Australia is a home to most amazing national parks with the most unique wildlife, unspoiled natural beauty, and picturesque scenery. Whether you enjoy to gaze at the stars with the sounds of the forest and mountain rivers, or you prefer ocean bays with white sand beaches and campfires, you’ll find a piece of heaven in one of Australia’s favorite camping spots.
Booderee National Park, NSW
A magnificently unique coastline setting is available at Booderee National Park, only about three hours’ drive from Sydney or Canberra. The easiest way to get there if you don’t have a car, and are traveling with a group, is by bus hire from Sydney. There are three available camping areas. Green Patch, Bristol Point and Cave Beach. They are mostly situated in the bushland and provide basic facilities like hot showers, toilets, sinks and barbecue gas). With tropical, crystal clear water, this place is also very attractive spot for surfers and ideal for snorkeling.
Cape Le Grand National Park, WA
Another spectacular coastline white the brightest sands and the bluest ocean can be found at Cape Le Grand National Park. Lucky Bay campsite offers a picnic area and a camping site and it offers the most tranquil and relaxing atmosphere, along with the spectacular beachside view. Lucky Bay is also where friendly kangaroos live, so don’t be surprised if you catch a kangaroo sunbathing on a beach.
Grampians National Park, Vic
Grampians mountain ranges and unusual rock formations are highly adored by bushwalkers and campers. This place is home to most beautiful sunrises, numerous Aboriginal heritage sites, and over 800 species of plants. Grampians National Park offers a caravan and motor-home-friendly camping sites, and it’s also a family-friendly place. So consider getting one of highly practical and equipped caravans and take your whole family for a weekend trip, where you can enjoy nature, swim, ride a bike, or play tennis.
Karijini National Park, WA
This national park is located at the Pilbara region, in the north of Western Australia. A little rough, but fascinating landscape with hidden gems such as waterfalls and plunge pools. It is home to red kangaroos, geckos, bats and a wide variety of birds. There are two camping spot areas, Dales Campground and Karijini Eco Retreat, known for its eco safari tents for rent.
Tip: make sure to check out deep pools and gorgeous waterfalls in Dales Gorge or challenge yourself to a climb to Mount Bruce.
Mitchell River National Park, WA
The Mitchell is a heritage listed river, surrounded by tall cliffs and mountains and indigenous flora and fauna which makes this park a unique place to visit and explore. This is however, the best to do by canoeing on the Mitchell river, as some of the places are inaccessible, or very difficult to get through. Still, you can catch the most splendid view from the river at the Mitchell Falls. There are numerous camping sites here, Angusvale camping site at the northern edge of the park, Billy Goat Bend camping area and Rock Creek Track camping area, to name a few.
Kakadu National Park, NT
This is Australia’s largest national park and covers an extraordinary territory of wetlands, waterfalls, rock pools, and the most diverse and unique array of wildlife. There are many attractions in Kakadu to see, like the Jim Jim waterfalls, Twin Falls, Yellow Water Billabong, or ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr.
Tip: Since it’s such a vast territory, the best way to explore is with the Nature’s Way tourism drive.
Camping sites are the main form of accommodation, and they are mostly very affordable. There are numerous camping sites, but you can choose if you want to stay in managed campsites with flushing toilets and solar showers, or for a smaller price, you can camp in bush campsites in South and East Alligator Area, Jabiru Area or Yellow Water Area.