5 outrageous views that may force you to never return home from Australia and New Zealand

5 outrageous views that may force you to never return home from Australia and New Zealand

WHEN you discover holiday parks with such incredible views, there’s no choice but to spread the word. Grab a car rental from your nearest capital city and check out these holiday parks with views so outrageous, that you may never want to return back home.

Beachcomber Holiday Park offers sensational ocean views, with cabins and campsites spreading from the edge of the beach and sloping uphill. Beachcomber has won tourism awards and its owners guarantee kangaroo and wallaby sightings. How could you not want to stay forever?

Approximate travel time: 50 mins south of Sydney

Cowes Caravan Park in Phillip Island faces a stunning, white sandy beach, with front cabin and caravan sites overlooking Westernport Bay. In this tranquil haven, rock pools, shore fishing and other attractions are only a short walk away.

Approximate travel time: 2 hours south east of Melbourne

Cotton Tree Holiday Park on the Sunshine Coast has direct access to the idyllic Maroochydore Beach and Maroochy River, so you don’t have to choose! There’s a quiet corner for everybody – you can read under a shady tree, play beach cricket, surf or go fishing.

Approximate travel time: 1 and a half hours north of Brisbane

Fiordland Great Views Holiday Park in New Zealand is nothing short of exceptional, showcasing breathtaking views of Lake Te Anau and surrounding mountains (pictured). In this tranquil corner of the world, sunsets are beautiful, nearby walking tracks are divine and wildlife is everywhere you turn.

Approximate travel time: 7 and a half hours south west of Christchurch

Panorama Holiday Cottages and Caravan Park treats you to wonderful waterfront views of Albany’s Princess Royal Harbour. There’s amazing birdlife, fishing while night is almost magical, with streetlights from across the harbour lighting up the landscape.

Approximate travel time: 4 and a half hours south east of Perth


Scott Podmore

Scott Podmore

Award-winning writer, editor, photographer, videographer and owner of October Grey Media. Specialising in travel and lifestyle content and a full member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers. Has contributed regular content for the NewsCorp stable of newspapers and magazines, TravelTalk mag, The Departure Lounge and many more publications in Australia and internationally. Follow on Twitter & instragram #scottpodmore

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