Campervan Vacations In Australia

by John Wright

A tropical sanctuary of wonderful beaches, palms, reef islands and rainforests, Cairns is the perfect location for a Queensland holiday. The benefits of travelling by campervan go on, the most clear being you've got the liberty to pack up and go on to another location at any point. There are also great savings in accommodation costs, including the added benefits offered by the caravan and holiday parks we have listed below. In no special order, they are our pick of many amazing parks available in and around Cairns.

Crystal Cascades Vacation Park is located just 15 minutes from the town centre, this park is astounding should you be looking for idyllic surroundings close to several of the encompassing attractions. Well-liked by bird watchers, there is a shopping centre a few minutes drive away and just 15 to the beach. Enjoy quality campervan hire Cairns with some family time on the tennis court or simply relax and revel in the quiet. The interesting news is there are no mozzies or sandflies here so you can relax in peace. Facilities and comforts are wonderful and the perfect second home.

The Cairns Coconut Resort is encircled by almost 30 acresof spotless grounds framed by palms, tropical gardens and rainforest. Located just 7 minutes from the city you're still based centrally with lots of things worth doing within the resort, including mini golf, tennis courts, volleyball and basketball to name 1 or 2. There is also a lagoon with cold and hot spas, waterslide for the kids, table tennis, bike track and heaps more for the youngsters. This place has each sort of activity you might imagine even before you go off and leave the front gates. When you're looking for a child friendly park, this is the one!

At the Cairns Villa Resort and Leisure Park you are only 4 kilometres from the city. There is plenty of room to move with ten acres of gardens, and a saltwater pool the ideal place for a cool down. All the necessities are here, together with a pool table, table tennis and television room. What appeals to me is the location, so handy to visit the local attractions or head inland and still come back to a relaxing environment. Very clean and fantastic service.

Coolwaters Holiday Park is located only seven minutes from the city, you will feel a bit like you are living in an oasis, with a freshwater stream and mountainous views in the rear yard. This has my vote for its location and beauty, especially for those actually desiring to get away and completely relax. Set in a tropical rainforest, you might want to stay put for 1 or 2 days prior to starting exploring the remainder of Cairns. The staff are very good, with a steered rainforest walk, pizza night, entertainment, scone morning and masses more. The Kuranda Skyrail is just down the road, so you will be warranted masses of action right on your doorstep. This park is an experience in itself, and totally commended.

Lake Placid Caravan Park is just north of Cairns and below the Barron Brook Gorge State Park, the award winning Lake Placid Visitor Park is situated on acres of rainforest and is the ideal escape from the hustle of the town. A wonderful base for your holiday, this attractive hideaway offers many walking tracks with birds and wildlife everywhere, and youngsters will love feeding the fish, turtles and ducks at Lake Calm. You are close to popular attractions including the Skyrail and Kuranda Dramatic Railway, with Cairns, Port Douglas and Cape York all within driving distance.

All these caravan parks and lots more are perfect places for you to camp with you campervan next time you're feeling like a vacation in Cairns.

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