The place We Popped Up The Pop-High In 2021 – This Journey Life


All Locations We Stayed in Our Van in 2021

Final yr, our first yr with our Jayco Hawk caravan, we stayed at 25 totally different campsites. It was such a enjoyable exercise to look again at each place we stayed, we’ve got determined to proceed recording every of our campsites (apart from one we missed!). This yr we beat our complete from final yr, staying at 31 campsites all year long. It’ll be a problem to maintain this up, it might be nice to remain at as many locations in 2022, nonetheless, I can’t see this development persevering with.

Additionally see our checklist of favorite caravan parks of Australia.

1. Wave Rock Caravan Park, Hyden, WA

Wave Rock Caravan Park
Our first campsite for 2021, stopping at Wave Rock (within the background) on our solution to Esperance from Perth. There was lots to maintain us busy for the in the future we stayed right here.

2. Pink Lake Vacationer Park, Esperance WA

Lucky Bay Beach Kanagroos
Sadly we didn’t get a photograph of our van setup at Esperance, however we did get this nice photograph of kangaroos on the close by Fortunate Bay. The Pink Lake Vacationer Park was the one park with availability once we booked late, we have been squished in out the again however it labored out properly with a youngsters’ cricket match occurring consistently.

3. Porongurup Vary Vacationer Park, Porongurup, WA

Porongurup Range Tourist Park
Leafy Porongurup Vary Vacationer Park was located on the base of the Porongurups, with some nice bushwalks only a quick distance away.

4. Riverbend Chalets & Caravan Park, Denmark WA

Denmark caravan park
The Riverbend Chalets & Caravan Park is the decide of the caravan parks in Denmark. It’s situated a brief distance away from the city, the websites well-spaced out, and you may even stroll alongside the river again into city.

5. Galena Bridge, WA

Galena Bridge
The free tenting spot at Galena Bridge on the Murchison River was the proper stopover when heading north from Perth. I arrived late so I needed to discover a place to drag up in the dead of night and sadly didn’t have time to take pleasure in this quiet bush tenting spot.

6. Barradale Relaxation Space, Yannarie River WA

Barradale Rest Area
One other free camp as I drove up the coast. Barradale Relaxation Space was a handy spot at Yannarie River in Western Australia. Loads of room to search out your personal house.

7. De Gray River Relaxation Space WA

De Grey River rest area
The free camp at De Gray River relaxation space was busy, however I used to be nonetheless capable of finding a spot to park up with attention-grabbing bushland views out the window.

8. Broome Gateway Caravan Park, Broome, WA

Broome Gateway Caravan Park
The Broome Gateway Caravan Park is on the outskirts of city. I selected to arrange camp out the again away from the opposite campers whereas I took a day to discover Broome.

9. East Baines River Relaxation Space, WA

East Baines River Rest Area
I pulled into the East Baines Roadside free camp and camped beneath a younger boab tree, although additionally on high of an ant nest.

10. Edith Rail Camp, close to Edith Falls, NT

Near Edith Falls
After testing Edith Falls campground (it was full) I slotted into an area at a free camp initially of the street that results in Edith falls.

11. Florence Falls Campground, Litchfield Nationwide Park, NT

Florence Falls Campground
Tenting as a household once more, we’ve got the complete arrange on the Florence Falls campground in Litchfield Nationwide Park, with a brief stroll to the falls. It was busy throughout the college holidays, we got here early to safe our spot.

12. Corroboree Park Tavern, NT

Corroboree Park Tavern, NT
We arrange the van at Corroboree Park Tavern as we explored the close by Corroboree Billabong.

13. Kakadu Lodge Campground, Jabiru, Kakadu Nationwide Park, NT

Kakadu Lodge Campground
On the Kakadu Lodge Campground, in Jabiru, there are many unpowered websites on the outer rim in a dusty space.

14. Mardugal 1 Campground, Kakadu Nationwide Park, NT

Toasting Marshmellows at Kakadu
Mardugal Campground in Kakadu was an inexpensive nationwide park campsite, with bogs and showers. There have been heaps of websites in a big space, too many choices for us. We have been drawn to the grassy space close to the services, with our personal desk.

15. Edith Falls Campground, NT

Edith Falls Campground
We needed to arrive early to safe our spot at Edith Falls, simply north of Katherine. It was definitely worth the effort as it’s a pretty, pleasant and well-run campground.

16. Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) Campground, NT

Katherine Gorge Campground
Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) Campground was a busy campground with an awesome pool and near the Katherine Gorges

17. Little Roper Inventory Camp, Mataranka, NT

Little Roper Stock Camp, Mataranka, NT
Little Roper Inventory Camp close to Mataranka was good for our household. It’s rather more than only a caravan park, there have been buffalo, bulls and pigs to feed, a lot of reptiles to carry, hay bales to climb, freshly baked bread and Jonny muffins every morning. It was exhausting to go away.

18. Daly Waters, NT

Daley Waters Camping
Daly Waters is only a nation pub, however they’ve turned it right into a must-stop vacation spot with quirky props within the bar and alongside the road, making it a enjoyable household stopover. It was very busy, we have been positioned in one in all their a number of overflow areas throughout the street from the pub. 

19. Banka Banka Station, NT

Banka Banka Station, NT
We returned to Banka Banka Station after a few years. It’s a lot busier now, the sundown views from the hill overlooking the homestead was definitely worth the keep.

20. Karlu Karlu / Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve, NT

Karlu Karlu / Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
They packed us in at Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles) Conservation Reserve, however that didn’t cease us from having a lot enjoyable exploring and chilling out. We even didn’t thoughts a bit that we needed to keep an additional day whereas ready for the Alice Springs lockdown to finish.

21. Temple Bar Caravan Park, Alice Springs, NT

Temple Bar Caravan Park, Alice Springs
We have been so glad we selected to remain at pleasant Temple Bar Caravan Park on the outskirts of Alice Springs. The views of the MacDonnell Ranges have been spectacular.

22. Ormiston Gorge, West MacDonnell Ranges, NT

Ormiston Gorge, West MacDonnell Ranges, NT
It was a rush to discover a spot on the well-liked Ormiston Gorge West MacDonnell Ranges, NT

23. Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve, NT

Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve, NT
We principally had the distant Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve to ourselves. There have been big flocks of pleasant wild budgies, their numbers have exploded because of the unusually moist summer season. It was fascinating watching the massive flocks swarming round.

24. Kings Creek Station, Kings Canyon, NT

Kings Creek Station, Kings Canyon, NT
The Kings Creek Station campground is the marginally cheaper of the 2 campgrounds close to Kings Canyon, however the whole lot you count on for this distant location.

25. Ayers Rock Campground, Yulara, NT

Ayers Rock Campground, Yulara
We obtained presumably one of the best campsite on the packed Ayers Rock Campground.

26. Marla Traveller’s Relaxation, NT

Marla Traveller’s Rest, NT
We had an overnighter on the Marla Traveller’s Relaxation, establishing subsequent to the well-equipped camp kitchen.

27. Woomera Traveller’s Village & Caravan Park, SA

Woomera Traveller’s Village & Caravan Park, SA
Nothing particular in regards to the Woomera Traveller’s Village & Caravan Park, however was handy for testing the Woomera Rocket Park and Museum.

28. Nullabor Roadhouse, SA

Nullabor Roadhouse, SA
We discovered a spot of the sting on the campground subsequent to the Nullabor Roadhouse. We have been spoiled with this sundown view, although we didn’t have time to take pleasure in it as we arrived late and wished to get off early the following day.

29. Baxters Relaxation Space, Caiguna, WA

Baxters Rest Area freecamp
A fast overnighter as we have been heading house. The Baxters Relaxation Space was simply what we wanted, and the desk was a bonus.

30. Boondi Rock Campground, WA

Boondi Rock Camping
Tenting at Boondi Rock and Dam on our last night time after 50 action-packed days on the street. It was an awesome Nationwide Park campground contemplating it was free to camp. We’ll be again.

31. Nannup WA (to return)

Nannup Campsite
On the final day of the yr, we camped subsequent to the Blackwood River, within the Nannup Caravan Park overflow space. We couldn’t have requested for a greater spot to complete the yr.

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