Black River Stadium Caravan Park, 772 Black River Road, 7 klms off the Bruce Hiway, 20 klms north of Townsville.

Wide open sites in a peaceful quiet location by the Black River.

Good Mobile phone and TV reception and just 10 minutes to shopping at Woolworths or Coles Deeragun.

All northern beaches are 10 minutes away.

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Caravan Park

Where Grey Nomads Camp Up to re-unite with Friends Old and New.

New 2016 Tourist Park Video

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.

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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.

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Master Chefs in action for Happy Hours and Morning Teas, Secret Recipes ofcourse.


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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.

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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.

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Wide open grassy sites 20 m long, easy access and room to park a trailer and vehicle.

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Native Bird Sanctuary

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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:  kendredge@hotmail.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

Peregrine Falcon

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.


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Happy hours daily in season are a side splitting event.

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New in July 2014 is the Nomad Fitness Centre, all welcome, open 5 am till 9 pm daily.

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Nomads are finding out a proper Gym work out is far more enjoyable and beneficial for good health.

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John and Roz, Barry and Dorothie and Graham and Clare, make our Party Nights a raging affair.

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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 wcondon@gmail.com

or just turn up and we will sort you, Thanks.

Park Co-Ordinates   South 19 - 17 - 19     East 146 - 36 - 3

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New 2016 Tourist Park Video

Click this link to see the "ON THE ROAD" article by Clyde and Charmaine Camel.