River-edge breaks have high rewards: visual appeal, the ability to create instant relaxation, convenience of an aquatic playground at your back gate, and more.
Looking for somewhere to stay? These inviting riverside accommodation options are sure to tempt.
It’s time to check out the scene from where you’d rather be…
This popular Batemans Bay holiday park is perched on the Clyde River’s northern shores, just minutes from the town centre. Glorious water views stretch far and wide.
Lining the banks of the Clarence River near Grafton and with ample riverfront accommodation, this spacious park is the perfect place to settle in for a Northern Rivers getaway.
With a setting overlooking the Edward River, BIG4 Deniliquin provides the simplest access to various water leisure aided by a pontoon boat for hire. The park’s various riverfront cabins are mightily appealing, too.
Technically, this park is positioned on the shores of an inlet – Wagonga Inlet, to be exact. Yet for its mesmerising waterfront location, alongside a feast of fabulous in-park features, we thought BIG4 Narooma warranted a spot on this list.
Set on the Clyde River, this pretty park is surrounded by water on three sides, enhancing the area’s already peaceful ambience. There’s plenty of on-site entertainment, too.
A spot on the banks of the Peel River greets guests to this top-class Tamworth holiday park. BIG4 Paradise Tamworth features ample riverside space well-suited to walks and is just 1km to the CBD.
This resort has nabbed more than 1km of prime river frontage. Enjoy a luxurious Bulahdelah accommodation option that overlooks Myall River, which is ripe for aquatic adventures.
This park offers the perfect place to stay right on the Murray River. Positioned in a naturally ambient bush setting, enjoy the peace and tranquillity beside the magnificent red gums.
With the Murrumbidgee River at its back door, the scene is set for a memorable break. The Murrumbidgee invites an assortment of aquatic adventures and doubles as the ideal setting for witnessing a stunning sunset or sunrise.
The setting here is actually alongside a passage; a narrow waterway that offers all the calm charm of a river. Admire sparkling views of Pumicestone Passage from this well-positioned holiday park and take advantage of easy access to a bounty of aquatic activities it invites.
BIG4 Innisfail fringes the South Johnstone River, and a scenic riverside walkway links the tranquil park with the town centre and its many eye-catching art deco buildings, only 2km away.
This popular High Country holiday park is surrounded by a treasure-chest of magnificent scenery, which is only enhanced by a setting that delivers direct access to Ovens River.
The best of both worlds - a short stroll from the beach and on the banks of the Surry River, this park offers stunning views of the lush surrounding bushland and the river itself.
This Murray River holiday park is perfectly placed for guests to take in the charm of the famous waterway. Enjoy riverside camping or admire it all from an enticing cabin where paddlesteamer spotting is firmly on the menu.
This shade-filled park is spotted on the banks of the Goulburn River, which enriches the laidback ambience and adds to its scenic surrounds. Yet, conveniently, Seymour is reached within a 90min drive of Melbourne.
A setting within a valley backdropped by an imposing range and alongside the flowing Acheron River makes Taggerty a hidden gem that deserves endless exposure. The Acheron flows directly through the park and caters to a variety of water-based fun.
Wye River meanders through gorgeous mountain-clad surrounds before merging with a beautiful, sheltered beach only 100m or so from the park entrance along the famous Great Ocean Road. Glorious.
Technically, BIG4 Yarra Valley neighbours a creek rather than a river. But the beauty of Badger Creek and the wider bushland setting of this first-rate park ensures it deserves mention here.
Ideally located right on the Tamar estuary with an abundance of wildlife right on your doorstep. Head to the Tamar Valley for great wineries, stunning scenery and great attractions.