Contrary to popular belief, Melbourne is more than just sports, hipsters and a bustling business district. Victoria’s capital is also host to some amazing views, coffee hotspots and popular landmarks. If you’re making your way towards Melbourne via car or campervan, or are simply looking for a place to rest for the night, consider these alternatives located close to the city.

Let’s get right into it – here are 6 of Melbourne’s best campgrounds.

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Top 5 campgrounds in Melbourne: 

  1. Phillip Island Caravan Park
  2. Tidal River Campground
  3. Discovery Parks Melbourne
  4. Meredith Park
  5. Mount Franklin Reserve
  6. Baw Baw National Park Camping

BIG4 Phillip Island Caravan Park

Located 90 minutes south of Melbourne’s CBD, BIG4 Phillip Island Caravan Park has something for everyone! With powered caravan sites, non-powered camping grounds, and large drive-thru campsite options, this spot also boasts a range of other accommodation options in case you’re travelling vi