Cairns, Australia, is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the most fascinating natural wonders in the world. It is also a good place to stay for visiting the beautiful scenery near Kuranda and the Daintree National Park. Caravan Parks in Cairns provide inexpensive, convenient accommodation for travellers who want to visit the Tropical Far North, Queensland.
Whatever type of caravan site you are looking for, Big4 has it. The sites are situated in landscaped, tropical gardens and there are two swimming pools, a spa, mini-golf, children’s activities and a large playground, day and night tennis and much more. Internet access is available and it is close to local attractions.
Cairns Holiday Park offers modern comforts without a budget-breaking price tag. The caravan sites include free Wi-Fi and Internet café, swimming pool, laundry, barbeque pits, a free herb and vegetable garden, a tour desk to help visitors see the local sights and more. Traveller reviews praise the good customer service and clean site as well as the excellent location near the esplanade.
A four star caravan park facility, Cool Waters is located in a quiet area just seven minutes from Cairns. The scenic Kuranda Rail Freshwater Station is just two minutes away and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is nearby. The amenities offered in the caravan park are swimming pool and spa, Internet access, barbeques and camp kitchen, laundry facilities and more. Cool Waters gets good reviews from guests for customer service and friendly atmosphere.
Situated in 11 acres of tropical gardens, it offers easy access to local shops and restaurants. It has a swimming pool and children’s pool, playground, laundry facilities and poolside barbeques. The public bus stops just outside the entrance every 15 minutes and will go to all the beaches and areas of interest in Cairns and the locality. There is also a café onsite that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. The park has a 24-hour Internet café.
Located on the south side of Cairns, it is just eight kilometres from the city centre. It offers a quiet budget holiday near several golf courses. It has an Internet Kiosk, mini-mart for groceries, swimming pool, free barbeque facilities, camp kitchen and coin-operated laundry facilities. The tour desk will book excursions to the local sights for no charge and there is a free courtesy pick-up and drop-off for tours if it is required.
Budget caravan sites are situated in 14 acres of tropical rainforest. The Park is located at the base of the Barron River Gorge National Park and adjacent to Lake Placid. It is close to the Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway as well as the northern beaches. It has a park shop, Internet access on a public computer and Wi-Fi, barbeque, swimming pool, large camp kitchen with freezer and fridge. The staff will arrange tours to the attractions in and around Cairns including cruises on the Trinity Inlet where there is wildlife such as crocodiles, birds and fish and a day on the Great Barrier Reef. Visitors can take semi-submarine tours, dive and take pontoons to the inner reef islands and the outer reefs.
In the year 1900, Davies Creek was a treasure chest for gold miners. A century after, it has become a golden spot for adventurers and thrill-seekers. Surrounded by hiking trails, waterfalls, and lookouts, campers can go camping along the creek with wallabies and mini kangaroos called bettongs.
In Davies Creek, there are two primary campgrounds. However, Upper Davies Creek Camperground is the most recommended. With eight campsites sorted into two groups, this spot offers a bit more privacy. It is also very accessible to campervans and conventional cars.
Are you new to this whole camping thing? Then Malanda Falls Caravan Park is your best training wheel. Although you’re camping in a secluded area, just 3 minutes away from the site, there are plenty of shops where you can grab last-minute supplies. All the campgrounds are also equipped with laundry facilities, hot showers, and a camp kitchen. Once the day heats up, walk 300 metres and get yourself refreshed in the beautiful Malanda Falls.
Want to try free camping? Set up your tent along the cool waters of Babinda Boulders Campground. With 13 sites protected by tall trees, you will definitely have the best nature experience. You can even swim in the refreshing pools during the day.
This has been a guest post from Skedaddle Car Hire, check out their Cairns page? For more information on what you can get up to in FNQ. And if you need a cheap car hire, they can help with that, too. Feel free to also visit the Travellers Autobarn Cairns Campervan office.
If you want to read more of our Cairns adventures, come and explore the dedicated Cairns Road Trips. Happy Exploring!