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Big 4 Helensvale – Gold Coast

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The Big 4 Helensvale is the park we chose to stay at while visiting my mum for the night (Sue's Mum). It was only for one night and we didn’t want to take the van to such a busy location. This Queensland Big 4 is on the doorstep to all of the Gold Coast theme parks. We stayed in one of their motel rooms but was able to check out the rest of the park as well.

Big 4 Motel Room

After heading to Mum's place and catching up we went to the park and booked in. The motel rooms are modern, clean and close to the pool and coffee shop. This is a great option for travellers who aren’t camping and don't want to spend a fortune on hotels.

Big 4 Helensvale motel life imitating art
Motel Room - Life Imitating Art

Caravan Park

Once we settled in we had a wander around the park. The Big 4 Helensvale is so much larger than It looks from the outside. I should have known from the large, hotel lobby type reception that it was going to be a bit different than the norm. It even boasts a great games room.

The park has grass sites as well as fake grass sites. They are large and actually look quite nice. I'm sure they are also easier to look after with so many people coming and going. Cabins are also available in various sizes around the park.

Large rigs, tent's, rental vans and roof top tents all found a good spot.

Amenities

Lets talk toilet blocks. Have you ever seen a fish tank in a caravan park toilet? Any toilet? Nope, neither had we.

Going in to one of the toilets blocks we thought we had taken a wrong turn. Between the male and female toilets you walk in to this big fish tank. It's full of beautiful and interesting fish. You could pull up a chair and sit for hours watching it. People may find you a little strange so maybe not. Larry liked the fact that it had one way glass. The fish just see themselves in the reflection rather than get scared when people touch the tank.

The laundry is huge and is as good as any other laundromat you will find.

Camp Kitchen

The Big 4 Helensvale has hands down the best camp kitchen we have ever seen. Calling it a “camp” kitchen seems wrong. It's modern, clean and beautiful.

The ovens and surfaces are sparking as are the BBQ's.

Again they have a big fish tank below the TV. With seating to eat at, watch TV or watch those fish. A great place to gather and meet people.

Poolside Cafe

Fancy a proper coffee when you wake up? maybe breakfast or lunch? How about sitting around the roaring wood fire having dinner and a bottle of wine? This is the place to come.

Mum came to meet us for dinner which was great. We didn’t have to go out and Larry could relax and have a drink for a change. The food and wine were good, as was breakfast in the morning.

Big 4 Helensvale Pool

Wow, did I wish it was summer while we were here! Next to the cafe is the big pool with a slide, spa and a kids pool. Surrounded by cabana's you can relax with a cold drink from the licensed cafe in this resort style pool.

At night the columns around the pool light up which takes on a whole new romantic atmosphere

Big 4 Helensvale on the Gold Coast is big, immaculate, friendly and central to the theme parks. If you're looking for a caravan park on the Goldy or just a different option than a hotel give this place a go.

Check out the Big 4 Helensvale web page here for more

More Information

  • Location : Big 4 Helensvale - Gold Coast
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  • State: Queensland
  • Pets: Yes
  • Camp type : Caravan Park
  • Price :See below
  •  MOTEL at the time we stayed it was around $130 for 1 night. This changes often so please check the website.
  • Sites differ depending on location, nights you stay, size of rig and time of year etc. A rough guide - Powered sites can be $38, $48 or $59pn
  • See more here on there website for up to date pricing
  • Water ? : Yes
  • Power ? : Yes
  • Will suit: All sized vehicles
  • Is it on Wikicamps ?: Yes
  • Drive time to nearby shops: 1 minutes
  • WIFI (tested with boost): Yes
  • Amenities : Toilets, showers
  • Other :Laundry, coffee shop for breakfast lunch and dinner. Pool with water slide, cabanas, daybeds and spa. Log fire, electric BBQ's, large camp kitchen, TV, Fish tanks, go carts, jumping pillow, gas swap/refill, Kayak, Canoe & Paddle Boat Hire, dump point, library

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    • Dennis
    • August 18, 2019

    Gosh, has been awhile since your last Blog……did think maybe you you had driven off end of map.
    Is a beaut Big 4 caravan park, beaut pics, & beaut info..Top Marks.
    Happy Travels..
    Trinh & Dennis

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