Our Favourite Australian Camping Destinations for Your Long Weekend Getaway!
March 20, 2023
Maybe we’re just biassed, but we really believe that it’s no secret that Australia provides the best landscapes and shorelines. From national parks or campsites in the outback that will make you feel closer to nature, to beachside spots with white sand and serene turquoise waters, camping across Australia is the best way to embrace the natural beauty that this country has to offer.
If you’re planning a camping getaway soon, check out this list of our favourite camping destinations perfect for your long weekend getaway.
Noosa is known for its beaches and shoreline. If you’re a beach person and love to surf, swim or just be in the ocean, Noosa is your paradise. Camping there is extremely popular year-round and a lot of people from across the country go there to experience its spectacular shores and unique wildlife.
If you want to ditch the beach, you can go to Noosa River Holiday Park to camp. It has got excellent cafés and restaurants along Gympie Terrace, as well as the riverfront bike path and promenade.
Victorians love to camp at the Grampians. A naturally rocky terrain overlooking the rugged landscape of western Victoria, the Grampians is the right spot for you if you’re a mountain person. For adventurers, there are overnight hikes to some spectacular lookout points and camping spots nestled in the mountain peaks.
Cockatoo Island, Sydney
Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the middle of stunning Sydney that offers the most unusual camping experience. Stay in Cockatoo Island's award-winning waterfront campground to enjoy unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour and access scenic picnic spots, BBQs and cafés! It is one of the top-rated camping sites in Australia and often makes it to many travellers’ lists of must-visit places.
Imagine watching the sunset from your tent or having your morning coffee with your legs dipped into the beach sand in any of these destinations. Doesn’t it sound like the perfect getaway? If you’re all set to go, make sure to pack your camping gear from Explore Planet Earth and have your Gasmatecamping stove ready for a memorable weekend!
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