TAWKer Supporter's Caravan Parks - Camping Spots - Farmstays - Stations and Accommodation Page  (IF YOU ARE An OWNER/MANAGER AND WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE, PLEASE CLICK HERE)

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The caravan parks, camping spots, farm-stays and accommodation places here are 'Supporting TAWKing'.  They have realised that many families are now Free Camping as much as they can and NOT staying in caravan parks due to the EXTRA cost of paying for the children.  The following are 'Supporting TAWKing' and offering to TAWKers:  'Children stay at least two nights FREE!!'*  If you then choose to stay more than two nights you'll just pay the normal park charges.  Scroll down the page to see them all.

More and more parks are joining daily!  So please book mark and visit often to see the new additions.

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Australia is Massive!

Parks, camp spots, stations, farm stays and Accommodation are listed under states

South Australia

Beltana Station Flinders Ranges - SA

What an amazing place to start your Flinders Ranges Adventure!  Beltana Station - which also incorporates Puttapa Station - is a working station with sheep and cattle. 

Laura and Graham invite you to share the experience with them in this amazing and historic area.  They are passionate about the history of the area and love to share it with you.

They offer not only camping sites but a range of accommodation, a cafe and restaurant, a swimming pool and a museum! Not to mention several tours including 4 wheel driving, camel riding and the ever beautiful sunset tours.  Find out more....

Cockatoo Downs Farmstay

Cockatoo Downs Farmstay is one of those places that you will have a hard time leaving  (you just have to look at all their reviews on their Facebook Page by all the families that have stayed there to see that!) and we are so excited that they are TAWKer Supporters. One of our TAWKing families stayed there and just had to tell us about what a great time they had.  They said they thought Cockatoo Downs Farmstay might like to join the TAWKer Supporter Program AND we are happy to say... THEY DID!!

It's just one and a half kilometres off the Dukes Highway between Keith and Bordertown in South Australia and just 15 minutes drive to the local town of Keith. 

Find out more.....

Queensland

Silver Wattle Caravan Park - Mount Morgan

When we find parks that truly welcome travelling families, we know that you will love them too.  At Mount Magnet's Silver Wattle Caravan Park, owners Mark and Sarah really welcome travellers to their park and get this TAWKers...your kids stay FREE!!  YES the whole time!

You can take your pick of Grassy, Shady, Slab, Extra long or extra wide…all the same low price! They pride them selves on their spotless amenities and they only provide the BEST QUALITY toilet paper!!  (It's the small things!!)

From March right through until November, they hold Happy Hour daily in Camp Kitchen, from 4PM and if you have a look at their Facebook Page, you will see it looks so welcoming!

They have private bush camping and if your dog is with you, they are welcome too! 

Put them on your must stay list and tell them TAWK sent you :)

These guys truly are TAWKer Supporters! Please support them supporting you! More info on their website....

 BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park

My favourite way of a park joining the TAWK Support program is when they are recommended by a TAWKing family, as then we know they will be a great fit.  That is what happened with the BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park.  The family from 'Lost and Loving It' loved their stay there and thought you would too.  They suggested the program to the managers and the park joined up shortly after!

The park is situated in the heart of the Atherton Tablelands and is the perfect spot to base yourselves to explore the area

Tin Can Bay Tourist Park

Tin Can Bay Tourist Park has been recommended by a fellow TAWKer who thought they would be a great fit for the TAWK Support Program.  AND they are!  We sent an email and got one straight back saying YES, they'd love to be a part of the movement and welcome travelling families.

What a beautiful part of Australia too!  It's on the beautiful Cooloola Coast, which is two and a half hour's drive north of Brisbane and just off the southern tip of the World Heritage listed Fraser Island.

Tell them TAWK Sent you and get 2 night's FREE camping for the kids!  Find out more here...

Rowes Bay Beachfront Holiday park

Rowes Bay Beachfront Holiday has got to have the best location in Townsville!  Right on the beach with picturesque views to Magnetic Island - does it get any better than that!?  Also, being not far from the city centre and the popular Strand, this is the perfect spot to base yourselves in this part of the Australia. Especially as they recognised the opportunity to become TAWKer Supporters and contacted us!

They are a family park and pride themselves on customer service and I think that as they are supporting TAWK we should support them.  Find out more....

Junabel Minatures - Nr Yeppoon and Rockhampton

This is one Farmstay that you need to make sure you visit!  Junabel Minatures was suggested by a TAWKing family and as you know, that is the best way to find a TAWKer Supporter. Donna's family loved it here "We just stayed on the best farm stay ever. We were originally staying one night and stayed three and even then we didn't want to leave. The owners are amazing and get the kids really involved with the animals. We have been feeding baby goats, playing with miniature horses including a week old foal, chickens etc."  - Donna D

They have a large herd of friendly and talented miniature horses and also a very special family of miniature goats. Often they have foals and goat kids which are a lot of fun for travellers. Junabel often have tour groups visit, so you might get to see their unique miniature horse races and some of the talent of their showoff horses.

Their setting is very practical and picturesque, with a large dam on entry, which has a lot of bird life and fish.  The beach is only 5kms away and we are close to the Barrier Reef, Byfield National Park, Great Keppel Island, Yeppoon and Rockhampton.  Sounds Perfect!

Their website is undergoing a revamp and the best way to contact them is via their Facebook Page here.

Tell them we sent you and your kids get 2 nights FREE camping - and their prices are so great anyway! It's $10pp/night and $5/night extra for power!  So get your pens out and put them on your must stay list!

Contact them via their Facebook Page or call on 0409 270 922.


Ringers Rest - Mareeba

Once again it was you guys that told us about this awesome spot and we contacted them and told them about the TAWK Support program and they were keen to join.  It seriously is cheap to camp here anyway! All stays are $10 per night per vehicle (up to 2 people) $5 pp/pn for additional people. Children under 14 are FREE!

The families that have been here love it, it's quiet secluded bushland 6km east of Mareeba township.   Vehicles of all sizes welcome (alternate entrance option for Big Rigs - just let them know) There's the Communal Fire Pit for Happy Hours / Camp Cooking - how much do you love it when you can sit  around the fire sharing your tales. 

"A relaxed bush camp overlooking a large paddock. Watch the hot air balloons land early in the morning, pat the horses, sit around the campfire at happy hour each evening. We planned on two nights there but stayed for ten. Long drop toilets and water available"  Desley P- Trip Advisor

Make sure you call ahead, especially between December and March - 0447 136 865

Visit Ringers Rest Website for more details.

Tasmania

Eldee Camp Spot

Former TAWKers, Lou and Mick own the Eldee Camp Spot!  They are a family who after travelling in their caravan for a year in 2013, with their two children, saw the need for cheaper camping for families.

So when they settled back down at the beginning of last year, they bought a property with the intention of setting up a camp ground aimed at the travelling families like yourselves, where kids would stay for FREE!*  When you are off to Tassie, please support them, supporting you!   For More information, please click here..

Strahan Beach Tourist Park

Strahan Beach Tourist Park was recommended to us by a TAWKing Family, they said it was very family friendly and it would be good for other TAWKers to know about.  We approached this family run park and they were keen to get on board!  You know that, if that's the case, then they really are TAWKer Supporters and want you to experience their hospitality and enhance your travels at the same time.  They not only welcome you, but your pet too, so if you are travelling with yours, there's another reason to pop Strahan Beach Tourist Park on your 'Must Stay' list.  Find out more about Strahan Beach Tourist Park here...

Left of Field

The Left of Field Caravan Park was recommended to us by a TAWKing Family, as they loved their stay there and wanted to tell other TAWKers about it!   They said it was a very family friendly park, with amazing scenery and a fabulous host.  I approached the park, explained the TAWKer Supporter Program and Adrian, the owner, is very keen to help families with cheaper camping so you get 2 night's FREE camping for the kids.

The sites are roomy so that you are not all packed in together and the owner, Adrian and his family welcome you to their park in a way that only owners can.  They know the area well and sharing that knowledge is a joy to them as they want you to love it too!

More info here...

Victoria

Grampians Edge Caravan Park

Grampians Edge Caravan Park was recommended to us by a TAWKing Family who loved their stay there.  We approached the park, told them about the TAWK Support Program and how they could help travelling families and they were keen!  Steve and Jen have a young family themselves and so they are not only a perfect fit for the program but love sitting round the campfire sharing stories with you too!

I love the fact that you can have your own campfire as I know my kids just love roasting marshmallows and spending that time sitting round the fire reflecting on the day.  As well as individual fire pits there are communal ones too and the perfect opportunity to share your travels with like minded people and hopefully the kids get a chance to meet other kids too.

Click here to find out more...

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park

We love it when parks are recommended to us and are suggested that they become TAWK Supporters.  Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park is one of those parks!  We approached them and they could not be more excited to come on board exclusively offering TAWKers 2 nights FREE accommodation for your kids when camping!*

The Grampians will no doubt be on your must visit list and you MUST stay here too.  There are so many reasons you and the kids will love it here!

Click here to find out more....

Henty Bay Beachfront Holiday Park

Henty Bay Beachfront holiday park approached us to become TAWKer Supporters!  We love that. It means that they really want to support travelling families and they are very keen to do just that.  They are at the Portland end of the Great Ocean Road, set on 10 acres with stunning beachfront views.

They are the only beachfront caravan park in Portland with over 500 metres of private ocean frontage and sandy beach.  Great for the kids and apparently really great for fishing!

They also offer free Wi-Fi for guests and they are also fully licensed - so if you fancy a drink at 'Happy Hour' they have you covered.  There is also a kiosk and games room and you can also grab a cafe style coffee! There's billiard tables, a bar and spacious lounge.

For the kids, there's a playground, and my kids favourite - and a must have at any caravan park they picked - a GIANT jumping pillow!

Click here for more information...

New South Wales

Merool on the Murray - Moama NSW

Merool on the Murray was suggested to us by a TAWKing family that this park is a perfect fit for TAWKers.  They said they had an amazing time here and that this family owned park knows hospitality.  We approached them to see if they would like to join the TAWKer Supporter Program and they said YES!!  And with the kids staying FREE we know that you will support them supporting you.

Merool on the Murray is situated on 68 acres of land AND has over 2 kilometres of absolute Murray River frontage.  The Migthy Murray is a huge draw card to travellers and the team at Merool welcome you to join them and enjoy this amazing part of Australia.  They know the area like the back of their hand and are more that happy to share their thoughts and suggestions with you to make the most of your stay.

Find out more here...

Flame Tree Cottage

When Jen from Flame Tree Cottage approached me to be a TAWK Supporter, I could not have been happier!  I know that sometimes that caravan just gets a bit too small and you could do with a break from it.  Here is your answer!  A beautiful setting and you can park the van next door!

Of course it's great also for those of you that are travelling without your own RV, but for many of you - it could well be that sanity break you've been looking for!

The cottage is fully self contained so you don't need to unpack everything. The yard is big and flat with plenty of room to park a caravan or two. There is a washing machine so you can sort out all your laundry and of course it's not coin operated (Saving money right there!!) There's also heaps of water in the dam which is connected to the outside taps for washing everything else (van, car etc). Oh, and your pets are welcome too!  (are you making a note of this!!)

Find out about your discount and more information here...

R and R Farmstay - Mallanganee

Recommended to us by a TAWKing family as one of the nicest farmstays they've had the pleasure of staying at that they just had to tell us about it, so that we could tell you.  Kids stay FREE and the hosts love travelling families.  That to me is a TAWKer Supporter!  Tell Bruce and Lehanne that TAWK sent you.

"An amazing place to stay. Peaceful, clean and lovely friendly hosts. The kids loved feeding the alpacas and watching the ducks, chickens and the goose chase each other around. Would recommend this to anyone."  Matt W

Pop over to their Facebook page for more information or call on 0447 090 205.

Gundagai Tourist Park- Gundagai

Often TAWKers end up working at Parks as they travel and of course they are keen to get their park on the TAWK Support Program as they understand the extra costs for the kids.  This is one of those parks and we are so happy to have them on board.  You MUST have the TAWK Membership Card to show them that you are members (don't forget that you can grab the digital one straight away for immediate download) and your kids will camp 2 nights for FREE.  (Not available during the 'Snake Gully Cup" - normally in late November - check with park)

They are located in Gundagai which is the half way point between Sydney and Melbourne. The park is set on a well maintained six acres of park like grounds with a choice of 14 cabins, grassy camp sites with lots of shade and their unique covered drive through van sites that offer their own private ensuites, which everyone loves!

Support them supporting you!

Western Australia

Boddington Caravan Park - Boddington

Often fellow TAWKers find their way back to the lifestyle that they have enjoyed while travelling by buying a property and turning it into a camp spot or managing a caravan park.  When they embrace the latter, they know what's important to other TAWKers AND how expensive it can be when staying at parks.  This is what happened at the Boddington Caravan Park and we were approached by them to become part of the TAWK Support Program. They would also like to offer TAWKers 3 night's FREE camping for your kids!

More info here....

Summerstar Tourist Parks - 6 Separate Locations Throughout WA!!

How great is this!?  SIX parks (soon to be seven with Tom Price, soon to be part of the group) throughout WA meaning cheaper camping for you!

We are so excited to present the family owned and operated Summerstar Tourist Parks who approached us to become TAWKer Supporters!  They have the same ethos as us in making camping more affordable for families and exclusively offer TAWKers TWO NIGHTS FREE camping for the kids!*

They have six parks in WA at present AND a few more in the pipeline and because they are nicely spread out, you can pretty much park hop from Esperance to Tom Price!

They are trialing the TAWK Support Program  (until the end of January 2018), so make sure you support them Supporting you. You must tell them you are TAWKing and print/show them the little voucher.

Find out more here...

Wintersun Caravan Park - Carnarvon

Wintersun Caravan and Tourist Park is family owned and operated. All of the staff pride themselves on exceptional customer service and standard of facilities offered at "the park" and I can vouch for that, having stayed there on numerous occasions.  (Once when we were evacuated from Coral Bay due to a cyclone in the area!)  They could not have been more helpful in assisting and organising everyone in the same situation to get a spot to stay.

They accommodate BIG rigs and you can bring the dog!  I think that you can tell that these guys really are in the right industry as now they are also 'Supporting TAWKing'!

Please support them too as you travel the country - find out more here.

Coral Coast Tourist Park - Carnarvon

Coral Coast Tourist Park approached us to become TAWKer Supporters

and to me that means they really want you to visit!  They want to support TAWKing families and offer you two nights FREE accommodation for the kids!  You have to love that!

Just to cement the deal, an official recognition in the tourism awards November 2015 to which...they won Gold!  This is a Tourist Park that knows hospitality and go above and beyond to ensure you have a great time not only at their park, but also in the area.

We have only just launched this idea, so make sure you come back often and check our Facebook Page for updates in the coming months.

Northern Territory

Bynoe Retreat - Bynoe NT

So Awesome to get these guys on board!  Bynoe Retreat is the perfect spot to base yourselves for to some of the best destinations in the NT. They are only just starting out so a perfect time for TAWKers to Support them and they support you with FREE camping for the kids! They offer bush camping with modern, ensuite style amenities and will be improving as they go.

Situated at 20 Gee Road, Bynoe in the Northern Territory (see map at top of page for exact location).  Tell them TAWK Sent you and support them as they get this awesome spot going.

You book through Youcamp Or you can call direct on 08 8977 9051.

Review on their Facebook Page

"Great location with clean facilities. The owners are friendly people who can't do enough to make sure you are comfortable. There is ample room to camp without being in each other's pockets and you can have a fire. Will visit again soon and keep up the good work James, Bec, & the family."  Rob D

Gemtree Caravan Park

The Gemtree caravan park is not only child friendly but Pet friendly too!  With really spacious sites nestled in the native scrub-land, it's not just a caravan park, but a whole experience.

It's located 140km NE of Alice Springs on the sealed section of the Plenty Highway. Go and meet the Gemtree team as they really really welcome families. 

There is an extensive range of activities and attractions, including fossicking, the Gem Room Gallery and the award-winning Kate's Camp Oven Kitchen - more about that here...

If you have a caravan park that you recommend and think that we should contact OR you have or run one yourself and  would like to offer TAWKers discounts then please complete the below form for consideration to be a TAWKer Supporter.

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