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Does anyone know of a good caravan park at Evans Head, NSW for a few days stop over.
Have a great day,
BJ & Reen
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Reply By: Phillipn - Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 09:01

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 09:01
Their is only one van park at Evans Head, Silver Sands and is a very good place to stay.

All within walking distance of the town.

We are booked in for a couple of nights next week. $33.50 a night. They told me in is NSW school holidays.
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Reply By: aka - Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 09:05

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 09:05
There is only one park BUT when you get there dont tell every one as it is a great place to stay We are booked for 9 weeks from june the 1st If you are a lawn bowler have a game there very friendly club
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Reply By: werewasi - Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 15:33

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 15:33
The c/grd office is near the Illawaong hotel (the only one) but before checking in, ask someone to show you the entrance to the camping area on the riverbank. It is actually nicer than the main camp although the facilities may be a bit further to walk to.
There are not a lot of eating houses in the shops area but the RSL has OK meals. The Illawong used to be OK - don't know now.
There is an interesting Italian settlers museum at New Italy ( a tragic story ) , 10kms sth of Woodburn on the Pac Hwy and they have very good coffee and
great cherry cake.
There is a little 'flying' museum behind the Council office and they have a lot of interesting stuff that relates to the war time when E H was a huge RAF gunnery and bomb training base. There's nothing left at the airfield now except one of the original Belman hangers.
A nice walk up the south side of the river (going west) to the Bunjalung reserve.
Also worth going to Chinamans beach on the other side of the river.
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Follow Up By: Member - Ups and Downs - Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 20:58

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 20:58
Back in 1954 I think it was, Queen Elizabeth flew into Evans Head as part of her Australian tour. As a 6 year old I think I remember it but maybe I only think I recall it.

Evans was a great place to live back then as a kid. The bridge wasn't there and around 500 population, 5000 at holiday times.

Those were the days.

Paul
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Reply By: BJ & Reen- Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 18:53

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 18:53
Thanks for the reply folks sounds like a nice spot the gallery looks good,
the boss has booked in already (apparently)
BJ
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