One of the best parts of a camper road trip is planning where to stay each night for your epic #roomwithaview pics. All around Aus there’s plenty of options where can you park up for the night; from National Parks campsites, to powered or unpowered site at holiday park networks or free camping sites; there’s an option for everyone.
One important thing to note; if you’re planning on freedom camping you’ll need to check where you’re allowed to park up – to make sure you’re respecting the environment and the local community. To find out where you can and can’t stay – and the closest spots to you to help with your planning – we recommend you download the thl Roadtrip app; on iTunes here, or Google Play here. This is your total saviour on the road – for all of your “where’s the next loo stop” questions, as well as advice from local travellers with their own experiences.
From a campground perspective, there’s so many places to stay, and it’s fun to plan your stay in amazing scenic spots. Campgrounds are a natural extension of your camping experience – with a range of laundry facilities, bathrooms, kitchen and entertainment facilities to enjoy. As a Mighty customer, it’s worth noting that you can get discounts when you stay at Discovery Parks, Top Parks and the BIG4 Holiday Park network. You’ll need to pre book during peak season – it gets pretty busy and you’ll want to have your sites booked in for peace of mind.
Discovery Parks and Top Parks is Australia's largest network of holiday parks. As a trusted partner of their G’DAY Rewards programme, Mighty customers will receive a 10% discount (for up to $50) at over 270 Discovery Parks & Top Parks in the most sensational locations across the country. To book, contact the Discovery Park or Top Park directly and show your Mighty keytag on arrival at you park of choice.
BIG4 is the premier Australian holiday parks and campground group. They have 170 holiday parks located throughout the country, each offering a complete range of affordable self-catering holiday accommodation and camping facilities. For people travelling in a Mighty camper, powered campervan sites are most suitable. Situated in idyllic spots where you can relax or make new friends with fellow travellers, BIG4 owners and operators always offer a friendly welcome and are local experts so they can assist you with any local information you require. Additionally, each BIG4 Holiday Park has on-site management, 24/7. All Britz customers receive a 10% discount on all BIG4 Holiday Park bookings.
One additional piece of advice from our Mighty crew = you shouldn’t fly into Australia and start your camper holiday on the same day. We know that lots of people like to stay in a hostel/hotel close to the branch they pick up from on their first night, particularly after a long flight. Then you’ll be able to start your campervan holiday refreshed and won’t be driving while you are tired or jet-lagged.