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NSW Parks for Weekend Getaways with Friends

Planning a weekend getaway with your friends? Why not check out one of the many NSW Holiday Parks for a weekend filled with adventure, memories and lots of fun!

From coastal areas to bushland, there are plenty of parks in New South Wales that offer a wide range of activities and attractions. Whether you want to spend beach days coastal fishing, paragliding above Australia's stunning national parks, or just relaxing and taking in the beautiful scenery, Reflections Holidays are sure to have something for everyone.

With a range of larger accommodation options like cabins for 8 or 10 people, or separate cabins/sites near each other, book your stay with Reflections, for a fun group holiday to remember.

Best accommodation for group stays

Fishing at Evans Head Holiday Park

Fishing is a great outdoor activity to do with friends, ensuring you spend quality time together. Evans Head Holiday Park is the perfect spot for a fishing weekend getaway. Located on the North Coast of New South Wales, it has plenty of scenic spots and opportunities for beach and river angling.

With the beautiful beaches and estuaries at its doorstep, you'll be able to catch Bream, Flathead, Tailor, Jewfish and Whiting. With an abundance of fish and natural beauty, you'll be sure to have a great time fishing with your friends at Evans Head Holiday Park.

With brand new beach houses sleeping up to 8 people, Evans Head is perfect for a friend's getaway. Or set up camp, and enjoy the well-equipped, communal BBQ facilities and a camp kitchen.


Food and Wine at Wyangala Waters Holiday Park

When it comes to wineries in NSW, the Cowra Wine Region is known for its personalised wine tasting experiences, boutique bottle shops and award-winning wines. The area is home to six Australian wine producers and hosts wine tours as well as markets for tasting.

If you and your mates are wine enthusiasts, the Cowra Wine Region is the perfect place to visit. As for accommodation, Wyangala Waters Holiday Park is the nearest Reflections campsite, equipped with BBQ and kitchen facilities. Enjoy a wine or a few and unwind with your friends, surrounded by peaceful water views.

Glamping at Seal Rocks Holiday Park

Stop and smell the sea breezes. Just a 45-minute drive from Forster and 25 minutes from Blueys and Boomerang Beach on the Mid Coast of NSW, Seal Rocks Holiday Park is the perfect place to unwind and reconnect with family and friends. Nestled in a pristine pocket of paradise, between lush rainforest and the aptly-named Number One Beach, guests of the park can enjoy a taste of authentic seaside village life as they make memories to last a lifetime.

Based right on the beachfront, the park offers a fully furnished, lux glamping stay in the most enviable of locations. The two deluxe glamping tents have sumptuous beds, bedding and furnishings as well as a spacious outdoor deck to enjoy some time together with your best mates.

For more glamping accommodation, explore the range of ways to stay in safari tents and Bell tents at Reflections Holidays.

Surfing at Moonee Beach Holiday Park

Surfing is a great group activity, whether you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned professional. Moonee Beach Holiday Park is situated on a stunning coastline at the estuary of Moonee Creek, which is just a paddle away from Sapphire Beach or Moonee Beach, both of which have perfect waves for all levels of surfing.

With its BBQ facilities, camp kitchen and other amenities, this park is ideal for a fun road trip and weekend getaway with mates.

Golfing at Jimmys Beach Holiday Park

Golfing is another memorable activity with your friends. Hawks Nest Golf Club is one of the bestcourses in New South Wales, and it'slocated just a few minutes away from Jimmys Beach Holiday Park. This park is also equipped with many amenities for your convenience including BBQ facilities, camp kitchen and a playground for kids.

Hawks Nest Golf Club offers championship-rated 18-hole golfto challenge your skills as well as a club house and restaurant. With its beautiful scenery and challenging course, you and your friends are sure to have an unforgettable road trip experience golfing at Jimmys Beach.


Paragliding at Bonny Hills Holiday Park

If you and your friends have always wanted to try paragliding, then Bonny Hills Holiday Park is the perfect spot. Located just north of Port Macquarie, this park offers spectacular views of the ocean and its coastline. From here, you can take off from various sites in the area that provide excellent conditions for paragliding.

Bonny Hills offers modern and comfortable amenities such as BBQ facilities, a camp kitchen, and on-site laundry. With its stunning scenery and extensive activities, Bonny Hills is the perfect place to go for a fun road trip with your mates, and Bonny Hills Holiday Park is a great complementary accommodation.

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What do you do on a weekend with your friends?

There are lots of fun activities you can do with your friends on a weekend getaway. Depending on where you’relocated, some ideas could include camping, fishing, surfing, winery tours and golfing. You can also take fun road trips to explore different regions and go paragliding or skydiving. The best weekend getaways are those that take advantage of the weather and Australia’s natural landscape. Book a stay at a holiday park to spend your time exploring cool hiking trails, relaxed kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and lazy days on the best beaches in the world

Where should I go on a trip with my friends?

Australia has many great places to visit with your friends, from beaches to national parks. Some popular locations for a weekend getaway include the NSW North Coast and Mid North Coast, featuring holiday parks like Seal Rocks and Moonee Beach that will give lifetime memories. You can relax and play classic road trip games during the trip, before having a more adventurous experience while spending time at the local holiday parks.

How to prepare for a road trip with friends

There are a few general road trip tips to help you prepare for one with friends. Make sure you plan your route in advance, download your maps and an epic road trip playlist for the car journey. You can also download the Capra app to find trails and events.
Also, make a packing list ahead of time, so you don’t forget anything important. And lastly, be sure to check the traffic, so you're not spending hours unnecessarily in a long car ride.