If you’re looking for a dog-friendly caravan park in an incredible waterside location and with a welcoming community feel, you’ll love Reflections Holiday Parks Shaws Bay in East Ballina or our neighbouring Ballina park.
Just two hours south of Brisbane, Shaws Bay Holiday Park is perfectly positioned on the tranquil banks of Shaws Bay, with lovely views over the Richmond River and close to renowned surf beaches. What better spot to bask in nature’s wonder?
Enjoy a dip in the calm waters of Shaws Bay. Drop a line and see what’s biting in the river. Walk your pooch along the breakwall or on the nearby dog-friendly beaches, or get pedalling and explore Ballina’s 25kms of cycle paths. Surfing, hiking, boating and paddling; it’s all here to enjoy.
This dog-friendly park is the ideal setting for a waterfront caravan or camping holiday in Ballina, with a range of facilities and activities to make your stay unforgettable. There are also cabins – including some dog-friendly options – for those who crave the comforts of home.
Settle in, then set about exploring this this bustling holiday town. Enjoy a pub-meal at the iconic Shaws Bay Hotel. Cross the Missingham Bridge and head to the dog-friendly Spit, a popular off-leash beach, then browse the restaurants, clubs and shops of River Street.
* Dogs are permitted on sites and selected cabins year round – please call the park directly to book.
Check in for both powered and unpowered sites at the park is from 11am, whilst cabins allow check in from 3pm onwards.
If you plan to arrive after office hours (8am – 6pm) please let us know so that we can have all relevant documents waiting for your arrival.
Checkout from both Sites and Cabins is 10am.
Preparing for a holiday can be a massive journey in itself, at Reflections Holiday Parks our aim is to ensure guests are as well equipped as possible before hitting the open road.
If you’re planning a stay in one of our cabins or beach tents we have many of the essentials covered, with linen, towels and kitchenware all provided. All you’ll need is some delicious treats, some comfy clothes, good company and a thirst for adventure.
For guests camping in your tent or setting up shop in your caravan contact the park before you arrive to check what facilities are available in the Camp Kitchen. We also recommend packing a torch and spare batteries, your trusty First Aid Kit, plenty of Insect Repellant, Sun Screen and Hats to keep you sun safe and rubbish bags to keep the park tidy for the next guests on your site.
Oh, and don’t forget the tent pegs too!!
Dogs are permitted at our park all year round on sites and selected cabins.
We welcome your four-legged family members to stay at 24 of our parks across NSW.
For the full list of parks please click here.
Base booking prices for all accommodation types are listed for two people.
Where there are more than two people staying a fee increase will apply. Please contact us prior to booking for more information.
Minimum night stays differ dependent on the time of year as per below. Feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.
A deposit is required to secure each reservation. For all phone bookings, a deposit equal to the first night’s accommodation/site tariff must be paid at the time of making the reservation. Reservations will not be guaranteed without a deposit. We accept Visa and MasterCard for online and phone bookings. Please note if deposit if not paid by required date, your reservation will be cancelled.
For all online bookings payment must be made in full at time of booking and if bookings are cancelled, modified, or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Peak (High) Season
Low & Shoulder (Mid) Seasons
Group bookings are highly encouraged at our park, though please note that deposit amounts will vary depending on the total of your booking cost. Group deposits will fall into one of three categories: −
Final Payments and final numbers MUST be received no later than 30 days prior to arrival. Final payment includes all monies owing for accommodation or additional group and function charges.
All cancellations and/or refund requests must be provided in writing.
Cancellations providing more than 4 weeks’ notice to the arrival date will forfeit the initial deposit paid. Cancellations providing less than 4 weeks’ notice to the arrival date will forfeit all monies paid.
In the instance of a part-cancellation, the manager of the park reserves the right to adjust any tariff that had been previously agreed upon based on the renewed number of bookings or total guest’s numbers.
Cancellation fees may also be held against accommodation that is no longer required depending on the length of notice given to the property.
Yes. Once your booking has been processed by the park you will be sent a booking confirmation via email.
Please keep this email as proof of booking
If you wish to change any details of your booking, please contact our parks directly. We will do our best to assist you, but cannot guarantee that changes can be made. Please note that bookings in certain time periods, or for certain room types cannot be changed; however, in some instances, changes may be permitted but a charge could be imposed.
Peak (High) Season Bookings
Cancellations where at least 28 days written notice has been provide are refundable less a $45 administration fee or a credit for the full amount to be used towards a future booking (to be used within a 12-month period). Cancellations giving less than 28 days’ notice will forfeit all monies paid.
Shoulder (Mid) Season Bookings
Cancellations where at least 14 days written notice has been provided are refundable less a $45 administration fee or a credit for the full amount to be used towards a future booking (to be used within a 12-month period). Cancellations giving less than 14 days’ notice will forfeit all monies paid.
For guests wishing to rebook for the following year in either the December/January, Easter and September/October School Holiday periods, the following rebooking procedure applies:
Due to high occupancy during these periods, we do encourage you to rebook with us prior to departure to avoid disappointment.