Where Grey Nomads Camp Up to re-unite with Friends Old and New.
We are an over 50 s Park, suited to the older style travellers, located 20 k on the North Side of Townsville providing a Safe and Secure Park with Peace and Quiet, wide open 20 m drive thru sites, no child facilities, budget rates, and pet friendly too.
Welcome to our little slice of Paradise, come on in and check us out. You will find wide open sites suited to all size rigs, especially big long ones, and if you are travelling with friends then you can all circle your wagons in a group together, as our sites are so large.
We have a very quiet secure park with high tension fencing all round. The Park Gate is electronically controlled by a Key Pad number which we advise when you pull in to enter the Park. Just phone in to 47 888 322 or 0419 213 555 and we will advise the code number to enter. So you can sleep with quiet confidence your assets are safe in our Park.
We boast the biggest and best Wheelie Toilet/Shower in town as well as Six huge showers plus the cleanest toilets you will find anywhere. TV and Internet reception is excellent and NBN wireless is on the way.
We have Hot Showers, Toilets, Great Big Camp Kitchen with Wood Fire and Gas BBQs as well as a brand new Pizza Oven and Herb Gardens too, all are free to use anytime you choose.
Master Chefs in action for Happy Hours and Morning Teas, Secret Recipes ofcourse.
There are 6 Speed Queen Washiing Machines, 2 Dryers with lots of line hanging space as well as Laundry Trollies too, WM s are $3 . A drive to Dump Point is located 100 meters away from the Caravan Park Sites.
We have a large Pet Exercise Paddock for your best friend and exclusive parking for pet owners so please ring when entering the park on 47 888 322 for directions to the Pet Friendly Sites, A 1 through to A 10 on the front row and C 1 to C 4 on your left hand side, which are closest to the Pet Free Roam Paddock.
Wide open grassy sites 20 m long, easy access and room to park a trailer and vehicle.
Native Bird Sanctuary
BIRD LIST OF SIGHTINGS AUGUST to EARLY SEPTEMBER 2016
BLACK RIVER STADIUM AND AREA
This list only scratches the surface of the birds that can be seen over time at the Park.
Ref: Ken & Maureen Dredge. Email: email@example.com
Jabiru – Aka Black Necked Stork Noisy Friarbird
White Faced Heron – Aka Blue Crane Helmeted Friarbird
Black Kite – Aka – Forky Blue Faced Honeyeater
Brown Goshawk or Sparrow Hawk Yellow Honeyeater
Grey Goshawk – white phase Rufous Throated Honeyeater
Whistling Kite White Throated Honeyeater
Bush Stone Curlew Rufous Whistler
Masked Lapwing – Aka Plover Leaden Flycatcher
Peaceful Dove Willie Wagtail
Crested Pigeon – Aka Topknot Grey Fantail
Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo Black Faced Cuckoo Shrike
Galah White Bellied Cuckoo Shrike
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo White Winged Triller
Rainbow Lorikeet Varied Triller
Red Winged Parrot Olive Backed Oriole
Pale Headed Rosella Australian Figbird
White Ibis – Aka Sacred White Breasted Woodswallow
Straw Necked Ibis Magpie Lark – Aka Mudlark, Peewee
Brush Cuckoo Australian Magpie
Barking Owl Spangled Drongo
Tawny Frogmouth Australian Raven – Aka Black Crow
Sacred Kingfisher Torresian Crow
Forest Kingfisher Great Bower Bird
Blue Winged Kookaburra Crimson Finch
Rainbow Bee-Eater Chestnut Breasted Mannikin
Red Backed Fairy Wren Sparrow
Striated Pardalote Welcome Swallow
? Gerygone Tawny Grass Bird
Lemon Bellied Flycatcher Zitting Cisticola
Later added to the list
Channel Billed Cuckoo
Golden Headed Cisticola
Pacific Baza – Crested Hawk
Other birds seen by Ros Wright over the last 4 years
Double Barred Finch Crimson Finch
Yellow Breasted Sunbird Yellow Breasted Boatbill
We have a wide variety of Native Bush Birds here at the Park and in the surrounding Trees and Dams. Different Bird Watchers have stayed here and set up Scopes at their site, and observed a surprising range of species living in and around the Park and adjacent Bush and the Black River. Here is a video on what Ken had to say
Click here to watch the video and check out the List of Birds Ken has identified.
Happy hours daily in season are a side splitting event.
New in July 2014 is the Nomad Fitness Centre, all welcome, open 5 am till 9 pm daily.
Nomads are finding out a proper Gym work out is far more enjoyable and beneficial for good health.
John and Roz, Barry and Dorothie and Graham and Clare, make our Party Nights a raging affair.
Arthur turns 72 and celebrates with friends at a BRS sausage sizzle party.
Our Park Rates...(un changed from 2015)
Power site rates from First of April 2015 thru to 30 th Dec 2016 are...
One night = $29 .. Cash only Special rates. Seven Nights .. $174 .. Thirty nights = $696
Please book ahead to Joan or Bill, on 47 888 322 or 0419 213 555 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or just turn up and we will sort you, Thanks.
Park Co-Ordinates South 19 - 17 - 19 East 146 - 36 - 3