With over 240km to explore, there is no shortage of options when it comes to camping along the Great Ocean Road.
With some of the best camping spots in Victoria, camping on the Great Ocean Road is a fantastic way to experience this popular destination. Below, we list some of the best places to camp in Victoria including camping grounds on the Great Ocean Road you and the whole family can enjoy.
Victoria offers a great range of camping experiences for everyone. With our pristine beaches, coastal camping in Victoria is popular with both domestic and international visitors. National parks also offer some of the best places to camp in Victoria with plenty of scenic walks and natural attractions to explore the surroundings.
For families, some of the best places for camping in Victoria are holiday or caravan parks with all the amenities, swimming pools and playgrounds to keep everyone comfortable, having fun and creating unforgettable memories.
With stunning beaches, lush national parks and plenty of local wildlife, the Great Ocean Road has it all and truly does offer some of the best camping spots in Victoria. So where is the best camping on the Great Ocean Road?
If you’re looking for beach camping in Victoria, you can’t go past camping along the Great Ocean Road. You have your pick of superb beachfront camping spots along the coast, with options conveniently located close to towns like Torquay, Lorne and Jan Juc.
Spend your days relaxing in these idyllic locations, get in some water sports action (the Great Ocean Road has some excellent surf breaks) or cast your rod and catch your dinner. Skenes Creek and Marengo are your go-to towns for absolute beachfront camping and Aireys inlet is a great spot for those keen to explore coastal walks.
The Great Ocean Walk has designated purpose-built campsites located along the trail too (walking access only).
In addition to beach camping Great Ocean Road, there are fantastic camping grounds in the Great Ocean Road’s national parks & surrounds including:
If you want to stay near some of the attractions the Great Ocean Road is famous for, Port Campbell and Princetown are the best camping on the Great Ocean Road for the 12 Apostles.
Portland is a good spot for whale watching and there are lots of camping options in the Volcanic Lakes & Plains region. You have plenty of caravan, camping and holiday parks to choose from along the Great Ocean Road too – family (and pet) friendly options all in fantastic locations to make the most of your time here.
If you’re partial to creature comforts, glamping is a great way to have the best of both worlds.
So if you’re wanting to head to some of the best camp spots in Victoria, head to the Great Ocean Road! The hard part will be choosing what spots to camp at.
Contact one of our Visitor Information Centres to speak with local Great Ocean Road experts about where to go camping in victoria and camping spots on the Great Ocean Road.
Our Visitor information centre staff can help you plan your trip, provide advice on travelling the area and the top attractions to experience while you’re here.
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