Discover showground camping – good for facilities, space and the wallet!

country town showgrounds at Koorawatha, NSW at Sunset
Koorawatha Showgrounds, NSW at Sunset

You asked for it, you get it! Brett Kempster wrote to us and suggested: “What about a feature on country town showgrounds providing low cost camping?  We stayed in a couple but our last trip…through NT, Qld and NSW really highlighted to us how brilliant an option they are. A few we stayed in on that trip:

Adelaide River (NT) – even had a pool

Mundubbera (Qld) – quiet hospitable town

Mundubbera showground

Moree (NSW) – RSL out the back gate

Narrabri (NSW) – brilliant, quiet and near town

I’m sure there are many others people can suggest.”

Well, here’s a few more showgrounds for your list, Brett! And they’re all pet friendly.

Find them all in the CAMPS App and guides. And tell us your favourites!

The yellow markers and yellow gate icons in the CAMPS App and guides are for showgrounds, rec grounds and community halls.

Many have toilets and showers and other facilities, too. Find out what types of camps are in Australia…

Mount Gambier Showgrounds, SA is a terrific spot. It has a dump point, shower and toilet, even powered sites & a laundry…

These two showgrounds at Widgee (near Gympie) and Canungra (Gold Coast Hinterland) in South East Queensland have all the goods…

An unexpected surprise was the Chudleigh Memorial Hall and Showground. It’s directly opposite the honey farm! Read on for facilities and more budget camping in the Meander Valley…

Keep following our “Across the Centre” trip and “Where am I” on our socials! What an adventure – we camped in NT’s Red Centre a few days back – now we’re in outback WA!

Find more country town showgrounds, free and budget camping sites, or caravan parks throughout Australia in the CAMPS 12 guide booksCAMPS Pendium boxed set and free UPDATED CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App.

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