There are plenty of great places to go camping in Victor Harbor and across the Fleurieu Peninsula. But, before you roll up your swag and pack your car, get recommendations on top spots to visit, tips to get there, and places to explore.
Top Camping Spots Along the Fleurieu Peninsula
Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park
When it comes to family-friendly camping, Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park is a top contender. Nestled in a spacious and leafy setting, this camping ground offers plenty of room for you and your family to spread out and enjoy the great outdoors.
If you’re travelling with kids, the park has a range of facilities to keep them entertained. From waterslides to a swimming pool, and a large children’s playground, there’s never a dull moment. Meanwhile, parents can relax and unwind on the expansive lawns or at the camp kitchen, equipped with all the essentials to prepare meals.
Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park also offers a range of accommodation options, including cabins, villas, chalets, and units. These are perfect for groups of friends or young people who want to experience the camping lifestyle with a few added luxuries. All accommodation options are fitted with comfortable beds, air-conditioning, and modern amenities, making your stay as comfortable as possible.
With its proximity to the heart of Victor Harbor, guests can easily access local attractions such as Granite Island, the horse-drawn tram, and the town’s many shops and cafes and takeaways. Plus, with the park situated just a short walk from some of the Fleurieu Peninsula’s best beaches, you can enjoy a refreshing swim or a leisurely stroll along the sand.
NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park
If you’re looking for a peaceful and picturesque camping ground in Victor Harbor, then NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park is an excellent choice. Nestled right by the water, this park offers a stunning location with easy access to the beach.
For those who love fishing and boating, this holiday park is a perfect spot. With a boat ramp located just a stone’s throw away, you can easily launch your boat and head out onto the sparkling blue waters of Encounter Bay. Meanwhile, the park’s calm waters make it perfect for young children to swim and paddle safely.
NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park offers a range of accommodation options, from powered and unpowered campsites to self-contained cabins. The park’s sites are spacious, level, and shaded, providing a comfortable and relaxing stay. Guests can also enjoy the park’s facilities, including the camp kitchen, barbecue areas, and children’s playground.
And if you’re into glamping in Victor Harbor, this location also offers the newly-added safari tents. Each of these offers easy access to the beach and views stretching to Encounter Bay.
With its prime location, NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park is just a short stroll away from the town centre, where you can enjoy a range of dining options, like restaurants or cafes and takeaways, shopping, and local tours and attractions such as the South Australian Whale Centre, and the Urimbirra Wildlife Park.
Adare Camp & Caravan Park
This camping spot is typically focused towards school groups, but Adare Camp & Caravan Park is a must-visit destination. Located in the nearby suburb of McCracken, Adare is steeped in history and offers a range of accommodation options for large groups, weddings, and families.
Adare’s most iconic feature is the historic Adare Castle, which provides a stunning backdrop for weddings and other special events. The park’s facilities are perfect for large groups, with plenty of space to set up camp and enjoy the great outdoors.
Adare is also a dog-friendly site, so your furry friends can join you on your camping adventure. With a range of facilities, including a camp kitchen, BBQ areas, and a children’s playground, you’ll have everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Plus, with the park located within easy distance of many walking and bike trails, you can explore the beautiful scenery of the Fleurieu Peninsula at your leisure.
Newland Head Conservation Park
If you’re a nature lover, surfer, or swimmer, then Newland Head Conservation Park is a must-visit destination in Victor Harbor. Located between the stunning beaches of Waitpinga and one of the other best beaches along the Fleurieu Peninsula, Parsons Beach, this park offers a unique and secluded camping experience.
Newland Head Conservation Park is perfect for those who love the ocean. With its close proximity to the beach, visitors can enjoy a range of activities such as fishing, swimming, and surfing. However, it’s important to note that Waitpinga Beach is not manned by lifeguards, and can produce a strong swell, so it’s only recommended for strong swimmers and surfers.
For those who prefer to stay on dry land, the park offers plenty of opportunities to explore the natural beauty of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Visitors can explore some of the best walking trails and hikes the Fleurieu Peninsula has to offer along the stunning coastal cliffs, spot local wildlife, or simply relax and soak up the serene surroundings.
Newland Head Conservation Park offers a range of camping options, from basic bush camping to more developed campsites with amenities. With its secluded location and stunning views, it’s the perfect spot for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse themselves in nature.
Choosing the Best Camping Spots Along the Fleurieu Peninsula
Camping along the Fleurieu Peninsula is an adventure that’s not to be missed.
So, pack up your tent, load up the caravan, or roll up your swag, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable camping adventure in one of Australia’s best places to camp. With its stunning coastal cliffs, sparkling blue waters, and abundant wildlife, there’s no shortage of natural beauty to explore.
For advice on choosing the best camping spot along the Fleurieu Peninsula for you or your family, pop by the Victor Harbor Information Centre for personal advice and recommendations. Or, feel free to contact us online for local tips and suggestions for travelling.