For those of us who call Australia home, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful places in the great outdoors to explore. Although we still can’t visit our favourite overseas destinations this summer, we are lucky enough to have our pick of coastal views, amazing beaches, stunning mountain ranges and national parks right here in our own backyard. Spend your next holiday or weekend getaway camping in some of Australia’s best camping destinations. Check out these five great camping spots that you must visit on your next trip.
Rainbow Beach, Queensland:
Rainbow Beach is a playground for aquatic lovers. Relax and spend your camping days swimming in the crystal-clear ocean while taking in the vast landscape of the stunning coastline of Queensland. Take the 4WD straight out onto the beach, or relax with a cold bevvy at the local pub when you need a little break from the great outdoors.
North Stradbroke Island, Queensland:
Pack up your camping gear and visit North Stradbroke Island for your next outdoor beach camping trip. Only a short ferry ride from Cleveland, or accessible by boat, North Straddie can be your next weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Enjoy a day of surfing, kayaking, sandboarding, and fishing. Put your sunscreen on and relax. Take out your family or friends for the long coastal walks and experience the beach’s natural beauty.
The city is situated in New South Wales, 540 kilometres north of Sydney and 390 kilometres south of Brisbane. Book a camping spot in Coffs Harbour and experience nature at its finest. It is easy to find affordable camping sites or cabins for accommodation. Experience surfing and beach activities in Coffs Harbour. Spend your time by visiting the holiday parks to enjoy rides and play games with your kids.
Camping in Noosa North Shore:
It is a rural coastal suburb situated in Queensland, the Shire of Noosa. From here you can visit Great Sandy National Park and Noosa River. Visit the suburb Teewah by taking a cable ferry in the Noosa River. The car ferry will take you to the north shore of Noosa. The north shore is an 80km long open beach perfect for camping. Explore the golden sands and wild forests. You can do horse-riding, fishing, surfing and 4WD. Rent four-wheelers from local companies for exploration. The North Shore is the gateway to Fraser Island and the Great Walk of Cooloola via the Great Sandy National Park.
If you like to visit hills and mountains, then this location is perfect for you. The Blue Mountains are located in New South Wales, near Sydney’s Metropolitan area. Get your camping swag and drive your car for only 90 minutes from Sydney and visit this mountain range. Experience long bushwalks, scenic beauty, dazzling vistas and swimming spots. There are multiple campgrounds to set up your perfect camping experience. You can explore the parks and also get a free campground on the bank of Megalong Creek near Katoomba. So, pack your gear and set off for blue mountains.
Try these five camping locations and experience the thrill of outdoor adventure. Share your moments. So, gather your swags to head off your favourite camping spot this summer!