Looking to get back to nature with a camper trailer in tow? There are many beautiful national parks across our country with a bountiful supply of natural wonders. However, not all of these national parks allow access and provide camping spots for camper trailers, hybrid caravans or slide on campers. Let us make the process of finding ideal camper trailer camping sites in a national parks easier for you!
There is no need to sacrifice tranquillity, seclusion and a true nature packed vacation for the comfort of staying in a camper trailer. You truly can have it all when combining the comfort of a camper trailer with a perfect natural environment thanks to the wide range of national parks we are spoilt within our country that allows access to camper trailers, slide on campers and hybrid caravans.
We have found a selection of idyllic national parks across Australia that you can visit easily with your camper trailer. Check out our suggestions below!
Moreton Island National Park
Moreton Island is a natural wonder right on Brisbane’s doorstep, just a short 40km ferry ride from Brisbane. This island really has it all, with crystal clear lagoons and creeks, sandy beaches, and tall sand dunes, proving that this island truly is a jewel in Moreton Bay.
There are five national park campgrounds with facilities located on the beach as well as a number of bush campsites that are all suitable for camper trailers.
Please note that a 4WD is required to traverse Moreton Island with on-beach and 4WD tracks marked out across the island between various points of interest. If you are unfamiliar with driving on sand, please consider the following Driving on Sand guidelines before deciding to visit Moreton Island.
Tully Gorge National Park
If you are travelling further north for your camper trailer adventure, you can’t go past Tully Gorge National Park. 41 km north-west of Tully, you will be transported into a tropical paradise featuring Tully River, a popular whitewater rafting spot. Whether you choose to hike through the rainforest, go for a swim at Alligator Nest swimming or picnic area or visit a panoramic lookout, you are bound to find plenty of things to do to keep you entertained.
When visiting Tully Gorge National Park, you will be setting up your campsite at Tully Gorge camping area which can be accessed via 2WD on a bitumen road. This lush rainforest location also holds all of the facilities you need for a comfortable stay including showers, toilets and barbeque areas. Campfires are also permitted at this location.
New South Wales
Yuraygir National Park
As the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline in Australia, Yuraygir National Park is a pristine location where you can truly get away from it all. Located between Yamba and Coffs Harbour, the remote campsites dotted around this national park can easily be accessed by 2WD. With pristine, secluded beaches, an expansive range of bushwalking trails, quiet lakes and rivers for swimming and boating and a wonderful range of Australian flora and fauna, this truly is a one of a kind natural camping spot you will enjoy.
Nine campsites are available across this expansive coastal national park with six of these camping spots suitable for camper trailers. Each campsite is truly unique with both bush and beachside camping that is highly accessible to a range of wildlife including kangaroos and rare coastal emus.
This campsite is operated on a first in first served basis, bookings are not available.
Murramarang National Park
Located near Batemans Bay on the NSW south coast, this national park is a natural wonderland where you can surf, walk, swim and fish. Featuring a 44km long dramatic coastline where you can spot native birds and wildlife, there is a wonderful array of natural locations to explore and activities to take part in.
This national park includes three campgrounds available that are suitable for camper trailers. The Depot Beach campground is one of the most desired camping sites located right beside the beach, making it an ideal spot to set up camp if you wish to go fishing, snorkelling and swimming.
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Considered to be one of the most-loved natural locations in Victoria, this national park is located on the most southern tip of mainland Australia. Wilsons Promontory National Park has it all from open forest and rainforest to sweeping coastlines and granite mountains.
Tidal River campground is the most popular spot for campers. This campsite is located near the beach and river with full amenities available and a general store located nearby. Stockyard Camp near the park entrance is another suitable camp site for camper trailers with all of the facilities you need for a comfortable stay.
Flinders Chase National Park – Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island is a popular holiday destination and wildlife sanctuary that can easily be accessed via ferry from Cape Jervis. This iconic island is abundant with wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and bandicoots just to name a few. The wildlife on land is equally matched by the expansive sea life that can be found at this island location.
Flinders Chase National Park is the biggest national park on the island located at the western end of Kangaroo Island. With the perfect combination of beaches, eucalyptus woodlands, gullies and gorges, there is so much to explore. This national park is also home to many endangered species and brilliant wildflowers.
With four campsites to choose from, Rocky River is probably your best choice for camper trailers and will be an ideal base to explore Kangaroo Island.
Kakadu National Park
Kakadu is an iconic national park that every Australian should visit in their lifetime. With truly unique landscapes and untouched natural habitats, camping at Kakadu is an experience you will never forget. There are several regions within Kakadu National Park with multiple campsites available in each. Choosing the ideal campsites for you will depend on the areas you wish to explore.
Gunlom Campground is an ideal rugged bush setting for camper trailers that is worth considering, featuring facilities including bathrooms and hot showers and flat grassed, shaded camp sites. This area features a glorious waterfall and plunge pool that you can swim in. You can even climb to the top of the waterfall for sweeping view across the southern portion of Kakadu National Park. This is just one of the many camping sites to explore for a camping adventure in Kakadu National Park.
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