Beauties of Camping Australia

No nation on Earth offers more breathtaking camping spots than Australia. Whatever kind of camping experience travellers are looking for, they will find it in the land down under. There are lots of great camping spots in the middle of nowhere, along the coast and in forests. Follow this guide to the best camping in Australia.

Mertens Falls Pool
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Fans of waterfalls will enjoy camping in Mitchell River National Park in Western Australia. The Mitchell Falls has four tiers of lovely falls cascading through beautiful red rock. This is a spot that is very isolated with no facilities, so be sure to bring everything you need with you along with your dome tents.

jervis bay
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Anyone that wants to enjoy the best beach camping in the world should head to Booderee National Park in Jervis Bay, New South Wales. This amazing park has some of the most beautiful, dazzling white sand beaches in the world. There are three camping areas for visitors to choose from, but be aware that there is no electricity available. The best time to go is during the humpback whale migrations during June, July, September, October and November.

view from archers
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Campers that enjoy sharing their camping adventures with wildlife will enjoy and excursion to Narawntapu National Park in Tasmania. This park is known as the “Serengeti of Tasmania” for its vast abundance of wildlife. The wombats are one of the park’s biggest draws. They are so used to humans that they will allow visitors to approach quite closely to them. Just do not try to touch or feed any of the animals in the park.

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Fans of lush vegetation that don’t mind rain may enjoy a trip to Tully Gorge National Park in Queensland. This beautiful park has rich, lush forest and vegetation everywhere. This is one of the greenest spots imaginable due to the park’s abundant rainfall. Be sure to bring rain gear to handle the frequent showers. Many people are drawn here to enjoy the great white water rafting that the rainfall creates in Tully River.

One of the most awe-inspiring camping spots in Australia is at Mt. Field National Park in Tasmania. The park is home to some of the tallest trees in the world. The swamp gum trees in the park reach heights of over 100 meters. It is truly magical to pitch a tent among trees that look like they belong in the Jurassic Era. The trees provide great habitat for lots of birds as well, so campers will be treated to loads of lovely bird song during their stays.

No matter where campers head to in Australia, they are sure to find beauty and adventure. Just be sure to always respect the land and to bring out everything you come in with. Keep the beauty of Australia alive and unspoiled for future generations to enjoy.

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