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Wondering where you can travel to in camper trailers? This article outlines four top destinations in Victoria that are perfect for holidaying with camper trailers. Read on to find out more.

The Grampians

If you’re looking for good, free camping spots for camper trailers, you can’t go past The Grampians National Park and surrounding state parks. Located 3 hours to Melbourne’s west, when you park your camper trailers here, you’re within numerous day-trips of waterfalls and rocky hikes where you can become attuned to nature and see local wildlife at close quarters. Here are some popular sites in the Grampians:

  • Jimmy Creek Campground – Situated in the Southern Grampians, this site is conveniently close to Dunkeld. The Dunkeld General Store boasts a number of delights such as wood fired bread and locally made yoghurt and honey.

  • Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park – Ensconced amidst the natural beauty of the Grampians National park, yet only 3km from the centre of downtown Halls Gap, this park has enviable amenities such as a heated pool and individual bathrooms. Plus there’s plenty of room for camper trailers!

The Murray River

With a pleasant climate and amazing wilderness views on display, the Murray River region offers lots for people with camper trailers to enjoy when it comes to bushland riverside camping. Here are some favoured sites within the Murray River region:

  • Gunbower Island in Gannawarra – This is a large island located near the Murray River, and a dream camping venue for adventurous types with camper trailers. You can find three free camping areas amongst beautiful bushland that will allow you easy access to the river for water activities such as water skiing, swimming and fishing.

  • BIG4 Holiday Parks – There are in total 12 Big4 Holiday parks alongside the Murray River, offering everything from cabinsand camping sites to caravanning and facilities for camper trailers. The Big4 Riverside Swan Hill site offers amazing scenery as well as golf packages for the local award-winning golf course.

Gippsland

For the best combination of bush wilderness and coastland, Gippsland cannot be beaten. Here are some great places to venture into with your camper trailers:

  • Thurra River – This is the largest camp park in Croajingolong National Park, and is located inbetween the river and the beach, near Point Hicks. It boasts 46 campsites, so you’ll have plenty to choose from. Great for kids and families.

  • Cape Conran Coastal Park – Situated alongside 60km of sandy beaches facing Bass Strait, this idyllic spot boasts 135 camping sites. Park your camper trailers here and enjoy the view.

Great Ocean Road and the Otways

There are a lot of opportunities for camping, glamping and caravanning along the Great Ocean Road and into the Otways. Here are some notable examples of great camping sites to visit with camper trailers:

  • Bimbi Park in Cape Otway – Bimbi Park offers a particularly leafy camping experience for people with camper trailers, with tall manna gums that are home to many koalas that can be seen in the area. The park has different camping options to suit different campers, including powered campsites. There are many things to see and do using Bimbi Park as a base, such as visiting local towns for fine food and wine or cycling or walking on one of the many trails.

  • Porepunkah Pines Caravan Park – This is an award-winning park located quite close to the town of Bright. The facilities are excellent, with two solar heated pools, a big camp kitchen, BBQs, a games room and a kids’ playground. You’ll be able to find a range of accommodation options, including some suited for camper trailers such as powered sites.


 

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