Camping in Australia

At Spottocamp you can find 60 fantastic campsites in Australia. Whether you go by tent, camper or caravan, we find the best places to give you a great holiday.

What is the best period for camping in Australia?
The best time to camp in Australia is the months January to March. This is when there is less rain and the most hours of sunshine per day. With a maximum temperature of 26 degrees, January is the hottest month in Australia.

What does camping cost in Australia?
The average price of a campsite in Australia is A$44.00 per night. This is an average price based on a car and two persons with a tent, caravan or camper.

On holiday in Australia.

With a surface area of more than 7.5 million square kilometres, Australia is an enormous country with different types of climate. Therefore, there is no simple answer to the question 'what is the best time to travel to Australia? In fact, you can visit Australia all year round. It depends on your specific destination what the best time to travel "Down Under" is. Will you go to the tropical north, visit the outback or stay in the south of Australia? That determines when you should travel to this diverse country.

The climate in Australia

Australia is a large country with several climate zones. Most of Australia, the centre, has a warm desert climate (type BWh according to the Köppen classification) and is surrounded by a large zone with a warm steppe climate (type BSh). The northern part of Australia has a tropical savannah climate (type Aw), also called a subtropical climate. The southern and eastern parts of Australia have a maritime climate, which can be further subdivided into types CSb, Cf and Cw. When it is winter in the Netherlands, it is summer in Australia and when it is summer here, it is winter there.

Climate table

Month Temperature Sunshine hours p/d Days of precipitation p/m Precipitation p/m
January 19°C to 26°C
7 hours
7 11
February 19°C to 26°C
7 hours
7 12
March 18°C to 25°C
7 hours
7 13
April 15°C to 23°C
7 hours
7 11
May 12°C to 20°C
6 hours
6 11
June 9°C to 18°C
6 hours
6 11
July 8°C to 17°C
7 hours
7 9
August 9°C to 18°C
7 hours
7 9
September 11°C to 20°C
7 hours
7 9
October 14°C to 22°C
8 hours
8 11
November 16°C to 24°C
8 hours
8 11
December 18°C to 26°C
8 hours
8 11

Top rated

Discover our top rated campsites in Australia.

BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park

Alice Springs

Batchelor Resort Caravillage

Batchelor

BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park

Howard Springs, Darwin

BIG4 Hayes Creek Holiday Park

Hayes Creek

BIG4 Katherine Holiday Park

Katherine

Wycliffe Well Holiday Park

Davenport

Ballina Central Holiday Park

Ballina

Shaws Bay Holiday Park

East Ballina

BIG4 Batemans Bay Beach Resort

Batehaven

BIG4 Batemans Bay At East's Riverside Holiday Park

Batemans Bay

BIG4 Nelligen Holiday Park

Nelligen

BIG4 South Durras Holiday Park

South Durras

BIG4 Casino Resort

Casino

NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park

Arrawarra

BIG4 Eden Gateway Holiday Park

Eden

Twofold Bay Beach Resort

Eden

BIG4 Forster-Tuncurry Great Lakes Holiday Park

Tuncurry

BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park

Kiama

Conjola Lakeside Van Park

Lake Conjola

East's Ocean Shores Holiday Park

Manning Point