Great South West of WA

Great South West of Western Australia

A road trip is that perfect opportunity for you to make lifelong memories and step away to take some time for yourself. So, jump in the car and start exploring the great South West of Western Australia, we have the perfect road trip for you!

The Great South West Edge Drive will take you along the coastline through forests, deserts, pristine beaches, and vineyards all in around 10-12 days.

First Stop – Perth

Starting off the road trip with a stay at Karrinyup Waters Resort located not far from the CBD and just 4km from North Beach which offers great bike and walk trials for you to enjoy! Ask any of the friendly staff at our tour desk for the best advice on what not to miss! Relax on one of the many great beaches, or visit the busy city with shopping, restaurants, cinemas, museums, and galleries – everything you need to kick start a ripper Aussie road trip!

Perth to Busselton – 2.5 hours

Next stop, Busselton, just two and a half hours from Perth come and stay at Mandalay Holiday Resort for stop number 2 on this epic road trip! The famous Busselton Jetty is the longest in the southern hemisphere and is only 10 minutes for our park. Take a walk or train ride to the end of the Busselton Jetty, to the Underwater Observatory where you can see an array of colourful coral and amazing marine life or you can opt to snorkel or dive from the jetty for a closer look! Offering a range of accommodation as well as pet friendly options this park has ample facilities and amenities to ensure both young and old are well and truly entertained.

Busselton to Walpole – 3 hours

Enjoy the easy route of the South Coast Highway whilst you follow both coastal and mountain views and the home to ample wildlife species. Nestled within the tranquil Walpole Nornalup National Park, just meters from the beach and only a short drive from the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk, Coalmine Beach Holiday Park is a nature lover’s paradise! With everything from boating and sailing, fishing, bush walking and scenic drives, the outdoor adventures are endless. This park is a great place to base yourself while you embark on your wilderness wanderings.

Walpole to Cheynes – 2 hours

Up next, Cheynes Beach, a quiet holiday escape only two hours from Walpole. Cheynes Beach Caravan Park is ideally located within walking distance to beach; a protected cove, with aqua blue water perfect for swimming, fishing, or setting up for a day of relaxation. With a boat ramp onsite get out there and try and catch yourself some dinner, but not to worry if you’re unsuccessful we have a restaurant in park which undoubtedly has the best fish and chips at Cheynes Beach. As far as caravan park facilities go ours has them well and truly covered!

Cheynes to Esperance – 4.5 hours

Home to untouched islands, white sand and turquoise waters, Esperance is well worth a pit stop for a few days. Four and a half hours from Cheynes Beach, Esperance Bay Holiday Park is a great spot to relax and unwind while you take a break from the road. Located walking distance to the town centre and spend an afternoon exploring the string of jaw dropping beaches including Blue Haven Beach and Twilight Cove, a popular hangout spot for Australia’s very own, Kangaroos. The town offers many guided tours, but we highly recommend a four-wheel drive tour, venture off the beaten track to find numerous hidden gems. Our undercover BBQ area is a great place to meet up at the end of the day and meet fellow travellers and discuss the beautiful Esperance area.

Albany to Margaret River – 4 hours

Margaret River Tourist Park is set amongst beautiful big old shade trees, directly in the heart of Margaret River Western Australia. Known for its craft breweries, boutiques and surrounding award-winning wineries and beaches that are admired around the world. This region is the quintessential Western Australia Holiday Destination so kick back and soak up the views and untouched natural beauty of these pristine pockets of coastal bliss. Nearing towards the end of your trip this park has everything to keep you going for the last few days, from BBQ areas, indoor camp kitchen, laundry facilities etc. it is the perfect home away from home. 

Margaret River to Mandurah – 2.5 hours

For those who love the feeling of being near the water Mandurah Caravan and Tourist Park is a dream destination for your next stop. Just two and a half hours from Margaret River, set up and relax under the shady trees and enjoy the peaceful bush surrounds. Known for the Peel-Harvey Estuary, which is twice the size of Sydney Harbour and boasts an abundance of wildlife and picturesque beaches. With one of Australia’s healthiest populations of dolphins been sure to keep an eye out to see these majestic creatures play right in front of your eyes. Cast a line and enjoy a day on the water fishing for Blue Swimmer Crabs for you to cook up in our camp kitchen that night. Once you’ve enjoyed the day’s activities, make sure you join us at our Happy Hour Bar, kick your feet up and share your adventures with other guests.

Margaret River to Fremantle – 1 hour

After what would be called a trip of a lifetime we are now at your final destination, Fremantle Village Caravan ParkLocated just 3km from the charming port city of Fremantle, take a break before heading back to the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Stroll along the boardwalk and find yourself a Bathers Beach or take in the street buzz with buskers, street art and trendy bars and cafes! Boasting comfortable accommodation and outstanding park facilities, this is the perfect way to end your road trip!

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and hit the road! Explore our parks in Western Australia and book your stays now!

Choose your parks

In the heart of Albany, with sporting facilities and a range of tourist attractions on its doorstep, Albany Gardens Tourist Park is the ideal place from which to explore the historical coastal region. From world-class wines to whaling history and beautiful beaches and national park, Albany is the quintessential WA holiday experience. Set in a lush caravan park setting, Albany Gardens Tourist Park offers resort-style facilities, including swimming pool, bouncing pillow, BBQ and pizza oven, complimentary WiFi and friendly customer service. From sites set under mature trees to 1-bedroom, family, access and dog-friendly chalets, there’s accommodation for all tastes and budgets at our holiday park.
Take in the spectacular and unspoilt natural landscape of Cheynes Beach, a 45 minute drive from Albany and an hour from the Stirling Ranges on Western Australia’s southern coast. Cheynes Beach Caravan Park features great modern amenities and facilities including caravan and camping sites as well as a selection of cabins, a camp kitchen, communal gas BBQ’s and onsite shop that stocks basic groceries, fuel and liquor. Together with beach launch and onsite takeaway with the best fish and chips in town, your holiday needs are sorted at Cheynes Beach Caravan Park.
Western Australia’s south west is known as a nature lover’s paradise and the Walpole wilderness region is a highlight. Consisting of coastlines, soaring forests, freshwater river systems, and astonishing native flora and fauna, it’s the perfect place to get back to nature. At Coalmine Beach Holiday Park, caravanners and campers can enjoy powered bushland campsites, and families and couples will enjoy fantastic chalets, cabins and luxury glamping tents. An ideal location for exploring this incredible region and just steps from the beach, embark on your wilderness wanderings at Coalmine Beach Holiday Park.
With turquoise swimming and diving beaches and fishing on the doorstep, Esperance Bay Holiday Park in WA is an idyllic seaside destination. The park has well-appointed 1 and 2-bedroom self-contained units with linen supplied to pre-booked beds. There is also one budget cabin with kitchen and shared bathroom along with dog friendly caravan sites. Esperance Bay Holiday Park provides guests with excellent park facilities and amenities, including playground, undercover BBQ, camp kitchen, laundry and sparkling bathroom amenities.
Fremantle Village
WA South Fremantle
Dogs Allowed
Make Fremantle Village your home base to explore this popular Australian holiday destination. Offering cabins, chalets and dog friendly caravan sites, just 3 kilometres from the centre of Fremantle and a 400 metre walk to the beach. It’s connected to the city via cycle ways, walkways and a 15 minute walk to the free bus service popular among visitors to Fremantle. At this caravan park you’ll find all types of accommodation, including charming A-frame chalets with their mezzanine level bedrooms and front verandas. There’s free Wi-Fi throughout, tour desk and onsite kiosk / store. Amazing Rottnest Island is just a ferry ride away – catch the free Rottnest Shuttle service to the ferry depot. Other options include swimming at beautiful Bathers Beach, strolling through the Fremantle Markets, and exploring Discover the WA Maritime Museum, WA Shipwreck Museum and Fremantle Arts Centre.
Karrinyup Waters Resort is a holiday and caravan park in WA, a short journey to the beach and just 14km from the Perth city centre. Catering to all sizes of holiday groups, there are plenty of cabins to choose from. Karrinyup Waters Resort offers caravans placed front-on to the tranquil pond which adorns the centre of the holiday park, and all sites benefit from lush grass and shady trees. Guests just love the heated swimming pool and spa area, which is one of the largest of its type in Perth. There’s plenty of decking and shaded seating around the pool, for the most relaxing holiday set-up. Journey into inner-city Perth to enjoy the vast number of restaurants, museums, cafes, galleries and shopping areas. Explore Kings Park and Botanic Garden, 400 hectares of tranquil parkland, bushland and botanic garden. Karrinyup Waters Resort makes all this accessible with handy public transport nearby. Or pop across to the beach which is only 4km from the resort and spend another day on the sands.
Mandalay Holiday Resort
WA Broadwater
No Dogs Allowed
Mandalay Holiday Resort and Tourist Park is the perfect beachside getaway the whole family can enjoy. If you’re looking for Busselton accommodation or Busselton caravan parks, Mandalay Holiday Resort and Tourist Park offers fully accessible, dog-friendly powered sites* and fantastic facilities to entertain all ages. Children can enjoy adventure playgrounds, swimming pools and a jumping pillow, and staff can help plan fantastic day trips into the Margaret River region.
Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park offers quality accommodation in Mandurah for your coastal getaway. It’s a great dog-friendly holiday spot the entire family can enjoy. The park is close to local shops, the Serpentine River and the Peel-Harvey Estuary. Guests can choose from self-contained cabin accommodation and caravan and camping sites, and enjoy swimming pools, a playground, a giant bouncing pillow and a fantastic all weather camp kitchen.
Mandurah Twin Waters Caravan Park
WA Dawesville, Mandurah
Dogs Allowed
Nestled between Melros Beach and the Estuary at Mandurah, Western Australia, Mandurah Twin Rivers Caravan Park has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. With boat ramp, golf course, bowling club, galleries, markets, restaurants and shops on the doorstep, it’s a fabulous spot from which to explore the region. The park features a swimming pool, playground, undercover BBQ, pizza oven and a crab cooker for Mandurah’s famous blue manna crabs. You can even bring your boat and dogs are welcome by arrangement on the shady camp sites. The park has accommodation for all budgets, including a newly renovated 4-bedroom home or 1-2- bedroom chalets.
Margaret River Tourist Park
WA Margaret River
Dogs Allowed
Margaret River Tourist Park is a great option for family in the stunning Margaret River region. With everything from small cottages to deluxe cabins and campsites to caravan pads available, you’ll find the right spot to base yourself for your Margaret River holiday. Spend your days touring wineries, breweries, beaches and national parks, before coming ‘home’ to unwind at Margaret River Tourist Park.
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