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Tropical Beach Caravan Park
Ranked #6 of 16 Speciality Lodging in Bowen
tasmania
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Top marks to the owners of this caravan park”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

It was an absolutely beautifully clean and tidy cabin in which we spent 3 nights. Pity it wasn't longer. Our cabin was extremely close to the water, had a lovely tiny sunny deck with 2 chairs and a table. Inside was very comfortable with a flat screen tellie, ensuite and kitchenette.
The amenities blocks are also very clean and if they were to be updated, this would be the icing on the cake.
The park is dog friendly which is great. It's a short drive to the shops or a longer bike ride.
I didn't see any children - just very friendly older people from all over Australia.
Many thanks - your extra clean caravan park was a joy to visit.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 1 May 2013

We stayed in one of the new cabins right on the waterfront, we loved our stay here, the cabin was spotlessly clean and had everything you'd need, although the frypan really needed replacing as it had most of the teflon scratched off. Being right on the beach front we could take lovely walks up the beach. There are no takeaways or restaurants in walking distance so you really need to take what you need or be prepared to drive, we used the barbeque most nights and it was kept lovely and clean, the grounds were also kept beautifully. Don't arrive at lunch time because they close for a couple of hours, we weren't told about this and arrived not long after they closed, we rang the bell for service, but ended up having to come back later to check in. Some of our friends were in caravans and they mentioned the amenities block was in need of an update, but we loved our stay here and hope to return in the future.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Janngary
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Morag P, Owner at Tropical Beach Caravan Park, responded to this review, 5 May 2013
We are glad to hear that the reviewer was happy with their accommodation and the cleanliness of the Park and that they enjoyed their stay with us. We look forward to their return.

Its unfortunate that when they arrived the service bell was not responded to however we do attempt to have someone available to respond to the accommodation bell at all times whether the office is open or not. Of course there may be occasions where this is impossible. As with most accommodation providers our check in time is 2pm.

In regards to our amenities block being in need of an update - we are currently in the process of updating our amenities and stage 1 of the rennovations has just been completed. Photos of the rennovated amenities will be posted soon.
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sarina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Great place to stay , very quiet well maintained . A nice little pool in a shady area .
The amenities could certainly do with an upgrade but were clean .
Not a real kid friendly park though. More suited for older couples .

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank patricia c
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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Each year our winter months are spent at Tropical Beach Caravan Park, Bowen. We enjoy the friendliness of the Parker Family and the park patrons. It is a very well run park, the grounds and sites are well maintained and there is a lovely pool and surrounds. Amenities, although not new, are adequate and always kept splotless. Special functions are organised throughout the months we are there. A plus for dog owners is that it is a dog friendly park.
We have no hesitation in recommending the park.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Brian B
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Mullumbimby, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2013

We have stayed at Tropical Beach Caravan Park for the past 3 years and each time we drive up to the park it feel like coming home. Having travelled Australia for the past 4 years we have seen a lot of parks and this is by far the friendliest. Everyone greets you like a family member who has been away. We love the happy hour with people we have met over the years. And the glorious weather and beautiful sunsets make it a very special place to be.
Greg also loves the fishing and proximaty to the golf course !!!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Marianne F
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Echuca, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2013

We have been coming to Tropical Beach caravan park every winter for the last 8 years,the park is in a great location on the beach and next to good 9 hole golf course.The Parker family are friendly and run a very clean and tidy park,we have found them to be very helpful should anybody need help at any time.If you fish or play golf,walk or just relax it is a great place to stay.

Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank ron b
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ACT, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2013

This caravan park is ideally situated 5mins drive from retail centre which has a Woolworth's. It is also a 5mins drive (or pleasant walk through oceanfront parkland) to the idyllic Horseshoe Bay which is a great spot for snorkeling to view coral and fish, or to swim and relax on the beach. The golf course is about 150m from the caravan park and guests meet out the front most mornings for an early 9 holes, comps including for Vets are also available. Two nearby bowls clubs offer social bowls most days. The caravan park is a well managed friendly family business. It is neat and tidy with a grassed area at oceanfront to relax and watch the ocean at sunset. Powered sites including some with ensuites (our preference) and cabins for those who don't like to tow a van

Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Pat and Marie M
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Property: Tropical Beach Caravan Park
Address: Howard Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Bowen
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Ranked #6 of 16 Speciality Lodging in Bowen
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Hotel Class:4 star — Tropical Beach Caravan Park 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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