Best Camping Spots In Australia

Best Camping Spots In Australia

1. Bay of fires, Tasmania 

Bay of Fires is one of the most beautiful low cost camping spots locations in Tasmania. Tasmanian's have flocked to the Bay of Fires over Christmas, Easter, long-weekends and on school holidays to soak up the beauty of the area including the white sand and azure sea. You are more than likely to have these sun-drenched ocean beaches and secret coves all to yourself many times during the year. You will need to take your own firewood and water. Best time to go is November to April.

2. Myrtle Park, Tasmania

A very pretty camping area that is set alongside the St Patrick's River which boasts to have trout and platypus. They offer unpowered sites and good amenities, and is suitable for large caravans, motor-homes and big rigs. Located in the small town of Targa Half way between Launceston and Scottsdale on the Tasman Hwy (A3). Bookings are recommended for those wanting to reserve a site with a fireplace. Free hot showers, free electric barbecue.

3. Wangi Falls Campground, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory

Not a free camp but very cheap fees. Wangi Falls Campground is one of six campgrounds located within the Litchfield National Park. Litchfield National Park is an aesthetically stunning landscape, shaped by water and time, culturally rich and steeped in history. Come and explore the thundering falls, the walking tracks, rainforest pockets, historic sites, the intriguing magnetic termite mounds, pandanus-lined pools and 4WD tracks.

4. Daly Waters Pub, Northern Territory

This is a must stop Outback Pub. A lot of fun in the middle of nowhere. The beef 'n' barra barbie every night between April and October is to die for, It is so popular that you need to book. Free entertainment nightly. Accommodation available Powered Camping Site with Prices starting from $16 per person per night.

5. Bitter Springs, Elsey National Park, Northern Territory

The beauty of these springs will surprise you. Discovered by surveyors for the Overland Telegraph Line in the latter part of the nineteenth century, the Bitter Springs are located two kilometres from Mataranka in the Katherine region. Set amongst palms and tropical woodlands in the Elsey National Park, these spring-fed thermal pools are an ideal place to relax and unwind after a long drive, or while exploring the national park.

6. Roebuck Bay, Broome, Western Australia

Roebuck Bay Caravan Park enjoys an idyllic location with uninterrupted views over Roebuck Bay. Roebuck Bay Caravan Park is not what you would call a low-cost park with fees for a small powered site stating around $36, but it is the most popular park in Broome and is located right on Town Beach Roebuck Bay. A shady grassed park, with a range of accommodation powered and unpowered sites. The park is the closest to Broome township and handy to shops, a variety of restaurants and entertainment.

7. Palm Cove Holiday Park, North Queensland

Only metres from the beach in a beautiful location with state of the art facilities to make your stay all the more enjoyable. Pet Friendly. Reasonably priced at $29 without power a night with specials available.

8. Genoa Campground, Victoria

Genoa Rest Area is located at the bank of Genoa River with site suitable to caravans, motorhomes, and big rigs. The area is large and grassy with accessible amenities and has lots of large trees for shade. Genoa River is 14km West of the Victoria/NSW border on the Princes highway. The Genoa Campground is located on the old Princes Highway (4 Park Road) just North of the Genoa River bridge.

There is no charge for the use of this facility, however, donations are requested to upkeep the area.

9. Berry Showground, Campsite Berry, NSW

 Berry is lucky to have one of the best showgrounds in New South Wales. With its superb well-maintained lawns, shady areas and many historic buildings on site, it is a fantastic place for tent, trailer or caravan camping. Pet Friendly.

The grounds are open all year round except for two weeks before the great Berry Show on the first weekend of February. The railway station is immediately behind the Showground so you can catch the train up to Sydney for the day and leave the vehicle at the Showground. Tent campers are very welcome too.

10. Inskip Point Camping Ground, Rainbow Beach, Queensland

Enjoy the beauty of Inskip Point Camping Ground which is located opposite the southern tip of World Heritage Fraser Island. The Pacific Ocean is on the eastern side and the Great Sandy Strait is on the western side. Inskip Point Camping Ground is a nature-based recreational area.