Summer in Australia is the perfect time to embark on a beachside camping holiday with friends or family. Leave the city behind and reconnect with nature by experiencing what life along the coast is like. Motorhomes offer you the flexibility and freedom to enjoy a comfortable camping experience with access to high-end amenities.
Want to know where to stay? We have compiled our top 10 go-to beachside camping spots across Australia to help you get the absolute best out of your holiday.
1770 & Agnes Waters, QLD
These two beautiful coastal towns sit at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, with plenty to do for the whole family. Both offer an abundance of beachside camping options, such as NRMA Agnes Water Holiday Park or 1770 Camping Ground. The activities on offer include fishing, sailing, walking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and, of course, swimming!
Cylinder Beach Camping Ground, Cylinder Beach, QLD
Located along Stradbroke Island’s most iconic beaches, the Cylinder Beach Camping Ground is a beachside spot with all the amenities a camping trip requires. Spend long days enjoying a variety of activities, from swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving, to surfing, whale watching and even sand boarding.
New South Wales
Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay, NSW
Looking for sugar white sands, turquoise water and all the beauty Australian nature has to offer? Then Hyams Beach in Jervis Bay is the perfect spot for you. This location combines back-to-basics camping with all types of adventure for the family. It’s also a haven for bottlenose dolphins, fur seals and little penguins. Hyams Beach offers its campers swimming, snorkelling, fishing, and hiking; with tours to see dolphins and migrating whales available.
The town of Yamba is famous for its beautiful beaches, ocean pools and world-class surf breaks – and not to mention the copious selection of fresh seafood. Not only does beachside camping in Yamba give you access to all the water activities you desire, there’s also much to explore in the surrounding countryside.
Dundee Beach, NT
Dundee Beach is one of the Northern Territory’s best-kept secrets – with stunning beaches and gorgeous sunsets. It is home to some of the most unspoiled fishing spots in the Top End. From those who want action and adventure, to travellers just looking for a relaxing night alongside the ocean, Dundee Beach has it all. Stay at Dundee Beach holiday park and explore what’s on offer in the region.
Cable Bay Campground, Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula, SA
Innes National Park is located on the south-western tip of the picturesque Yorke Peninsula. Cable Bay Campground is a scenic spot right along the pristine coastline where you can stay and enjoy the multitude of activities on offer in the area. There are 9 campsites available, each with a stunning view of the offshore islands. Make sure to get your booking in early so you don’t miss out.
Lucky Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park, WA
This sheltered bay is an excellent camping location. With white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, there’s plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Snorkel, swim, fish, bushwalk, canoe or dive to your hearts content. Although campfires are not allowed, campers may use their own liquid or gas fuel barbeques, stoves, and heaters (except during a total fire ban).
Sandy Cape Recreation Park, Jurien Bay, WA
Just 10 kms north of Jurien Bay, Sandy Cape offers a stunning beachside experience. The Recreation Park has 88 campsites of varying sizes – backing right onto the beach – and has an excellent line-up of activities. You can take a stroll along the sand or enjoy a swim in the glittering blue waters of the bay.
Ninety Mile Beach, Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, VIC
This vast stretch of untouched beach is arguably one of Victoria’s best-kept secrets. Offering both off-the-beaten-track coastal towns and lively holiday spots, Ninety Mile Beach provides plenty to explore and enjoy. From Trinculo Shipwreck at Golden Beach to the lagoons and rivers of the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, there’s no shortage of distinct terrestrial and marine surrounds to explore.
Richardsons Beach, Freycinet National Park, TAS
The sandy dunes of Richardsons Beach are not to be missed on your tour through Tasmania. Freycinet National Park is the jewel of Tasmania’s eastern coastline, with spectacular mountain ranges and sheltered turquoise bays. Visitors can hike through the surrounding trails, swim, snorkel, or kayak in the beautiful waters.
Beachside camping is the perfect way to experience Australia’s iconic coastline with friends or family. At Let’s Go, we have branches Australia wide, so you can pick up your vehicle from wherever you choose and jet off on your next beachside holiday adventure. Enjoy a wide variety of activities and make unforgettable memories with your loved ones this summer.