12 of the Best Caravan Parks in Queensland

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There is no better way to explore the great Queensland outdoors with family than combining the best nature has to offer with the comfort of family-friendly caravan parks in Queensland.

With our impeccable weather, escaping to the outdoors at an affordable, family-friendly caravan park is a quintessential Aussie holiday. We've done the homework for you and wrapped up 12 of the best caravan parks in Queensland for your next family adventure - time to hit the road!

12 of the Best Caravan Parks in Queensland

1. BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort
BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

Nestled along the shimmering shores of Pumicestone Passage, just a hop away from the beloved Bribie Island and neighboring the award-winning Sandstone Point Hotel lies BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort.

Located midway between Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast, this luxury park offers an array of accomodation options and facilities including a mini golf course, go-kart hire, an adventure waterpark, kids' room, jumping pillow, kids' shallow pool, and heaps more. We love the various accomodation options which range from camping right through to luxury over-water bungalows!

Location: 1820 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point

2. NRMA Treasure Island Resort

NRMA Treasure Island Resort
NRMA Treasure Island Resort

Another exceptional caravan park for families is the NRMA Treasure Island Resort.

Located on the Gold Coast just a short 10-minute drive from Surfers Paradise, NRMA Treasure Island Resort is centrally located between the major nearby theme parks.

Kids will be entertained with the four resort style pools, waterpark, mini golf, playgrounds, go-kart hire, bouncing pillow, and kids' club. We love the endless options to entertain kids and the impressive location.

Location: 117 Brisbane Rd, Biggera Waters

3. BIG4 Adventure Whitsundays Resort

The best caravan parks in Queensland
BIG4 Adventure Whitsundays Resort

If you are thinking of taking the family to experience the picturesque Whitsundays, then look no further than the BIG4 Adventure Whitsundays Resort.

We love the idea of enjoying everything the Whitsundays has to offer, including the Great Barrier Reef and the 74 idyllic islands that make up the region, before retiring to your family-friendly oasis - that's tick-tick for your adventure and your rest goals in one!

Like many other top caravan parks in Queensland, you can expect loads of options for energetic kids, including waterslides, an animal park, outdoor cinema, and more, plus thoughtful offerings for the big people like online shopping delivery on your arrival and a massage and spa treatment service 50 metres from the resort - heaven!

Location: 25-29 Shute Harbour Road Cannonvale, Airlie Beach

4. Nobby Beach Holiday Village

Nobby Beach Holiday Village
Nobby Beach Holiday Village

Close to the beach and on the doorstep of the Gold Coast's awesome theme parks, the Surfers Paradise strip, and shopping centres, Nobby Beach Holiday Village is one of the best caravan parks in Queensland for those keen on being close to the action.

The park itself has a waterslide, playgrounds, and is walking distance to patrolled beaches, the Miami Food and Music Marketta, and heaps more. Need we say more?

Location: 1 Hillcrest Parade, Miami

5. NRMA Airlie Beach Holiday Park

NRMA Airlie Beach Holiday Park
NRMA Airlie Beach Holiday Park

Another family-friendly offering in the Whitsundays, the NRMA Airlie Beach Holiday Park is a must for families keen to find family-friendly accommodations while exploring this picturesque part of the world. 

Cabins, villas, caravans, and campsites make up this popular caravan park that's also pet-friendly! We love the Bali-inspired villas and overall vibe of the resort. Kids can enjoy the large resort style swimming pool and play area as well as various activities and events during holiday season.

Location: 234 Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale

6. BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park

The best caravan parks in Queensland
BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park

The BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park is listed as a "Premier" BIG4 site and it's not hard to see why.

The mega waterpark is a destination in itself with a huge 317-metre waterslide, a tipping bucket, and heated water for the colder months. Other activities include an off-road remote-control car track, frisbee golf area, and a huge playground. Accomodation options range from deluxe retreats to all manner of camping sites.

Location: 66-86 Siganto Drive, Gold Coast

7. Undara Caravan & Holiday Park

Undara Caravan & Holiday Park
Undara Caravan & Holiday Park

On the edge of the Undara Volcanic National Park in Tropical Far North Queensland, Undara Caravan and Holiday Park offers access to a world-class geological phenomenon with award-winning accommodations in the Australian outback.

Undara park celebrates the outback in look and feel with tasteful amenities like their incredible swimming pool, plus, you'll gain access to the Undara lava tubes, and scenic bushwalking and biking trails.

We love the unique booking options including railway carriages, glamping tents, and the homestead.

Location: Undara, Undara Road, Mount Surprise

8. BIG4 Ingenia Holiday Cairns Coconut Resort

BIG4 Ingenia Holiday Cairns Coconut Resort
BIG4 Ingenia Holiday Cairns Coconut Resort

For holidaymakers planning on exploring Cairns, the BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut Resort is one of the best family- (and pet!) friendly caravan parks in Queensland close to the town centre.

The water park, tennis court, mini golf, basketball court, and adventure playground will keep little humans entertained. We love the plentiful accomodation options and configurations ranging from caravan and camping sites through to luxury condos.

Location: 23-51 Anderson Road, Cairns

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9. Toowoomba Garden City Holiday Park

Toowoomba Garden City Holiday Park
Toowoomba Garden City Holiday Park

If you are heading to Toowomba for the Carnival of Flowers or perhaps making the pilgrimage to the home of the Weis Bar, then you will want to take the family to the Toowoomba Garden City Holiday Park.

Categorised as a "classic" BIG4 caravan park it has all the comforts you would expect, plus fun extras like a jumping pillow, caravan cubby house, and adorable herb garden. They offer plenty of accomodation options ranging from 10-berth cabins to well appointed camping sites.

Location: 34A Eiser Street, Toowoomba

10. BIG4 Caloundra Holiday Park

The best caravan parks in Queensland
BIG4 Caloundra Holiday Park

Waters edge location? Tick! An espresso van and pizza bar? Tick tick! Pedal carts for the kids? Big Tick! BIG4 Caloundra Holiday Park is your next holiday oasis if you are after excellent proximity to the beach with something for big and little people alike.

Accomodation options range from waterfront villas through to spacious campsites. Caloundra has plenty to offer families, from pristine beaches to playgrounds and wonderful eateries, there is something for everyone in this coastal village just under two hours from Brisbane.

Location: 44 Maloja Ave, Caloundra

11. Ashmore Palms Holiday Village

Ashmore Palms Holiday Village
Ashmore Palms Holiday Village

If the Gold Coast is your destination for your next family holiday, we recommend booking a stay at Ashmore Palms Holiday Village, a resort-style caravan park with quintessential Australian holiday offerings.

Tropical swimming lagoons, a playground, tropical bird aviary, and more make Ashmore a unique offering for your next getaway. We love the family-friendly details like covered in BBQ areas, laundry facilities, and a tennis court. Kids will enjoy interacting with Australia's largest private collection of South American Macaw Parrots.

Location: 71 Hinde Street, Ashmore

12. Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park

Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park
Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park

Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park is located between Cairns and Townsville in idyllic Kurrimine Beach. If your travels see you heading north, this spot is definitely worth adding to your list of the best caravan parks in Queensland.

With well-appointed accomodation options and generous caravan and camping sites, it's the perfect stop to recharge. Kids can beat-the-heat in the water park that features jets, tipping buckets, an obstacle course, and slides. Plus, there are plenty of non-swimming options to enjoy as well, including bikes, giant chess and checkers, and undercover basketball. 

Location: 9 Coyle St, Kurrimine Beach

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