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15 of the Best Beach Side Holiday Parks on the East Coast of Australia

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Australia is filled with a stunning variety of landscapes - from white sandy beaches to ochre red deserts and the forested beauty in between. But nothing quite compares to a coastal road trip. When it comes to coastal adventures, the east coast is easily one of Australia’s best road trips! From incredible beaches to unbeatable food and wine experiences - it doesn't get much better than the east coast. There’s also nothing like waking up in your campervan to the sound of waves crashing, opening your camper curtains and greeting the stunning coast right on your doorstep.

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If you are gearing up for an east coast adventure and looking for the perfect places to stay for afternoons of gourmet platters, drinks and sunsets by the ocean and more on your upcoming campervan adventure, we have you covered! Here are 15 of the best beachside holiday parks on the east coast of Australia. Let’s dive in!

If you are gearing up for an east coast adventure and looking for the perfect places to stay for afternoons of gourmet platters, drinks and sunsets by the ocean and more on your upcoming campervan adventure, we have you covered! Here are 15 of the best beachside holiday parks on the east coast of Australia. Let’s dive in!

Murramarang Beachfront Holiday Resort, South Durras, New South Wales

Looking for the perfect place to relax by the beach and enjoy an abundance of coastal activities and attractions? Just a 4-hour drive south of the Sydney maui branch you can do all of this and more at Murramarang Beachfront Holiday Resort. This is a perfect base to explore the local gold rush theme park, join a dolphin-watching cruise, explore Birdland animal park and more!

Cost per night: Starting at $50 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • On-site dining and bar
  • Go cart hire
  • Swimming pool
  • Playground
  • Barbecues
  • Cafe

Burrum Heads Beachfront Caravan Park, Queensland

Burrum Heads Tourist Park is located halfway between Hervey Bay and Woodgate, just four hours north of the Brisbane maui branch. This park's enviable location makes it the ideal base for boating, water sports, and bird watching.

Cost per night: Starting at $38 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Barbecues
  • Laundry
  • Adjoining boat ramp
  • Picnic areas

Image Source: Tourism Australia Image Gallery

A’wangralea Caravan Park, Victoria

A’wangralea Caravan Park is located in Mallacoota, just seven hour's drive south of the Sydney maui branch. This sleepy little town offers spectacular coastal scenery and is a perfect addition to a Sydney to Melbourne road trip itinerary.

Cost per night: Starting at $30 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Amenities block
  • Camp kitchen
  • Barbecues

Tweed Holiday Parks Kingscliff North, New South Wales

Tweed Holiday Parks Kingscliff North is a peaceful beachfront escape. With less than 50 sites and a quiet beach, you really feel like you’re getting away from it all. Located just an hour and a half south of the Brisbane maui branch, it's the perfect weekend escape to unwind or to get away and avoid the school holiday crowds.

Cost per night: Starting at $50 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Direct beach access
  • Amenities block
  • Laundry
  • Barbecues
  • Walking distance to the town centre

Woodside Beach Caravan Park, Victoria

Woodside Beach Caravan Park is a rural coastal park perfect for anyone looking to get off-grid and connect with nature. Spend the day relaxing by the beach, enjoying gourmet platters in your home on wheels and being lulled to sleep by the crashing waves. Just 3 hours from the Melbourne maui branch, this is an Australian rural coastal paradise at its best.

Cost per night: Check the Woodside Beach Caravan Park website for updated rates for powered sites Facilities:

  • Amenities block
  • Kiosk
  • Bore water

Bicheno East Coast Holiday Park, Tasmania

Bicheno East Coast Holiday Park is located in the lively beachside town of Bicheno in Tasmania. This is an idyllic base to explore the local national parks, lounge by the crystal clear ocean, try offshore fishing, join a wine-tasting tour and experience an evening with the penguins on a tour! Located 2 and a half hours from the Hobart maui branch, and with plenty of beauty dotted along the way, this is a perfect stop on a longer Tasmanian itinerary.

Cost per night: Check Bicheno East Coast Holiday Park website for updated rates for powered sites

Facilities:

  • Camp kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Barbecues
  • Children’s playground
  • Picnic tables

Image Source: Tourism Australia Image Gallery

Mudjimba Beach Holiday Park, Queensland

Located just an hour north of the Brisbane maui branch, Mudjimba Beach Holiday Park is a cosy retreat, perfect for the start of a longer Australian road trip or as a weekend getaway. Soak up the rays of this region with a beach walk, fishing, bushwalking or exploring the tranquil shores of the Maroochy River.

Cost per night: Starting at $51 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Laundry
  • Amenities
  • Swimming pool

Ingenia Holidays One Mile Beach, New South Wales

If you have been dreaming of a beach-front park up, it doesn't get better than a night at Ingenia Holidays One Mile Beach, just 2-hour drive north of the Sydney maui branch. With a 1.6 km stretch of sand right on your doorstep, you can spend the day lounging or use this as a base to explore the surrounding area. Whether you choose to head to the local oyster bars or adventure to the 32 km Stockton Beach; home to the largest sand dunes in the southern hemisphere, you’re bound to have a great time.

Cost per night: Starting at $45 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Dump Point
  • Brazier friendly
  • Swimming pool
  • Playground
  • Jumping cushion
  • Camp kitchen
  • Mini Golf
  • Ball court

Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park, Queensland

Just one and a half hours from the Cairns maui branch is the award-winning Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park. The village-style atmosphere and picturesque fishing hamlet, make this a one-of-a-kind tropical destination. While in town be sure to check out the local winery, grab a meal at the beachfront pub, and wander along the beach to try and spot Manta Rays trawling the shallows!

Cost per night: Starting at $39 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Camp kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Modern bathrooms
  • Water park
  • Swimming pool
  • Playroom
  • Giant chess and checkers

Reflections Moonee Beach Holiday Park, New South Wales

Settle in amongst the lush green surrounds and the neighbouring estuary at Reflections Moonee Beach Holiday Park. Located just ten minutes from Coffs Harbour and a stone’s throw from the surfing paradise of Moonee Beach, there is plenty to explore. With only a six-hour drive north of the Sydney maui branch, this is the perfect addition to a Sydney to Brisbane itinerary.

Cost per night: Check the Moonee Beach website for updated rates for powered sites

Facilities:

  • Barbecues
  • Laundry
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Fishing
  • Kiosk
  • Tennis court
  • Ping Pong tables

Fisherman’s Beach Holiday Park, Queensland

Fisherman’s Beach Holiday Park is a hidden gem located on the Capricorn Coast, just eight hours north of the Brisbane maui branch. Here you can kick back and enjoy the small-town charm of Emu Park. Spend your days strolling the beach, grabbing a coffee from a local cafe or lounging by the heated public pool. This is also the perfect base to explore the Keppel Bay Islands, the Capricorn Coast and the vibrant municipalities of Yeppoon and Rockhampton.

Cost per night: Starting at $44 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Camp kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Barbecues
  • Dump point
  • Beach access from the park
  • Sheltered outdoor eating area

BIG4 Tathra Beach Holiday Park, New South Wales

Exploring the southeast coast of Australia and looking for a place to park up? BIG4 Tathra Beach Holiday Park is the perfect family-orientated park to kick back and enjoy the spoils of this region. Rent a board and go surfing, explore the local national parks and so much more - all just a six-hour drive south from the Sydney maui branch.

Cost per night: Starting at $49 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Solar heated pool
  • Kids Club
  • Bike and board hire
  • Boat hire
  • Morning tea
  • Dump point
  • Laundry

Image Source: Tourism Australia Image Gallery

Alva Beach Tourist Park, Queensland

Just five and a half hours from the Cairns maui branch is the tropical oasis of Alva Beach Tourist Park. Smell the salt in the air and feel the cool coastal breeze as you park up on five acres of tropical landscapes. This coconut palm and hibiscus hedge-lined park is the perfect base to experience the local attractions. Experience this fishing mecca, soak up the sun by the pool or explore the local SS Yongla wreck - ranked as one of the top ten dives in the world!

Cost per night: Starting at $33 AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Swimming pool
  • Amenities block
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Laundry
  • Beach access

Kioloa Beach Holiday Park, New South Wales

Kioloa Beach Holiday Park is tucked away on the south coast of NSW between Batemans Bay and Ulladulla, just a three-and-a-half-hour drive from the Sydney maui branch. This nature lovers’ paradise is the perfect place to enjoy walks, swims, surfing or fishing down at Kioloa Beach. Or to use as a base to explore the surrounding parks including Budawang National Park, Morton National Park and the local Pebbly Beach with its huge kangaroo population.

Cost per night: Starting at $55AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Playground
  • Tennis court
  • Barbecues
  • Pool
  • Amenities block

BarraCrab Caravan Park, Queensland

Want to snag a view of the ocean between Bowen and the Gold Coast? Be sure to book a night at BarraCrab Caravan Park, just 9 hours from the Brisbane maui branch. This family-owned and operated caravan park is one of the only places where you can grab a campsite overlooking the ocean along this stretch of coast. Whether you are a keen angler looking for a great fishing spot or simply want to soak up the beauty of Clairview and the expansive beach, BarrabCrab is a great addition to any East Coast Queensland itinerary.

Cost per night: Starting at $40AUD per night for a powered site

Facilities:

  • Bore water for sites
  • Kitchen/Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Fishing
  • Laundry
  • Boat ramp

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Keen to explore Australia’s East Coast?

Australia is brimming with stunning campsites waiting to be explored. And hands down, these 15 campsites are the perfect place to base yourself as you explore the beauty of the east coast of Australia. Want to add a few off-grid camping adventures to your east coast itinerary? Be sure to check out the 20 best secret camping spots in Australia as well as our list of the best east coast Australia road trip itineraries.

Ready to explore Australia’s East Coast? Book your maui campervan online today and then pick it up from your nearest maui branch to begin your adventure. Looking for more tips for your upcoming motorhome holiday? Check out our blog.