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12 Fantastic Shoalhaven Region Holiday Parks for Families

With pristine white sand beaches, incredible nature experiences and cute country towns, the Shoalhaven region on the NSW South Coast is the ideal destination for a laidback family holiday

Bike riding in Huskisson
Bike riding in Huskisson

In this article, we explore some of the best holiday parks for kids in the Shoalhaven region. In fact, these caravan and camping havens are among the state’s best – several featured in our top 10 family holiday parks in NSW, as voted by readers in the annual Readers’ Choice Awards. 

From beachside campsites to idyllic riverside cabins, here are 12 fantastic options to consider for your next trip. 

12 of the Best Shoalhaven Holiday Parks for Kids

Book a stay at one of these fantastic Holiday Haven parks and you’re guaranteed a fun and relaxing break. 

1. Holiday Haven Kangaroo Valley

1. A family kayaking in Kangaroo Valley
A family kayaking in Kangaroo Valley

Go kayaking along the Kangaroo River under the historic Hampden Bridge, learn about history at the Pioneer Village and settle in in the beer garden at the Friendly Inn during a stay at this holiday park, which has a playground, basketball court, barbecue facilities and dog friendly options. Accommodation ranges from unpowered campsites through to two-bedroom cabins that sleep up to six people. 

2. Holiday Haven Shoalhaven Heads

2. Holiday Haven Shoalhaven Heads © Peter Izzard Photography
Holiday Haven Shoalhaven Heads © Peter Izzard Photography

Bordered by Seven Mile Beach and the Shoalhaven River, this multi-award winning holiday park is an ideal spot for water sports. Camp on the riverfront or soak up the serenity from the deck of a self-contained waterfront cabin at the park, which has a games room, heated pool, an undercover outdoor cinema and dog friendly options. It makes a great base to explore local family-friendly wineries, cafes and Jervis Bay. 

3. Holiday Haven Culburra Beach

3. A family at Holiday Haven Culburra
A family at Holiday Haven Culburra Beach

Located at the entrance to the Crookhaven River, Holiday Haven Culburra Beach is a great spot for fishing. It also has direct access to one of the most beautiful beaches in the region. Facilities include mini golf, a playground, a pool, a splash pad, outdoor cinema and a cricket pitch. Accommodation includes campsites, open plan and two to three-bedroom cabins.

4. Holiday Haven Currarong

4. The water park at Holiday Haven Currarong
The water park at Holiday Haven Currarong

On the northern edge of Jervis Bay Marine Park, between a creek and the beach, this off-the-radar holiday park is the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday. Tackle the Point Perpendicular Lighthouse Walk, take a dip at Honeymoon Bay before grabbing fish and chips from neighbouring Currarong General Store and rolling out your picnic blanket to watch the sunset. Facilities at the holiday park include a playground, splash pad, mini golf course, a pool and barbecue, camp kitchen facilities and dog friendly options.  

5. Holiday Haven White Sands

5. Holiday Haven White Sands in Huskisson
Holiday Haven White Sands in Huskisson

In the heart of Jervis Bay, Holiday Haven White Sands is known as ‘the caravan park on the point’ at Huskisson. It has direct beach access and is just a 10-minute walk to town, with clubs, pubs, restaurants and cafes, and dolphin and whale watching cruises. There are a range of accommodation options to suit campers, caravans and RVs, as well as cabins and safari tents. It has a playground, barbecue and camp kitchen facilities and offers activities over the summer school holidays. 

6. Holiday Haven Huskisson Beach

6. Holiday Haven Husky Beach
Holiday Haven Husky Beach

Take in the view over Jervis Bay from the deck of your cabin or camp chair at this holiday park with dog friendly options at Huskisson Beach, which is known for its pure white sand. This Park has everything you need for a fun-filled coastal family holiday, including a pool, playground, climbing spider park and a tennis court, and you can hire a kayak or stand-up paddleboard to cruise around the bay or walk or cycle along the walking track to Vincentia. 

7. Holiday Haven Swan Lake

7. Holiday Haven Swan Lake
Holiday Haven Swan Lake

Flit between the lake, beach and Conjola National Park in this holiday park with dog friendly options in the hamlet of Cudmirrah, just south of Sussex Inlet. There’s a playground and a solar-heated pool to keep the littlies entertained, as well as a large undercover barbecue area. Hire a canoe and go for a paddle, or simply pick a spot on the beach and while away the hours building sandcastles and playing beach cricket. Accommodation includes campsites, an accessible cabin option and two-storey cottages. 

8. Holiday Haven Bendalong

8. Holiday Haven Bendalong
Holiday Haven Bendalong

Located between Inyadda (Bendalong) Beach, which is great for surfing, and the calm waters of Boat Harbour Beach and Washerwoman’s Beach, this holiday park near Manyana offers the best of both worlds. Wildlife lovers will enjoy spotting possums and kangaroos moseying around, and even stingrays off the boat ramp. The park with dog friendly options also has a solar-assisted heated pool, splash pad, volleyball court and barbecue and camp kitchen facilities, with campsites, cabins and cottages that sleep up to ten people. 

9. Holiday Haven Lake Conjola

9. Safari tent verandah, Holiday Haven Lake Conjola
Safari tent verandah, Holiday Haven Lake Conjola

Enjoy uninterrupted views across the lake, which is ideal for water activities like canoeing, kayaking, fishing and waterskiing, from this holiday park with dog friendly options. If surfing or beach fishing is more your style, Conjola Beach is a short walk over the sand dunes. The well-maintained park has a playground, splash pad, pool, boat ramp, cricket pitch and half tennis court.

10. Holiday Haven Ulladulla

10. Ulladulla Harbour
Ulladulla Harbour

Park your car and forget about it during a stay at this holiday park with dog friendly options, which is a short stroll to Ulladulla’s shops, cafes and restaurants. As well as views across Ulladulla Harbour, it offers mini golf, a bowling green, playgrounds and a solar assisted heated pool. Book a powered or unpowered campsite, a modern cabin or a budget-friendly cabin brimming with retro vibes. 

11. Holiday Haven Burrill Lake

11. Burrill Lake cabins
Holiday Haven Burrill Lake cabins

Enjoy views over the lake from your campsite or the deck of your spa cabin or cottage from this relaxed holiday park. During school holidays the park offers a range of activities, such as stand-up paddle boarding and fishing competitions. And don’t forget to bring the boat, which can be launched from the Park’s ramp. It’s also just a short walk to cafes, takeaway and a supermarket, so you won’t need your car once you’re there. 

12. Holiday Haven Lake Tabourie

12. Lake Tabourie
Lake Tabourie

Watch whales pass by on their annual migration from this beachfront holiday park, just south of Ulladulla. Nestled between Termeil State Forest and the Meroo National Park with views across to Crampton Island, the holiday park has dog friendly options and is a great place to get back to nature. But there are also chic boutiques, cafes and restaurants nearby. Facilities include a pool, splash pad, playground, BMX pump track and barbecue and camp kitchen facilities. 

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