Experience Australian Wine Regions While Caravanning and Camping

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Australian wine regions are famous throughout the world. Each spot offers stunning beauty and natural diversity. There’s no doubt that experiencing these locations will win the hearts of many caravanners and campers.

Staying in a caravan holiday park offers travellers the perfect balance between comfort and flexibility whilst having the opportunity to experience the colours, sights, sounds and fragrances first-hand. Here are some of the most notable regions by state.

South Australia

If you’re a wine lover, take the opportunity to visit the famous Barossa Valley in South Australia. The Barossa has a rich food and wine culture that is reflected in its premium wine production. The region also boasts abundant seasonal produce and specialty food products which include artisan cheese and breads and cured meats. The rolling hills of the Barossa Ranges oversee a colourful patchwork of vineyards, picture perfect villages, and historic churches.

Australian wine regions Barossa Valley
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There are quite a few camping options near Barossa’s most picturesque main town, Tanunda. After a day of exploration and wine tasting, why not sit around and relax with friends new or old. Soak in the splendid beauty of Barossa! There is definitely lots of fun for the young and young at heart!

New South Wales

Famously known as Australia’s oldest wine growing region, the Hunter Valley is only a two hour drive from Sydney. Summer is harvest time in the Hunter Valley, the most vibrant and exciting time of year in the region. Hunter Valley plays host to many international and local entertainers providing you with the perfect way to end the day. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or a novice, you cannot get past the great atmosphere. The fabulous food and wine are accompanied by the natural backdrop of stunning, fruitful vines of the Hunter Valley.

Australian wine regions Hunter Valley
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Located in Cessnock, there are multiple parks close to the Hunter Valley, providing you with the perfect base to explore. Choose from vineyards, cheese factories, chocolate shops, galleries, restaurants, and much more. A range of affordable accommodation options are available, including cabins, ensuite powered sites, and pet friendly sites.

Victoria

The Yarra Valley is internationally recognised. With over 70 cellar doors, Yarra is one of the most productive of Australia’s wine regions. Find art galleries, accommodation, restaurants, cafes, antique stores, markets, and much more. Venture into the national and state parks to witness the signature towering mountain ash and dripping tree ferns. Hike to spectacular waterfalls and tranquil lakes.

Australian wine regions picnic
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Crystal Brook Tourist Park provides the ideal base from which to explore the Yarra Valley. This park provides you with the convenience of a city park as well as the natural attractions of a bush park. It is located within an easy drive of Melbourne’s CBD. There are excellent facilities and a range of accommodation, activities and attractions that will entertain the entire family.

Western Australia

Margaret River is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city lifestyle. There are top-notch vineyards as well as stunning beaches and majestic forests. This region in WA will please even the most discerning visitors.

Australian wine regions barrels
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Whether you enjoy summer days lazing by the beach, autumn dawn walks in picturesque valleys or cosy winter nights spent with friends, Margaret River is the ideal place for you to explore!

Camping options are extensive in the resort town of Margaret River. Find some of them here! Despite being walking distance from the bustling local main street, a few are nestled in a forest clearing close to the river’s edge. The woodland is surrounded with an extensive network of walking trails. You can see a wide variety of plants, trees, birds and wildflowers. After your wine tour, it’s the best way to unwind and get close to nature.

Visit Australian Wine Regions

Australia is an amazing country with incredible diversity. The best way to see it is by getting amongst it on a caravanning and camping holiday. 

Australian wine regions are well worth a visit on their own, or as part of a longer road trip. So get out there, hit the road and experience this great country of ours! If you’d like to explore more camping options, visit our Park Finder.

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