Holiday parks in Australia are often in the most amazing locations.
With prime beachfront, pristine lakeside views and national parks brimming with wildlife at your doorstep, NRMA holiday parks are situated in iconic destinations for a unique holiday experience.
They also offer a family break at an affordable price, with choices to camp, stay in upmarket cabins or park your motorhome or caravan.
Many holiday parks also offer resort style facilities including large pools and leisure activities.
With summer around the corner, we explore six awesome holiday park getaways for family and friends.
1. NRMA Merimbula Beach Resort & Holiday Park, South Coast, NSW
Positioned on the coastline with spectacular ocean views, NRMA Merimbula Beach Resort & Holiday Park is a hard to beat beach holiday destination.
With sweeping stretches of sand, national parks, Merimbula Marina and Magic Mountain Family Fun Park, the area really offers something for everyone.
During whale season, it’s the perfect place for witnessing the humpback whales during their migration, with cruise boats operating daily to ensure you get a close view of these magnificent creatures.
Once the whales disappear back to Antarctica, the dolphins stick around all year and they love surfing in the wake of the cruise boats.
2. NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Park, Central Coast, NSW
Set on a picturesque beachfront location at Umina Beach on the NSW Central Coast, NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Park offers an ideal spot to relax, unwind and enjoy a great family holiday.
An easy city escape, you can quickly get away from the daily grind and recharge in nature.
3. NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park, Gold Coast, QLD
Whether you’re after a family break, some retail therapy or an adventure holiday, NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park offers the chance for all three.
North of Surfers Paradise, the beaches of the Gold Coast and all major theme parks, including Dreamworld, Movie World, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild are just a 15 minute drive away.
Plus it’s a short walk to outlet shopping at Harbourtown from the park.
4. Lake Somerset Holiday Park, Somerset, QLD
Set on 45 hectares on the northern shores of Somerset Dam, this park offers a waterfront getaway for families, groups and individuals.
Centrally located between Brisbane, Toowoomba and the Sunshine Coast, Lake Somerset Holiday Park is situated in the heart of the Valley of the Lakes making it a great holiday destination for water sport enthusiasts, fishing fanatics and nature lovers.
Enjoy boating in Somerset Dam, cast a line fishing or just take in the picturesque landscape of mountain ranges and forests.
5. Palm Cove Holiday Park, Tropical North, QLD
Set only meters from the beach, Palm Cove Holiday Park is a top spot for a relaxing Tropical North Queensland holiday.
Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, explore the Daintree Rainforest, or bask by the sea in the quiet, village style environment of Palm Cove where, centuries old Melaleuca trees line the majestic esplanade.
6. Port Campbell Holiday Park, Great Ocean Road, VIC
Located along the famous Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell Holiday Park is a two and a half hour drive from Melbourne, or eight hours from Adelaide.
Take advantage of the vibrant seaside village with its eateries and shops,
You can also fish from the banks of Campbells Creek, stroll to the beach, and explore the Great Ocean Road’s iconic attractions including Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorg, London Bridge and The Grotto.
Layby your parks holiday
All holiday parks provide a layby system which means you're holiday will be more accessible and affordable, so the cost of your holiday can be budgeted more easily.
And with accommodation options ranging from camping, glamping and RV grounds to one, two and tree bedroom deluxe villas, some with their own pool, make your trip as luxurious or basic as you want.