Preparing yourself mentally for school holidays? We know the feeling. Never fear! We have narrowed down each state’s best caravan parks to take your kids on these holidays. Full of activities and fun times to keep them happy and occupied for hours so mum and dad can lounge the day away.
NSW: Big4 Tweed Billabong Holiday Park – Tweed Heads
Starting off our favourite picks for Aus is Tweed Billabong Big4 Holiday Park. This park has it all! Jam packed full of activities for kids to choose from. Tweed Billabong Big4 offers attractions like the popular aqua jump, multiple swimming pools, a water slide, an adventure playground, and even go-karts! Your kids will love the outdoor movies the park offers, and little ones will have endless fun at the coral cove toddler room and playground. For school holidays this park offers a special kids club for kids four years and up that is full of activities such as face painting, sand art, and much more.
Price Per Night: Stay overnight from $44
Pet-Friendly: Unfortunately, they do not allow pets inside the park.
Address: 30 Holden St, Tweed Heads South, QLD
Phone Number: 1800 650 405
vic: ingenia holiday park torquay
Torquay Holiday Park with its picturesque surroundings is the perfect place to take the kids this September. Torquay Park has activities such as a cricket net where kids can test their pitching skills, mini golf, jumping pillows for extra fun, a swimming pool with a spa, a playground, and a well-stocked games and tv room. The kids will spend hours playing with all this park has to offer so that parents can sit back and relax.
Price Per Night: Stay overnight from $50
Pet-Friendly: Unfortunately, they do not allow pets.
Address: 55 Surfcoast Highway, Torquay VIC
Phone Number: 03 5261 2493
QLD: Cairns Coconut Resort
For the perfect Queensland caravan park to take the youngins these holidays look no further than Cairns Coconut Resort. This park is a slice of paradise just minutes away from the Cairns CBD. If you’re looking for a park that has plenty to do for both kids of all ages and adults this is the perfect destination for your school holiday adventure. The kids can choose from a variety of fun things to do like swimming at the two pools on offer, gaming at the play hub, the massive SPLASH waterpark, jumping pillow, tennis and ball courts, mini golf, and much much more! Being in Cairns the family is spoilt for a choice of activities to experience together! Head out on the Great Barrier Reef, check out the butterfly house, or scale the tropical rainforest on the Skyrail. School holidays can be a busy time for this location, so booking ahead is recommended.
Price Per Night: Stay overnight for as low as $41
Pet-Friendly: Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort welcomes pets as part of the family!
Address: 23-51 Anderson Road, Woree, Cairns, QLD
Phone Number: 07 4054 6644
WA: Big4 Middleton Beach Holiday Park, Albany
Sit back and chillax whilst you and the kids enjoy the pristine coastline on the doorstep of the Big4 Middleton Beach Holiday Park. This park offers beach-based activities for kids such as surfing, kite flying, fishing and even whale watching! Mum and Dad can chill on the beach or at the pool knowing that the kids are having the time of their lives. The park offers exclusive school holiday fun with a kids club program that hosts treasure hunts, beach games day, a sandcastle building competition, arts and crafts, and much more. Be sure to book in advance for school holidays.
Price Per Night: Stay overnight for as low as $42
Pet-Friendly: Sorry, no pets are allowed!
Address: 28 Flinders Parade, Albany WA
Phone Number: 1800 644 674
NT: Discovery Parks – Alice Springs
With four pools, go-karting and a ginormous 34m water slide, and famous Sunday pancake breakfasts Discovery Parks Alice Springs is the number one destination in the N.T. for your kids these holidays. Kids are spoilt for choice with the 4 swimming pools, climbing pyramids, multiple playgrounds, huge jumping pillows and much more this park has to offer. Being the most awarded park in the Northern Territory, this is a must-see destination these holidays. The whole family can enjoy free nightly entertainment from April through to September, and kids can enjoy themselves with the organised school holiday activities. The whole family will have a ball! So be sure not to miss this one these school holidays.
Price Per Night: Stay overnight for as low as $60
Pet-Friendly: On selected cabins and sites only
Address: 25 Palm Pl, Ross NT
Phone Number: (08) 8952 6111
SA: BIG4 RENMARK RIVERFRONT HOLIDAY PARK
Looking for riverfront luxury where you can relax and take in the scenery whilst the kids play all day? Well, Big4 Renmark has you sorted these holidays. This park sits on the banks of the Murray River, with approximately 1km of ultimate river frontage enjoyed from contained accommodation or caravan and campsites. Bring along the tinny and kick off from the banks of the river to fish with the kids, hire a canoe, or head over to the huge waterpark and splash zone for endless fun. Kids can enjoy the giant jumping pillow, resort pool, playland, tennis court, pump track, movie room, and adventure playground. This park has something for everyone and is equipped for families of all sizes.
Price Per Night: Stay overnight for as low as $60 for powered sites
Pet-Friendly: We are not a pet-friendly park
Address: 1 Patey Drive, Renmark,
Phone Number: 1300 664 612
TAS: Big4 St Helens holiday park
Nestled just moments from the beach Big4 St Helens is the ideal pick for a kid-friendly caravan park in Tassie and it’s one of the best. Take the kids out for a day trip to explore the Bay of Fires or St Columba Waterfalls which are all located nearby. This park has fun for the whole family, with a jumping pillow, table tennis, and games room. This park provides organised school holiday activities including face painting, pancake breakfasts, movie nights, and a kids club. Meaning kids can spend all day playing whilst Mum and Dad take in all St Helens has to offer. So if you’re in Tassie these school holidays, head to Big4 St Helens.
Price Per Night: $56 for a powered site
Pet-Friendly: Yes bring the fur babies along!
Address: 2 Penelope St, St Helens, TAS
So there we have it folks, our top picks for Australia’s best caravan parks for the kids! Remember, be sure to book in advance for the school holidays as it is always a busy time for these parks. So bring the kids along for an adventure in your MDC caravan or camper trailer and make lasting family memories! Stay safe, happy holiday,s and escape with confidence!