6 of the best camping spots in Australia!

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors and camping is one of the best ways to get in touch with nature. So we’ve found some of the best camping areas around Australia, where you can enjoy all sorts of activities during the day and relax and swoon under the stars at night.

Camping cape la grand

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Lucky Bay, Cape le Grand National Park, WA

Within 45 minutes drive of Esperance, Cape le Grand National park features rugged coastal peaks and white sandy beaches that have been voted  some of the best in Australia! With so many activities on offer, you would be super lucky to camp out here for a weekend!

Camping jervis

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Booderee National Park green patch Camping Area, Jervis Bay, NSW

Offering a wide range of activities such as swimming, fishing, snorkelling, buskwalking and cycling, this spot is in an idyllic setting with a fascinating cultural background. Booderee National Park is owned by the Wreck Bay Indigenous community and has an active Indigenous cultural program. You can enjoy bush tucker walks, campfire yarns and traditional games for the children which will make this trip super special!

Camping johanna beach

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Otway National Park Joanna Beach, VIC

Tucked away among the sand dunes, Joanna Beach is a great spot for camping with dogs, surfing, caravanning and walking. It is set on a ridge with sensational views which makes it a perfect stop if you’re touring the Great Ocean Road. Before you go ahead and book an action-packed escape at this beautiful spot, keep in mind that dogs are only allowed on leads in the car-based campground.

Camping arkaroola

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Flinders Range Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, SA

Stay at Australia’s first legally protected Wilderness Sanctuary in Flinders Range and enjoy rugged mountains, towering granite peaks, magnificent gorges and mysterious waterholes. If you’re an avid bushwalker or four wheel driver, you’ll feel right at home in this spectacular spot! If roughing it in the outback isn’t quite your style, you can stay in one of their lodges or self-contained cottages.

Camping whitsundays

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Whitsunday Islands National Park, QLD

Camping in the Whitsunday Islands National Park offers wilderness with secluded beaches. There are also coral reefs and rainforest walks a hop, skip and a jump from where you’re staying. Many of the sites do not have mobile phone coverage so you can disconnect and experience nature the real way. Never fear, your camera will still work so you can Instagram away en route home!

Camping cape conran

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Wilderness Retreats at Cape Conran, VIC

Nestled amongst the trees near Cape Conran, the Wilderness Retreats are the perfect option for those who want to camp in comfort. Swimming, surfing, snorkelling and diving are all on offer at Cape Conran. Tours such as night walks and kayaking can also be organised through Parks Victoria. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a clean, well lit toilet and shower facility close by so you’ll be camping in style!

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