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Located on 3 acres of tropical gardens, Kookaburra Holiday Park is 800 feet from the beach and 2 minutes’ walk from Cardwell. All accommodations includes free WiFi. Guests enjoy a swimming pool and free on-site parking.

Cardwell Kookaburra Holiday Park is perfectly positioned for visits to Hinchinbrook Island and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is 5 minutes’ drive from swimming and fishing at Five Mile Creek.

The spacious shared kitchen offers stove-tops, microwaves and kitchenware. There are 3 covered BBQs and a large outdoor dining area.

The air-conditioned accommodations options include studios, bungalows and self-contained villas. All include a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator and bed linen. Some offer a patio, a kitchenette or a fully equipped kitchen.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Kookaburra Holiday Park has been welcoming guests since Sep 13, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Can we have a puppy in this room
    Yes your puppy is welcome. Please make sure to keep your puppy on lead around the park at all times & pick up after him/her.
    Answered on July 11, 2021
  • We're wanting to hire a villa but we need to have a door between sleepers. Do any of your villas accommodate this?
    Thankyou for your inquiry. Our executive villas sleep 4 and have a queen bedroom with a door. I hope this helps. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to give us a call. Kind regards, Cherie.
    Answered on June 16, 2022
  • Hi, just wondering if there is room to park a boat close by to the villas?
    Hi, The Executive Villas have room to park a boat as well as the Deluxe Cabins. When booking, please let us know the size of your boat so we can find the best option for you. ;)
    Answered on July 30, 2022
  • Do you have permanant properties for sale there please
    We do not have anything for sale at this time.
    Answered on July 29, 2021
  • are properties available to purchase please
    We do not have anything for sale at this time.
    Answered on July 29, 2021

Host Info

Company review score: 8.5Based on 274 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

Kookaburra Holiday Park is situated on 3 acres of lush tropical gardens 800m north from the centre of Cardwell and across from the beach. We are also the closest park to the centre of town and offer convenient access to the shops. Rated at 3 and a half Stars (AAA Tourism) we aim to exceed expectations and proudly offer to all our guests a wide range of clean, quality accommodation at an affordable price. Catering for all budgets, the Kookaburra has all accommodation types, covering camping, backpackers, cabins, motel units and villas. All have access to free WIFI, a sparkling swimming pool, undercover BBQ areas and laundry. Family owned and operated, you can be sure that there will be a friendly face to greet you and to provide assistance with all your needs. We are a pet friendly holiday park.

Neighborhood info

Cardwell Town The Cardwell Foreshore has recently been given a 40 Million Upgrade! It stretches from the Port of Hinchinbrook right around to the Coral Sea Park. With stunning views to Hinchinbrook Island along the entire walk, the Cardwell Jetty is the focal point with Jetty Plaza at its entrance with easy access to the Cardwell Visitor Centre. It also boasts a children’s’ playgrounds, bbq areas, shelters, an amphitheatre, gym equipment, viewing areas and also another large playground area with bbqs and picnic tables at the Coral Sea Park end. A fantastic way to spend a family day out! Surrounds The Carwell Forest Drive is a 26 km loop which visits the Cardwell Lookout, Attie Creek Falls, Dead Horse Creek and the famous Cardwell Spa Pool. The drive its suitable for most weather conditions but the gravel roads and creek crossings maybe effected by heavy rains. Fishing and Boating at Cardwell The fishing enthusiast will lack no opportunity in this premier fishing region! From the novice to the expert, all will have the opportunity to go freshwater or beach fishing, prawning and crabbing.

Language Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of Kookaburra Holiday Park
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Diving Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Windsurfing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Kookaburra Holiday Park takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


6:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Kookaburra Holiday Park accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive after 18:00, please inform Kookaburra Holiday Park in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that Kookaburra Holiday Park does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

You can request your preferred bedding configuration in the Special Requests Box at the time of booking. Please note that the bedding configuration is not guaranteed and will be confirmed upon arrival, subject to availability.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Kookaburra Holiday Park

  • Yes, Kookaburra Holiday Park is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • Kookaburra Holiday Park offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Swimming pool

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

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Kookaburra Holiday Park by:

    • Car 2h 30min

  • Kookaburra Holiday Park is 0.8 miles from the center of Cardwell.