5 Best Camping Sites in Australia

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Cold, freezing winter days are finally behind us, and bright, shiny summer weather has breezed in to take its place.

The weather is lovely and the holiday season is literally few days away! If ever there was a time to reconnect with the Nature and explore the beautiful land of Australia, it’s now.

Dig out your tent , pack up your backpack, and grab some good company, nicely spend your Christmas holidays in these best camping sites in Australia.

 

#1 Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park

Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park

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Unique natural landscapes sculpted by strong wind and wave, you will remember the amazing view of world’s largest sandy island for life.

Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park

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The scenery is absolutely stunning, consisting of crystalline creeks, colorful dunes, and lush rainforest. Explore the wonders of Fraser Island on a scenic drive. Permit is required for camping at all designated backcountry camps in Fraser Island.

 

#2 Jervis Bay, Booderee National Park

Jervis Bay, Booderee National Park

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For the stunning beaches and surprising wildlife, plan a camping in Jervis Bay. Here, you will find more than just the camping opportunities – birdwatching, bushwalking, fishing, boating, and snorkeling.

Jervis Bay, Booderee National Park

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The Booderee National Park is home to Green Patch and Bristol Point campsites that front Jervis Bay where dolphins, seals, and whales (if you’re lucky enough) often frolic.

 

#3 Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory

Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory

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Consisting of tropical waterfalls, monsoon rain forest, bush walking tracks, and swimming holes, the Litchfield National Park is a truly beautiful spot to camp.

Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory

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The many waterfalls include Wangi Falls, Florence Falls, and Tolmer Falls. Enjoy a campfire dinner with your fellow camping companions in this amazing part of the Territory.

 

 #4 Grampians National Park, Victoria

Grampians National Park, Victoria

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An overnight stay at the Grampians campsite put you in the best spot for superb sunrise. So, just roll out your sleeping mat and don’t bother with tent pegs at this rocky landscape.

Grampians National Park, Victoria

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The series of rugged sandstone and beautiful resident wildflowers display – a stunning scenery awaits.

 

#5 Witjira National Park, South Australia

Witjira National Park, South Australia

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Not your ordinary camping trip. Combine your love of camping with doing good deed by becoming a volunteer in Witjira National Park during this holiday season. It’s a great way to explore the park while giving a little back to the community.

 

To find out how you can help in this park or nearby, please visit Natural Resources Adelaide South Australian Arid Lands – Volunteering.

Witjira National Park, South Australia

Outdoor Adventure Photography by Erich

 

Witjira National Park is a great place to connect with nature – home to unique species of fish and other rare aquatic life. Be aware that mobile coverage is not reliable in this camping site.

Come well-prepared so that you can enjoy the remote outback landscape with no hassle. Check out The Ultimate Camping Checklist now for a successful camping trip.

 


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