Places To Spend New Year’s In Victoria
November 28, 2022 POSTED BY Retreat Caravans

Top 7 Places To Spend New Year’s In Victoria

Are you looking for a unique travelling experience for New Years? Do you plan to explore some of the best caravan-friendly camping spots you can spend the holidays? If so, you have come to the right place! In today’s blog post, we’ll be sharing seven of the best places you can spend New Year in Victoria. Keep reading to learn more.

1). Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park (Shoreline Drive Campground)

Shoreline Drive Campgrounds of Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park offers a unique setting to spend your New Year’s. The area consists of 19 campgrounds that are all protected by dunes. The campgrounds are situated right on Victoria’s famous and stunning 90-mile beach. This means that you can enjoy easy access to the shore from the front and the back of the campgrounds! 

If you’re not too keen on camping in one campground, you can rest assured you’ll find a suitable place in one of the numerous free camping sites in the area. You can simply drive your caravan to the site and enjoy your New Year in a serene coastal environment.

2). Shipwreck Creek Campground 

Are you looking for a remote camping spot to spend your New Year? Do you want to start your new year with a sense of being at one with nature? If so, you should consider caravanning to Shipwreck Creek Campground. The site is located in Croajingolong National Park located near the NSW border, which makes for a great road trip if you’re travelling with family or friends. At this campground, you can visit and enjoy the secluded and magnificent Shipwreck Beach!

3). Wilsons Promontory National Park 

Spend your New Year at Wilsons Promontory National Park in the southernmost point of mainland Australia! Wilsons Promontory National Park offers several camping spots so that you can enjoy a variety of unique camping experiences on your holiday trip. However, if you’re caravanning, the best site to set up camp especially if you want a quiet and secluded experience is the Stockyard Campground. The campsite is very close to the park entrance which makes it a great base to start exploring the rest of the campground. Alternatively, you can head to the busier Tidal River Campground if you’re looking for a livelier New Year’s camping experience!

4). Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park 

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park is another excellent option to spend your New Year’s camping trip at. The camping site is perched in the middle of the Grampians National Park which gives you access to incredibly fun kayaking and hiking activities. The range of facilities offers in this park includes amenities blocks, BBQ spots with shelter, a laundry area, a camp kitchen, a heated pool, a playground, and many more. Additionally, you’ll be surrounded by sweeping mountains and beautiful vistas of Mother Nature! The park has everything you need to have a great time as you usher in the New Year. 

Places To Spend New Year’s In Victoria

5). Marengo Holiday Park, Great Ocean Road

Located in Apollo Bay, Marengo Holiday Park is a great camping spot to spend New Year’s especially if you have pets. The pet-friendly park is within walking distance from the beach. As you can imagine, the park has stunning ocean views, giving you plenty of opportunities to engage in water sports including kayaking and surfing. The park offers WiFi access, laundry facilities, bathrooms, BBQ spots, and camp kitchens.  Marengo Holiday Park has everything you need to create a memorable New Year’s camping experience.

6). Mount Buffalo National Park 

Mount Buffalo National Park is an outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise during the summer months. It offers a cooler and incredibly surreal atmosphere to enjoy your New Year. The national park has plenty of picturesque scenery including waterfalls, wildflower fields, and the Snow Gum woodlands. There are also plenty of opportunities for swimming, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, paddle boarding, and hand gliding as you camp at Lake Catani. You can never get bored at Mount Buffalo National Park!

7). Lake Elizabeth In Great Otway National Park

Are you looking for a river camping experience? Lake Elizabeth campground in Great Otway National Park is among the best locations for caravanning. Located in the Otway forest, the campsite is surrounded by diverse flora and fauna, including spectacular and majestic 100-metre eucalyptus trees. There are plenty of hiking opportunities where you can stroll through picturesque and unforgettable scenery. The park is truly a tranquil environment for you to enjoy your new year. 

Final Thoughts

There are numerous camping spots to spend New Year’s in Victoria. Whether you’re interested in a quiet, secluded campground where you can enjoy the company of your family or a spot closer to urban surroundings, Victoria has it all. Give any of these seven locations for the best New Year’s caravanning expedition ever!

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