Outdoor recreational enthusiasts will surely enjoy an adventure holiday to the continent of Australia. With over 7 million square kilometers of bush land, coastlines, mountains, rainforests, deserts, and urbanized areas, Australia is the perfect destination for adventure seekers. For those who are looking for great camping locations, Australia has a national park system that covers 240,000 square kilometers of land and water environments, spread out into the different territories of the continent. Most of these parks offer camping grounds and facilities where visitors can park their camper trailers while on an adventure holiday. Some of the most amazing Australian camp locations are listed below.
Kakadu National Park, NT
UNESCO World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park is a natural and cultural attraction of the Northern Territory. Park visitors will surely enjoy the safari tours, aboriginal tours, gorge and bush land walks, and cruises that are organized by the local Bowali and Jabiru visitor centers. There are managed and commercial campgrounds with powered and unpowered sites for trailers. Intrepid campers can stay in the remote bush campgrounds where there is little or no access to facilities.
Mitchell River National Park, WA
Located in Kimberley, Western Australia, Mitchell River National Park offers a variety of explorable natural habitats, including savannahs, eucalyptus forests, rocky mountain ridges, and mangrove swamps. The park has a campground that is situated just a few kilometers away from Mitchell Falls, a must-see natural attraction in the park. Some of the hiking trails in Mitchell River lead to several amazing aboriginal art sites. The park has facilities for off-road camper trailers and is accessible from Kalumburu Road.
Mt. Kaputar National Park, NSW
Mt. Kaputar National Park is situated near the township of Narrabri in New South Wales. In the summit of Mt. Kaputar are two campgrounds, Bark Hut and Dawson Springs, with toilet, shower, and barbecue facilities. Several hiking and walking trails pass through these camping areas and lead to interesting ecological sites and various scenic lookouts with unobstructed views of the NSW region. Hiking trail maps and tour information can be obtained from the Narrabri Visitors Center.
Daintree National Park, QLD
This Queensland attraction is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area is a location of cultural, historical, and spiritual importance to the indigenous Eastern Kuku Yalanji people. Accessible via the Captain Cook Highway, the beach, waters, and coastal areas within Daintree National Park are all part of the Great Barrier Reef Coast Marine Park. Visitors to the park can stay in the Noah Beach campground, situated a few meters away from the shore. From Noah Beach, visitors can explore nearby rain forests, headlands, and rocky mountain ranges that frame the clear coastline.
Author’s bio: Mary O’Rourke is working for Market Direct Campers and is currently promoting the benefits of buying camper trailers. In her free time she writes various articles on camping and best camping locations.