Top 10 Australian Caravan Parks
Campervanning around Australia is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Finding the best places to stay will greatly contribute to your enjoyment of this life-changing trip, as it will determine important factors of your budget, along with the overall pleasure of your campervan hire holiday experience.
To help you out, we've devised a list of Australia's best caravan parks. These offer the best accommodation out there, along with all those little extras that are guaranteed to make your trip just that touch more enjoyable.
1. Big 4 St Helens Holiday Park (Tasmania)
Big 4 St Helens is an ideal holiday destination as it is close by to some of East Coast Tasmania's most magnificent highlights: Freycinet National Park, Binalong Bay, Bay of Fires and the St Columbia Waterfalls.
The park offers activities for the kids, along with modern facilities that will help make your stay a pleasant one.
2. Port Stephens Beachside Holiday Parks (New South Wales)
With locations at Soldiers Point, Shoal Bay, Halifax and Fignal Bay, Port Stephen's Holiday Parks spoil you for choice when it comes to staying in this area.
Each park offers top-of-the-line facilities, with resort style pools, modern BBQ and kitchen areas, wireless internet, and some even offering tennis courts.
Basing yourself at one of these parks provides the perfect base for exploration of the stunning Port Stephens area.
3. Berri Riverside Caravan Park (South Australia)
Centrally located in the Riverland of South Australia, The Berri Riverside Caravan Park is a great place for families of all ages to visit. Situated just 3 hours north of Adelaide, this part is nestled right near the banks of the Murray River, ensuring it offers plenty to do and see while staying.
4. Big 4 Tweed Billabong Holiday Caravan Park (New South Wales)
Situated near the coastal border between New South Wales and Queensland, the Tweed Billabong Holiday Park is ideally positioned in one of the country's most beautiful regions.
Nestled around a large billabong, the accommodation options here are second to none and are accompanied with excellent camp kitchen and BBQ facilities, along with a gorgeous resort-style pool. Enjoy!
5. Kakadu Lodge and Caravan Park (Northern Territory)
If you are spending some time exploring the remarkable Kakadu National Park, there really is no other (wise) choice than to stay at the Kakadu Lodge and Caravan Park.
Situated on the fringe of the Jabiru township, this park offers an oasis in the desert (much like Kakadu itself), boasting a lagoon-like pool and a close proximity to stunning waterfalls and crystal clear plunge pools.
6. Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Camping (Western Australia)
Get up close and personal with the friendly dolphins when you stay at the Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort. Frolic freely with these creative creatures when you book a site at this hugely popular park.
Enjoy the modern facilities that include an Internet cafe, digital photo lab and a mini mart. Absolute beachfront should also help ensure you thoroughly enjoy yourself.
7. Big 4 Maroochy Palms Holiday Village and Caravan Park (Queensland)
Queensland's beautiful Sunshine Coast is home to some incredible areas and perhaps none more so than Maroochydoore. The best place to stay is of course the Big 4 Maroochy Palms Holiday Village and Caravan Park, as it offers a wide range of accommodation options, a huge swimming pool complex, recreation rooms, tennis facilities and a stunningly landscaped environment.
8. Phillip Island Caravan Park (Victoria)
This Big 4 Park is nestled amongst the sand dunes of the pristine Newhaven Beach on Victoria's Phillip Island.
While staying here you can enjoy local attractions like the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, Grand Prix Circuit, Penguin Parade and the Koala Conservatory.
9. Big 4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort (Queensland)
Queensland's Whitsundays are another great example of this country's pure magic when it comes to nature. The best place to base yourself for exploration of these natural wonders is the Big 4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort.
The park's location in the beautiful Airlie Beach is ideal and the added bonuses of the area's largest resort pool, water slides, tennis, mini golf and outdoor movies may make you never want to leave.
10. Arkaroola Tourist Resort, Northern Flinders Ranges (South Australia)
This privately owned resort is situated 600 km north of Adelaide and is pleasantly nestled in the northern Flinders Ranges. Many of the camping sites are positioned on the banks of Wywhyanna Creek, providing a lovely, tranquil setting that is sure to please.
Take some time to explore this beautiful part of the Flinders Ranges by embarking on one of Arkaroola's tours, doing a spot of bird watching or mountain bike riding or booking a scenic flight.
Caravan Parks are also a popular accommodation option in New Zealand. Find out more about campervan hire Auckland and start planning your trip today.