Camp, Connect, Recharge: Why Camping is the Perfect Way to Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions

Category: Inspiration, Date: 13 February 2024

Did you set yourself any New Year’s Resolutions this year? Let us know in the comments!

Many Australian’s kicked off the New Year by setting some exciting new goals and resolutions. According to AustraliaNOW’s February Report, the focus for 2024 is on wellbeing, travel and enhancing bonds with loved ones. A leisurely retreat with family and friends is the perfect way to unwind, recharge and satisfy your 2024 resolutions!

The Power of Togetherness

Camping is a great way to strengthen family bonds, rejuvenate and visit some amazing places around Australia! The Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s Real Richness Report has shown that campers are, on average 23% more likely to feel satisfied, happy, optimistic and energised than non-campers. They also feel less stressed and lonely!


In terms of relationships with their families & loved ones, campers also recorded significantly higher levels of connection. In fact, 93% of campers feel that camping brings families closer together.

Some of the positive findings include:
• 94% of campers believe that camping generates happy memories
• 94% of campers believe that camping recharges your batteries

Plan your Perfect Retreat

Don’t waste any time in organising your next adventure! There are endless special experiences waiting for you and your loved ones. Here are some trips ideas to help you fulfill your New Year’s Resolutions:

A Road Trip

Photo: Tourism Australia

A road trip is a brilliant way to spend time with family, explore the beautiful Australian landscape and de-stress. Spending time travelling between destinations offers a great opportunity for quality-time, road trip games, and re-connecting. Not only that, you get to explore hidden gems around Australia at your own pace and on your own schedule.


• Adelaide to Port Lincoln
• Darwin to Alice Springs
• Brisbane to Noosa
• Sydney to Melbourne

For more inspiration, check out ‘Kid-Friendly Stops for a Great Aussie Road Trip’

Beach Vacation

Photo: Tourism Australia

A leisurely getaway to the coast can be the perfect family holiday. Australia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and there are endless caravan and holiday parks along the coast to allow you to enjoy them! Whether you’re looking for direct access to the beach, family-fun activities such as mini golf or an idyllic location to unwind, there are plenty of beach destinations to choose from.

  • Whitsunday Islands
  • Darlington Beach
  • Adelaide Beachfront
  • Brighton Beach
  • Sunset Beach

Fishing Trip

Fishing is a great way to de-stress and spend quality time with your friends and family. A fishing camping holiday gives you the chance to get outdoors, soak up some vitamin d and explore some of Australia’s must-visit fishing destinations. This is the sort of holiday that creates the special memories you will look back on for years to come.

  • Cairns
  • The Top End, NT
  • Exmouth
  • Central Highlands

National Park Exploration

Photo: Tourism Australia

Australia’s national parks are some of the country’s most hidden-gems. To fulfill your 2024 New Year’s Resolutions, head to a holiday park near a national park! You can explore the picturesque walking trails, unique wildlife and learn about Australia’s rich cultural heritage. National parks are a great way to get out in nature with your family and friends. They can also teach us important lessons about history and conservation. You will return feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and reconnected!

• Kakadu national park
• Port Campbell national park
• Blue mountains national park
• Daintree national park

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