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Hipcamp Australia will help you find cheap campsites near you, Stat

ByDebra J. Aguilar

Nov 4, 2022

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If you’ve felt the endless pinch of bloody inflation this year, considering everything and the price of the kitchen sink has now risen tenfold, a jaunt abroad might just be out of place this holiday, and it’s understandable.

Hell, even interstate travel seems a little out of reach, RN, if you’ve kept an eye out for those heinous flight prices. But that doesn’t mean all hope is lost.

A lot of people think it’s impossible to have a cheap holiday or it should be simple, boring and basic, but I’m here to remind you that there are so many great fkn destinations out there that you all can enjoy the Aussie sun (while it’s still away) and get a well-deserved break for less money than you think.

From glamping in the blueberries to sleeping under the stars in national parks, Hipcamp Australia is the secret special sauce when it comes to helping you find great affordable campsites to stay in beautiful places.

It’s a lot like Airbnb, but instead of sifting through hundreds of candlelight apartments and beach huts that can cost up to $1,000 a night, Hipcamp Australia gives you access to over 40,000 cheaper pitches. on amazing private land, what looks like the ultimate outdoor getaway this Chrissy szn.

Want to know the best part? Over 50% of Hipcamp Australia’s listings are under $50 a night, so lace up your boots and hit the search before all the good listings are grabbed for your year-end dates.

To give you some inspiration and show you what’s on offer, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite (and affordable) camping spots for you to go, stat.

Bring the family, bring your pets and brush the cobwebs out of that old tent you haven’t used in five years, let’s go!

The best places to camp in Australia

CIV

Iron Brook Donkey Farm from $24 per night

Iron Brook Donkey Farm is set on epic hills of mountain pastures backed by the Yarra State Forest. You can walk through the bush along the little creek or just sit on your lounge chair and take in the pretty sick view at the top of the hill. Yeah !

Book here.

Magic Mountain from $183 per night

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Nestled amidst the mountains just outside Whittlesea Township, this 40-acre property sits above the clouds and boasts stunning views, a hidden waterfall, open campground, and abundant wildlife.

Book here.

Riverside King Valley from $18 per night

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Riverside King Valley is located on the banks of the King River in King Valley Victoria, a 38 km drive on a tarmac road from Wangaratta. It is surrounded by scenic countryside with access to 1km of river frontage – super ideal if you enjoy swimming, tubing, canoeing and fishing.

Book here.

Rodborough Vale from $20 per night

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Rodborough Vale is a 600 acre working sheep property with a combination of stream plains, native bush and rocky volcanic outcrops. A working sheep property with a few crops, it is home to the famous Rodvale Border Leicester stud farm and farms in harmony with the native flora and fauna.

Book here.

New South Wales

Rivers Run Colo from $48 per night

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Enjoy a glamping or camping experience nestled on the banks of the beautiful Colo River at Rivers Run Colo. Set on 26 acres of lush natural bush just 1.5 hours from Sydney’s CBD, this property is ideal for a cheeky little weekend getaway if that’s all you have to spare.

Book here.

Jila Camp Grounds from $119 per night

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Treat yourself to riverside camping along the Hawkesbury-Nepean River at Jila Camp Grounds.

Book here.

The River Orchard from $76 per night

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Nestled between the Oxley River and Mount Warning is The River Orchard. The working macadamia farm has four campsites, each positioned in different corners of the property, giving you all the ultimate private experience.

Book here.

Coffs Harbor Camping & 4WD from $20 per night

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Set on 230 acres, Coffs Harbor Camping & 4WD has something for everyone – including a rustic cabin repurposed from the original 1890 farmhouse. With grazing farm animals and a secret garden, this central property is a great recco if you are heading towards Coffs Harbour.

Book here.

Sapphire Coast Dairy-Homestead from $60 per night

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Imagine unwinding in the most relaxing outdoor bath that overlooks the mountain ranges of Biamanga National Park. Sapphire Coast Dairy Homestead is a quiet escape for anyone looking to experience the best of the outdoors. Did someone say candle on a budget? !

Book here.

Noah’s Ark Farm Stays from $30 per night

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Pitch your tent or park your caravan in the vast paddock under the stars. Noah’s Ark Farm Stay is the perfect family getaway that lets you enjoy the space with sheep, deer and peacocks!

Book here.

QLD

Hidden Pocket on the Mary from $43 per night

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Situated on over 210 acres on the beautiful Mary River, located in the Sunshine Coast outback, is the family-run Hidden Pocket on Mary dairy farm. The property offers four peaceful sites on the property with free kayaks for guest use, giving campers a complete camping experience away from expansive crowds.

Book here.

Dam Crazy Camping from $14 per night

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A hidden gem in the Wide Bay/Fraser Coast region of Queensland where relaxation, peace and privacy are inevitable, as are the sunsets and shooting stars in the clear skies above. Dam Crazy Camping is a completely private property where you can bird watch, kayak, fish, hike or hike one of the many nearby trails.

Book here.

Maluka Park from $54 per night

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Located between Imbil and Lake Borumba, on the beautiful cove of Yabba, is the majestic Maluka Park. With 1 km of creek frontage, the campsites have ample room for fishing, swimming, kayaking, and even platypus viewing. Perry, we’re coming for you!

Book here.

NT

Paradise Ponds from $54 per night

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On the doorstep of Litchfield National Park is the quaint farm stay, Paradise Ponds. Whether you choose to feed the cows, pet the kangaroos, or cast a line in the pond, Paradise Ponds is a great family destination.

Book here.

TASSI

Farm on Franklin from $26 per night

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Discover waterside camping in Northern Tassie at Farm on Franklin. Camp along the Franklin Rivulet, the scenic tidal estuary, and enjoy fun recreational activities including fishing, kayaking, bushwalking, bird watching, oyster watching, wildlife, egg collecting and dog petting.

Book here.

Washington

Serenity, Stars & Fresh Air from $72 per night

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With incredible on-site facilities including a swimming pool, canoe rental, bike rental, off-road trails and fishing spots, Serenity, Stars & Fresh Air is a great place to take the whole family for the holidays. holidays.

Book here.

Camping Domaine Perron from $48 per night

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From highland coos and peppermint tree enclosures to a large freshwater dam and a stunning sunset, Perron Estate has it all.

Book here.

HER

Tarlee – Serenity from $18 a night

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Situated just off the Horrocks Highway on the Clare Valley Road amongst 42 acres of peppermint scrub, sheltered from the ranges west of Tarlee. Here guests will find pretty epic campsites with plenty of space to explore, quiet country roads to stroll or go horseback riding. They also have stunning views of the mountain ranges and valley, as well as kangaroos, kookaburras, and other native wildlife.

Book here.

Edgehill Farm Stays from $18 per night

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Edgehill Farm is a sheep and agricultural farm located between Barossa and Clare Valley, 7 km from Riverton, 1 hour north of Adelaide. The campsites are located on the farm’s grazing paddocks, with sheep occasionally roaming the area. Cute!

Book here.

You can also do your own research to see what is available based on your desired location and dates on Hipcamp Australia here. Happy camping!

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