long sandy beach with large waves on a cloudy day. People surfing and walking along the beach.

Best Caravan Parks South West WA 2023: What One to Choose

Looking for the best caravan parks south west WA?

As a proud Western Australian and camper, I am thrilled to share the best caravan parks in this region.

Whether you’re seeking an idyllic beachside retreat, an adventure-packed getaway, or simply a tranquil escape from the chaos of everyday life, these caravan parks tick all the boxes. 

My Top 3 Caravan Parks in South West WA

1st Pick
the swimming pool at rac busselton holiday park

RAC Busselton

This is my #1 caravan park in the southwest due to:

  • Distance from Perth
  • Clean amenities
  • Lots of activities for kids
  • Great value for money if you are an RAC member
2nd Pick
luxury glamping tents at walpole coalmine beach holiday park

Coalmine Beach

My 2nd favourite because:

3rd Pick
childrens playground and bouncy pillow in mandalay holiday park busselton western australia

Mandalay Holiday Resort

This is the most popular holiday park in the South West, but it’s a bit pricey. Outstanding features include:

  • Water slide
  • Excellent chalets
  • Fantastic choice of activities
  • Clean amenities

Best Beach Caravan Parks South West WA

If you’re searching for the best beach caravan parks in South West Western Australia, look no further. 

Whether you’re an avid surfer, a sun-worshipper, or simply someone who craves the tranquil serenity of the ocean, these beachfront caravan parks have their own unique allure and promise an unforgettable experience for beach-loving travellers of all ages.

1. Yallingup Beach – Tasman Holiday Parks

⭐️ RATING: 4.5/5 Stars over 260 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Yallingup

cabins at yallingup beach caravan park
Yallingup Beach Holiday Park

Yallingup Beach is renowned for its sweeping white sands, crystal-clear turquoise Yallingup Lagoon, and awe-inspiring surf breaks.

Tasman Holiday Park at Yallingup Beach is just across the road from this stunning beach and children’s playground.

From powered caravan sites to self-contained cabins with ocean views, Tasman Holiday Parks cater to every type of traveller. 

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • BBQ area overlooking ocean
  • Convenience store/kiosk
  • Coin laundry
  • Camp kitchen
  • Amenity blocks
  • Communal herb garden

Dogs welcome on sites all year round.

Café across the road from the camp.

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Yallingup

See Prices & Availability of Cabins here


2. Turner Caravan Park

⭐️ RATING: 4.5/5 Stars over 350 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Augusta

stingrays and pelicans in clear water near a boat
Stingray & pelicans at Turner Caravan Park

Turner Caravan Park is in the charming town of Augusta, at the edge of the tranquil Blackwood River. This family-owned and operated park offers a wonderful escape for travellers seeking natural beauty, relaxation, and outdoor adventures.

The park is nearby the Boranup Forest (renowned for its towering karri trees and scenic walking trails), the dramatic coastline of Cape Leeuwin, where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet, and the iconic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

It’s an excellent choice for fishing enthusiasts as the Blackwood River and ocean provide ample opportunities to cast your line.  Large stingrays (over Summer) and pelicans are frequent visitors to the fish cleaning tables.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • 10 Fire pits (bring your own wood during fire permitted season)
  • Electric BBQs 
  • Camper’s kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Amenity blocks

Dogs accepted during the winter months (until 15 September) in a designated area.

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Augusta

See prices & Availability of chalets here


3. Hamelin Bay Holiday Park

⭐️ RATING: 4.5/5 Stars over 250 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Hamelin Bay

eagle ray close up in hamelin bay wa
Stingray at Hamelin Bay

Hamelin Bay Holiday Park is situated along the pristine shores of one of Margaret River’s best beaches. It provides a range of accommodation options, from spacious powered sites to comfortable cabins and beachfront cottages.

The highlight is undoubtedly its proximity to the breathtaking Hamelin Bay Beach. Step out of your accommodation and onto the soft sands, where you can encounter the friendly local inhabitants—majestic stingrays who often visit the shore.

Beyond the beach, the Margaret River region has world-renowned wineries, a gourmet food scene, and stunning natural landscapes.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Amenity blocks
  • Laundry facilities
  • Camper’s kitchen
  • Electric BBQs
  • Children’s playground
  • Camp fires in approved fire pits are accepted from May to November (depending on our weather and fire restrictions at the time)
  • Kiosk open in peak times

No dogs allowed.

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Hamelin Bay


Best Family Caravan Parks South West WA

1. Mandalay Holiday Resort

⭐️ RATING: 4.7/5 Stars with over 670 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Busselton

childrens playground and bouncy pillow in mandalay holiday park busselton western australia
Mandalay Holiday Park

Experience the ultimate family holiday at Mandalay Resort, across the road from the pristine shores of Geographe Bay, Busselton.

Mandalay Holiday Resort provides a wide range of accommodation options to suit every family’s needs. The resort’s standout feature is its impressive variety of family-friendly facilities and activities. Splash around in the swimming pools, fly down the water slide, or relax in the heated spa while the kids have a blast at the adventure playground.

Busselton offers lots of attractions and experiences, including Busselton Jetty.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Amenity blocks with heated floors
  • Laundry facilities
  • Heated camper’s kitchen
  • Undercover BBQs
  • Children’s playground
  • Boat parking
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Waterslide
  • Games room with fireplace
  • Brand new jump pad
  • Adventure playgrounds
  • Playing field
  • Adult bike hire
  • Shop, ATM, & cappuccino vending machine

Dogs allowed on sites from Mid March to November (excluding Easter, April School Holidays & September/October School Holidays).

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Busselton

See Prices & Availability of Chalets here


2. Taunton Farm

⭐️ RATING: 4.6/5 Stars over 290 reviews|📍 LOCATION: Margaret River

children on a jumping pillow on taunton farm holiday park
Taunton Farm

Taunton Farm, part of the BIG4 group, is just off Bussell Highway, 4 km north of Cowaramup and 15 km north of Margaret River.

Being a working beef and sheep farm, this farm stay offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of the countryside while being just a stone’s throw away from the region’s world-class wineries, stunning beaches, and natural attractions.

Taunton Farm is a perfect destination for families with children who can help feed the animals every day.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Daily animal feeding
  • Jumping pillow
  • Go kart hire
  • Outdoor movies (summer)
  • Adventure playground
  • Kiosk
  • BBQ shed
  • Laundry
  • Amenity block

No Pets allowed during school holidays or long weekends.

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Margaret River

See Prices & Availability of cabins here


3. RAC Busselton

⭐️ RATING: 4.5/5 Stars with over 600 reveiws |📍 LOCATION: Busselton

mini golf course by the lake at rac busselton one of the best caravan parks southwest wa
RAC Busselton

RAC Busselton Holiday Park is a destination that combines convenience, comfort, and natural beauty. This family-friendly holiday park, operated by the trusted RAC brand, offers an extensive range of family-friendly activities and facilities.

Kids can unleash their energy at the playground or bounce on the giant jumping pillow, while adults can relax by the resort-style swimming pool or indulge in a soothing soak in the heated spa. The park also has a mini-golf course, tennis and basketball courts, barbecue areas, and communal spaces perfect for connecting with fellow travellers.

RAC Busselton Holiday Park accommodation options include spacious powered sites, cabins, or self-contained villas. The park is designed to ensure comfort and enjoyment, with modern amenities, well-maintained facilities, and friendly staff ready to assist with any needs or questions.

Look out for possums (we’ve seen them every time).

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Camp kitchen
  • Laundry
  • BBQ areas
  • Amenity blocks (individual cubicles)
  • 2 Swimming pools
  • Outdoor table tennis
  • BMX track
  • Basketball court
  • Football goals
  • Volleyball net
  • Games room
  • Jumping pillow
  • Pedal kart hire
  • 9-hole mini golf
  • Nature playground
  • Kiosk
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Adult e-bike hire

Pet-Friendly powered sites

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Busselton

See Prices & Availability of cabins here


Other Dog Friendly Caravan Parks South West WA

Southern Stars Holiday Park

⭐️ RATING: 4.8/5 Stars over 230 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Dunsborough

Located near Dunsborough, Southern Stars Caravan Park offers a range of camp sites, including fenced pet-friendly sites. The park’s well-maintained amenities and friendly staff ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Amenity blocks (individual cubicles)
  • Camp kitchen
  • BBQs
  • Laundry
  • Games
  • Playground
  • Bike pump track
  • Hire of firepits on a nightly rate, including the supply of firewood (in season)

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Dunsborough


Fontys Pool

⭐️ RATING: 4.5/5 Stars with over 250 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Manjimup

morning mist over fontys pool manjimup
Fontys Pool

Situated in the picturesque countryside near Manjimup, Fontys Pool is surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills.

Fontys Pool features a crystal-clear pool fed by a natural spring, creating a refreshing oasis perfect for swimming, floating on the tubes, or relaxing by the water’s edge.

Explore the nearby towering forests, discover majestic waterfalls and indulge in the region’s renowned gourmet produce, including fresh truffles, orchard fruits, and local wines.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Amenity block
  • Camp kitchen
  • BBQ
  • Playground
  • Access to Fontys Pool

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Manjimup and Things to do in Pemberton


Budget Caravan Parks South West WA

1. Maranup Ford

⭐️ RATING: 4.9/5 Stars over 120 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Bridgetown

Maranup Ford Caravan Park, near Bridgetown, is set amidst rolling hills and picturesque farmland. Explore the nearby Blackwood River, a meandering waterway perfect for kayaking, fishing, or walks along its banks.

Pet Friendly.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Amenity block
  • Camp kitchen
  • BBQs
  • Laundry

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Bridgetown


2. Lazy days Caravan Park

⭐️ RATING: 4.1/5 Stars over 200 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Busselton

Lazy Days Caravan Park in Busselton is a charming and quiet destination with well-maintained facilities and friendly staff.

The park’s convenient location makes it a great base for exploring the attractions of Busselton and the wider South West region.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Amenity block
  • Camp kitchen
  • BBQ
  • Laundry

Pet Friendly.

Nearby Attractions: Things to do in Busselton


3. Busselton Holiday Village

⭐️ RATING: 4.1/5 Stars over 130 reviews |📍 LOCATION: Busselton

This holiday park is in the heart of Busselton, just a short walk away from the renowned Busselton Jetty and captivating Underwater Observatory.

Choose from guest house accommodation, cosy chalets, onsite vans, or camping sites.

Amenities & Facilities include:

  • Amenity block
  • Camp kitchen
  • BBQs
  • Laundry
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Playground

Caravan Park Accommodation South West WA

1. Mandalay Holiday Resort, Busselton

⭐️ RATING: 9.2/10 Stars |📍 LOCATION: Busselton | ✅ Book it!

Mandalay Resort in Busselton offers a range of comfortable accommodations for individuals, couples, families, and groups. Here are the accommodation options available:

Two-Bedroom Villa: This villa features 2 TVs and a private bathroom with a spa bath. Amenities include a dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, and a balcony with outdoor seating.

Beach Cottage: The spacious and modern beach villas provide stylish furnishings, fully equipped kitchens, private bathrooms, and comfortable living areas. Enjoy your own patio overlooking the beach.

Chalets: The cosy chalets have separate bedrooms, well-equipped kitchens, and living areas, ideal for families or small groups.

Studio Cabin: These rooms provide an affordable option for couples or solo travellers and include a private bathroom and a small kitchenette.

See Prices & Availability Here


2. Turner Caravan Park

⭐️ RATING: 9.5/10 Stars |📍 LOCATION: Augusta | ✅ Book it!

If you want to stay at this Augusta holiday park but don’t want to camp, they offer accommodation to rent. Choose from three riverfront chalets, an all-access chalet and a smaller two-bedroom chalet.

The modern two-bedroom river chalets have spacious interiors, comfortable beds, and fully equipped kitchens, so you’ll feel right at home. Step outside onto your private deck and enjoy a bbq while taking in the beautiful water views.

See Prices & Availability Here


3. Riverside Cabins, Caravans & Camping Park

⭐️ RATING: 9/10 Stars |📍 LOCATION: Bunbury | ✅ Book it!

This holiday park is located on Eaton Foreshore, 8 km from the southern beachside city of Bunbury. Its features include two swimming pools, a jumping pillow, a tennis court, BBQs, and a games room.

The park offers a range of cabins, from deluxe chalets to deluxe two-bedroom villas, with comfortable beds and fully equipped kitchens.

See Prices & Availability Here