Heading to Cairns or another part of Queensland on your next holiday? The Far North offers some beautiful destinations, many of which are campervan friendly.
There’s no better way to start your Far North adventure than in this picturesque city. Unwind on the northern beaches, soak up the sights downtown or explore the wilderness areas.
If you’re looking for an amazing accommodation alternative or if you simply want to start your trip here, MyDriveHoliday offers campervan hire in Cairns and there are a number of local caravan parks available in the area.
Port Douglas - approximately 70 km (40 mi) north of Cairns
Only an hour’s drive south from Cairns, Mission Beach consists of 14km of perfect swimming, fishing and hiking conditions. The nearby Ingan River Walk offers a great way to learn about the local Aboriginal history, with rafting, kayaking and skydiving activities also available. Caravan parks are located at Mission Beach, as well as at nearby Bingil Bay and Wongaling Beach.
Few parts of Australia can rival this fantastic area for diverse natural beauty, located less than a 1-hour drive from Cairns. Highlights include lakes, waterfalls and the spectacular Undara Lava Tubes, all set against a backdrop of luscious rainforest. Plan to stay here? There are quality caravan parks located throughout the region, including the BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park.
This World Heritage listed rainforest is unlike anywhere else on earth. Teeming with wildlife and overflowing with colourful plants, this spectacular area is just under 2 hours’ drive from Cairns. For a beautiful stay, park your campervan at the Daintree Riverview Caravan Park.
Located an easy 25-minute ferry ride from Townsville, Magnetic Island is made up of almost 75% national park. This gorgeous island is home to secluded beaches, stunning flora and the world’s largest colony of wild koalas. Campervan sites are available at the Rowes Bay Caravan Park, just outside of Townsville.
A 4-hour drive north of Cairns, Cooktown is one of North Queensland’s best kept secrets. Its rivers, beaches and waterfalls are spellbinding, and its mountains offer the chance to get a great view of it all. There are at least 7 local caravan parks to choose from in this area and touring through here makes a great campervan adventure.
A checklist on important facts before heading off on your self-drive holiday.
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