Office).Enjoy the family atmosphere and a great camp kitchen where you get to meet and greet the locals and tourists at Happy Time each afternoon. We also do bookings to all attractions on offer. While there ask how the park got it's name. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crocodile Caravan Park

Address: 5 Morilla St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Lightning Ridge
Price Range: RM278 - RM364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“The ensuite cabins are great (numbers 1 through to 6).”
143RobS, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I don't think choice of cabin really mattered because after dark Lightning Ridge was extremely quiet.”
stevey683, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 5 was great, thank you.”
Ippy47, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All cabins and vans are well spaced so privacy and peace assured”
theresak86, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If travelling there for Easter Festival, book well in advance so you don't miss out”
510deannab, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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