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Crocodile Caravan Park

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Warnervale, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...

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Thank Paul R
Reviewed 13 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.

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Thank Ruth O
Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 26 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...

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Reviewed 2 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 :)

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Junee, Australia
Reviewed 22 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...

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Reviewed 8 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

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Bellingen, Australia
Reviewed 30 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!

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Thank Doug W
Inverell, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Booked this business from a recommendation but because of bad weather were unable to stay. Cancelled my booking six days before our stay by leaving a message on the answering machine that was apparently not received. Credit card was debited the cost of the booking - one night's stay. Shame.

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Debra B, Owner at Crocodile Caravan Park, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you feel we have been unfair to you by withdrawing money from your card. When you rang me to complain about the withdrawal you told me that you had rang and spoken to someone in the office (not left a message on the answering machine) and cancelled 2 days (not 6 days) prior to your arrival due...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I have been coming with church groups to stay at Crocodile Caravan Park for 13 years now (in the months of March, April, July and September), and the Park has only got better and better over this time. Lionel and Deb are the friendliest hosts you could wish for, and they look after us brilliantly. We sometimes have up to...

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Debra B, Owner at Crocodile Caravan Park, responded to this review

Thank you Rob for your kind review of our Park. We look forward to seeing yourself and your lovely group of people return to our Park every year. We have met so many beautiful people since owning the park and made many friendships along the way. It's groups like yours who make our time here enjoyable.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $88 - $115 (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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