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Camping in Australia: how to find awesome spots

Getting ready to start your Australia road trip? Looking for info about camping in Australia? Awesome, all info can be found here. We've collected a wide range of info that'll tell you about where to go and stay. Check it out.

Where to go in Australia?

Australia is an amazing country to explore in a campervan or camping car. Each state offers its own stunning and unique attractions. You want world heritage listed parks try the Great Barrier Reef, the Blue Mountains or Kakadu National Park. Try your hand at surfing? Check out Byron Bay, Bondi Beach or something really special like Torquay on the Great Ocean Road.

Maybe Australia’s flora & fauna is your thing? Western Australia’s stunning wildflowers in season are hard to beat, Tasmania is incredibly hard to beat for its abundance of native animals and of course let’s not forget Australia’s largest island, Kangaroo Island.  Whatever you're looking for, your Spaceships campervan will take you there.

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How to find the best spots for camping in Australia

You can read heaps of travel guidebooks or ask many travellers but there easier ways to find info about camping in Australia and finding all the good spots. You guessed it. The info is all on this page.

Download a travel & camping smartphone app

Spaceships travel app: camping in AustraliaWe would love to hop in the car and go with you. But we have to help so many more travellers to get on the Australian roads to see all the awesome stuff our country has to offer.

Now there's an easier way to get all the info. Simply download our free travel & camping app for Android and Apple. It's free, even if you're not travelling with one of our campervans.

Our apps are packed with info from fellow travellers like yourself. It's connected to the CamperMate database, so it's always up to date. And you can add info along the way as well. Together we'll make it the best travel app ever. Although we have to admit, it's already an awesome app. Close to perfection.

Camping in Australia map and guidebook

We provide on request, a free copy of the Camps Australia Wide guidebook (subject to availability) in our vehicles.

List of Australia's National Parks

Australia’s National Parks are run by the states. National park campsites are in general more basic & budget in compared to private owned campsites.  The fee usually ranges from AU$4 to AU$12 per night, depending on the facilities available, location and season. We love them though. They are usually more quiet, remote, beautiful and cheap than anything else you will find.

  • Queensland National Parks (info)
  • New South Wales National Parks (info)
  • Victoria National Parks (info)
  • South Australia National Parks (info)
  • Northern Territory National Parks (info)
  • Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park (info)
  • Kakadu National Park Australia (info)

Top Tourist Parks (+ discount)

Top Parks have been around for more than 30 years. They are Australia’s largest group of holiday parks, so there’s always a Top Park closeby. You can choose from three styles of parks: Top Caravan, Holiday and Resort Parks. Spaceships' customers receive 10% off any Top Tourist Park. Gotta love that discount,

Discovery Holiday Parks (+ discount)

At Discovery Park it’s all about the location. They have parks in the outback, on the waterfront and even in National Parks. Their motor is “providing you with the best holiday experience in the country”. And as a Spaceships' customer you'll receive 10% off every site booking at Discovery Holiday Parks.

Travel tips for your Australian road trip

Australia is a very safe country to travel in with easy access and to all our attractions. Yet our climate and environment can be extreme & unpredictable. A little common sense and pre planning will ensure you stay prepared. Check out the Australia's Travel Tips & Hazards for more information and to be prepared when you go camping in Australia.

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