This Information Article profiles the huge range of options and experiences GSA’s participating Caravan, Holiday and Tourist Parks offer in the Blue Sky Sunshine Country of the Murray River and its related towns and attractions in Victoria and New South Wales from Wodonga to Mildura.
Fully fitted out Camp Kitchens, free undercover barbecues, en-suite powered campsites, big drive-through sites, and unique riverfront camping, grassy unpowered basic back to nature campsites, off-peak deals, boat ramps, spotless amenities, reliable hot water, budget and deluxe cabins with a world class view.
One park says it can handle Big Rigs to 20m and there are plenty of dump points provided across the parks. In Sun Country solar heated swimming pools and free wireless internet are on offer in a region which offers World Heritage tourism. Another park is proud to say Grey Nomads are its specialty.
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These GSA participating parks, which are profiled in this Information Article, have a Pet Friendly policy in place. The specifics of the policy can vary, please check with park managers when booking to avoid disappointment.
There is a Pet Friendly policy in place at Wodonga Caravan and Cabin Park. Koondrook Caravan Park (Vic.). Barham Lakes Caravan Park. Barham Caravan and Tourist Park. Murray River Hideaway Holiday Park (Strathmerton). Numurkah Caravan Park. BIG4 Deniliquin Holiday Park Deniliquin. Deniliquin Riverside Caravan Park. Pioneer Tourist Park (Cobb Hwy) Deniliquin. Gunbower Caravan Park. Murray River Holiday Park (Moama). River Bend Caravan Park (Echuca). Ibis Caravan Park (Kerang). Swan Hill Holiday Park. Robinvale Riverside Caravan Park. Murray River Caravan Park and General Store (Boundary Bend). Apex RiverBeach Holiday Park (Mildura). BIG4 Mildura Crossroads. Rivergardens Tourist Park (Gol Gol).
Prices will change. Like death and taxes that is the nature of life. Please check before booking.
Pictures in this story are typical of accommodation, services and activities the GSA Participating Parks offer.
Wodonga Caravan and Cabin Park has been transformed. Travellers value its convenience, cleanliness and friendly approach to road tourism. There is easy access on and off the Hume Freeway on the Albury-Wodonga bypass. Powered sites from $35. There are Stay Hitched one night Only drive through sites available. There is a dump point.
There are 26 fully self contained Ensuite Cabins from $95 including an Easy Access Cabin. There is a range of Standard, Deluxe and Superior cabins of 2 to 6 berths. There are three dedicated Pet Friendly cabins, maximum two pets only. There are discounts for Top Tourist Park Members. The park has level, well drained Tourist Caravan Sites. There is a pleasant swimming pool and children’s playground. There are free gas barbecues in a covered area with seating.
Wodonga Caravan and Cabin Park has a kiosk. There are clean amenities and Coin laundry/dryer facilities. It is two minutes drive to the Wodonga CBD, Wodonga Tennis Centre and Sports Centre. Albury CBD is 10 minutes away. Wodonga Caravan and Cabin Park has a Pet Friendly policy.
Pets are allowed with site bookings. Pets are allowed in pet friendly cabins only, max 2. Disabled facilities are available, please contact the park directly for exact facilities available. Bathroom facilities are great, they even provide bath mats.
It is worth staying for a week or even just a night. Wodonga Caravan and Cabin Park provides a quiet stay in a safe environment.
Koondrook Caravan Park (Vic.) is situated on the banks of the Murray River and Gunbower Creek. Accommodation includes en-suite cabins $80-$90, en-suite powered sites $25-$32 together with Powered $25-$32 and unpowered sites $22-$27. The park has a Pet Friendly policy.
There is a camp kitchen, sheltered barbecues, boat ramp and parking, coin laundry and drier. The park overlooks Gunbower Island red gum state forest with an abundance of fauna and flora.
Koondrook shares the Murray with its twin town of Barham (New South Wales). Koondrook is about 300km northwest of Melbourne on the Victoria / NSW border. Koondrook is 20 minutes from Kerang, and an hour to Swan Hill, Echuca and Deniliquin.
Barham Caravan and Tourist Park is on the banks of the Murray River, just across the bridge from the Victorian town of Koondrook. On all lawn areas Unpowered sites are $22-$24, Powered sites are $31-$34.
Ensuite powered sites are $40-$44. Drive through sites are available.
Filtered water is provided to all powered sites. There is a big camp kitchen and barbecue area with open fire.
The park has a central dump point. Standard ensuite cabins are $78-$83. The main bed is made up in all cabins with towels provided. The park has a Pet Friendly policy.
CluBarham next door offers Bistro meals. The boat ramp is at the front gate and the shopping centre is a two-minute walk from the park. The park says Grey Nomads are its specialty.
Barham Lakes Caravan Park has riverfront views three hours from Melbourne. An unpowered campsite is $22 to $30. Powered sites range from $27 to $37. En-Suite Powered Sites from $32 to $42. Some sites are drive through.
All sites are close to the amenities block and free barbecues. En-Suite cabins range from $72 to $100. The caravan park can accommodated Big Rigs to 12.19m. The caravan park has a Pet Friendly policy.
Most of the cabins have riverfront views. Barham Lakes Caravan Park is 1.5km from Barham CBD shops and services. This peaceful park, set in the bush, is next to parkland and lakes. There are free gas barbecues and a camp kitchen, recreation room, playground and pool. Disabled facilities are available.
Check with park for exact details. The park has a camp kitchen, laundry and baby facilities. There are walking and bike tracks, fishing in the river or the Barham Lakes Complex located next door. Golf, bowls and tennis are also well catered for in Barham.
Murray River Hideaway Holiday Park (Strathmerton) two and a half hours drive from Melbourne is on the eastern fringes of the Barmah State Park. Accommodation includes spacious self-contained cabins and large on site vans. Camp sites are well-grassed and spacious. Each site is exceptionally large to cater for camping and leisure equipment, including boats and trailers.
All the sites are convenient to the amenities, pool, barbecue, tennis court and general store.
There are a limited number of powered sites. Powered site $25-$35, unpowered site $17-$27. Ensuite 2br cabin $120 - $135. Amenities and laundry, barbecue facilities, outdoor sink with hot water, licensed general store, petrol, LPG, ice and bait. Fire allowed in approved containers. The park is Pet Friendly.
Ulupna Island is located 12km north of Strathmerton. The island has excellent beaches. They are Breen's, Pump, Labbetts, Carters, Ulupna, Lagoon, and Faraway beaches. Carters is the most popular with picnic, playground and toilet facilities. Further downstream is Morgans Beach off Morgan Mill Road.
Just off the Murray Valley Highway 2.5 km from Strathmerton (12.5 km from Cobram), is a landscaped cacti-garden featuring over 10 000 cacti and succulents. Specimens have come from South America, North America and Africa. Open daily 9am-5pm. Tours by appointment.
Numurkah Caravan Park, a Business Excellence award winner, is a beautiful park right on the banks of the Broken Creek about 230km north of Melbourne. Numurkah is between Shepparton (30km) and the Murray River. Accommodation options include Cabins $100, Medium on Site Vans $70 (Extra person $20), Ensuite Powered Sites $39, and spacious Powered $32 and Unpowered sites $27 for caravanners and campers.
The park has a Pet Friendly Policy (One pet per site). Disabled facilities are available. Check park for details.
There is a camp kitchen and barbecue area, laundry and amenities block. A five minute walk takes visitors to the shops, pubs, swimming pools, gym, and golf and bowls clubs. The park offers an affordable retreat in a central destination from which to experience and explore all the Murray Region has to offer.
Lake Boga Caravan Park, Victoria, 12 minutes drive (16km) south of Swan Hill on the Murray Valley Highway offers attractive campsite prices. The caravan park is 40km north of Kerang. An Unpowered campsite is $22-$25. Powered site $25-$28. The park can handle Big Rigs to 12m.
Next to the unique Lake Boga Flying Boat Museum the caravan park has ensuite cabins available and overlooks a lake which is ideal for water sports. Facilities include spotless amenities with disabled access, barbecue area, camp kitchen, and a new kiosk which serves coffee, pies and pasties.
A tennis court, playground and skate park is available nearby. Disabled facilities are available. Please contact the park for exact details.
The caravan and camping ground extends around part of the lake's perimeter. Lake Boga Caravan Park has its own boat ramp. The park has a Pet Friendly policy.
BIG4 Deniliquin Holiday Park 4km from Deniliquin is on the Edward River, three hours from Melbourne, and about 45 minutes’ drive from Echuca and the historic Port Precinct. This family friendly park is ideal for swimming, water skiing and fishing, with boat launching facilities and a resort pool with water Splash Park and a Jumping Pillow.
They also offer an international standard slalom course which caters for all levels of water skiing and wakeboarding. Accommodation includes Deluxe four star cabins $120-$225, fully self-contained four star holiday cabins $110-$200.
All linen provided in cabins. Ensuite Powered sites $40-$60 Powered sites $27-$55. The Holiday Park has a Pet Friendly policy during off-season only. The park WILL NOT accept dogs prior to 1 May and after 30 September.
There are set sites available for pets, bookings will not be accepted on any other site other than those dedicated sites. The camp kitchen has coin operated barbecues. The amenities block includes a coin operated laundry. Disabled facilities are available. Check park for details.
Deniliquin Riverside Caravan Park (Cobb Hwy) on the Edward River caters for anglers, nature and sports lovers, families and travellers. Deniliquin is about 45 minute drive from Echuca-Moama. The park is set on 12 acres of river-fronted bushland minutes from the CBD. Accommodation options include Motel Style Cabins (sleep 3) $75-$85, ranging up to Two Bedroom Deluxe Cabins (sleep 8) $110-$160.
They are all fully ensuited and have cooking facilities. All cabins come with bedding and linen supplied. For caravanners and campers there are shaded, grassed powered sites $28-$32 with water, sullage and TV aerial outlets to all sites. Unpowered sites are $25-$29. There are plenty of drive through sites. Individual TV cable to all sites. The park can handle Big Rigs to 20m. Pets are welcome with caravans. Manager’s discretion with cabins.
The park has Deniliquin's only absolute river frontage powered sites. Grassy unpowered camp sites and bush camping is available by the river. The park has a camp kitchen with fridge, sink, hotplates and TV. There is a boat ramp and dump point. Fires are allowed in drums provided. Disabled bathroom and babies’ bath. Playground and Wireless Internet access. Undercover free electric barbecues. In ground salt water pool. 200m to shops.
Pioneer Tourist Park (Cobb Hwy) Deniliquin reception is in the fully restored Imperial Hotel with the Steam Pump Museum, Coffee shop and Nursery adjoining next door. The small, quiet friendly park with all the facilities for an enjoyable stay is situated just 4km from Deniliquin town centre.
Accommodation includes en-suite 2 bedroom cabins $90-$150 include complimentary coffee/tea, air conditioning and heating, all cooking facilities and microwave. Linen is supplied to main bed. External en-suite cabin $80-$90 which sleeps four. Motel room sleeps two. En-suite site $35-$45, Powered site $28-$35. Camp sites $17-$20. Weekly discounts off peak. Big Rigs to 14m can be accommodated. There are modern amenities, laundry, pool, TV room and tennis court.
Pioneer Tourist Park has a Pet Friendly policy. There is a bus service to the town centre. All caravan and camping sites are shaded and drive through. There is an undercover barbecue area. The kiosk sells basic needs and ice. The large grassed areas and bush walks along the billabong are unique. There is lots of visible wildlife, and Pioneer Tourist Park is known as a birdwatchers’ paradise!
Echuca Holiday Park Victoria. In the heart of town, situated along the banks of the Murray River, adjacent to the historic Port of Echuca, this park provides a quiet natural setting within walking distance of the city centre.
It is a 300 metre walk to the heart of the historic Port Precinct. There are shady drive-through sites which range from Powered $25 -$42. Powered drive-through $28 - $44. Standard cabins range from $75-$105. Cabins are two night minimum booking and minimum booking peak period.
The park has security gates and boat ramp. There is a playground and free childrens’ activities during peak periods. There is a sullage and dump point. Disabled facilities are available. Contact the park for exact facilities.
The Holiday Park has two Camp Kitchens with barbecues. Both Camp Kitchens are fully fitted out with tables and chairs, refrigerator, stove, oven, micro wave, toasters, electric barbeques and hot and cold water to dual sinks. The park has sealed roads. There are large lawn tent sites, and a solar heated swimming pool. There is free wireless internet.
Merool on the Murray, Moama New South Wales is a completely self-contained Private Holiday Park/Resort situated on 68 acres of freehold land with over two kilometres of absolute Murray River frontage, opposite Victoria Park Scenic Reserve. There is a sandy beach and fully-sealed four-lane boat ramp.
Powered Campsites $24-$30, unpowered campsites $22-$28. The camping area is situated near a lake, and close to the amenity blocks and barbecue shelter. There are bricked fire pits in the ground for days not labelled as a Fire Ban.
Wood is sold in reception. Campers have full use of the parks facilities.The park has undercover barbecues, laundry, fuel and LPG. Holiday accommodation is available in luxury Pioneer themed two bedroom cottages $121-$255 and one bedroom Studio units, all with their own private balcony overlooking the river, or there are two bedroom Inland Studio Cottage $88-$130.
The park has a resort-style pool. Courtesy buses come to the park entrance from the Major Clubs. Disabled facilities are available. Contact the park for exact details.
Gunbower Caravan Park, Victoria, on the Murray Valley Highway 25 minutes from Echuca is set in two acres of grassed and well treed land on the highway in Gunbower.
Accommodation options include comfortable ensuite $80-$110 or Standard cabins $50-$60, (linen not provided but can be hired) together with spacious shaded, grassed caravan and camping sites. Unpowered $20-$30 or Powered $25-$30.
Discounts are available for CMCA and seniors card holders. Off-peak deals are available. The park has a Pet Friendly Policy.
Gunbower Caravan Park is situated between Echuca (just a 30 minute drive) and Swan Hill in Victoria, 220km north of Melbourne. There is an undercover Camp Kitchen and barbecue area. Laundry, dump point and clean amenities. There is a solar heated in-ground pool. The local hotel and shops are within walking distance.
Gunbower is best known as the gateway to Australia's biggest inland island which is more than 50 km long. The Island is home to a population of native animals such as kangaroos, emus, goannas, possums, snakes and over 100 different species of birds. There are many great places to fish around Gunbower.
Murray River Holiday Park, New South Wales is in Moama and about 2.5 hours’ drive from Melbourne It is a small but inviting park, where the people who own the business run the business. Accommodation options include modern cabins or bring your own caravan Powered site $30-$48, unpowered site $27-$40. There are one or two bedroom deluxe cabin $120-$175 or two bedroom budget cabins with ensuites and all bedding included $90 - $120.
The park has a Camp Kitchen and gas barbecue area and clean amenities. Disabled facilities are available. Contact park for exact details. The park has a Pet Friendly policy. (One dog per site. Not at peak periods). There is a pool. The park is100 metres (walking distance) from the Bowling Club, V/Line bus terminal, shopping centre, restaurants, hotels or a five minute walk to the Murray River.
River Bend Caravan Park, Stewarts Bridge Rd, east of Echuca is situated in the state forest on 34 acres. About 225km from Melbourne the caravan park has a choice of, affordable accommodation, suitable for singles, couples or families.
This ranges from two bedroom cabins to large caravan and camping sites.
Powered site $28 - $39, unpowered site $24-$34. Standard cabin with bathroom $80-$98 BYO bedding. The family tourist park has the facilities to accommodate large caravans, motor homes, 5th Wheelers and buses to 14m.
The park is best accessed from Echuca via Bangerang Rd, across Stewarts Bridge and follow the signs. The park entrance is on the right.
Coming from Cobram take the road to Cape Horn Vineyard to Stewarts Bridge.
The caravan park has a Pet Friendly policy. The ‘Grand Finale’ to a relaxed day could be a barbecue on Goulburn River frontage. There is a licensed kiosk, clean amenities blocks and laundry.
Ibis Caravan Park Kerang offers flat rate prices all year. This is a motorhome friendly affordable caravan park. Powered sites are $25, Unpowered sites $17. Ensuite cabins are $65 to $75 and Standard cabins (no ensuite) are $55. The caravan park on the corner of the Loddon and Murray Valley Hwy offers discounts to CMCA members and can accommodate Big Rigs to 12.19m.
There are big shady campsites, some are drive through. Ibis Caravan Park is located on the main highway from Melbourne to Mildura.
The caravan park has a Pet Friendly policy which allows pets with site bookings. Pets must be on a leash at all times. There is plenty of room for dogs to be exercised. There is a Camp Kitchen, undercover barbecue area, clean amenities and babies bath room, pool and boat parking. Disabled facilities are available. Contact the park for exact details. The NSW town of Barham on the banks of the Murray is just 20 minutes away.
The Barham Club offers inexpensive meals, entertainment and Pokies. The Ibis rookery at Middle Lake is a great attraction, and Ibis Caravan Park has abundant birdlife of all kinds, ideal for birdwatchers. Kerang is central to Echuca, Swan Hill and Boort, all within a one hour drive, and just 30 minutes to Lake Charm and Lake Boga, both popular fishing and boating spots.
Swan Hill Holiday Park Victoria offers friendly service from the Dowell family at their picturesque quiet park on the Murray Valley Highway. The park has big grassed shady caravan sites. There are Drive-through sites. Powered campsites are $28 - $38, Unpowered $27-$38. Parking assistance is available.
There is a barbecue area with plenty of seating. Ensuite cabins range from $75 to $129. The park has a Pet Friendly policy and can handle RV’s to 10m.
There are clean amenities a Camp Kitchen, Recreation Room and laundry facilities. There is also an in ground pool and toddlers’ pool. Long-term holiday sites and caravan storage is also available. The park has a kiosk and offers gas refills.
Robinvale Riverside Caravan Park is on the banks of the Murray River just upstream from Lock 15. The river is wide, making this a perfect boating spot for water skiing and fishing. Visitors can camp right on the riverbank.
Accommodation includes a range of comfortable cabins from $60-$80 to $115 - $130, and shady Powered $30-$34 and Unpowered Sites $22-$26. Drive Through and Big Rig sites are available.
The park has a Pet Friendly policy. Disabled facilities are available. Check park for details. The park is an ideal boating spot, fishing or water skiing basecamp. Mungo National Park and World Heritage Willandra Lakes are within touring distance.
Murray River Caravan Park and General Store (Boundary Bend) is a quiet, friendly park located right near the Murray River, where visitors can enjoy fishing, boating and other water sports. Boundary Bend is about 50km east along the Murray Valley Highway from Tooleybuc and the twin towns of Robinvale in Victoria and Euston in New South Wales, about 90 km north of Swan Hill.
It is near the junction of the Murray River and Murrumbidgee River. Accommodation options include comfortable Ensuite cabins $50-$65, Standard cabins $50 and a Bunkhouse $20 per person, together with spacious Powered $25-$29 and Unpowered sites $22-$25.
The park facilities include an onsite General store, Fuel and Cafe. The park has a Pet Friendly policy. Disabled facilities are available. Check park for exact details. There is a barbecue and camping sink, pool, amenities and laundry, plus boat parking.
Desert City Holiday Park is located opposite the Mildura Plaza Shopping Centre (Woolworths, Target and 40 specialty stores) Burger King, and the Gateway Tavern. The award winning Hudak's Bakery is also close by.
Desert City Holiday Park offers quality accommodation, friendly service, entertainment, facilities, services, and value.
Powered sites from $25. Standard en-suite cabin from $65, 2 bedroom cabin from $75 and Exec. Villa 2 bedroom from $95 for two persons. Extra adult/child $5. The park has a Camp Kitchen, free barbecue, amenities, laundry, indoor pool and toddlers’ pool plus a recreation room.
Apex RiverBeach Holiday Park is set among the gums on the banks of the Murray River, it has Mildura's most popular swimming beach on one side, and the state forest on the other.
Apex RiverBeach has more than 200 powered sites and can accommodated a range of campers from small tents through 5th wheelers to buses. Powered sites $29-$39, There are 100 unpowered sites $28-$34. There are drive-through sites. There are two large amenities blocks. There is a dump point.
The park has a camp kitchen, barbecue facilities and a boat ramp. Cabins $75-$122, Holiday Villas $92-$130. The kiosk has ice, gas, bait, fishing licences and essentials. There is a laundry and unisex disabled bathroom. Wireless internet is available. The park has a Pet Friendly policy. Pets must be pre-booked. Campfires are permitted but conditions apply. The relaxed setting is an ideal location to kick back in. Whether you are into water sports or bush walking, like to stay in luxury villa, a caravan, a bus or a tent the Holiday Park can fill the bill. Activities to enjoy include: Bird watching, bushwalking, cycling, swimming, photography, or just relax and rejuvenate.
BIG4 Mildura Crossroads Holiday Park offers excellent facilities for the whole family, including wireless internet access and weekly Happy Hour. The well-established park is close (3km) to Mildura city centre. It is opposite Centro Plaza. Accommodation options include a full range of custom built Ensuite accommodation featuring 2 bedroom deluxe villa units $110-$153, some with disabled access.
A Standard en-suite cabin is $75-$105. There are also well grassed, shady Powered Sites $30-$40, plus spacious, accessible drive-through and en-suite sites $38-$48.Large ensuite drive-through and non-drive through sites are suitable for caravans or motorhomes up to 8.3 to 12.2 metres (28 to 40ft) in length.
There is a Camp Kitchen with free gas barbecues, amenities and laundry. The park has a swimming pool and separate toddlers’ pool. The park has a Pet Friendly policy which allows small dogs outside peak periods, holiday periods, long weekends and special events.
All Seasons Holiday Park & Retreat is a family run park catering for tourists, travellers and retirees. The park is close to the Gateway Tavern and the Centro Shopping Centre (open seven days) and 4km to the centre of Mildura and the Murray River.
Accommodation options range from luxurious Spa Executive Units $125 to comfortable Ensuite Park Cabins $68 to more than 30 shady ensuite $35 (off peak) and powered sites $31 (off peak), many sites are drive-through and set back from the road. The park has a dump point.
Features also include well-appointed amenities with laundry central to powered sites, guest Wi Fi, free tow ball weighing, and children’s activities during school holidays. There is a Camp Kitchen with free undercover barbecues. LPG refills, ice milk, papers and ice-cream are available. There is a games room.
All Seasons has a solar heated swimming pool and toddlers’ pool. Both the toddlers’ pool and the children’s playground have shade sails. There is a shaded Jumping Pillow. Public transport is available and a there is a free tour and information booking office at reception
Rivergardens Tourist Park has absolute Murray River frontage. Rivergardens Top Tourist Park is within walking distance of the township of Gol Gol on the NSW side of the Murray.
Gol Gol has a hotel, shops, post office, motor repairs and a garden and gift centre. It is a short drive to Mildura CBD.
Accommodation suits all styles and budgets, ranging from riverside camping sites unpowered $25-$30 to Deluxe River cabins $120-$185, Standard cabins $68-$95. Both ensuite $39-$45 and powered sites $30-$40 are available on the river. Rivergardens has a Pet Friendly policy. Dogs are allowed off peak only, on lead at all times.
There is a Camp Kitchen, free undercover barbecues, disabled and babies bathroom. Contact park for exact disabled facilities. Children enjoy an adventure playground. There is an onsite kiosk, gas refills and Wireless Internet.
The park is convenient for trips to Trentham Winery 5km south and Mungo National Park. The peaceful park setting is on 5 acres amidst citrus trees and vines. Boat ramp and moorings, water skiing, golf courses are close to the park.
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