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  • Fresh from the success of our inaugural boutique music festival in 2018, Middle Rock Coastal Rhythm & Blues is back by popular demand! Our 2019 boutique festival is set to bigger and better...

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  • Townsville Expo 2019

    Posted by Top Parks on 10 Aug 2019

    The new look Townsville Expo, incorporating the Townsville Caravan, 4x4 and Outdoor Adventure Expo, returns to Reid Park Townsville from the 30 August to 1 September 2019! This amazing event features an enormous...

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  • Townsville Cultural Fest

    Posted by Top Parks on 10 Aug 2019

    Beneath the warm winter skies of Townsville, Townsville Cultural Fest celebrates the depth and diversity of many cultures.  Now celebrating 25 years, this year's event will be bigger and better than ever. A...

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  • CraftAlive

    Posted by Top Parks on 9 Aug 2019

    CraftAlive, Australia’s longest running craft show series is returning to the Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre from the 9 to 11 August 2019! Featuring both local and interstate craft talent, the show is...

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  • The McDonald's Townsville Running Festival, one of Townsville's premier community events - bringing people together while getting fit and healthy at the same time - is on again this year Sunday 4 August...

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  • The Australian Festival of Chamber Music presents a 10 day musical extravaganza!  Concerts will be held at various locations around Townsville including The Ville Resort-Casino, Townsville Civic Theatre, Queens Gardens and Magnetic Island....

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  • Bright Spring Festival 2019

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Jul 2019

    Spring is a glorious time to visit Bright - fresh green leaves return to the trees, bulbs burst into life in spectacular colour, and buds and blooms enchant the eyes in every direction....

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  • PBR Mildura Invitational

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Jul 2019

    The PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Monster Energy Tour will bring its thrilling, adrenaline-filled, edge-of-your-seat excitement to Mildura on Saturday, 3 August 2019. For one-night only, some of the best bull riders in the...

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  • The Gawler Show

    Posted by Top Parks on 19 Jul 2019

    All rolled into a full weekend of fun and entertainment, the Gawler Show proudly sees an estimated gate attendance of 30,000 people and continues to go from strength to strength guided by a...

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  • The annual Tour of Bright is one of the most fiercely contested club races on the VRS Road Series calendar. Amazing alpine scenery, competitive racing and welcoming support from the local cycling club...

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  • LIKE ALL BRILLIANT IDEAS, THIS EPIC FESTIVAL WAS BORN IN A BAR, OVER A BEER BETWEEN A PUBLICAN, A FESTIVAL MANAGER AND THE OWNER OF A BREWERY. Answering the call of Australia’s new...

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  • The Soweto Gospel Choir is heading to Bright to perform one concert only on August 25th at the Bright Community Centre. Hailing from Soweto (South West Township), a town outside of Johannesburg and...

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  • V8 Supercars

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Jul 2019

    Buckle up, put the pedal to the metal and get ready for a weekend of action packed, fast paced, rubber burning V8 Supercar racing!  The Watpac Townsville 400 Supercars are on again from...

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  • 2nd Bright Running Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 4 Jul 2019

    The second Bright Running Festival is on Saturday 31st August 2019! Combine your ski holiday at Falls Creek or Mt Hotham with a running event, avoid the peak summer heat and run in...

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  • The Gawler Central Sporting Club are holding a Breast Cancer fundraiser on Saturday July 6th between 10am - 1pm. Treat yourself to a traditional high tea featuring sweet treats, savoury eats as well...

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  • Running from September 27th through to October 6th, it's one of the biggest country music fersitvals outside of Tamworth and the gympie Muster. When Australian country music fans talk of the festival “biggies”,...

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  • The 33rd Mildura County Music Festival runs from Friday, September 27th to Sunday, October 6th, 2019. Further information can be obtained from 1800 039 043. When Australian country music fans talk of the...

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  • Adventurethon Townsville

    Posted by Top Parks on 29 Jun 2019

    A true stamina tester - Adventurethon Townsville!  Roll off your paddle craft onto your mountain bike then straight off your bike and start running!  Don't be daunted - there are options for all...

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  • Test your endurance and support a great charity at the same time in The Alfred Six Hour charity mountain bike race on September 21st 2019. The Alfred Six Hour charity mountain bike race...

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  • Rivergardens Holiday Park on The Murray made headlines recently in the Mildura Weekly with the launch of their new luxury riverfront cabins. The cabins are elevated allowing guests to take full advantage of...

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  • Hattah Desert Race 2019

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Jun 2019

    The Penrite Hattah Desert Race is celebrating 22 years in 2019, and now attracts a large field of riders not only from Australia but also internationally, pitting themselves against each other on a...

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  • The weather has cooled down, but our special deals are heating things back up! Whether you enjoy sleeping out under the stars, or prefer the creature comforts of one of our self-contained cabins;...

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  • Whale Watching Season

    Posted by Top Parks on 20 May 2019

    June is the start of the Whale watching season on Phillip Island on the Bass Coast in Victoria.  Last year was an amazing season for whale watching and hopefully this year will be...

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  • The perfect coastal getaway awaits you! Check Availability/Book Now Werri Beach NSW Situated only 1 ½ hours south of Sydney or 2 ½ hours from Canberra. ❤Gerringong is a smaller coastal township haven...

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  • Rundle Mall Pigs

    Posted by Top Parks on 8 May 2019

    Ever thought that rubbing a pigs nose, neck or back could bring you good luck?  Well, there is a statue of four pigs in Adelaide's Rundle Mall called "A Day Out" situated toward...

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  • 'Groovin The Moo'

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 May 2019

    Join in the fun of 'Groovin The Moo'!  An annual music festival held in six regional centres across Australia - and Sunday, 5 May 2019, is Townsville's turn!  A fantastic line up of...

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  • Reef HQ

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Apr 2019

    Experience the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet with a visit to Reef HQ.  As the National Reef Education Centre for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Reef HQ Aquarium will open...

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  • Billabong Sanctuary

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Apr 2019

    Meet your favourite Australian animals in a tropical bushland setting, on the shores of the billabong, where everyone is guaranteed a rewarding personal experience! Billabong Sanctuary is proud to be accredited as an...

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  • Cooktown Discovery Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 25 Mar 2019

    Don't miss the Cooktown Discovery Festival on from 14th - 16th June 2019. A funfilled weekend, take in the experiences of Cooktown back in the days and the Re-enactment of Captain Cook's Landing...

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  • The Strand

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Mar 2019

    Immerse yourself in the relaxed Townsville way of life as you discover The Strand Beachfront!  With a relaxed, yet energetic vibe, The Strand is bursting with activies to suit the whole family.  Soak...

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  • Sunset Tourist Park Mount Isa have just completed the installation of the new Swimming Pool.

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  • Sunset Tourist park Mount Isa have just completed the installation of the new Swimming Pool.

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  • EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR 2019 – DON’T MISS OUT!!   With so many new things, additions and improvements in 2018, we figured why stop there! The new 3-bedroom Heysen Cabins that rounded out 2018’s improvement...

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  • February Newsletter

    Posted by Top Parks on 19 Feb 2019

    The Festive Season is behind us - and what a fantastic time it was for us all! We had the return of familiar faces, and welcomed so many new ones, to the Alex...

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  • Regular markets near Werri Beach Holiday Park and surrounding areas... Gerringong Village Markets Gerringong Town Hall, every 3rd Saturday, 8:30-13:30. Mix of arts and crafts - community market, in Gerringong Township. Kiama Seaside...

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  • Castle Hill

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 Jan 2019

    Just short of a mountain, Castle Hill is a giant pink monolith standing right in the heart of Townsville!  Slip on your joggers, slop on sunscreen, slap on a hat and trek to...

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  • Sunset Top Tourist park Mount Isa will have a new Swimming Pool early in 2019.

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  • Spring Newsletter

    Posted by Top Parks on 3 Oct 2018

    At last!    As the final piece of our major renovations and upgrades, our beautiful new pool is now finished, and our School Holiday guests are loving it - we can't wait to share...

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  • Kids playing mini golf among the palm trees at Brisbane Holiday Village Like our children, we love all our parks equally, but if you’re after some inspiration for planning a family holiday that...

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  • As part of the Wine, Wheels & Whiting bike ride from Clare to Wallaroo on Saturday, 22 September, Sounds by the Sea will be held in the John Terrace Reserve from 12pm to...

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  • Kadina Garage Sale

    Posted by Top Parks on 8 Sep 2018

    Community Garage Sale brought to you by Kadina AH & F Society Enjoy Sausage Sizzle & grab a  bargain Where: Kadina Showgrounds When: Sat, 8th September 2018 Time: 7:30am - 1pm

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  • Congratulations to Twin Waters Caravan Park in Dawesville WA who are the winner of a Cushman Hauler 800 Electric Utility Golf Car Valued at $16,000. This Competition was open to Parks who signed...

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  • Deanne and Gary are game gurus when it comes to caravan park playtime. They’ve been travelling the Queensland coast with their family for decades playing Yahtzee and Uno as they go.    The Pleavins...

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  • Glen and Kathy Forbes are veterans of the road, more in love with the road than ever (and each other, too). The retirees have spent the last decade on the road travelling Australia,...

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  • Looking to have a whale of a time? Discover Australia's best destinations to see these magical creatures of the sea.  Busselton, WA Did you know that the south west of Western Australia has...

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  • G'DAY Magazine Issue 3

    Posted by Top Parks on 8 Aug 2018

    The latest edition of the FREE G'DAY Magazine will be landing at parks over the next few weeks - so be on the lookout for a copy on your next holiday. Join our...

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  • Moonta Country Music Concerts

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Jul 2018

    Come & enjoy some Country music at the Moonta Town Hall & help raise money for "The Moonta Women's & Children's Hospital Auxillary". Tickets are available at the door from 7pm $12 Adults...

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  • Imagine sitting on the balcony of your Riverside cabin, listening to the birds chirping, watching the steady flow of cyclists and walkers passing by that use Linear Park and the view you have...

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  • BOOK WAIRO BEACH THESE JULY HOLS!

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Jul 2018

    It’s a Winter Wonderland this Christmas (in July) at Wairo! Book your getaway over the weekend of Sat July 14th for a great kids holiday experience – super exciting details coming soon!   AND!...

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  • Airlie Beach Music Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 2 Jul 2018

    Airlie Beach Music Festival Location - Main Marquee at Whitsunday Sailing Club, Airlie Point Located in the town of Airlie Beach at the heart of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef, the Festival...

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  • Earlier in June, after returning from a Caravan Association conference on the Gold Coast we were toying with the idea of opening our park up to pets. The conference mentioned the multiple positive...

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  • Launching new Deluxe Waterfront Cabins at Kimberleyland Holiday Park in Kununurra, The Kimberley Western Australia   In an exciting development Kimberleyland Waterfront Holiday Park have launched a new accommodation product with uninterrupted and absolute...

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  • Twilight River Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Jun 2018

    15 SEP 2018 Time: 3-9pm Re-discover your own backyard and enjoy a free family evening, market stalls, food trucks, live music, barefoot ski demos and lots of family fun.

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  • Light the Night

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Jun 2018

    6 OCT 2018   Discovery Parks - Forster will be hosting a 'Light the Night' fundraiser supporting the Leukaemia Foundation, an event that brings the Australian blood cancer community together to help raise valuable...

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  • World's Largest LEGO Caravan

    Posted by Top Parks on 13 Jun 2018

    Did you make your way to the Queensland Caravan Supershow?  In between the latest barbecues, vans, and tents, you may have found this flash caravan made entirely of LEGO! Top Parks & Caravanning...

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  • Saturday 14 July 8AM-5PM Discovery Parks - Forster presents the Forster Family Fishing Competition. Tackle this competition for your chance to win! Fish the Wallamba River and Wallis Lakes systems for flathead, bream, ...

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  • Airlie Beach Running Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 8 Jun 2018

    Feeling a little energetic? Come join us for the Airlie Beach Running Festival Location - Port of Airlie 21st July  The Airlie Beach Running Festival is held annually in one of the most...

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  • What's the fuss about !

    Posted by Top Parks on 8 Jun 2018

    Exciting renovations have recently finished at Tin Can Bay Tourist Park.   Construction started in October 2017 and completed a week before the Christmas Holidays.  This was supposed to be a quiet period, but...

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  • Live Music with Andrew Swift

    Posted by Top Parks on 7 Jun 2018

    Andrew Swift, talented country musician will be playing a gig here at Island Gateway.  In addition to his music, he'll be bringing a popcorn machine!  We will also have some food vans on...

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  • Airlie Beach Race Week

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Jun 2018

    Airlie Beach comes alive the Airlie Beach Race Week. Location - Whitsunday Sailing Club 9th Aug to 16th Aug The Whitsunday Sailing Club is located in Airlie Beach, gateway to the Central Region...

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  • Whales in the Whitsundays

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Jun 2018

    Whales in the Whitsundays Whales migrate north during the winter months every year and visit the Whitsundays from June to September. Whales are a common sight frolicking amongst the islands and even occasionally...

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  • Whitehaven Beach Run

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Jun 2018

    Great Whitehaven Beach Run Race Details Date    Sunday 24 June 2018 Event    Half Marathon 21.1km, 10km, 5km, 1.5km, 500m Charter Transfer Service     Depart Port of Airlie Marina at 7.30am, arrive at Hamilton Island...

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  • Crocodile Safari

    Posted by Top Parks on 28 May 2018

    Whitsunday Crocodile Safari is a family owned, professionally operated, fully-guided and safe day-trip. Steve and Jacqui Watson both work full time in hands-on roles in the business, to ensure guests enjoy excellent customer...

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  • Conway National Park

    Posted by Top Parks on 25 May 2018

    Conway National Park is a peaceful coastal park with rainforest-clad hills, secluded beaches and panoramic outlooks over the scenic Whitsunday area. This park includes the rainforest-clad Conway Peninsula and protects the largest area...

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  • Cedar Creek Falls

    Posted by Top Parks on 21 May 2018

    You will find Cedar Creek Falls about half way between Airlie Beach and Proserpine on Saltwater Creek Road. Set in a natural rock amphitheatre, you will enjoy absolutely spectacular waterfalls in the wet...

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  • Brand New Ensuites Now Open

    Posted by Top Parks on 19 May 2018

    These brand new additions to our park will allow guests to treat themselves with access to their very own private facilities including toilet, shower and hand-basin. Why settle for a standard powered site...

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  • Sailing the Whitsundays

    Posted by Top Parks on 17 May 2018

    Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef on the Queensland coast, lies 74 island wonders. The majority of the Whitsunday Islands are uninhabited national park islands, but some islands offer a...

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  • Hydeaway Bay

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 May 2018

    Hydeaway Bay Beach is around 45 minutes drive north of Airlie Beach on the coast of the Whitsundays. The beach at Hydeaway Bay is a lovely sandy beach over 1.5 kilometres long. Covering...

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  • Airlie Beach Foreshore Markets

    Posted by Top Parks on 12 May 2018

    The Airlie Beach Saturday Markets are located on the foreshore of Airlie Beach, every Saturday morning. Complete with local produce, art, craft and all locally made souvenirs, it is a great place to...

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  • Airlie Creek Track

    Posted by Top Parks on 7 May 2018

    The Airlie Creek Track slowly winds 850m up the hill behind Airlie Beach along a gravel path, featuring rare flora and fauna such as the Whitsunday Bottle Tree and the endangered Proserpine Rock...

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  • Bicentennial Walk Airlie Beach The Bicentennial Walkway at Airlie Beach is a roughly 4 kilometre long waterfront walk that showcases some wonderful coastal views of this part of Queensland. Specially constructed as part...

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  • Whitehaven Beach

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 May 2018

    Whitehaven Beach is a definite “must-see” during your stay at Airlie Beach. As soon as you see it, it’s easy to understand why it is the most photographed beach in Australia and has...

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  • In addition to your benefits received to your site or accommodation whilst staying with us, some of our Local Cooktown Businesses have come on board to offer our Cooktown Holiday Park - Top...

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  • It’s the trip of a lifetime. It’s still unsealed, dusty, rough, one of the last few off-road adventures to remain authentically so. It’s cattle country, you’ll be sharing the roads with station traffic...

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  • Nothing tops a fishing trip! Fishing is one of the most popular sports in the world and there’s a reason for it – it’s a great way to get back to nature, beat...

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  • #1 place to stay in Carnarvon

    Posted by Top Parks on 15 Mar 2018

    Wintersun Caravan and Tourist Park has been ranked the #1 place to stay in Carnarvon on TripAdvisor for the 4th year in a row! See what guests are saying about us on TripAdvisor...

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  • Now is the time to visit us in the Gascoyne and witness some of nature's most beautiful sights (without the crowds!) Relax on the banks of the Gascoyne river and watch the beautiful...

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  • At Wintersun, we acknowledge that pets are an integral part of the family and so we welcome them on all caravan and camping sites. We also have designated chalets and cabins where pets...

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  • Wine, food and hiking - three of our favourite things. You can find them all in the Grampians, Victoria. Just south of Grampians National Park is the Henty wine region of Australia, known...

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  • You may have heard the news by now via email or on our Facebook or Instagram. But if you haven’t, let us be the first to tell you the fantastic news. Top Parks...

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  • Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a “grey nomad”? Think what you like about the name, but the life, without doubt, is enviable. No more 9 to 5, or boring...

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  • 2018 Caravan & Camping Shows

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Feb 2018

    Caravan and Camping Shows are a fantastic way to see first hand all the latest products and services the Caravanning Industry has to offer as well asinformation on tourism and holiday destinations all...

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  • Historic Cooktown is the Gateway to Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland. An easy 3.5 - 4 hour drive North of Cairns.  Cooktown Holiday Park is just a short stroll into town...

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  • The school holidays are coming to an end. For some of you, this may mean one last week of travel, trying to squeeze in some final holiday time at top beaches in Australia...

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  • Sunset Top Tourist Park Mount Isa

    Posted by Top Parks on 19 Jan 2018

    G'day from Sunset Tourist Park Mount Isa is where east meets west across northern Australia and is the gateway to the Outback. We have been very busy here doing refurbishment works to our...

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  • A Very Merry 2018

    Posted by Top Parks on 9 Jan 2018

    The team here at K.B.H.P would like to wish everybody a very happy and prosperous new year. If you have not already blessed us with your acquaintance, we encourage you to visit with...

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  • A Very Merry 2018

    Posted by Top Parks on 9 Jan 2018

    The team here at K.B.H.P would like to wish everybody a very happy and prosperous new year. If you have not already blessed us with your acquaintance, we encourage you to visit with...

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  • For a really TOP family holiday, the whole family must be there. And that includes the four-legged members. Otherwise it just doesn’t feel right, right? It can be hard to find dog friendly...

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  • It's All About the Kids

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Dec 2017

    2017 has been a successful and eventful year for our new owners here at KBHP. From camp cookups and karaoke to renovations and reef walking.  The park has undergone massive changes to make...

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  • Kids holidays are the greatest, aren’t they. Do you remember the camping and caravan adventures you had as a child? The friends, the fun, the freedom... This is Luke’s story. He’s 8 years...

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  • Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park, set in the heart of the popular region, has been awarded the prestigious honour of 'Best Tourism Attraction or Service' at the Neoen Grampians Pyrenees Business Awards. Park...

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  • If we’re lucky, most of us have at least one golden memory from our school holidays. More often than not, it’s the simple things. In fact, awesome school holiday activities are usually free,...

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  • Moonta Mines

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Nov 2017

    Hop on board Moonta's Tourist Train and see many historic landmarks of the mining history back in the early 1900's. Local drivers have extensive knowledge of the mining operations inc, ore sorting floors...

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  • 10 sleeps till SUMMER!

    Posted by Top Parks on 21 Nov 2017

    With only 10 sleeps to go till SUMMER officially starts ... It is time to get planning and book your Wairo Beach getaway! Voted in the Top 13 Coolest Holiday Parks by Escape...

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  • Coalmine Beach Holiday Park has been working with the Parks and Wildlife Service and the SouthWest Nature Guide team to provide our guests and passing Bibbulmun Track Walkers the opportunity to learn about...

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  • Our Brand New Playground is up and running and getting a great workout already. What are your plans for the summer holidays?

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  • Accommodation and Facilities X 15 modern, attractive rooms (2 of which cater for the disabled) – all with en suite bathrooms, small fridge, television and air conditioning. The room configuration is as follows:...

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  • Introducing our newest Top Parks family member, Millicent Hillview Caravan Park, a friendly, peaceful haven in the heart of South Australia's beautiful Limestone Coast region. The park boasts beautiful views overlooking the Mt...

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  • After plenty of tough labour, our Jumping Pillow is ready for action! This one is bigger and brighter than our last one and we are super keen for kids of all ages to...

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  • We are so excited to announce we have been awarded the 2017 Certificate of Excellence for continuous fantastic reviews from our guests.That means a big thank you to all of you (our valued...

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  • Check it out! How cool is this... In the next few weeks the Anchorage will have some really cool new toys to hire!! We have purchased single and double Kayaks, Stand up Paddle...

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  • Spring Time 2017

    Posted by Top Parks on 13 Oct 2017

    Winter is finally over and what a Winter it has been. Our new park owners kicked it up a notch with Karaoke, Trivia and Friday night camp fires. The Grey Nomads have moved...

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  • Spring Time 2017

    Posted by Top Parks on 13 Oct 2017

    Winter is finally over and what a winter it has been. Our new park owners kicked it up a notch with karaoke, trivia and Friday night camp fires. The grey nomads have moved...

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  • Orchids in Abundance

    Posted by Top Parks on 6 Oct 2017

    After such a wet start to spring this year the wild flowers are out in full bloom already. Most of the popular locations for orchids have treated flower enthusiasts to a wonderful array...

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  • Those majestic creatures from the cold Antarctic waters, the Humpback and Southern Right whales, have been north to mate, have their babies and, like a lot of us, escape the southern winter. Now...

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  • Devonshire Tea

    Posted by Top Parks on 28 Sep 2017

    Our Tea and Scones Afternoon tea was a blast! Make sure you join us next time! 

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  • Advice: Kids and Caravanning

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Sep 2017

    Children add a different, sometimes challenging dimension to caravanning. But there’s no better way to spend the school holidays than pulling up at a beachside camp. However, if that beachside spot is more...

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  • Top Sites for Grey Nomads

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Sep 2017

    Have you hit the road, long term? Are you doing the big lap? Or are you planning and wondering how to get the information you need to get you travelling safely and with...

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  • Coming Soon!

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Sep 2017

    Check out our new accommodation type! We now have 4 single person's cabins with ensuites almost ready for booking. At only $80 per night, this single room with ensuite, TV and air conditioning ...

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  • McLaren Vale is renown Australia wide for great vinyards and wines but often missed are the olives produced at many farms, tastings of a great variety of seasoned and flaoured olives, sauces and...

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  • Dog Kennels for Hire

    Posted by Top Parks on 12 Sep 2017

    Everyday we meet travellers who choose to travel with their pet. Knowing that your puppy is safe and sound and travelling with you creates peace of mind for pet owners. We have been...

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  • Fremantle Village now welcome pets on our sites (sorry but no pets allowed in our accommodation). We will be trialling this new initiative and hope that all guests travelling with pets ensure it...

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  • Wilsons Promontory Cruise

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Sep 2017

    Wildlife Coast Cruises have added a new boat to their fleet and are offering cruises around Wilsons Promontory National Park every second weekend from October to April. These cruises offer wonderful photographic opportunities...

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  • Cowboys

    Posted by Top Parks on 31 Aug 2017

    Cowboys v Broncos 7.50pm Thursday, 1300SMILES Stadium Referees: Gerard Sutton, Adam Gee Broadcast: Channel 9, Fox League, 4TOFM Tickets: ticketek.com.au Recent history has shown that Cowboys-Broncos clashes have been epic affairs worthy of...

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  • 5 New Executive Cabins

    Posted by Top Parks on 26 Aug 2017

    Colonial Holiday Park is excited to announce the addition of 5 new Executive Cabins to our accommodation line up. Arriving in time for Summer, the 4.5 star rated Executive cabins will feature 2...

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  • Murray River Travel Trail

    Posted by Top Parks on 22 Aug 2017

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  • Why not spoil him with a Top Parks membership so he can enjoy generous discounts for 2 years? Father’s Day is a perfect excuse to treat Dad to a Top holiday or weekend...

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  • A great time to take the kids away somewhere, even if you can only spare a few days.  Here are Ten Top ideas to celebrate this special time of year, making the most...

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  • A common thread is “getting away from the cold”. A few months in places where the sun shines and you can wear a tee shirt all the time. And we are spoiled for...

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  • New Glass Bottom Kayaks!

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Aug 2017

    Did you know the Great Barrier Reef generates 2 million visitors and 5 - 6 billion dollars per year in tourism? The Great Barrieer Reef is the worlds largest reef system, stretching at...

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  • At Rivergum Holiday Park we are always improving.  Saying this we now have new signage throughout our Wetlands Reserve.  This signage assists our guests to discover the flora and fauna of our beautiful...

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  • Top Parks welcomes additional parks from South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland. Situated on the outskirts of the world-famous Barossa Valley in South Australia, Gawler Caravan Park is a new member to Top...

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  • Sick of the Fog and Frost

    Posted by Top Parks on 18 Jul 2017

    It's that time of year when you tend to tuck yourself in at home, crank up the heating and make some soup. For a while, it is nice to experience the change of...

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  • Happy Hour Etiquette

    Posted by Top Parks on 18 Jul 2017

    It is the nature of people to gather and exchange greetings, ideas, stories of their experiences and just to get to know others. And it is usually one of the best aspects of...

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  • They are your best friend at home, so why not when you’re on the road? I am, of course, referring to dogs. Or a pet of any species. But when it comes to...

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  • Our Top Ten Treats

    Posted by Top Parks on 17 Jul 2017

    If you're travelling, there are some wonderful chocolate and sweets factories and outlets that are worth visiting, even diverting your trip a little to indulge yourself.   Here are our top ten spots around...

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  • JULY Events Calendar 2017 Mondays and Fridays 9.30am – CRAFT MORNING TEA – in rec room Tuesdays 6.30pm – FAMOUS STUFFED SPUD NIGHT – Large baked spud + selection of toppings (chilli con...

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  • The Wintersun team is proud to have received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the 8th year running. The team has also retained the #1 ranking for accommodation in Carnarvon, beating 17 other...

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  • A Great Season Yet!

    Posted by Top Parks on 13 Jul 2017

    This month has proven to be very exciting and quite busy.  The Grey Nomads are settling in and everyone seems to be enjoying our new traditions. We started off with our first Camp...

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  • The Rotary Markets Kadina

    Posted by Top Parks on 24 Jun 2017

    The Rotary Markets are held in Victoria Square Kadina from 8:30am usually the last Saturday of the month. These markets are sure to entice all ages and interests. Some of the delights to...

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  • Adelaide to Port Fairy

    Posted by Top Parks on 15 Jun 2017

    It’s been said the folk in the south are the friendliest too! One particular enticing section belongs to the Adelaide Port Fairy trip. This trip can be done in a one day shoot...

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  • Melbourne to Port Fairy

    Posted by Top Parks on 15 Jun 2017

    Why not take a direct route to Port Fairy, you’ll have time to soak up the beautiful beaches and suss out some local spots. Spend an evening or two in Port Fairy and...

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  • A Nomads Winter

    Posted by Top Parks on 8 Jun 2017

    Winter is setting in and the Grey Nomads are beginning to arrive. Though the nights are starting to feel fresh, we have all the plans to toast up your bodies and warm up...

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  • Coastal Way Road Trip

    Posted by Top Parks on 6 Jun 2017

    Pack your bags and get set for a 700km drive of breathtaking coastline, salty air and spectacular scenery.  Soak up the sun & indulge in seafood along South Australia's favourite touring route. Sample...

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  • The Copper Coast Miniature Train Rides run on the the first & third Sunday of each month (exc 1st Jan 2018) Copper Coast Miniature Train rides 50 Mines Road Kadina SA 5554 Telephone:...

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  • Pet friendly for the holidays!

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 May 2017

    Did you know Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park is pet friendly on camping sites for the June long weekend and throughout the July School holidays? Your pooch can come down and join in...

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  • Fire bucket Hire

    Posted by Top Parks on 17 May 2017

    Did you know Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park do Fire Bucket hire from the 1st of April until the 28th of September? Let your next stay feel like the 'real' camping experience. Whats...

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  • Written by Rebecca Lorrimer, mum travel blogger.   About the author: Rebecca Lorrimer is mum of three - 4 year old Jack, 2 year old Billy and one year old daughter Charli – and...

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  • Walk the Barrier Reef

    Posted by Top Parks on 11 May 2017

    We maybe sitting in mid winter, but there is still so much to be appreciated here at Kurrimine Beach.  During the months May through to August, our King Reef will bless us with...

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  • Wow, we are so proud to have recieved this award from HotelsCombined.com, voted in the top 3% worldwide and could not have done it without our full team of amazing staff members from...

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  • A Smooth Ride with New Roads

    Posted by Top Parks on 10 May 2017

    This holiday when you glide up to your stay at Secura Lifestyle Magnetic Gateway Townsville you will notice a massive change. To make your dry season the best yet we spent the wet...

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  • The Annual Australian Salmon Championship starts again in June and runs for 3 consecutive months with great prizes. If you love fishing or just enjoy getting away it is well worth you trying...

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  • Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park put on a Free Family Fun Day at the end of February 2017. Although the weather threatened to kill the festivities of the day, it held off until the...

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  • To celebrate Easter, we have seven prizes up for grabs for seven days. Simply solve the daily clues and find the golden egg. Competition Closed.   Winners are: Day 1, Scott Fogarty NSW Day...

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  • It’s all in a name they say!  Belfast Cove Holiday Park has embraced a name change after many years and will now trade as Port Fairy Holiday Park.  This will allow us to...

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  • Twilight Markets 12th April

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Mar 2017

    On Thursday 9th March we hosted our very first "TWILIGHT MARKETS" in the park. As it is our off season, we were not expecting a large crowd but to our great delight, 220...

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  • New Redevelopment Under Way

    Posted by Top Parks on 24 Mar 2017

    After recent additions of a massive new pool and a fantastic new camp kitchen, the Berri Riverside Caravan Park is now in the process of building a new dormitory accommodation complex.  The park’s...

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  • Top Parks is back at the national Caravan and Camping Shows for the 2017 show season.  Find us here: Sydney, NSW NSW Caravan, Camping and Holiday Supershow Tuesday 25 - Sunday 30 April...

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  • Win a weekend Away

    Posted by Top Parks on 20 Mar 2017

    To celebrate the release of 7 new large grassed powered sites Colonial Holiday Park are giving away 3 nights accommodation on a powered site for up to 4 people. You will have access...

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  • Introducing the Lorrimer family - Justin and Bec with their three kids – sons Jack (4), Billy (3) and one year old daughter Charli. In December 2015, the family packed up to go...

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  • Top Parks has teamed up with Mitsubushi Motors Australia to give you the chance to win a Pajero Sport simply by staying at a Top Park (find out more). Blogger Mum, Belinda Jennings...

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  • Top Parks partners with Camplify

    Posted by Top Parks on 20 Mar 2017

    Top Parks has teamed up with Camplify - peer-to-peer caravan, motorhome or camper trailor hirer company connecting owners to hirers to share the caravan love. For Hirers Looking to hire an RV? Why...

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  • The Easter long weekend is one of the most popular times to holiday in a caravan, cabin or luxury villa at Top Parks as families get together around Australia. Here are some Top...

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  • Apollo Bay Holiday Park is proud to announce it has been recognized as the NUMBER 1 holiday park on the Great Ocean Road as voted by the readers of “Time to Roam” magazine.  ...

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  • Eden Fishing Comp

    Posted by Top Parks on 3 Mar 2017

    Eden is holding its Famous Fishing Comp again this year $45,000.00 in prizes up for grabs including a brand new Fishing Boat. If this sounds like great fun to you and you need...

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  • Sandy Hollow Music Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 1 Mar 2017

    Sandy Hollow Tourist Park presents - Sandy Hollow Music Festival Saturday 1st of April 2017 3pm to midnight FEATURING: Mental As Anything Supporting Bands: Soundscape, Dirty Utility, Mariah Band, Suspex, Millstreem Liquor and...

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  • Ten days in the Towers

    Posted by Top Parks on 28 Feb 2017

    In conjunction with Ten Days in the Towers we will offer 10 days on a powered site for $270.00 We will also offer a discount on our cabin bookings.   Here is just a...

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  • DRIVE A TANK

    Posted by Top Parks on 28 Feb 2017

    South Gippsland Tank Adventures have just started offering adventure packages and this is not far from our park. We have had great feedback from other guests. This is a truly unique experience for...

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  • January 2017 Top News

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Feb 2017

    Message from Richard Emerson, Chairperson. 2017 A Year of Continued Growth Welcome to 2017. 2016 was the year of change as we breathed some new life into the Top Parks brand, launched a...

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  • January 2017 Top News

    Posted by Top Parks on 14 Feb 2017

    Message from Richard Emerson, Chairperson. 2017 A Year of Continued Growth Welcome to 2017. 2016 was the year of change as we breathed some new life into the Top Parks brand, launched a...

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  • Fresh and Bright

    Posted by Top Parks on 9 Feb 2017

    This year we welcome our new owners, Glenda and Ian. These two people, with their son, Brad, have come from the Sunshine Coast and bring with them a bright and bubbly feel to...

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  • Thanks to our mates at Caravan Industry Association of Victoria, we have 10 double passes to the Victorian Caravan Camping & Touring Supershow to giveaway*. When:  Wednesday 22 February – Monday 27 February...

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  • Valentine’s Day is on Tuesday 14 February, so why not plan a Top Parks getaway with your loved ones? Whether you’re looking for a couple’s weekend away or spending time with your family...

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  • Thanks to our mates at Caravan and Camping SA we have 10 double passes to the Let’s Go Caravan & Camping Lifestyle Show to giveaway*. When:  Wednesday 15 – Sunday 19 February 2017...

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  • New Top Parks 2017 Park Guide

    Posted by Top Parks on 13 Jan 2017

    Holidaymakers given more choice with new Top Parks Guide The ‘must have’ new and innovative 2017 Top Parks travel guide is now out. Travellers including families and grey nomads, now have access to...

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  • Jigsaws are the ideal go anywhere companion, especially when you can roll them up, tuck them away, and pull them back out when you want to puzzle again! Top Parks has been given...

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  • Top Parks is thrilled to welcome a new Top Caravan Park into the the group. Buckenderra Holiday Village is located along 8km of Lake Eucumbene foreshore in the beautiful snowy mountains of NSW....

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  • NEW KIOSK

    Posted by Top Parks on 29 Dec 2016

    After three years of hard work here at Island View Caravan Park, on the 29/12/2016 we were able to finally open the doors to our new reception and new kiosk. For many year...

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  • Glamping in the Grampians

    Posted by Top Parks on 28 Dec 2016

    We are just a little bit excited! We introduce Glamping in the Grampians The Grampians, with its majestic mountains, is the perfect base to explore, get at one with nature, disconnect from the...

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  • Happy Holidays from Top Parks

    Posted by Top Parks on 21 Dec 2016

    Top Parks would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Please note that our office will be closed from Saturday 24 December 2016 and reopen on Tuesday3 January 2017.  If...

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  • Port Fairy Folk Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 15 Dec 2016

    The Port Fairy Folk Festival is delighted to announce the final artist line up for 2017. We have a stunning array of artists from across the globe popping in to the glorious town...

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  • The annual Tamworth Country Music Festival is coming up in a few weeks time (January 20-29 2017), but don’t worry if you don’t like the music, come to the region for the true...

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  • New Jumping Pillow!

    Posted by Top Parks on 15 Dec 2016

    Jump straight into your summer at Discovery Parks – Forster with our brand new Bouncing Pillow! The park is located on the idyllic shores of the Wallamba River offering an extraordinary selection of...

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  • A Top congrats to all the state tourism award winners for 2016. Perth Airport Tourism Awards  Silver - Kimberley land Holiday Park - Caravan & Holiday Park category Finalists - Dongara Tourist Park ...

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  • December 2016 is an exciting month for us at Nobby Beach Holiday Village as 4 brand new Poolside Penthouses come to completion. With two levels, they provide guests with all the comforts of...

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  • Moynayana Festival

    Posted by Top Parks on 7 Dec 2016

    The Moyneyana Festival is in its 68th year and is known for its enduring tribute to community spirit. The festival runs over five weeks from Christmas Eve through to Australia Day each year....

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  • To celebrate the launch of our new Top Parks website we’re giving you the chance to WIN 1 of 10 Limited Edition Caravan and Camping Monopoly boards. Simply have a play around on...

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  • Alexandra Economou, Business Reporter, The Advertiser December 6, 2016 11:42am Download Full Article as seen in The Advertiser here. ADELAIDE-based holiday parks business Top Parks has secured eight new Australian sites, taking its...

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  • January Holidays

    Posted by Top Parks on 2 Dec 2016

    Are you exhausted from all the festive mayhem? Are you dreading the next few weeks listening to the kids complain about the boredom and tearing your hair out? It sounds like you need...

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  • Fossicking Park

    Posted by Top Parks on 1 Dec 2016

    Fossicker Caravan Park has a Fossicking Park on the grounds. Exclusive to Fossicker Caravan Park is the bags of Gemstone wash where you are guaranteed to find at least 10 gems in each...

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  • Hall of Fame

    Posted by Top Parks on 1 Dec 2016

    The team at Fraser Coast Top Tourist Park in Hervey Bay are patting themselves on the back after receiving the highest accolade of being placed in the "Hall of Fame' as a result...

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  • Australia’s number one morning show, Sunrise, are on the road again promoting our world first Let’s Go Caravan and Camping Monopoly board. Throughout the week, Sam Mac and Mr Monopoly will enjoy a...

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  • New Trout Stocks

    Posted by Top Parks on 19 Nov 2016

    Eildon Pondage stocking of 300 ex-broodfish trout and 2,000 rainbows yesterday! The ex-broodfish were 150 brown trout and 150 rainbows, averaging 2 to 2.5kg each. The 2,000 rainbow trout averaged 200 grams. The...

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  • Christmas is coming - fast!

    Posted by Top Parks on 17 Nov 2016

    Isn't it amazing how quickly it creeps up after that first person makes a smart remark about so many days till Christmas?   Planning There is a lot of planning to do, even for...

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  • Not everyone gets a break over summer, but many people choose that time of year for annual holidays to coincide with school holidays and usually fantastic weather.   Beaches are very popular and some...

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  • Everyone has a favourite beach, or perhaps a few. With literally thousands of beaches around Australia, it would take you years to visit them all so here are a few of our favourites,...

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  • EXCITING NEWS. Our 200+ list of member parks just keep growing and growing! We are thrilled to welcome our newest Top Holiday Park - Wairo Beach Holiday Park Set on 15 acres of...

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  • At the recent Top Park annual conference, 24th – 26th October at the Crown Promenade Hotel in Melbourne, Julie Aplin was recognised for her exceptional effort, honoured with the Hugh Diedrich Award. Julie...

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  • Huge congratulations to all Top Parks finalist and winners at the 2016 CCIA NSW Awards of Excellence held on Sydney Harbour on Tuesday night, October 11th 2016. The 2016 Awards of Excellence showcased...

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  • Fifteen minutes from the beautiful city of Launceston is Discovery Parks – Hadspen, a must on your Tassie touring itinerary. The peaceful South Esk River is a short stroll away from the caravan...

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  • We welcome two new Western Australian member parks, near the breathtaking beauty of Albany's rugged coastline is Cheynes Beach Caravan Park and Lake Brockman Tourist Park at Logue Brook Dam is one of...

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  • When you star in your own travel holiday road movie, don't exhaust your catering budget before the final reel. Making it back home with a few extra dollars in your pocket is achievable,...

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  • Sport is the focus for a lot of us at this time of year: the finals of all codes of football, netball and local sports teams and, of course the Spring Racing Carnival...

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  • Wow, you should see the new toys that will be arriving at Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park soon! The park currently has a kids paradise with a gigantic swimming pool, giant inflatable toys, and...

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  • At the recent Tamworth Quality Business Awards, Austin Tourist Park beat two local boutique hotels to win the coveted Excellence in Hospitality – Accommodation award. Both hotels have been in the finals for...

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  • Dometic "Follow The Sun Campaign"

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 Sep 2016

    Great Aussie Holiday Park are hosting a "Happy Hour" event on Friday 14th October 2016 5-7pm for the Dometic "Follow The Sun" campaign. The event includes sausage sizzle, drinks, thong throwing, frog racing,...

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  • Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park is about to open a fabulous new waterpark and pump track with the launch date set for Saturday, 15 October. A $1.3 million upgrade to the park is...

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  • Echuca Holiday Park took Caravan and Holiday Park gold at the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards. The park took out the top spot in the annual award ceremony at the Moama Bowling Club on...

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  • Luxury in Cabin Accommodation

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 Sep 2016

    The winter has been super busy for Armidale Tourist Park. They held a winter festival, with proceeds going toward BackTrack, an organisation to help get kids back on their feet, and Back on...

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  • Glen on Wheels

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 Sep 2016

    The 2016 Glen On Wheels event with co-hosts the Glen Innes Motor Sports Club and Ulysses Club is on from the 5th -6th November 2016. For more information on the event, click here ...

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  • Acclaim Rose Gardens Beachside Holiday Park Managers, Pete & Jeanette take out the Acclaim Holiday Parks award for Excellence in Customer Service for the 3rd year running.

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  • Visitors to Fossicker Caravan Park in Glen Innes, NSW are now greeted by a brand new reception area. This fresh, modern overhaul includes new signage, windows and colourbond on the outside of the...

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  • Experience a Taste of the Murray

    Posted by Top Parks on 29 Aug 2016

    Lake Albert Caravan Park in Meningie, SA are again excited to present ‘Lakeside Gourmet at the Park’, a gourmet food, wine and music event on Saturday, October 1 from 11am until 5pm. Featuring...

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  • Enjoy your Hobbies on the Road

    Posted by Top Parks on 29 Aug 2016

    What about my hobbies now we are travelling? Take them with you! Some people are reluctant to forego their favourite activities because they are going on an extended trip. Kindred spirits seem to...

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  • Top Daily Travel Tips

    Posted by Top Parks on 29 Aug 2016

    You have the vehicle in top condition, you have packed the Rv, time to hit the road! Now, think about the day to day travel, especially for a longer trip. It will depend...

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  • Day 1 As you head north out of Perth, don’t forget to admire that fabulous Scarborough Beach. The Brand Highway then takes you slightly inland as you head for today’s destination, Jurien Bay....

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  • Top Parks is proudly supporting the Dometic Follow the Sun campaign. Dometic Follow the Sun raises awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation during a three month road trip from August to October,...

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  • New South Wales and Victoria's best regional tourism operators and attractions were named recently at the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards in Moama. The annual award ceremony is hailed as the 'night of nights'...

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  • There are a couple of ways to get from Sydney to Brisbane, depending on how much time you have. We have put together this four day itinerary that allows you to explore the...

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  • The Western Australian coastline is incomparable for its wild coast and magnificent colours. It’s a big state, but four days will give you a great road trip starting at Perth and finishing at...

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  • We have created a road trip itinerary (see below) that traces the Great Alpine Road so you can explore some of Australia’s most diverse landscapes and stay at Top Parks along the journey...

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  • We are pleased to advise that the Top Parks club card is now available to store on mobile devices via the StoCard App. StoCard is an app that allows people to store all...

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  • We are thrilled to have another Park join us in eastern Victoria! A top welcome to, Woodbine Tourist Park, located in Lakes Entrance which lies on the jaw-droppingly beautiful Gippsland Lakes.   The park...

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  • Fun times ahead at Top Parks!

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Jul 2016

    Yay! Holidays! There’s a heap to do at a Top Park! These school holidays are a popular time to get away and break up the winter. You may be flying to a northern...

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  • Are you ready for the Olympics? Will you be watching and barracking for our Olympians? See what you know already before the excitement begins next month. Ready, set, go! Which city is hosting...

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  • How to enjoy wine

    Posted by Top Parks on 5 Jul 2016

    Now that you’ve entered our Wine Selectors Competition, it’s time to enjoy your wine with these helpful storage, tasting and food matching tips. 1. Store and Serve STORE Tips to keep your wine...

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  • We are thrilled to announce that DC on the Lake, located in Mulwala-Yarrawonga on the New South Wales and Victorian border is our newest ‘Top Holiday Park’. This makes 54 Top Parks in...

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  • Explore the Great Green Way

    Posted by Top Parks on 1 Jul 2016

    The Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park is situated approximately halfway along the Great Green Way. This is the name given to the 350km stretch of road between Townsville and Cairns. This is a unique...

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  • We recently had a visit from the Whats Up down under Team with Tanya Kernaghen and Macca. We have refurbished our camp kitchen we have now included a extra BBQ and a Pizza...

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  • The Dongara Tourist Park proudly received two business excellence awards at this year's Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Excellence Awards on Saturday night. Ron and Sue Saulsman won the Excellence...

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  • Warm up with a Winter Festival!

    Posted by Top Parks on 26 May 2016

    Many travellers follow the sun to escape that winter chill. But winter has a charm of its own. There’s something inviting about rugging up in your coat and hat and heading out to...

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  • Our very own Kimberleyland Holiday Park in Kununurra, Western Australia, has launched a very fun and unique concept of a shipping container being refurbished into a Café serving up delicious Julius Meinl Coffee....

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  • For some states, the Queen’s Birthday weekend is coming up and it’s the last short break for a while so let’s make the most of it. Being the start of winter, make sure...

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  • “How am I going to find what’s right for me?” “There are so many to choose from.” It is a minefield out there when you have decided the time has come to get...

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  • We have just received a Gold Award from Trip Adviser for the 2016 Green Leaders due to our efforts as well as guests in recycling, and halving our general waste.

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  • Happy Campers

    Posted by Top Parks on 11 Apr 2016

    CAMPING – It’s one of the more popular family holidays for affordability, flexibility and getting back to basics. Don’t know where to start? We’ve got the goods to get you sorted. Article as...

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  • Of course, we treasure our mothers every day, and they deserve it. But the second Sunday in May is our chance to really show our appreciation with a special treat. Here is our...

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  • With Mothers’ Day coming up, the quiz has a decidedly female flavour this time. So see how you go answering these: Q1: Name three Northern Territory rivers named after British queens. Q2: Which...

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  • This month we welcome another park into the Top Parks family, Whyalla Caravan Park on the South Australian Eyre Peninsula, as a Top Caravan Park. Owners Geoffrey and Jan Hamilton are previous members,...

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  • Caravan World Park Visits

    Posted by Top Parks on 1 Apr 2016

    Tony and Denyse Allsop from Caravan World Magazine recently visited two of our Parks – Alex Beach Cabins and Tourist Park on the Sunshine Coast QLD and Active Holidays White Albatross in Nambucca...

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  • Autumn has arrived which means many travellers are already planning their annual winter escape, hitching up a caravan and heading to northern Australia chasing the warmer weather. If you’re one of the lucky...

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  • We’d like to welcome two new Top Caravan Parks into the Top Parks family - Rest Point Holiday Village in Walpole WA, and Windsor Gardens Caravan Park in the Adelaide suburb of Windsor...

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  • Island Gateway Holiday Park

    Posted by Top Parks on 1 Mar 2016

    Great news for visitors of Island Gateway Park with a soft refurbishment of four accommodation types underway. The decision to undertake this refurbishment was taken after the park’s most recent business review as...

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  • The tasting pleasures of world famous wines and award-winning produce is right on your doorstop! Why not plan your next Top Parks road trip around Australia’s most recognised food and wine regions. Barossa...

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  • We’d like to welcome a new Top Holiday Park into the Top Parks family - Colonial Holiday Park & Leisure Village based in Harrington NSW.
 
This now makes 203 member parks across Australia...

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  • Put The Pedal To The Metal!

    Posted by Top Parks on 1 Feb 2016

    New pedal karts have arrived at Island Getaway, Airlie Beach, and already the kids are loving them. Whether they rather cruising around and enjoy the ride or racing their mates, these new pedal...

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  • The big improvements are continuing to evolve at Nobby Beach Holiday Village with seven new Deluxe Villas, each with a private BBQ and luxurious pillow top queen bed, arriving soon at the village....

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  • Three Top Parks have been voted the winners of Caravan WA’s recent ‘WA’s Favourite Caravan Park’ competition. Congratulations to Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park, Mandalay Holiday Resort & Tourist Park and Gracetown Caravan...

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  • Three Top Parks have been voted the winners of Caravan WA’s recent ‘WA’s Favourite Caravan Park’ competition. Congratulations to Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park, Mandalay Holiday Resort & Tourist Park and Gracetown Caravan...

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  • Three Top Parks have been voted the winners of Caravan WA’s recent ‘WA’s Favourite Caravan Park’ competition. Congratulations to Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park, Mandalay Holiday Resort & Tourist Park and Gracetown Caravan...

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  • Top Parks January Travel Trivia

    Posted by Top Parks on 4 Jan 2016

    Top Parks January Travel Trivia Q1. It’s mid summer and our air conditioners are working overtime. Your bedroom feels like the hottest place on earth but is it? Satellite imagery identified the earth’s...

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  • Kimberleyland Holiday Park and Nambucca River Tourist Park join Top Parks The expansion of Australia’s largest group of holiday parks continues with award-winning parks, Kimberleyland Holiday Park and Nambucca River Tourist Park joining...

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  • Top events to see and do in Australia during 2016. With the most parks in the most places, including Top Caravan Parks, Top Holiday Parks and Top Resort Parks stay with Top Parks...

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  • Top Tips and recipes for Australia Day BBQ There’s no better way to celebrate Australia Day than staying at a Top Park and cooking up a storm. Check out these great BBQ recipes...

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  • Take the Top Parks December Travel Trivia quiz and click at the very bottom to reveal how good your general knowledge is. Q1 It’s A-League season so here’s a question: how did the...

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  • Top Parks offers the most pet friendly parks than any other group and here’s a checklist to ensure your pet has a safe and happy summer holiday. Check medical records Ensure your pet...

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  • Australia's largest holiday parks group, Top Tourist Parks, has today announced its nearly 200 parks will operate under the new name, Top Parks, as part of a multi-million dollar national rebrand campaign. Unveiled...

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  • Top Parks November Travel Trivia

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Oct 2015

    How good is your travel knowledge? Q1: Which of these delights is not named after someone or something famous? A. The Lamington B. The Pavlova C. Peach Melba D. Tim Tams Q2: Which...

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  • Top Parks best in Oz

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Oct 2015

    The verdict is in! Top Parks has the best parks in Australia according to thousands of holidaymakers who voted in an annual voting poll. The survey, conducted by Turu – www.turu.com.au has named...

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  • If you’re after the ultimate beach or river view right on the waterfront at the best locations around Australia, stay with us at one of these jaw dropping destinations. We offer accommodation to...

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  • Summer is nearly here and before you hit the road, it’s time to go through this important checklist to ensure your holiday is a safe and happy one. Clean your caravan inside and...

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  • More travellers than ever are choosing to relive their treasured childhood memories in caravans, tents and units at holiday parks around Australia. Hundreds of thousands of people are again flocking to their favourite...

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  • Top Trip Safety Checklist

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 Sep 2015

    Before you leave home for a great touring holiday, run through this checklist to ensure you have a safe and pleasant journey. Checks before the trip Check oil, water, brake fluid, the battery...

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  • How good is your travel knowledge? Question 1: At one stage in history, there were two regions in the world called New South Wales. One is in Australia. Where was the other? Question...

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  • Get Out And Smell The Flowers!

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 Sep 2015

    As we head into the warmer weather, now is the perfect time to immerse yourself in a camping and caravan getaway and explore Australia’s flower festivals and natural wildflower displays. With the majority...

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  • Mum, dad, I’m bored! This is what every parent dreads hearing during the holidays but with a little planning your family caravanning and camping trip will be filled with plenty of entertainment for...

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  • The AFL finals are around the corner, and one player that is preparing himself for September is North Melbourne star Ben Brown. This will be the forward’s second finals series since debuting for...

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  • Fuel is an unavoidable expense when travelling but with some simple tricks you can cut what you spend at the bowser and increase what you have to spend on a great holiday with...

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  • How good is your travel knowledge? Question 1: Which man-made lake is larger: Lake Argyle in WA, Lake Eucumbene in NSW or Lake Gordon in Tasmania? Question 2: Can you match the floral...

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  • Our Top 7 Spring Facts

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Aug 2015

    1. The word Spring seems to have evolved from the Old English word spring which means among other things to burst forth. Ancient German, Dutch and Norse languages had similar words for the...

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  • Top 10 Van Park Tips

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Jul 2015

    With years of caravanning experience, the Allsops know what to pack to make your van park visit more convenient and enjoyable. After many years of caravanning, Denyse and I have a pretty good...

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  • Top 10 12V Tips Power Play

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Jul 2015

    If you’re going bush in your camper or caravan, you’re almost certainly going to rely on 12V power, so here’s how to get it and how to keep it. To paraphrase Queen’s 1989...

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  • Top 10 Towing Tips

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Jul 2015

    Caravan World field editor Malcolm Street shares his top 10 tips for safe towing. GET A GOOD TOWING COMBINATION During the last decade, caravans have been getting increasingly heavy as more appliances and...

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  • Top 10 Hitching Tips

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 Jul 2015

    These expert tips will help you hitch up your caravan without a problem. Hitching up a caravan is one of the most routine elements of caravanning and yet, sometimes, it can be one...

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  • Top Tourist Parks, the largest Holiday Parks group in Australia, is undergoing big change – and not just for change’s sake, but change for improvement and future successes. At the helm of this...

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  • Christmas In July Recipe Ideas

    Posted by Top Parks on 2 Jul 2015

    There’s nothing better than a warm, hearty meal and some delicious drinks to cure those winter blues, so courtesy of Maxwell Wines and Roaming Cooking here are some great recipes that are sure...

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  • Campfire Cooking Recipes

    Posted by Top Parks on 30 Jun 2015

    There’s nothing quite like settling down to a warm, hearty meal when the weather outside is chilly and with so much high quality and affordable cooking equipment on the market, it’s never been...

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  • There are some essential steps to follow when identifying edible Aussie bush tucker. Traditionally, fruits, vegetables, minerals and animals were gathered and hunted in various ways by different people across the planet. It’s...

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  • Looking for somewhere to take the family these holidays? Embrace the cool change in the weather, try these ideas and stay in a nearby Top Tourist park. When you find the activity you...

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  • It is hard not to be drawn in by the beauty of Bendigo in regional Victoria, a fact not lost on the 100,000 odd people who call the city home. Bendigo owes much...

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  • Winter Is Coming!

    Posted by Top Parks on 4 May 2015

    If you’re looking to escape the chill, we’ve got some great ideas to help you stay warm this winter! Go North! Winter is actually the best time of year to visit some of...

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  • On the Trails: Moving on

    Posted by Top Parks on 2 Apr 2015

    When it comes to parting company with your RV, there are a few things you can do to secure a much higher financial return. If you have garaged your rig and kept it...

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  • Back To Basics

    Posted by Top Parks on 10 Feb 2015

    There are some basics every potential vanner should know about before buying their first RV. One evening recently, just on dark, we had a knock on our caravan door. It was a fellow...

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  • Levelling the ride

    Posted by Top Parks on 13 Jan 2015

    Balancing the distribution of weight on your caravan and tow vehicle combo is the greatest gift you can give yourself before going on tour. After all, a balanced rig is less likely to...

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  • There are so many wonderful outdoor activities for children and parents to do while travelling on holidays. Check out this big list of great recreational activities for kids of all ages you can...

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  • Holiday Safety

    Posted by Top Parks on 6 Jan 2015

    All children and families look forward to holidays where they can relax and spend time together without the usual distractions of work and day-to-day routines. However the absence of the familiar home environment...

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  • Pack Like A Pro

    Posted by Top Parks on 28 Nov 2014

    If in doubt, leave it out! Learning what not to pack is a skill that only improves with practice. There is a lot riding on what to take for an extended trip, so...

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  • Over the years that we have been on the road in our caravan, we have accumulated a list of items we would not leave home without. They add confidence and convenience to our...

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  • Five Tips For Towing And Touring

    Posted by Top Parks on 19 Nov 2014

    It's never too late to brush up on your touring and towing knowledge, so this month Glenn Torrens from Caravan World shares with us his top five tips. 1 - Never attempt to...

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  • Tips For Travelling With Pets

    Posted by Top Parks on 9 Sep 2014

    If you are heading away these school holidays, or simply need to travel somewhere with your pets, it doesn’t need to be a traumatic experience for either of you. Travelling with your pets...

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  • Without A Hitch is a comprehensive new website dedicated to helping you have a smooth towing trip. Available now is a new fifteen page ‘Top Towing Tips’ e-book, packed full of essential safety,...

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  • Southern Sportfish

    Posted by Top Parks on 24 Jul 2014

    There are literally thousands of nomads currently whiling away their days in tourist parks right across southern Australia, waiting for the word to head north for the winter. This year has heralded a...

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  • It’s an age-old discussion: what’s the best juice for touring and towing? Glenn Torrens rattles the pumps and crunches the numbers. No matter where you travel, what you drive, or what you tow,...

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  • The humble tyre repair kit is an essential piece of hardware for your touring toolbox. Here’s why… Even though tyres are rather durable devices these days, you can almost guarantee you’ll get a...

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  • Happy Wanderer Village, Hervey Bay is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Playalive Spider interactive playground. Chris Reeves of Happy Wanderer Village, says the latest addition to the park will...

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  • I’ve no doubt a considerable number of CW readers have either done their post-retirement trip around Australia (or even their second or third), are currently doing it, or are busy planning their first...

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  • Switch Bait – The Great Debate

    Posted by Top Parks on 27 May 2014

    We’ve all seen the current selection of TV shows and fishing magazines - there’s enough of ’em! We are constantly bombarded with images of mad keen lure fishos catching monster fish on all...

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  • Vehicle Tech

    Posted by Top Parks on 15 May 2014

    The past year has been filled with 4WD journeys for me, so I’ve been reminded once again why our vehicles need to be in the best possible condition before we head off. The...

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  • Weight Distribution Hitches

    Posted by Top Parks on 29 Apr 2014

    It’s one thing to know what a weight distribution (WDH) is, but it’s another thing entirely to know which one is right for you and how to set it up properly. If you...

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  • Preparing your caravan properly and packing your personal essentials can make all the difference between a great trip and one you’d rather forget. Unless you’re on the road regularly on a Big Lap...

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  • So you’re mid lap, there’s an emergency and you and your better half have to be home right now! What about the van? Who will you call? Caravan Relocation Services that’s who. Offering...

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  • This month, the Paveys fire up some of their favourite cooking gear, plus a few surprises. Despite the convenience of modern caravan kitchens, camp cooking always seems to taste better over a bed...

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  • Waterproof Emergency Torch by GME

    Posted by Top Parks on 28 Jan 2014

    GME, a market leader in safety, communication and entertainment products, has launched an innovative product which solves the problem of the torch batteries being flat when you need it most – in an...

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  • Switch Bait: Fly Flickin For Fish

    Posted by Top Parks on 23 Jan 2014

    If there’s one thing I've learnt in a lifetime of fishing, it’s never call yourself an expert. Fish will always bring you undone and make a liar of you or, as in my...

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  • Portable Solar

    Posted by Top Parks on 26 Nov 2013

    Goal Zero is a market-leading innovator of portable solar power systems that power a variety of USB, AC and DC devices anywhere and at any time. Providing a perfect blend of portability, power...

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  • The ABCs of Towing Capacities

    Posted by Top Parks on 20 Nov 2013

    Matching up the towing capacity of a tow vehicle with the weight (or mass) of what it will be towing is easy if you know how. John Eggenhuizen from Tow-Ed, who trains people...

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  • Theft of recreational vehicles and their contents is an ever-present concern. However, specialist caravan insurer CIL says there is plenty you can do to reduce the risk. CIL reports the most common items...

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  • Tow-Ed offer practical and safe towing courses to give you the confidence and skills to travel safely. Some common myths about caravans and towing in general are listed below: 1. You need to...

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  • Experience Golf

    Posted by Top Parks on 29 Jul 2013

    Every year, more and more people are travelling to play golf. Let’s face it, once you start to play, it becomes almost like an addiction! You have a great round – and you...

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  • ON AND OFF Bob Lynch from Guildford, NSW, velcros two 12V power boxes to the inside step of his hardfloor camper for optimal power control at camp. The power boxes are fitted with...

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  • The nice and easy part of buying a RV - whether new or used - is picking out the one with the things you want and like… the size, the number of sleeping...

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  • First Aid: Complicated Wounds

    Posted by Top Parks on 17 Apr 2013

    Treatment for wounds is rarely cut and dry. Here is how to handle common complications. Controlling a bleed is often a major component of first-aid treatment. It can be unpleasant and confronting for...

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  • The independent not-for-profit Caravan Council of Australia is providing valuable free assistance to owners and potential buyers of Caravans & Camper-Trailers. It has prepared a simple, but comprehensive, step-by-step "Evaluation - Comparison -...

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  • Coromal have been building caravans for adventurous Australian families since 1977 and over the years Coromal Caravans have become one of the most recognised and safest caravans in Australia. Before you head off...

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  • Star Gazing

    Posted by Top Parks on 3 Oct 2012

    Stargazing is an activity that many people remember from childhood, on a clear night, looking up at the stars and attempting to identify the patterns. One of the best things about gazing at...

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  • Caravanners Pre Holiday Checklist

    Posted by Top Parks on 13 Sep 2012

    Before setting off on your next trip, think about what you should take with you. Everyone has a different list of essential items for their RV, from a torch to an iPad. Here's...

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  • The National Caravan and Recreational Vehicle Towing Guide helps travellers prepare to tow a caravan or recreational vehicle. The Towing Guide provides the latest information and technical information relevant to towing. The CCIA...

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  • SECOND TAP When Chris Whitewood of Camperdown, Vic, stays at a campsite with access to mains water, he takes advantage of the water pressure with a second water outlet in the kitchen.But rather...

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  • Before You Go - Considerations

    Posted by Top Parks on 24 Jul 2012

    Check the weather report for the area where you will be camping. Nobody wants to spend a week in the rain. If you get caught in a thunderstorm, don’t take shelter under a...

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  • DOUBLE STORAGE Jamie Haisman likes to be self-sufficient when he goes camping, so he had 
his trailer designed and built to
 accommodate two huge storage boxes on the drawbar. The bottom bin is...

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  • Sharing The Road With Trucks

    Posted by Top Parks on 6 Jul 2012

    If you are towing a caravan or camper trailer and are being overtaken by a truck, be sure to note the following tips to ensure the passing is conducted safely and smoothly: Refrain...

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  • NET AND TIDY Terina Saunders and her husband Keith, from Nightcliff in the NT, are currently travelling the outback, from NT to SA then on to WA. Sick of the stuff in their...

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  • Australia’s Natural Wonders

    Posted by Top Parks on 16 May 2012

    Australia is a country full of culture, but some of the best things to see here are older than life itself. The good thing is that they are all fairly accessible, and no...

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  • Have You Tried Gem Fossicking?

    Posted by Top Parks on 3 May 2012

    Australians have been exploring and fossicking different parts of Australia for a long time now, for most, it is a pastime with the bonus of potentially making a few dollars or customising some...

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