From the stunning coastline of the Great Ocean Road to the penguin-spotted beaches of Phillip Island, Victoria has some of the most incredible wildlife and scenery in Australia. These are the best holiday parks in Victoria to experience the states natural beauty and awesome holiday destinations. These parks were voted by our readers.
Victoria’s Best Holiday Parks
1Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon
Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon, previously known as BIG4 Beacon Resort has a list of facilities that reads like a children’s holiday wish list: indoor heated pool, jumping pillow, playground, go-kart and bike hire, tennis court, basketball court and games room. The resort is set amid native gardens, surrounded by a national marine park, just 90 minutes from Melbourne on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Parents can relax at the Mud Day Spa or at yoga and pilates classes. Voters also raved about the coffee and wine delivery service. The beach and the Point Lonsdale Markets are just a short walk away.
2BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Inverloch
The resort has an awesome water park with a tipping bucket. The splash park is heated so the kids can play all year round. The indoor pool has a shallow end for toddlers. Older kids will love the tennis courts and the TV room with air-hockey.
Whether you choose a spacious cabin, a powered or ensuite site, this park is the perfect base for exploring Wilson’s Promontory and penguin-packed Phillip Island.
=3BIG4 NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park
BIG4 NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park is a gold mine of family fun within easy walking distance of Sovereign Hill. On site, work up a sweat on the sports courts, or race the family on pedal bikes before cooling off in the solar-heated outdoor swimming pool.
The park also offers an indoor pool and playgrounds. Families will love the basketball hoop, the tennis court and the indoor heated spa. This park also has a sensory room with hammocks, cushions and calming music for children on the autism spectrum.
BIG4 NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park is an easy 1.5-hour drive from Melbourne in the middle of Ballarat’s goldfields.
=3BIG4 Taggerty Holiday Park
Enjoy a taste of the Victorian High Country at BIG4 Taggerty Holiday Park. Stay here and go hiking through the Cathedral Ranges, fish in local rivers, toboggan at Lake Mountain or splash in the waterholes at the edge of the park. Lovers of outdoor sports can use the park as a base camp for mountain biking and hiking opportunities in the ranges. There are rapids just at the end of the park.
On-site there’s a pool, jumping pillow, cricket pitch, basketball, pedal buggies, mini-golf and a fun fossil dig.
4Anglesea Family Caravan Park
Anglesea Family Caravan Park was voted one of the Best Holiday parks in Victoria because of its awesome beach and lakefront locations and family facilities. Kids will love the jumping pillow, playground, and free nine-hole mini-golf course. The outdoor heated pool has a shallow end for toddlers and the indoor spa is great in all weather.
The park reinvests all its profits back into the Anglesea community along the Great Ocean Road. The money supports conservation projects, surf schools and tourism initiatives.
5BIG4 Melbourne Holiday Park
BIG4 Melbourne Holiday Park has accommodation near the city with all the perks of a holiday park; think outdoor pool and spa, movie room, huge playground and games room all amongst nature.
From the park, you can explore the surrounding suburbs of Preston and Coburg on foot, or jump on public transport to the MCG, St Kilda or the Botanic Gardens. It’s just nine kilometres to the Melbourne CBD.
Accommodation ranges from large luxurious villas with underfloor heating and cosy spa cottages to powered and ensuite caravan and camping sites.
6BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park
BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park has come a long way since 2009. Then it was just a dusty paddock and now it’s one of the best holiday parks in Victoria.
For a unique stay, book the Safari Tents – complete with an outdoor bathtub, hanging chair and split-system heating and cooling for parents to relax. The flying fox, BMX track and adventure playground will keep kids busy all day.
Nearby the park, you can discover local offerings including surfing lessons at Ocean Grove and the Potato Shed, an arts and culture hub.
7BIG4 Wye River Holiday Park
Spanning 10 hectares along the Great Ocean Road, BIG4 Wye River Holiday Park will make you feel like you have the whole park to yourself.
With mountains as your backdrop, koalas in the trees and the surf beach on your doorstep, the great outdoors will be calling you. The park’s large open playing spaces, wildlife viewings, canoeing and bike hire will foster your outdoor adventures.
Returning inside won’t be hard when you stay in the huge Luxury Beach House (sleeps 12). Or choose from a range of two-bedroom units or powered and unpowered sites.
8BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park
Calling all adventurers. BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park is every kid’s paradise. The whole family can challenge themselves on the three-level adventure ropes course. The 11 metres high course also features a zipline.
Slow the pace with a round of mini-golf amongst some of your favourite scenes from Jurassic Park. Did we mention there was a jumping cushion and laser tag too? With so many activities, it’s easy to see why our readers voted it one of the best holiday parks in Victoria.
Get amongst nature at any of surrounding national parks, including Morwell National Park, Tarra Bulga National Park, Grand Stzelecki Track and Haunted Hills Bike Park.
9Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park
Camping without a campfire? Not if Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park has anything to do with it. Hire a fire drum for $10, they’ll deliver it and dispose of the ashes once you’re done. For the same campfire feel, curl up near the public fire place or camp lounge.
=10BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park
Just steps from Yarra Ranges National Park, BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park is immersed in natural bushland and surrounded by native wildlife. The family belle tents or glamping pods are the perfect accomodation solution for a breakaway from the city bustle.
=10All Seasons Holiday Park
Rounding off the best holiday parks in Victoria is All Seasons Holiday Park. For endless hours of fun head to the park’s huge splash park. It features three large slides and two monster soakers. The park is just 300 metres to Mildura Central Shopping Centre and 100 metres to the local bistro.
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