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Big Red Kidney Bus - NSW

Big Red Kidney Bus

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2019 NSW locations are now open! See vacancies here.

See 2019 Big Red Kidney Bus NSW locations below.  Please note, dates and locations are subject to change under extenuating circumstances. You can also see Victoria locations here

Bookings for the NSW Big Red Kidney Bus need to be made at least two weeks in advance. Please read the admission criteria before you book a haemodialysis chair.  See the information you need to know about holiday dialysis here.

Patients arrange their own holiday accommodation and travel. We suggest mentioning Kidney Health Australia's Big Red Kidney Bus when booking into a holiday park, as discounts may be available. To learn more about these holiday locations and the things you can do download the latest brochure here

Please return your booking form to bigredkidneybus@kidney.org.au. Questions? Call 1800 454 363. 

Bookings require 2 weeks’ notice




Nelson Bay

Monday 28 October - Saturday 14 December 2019

Halifax Holiday Park

5 Beach Rd, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315

(02) 4988 0990



Bookings require 2 weeks’ notice

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Monday 6 January - Friday 24 January 2020

Royal North Shore Hospital

Main Entrance, Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW 2065

02 9926 9402


Bookings require 2 weeks’ notice

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Batemans Bay

Monday 3 February - Saturday 14 March 2020

BIG4 Batemans Bay Beach Resort

51 Beach Road, Batehaven Batemans Bay, NSW 2536

02 4472 4541



Bookings require 2 weeks’ notice

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Umina Beach 

Monday 30 March - Saturday 9 May 2020

NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort

Sydney Ave, Umina Beach NSW 2257

1800 611 522



Bookings require 2 weeks’ notice

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Port Macquarie (Mid North Coast)

Monday 18 May – Saturday 4 July 2020




NRMA Port Macquarie Breakwall Holiday Park

1 Munster St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444

(02) 6583 2755




Bookings require 2 weeks’ notice

See availabilities

Please note that these availabilities are updated regularly and accurate as of 21-10-2019. See here for current availabilities

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie

Boasting one of the best year-round climates, Port Macquarie is the perfect place to take a holiday.

Stroll, swim or explore one of the 17 beaches the region has to offer and discover famous lighthouses, local wildlife and more. Land lovers will enjoy the Googik Heritage Walking Track discovering some of the area’s best-kept natural secrets.

Immerse yourself in history and local culture at the Timbertown Heritage Theme Park or the Cedar Creek Goldfield. If the night sky is of more interest, take a peek at the stars in the Port Macquarie Astronomical Observatory.

There is so much to see and do in Port Macquarie.

Things to do:

  • Grants Beach Coast Walk
  • Sea Acres Rainforest Boardwalk
  • Tacking Point Lighthouse
  • Innes Ruins
  • Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail


  • Elsewhere: Travels through Syria, Iran, Egypt, Morocco and Central Asia Exhibition
  • Planet X Family Retro Roller Disco
  • Wauchope Farmers Market
  • Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

Where to stay:

The Big Red Kidney Bus will be parked at NRMA Port Macquarie Breakwall Holiday Park, 1 Munster Street, Port Macquarie.

Learn more about what to do in Port Macquarie.

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Holiday dialysis renal nurses the buses are proudly provided by Royal North Shore Hospital in New South Wales.

Nelson Bay

Visit Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is an enchanting destination with plenty of fun things to do, from dolphin watching to sunset cruises, plus the sheltered beach are ideal for families with young children.

The Nelson Bay marina is a wonderful place to grab a delicious plate of local seafood or take a stroll and soak up the seaside atmosphere.

Those with an adventurous side will not be disappointed, as there is a wide range of water sports available to try including snorkelling, diving and sailing.

With beautiful lookouts, walking and cycling tracks, and cosy cafes there will always be something to do and see on your getaway in Nelson Bay.

Things to do:

  • Gan Gan Hill Lookout
  • Irukandji Shark and Ray Encounters
  • Tea Gardens
  • Nelson Head lighthouse cottage
  • Stockton Bight sand dunes


  • Nelson Bay Legacy Markets
  • Foot Golf Asia Cup Australia 2019

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