In this blog, we take to the open road and share Western Australia’s top 5 camping and caravan destinations with you. Read on to find out more...
Australia is home to almost boundless beauty but often we don’t get the opportunity to really immerse ourselves in it. This Easter weekend you can take the opportunity to change that. Take a step back from the usual hustle and bustle of Monday to Friday. Treat yourself, your family and your friends by going off the beaten path and discover a new getaway under Western Australia’s Autumn skies. All you need is a sense of wonder, a caravan(preferably equipped with a quality anode) and an appetite for adventure.
In this blog, we take to the open road and share Western Australia’s top 5 camping and caravan destinations with you. Read on to find out more.
BIG4 Plantation Caravan Park (Carnavon)
First on our list is, widely celebrated and favoured BIG4 Plantation Caravan Park, located on the outskirts of Carnavon. Carnavon is a coastal town surrounded by mango plantations (hence its name) and can be found roughly 900km north of Perth, WA.
While it is an ideal location for camping, Big4 Plantation Caravan Park still offers some of your favourite creature comforts such as a laundry, camp kitchen, barbecues, a swimming pool and a playground to keep your kids entertained from sunrise to sunset.
The tree-lined roads make this park a cool, shady getaway that promises some much-needed peace and relaxation.
Nearby, visitors are more than welcome to take part in a variety of activities ranging from bowling to gold and more at the Carnarvon Bowling Club, Tennis Club, Golf Club and Bingo Club.
Entry cost : $25- $150
Location: 589 Robinson Street, Carnarvon, Western Australia, 6701
Region : Coral Coast
Telephone: +618 9941 8100
Jurien Bay Tourist Park
220 kilometres north of Perth, the aptly named Jurien Bay Tourist Park, is a tourist favourite with people coming from far and wide to holiday there. For those in Perth, this weekend escape is just under 3 hour’s drive away from Perth.
Apart from the stunning sunsets that rest along the horizon, Jurien Bay offers fishing, swimming, snorkelling and a variety of other water-based experiences set against exquisite ocean views. These views can also be taken in from the jetty which is situated at the beach. In addition to barbecues and being a pet-friendly camping site, the children’s playground on the beach makes Jurien Tourist Park a favourite for any family looking for a break.
The Tourist Park can be found at the beach and offers a multitude of camping and caravan sites as well as caravans with annexes.
Entry cost: $28- $120
Location: RobertsStreet, Jurien Bay, Western Australia, 6516
Region: Coral Coast
Telephone: +618 9652 1595
Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park
Just a mere 10 minutes away from the Mandurah Foreshore and just a stone throw away from many of the Peel regions most loved attractions,there are few camping and caravan sites more suited for you and your family.
There is something here for everyone. The kids can play and explore a well-maintained playground, get exercise while pretending to be Formula 1 drivers as they ride pedal karts or swim in the pristine swimming pool. There are also pet-friendly sites. We highly recommend enquiring before bringing along your furry friends.
If crustaceans are your cup of tea, you will love Mandurah Caravan and Tourist Park. You can make use of amenities such as the park’s camp kitchen or the barbecue to prepare any fish or crabs you may have caught.
If you luck is on your side and catch a great haul of crabs,you can use the park’s camp kitchen, or barbecue gazebo to prepare them. There is also a coffee area and limited kiosk on site.
Mandurah Caravan and Tourist Park has an extensive range of accommodation options, including caravan and camping sites that cater to budgets of all sizes.
Entry cost: $40- $210
Location: 522 Pinjarra Road, Mandurah, Western Australia, 6210
Region: Perth & Surrounds
Telephone: +618 9535 1171
BIG4 Taunton Farm Holiday Park
Boasting an unmistakably farm-themed experience, the BIG4 Taunton Farm Holiday Park caters to both family guests and those looking for quality time away with their significant other.
BIG4 Taunton Farm Holiday Park is a 15-minute drive away from Margaret River and little over 2 hour’s drive south of Perth.
Set deep within the Margaret River region, famed for its wine, food, nature, surf and many other tourist attractions, this caravan and camping destination promises a peaceful atmosphere in well-maintained surroundings. The caravan and motorhome sites are all grassed with access to free gas barbecues, a camp kitchen and a woodland camping area. There is also a selection of self-contained cabins available too.
The park isn’t just situated in a rural setting for novelty,it is on a working beef and sheep property. This means that you and the kids can feed the farm animals, enjoy a touch of farm life and experience wildflower walks. There is also a playground in which the children can enjoy endless hours of fun.
Entry cost: $45- $200
Location: 8113 Bussell Highway, Cowaramup, Western Australia, 6284
Region: South West
Telephone: 1800248 777
Mobile: +61 89755 5334
Peoples Park CoralBay
More than 1100km away from Perth, you might have to travel quite a distance to reach this holiday destination,but we can assure you it is more than worth it. The little settlement of Coral Bay, as the name suggests, is home to uniquely accessible coral and fish.
Peoples Park Coral Bay sits opposite Coral Bay and Ningaloo Reef. There is no shortage of activities on offer, ranging from boating and canoeing to four-wheel driving, snorkeling and picturesque walks along the bay.
Similarly, there are a host of premium accommodation options available, including caravan and camping sites with surreal views. The views alone make it clear why Coral Bay has become such a popular destination among caravan enthusiasts.
Entry cost: $44- $360
Location: Robinson Street, Lot 13, Coral Bay, Western Australia, 6701
Region: Coral Coast
Telephone: +618 9942 5933
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