Caravan & Tourist Parks
Australia's Top 5 Surf Breaks
Australia's 37,000km-long coastline boasts some of the world's top surf beaches. From beach, reef and point breaks, we bring you our top five picks of the best places to catch a wave in Oz.
Accreditation / standards / ratings of caravan parks explained
Travellers on a budget or families with a number of children cannot always afford to stay in a hotel. For this demographic, caravan parks may hold the key to an affordable holiday. Tourist parks, however, can vary widely in their facilities and standards, so the Caravan, RV and Accommodation Industry of Australia has devised a voluntary National Accreditation Program for Caravan and Tourist Parks throughout Australia.
Family caravan parks - staying with children
Remember when the local caravan park was just a line of concrete squares to park your caravan on, with a utilitarian amenities block in the distance? Well, those days are long gone and now many caravan parks offer an all-inclusive holiday experience, often in some of the most beautiful parts of Australia.
Tips for choosing the right caravan park
Question: How do you choose the right caravan park for your next holiday, given the huge variety of caravan parks in Australia catering for everyone from backpackers with tents, to families with children in tow, to grey nomads wanting a pleasant touring experience?Answer: The right caravan park for you is the one that best fits your individual circumstances.
Tips for experiencing the great outdoors and getting the most from it
Sick of the rat race? Does yet another peak hour traffic jam have you dreaming of the outback? The Australian natural environment is unique and attracts overseas visitors who often see more of Australia than locals, so taking the time to experience the beauty of our own great outdoors is something we should do at least once in our lifetime.
Things to do when camping or staying at tourist parks
Nowadays many tourist parks offer a complete holiday experience, with facilities and services rivalling five star resorts, and it is not necessary to leave the park to enjoy a great holiday. Parks offer swimming pools, kids’ playgrounds, cafes, games rooms and other amenities designed to provide a fun holiday experience and guarantee return visitors.