This Family-Friendly Holiday Resort Gets An Epic Upgrade With New Waterslides

By: Rosie Stevens, ellaslist

North Star Holiday Resort at Hastings Point on the Tweed Coast is already an ellaslist favourite, and now we’re even more pumped for a return visit. 

A recent upgrade to the swimming pool area and installation of new water slides promises to be a huge drawcard for families the country over looking for the perfect holiday package. 

Alongside the already-popular Sammy’s Lagoon, the two new 8.2-metre high tubular water slides spiral their way 60 metres down to poolside landing platforms below. And the best news is, they’re ready just in time for school holiday season. There's even a kids stay free deal that we think you should look into for affordable family fun!

Hastings Point is located smack bang in the middle of two holiday hot spots, 30 minutes south of the Gold Coast and 30 minutes North of Byron Bay. Hello day trips! 

The innovative Coffs Harbour-based pool company in charge of remodelling the existing area and building the new slides added some souped-up features including built-in clear screens. The slide experience comes with an element of surprise, with a dramatic ‘disco light’ effect on the way down created by natural light shining through colours surrounding the tubes.

North Star owners Ian and Diana Beadel said the new waterslides will be “the icing on the cake” for families holidaying at his iconic Tweed Coast resort.

“Side-by-side, we have a multimillion-dollar waterpark and now the new water slides, taking North Star’s appeal to families with kids to a whole new level,” said Ian.

Kids can spend their days charging between Sammy’s Adventure Lagoon, the new slides and Neptune’s Castle kids’ club. All these attractions are completely free for guests, unlike many other holiday resorts. The beach and estuary are also just a few minutes’ walk from all accommodation at North Star, so what are you waiting for?! North Star has firmly established itself as one of the best holiday parks in Australia, thanks to their continued commitment to improving standards for families. 

The Details

Where: 1 Tweed Coast Rd, Hastings Point NSW 2489
For more information or to make a booking: call 1800 645 790, email: [email protected] 
Or visit the website 


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