Manilla and District Accomodation
It is advisable to check for availability prior to arriving. When making bookings don't forget to say that you are a glider pilot ! (some places offer discounts for pilots). Unless otherwise stated, deposits are normally not required, but, if your plans change, please do the right thing and let your intentions be known.
For accommodation beyond Manilla here is the Direct Link to the Tamworth Regional Accommodation guide.
Please check for updated prices.
NOTICE : COVID-19 (updated 26th March 2020)
The NSW State Gov't has just restricted people from using Camping and Caravan Parks.
ONLY permanent residents of the facility, and those with no other permanent residence (eg genuine international tourists or people travelling and living in their caravans, mobile homes, vans, tents etc) are permitted to stay at such facilities.
Manilla Paragliding - Mt Borah - Cabins and Camping
At Godfrey's place - Mt Borah. ph 02 67 85 65 45 email : Click here !
Quiet Twin Share and Double cabins (linen and towels supplied), camping (near cabins or by river), kitchen (with all cutlery, plates accessories etc) and BBQ facilities. There is a swimming pool and coming soon a licensed Cafe ! Landing and ground handling paddock next to cabins. FREE Wireless Internet - so bring your laptop PC !
Perfect for pilots who don't want to be in Town and prefer a countryside location for their holiday. Also suitable for those without a car - we can arrange airport and bus/train pick ups. Car hire available too for non flying days.
Rates per night : Twin share Cabins : $25 p/p ($30 for a one night only stay); Double Cabins (sleeps a couple + child or 2 singles - has single bunk on top) : $50 per couple (one child free or extra adult $10), Glamping Tents (with double bed, all blankets linen towels etc like a cabin) $25 p/p; Camping $10 p/p ($12 inc power), Tent hire $5 p/p per night.
Rates per week : Please contact us for long stay rates .
Corner Namoi and Court St , Manilla. Contact : Peter and Marie. Ph : (02) 6785 1306, Fax : (02) 6785 1964. Email :
Recently rebuilt after the fire in early 2009 and now open for business again :-) All the usual modern Motel facilities and services.
Room Rates per night : Single $80, Double $90, Family (sleeps 4) $105.
Pilot discount : $5 per room night.
Hotels (Note for our overseas visitors : these are not "Hotels", they are Pubs and offer share bathrooms only - they are approx a 1 star rating equivalent)
ROYAL HOTEL (Vic and Toms):
Corner Manilla and Strafford Sts, Vic and Tom Cocking. Ph 02 67851017, email : firstname.lastname@example.org, web : www.vicntoms.com
Various room options. Restaurant and great Aussie Bar Meals. Self Service Breakfasts $3.50
Rates per night: $25 single, $40 double
IMPERIAL HOTEL (also called the Bottom Pub):
Corner Manilla and Market Sts; Gary or Cindy, Ph 02 6785 1018. email@example.com
Single, twin and double rooms. No Breakfasts. Kitchen available. Restuarant in Hotel.
Rates per night: $25 p/p
BARRABA - VICTORIA HOTEL (30mins drive north of Manilla) :
82 Queens St, Barraba, Jennifer Tighe, Ph 02 6782 1004
Refurbished Hotel, various room options. Meals available. Friendly family owned hotel.
Rates per night : $25 per person
Caravan Parks, Cabins, B&B, Farm Stays and Camping
MANILLA PARAGLIDING - CABINS AND CAMPING :
At Godfrey's place - Mt Borah. ph 02 67 85 65 45, fax : 02 67 85 65 45, email : Click here !
RIVER GUMS CARAVAN PARK Cabins & Caravans :
Halls Ck Rd, Manilla; Ph 02 6785 1166 Dave & Lee Menzies, email : firstname.lastname@example.org , www.tamworth.nsw.gov.au/therivergums
Cabins, powered Camping & Caravan sites, camp kitchen and kiosk. Nice riverside location, swimming etc. Internet access. 7 minute walk to Town and HQ. Glider landing area nearby at sports field. Pilot retrievals and Tamworth Airport transfers can be arranged - please call for details.
Rates per night: Powered site: $9 p/p, Non powered $7, Cabin Bunk beds $15 p/p, Family Cabin $55 1- 2 people ( $8 for extra person up to 6 max)
Lake Keepit Rd, Manilla ; Alan Barnes (he is a sailplane pilot!). Various single/double bed/room options with private facilities, swimming pool. Phone for updated prices : 0455 268 802