Camping In Victoria: Best Camping Spots - Cub Campers

6 Best Camping Spots In Victoria

2 August 2020
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Victoria has so much to offer in the way of camping! Whether you’re a local Victorian looking for a close to home weekend away, or you’re planning yourself a staycation in one of Australia’s most vast and exciting states, there’s a camping spot here for you. Discovering new gems to set up camp in is one of our favourite past times, and with these incredible camping locations, we think it’s about to be one of yours, too! Here are the best camping sites in Victoria to get stuck in and discover this year…

Wye River Foreshore, Great Ocean Road

If you’re a keen coastal camper looking for a spot that’s studded with striking scenery and fascinating wildlife, then you’re going to love Wye River Foreshore. This location is about two and a half hours outside of Melbourne, providing all the tranquility of mountainous terrain with the excitement of the ocean, all in one thoroughly enjoyable place. Facilities here include a shower block with changing rooms, flushing toilets and a laundry, as well as a fully kitted out camp kitchen and plenty of barbecues to go around. There is the choice between powered and unpowered sites, both tend to fill up quickly so book well in advance to secure your spot this season. 

Big4 Phillip Island Caravan Park, Phillip Island

Phillip Island is famous for its penguin population, with countless locals and tourists flocking here every night to see these adorable creatures trek from the ocean to the shore. Although it might not be as famous for it, this spot is actually also fantastic for an outdoors getaway! The Big4 Phillip Island Caravan Park is ideal for piling into the camper and having a perfect family break that’s full of exploring, animals and activity. You’ll find heart pumping walking trails, wildlife cruises, surf and more at this Newhaven Beach location. Amenities include all the creature comforts you might need such as a camp kitchen, toilets and a laundry, with plenty of additional kid friendly entertainment such as an outdoor movie theatre, volleyball and a playground. 

Marengo Holiday Park, Great Ocean Road

Calling all four legged campers! Marengo Holiday Park welcomes everyone who’s keen for a stay out in nature! Bring along the kids, pets and camper trailer for a memorable vacation that you’ll absolutely love. The powered sites at Marengo are amazing for a convenient, comfortable camp in your favourite trailer. The Longreach is ideal for accommodating your entire camping clan. This roomy, family friendly Cub model can house everyone in your camping unit, including your furry friends. You’ll also be able to explore off road with this camper trailer, so if you’re planning a longer stint that’s full of excitement and adventure then this is definitely the one for you!

Tidal River Campground, Wilsons Promontory National Park

Stunning scenery? Check. Leafy National Park? Check. Picturesque coast that’s rife for exploring? Double check! Tidal River Campground offers up an impressive 484 odd campsites, all situated amidst some of the most breathtaking natural surroundings you could possibly think up in your wildest camping dreams. Take a dip in the calm, family friendly waters of the Tidal River or dive head first into the incredible surf at Norman Beach for endless summer fun. Facilities here include hot (yes, hot!) showers, gas cooking stations, sinks and even a pop up cinema! This area is very popular so be sure to secure your spot nice and early to avoid any potential disappointment. 

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Johanna Beach Campground, Great Ocean Road

If you’re looking for an action packed camping experience where no two days are the same then head to Johanna Beach Campground on the Great Ocean Road. You can get stuck into a range of activities including whale spotting, surfing, walking trails and sight-seeing, to name a few! Nearby attractions include Triplet Falls, the Twelve Apostles and the iconic Cape Otway Light Station. Discover a new adventure every single day of your holiday at Johanna Beach. This location is best suited to the free spirit or experienced camper who doesn’t mind foregoing showers, flushing toilets and other amenities, so keep this in mind if you’re considering heading here. 

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park, The Grampians

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park can be described as nothing short of paradise. This location is amazing if you’re looking for a little more luxury on your next trip to the great outdoors. Choose from powered or unpowered sites and enjoy a heated pool area, a camp lounge and an open air fire during the off season. Halls Gap is kitted out with all facilities you could possibly need (or want) to feel at home whilst you’re discovering the lush wildlife and bush all around you.

Which one of these camping spots will take the top spot on your hit list? Camping in Victoria is so varied and enjoyable, get out there and start exploring to discover the excitement for yourself!

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