10 Ultimate Easter Camper Trailer Destinations
Easter is the perfect time to enjoy a family getaway. The weather is more than warm enough to enjoy an Easter camper trailer holiday. In fact, it is one of the best times of year to head away as it is neither too hot nor too cold.
With Easter being spread out over a long weekend, there is plenty of time to explore some of Australia’s very best destinations. No matter where in Australia you are, there are some fantastic places to visit.
To help you make the most of your time away, we have put together our 10 ultimate Easter camper trailer destinations the whole family will love. If you enjoy camping and comfort and style, then there is no better way to do so than with a hybrid camper trailer.
Blue Mountains, New South Wales
The Blue Mountains are located approximately one and a half hours from Sydney, 3 hours from Newcastle and three and a half hours from Canberra. For those looking to enjoy the best Easter camper trailer destinations, this should definitely be on your list. The Blue Mountains are filled with beautiful waterfalls and freshwater swimming holes and many walking tracks perfect for all ages and abilities.
From Blackheath Glen tourist Park, Lithgow tourist and Van Park and the Katoomba falls tourist Park. Finding somewhere to stay in your off-road camper trailer over the Easter holidays is easy. The scenic skyway offers panoramic views from the glass cable cars and the iconic Three Sisters can be enjoyed with a family bush walk. The Wentworth Falls are the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon picnic in some of the most beautiful scenery in the area.
Eden, New South Wales
Eden is approximately 3 hours driving from Canberra, 6 and a half hours driving from Melbourne and 6 hours driving from Sydney. Perfectly situated within close proximity of eight different national parks, it is the perfect place for an Easter camper trailer getaway. With more beaches than you could ever hope for. One of the most popular activities is whale watching.
The Ben Boyd National Park is the ultimate destination for families and has plenty of fun-filled activities to enjoy. The Garden of Eden Caravan Park and the Big4 Eden beachfront Caravan Park both place you in the heart of the best that Eden has to offer. The weather is still warm enough during the Easter holidays to enjoy days out at the beach and exploring the Sapphire Coast.
Daintree Rainforest, Queensland
The Daintree rainforest is approximately 2 hours drive from Cairns and its beauty played a role in inspiring the movie, Avatar. The jungle is filled with flora and fauna that is found nowhere else on Earth. Kids will love soaring through the canopy on zip lines. And saltwater crocodiles can be spotted on one of the many Daintree River cruises.
One of the most popular Easter camper trailer destinations in the Daintree forest is Cape Tribulation. It is the best place to see where the Great Barrier Reef merges with the rainforest. Nestled in the heart of the Daintree rainforest is the cape tribulation camping ground. It is the perfect place to spend the Easter holidays with the whole family and has a truly tropical vibe.
The grampians National Park is approximately 3 hours from Melbourne and 5 hours from Adelaide. The best Easter destinations are all about Wildlife, flora and fauna and stunning landscapes. And the grampians national park does not disappoint. Filled to the brim with waterfalls, wild flowers and abundant wildlife such as wallabies and echidnas. It is also rich in Aboriginal culture.
Mount William offers panoramic views of the grampians while MacKenzie Falls is a popular place to enjoy a dip in the cool fresh waters. The Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park is the ideal place to spend the Easter weekend. Another popular camper trailer Easter destination is Big4 grampians Parkgate.
Great Ocean Road, Victoria
The Great Ocean Road is a camper trailer owners dream. Sprawling over 243 km of roadways, The Great Ocean Road winds its way through rainforests and along some of Australia’s best surfing beaches. From Adelaide, the west end of The Great Ocean Road is situated approximately six and a half hours away. From Melbourne, it is approximately a one hour drive to reach.
Head to Bells Beach to watch The Towering waves and enjoy a visit to Port Ferry, an old fishing Village filled with charm and charisma. Making your way along the Great Ocean Road, you will see the 12 apostles, which are a must-see for everyone. With so much to see and do along the way, doing it in maximum comfort with a hybrid off road camper trailer is the best way.
Port Arthur, Tasmania
Port Arthur is just a one and a half hour drive from Hobart. Port Arthur is one of the most infamous prisons in Australia and it’s perfect for an Easter camper trailer getaway. Many people traveling with kids appreciate the rich history and educational experiences that the area has to offer. More than just a world heritage-listed site, the landscape surrounding Port Arthur is breathtaking.
One of the most popular things to do in Port Arthur is take a short Cruise to the tiny Island, the Isle of the Dead. Guided tours take you around the graves from 1646 while knowledgeable tour guides explain the history of the civilians, soldiers and convicts. Being just 100 km from Hobart, there are plenty of things to see and do not only in Port Arthur, but in Hobart too.
Ningaloo Coast, Western Australia
Located and 11 hour drive from Perth, the ningaloo coast is the perfect Easter camper trailer road trip. It is seen as one of the world’s best places to dive and is filled with pristine snorkel sites from Coral Bay all the way up to Exmouth. The drive from Perth to exmouth takes approximately 13 hours. Beautiful reefs, stunning marine life and crystal clear waters makes this world heritage site on the east Indian Ocean paradise on earth.
Both kids and adults will love the opportunity of being able to swim alongside giant cuttlefish and whale sharks. From picnics on the beach to exploring coastal hamlets, it is well worth the long drive to the Ningaloo Coast. If you are traveling with kids over long distances, stress levels may be high. For this reason, an off road camper trailer with minimal setup such as the Fraser XTE is ideal.
Murray Riverland, South Australia
Murray Riverland starts at the border between South Australia and Victoria. Some of the most popular Easter tourist spots, including Morgan, Berri and Renmark are located approximately 2 hours to two and a half hours from Adelaide City. For those traveling with kids, Murray Riverland offers plenty of opportunities for outdoors activities.
These range from kayaking to swimming in one of the many freshwater swimming holes. It is one of those Easter destinations where Regional Australia meets the outback. You are literally spoiled for choice of places to park your camper trailer for a couple of days. One of the most popular is the Murray River Holiday Park.
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Located approximately two and a half hours away from Adelaide, Kangaroo Island is an Easter camper trailer destination everyone will love. Reaching Kangaroo Island involves a short 45-minute ferry ride from Cape Jervis. Kangaroo Island is the perfect place to spend the Easter weekend and is filled with kangaroos on the land and seals on the beaches.
The majority of people find Kangaroo Island easy enough to explore over a period of several days. It is one of those places where you will definitely appreciate having an off-road camper trailer. One of the best places to stay is the Western Kangaroo Island Caravan Park and Wildlife Reserve. From days on the beach to meandering bush walks, everyone will be entertained.