Holiday Park: set for $3.8m facelift
Bid to keep a
Mooloolaba park shuts for
multi-million dollar revamp
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MOOLOOLABA Holiday Park on Queensland's Sunshine Coast
is having a multi-million dollar facelift.
The local council said it was anxious that
the iconic park at Parkyn Parade remained a destination-of-choice
for residents and visitors.
The park has now closed until early December to enable the current
facilities to be demolished and replaced with high quality modern
"Our holidaymakers deserve contemporary facilities which meet their needs
and the industry trend for larger caravans, motorhomes and camping
trailers requires larger sites," Divisional Councillor John Connolly said.
"This extensive $3.8 million upgrade will replace the 75 small powered
sites with 60 larger sites, all with improved access, new amenities
including a camp kitchen, landscaping and improved connections to the
"Iíve met many people who have made treasured memories and life-long
friends while staying at the Mooloolaba Holiday Park.
"I am delighted council will be able to provide them with the latest
conveniences that patrons have come to expect when holidaying."
A $500,000 renewal of the northern section of the Mooloolaba Spit
Boardwalk will coincide with the redevelopment and is anticipated to be
complete by late September, weather permitting.
It is the second and final stage of the $2.5 million boardwalk renewal, a
joint initiative of Sunshine Coast Council and the Queensland Government
through the Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program.
The council said that undertaking the work outside the peak summer tourism
period would minimise disruptions to the community.