Caravanning has never been so popular, check out our top caravan parks in Australia.
There is no doubt that caravan and camping has been on the increase in Australia in the last decade or more. With over 2000 tourist parks Australia-wide with facilities such as water parks, mini golf, wi-fi, luxury accommodation and more, the options are endless.
We have done the hard work for you and provided you with a great list of some of the top caravan parks across Australia, based on location and of course their facilities.
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Big4 Deniliquin Holiday Park, Deniliquin
An award winning caravan park set on the banks of the Edward River in the Murray and Riverina Regions. It boasts a pool, water splash park, minigolf, water sports, ensuite sites and even luxury accommodation. It’s also pet-friendly and only 3.5 hours from Melbourne, 2 hours from Bendigo and just 50 minutes from Echuca.
For more information www.big4.com.au/caravan-parks/nsw/the-murray/deniliquin-holiday-park
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NRMA Merimbula Beach Resort and Holiday Park, Merimbula
Positioned on a cliff top with spectacular ocean views, this award winning holiday resort has crystal-clear waters and sandy beaches on its doorstep. The ultimate beachside destination offers a great range of accommodation, caravan sites and facilities, with some of the best spots reserved for caravan and camping. The park has also undergone a major facelift in recent years and even has a café amongst their many facilities.
For more information: www.nrmaparksandresorts.com.au/merimbula-beach/
Marengo Holiday Park, Great Ocean Road
This modest holiday park is all about its location next to the ocean. Located just off the Great Ocean Road and along the 100km Great Ocean Walk, many of its sites have stunning ocean views. With great communal facilities and dogs welcome. The many customer recommendations speak for themselves.
For more information: marengopark.com.au/
Big4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park, Healesville
This holiday park is immersed in natural bush land, surrounded by native wildlife and stunning sceneries. They have a wide range of accommodation and facilities to suit everyone, including an extensive range of glamping accommodation. This park’s location is great for a city trip to Melbourne or to the nearby Yarra Valley wine region.
Sea Vu Caravan Park, Robe
Robe, on South Australia’s Limestone Coast is where this sea view holiday park lives up to its name. With powered caravan sites overlooking Guichen Bay and ocean-view cabins, this park has standard facilities, paddleboard hire, and pets permitted in off peak times. It’s worth the visit.
For more information: www.seavucaravanpark.com.au/
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Big 4 Renmark Riverfront Holiday Park, Renmark
Located on the Murray River, this holiday park is an ideal base to explore the Riverland region, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful 1km of river frontage. A large redevelopment has given this park many new facilities including a resort pool, extensive playground and kids activities, games room, television lounge and so much more. You can even hire fishing rods, a range of water activity equipment, bikes and more. There is also a full range of accommodation options on this majestic river location.
Barossa Valley Holiday and Caravan Park, Tanunda
This holiday park is set amongst one of the world’s best wine regions, the Barossa Valley. It is the perfect base to explore the vine-covered region of the Barossa Valley. There is a wide range of accommodation options including deluxe safari tents, as well as powered and unpowered camp sites. Modern facilities are on hand to help you enjoy this historic yet scenic location.
Lake Argyle Caravan and Camping Park, Kununurra
Lake Argyle is a fresh water lake in the far north of Western Australia, in the remote Kimberley region. It is brimming with wildlife and stunning views, a paradise in the outback! This lakeside caravan park not only stands out for its stunning location but also the 35m edge infinity pool with amazing views, known as the most spectacular pool in the Kimberley. Lake Argyle accommodation options range from camping and powered sites to cabins and villas all with amazing views. They also have an on-site restaurant with beer garden.
For more information: www.lakeargyle.com/
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Quobba Station, Red Bluff
Quobba Station at Red Bluff, is a working pastoral station that stretches for 80km along WA’s coral coast. Located on the southern tip of Ningaloo Marine Park, the park is remote and rugged. With basic facilities, including drop toilets and BYO water for most accommodation, a 4wd is recommended for the rough access track to the station.
This eco retreat has unpowered sites, shacks, bungalows and retreats all boasting sea views, and an abundance of local wildlife. Surfing, fishing, diving, sunsets, whale and turtle watching (when in season) are the pastimes here.
For more information: www.quobba.com.au/
1770 Camping Ground, Gladstone
1770 Camping Ground is known for its absolute beachfront camping. Located in this peaceful, laidback town with basic facilities, the park is located on a secluded bay with white sandy beaches, safe for swimming and mooring your boat. Powered and unpowered sites are available, as well as beachfront sites. A perfect location for relaxing or taking advantage of the many activities such as reef and estuary fishing, mud crabbing, golf, paddle boarding, surfing or bushwalking.
For more information: www.1770campingground.com.au/
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Big 4 Caloundra holiday park, Caloundra
There is no doubt that the Sunshine Coast is a stunning location and this park is ideally located on the water’s edge of the idyllic Pumicestone Passage. Choose from a range of accommodation options, from caravan and camping sites to luxury cabins and glamping tents. With facilities all located nearby (or within the park), you have everything at your fingertips for a perfect beachside stay.
For more information: big4caloundra.com.au/
Adventure Whitsunday Resort, Airlie Beach
Located in the middle of Airlie Beach, this parks name includes ‘adventure’. It has it all, a huge heated pool, waterslides, tennis, mini golf, outdoor movies, an animal park and even poolside massages to just name a few.
With caravan and camping sites, condo’s, cabins and villa’s all available, this park is also a great location to further exploring or day tripping to the stunning Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.
For more information: www.adventurewhitsunday.com.au/
Fraser Street Caravan Park, Hervey Bay
A secluded subtropical oasis located near the worlds largest sand island, Fraser Island. This park is full of wildlife, has a tennis court, two swimming pools, outdoor communal spaces and plenty of kid’s activities. Accommodation options are vast with caravan and camping sites, many different cabin styles and deluxe safari tents. With the local activities including fishing, whale watching (when in season) and of course Fraser Island, this is a great place to visit.
For more information: www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au/caravan-parks/queensland/fraser-street-hervey-bay/info
Kakadu Lodge and Caravan Park, Kakadu
Australia’s biggest national park, Kakadu National Park, is renowned for its landscapes, rainforests, wetlands, waterfalls, and an abundance of exotic wildlife and ancient rock art. Aurora Kakadu Lodge Caravan and Camping Park is a great central place to stay, as this is the place that all Kakadu tours pick up and drop off at. They offer a wide range of accommodation all set in lush tropical gardens, just 3 hour’s drive from Darwin. Complete with a lagoon-style pool, poolside bar, bistro and bbq facilities, they are self-acclaimed as a ‘friendly oasis for travellers’.
For more information: aurorakakadulodge.com.au/
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Kings Canyon Resort, Petermann
Located in heart of Australia’s red centre, Kings Canyon is a natural wonder located about halfway between Alice Springs and Uluru. The canyon is a must see and this park is a great stop over on your travels. Kings Canyon resort has accommodation for everyone with glamping, resort rooms, lodge rooms and camping and caravanning sites. There are also many facilities including a swimming pool, tennis court, sunset viewing deck and many eating options. Kings Canyon won’t disappoint!
For more information: www.kingscanyonresort.com.au/
Big4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park, Alice Springs
Located just outside of Alice Springs, this park is an Oasis in the desert. With great views, many kids facilities, heated swimming pools, a gym, reading room and more. They also have a wide range of accommodating options from caravan and camping sites, to cabins, villa’s, budget rooms and safari tents. And everyone is invited to the pancake breakfast on Sunday mornings. This park is a great place to base yourself for your sightseeing around Alice Springs.
For more information: macrange.com.au/
White Beach Tourist Park, White Beach
Nestled in the shelter of Wedge Bay, you can experience the best the Tasman Peninsula has to offer at White Beach Tourist Park. With direct beach access and located only 10 minutes away from the historic site of Port Arthur, this park is the perfect spot for swimming, fishing and water sports or exploring the local region. Accommodation includes cabins and powered and non-powered sites and modern facilities to fulfil everyone’s needs to make for a relaxing beachside holiday.
For more information: www.whitebeachtouristpark.com.au/
Cradle Mountain Discovery Holiday Park, Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain Discovery Holiday Park is set on the edge of the world heritage listed Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park, providing a true wilderness experience and easy access to Cradle Mountain, ‘one of the most beautiful places on earth’. With extensive accommodation options including cottages, cabins, dorms, and caravan and camping sites. The famous overland track starts here and covers 161,000 hectares with guided and unguided walks, canoe tours, horseback trail rides and even helicopter flights. The options are endless for adventure here.
For more information: www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au/caravan-parks/tasmania/cradle-mountain-cradle-mountain