Western Australia’s best coastal caravan parks

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Western Australia is huge. The state is larger than Europe and covers almost one third of the Australian continent. Its untouched landscapes, pristine wilderness and rugged coastline make it an epic holiday destination. Plus, the weather is picture-perfect almost all year.

As one of the world’s most diverse places, Western Australia is commonly referred to as ‘the home of the roadtrip’. Since we’re passionate about roadtrips and camping vacations, we’ve put together our guide to Western Australia’s best coastal caravan parks.

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Brisbane to Sydney – road trip with Reflections Holiday Parks

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New South Wales is one of the world’s most incredible destinations. It offers amazing scenery, iconic landmarks and of course, beaches. The sublime coastal drive from Brisbane to Sydney is an epic road trip; in our opinion, it’s the best way to see the state.

Our friends at Reflections Holiday Parks have some of the best NSW caravan parks in the most incredible locations. We’ve put together this Brisbane to Sydney travel itinerary to showcase our favourite beaches, hidden treasures and holiday parks to accommodate you in each location. Along the way, you’ll explore beautiful wine regions and stunning coastlines. You’ll also be enchanted by country towns and meet friendly locals. If you have time, you may also venture inland.

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Real stories: My guided tour of Fraser Island

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Hi – my name is Mathilde. I am from France, and had the opportunity to spend six months in Australia. During my time here, I knew I wanted to see Fraser Island. Luckily, I was able to embark on a three day guided tour of the Island in October. It was a fantastic experience and an awesome time to travel (weather wise). I would highly recommend visiting if you get the chance. The memories and friendships i made throughout this trip are ones I’ll cherish forever.

As an international tourist, I was reluctant to organise a trip to an unfamiliar place by myself. I decided to book through an agency to save time and money. This was a great decision. My entire trip was planned for me, including food, transport and accommodation. The group I travelled with were from all different countries, speaking all different languages. This was very rewarding, as I got to learn about different cultures whilst out of my comfort zone.

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Australia’s top 5 wildlife encounters

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Australian animals are unique and abundant. Our country is one of the best in the world for up close and personal wildlife encounters. From marine life to furry marsupials, exotic birds and more, there are amazing creatures to meet around the country.

Many visitors dream of capturing a candid ‘just chilling with a kangaroo’ photo. The good news is, this vision (and more) can become a reality. From cuddling koalas to admiring beautiful sea life, we’ve picked our top five Australian wildlife encounters.

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Top things to see and do in the Northern Territory

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The Northern Territory is an adventure seeker’s mecca. Stretching from Australia’s centre near Uluru, to its coastal capital city Darwin, the NT is the home of the real outback. Famous globally for its ancient Aboriginal culture and iconic natural treasures, it has become a favourite destination for road trippers everywhere.

If you’re longing to visit and looking for epic things to see and do, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve narrowed down our favourite activities to the top five.

(Image by @bendiix_s – Shared with permission)

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How to survive winter camping

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Despite what you may have heard, Winter’s a great time to camp! The cooler weather typically means fewer crowds, less bugs and more campfires (our favourite). That said, there are definitely some tips and tricks to consider to ensure your winter camping holiday in an enjoyable one. Embrace the outdoors with our top six winter camping tips!

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Highlights: Road tripping the Flinders Ranges

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The Flinders Ranges are an Australian icon. Located in outback South Australia, these ancient land forms form an incredible backdrop for any road trip. They are South Australia’s biggest mountain ranges, and home to a wealth of Aboriginal history, native flora, fauna and much more.

Exploring this region is a true outback experience. So you can enjoy all possible touring routes, we recommend bringing or hiring a 4WD vehicle such as the Apollo 4WD Adventure Camper for your trip. Starting from Adelaide, travel north from Clare Valley; you’ll soon find yourself in the heart of the Flinders Ranges. Here are some of our favourite highlights, the perfect inspiration for your next holiday.

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