Darlington Beach Holiday Park is constantly striving to improve its accommodation and facilities for their guests. In doing this, our hard work has paid off and we have been awarded with various recognitions.
Certificate of Excellence 2015
Hall of Fame - TripAdvisor
Darlington Beach Holiday Park has received a 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, an accolade awarded to properties that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on the popular travel website. This the the fifth consecutive year the park has been award the award and as a result has entered the Tripadvisor Hall of Fame.
Finalist in The Best Australian Family Holiday Park 2012
Out & About with Kids
Darlington Beach Holiday Park was a finalist in the Best Australian Family Holiday Park for 2012 as voted by the readers from Out & About with Kids. The voting formed part of the magazines annual quest to uncover the best family holiday experiences in the world. Click here to view the final standings.
Excellence in Environmental Innovation Winner
Caravan and Camping Awards 2012
NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park was proud to accept the award as winner of Excellence in Environmental Innovation in a Holiday Park at the recent 2012 Caravan and Camping Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner. The staff at Darlington are encouraged to further develop their Gold Gumnut status because of the increase in wildlife in the area after the recent heavy rain. Darlington staff liaised with the National Parks and Wildlife Service to formulate and implement a unique kangaroo management plan.
One of Australia's favourite Holiday Parks for 2010
Holidays with Kids
Darlington Beach Holiday Park has been awarded 6th place in the annual Holidays with Kids “Top 10 Family-Friendly Holiday Parks” awards. Last year Darlington received 7th place, so to move up a place is an impressive improvement and honour for the park. Michelle McAlister, Manager of Darlington Beach, stated “We are so very pleased with receiving this award. We are constantly striving to improve our facilities and accommodation for our guests, and appreciate everyone who voted for us.” The awards are decided by readers and online members of “Holidays with Kids” magazine, who voted for Darlington Beach based on a range of categories including activities and facilities for kids, standard of accommodation, fun for the entire family, and much more.
One of Australia's favourite holiday parks for 2009
Holidays with Kids
Darlington Beach Holiday Park was recently awarded 7th place in the annual Holidays with Kids’ Top 10 awards for “Family-Friendly Holiday Park for 2009.” The annual award is voted by readers and online members of “Holiday with Kids” magazine, who nominated Darlington Beach for outstanding holiday appeal and facilities for families. Readers were invited to rank their nominations on categories including activities and facilities for kids, staff hospitality, standard of accommodation, location, accessibility, safety, fun for the entire family, value for money and overall experience. To read more about Holiday with Kids’ Top 10 awards 2009, visit www.holidayswithkids.com.au/top_10_awards
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Darlington Beach Holiday Park has received a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, an accolade awarded to properties that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on the popular travel website.
The Fourth Best Family Holiday Park in NSW
Holidays with Kids
NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park was voted into the Holidays with Kids Top 10 Holiday Parks as fourth place this year. Coming in seventh in the state’s Top 10 last year, the park is becoming more popular with families. The park is continuing to be one of the best choices for family holidays in NSW. With its excellent family facilities, kids’ activities, golf course, lawn bowls, archery and beachfront location, it is easy to understand why it is so popular. For more info, see the blog here: http://ow.ly/rWevJ
One of NSW's favourite Holiday Parks for 2012
Holidays with Kids
NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park was recently ranked as the No.7 holiday park for families in New South Wales, by the Holidays with Kids 2012 Top 10 Holiday Parks awards. Annually, holiday parks are ranked based on votes made by readers of the Holidays with Kids Magazine and this is the third year in a row NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park has topped the state.
Finalist for Best Holiday Park in Australia
Out & About with Kids
Out & About with Kids’ quest to uncover the absolute best family holiday experiences in Australia, has come to its exciting conclusion. We are pleased to announce that NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park were announced as one of only two finalists in the “Out and About with Kids” magazine readers choice award for the BEST HOLIDAY PARK in Australia!
Finalist - Best Resort/Holiday Park 4.5-5 stars
Caravan & Camping Industry Association of NSW Awards 2010
Darlington Beach Holiday Park recently received a commendation and finalist award in the Caravan & Camping Industry Association of NSW (CCIA) Awards of Excellence for Best Resort/Holiday Park 41/2-5 stars (more than 100 sites). More than 250 guests gathered at The Sheraton On The Park in Sydney for the annual Awards of Excellence, which recognise caravan, RV and camping businesses for industry excellence across 24 categories. The prestigious awards are one of the biggest nights for the caravan and camping industry and the awards are the highest accolade that a caravan, RV or camping business can achieve.
Best of the Best Resort/Holiday Park NSW
Caravan and Camping Industry Association of NSW Awards 2008
Darlington Beach Holiday Park was proud to accept the award as winner of NSW’s Best Resort/Holiday Park 4.5 – 5 stars (more than 100 sites) at the recent Caravan and Camping Industry Association (CCIA) of NSW’s annual Awards of Excellence. Darlington Beach also won the overall Best of the Best NSW Holiday/Resort Park in NSW. Congratulations also go to Darlington Beach’s Trainee, Marie Wilson, who was awarded Trainee of the Year at the awards night.
CountryLink North Coast Tourism Awards
Congratulations to Darlington Beach Holiday Park in becoming a finalist in the CountryLink North Coast Tourism Awards 2013. The winner will be announced at theGala Awards Night on the 17 August 2013 loacted at Balina. For more information and to book tickets visit http://www.ncdn.com.au/tourism-awards
Accommodation Category Winner
Sunny's Business Awards
Darlington Beach Holiday Park is proud to be named the Winner at the recent 2012 Sunny’s Business Awards in the Accommodation Category. The Sunny’s Business Awards were inaugurated over 10 years ago to recognise local business excellence, provide a benchmark for best practice and publically recognise and reward business excellence. There are many successful inspirational businesses and business leaders in Coffs Harbour. The 2012 Sunny’s Business Awards is the perfect vehicle to celebrate the success of Coffs Harbour businesses. A healthy business has excellent operational processes, maintains accurate financial information, builds strong relationships with employees, clients and suppliers and has well developed sales and marketing strategies.
NSW's no. 5 family-friendly Holiday Park in 2011
Holidays with Kids
Darlington Beach Holiday Park is celebrating the announcement that they have ranked Number 5 in family-friendly holiday parks in NSW. The Park was recognised in the annual ‘Holidays with Kids’ travel magazine awards, voted by the national magazine’s readership of over 600,000 parents, 61,000 online members and customers of Club Med and TakeABreak.com.au.
Certificate in Climate Action
Climate Action Australia
Darlington Beach Holiday Park was recently awarded with a Certificate In Climate Action for a business by Climate Action Australia (CAA), which recognises businesses who actively seek to reduce carbon emissions, and in turn helping climate change. Environmental Officer of Darlington Beach, Catherine James, said, “I am very proud to accept this certificate. Climate Change is one of the biggest issues facing Australia today, so to be recognised as a business that is consciously making an effort to help this issue means a lot.” Established by Ecotourism Australia, CAA provides the tourism industry with practical tools and strategies so the industry has a timely response to climate control. The Climate Action Certification Program (CACP) gives holiday makers the opportunity to choose to do business with operators who are wisely making an effort to take action when it comes to climate control. For more information on the CACP program and CAA, visit www.sustainabletourismaustralia.com
Gold Gumnut Award
Caravan and Camping Industry Association of NSW
Darlington Beach is dedicated to the conservation and sustainability of its pristine natural environment and has undertaken an initiative by the Caravan and Camping Industry Association of NSW to implement environmentally sound business practices to minimise its impact on the environment. Darlington Beach recently became the first Holiday Park in NSW to achieve the highest level of this initiative – the Gold Gumnut Award. The team at Darlington encourages guests to join with them in appreciating their natural environment through a variety of environmentally-based family activities and educational walks.