The North Star Holiday Resort, located at beautiful Hastings Point in Northern New South Wales, is the perfect location for a family holiday, all year ’round.
It’s an amazing place to holiday in summer time, when the pristine beaches, sparkling ocean, and the onsite water park are the perfect places to cool off.
Winter is also a perfect time to visit North Star however, when the fishing is great, the ocean is crystal clear, and there’s loads of winter sunshine. There are many, many activities to keep the kids busy in the cooler months and, coupled with discounted rates, you’ll see why many families are planning their winter holiday at North Star.
Things to do at North Star Holiday Resort in winter
Swim All pools in North Star are heated to a warm and inviting 28 degrees over the winter period so that kids can swim without turning blue.
FREE Kids’ Club As well as free tennis, a games room, pool tables and an outdoor playground, North Star has its own kids’ club, Neptunes. Fully-supervised and free, kids are welcome to join in the fun and games at this gigantic indoor play centre during off-peak weekends and daily throughout the school holidays.
Themed activities Throughout the school holidays, North Star Holiday Resort also offers themed activities for the kids, including outdoor cinemas, discos, wildlife encounters, bingo, craft, roller racers, face painting and entertainment by special guests.
Take a break Thanks to the fully supervised kids’ club, parents can enjoy a well-earned break at North Star. Enjoy a dinner for two at North Star’s on-site restaurant ‘Ripples’, treat yourself to a massage or beauty treatment at the Seascape Leisure Centre, make an appointment at the hairdressing salon, swim in the 25-metre lap pool, or spend some time in the temperature-controlled spas, sauna and gym. It’s a haven for tired parents!
Explore North Star Holiday resort is also close to World Heritage-listed National Parks, including Mount Warning (46 minutes), Minyon Falls (1 hour) or Natural Bridge in Springbrook National Park (1 hour). Walking distance from the resort is the relaxed coastal town of Hastings Point. You could take a family walk along the beach, or go fishing and kayaking in the estuary. Visit the North Star website to read about more local attractions and events.
Whale Watching North Star is one of the locations on the legendary Pacific Coast Whale Watching Trail, and with guests spotting hundreds of pods from Hastings Point headland last year, it is the perfect base to see one of these magnificent giants of the deep. You can also book a whale watching tour – Coolangatta Whale Watch – which rated as the number one tour in Tweed Heads on Trip Advisor.
It takes approximately one and half hours to reach Hastings Point by car from Brisbane. There are a range of accommodation options – from camping sites to luxury villas. You can read more about it in our detailed review of the North Star facilities. See why North Star Holiday Resort won a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence 6 years in a row and why thousands of families have called North Star their ‘holiday home’, returning year after year to this family-owned and operated resort.
For more information, or to make a booking, visit www.northstar.com.au. North Star Holiday Resort is located at 1 Tweed Coast Road, Hastings Point, New South Wales.