Best Camping in Australia

Looking for the best camping in Australia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Australia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike Lamington National Park's Coomera River Track

    Aim to reach the carpark of the national park just after sunrise as this hike will take you a full day well If you're anything like me and stop to take photos every 30 steps it definitely will!The walk starts off on clearly visible paths that are ...

  • Explore Beauchamp Falls on the Great Ocean Road

    Located between Apollo Bay and the 12 Apostles in Beech Forest, hidden behind a dense array of ferns, is a temperate rainforest.  Containing a high biodiversity and homing many of Australia’s unique flora and fauna, the Otways National Park. Beauc...

    0.5 miles

  • Backpack the Cathedral Ranges

    This is a great hike to introduce yourself to scrambling - most of the first day is up on the ridge.I have indicated below where this can be turned into a day hike, which is what a majority of the people we met on the hike were doing. The first da...

    7.5 miles 3018.4 ft gain

  • Camp at Point Lookout

    All the camping on the island is through one company, Straddie Camping. There is remote beach camping and also campgrounds. Book ahead. There are also holiday homes and a hotel, if that's your thing. The Point Lookout side of the island is the hot...

  • Camp and Surf in Seal Rocks

    Just a three-hour, 280km drive north of Sydney is the sleepy town of Seal Rocks. Meandering round the tight bends to the end of the headland, you’ll find yourself a 10-minute walk from the picturesque lighthouse, which offers views up and down the...

  • Hike to Uloola Falls

    The trail begins at the waterfall station commuter car park. Head down the small flight of stairs at the rear of the parking area to the forest where you will find a sign for the hike. Follow the path for 7 KM staying with the signs for Uloola Fal...

    8.7 miles 70 ft gain

  • Backpack Wilson's Promontory

    Wilson's Promontory, or "The Prom," is one of the most famous walks in Victoria, just 3.5 hours drive outside of Melbourne. The park has diverse wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, emus, wombats, enchiladas, and possums. Make sure to...

    34.4 miles 5446.2 ft gain

  • Catch the Sunrise at Kanangra Walls

    The Drive Kanangra Walls is a 220km drive from Sydney. Expect to take 3 1/2 hours + add some time for a pit stop. The easiest way to navigate here is to use your GPS and head for Boyd River Campground. This will take you along the Great Western Hi...

    0.6 miles 65.6 ft gain

  • Backpack from Sheoak Falls to Sharps Track Camping Area

    The Otways National Park sits right on the Great Ocean Road, a stunning, lush park with lots of amazing tracks to explore. This track takes you through dense trees and walks along several stunning waterfalls.  Day One (4.8km) From Sheoak car park,...

    6.8 miles 656.2 ft gain

  • Weekend Getaway to Double Island Point

    Starting in Tewantin, a mere two hour drive north of Brisbane on the outskirts of Noosa, drive north on Moorindil St. onto a barge which takes you across the Noosa River, delivering you a short 2 miles from the beginning of your adventure! After d...

  • Backpack to Bugiga Hikers Camp

    Starting in the town of Halls Gap, leave your car in the car park indicated on the map. From here, make your way west, away from the town and towards the forest. You will walk past the botanical gardens and wild kangaroos to the start of the trail...

    10.7 miles 2755.9 ft gain

  • Canoe The Shoalhaven Gorge from the Tallowa Dam

    Even though the Shoalhaven Gorge is only about 120km from Sydney, it's a remarkable, rugged and remote adventure for those wanting a unique weekend away. Part of the Morton National Park, The Shoalhaven Gorge features stunning vaulting cliffs and ...