Extensive Resort-Style Facilities for the Whole Family
Ashmore Palms’ holiday, corporate, short-term and long-term cabin accommodation is set on almost 15 acres, complete with extensive family-friendly facilities, providing a fun yet relaxed environment for your next stay on the Gold Coast.
The Village is a great alternative to apartment, hotel and motel accommodation on the Gold Coast. There’s not a highrise in sight except for Ashmore Palms’ unique 2-storey Macaw Mansions named after the park’s beautiful macaw parrots!
Tropical Swimming Lagoons
Ashmore Palms’ tranquil lagoon area features 2 swimming lagoons and bird aviaries housing stunning Macaw parrots, all nestled within beautiful, tropically-landscaped gardens, grown over last 30 years.
The lagoon area is a tropical oasis and the perfect spot to relax on a sun lounge after a busy day of sightseeing during your Gold Coast holiday or enjoying a picnic at one of the table settings.
The larger of the swimming lagoons has a feature waterfall and convenient walk-in entry and is just the spot to cool down after a busy day. The fun Mushroom Lagoon is a hit with the kids, complete with 3 colourful mushroom fountains and water-spouting characters, including a worm and crocodile. The Mushroom Lagoon is heated during the cooler months for your enjoyment.
Ashmore Palms has 2 children’s playgrounds providing lots of fun for the young ones, Macca’s Madhouse (named after Ashmore Palms cuddly mascot, Macca Macaw) and Junior Jungle, named after the holiday park’s lush, tropical gardens.
Macca’s Madhouse is a 2-level playground has a series of slides and ramps, popular with kids aged 5-12 years. Junior Jungle has a cute jungle theme, shade sails and lower slides (than on Macca’s Madhouse), making is popular with little ones aged 2-7 years. For guest safety, the playgrounds are open during daylight hours.
Holiday Reception & General Store
Ashmore Palms’ Holiday Reception is conveniently open 7 days per week, excluding Christmas Day. The Holiday Reception Team assist with guest check in, check out, equipment hire, tour desk bookings, attraction brochures and local area maps.
The General Store is open 7 days per week. Items available for purchase include bread, milk, basic groceries, frozen foods, ice creams, snacks, sweets, drinks and a selection of souvenirs. Holiday guests can borrow from a range of DVD’s and book a time slot for the tennis court with the General Store Team.
Ashmore Palms has a stunning collection of South American Macaw parrots and other birds of the world. Many guests holiday at Ashmore Palms simply to see these beautiful parrots in person. During your Ashmore Palms holiday, check out the many species of exotic Macaws, Australian Native Birds, Moluccan and Umbrella Cockatoos and other species of birds housed in aviaries within the Village.
Many of Ashmore Palms’ fun family activities are held in the Activity Centre. These include kids’ craft, sand art, disco’s, balloon modelling workshops, laser tag and more. Please note that activities vary across peak and off peak periods.
Groups staying at Ashmore Palms, who have booked meal packages, can utilise the Activity Centre for catered meals.
The Activity Centre is a modern facility, featuring a stage, projector, TV screens, dance floor, seating, trestle and cafe tables, disco lighting, bathrooms and a toddler room.
One distinct feature of Ashmore Palms that makes the Village different to hotels, apartments and much of the other accommodation on the Gold Coast is its lush gardens. The well-established native trees, hundreds of palm trees, hibiscus shrubs and other trees and plants create a quiet and relaxed holiday setting and attracts local birdlife and butterflies.
Ashmore Palms’ manmade rainforest walkway starts at the lagoon area and is dotted with bird aviaries housing exotic Macaws and other parrots. The owners of Ashmore Palms have been growing amazing tropical vines along the walkway for 30 years, which create the atmosphere of a tropical rainforest. Guests can stroll along the rainforest walkways and elevated walkways to admire the birds and lush greenery including large palm trees and these lush, rainforest-style vines.
Ashmore Palms has 3 covered barbecue areas for the use of holiday guests. The larger barbecue area is located next to the Activity Centre and is popular with large groups, with barbecues, sink and seating for up to 48 people. The second barbecue area is located near the children’s playgrounds, with 4 table and chair settings. A smaller barbecue area is located near the Corporate Cabins and 2 free-standing, barbecues are located near the Macaw Mansions.
Ashmore Palms has three guest laundries, each with washing machines and dryers. A clothes line is located near each guest laundry. For guest’s convenience, holiday cabins each contain a clothes drying rack, a clothes basket and pegs. Clothes washing detergent is available for purchase in the General Store.
Ashmore Palms’ full size tennis court is available for use 7 days per week from 7:30am until dusk. Tennis court and racquet hire is free for holiday guests, with balls available for purchase in the General Store.