A good percentage of camping and caravanning travellers stop at Caravan Parks in Australia. There are thousands to choose from, and you do not need to be self-sufficient. This means they are suitable for all types of camping, from swags, rooftop tents, tents, camper trailers, campers, motorhomes and caravans.
Few have room for Big Rigs, however caravan parks also offer cabins or glamping. Many caravan parks are located in idyllic spots – close to town or beachside.
Many campers start their adventures in caravan parks as you have familiar comforts and facilities from home. Families can seek out extra attractions like water parks, jumping pillows and playgrounds – which means you can enjoy a get together and not even leave the park!
Wildflowers are on show now spring is here. In the Eastern Wheatbelt of Western Australia, the town of Kulin is going above and beyond to attract us RV travellers. Located in the town’s centre, the Kulin Caravan Park guests contribute an amount which they feel their stay and experience is worth. They say this is a unique financial model that is centred on the values of trust, generosity and respect. With drive through bays, new ensuite style ablutions, laundry, powered sites, BBQ and pet friendly, this offer is available to bona fide visitors and tourists for up to 5 consecutive
With only a week until Melbourne Cup, this newsletter is all about awesome camps and locations and horses! Starting with a ‘red tick’ camp at Newstead Racecourse. Located near Castlemaine, Victoria, it was only $10 per site per couple. It has EXCELLENT showers, BBQ shelter, large grounds, dump point AND ash pit. Thumbs up to the sheep-in-the-pasture views and the volunteers! GOORAMBAT VIEWS We enjoyed a pub lunch with horse views. There are more in this SILO ART trail in Victoria…plus view the latest mural! TOURING TIP Visit Goondiwindi, QLD to see this racehorse – but did you know he
Just a heads up for all campers! The Crocodile Caravan Park at Lightning Ridge, NSW is now being managed by the Lighting Ridge Bowls Club Committee. The updated contact details with phone, email and website are live in the Camps App. All check-ins are now to be made at the Wallangulla Motel, 22 Morilla St, Lighting Ridge. The new park manager, Carol, is an absolute gem and is especially looking forward to your next stay. Check out the Camps App for more! Here’s a pic from our visit there this year… BOWLING CLUB If you are staying here, it is
Today we introduce new publicans, new owners, new reopenings, a new camp recipe to try and some brand new sites. We even climbed a volcano at one of these! And a tip: if you are looking for brand new camps and caravan parks, the NEW Camps App is now FREE to download! Bellum Hotel reopens, SA Congrats Bob and Meg – the new owners/publicans at The Bellum Hotel. We free camped, visited sinkholes and climbed a volcano here – just before it opened. Visit Darwin River Fern Farm, NT This new listing is in a great spot to camp near
In the little town of Mundoora located on a street between two councils sits the Mundoora Museum Caravan and Camping Park. You can stay by donation and the park accommodates, tents, trailers, caravans or motorhomes.
Words and Images by Mark McGirr via Caravan & Camping Australia
Thanks Mark for sharing your experiences at an Australian icon, The Horizontal Falls
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