One of our primary goals at our family friendly Holiday Resorts in the New South Wales towns of Urunga, Fingal Bay and Sussex Inlet, is to offer quality, affordable, self-contained, and accessible accommodation, as we believe that everyone deserves to treat themselves to an amazing holiday, regardless of their abilities.Wheelchair and Disability Friendly Holidays at Riverside Urunga, Seaside Fingal Bay and Haven Sussex Inlet Holiday Resorts NSW


All three of our holiday resorts are set in stunning coastal locations with forested National and State Parks close at hand, and a variety of activities and experiences to please every member of the family, no matter what the age.  

Riverside Urunga, Seaside Fingal Bay and Haven Sussex Inlet Holiday Resort Mission Statement




Seaside Holiday Resort – Fingal Bay

Seaside Holiday Resort is a family favourite and located directly across from the picturesque crescent shaped beach of Fingal Bay at the most easterly point of the popular Port Stephens region. The town of Fingal Bay is a hidden gem tucked within the Tomaree National Park with its spectacular views and coastal scenery

Seaside Holiday Resort Fingal Bay


Seaside is our largest holiday resort boasting 60 self-contained units less then a ten-minute walk into the heart of town. Close to Newcastle, the Central Coast, Hunter Valley, and only two and a half hours from Sydney, Fingal Bay is a great destination for a weekend away, or family long stay. The resort comes equipped with pool and additional toddler pool, trampolines, and play area for the kids. There are BBQ facilities and a communal laundry onsite.

Accessibility at Seaside

Over two thirds of the 60 units on offer at Seaside Holiday Resort are ground floor units, including six wheelchair accessible that have widened entryways and bathrooms. 

The resort pool is an inviting space with ample room for the use of wheelchairs, and includes an adult sized pool with handrail to assist with the two steps that allow entry into the larger pool, with a customised portable lift chair that carers can utilise by simply organising with reception.

Seaside Holiday Resort Fingal Bays Two Family Friendly and Accessible Pools

The beach at Fingal directly across from Seaside is patrolled seven days a week throughout the warmer months, and has wheelchair access on the beach via a mobi-mat to the water’s edge. The Lifeguards also have a beach wheelchair available to use on request.

Fingal Bay Beach Wheelchair Access across road from Seaside Holiday Resort


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Riverside Holiday Resort - Urunga

Our award winning Riverside Holiday Resort is situated on the riverfront a mere five minute walk from the town centre, and less than ten minutes to the famous Urunga 1km boardwalk that stretches form the lagoon swimming spot to the ocean. With water views to the east, and the golf course fanned by looming mountains to the west, the scenery at Riverside is just a little bit breath taking.

Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga NSW

Urunga is an easy 15 minute drive to the creative township of Bellingen, 20 minutes from stunning Nambucca Heads, and less than 30 minutes to the larger hub of Coffs Harbour, making it an ideal spot if wanting to escape the rush, yet still enjoy all the attractions of the surrounding area.

Riverside Holiday Resort offers 40 fully self-contained accommodation units, pool, BBQ facilities, trampolines and kayaks that can be enjoyed on the adjacent river.

Accessibility at Riverside

Riverside Holiday Resort has a total of five wheelchair accessible units, and a further 21 ground floor accessible units. The wheelchair accessible units feature extra spacious front door openings and bathrooms.

The resort pool is accessible with two access gates and flat surfaces surrounding., with ramp access and handrail support. There is a Dolphin mobility chair lift on site that can be used on request, and wheelchair accessible bathroom facilities, as well as open shower.

Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga NSW Pool with Dolphin Mobility Chair Lift

There are walking paths suitable for wheelchair use that can take you from within the resort, along the river foreshore, to the lido with two wheelchair friendly matted paths taking you from the grass to the sand and the water’s edge, and then out along the boardwalk itself. Accessibility information for the Bellingen Shire can be found here.

Urungas Accessible and Wheelchair Friendly Boardwalk short walk from Riverside Holiday Resort

In addition, our lovely reception staff are able to book any equipment you may need to hire for your stay such as bed lifts, mobility aids/scooters, wheelchairs and toilet aid from Willaid Coffs Harbour to be delivered to your unit.


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Haven Holiday Resort – Sussex Inlet

Haven Holiday Resort is nestled within the most easterly point of the Conjola National Park on the inlet that links St Georges Basin to the Pacific Ocean, and separating Sussex Inlet from the pristine Booderee National Park in the Jervis Bay Territory.

Haven Holiday Resort Sussex Inlet


If you are a lover of nature, then this is the destination for you! No matter how much time you set yourself, there will never be enough time to explore the extensive national parks, beaches and lakes of the region. If you are looking for a holiday where you can unplug and escape the Monday to Friday grind, or enjoy a variety of outdoor activities and adventures, then this hidden gem in Sussex Inlet will have you covered. But be warned, you will feel that sense of escapism, and with town just under a half hour walk or five-minute drive away, Haven Holiday Resort truly is the ideal spot to get away from it all.

Accessibility at Haven

Haven has two wheelchair accessible units, along with ten ground floor accessible units with a small step at entry. The resort also has a swimming pool with secure area ramp access, and a portable lift-chair that can be used by arrangement by contacting the office, or requesting when booking.

Haven Holiday Resort Sussex Inlet Pool


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Thinking about a holiday at one of our three resorts? Find out more about accessibility at Riverside, Seaside and Haven Holiday Resorts and local accessible destinations and activities.


Riverside Urunga, Seaside Fingal Bay, and Haven Sussex Inlet Holiday Resorts

Taryn Blight

Written by Taryn Blight