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Blue Haven @ Red Rock

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

This is a family friendly holiday cottage with 3 bedrooms and a small but well equipped kitchen.

Kitchen, lounge and dining are open plan with lovely view of the park, the estuary and boat ramp. The master bedroom features a queen bed and spacious cabinet with views of the park and river and is joining the living room. We have a double bed in the second bedroom and 2 single beds in the third. There is a bathroom with a toilet, shower and vanity and a separate toilet and sink.. The covered verandah faces park, boat ramp and estuary. The BBQ area is out the back.(gas bbq has wheels, can be taken to front verandah if preferred)

The yard is fully fenced. Well behaved pets are welcome. Pet owners are asked to clean up after their pets if needed. If you intend to bring a pet please let us know.

Please give us at least 48 hours notice if you intend to stay.

Red Rock

. Red Rock is a lovely quiet village in a very picturesque setting. There are two beaches, the 'Big Beach' with a bit of a surf for the more adventurous or the'Little Beach' with a pool at low tide for the little ones and lovely shaded spots protected from southerlies to enjoy and relax. The beaches are patrolled at weekends and in school holidays (observe signs at beach)

The estuary is great for kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, swimming.....

If fishing is your passion you can choose from fishing off the rocks at the headland, fishing on the beach, along the broad walk in the river or from a boat in the estuary or the ocean.

Along the river is a park with a children's playground, electric BBQs and tables and a great local store for essentials and great take-aways. Kayak hire etc. is also available from the shop.

Red Rock is a bird watcher's dream with a lot of rare birds to be spotted along the river or in the heath. In spring the flowers in the heath are worthwhile a visit.

From July to November the headland is a great place for whale watching.

There is a bowling green and tennis courts. The bowling green has a bar and a chinese restaurant for those who want to eat out. A bit further away (6km's) is the Amble Inn in Corindi. A pub with a great atmosphere and a very good restaurant. The Amble Inn has a courtesy bus that services Red Rock.

Surrounding area

To the north Red Rock adjoins Yuraygir National Park with beautiful pristine beaches and rock pools.

Red Rock is situated in the Solitary Island Marine Park, there are very good dive sites at the nearby islands where divers can enjoy encounters with mantas, eagle rays, grey nurse sharks etc. and a multitude of fish.

The closest dive operators are situated in Mullaway (10 min. drive) and Coffs Harbour (30 min drive).

Woolgoolga (15 min drive) is the closest town. It has a large Sikh Punjabi community and the pure white Guru Nanak Sikh Temple is an outstanding feature of the town. There are supermarkets, lovely coffee shops, vegetable and spice shops, curry restaurants, a lively pub and markets near the beach once a month and several festivals throughout the year.

Another 15 min down the road you get to Coffs Harbour, a large town with shopping centres, cinemas, a theatre, lots of pubs, hotels, tourist attractions etc.

Further afield along the waterfall Way are Bellingen, a trendy and touristy town with lots of music events, coffee shops etc. and Dorrigo with a 'skywalk' in the National Park, waterfalls, etc.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017


Other Activities:

beach, boatramp,


Red Rock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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Blue Haven @ Red Rock
average rating of 4.357143 based on 14 reviews

Unwelcoming neighbours!!

  • 3 of 5

The property was lovely but the neighbours were quite rude and made us feel very un welcomed. The first day we stayed a neighbour complained about our dogs and children for being too loud who were barking

and playing around together because they were excited about our holiday. We were also asked how long till we leave which made us very unwelcomed and ruined our holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Jayden, I am astounded to read your public complaint about our neighbours. We quite often have guests with children and dogs and so far neither guests nor neighbours voiced a problem. What I would have hoped for from you is a private apology and offer of compensation for the children ripping pages out of books and losing pieces of the board games and the dogs gnawing and scratching doors and carpets.
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this cottage, warm and welcoming. Our dog has a great time as well so we will definitely come back again

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Please accept my apology for not replying sooner. Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and you are certainly welcome to visit again.
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Caves Beach, New South Wales, Australia

Great spot

  • 5 of 5

Had a great two nights, beautiful spot and very dog friendly. Thanks for sharing you lovely cottage!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Pottsville, New South Wales, Australia

Great Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This little beach shack is more than it looks from the outside. The house was rustic and traditional of a beach house hidden away. The bed was super comfy with warm snuggly blankets. The living room was also comfy and there was a wonderful enclosed backyard for our dogs. It was even better that the boys were allowed in the house. A wonderful deck out front for those morning coffees and peace and quiet. A great place to get away from it all. A big park and the estuary across the street for lots of running and chasing balls. The house was a home away from home and filled with character and uniqueness. The price was comparable and amenities were more than ample. Our only regret was that we didn't stay longer, but will definitely be back for a longer and chill out stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Laura, I am really glad that you liked the house. Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Avalon Beach, New South Wales, Australia

Great spot!

  • 3 of 5

A simple but great little house in the perfect spot. Have lots of bits and pieces so is really well equipped but has a jigsaw puzzle that is way too hard!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Ulong, New South Wales, Australia

Great location & comfortable all round!

  • 5 of 5

Four of us went for a weekend of relaxing & paddling in the river. Great location, such a fun house to stay in, everything you need. A home away from home. Eva very accomodating & flexible with our booking when I need to change the dates. Will definitely go back there. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you had a good time and thank you for the review, I do like to hear what my guests think. Kind regards
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  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 6 guests. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

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