Australia’s Top 10 Most Popular Caravan Parks
For nature lovers and respite seekers, choosing a caravan park in Australia is dependent on several factors, including location, facilities, and proximity to nearby towns. Most parks offer accommodations to suit every budget and cater to visitors of every taste. Couples and families benefit from caravanning by building stronger relationships with a relaxing getaway. The most popular caravan parks appeal to campers and backpackers every experience level and are listed below.
Big4 Holiday Parks of Australia
Most popular: Cooke Point Holiday Park (Port Hedland), North Star Holiday Resort (Hastings Point), Dubbo Parklands Holiday Park (Dubbo), Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park (Sydney)
With over 180 locations throughout Australia, Big4 Holiday Parks has been serving vacationers in 1979. Each park has a unique design, high-quality accommodations, and park facilities for every type of traveler. Backpackers can pitch a tent for a night or two on a beautifully maintained site, close to bathing and kitchen facilities. Motorhome owners can find a spacious, self-contained spot with water and electricity hookups. Safari-style tents and modern, contemporary cabins cater to the more sophisticated traveler. Winner of the 2014 State Tourism Award, Big4 offers:
- Power and non-power sites for caravans and backpackers
- Two and three bedroom cabins with private kitchens and bathrooms
- Suite accommodations for larger groups
- Playgrounds and fitness areas, spas, pools, and splash parks
NRMA Holiday Parks
Most popular: Treasure Island Holiday Park (Gold Coast), Ocean Beach Resort and Holiday Park (Umina Beach), Merimbula Beach Holiday Park (Short Point Beach)
The National Roads & Motorists’ Association is the operator of NRMA Holiday Parks with 7 locations along Australia’s East Coast in South Durras, Sapphire Coast, Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Umina Beach, Myall Shores, Arrawarra Beach, and Gold Coast. Not only is the association known for its broad range of accommodations (BBQ areas, playgrounds, resort-style swimming pools, etc.), but for their commitment to the community by assisting in drought and disaster relief efforts, and collaborating with the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
Aspen Parks and Resorts
Most popular: Coogee Beach Holiday Park (Perth), Shady River Holiday Park (Echuca-Moama), Maidens Inn Holiday Park (Moama)
With over 20 caravan park locations in Australia, Aspen Parks and Resorts has a large selection of lodging options to suit every camper’s need from the basic ground site to the holiday resort. All caravan and camping sites are powered and grassed, and close to amenities like tennis courts, swimming pools, and recreation rooms. In 2015, Aspen Parks and Resorts received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for its stellar service and top-notch facilities.
Once the destination is chosen, a full tune-up and inspection should be conducted on caravans. A licensed and certified service like A1 Roadworthy for your caravan is highly recommended for safety and operating inspections. The company has caravan roadworthy servicing and inspections covering identification, modification, suspension, lights and electrical, wheels and tires, chassis and body, brakes, and tow couplings. Locations for A1 Roadworthy for your caravan include Brisbane, North Brisbane, Caboolture, Logan, Ipswich, and Beaudesert. Service to all suburban areas available upon request.