8 must-see camping deals before you book your next trip
From pristine beaches to some of Australia’s most beautiful national parks, we reveal how you can see it all and sleep under the stars without breaking the bank
Right now there are massive sales on camping gear with up to 50% off all the big ticket items.
So there’s already a decent incentive to hit the road and explore our beautiful country. But with so many destinations to choose from, it can be hard to find the best places to test out your new gear, while staying within your budget.
TODAY spoke with travel expert Quentin Long from Australian Traveller for his tips on great deals for camping spots and the gear you need, 9Saver has listed some of the products on offer.
1. Six person tent from Anaconda. The six-person Spinifex Huon Geo Dome Tent provides two-bedrooms in a fully enclosed insect free space. Anaconda has slashed the price by a massive $192 from $479.99 down to $287.99.
2. Camping chair from BCF. A sturdy chair with a built in insulated cooler bag, and a heavy duty powder coated steel frame, the Standard Cooler Arm Chair will be marked down by BCF from $79.99 to $39.99, saving you $40.
3. Sleeping bag from Kathmandu. Get your adventure started with a sleeping bag designed for a traveller on the go. The Nomadic insuLITE Sleeping Bag has been cut down $176.96 to $89.98 saving you 50%!
4. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island. Whitehaven Beach is a must-see stretch of coastline, and one of the most famous beaches in the world. Book a camping trip and check out the pristine white sand for yourself!
5. Gerroa Discovery Park, NSW. From $38 per family per night on a powered site, you can stay on New South Wales’ beautiful south coast — you’ll be within a two minute walk to Seven Mile Beach, and close to Kiama.
6. BIG4 Inverloch Holiday Park, VIC. Close to Phillip Island, Wilson’s Promontory, and only a 90 minute drive from Melbourne, the BIG4 Inverloch Holiday Park is a family friendly resort disguised as a campground.
7. Rawnsley Park Station, SA. Get away with your family to this outback wonder with plenty to do for all generations. With powered sites starting at $38 per night for two people, this is great deal at one of Australia’s most stunning locations.
8. Kooljaman, WA. A special site in the Kimberley owned by the local indigenous people, Kooljaman provides a rich culturally immersive experience in perhaps the most beautiful stretch of Australia from $55 per night on a campsight with power.