Now that we're well and truly back into the swing of things in 2016, its time to start planning our next holiday getaway and what better way to get away than on a caravan holiday?
Here’s out list of the top 5 must see caravan holiday destinations in Queensland.
A thing of tranquil beauty, the Whitsunday Islands comprise of 74 individual stunning islands surrounded by the warm tropical waters of the Coral Sea. Set in the heart of the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, this is not a destination to be missed by avid Caravan Holiday makers. If you are searching for an exhilarating caravanning experience, don’t miss the chance to walk along pure white sandy beaches and snorkel or scuba dive through untouched, tropical reefs.
There is a remarkably vast range of caravan parks available some incorporating only basic facilities allowing you to experience the true brilliance of the region, others boasting resort-quality amenities to make you feel right at home in paradise. The Whitsundays is a stunning example of the best tropical marvels that Australia has to offer. In fact, the region incorporates some of the world’s best island hideaways and beaches that have the unique ability to make you forget all worries and fully engage you in a world of paradise and tropical wonder.
Fraser Island is not just Australia’s but the world’s largest island comprising of sand. Not only is it world heritage listed, but is a must see destination for your next caravan holiday. If you’re seeking an adventure holiday complete with ship wrecks, whales, kilometres of pristine beach and rock pools, then the Fraser Coast is your next stop.
Renowned for its ancient rainforests, abundance of fresh water lakes, glorious rock pools and sweeping sandblows, the Fraser Coast is definitely one of Queensland’s top five caravan holiday destinations.
The Fraser Coast offers unique and diverse experiences for adventure lovers and those who enjoy being close to nature. Don’t forget to visit the charming fishing villages throughout the region and experience the world’s closest humpback whale encounters off the coast of Hervey Bay.
The Birdsville Races are set in the quaint little outback town of Birdsville, located in Central West Queensland on the cusp of the Simpson Desert with a total population of just 120. Come September every year, the town becomes a hive of activity hosting up to 6000 people for the annual Birdsville Races. It is dubbed the Melbourne Cup of the Outback and is definitely worth the journey for the avid caravan holiday-maker.
Apart from the incredible scenery that vividly reminds you how every holiday is as much about the journey as the destination, Birdsville offers a range of attractions apart from the obvious races and festivities. One of the most stunning sights you will ever see is an outback sunrise, and Birdsville sunrises are spectacular. Big Red is part of the 1000 sand dunes that make up the Simpson Desert which starts less than 40 kilometres outside Birdsville. At over 30 metres high, it presents a challenging walk and popular 4WD attraction. The Dingo Caves just to the north of the town provide a captivating outlook onto the surrounding landscape and play host to some of the region’s most picturesque sunset views.
Southern Queensland Country
Commencing less than two hours from the busy centre of Brisbane city, the Southern Queensland country region starts from the city of Toowoomba and sprawls across an area bordered by the Granite Belt and Goondiwindi, Mitchell to the west and Carnarvon Gorge to the north. The Southern Queensland country is renowned as one of Queensland’s most popular outback getaway destinations. This extraordinary part of the world offers a unique and diverse range of experiences not existing in the big apple. As a caravan holiday destination it offers an opportunity to explore the diverse and friendly culture of the outback with colourful characters and peaceful, quaint townships.
Trip highlights include Bunya Mountain trails, heritage-listed Empire Theatre shows and award-winning wine available throughout the Granite Belt region. Not to be missed on the Caravan holiday adventure are the Sandstone Cliffs at Carnavon Gorge and Don’t forget to visit the Nindigully Pub, one of the region’s oldest pubs and voted best country pub by 4x4 Australia magazine. Nindigully Pub is famous for hosting a string of spectacular events drawing crowds in the thousands from all over the country including the Nindigully Pig Races and of course their New Year’s Eve bashes are not to be missed.
Tropical North Queensland
With an abundance of beauty and scenery, Cairns is a must-see for Queensland Caravan holiday-makers. It is the only place you can see two World Heritage Listed Wonder’s back-to-back with the world-renown Great Barrier Reef sprawling off the coast past the Daintree National Park. What more could you possibly want from a Caravan Holiday with the Daintree National Park boasting some of world’s most magnificent gorges, exquisite waterfalls and mountainous rainforests ripe for exploring.
Only a few minutes’ drive away and you’ll find yourself relaxing on a tropical beach soaking in the warm sunlight with a huge array of activities available including snorkelling, diving, white water rafting and sky diving just to name a few. Looking for a historical adventure? Why not visit Kuranda via the Kuranda Scenic Rail or Skyrail’s Rainforest Cableway boasting spectacular sprawling views. Searching for adventure? Don’t forget to explore the volcanic crater lakes, explore lava tubes, embark upon limestone cave tours, relax in natural hot springs and fossick for gemstones throughout the remote outback teeming with history and natural beauty.
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