Forbes (NSW) - 400km W of Sydney, 650km N of Melbourne on the Newell Highway (map) Apex Riverside Tourist Park - 88 Reymond Street
Email : email@example.com Tel.: 02 - 6851 1929
Located right on the bank along a bend in the Lachlan river - well grassed - shady trees, small pool - great ambiance - an oasis, great for a longer stay. The park manager will provide you with a list of eating out specials for each day of the week !
Moree (NSW) Spa Capital of Australia - 500 km SW of Brisbane, 650 km NNW of Sydney on the Newell Highway (map) Mehi River Van Park (Big 4) - 28 Oak Street
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel.: 02 - 6752 7188
Salt water pool and small artesian spa bath onsite - shady trees - well grassed - walking distance to main Public Spa baths and to pub.
Narrandera (NSW) - 600km W of Sydney, 450km N of Melbourne on the Newell Highway (map)
Lake Talbot Tourisdt Park (Top Tourist) - Gordon Street, 2 km SE of PO
Tel.: 02 - 6959 1949
Alongside Lake Talbot (to swim in) - shady trees - well grassed - peaceful. Narrandra is a small clean town - cheap meals in the country style 'Narrandra Hotel'
Urunga (NSW) - 25 km S of Coffs Harbour, 550km N of Sydney on the Pacific Ocean (map)
Urunga Heads Holiday Park - 2 Morgo Street
Tel.: 02 6655 6355
Three waterways meet right in front of the park : the Bellinger River from the North (behind and parallel to the dunes), the Kalang river from the West and the Urunga lagoon from the South. The holiday park is located along the lagoon and the Kalang river, across the street behind the park is the main hotel with good meals.
The lagoon is a safe swimming area. There is also a 620m long wooden footbridge from the caravan park across the lagoon, then mangroves and onto the back of the dunes. A 300m sandy track continues on to an endless near-deserted pristine beach.
Banka Banka (NT) - 75km N of Tennant Creek, 50km N of Threeways, 600km S of Katherine (map)
Banka Banka Homestead - on the Stuart Highway, 910km S of Darwin
Best and cheapest place to stay for a stopover on the way up to, or down from Darwin - only $ 6 per person per night (in 2004) - well grassed - clean facilities - bar facility - unpowered sites only
Darwin (NT) - 3400km NW of Brisbane, 3000km N of Adelaide (map)
Darwin Boomerang Caravan Park (Top Tourist) - Virginia Road, just off the Stuart Highway, 25km SE of Darwin Email : email@example.com
Tel.: 08 - 8983 1202
Further out than the other parks, but by far the best cartavan park currently in Darwin (and no sandflies !) - not expensive - large wonderful shady trees - well grassed - salt water pool - family bathrooms - great ambiance - adjacent to shop, bottle shop, restaurant, post office, garage and take-a-way meals - Coolalinga- and Palmerstone- shopping centres nearby
Katherine (NT) - 310km S of Darwin, 675km N of Tennant Creek (map) Red Gum Tourist Park - 42 Victoria Highway
Tel.: 08 - 8972 2239
There are several good Cparks in town, but I like this one - very good and cheap - shady trees - well grassed - clean facilities - good ambiance - pool - take-a-way shop and petrol station onsite
Tumby Bay (SA) - 300km SW of Port Augusta on East coast of the Eyre Peninsula (map) Tumby Bay Caravan Park (Top Tourist) - Tumby Terrace, 1.5km S of PO Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel.: 08 - 8688 2208
Great quiet place to stay - Top Tourist Caravan Park right on the beach - shady trees - well grassed - shop onsite - walk along beach to town centre and hotel
Mildura (Vic) - 560km NW of Melbourne, 395km E of Adelaide (map) Calder Cabin and Caravan Park (Top Tourist) - Calder Highway, 400m from PO
Tel.: 07 - 4091 4144
Well grassed - some shady trees - pool - very clean - Tavern bistro and good shopping Centre opposite
Atherton (Qld) - 1750 km N of Brisbane, 90km SW of Cairns (map) Atherton Halloran's Leisure Park - 152 Robert Street, 1.5km SE of PO
(Previously Mountain View Park)
Tel.: 07 - 4091 4144
Website : www.halloransleisurepark.com
Clean, well grassed park with pool, overlooking the town.
Cape Hillsborough National Park (Qld) - 50 km NE of Mackay (map) Cape Hillsborough Nature Resort
Tel.: 07 - 4959 0152
Great location, with pool
Charters Towers (Qld) - 140 km W of Townsville (map) Mexican Tourist Park (FPA) - 75 Church Street
Tel.: 07 - 4787 1161
Small but pleasant, with pool
Emu Park (Qld) - 50 km NE of Rockhampton (map) Bell Park Caravan Park - Pattison Street, 19 km South of Yeppoon
Tel.: 07 - 4939 6202
Along the ocean and only a short stroll to the village centre
Mooloolaba (Qld) - 100 km N of Brisbane, on the Sunshine Coast (map) Mooloolaba Caravan Park (FPA) - Parkyn Pde, 300m SE of PO
Tel.: 07 - 5444 1042
Sheltered behind the dunes, right on Mooloolaba Beach and next to the Mooloolaba Surf Club
Moore Park (Qld) - 20 km NE of Bundaberg, 400 km N of Brisbane (map) Golden Sands Caravan Park - Moore Park Beach
Tel.: 07 - 4159 8308
Right on a long sandy beach, flanked by the Moore Park Surf Club on one side and a picturesque lagoon on the other. Right behind it are the Bus stop to Bundaberg, Tennis courts, Internet Cafe and Bowls Club. Spacious park with trees, grassy sites and spotlessly clean amenities. In sleepy old Moore Park, as yet unspoiled and untouched by developers.
Woodgate (Qld) - 40 km E of Childers, 350km N of Brisbane (map) Barkala Caravan Park (FPA) - The Esplanade
Tel.: 07 - 4126 8699
Small shady park - beach across the road - shop with cheap meals onsite -
quiet ocean village - away from it all
Broome (WA) - 2300 km NNE of Perth on the Indian Ocean Palm Grove Carvan Resort (Top Tourist) - Cnr Murray Rd & Cable Beach Rd, Cable Beach
Tel.: 08 - 9192 3336
Opposite the dunes and Cable beach - large swimming pool.
Busselton (WA) - 200 km S of Perth on the Indian Ocean Kukaboorra Caravan Park - 62 Marine Terrace
Tel.: 08 - 9752 1516
Opposite the beach - walking distance to Hotel and town centre.
Dampier (WA) - 700 km S of Broome on the Indian Ocean If you plan to stay overnight in this region (Pt. Hedland, Karatha) go to the : Dampier Transit Caravan Park - The Esplanade in Dampier Right on the harbour front - cheap - old but clean facilities - maximum stay is 3 nights only.
Denmark (WA) - 500 km SE of Perth on the Great Australian Bight There are two good Caravan Parks on the ocean front here, but during Spring and Summer they can be quite windy and rather unpleasant. Try therefore the : Riverbend Caravan Park - turn left (East) before the bridge in town, follow the road for 2km. It is on your right. A tiny park with room for about 12 sites only. Lovely rural setting along a small stream - clean facilities ('family batthrooms') - well grassed - also very cheap (I paid only $9 per night in 2003)
Eucla (WA) - 1450km E of Perth, 950 km W of Port Augusta on the WA/SA border Eucla Caravan Park - Eyre Highway
Tel.: 08 - 9039 3468 Magic place in the middle of nowhere - magnificant ocean views from the top of escarpment - good restaurant - cheapest fuel
Kalbari (WA) - 180 km N of Geraldton, 600km N of Perth Murchison Caravan Park (Top Tourist) - Grey Street Tel.: 08 9937 1005 The Caravan park is on the Esplanade, right opposite the river's beach and daily pelican feeding station and also a short stroll to the town centre.