Take a budget break without the long drive
Camping is the ultimate budget holiday. A chance to relax, unwind and unplug from digital devices and daily life for a while.
The good news is, you don’t have the hit the road and drive for hours. There’s loads of fabulous places to camp around Midland.
So grab your sleeping bag and tent, and let’s go camping!
Here’s 5 great camping spots near Midland
- Close to home
It won’t take long to get there, but you’ll feel a million miles away at Lake Leschenaultia.
- Just a half hour’s drive away in Mundaring, this freshwater lake with sparkling white sand is a popular spot for water and wildlife lovers.
- A great family destination, the wide open campsites are a great place to enjoy swimming, bushwalking, canoeing, cycling, and b
- There’s lots of local other wildlife to be spotted, including kangaroos, possums and
- The camp ground offers hot showers, BBQs, a children’s playground and even a laundry.
- Head to the Valley
Explore your own backyard with a camping stay at Discovery Parks – Perth Vineyards in Caversham.
- Leave the housework and your worries behind for a while, and take a short trip up the road to get away from it all.
- With a range of powered and unpowered camp sites, you’ll have the comforts of home with amenities including showers and toilets, camp kitchen and BBQs, Wi-Fi, a playground, movie room and kiosk.
- While you’re getting away from it all, perhaps explore the nearby food and wine trail, Whiteman Park or Caversham Wildlife Park.
- Go down the river
Head to the forest and enjoy camping at Lane Poole Reserve.
- Just a 90 minute drive from Midland, this popular riverside spot covers more than 50,000 hectares.
- The Murray River flows through this spectacular jarrah forest and is a great spot for canoeing and kayaking.
- There are several campgrounds in Lane Poole Reserve. Each has toilets, tables, barbecues and bins, and some have drinking water and fireplaces.
- You can book online to camp in the more secluded Baden Powell campground, or the Charlies Flat, Chuditch, Stringers, Tonys Bend and Yarragil camp sites. If you’re camping with a group of friends or family the larger campground at Nanga Mill is your best option.
- Each of the campgrounds has toilets, tables, barbecues and bins. Some have drinking water and some have fireplaces, but wood is not supplied.
- Beachside bliss
Just a 45 minute drive from Midland, soak up the sun and surf at Burns Beach.
- Enjoy this spectacular coastal gem and take in the gorgeous sunsets over the ocean.
- Once a sleepy seaside village, this gem of a spot is fast gaining popularity. You’ll feel a million miles from anywhere as you laze about on the sand!
- With a range of camp sites and cabins, park facilities include an amenities block, laundry, BBQs, kiosk and café, and nearby shops. There’s also a range of attractions
- Keen bushwalkers and wildlife enthusiasts can explore nearby Yanchep National Park.
- Reach the Pinnacle
If you’re happy to travel a little further afield, the trip to Cervante Pinnacles Caravan Park is worth it.
- This secluded seaside spot is in the sleepy town of Cervantes, about a 2.5 hour drive north of Midland.
- With a range of powered and unpowered camp sites, the park is newly redeveloped and facilities include toilets and showers, laundries, camp kitchens and BBQs, as well as an onsite café and shop.
- If you’re feeling adventurous you can explore the world famous Pinnacles limestone formations at the nearby Nambung National Park, or enjoy a spot of swimming, bush walking or fishing.
- Or you can just take in the spectacular coastal view, and relax!