Five Awesome Camping Sites in Australia


If you have always wanted to hire a campervan out of Brisbane and head off for a fun holiday with the family, then here are 5 great spots for you to check out across Australia.

Barrington Rock National Park, NSW

You can’t go wrong with this world heritage listed park, which has an abundance of wildlife - koalas, owls, scrub birds, possums, wallabies and kangaroos. There are plenty of trails for biking and hiking, natural waterways for fishing, swimming, canoeing and crystal clear mountain streams and waterfalls to just admire. There are lots of camping spots throughout the park, which are clean but basic.

Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, Yallingup, WA

With rugged sea cliffs, beautiful sandy beaches and sheltered bays, this national park is well worth a visit. There are a number of great lookout spots where you can watch the powerful southern ocean swells crashing onto the cliffs and the area is renowned for its birdlife, fishing and bush walks. There are plenty of camping ground along the coastline, as well as inland, so there is something for everyone.

Broome, WA

With red sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise water, Broome is a beautiful camping spot at the western edge of the Kimberley range. Check out Roebuck Bay for a slice of old world charm with powered and unpowered sites and reasonable amenities. Spend your days kayaking, visiting the historical pearling museum or the bird observatory, check out the local pearl farm, and take a tour of the Kimberley region or a camel tour along the beach.

Darwin, NT

The gateway to Kakadu National Park, Darwin has some stunning camping spots dotted around, which are suitable for all the family. Known for its laid back lifestyle, its world class fishing and its eclectic mix of cultures, Darwin offers something for everyone. Check out the Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs, take a cruise along the Mary River Wetlands or Darwin Harbour, go birdwatching in the mangroves or check out the plethora of local markets.

Mission Beach, QLD

With 14 km of stunning golden beaches and crystal clear water, Mission Beach is an idyllic spot for camping. Lush natural rainforest grows right up to the beach, making this area a perfect spot for some serious rest and relaxation. There are a number of good camping sites along Mission Beach offering a variety of powered and unpowered sites and cabins. Check out the Mamu Tropical Skywalk over the rainforest canopy, go water rafting or kayaking, catch a fish or just have fun in the ocean.

Hiring a campervan in Brisbane is a great way to see Australia. Simply take your time, potter along and stop whenever you feel like it - holidays just don’t come any better than this. 

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