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4.6 out of 5

"Been here before never disappoints. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 04 Jun 2022

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Darawank awaits you at Discovery Parks - Forster. You'll be 7.1 km (4.4 mi) from The Big Buzz Fun Park and 11.7 km (7.3 mi) from The National Motorcycle Museum. Highlights at this holiday park include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and free WiFi.

All 44 accommodations feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy balconies, coffee/tea makers, and irons/ironing boards. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient.

This pet-friendly holiday park offers free WiFi in public areas, a game room, and a terrace. Added amenities include a coffee shop/cafe, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 3.5-star Darawank holiday park include Diamond Beach and Forster Town Beach.

Economy Studio Cabin (External Ensuite)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$163* Per night/room 20 Jul. - 21 Jul.

Deluxe 1 Bedroom Riverview Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe 2 Bedroom Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Studio Cabin

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard 2 Bedroom Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe 2 Bedroom Riverview Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Discovery Parks - Forster ratings based on 173 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Discovery Parks - Forster

Everyone (65) Couples (29) Family (80)
5 out of 5
Been here before never disappoints.

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2022

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4 out of 5
The Riverview cabins had a beautiful view and the staff are soo friendly/

Posted by on 16 May 2022

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4 out of 5
Quite and fun for the kids

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2022

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5 out of 5
Everything is great

Posted by on 27 Feb. 2022

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Feb. 2022

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5 out of 5
Was a great location. Beautiful and quite and loved that animals are allowed.

Posted by on 20 Jan. 2022

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5 out of 5
We had a cabin by the river, wow just wow. We have stayed here numerous times and it never disappoints it’s fabulous. Grandkids live locally and can come and spend the day, facilities are great. This is now officially our new home when we visit family in the area. New Reno’s are lovely!

Posted by on 20 Oct. 2021

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5 out of 5
Great!

Posted by on 28 Jul. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Aug. 2021 by Sam

G’day there, thanks for staying with us at Discovery Parks - Forster and taking 5 to provide your kind words. We’re ecstatic your stay with us was 5-Stars and you felt your stay was great! We hope to see you stay again. Kind Regards, the Discovery Parks team.

4 out of 5
The staff were nice and friendly, the place was easy to find, the cabin was lovely but the linen on the bed wasn’t clean as there was a couple of what appeared to be bloodstains on the doona that we found and they looked like they might of been there awhile, And the wifi didn’t work either

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Jun. 2021 by Sam

G’day there, thanks for staying with us at Discovery Parks - Forster. We’re so happy to read you liked your stay with us and are especially glad you found our staff to be helpful during your time in our park. We’ll be sure to pass your positive comments on to management, as well as your other feedback regarding the doona and WiFi! Thank you for taking the time to provide your thoughts. We look forward to having you over again soon. Kind Regards, the Discovery Parks team.

5 out of 5
Stayed in a river view cabin, amazing views. Arrived late, lights were turned on, aircon was on heating the cabin for when we arrived. We will be staying here again, next time for longer.

Posted by on 16 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 May 2021 by Sam

G'day there, thanks for staying with us at Discovery Parks - Forster and taking the time to leave your kind words. We're thrilled to read you loved your time with us and especially enjoyed our awesome river view cabin with its amazing views. It's great to have everything you need in one spot when holidaying. We hope to welcome you back to our park soon, hopefully for longer next time! Kind Regards, the Discovery Parks team.

About the Discovery Parks - Forster

Location 99 Aquatic Road, Darawank, NSW 2428

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/cafe on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Discovery Parks - Forster. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Darawank holiday park is smoke free.

  • 44 guestrooms or units
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Discovery Parks - Forster offers 44 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations at this 3.5-star holiday park have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers. This Darawank holiday park provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 25-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 5:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 5:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 15.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: AUD 15.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 0.9 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.