5 beautiful Australian camping spots to explore

Whether you’re into camping, glamping (glamorous camping), or just looking for a great spot to get away, here are five of the best locations Australia has to offer.


Grampians National Park (pictured above)

Majestic mountains, vibrant wildflowers and prehistoric Aboriginal rock art sites combine in the Grampians to deliver an idyllic getaway. Visit the Smith Mill Campground situated at the site of an old sawmill and just one kilometre away from the breathtaking Mackenzie Falls.

Here is information on Smith Mill from Parks Victoria.




New South Wales

Kosciuszko National Park

Close to the border with Victoria, Kosciuszko’s rugged terrain comprises stunning limestone gorges, waterfalls and large gum trees. Check out the Blue Waterholes campground located within hiking distance of Clarke Gorge, Nichols Gorge and a range of tranquil waterholes for the true Kosciuszko experience.

Here is The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service’s guide to the area.




South Australia

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park

Experience the stark beauty and endless horizons of Australia’s largest salt lake at Kati Thanda Lake Eyre National Park. Check out the campground at Halligan Bay for an excellent view over the vast landscape of this stunning region.

Here is more information on the region from National Parks South Australia.





Mt Field National Park

Famous for its towering swamp gum forests, waterfalls and massive fern trees, Mt Field has long been a favourite of locals and tourists alike. Don’t miss the stunning Russell Falls, which are accessible by a track that leads you through the enormous swamp gums.  

Here is handy camping information from the Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service.




Northern Territory

Kakadu National Park

As iconic as it is beautiful, Kakadu is a vast nature preserve of wetlands, rivers and vivid red sandstone. Home to saltwater crocodiles; an abundance of bird, mammal and plant species; and prehistoric Aboriginal rock-art, this starkly beautiful national treasure is a must for every adventurer.    

Check out a range of camping options in Kakadu here.


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