Blue Dolphin is on the Clarence River in Yamba, a 1.5 hour drive south of Byron Bay. It is surrounded by lush grounds and has a private boat ramp and parking.

Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort offers a variety of comfortable accommodations, including waterfront villas and family cabins. Each unit has a fully-equipped kitchen and open-plan living and dining area. Some villas have a spa bathtub.

The resort features 2 pools and a children’s playground. You can go fishing on the riverfront.

By car, Yamba is 1.5 hours north of Coffs Harbour and 2 hours south of the Gold Coast. Brisbane is a 3 hour drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
Waterfront Spa Villa
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 4 twin beds
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 4
Two-Bedroom Villa
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 4 twin beds
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
One-Bedroom Villa
  • 1 full bed and 2 bunk beds
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Max adults: 5. Max children: 4
Ensuite Cabin
  • 1 full bed and 3 bunk beds
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Max adults: 7. Max children: 4
Three-Bedroom Villa
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 3: 3 bunk beds
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 3
Economy Double Room
  • 1 full bed and
  • 1 bunk bed
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4 reasons to choose Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort

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  • Is this park pet friendly

    Hi, we are pet friendly during our low season on sites only in a designated area of the park. Regards


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    Answered on March 18, 2020
  • Is this a Big4 Park.

    Hi, we are not a Big4 park however we are a member of Top Tourist which is affordable to join and has some amazing benefits.


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    Answered on December 27, 2019
  • Do you have caravan sites

    Hi, yes we do have Powered Sites and Ensuite Powered Sites available within our resort. Regards


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    Answered on December 22, 2020
  • hi.. are the pools heated? Thank you

    Hi There, our swim up pool bar is heated as well as our Tropical Pool


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • I will be driving up from Sydney and staying 1 night with my wife. I was considering the waterfront 1 bedroom villa. However, I cannot see if free parking is available. Your site only says it is possible

    Hi We do offer free parking, there is one car allocation per room / site. Regards


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    Answered on November 28, 2020
  • HI do you still have van sites, we were there about 5 years ago ?

    yes we do have sites


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    Answered on March 3, 2021
  • hi. do the one bedroom villa sleep 5 people, three singles and one double as shown in the photos?

    They contain one double bed and three single beds in a bunk bed set-up.


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Villa • Answered on December 11, 2020
  • Do we pay for children to use fun park

    The pools and water feature areas are included in your booking.


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    Answered on July 19, 2020
  • Hi I like to stay for a night next week however my daughter and I aren’t not jabbed. Is that an issue? Kind regards Laura

    At this stage that is fine.


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    Answered on October 18, 2021
  • Is all linen supplied in each cabin and cooking facilities as well looking at 3 nights for2 adults.

    Yes linen is supplied you will need to bring your own beach towels though for swimming. Cooking facilities are also supplied.


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    Answered on June 6, 2021
  • Do U allow small dogs

    Hi, we do allow pets during our low season on selected sites and outside on selected villas. Regards


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    Answered on August 11, 2020
  • Is this cabin pet friendly we have a Maltese .

    Hi, we have 4 x 1 bedroom villas that have been allocated to being pet friendly. All of our other accommodation styles are not pet friendly sorry. Regards Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort


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    Asked about: Ensuite Cabin • Answered on May 15, 2021
  • Good morning, we will be staying with you next week in one of your waterfront spa villa. We will be driving but are wondering if we bring our boat (Tinnie small) up is there space to park it? Look forward to hearing from you

    Each villa has 1 parking spot, so your tinnie could go into the spot and your car in the visitors car park.


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    Asked about: Waterfront Spa Villa • Answered on March 16, 2021
  • Is this pet friendly? We would like to book but have a Labrador

    Hi, we have some pet friendly cabins and sites during our low season only. Please get in contact with us for availability of these rooms and sites.


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    Asked about: Ensuite Cabin • Answered on July 3, 2020
  • Will a porta cot fit in the bedroom

    Space is limited in the 1 bedroom Villa a larger style will afford more room for a portacot


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Villa • Answered on February 2, 2021

Hosted by Mathew Mitchell

Host Review Score 8.9

Mathew Mitchell

Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort is the ultimate family holiday destination situated on the sandy shores of the Clarence River in Yamba, NSW amongst 15 acres of lush landscaped gardens. Two resort pools, superb fishing on the river or private boat ramp, playgrounds and kids activities keep you as busy as you want to be! Accommodation to suit every budget range from waterfront 2 bedroom spa villas or family friendly cabins to fully self contained units. With 150 sites, choose from our spacious waterfront ensuite sites with you own private bathroom to unpowered grassy sites. The perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy your holiday.

Yamba is the perfect place to holiday, with the famous surfing reserve Angourie just around the corner. Yamba offers endless beaches, the Clarence River and many great restaurants and Cafes to keep you satisfied!

Family friendly laid back lifestyle

Languages spoken: English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Yamba Marina
    0.5 miles
  • Yamba Lighthouse
    1.4 miles
  • Main Beach Yamba
    1.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Dolphin Shack
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Pacific Ocean
    0.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Yamba Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Iluka Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Spooky Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Bluff Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Woody Head Beach
    5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Clarence Valley Regional Airport
    29.3 miles
  • Lismore Airport
    42 miles
  • Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
    43.6 miles
How to get to Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort from Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: Australian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bingo
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water park
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Seasonal
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor (kids) Free!
  • Open all year
  • Suitable for kids
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Waterslide
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

2 years old
Crib by request
AUD 3 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests arriving outside reception opening hours are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

A deposit is payable upon arrival and will be refunded on departure.

Guests under the age of 18 years are only allowed to check in with a parent or official guardian.

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a credit card.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort

  • The prices at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort is 1.3 miles from the center of Yamba.

  • Yes, Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Evening entertainment
    • Entertainment staff
    • Live music/Performance
    • Tennis equipment
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Bingo
    • Movie nights
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h