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Group Camping Tours Melbourne

If you’re considering group camping tours from Melbourne you’ll have no shortage of options. Head west along one of the world’s greatest drives in the Great Ocean Drive and stop in at the many camping sites along the way.

Or head inland to the beautiful Grampians for miles of endless forests and remote camping spots set amongst some truly spectacular scenery. Learn more about these camping destinations in our blog.

Coachhire’s bus hire services in Melbourne make the travelling part of your group camping tour hassle free. All you need to do is ensure you’ve booked your camping site well in advance because this part of the world is so beautiful everyone wants to see it.


Group Camping Tours Melbourne – Portarlington Bellarine Bayside Holiday Park

Portarlington Bellarine Bayside Holiday Park is 2 hours from Melbourne, or 28 kilometres from Geelong on the Bellarine Peninsula. The town of Portarlington is one of the many historic small towns dotted around the Victorian countryside. It’s a popular retirement destination and has a large influx of summer visitors who come here for the camping and the beachside scenery.

The camping grounds at Portarlington are in the Bayside Holiday Park. The camp is a perfect place to take children camping or for group camping tours close to Melbourne. With endless things to do, a natural environment to enjoy and the beautiful beach close at hand, it’s a perfect place for a summer camping weekend, or holiday.

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Group Camping Tours Melbourne – Cowes Caravan Park

Beautiful Phillip Island has long been a favourite destination for locals and tourists alike. It combines stunning beaches, a relaxed coastal atmosphere and penguins. Hundred of penguins! There is also no better way to enjoy Phillip Island than by camping out right alongside the beach.

The place to do this is the Cowes Caravan Park, a family-friendly, pet friendly home away from home. Relax and enjoy the friendly vibes of the place, complete with all amenities including a playground. And when the kids get sick of the playground they can head to the nearby beach for swimming, rock pooling and walks along the beach.


Group Camping Tours Melbourne - Jimmy Creek Campsite In The Grampians

The Grampians are located inland from Melbourne and offer a great alternative to coastal attractions for a group camping tour. The scenery in this part of the world has to be seen to be believed! Spectacular mountain views from the sandstone mountains, miles upon miles of old forests, massive trees, wildflowers, waterfalls, and of course diverse wildlife.

The Jimmy Creek Campsite is located in one of the remotest parts of the Grampians, making it ideal for those wanting to really get away from civilisation for a few days and commune with nature. You’ll need to take your own power, or plenty of torches but there is access to an ablution block and campfire rings.


Group Camping Tours Melbourne – Cumberland River Holiday Park

The Great Ocean Road is one of the iconic driving experiences in the world and with the multitude of great camping sites along the way it also makes for excellent group camping tours out of Melbourne.

One of the best camping grounds, the Cumberland River Holiday Park, can be found just 7 kilometres from Lorne.

Located along the banks of the Cumberland River, surrounded by towering cliffs, it’s a delightful place to head for a weekend of group camping and adventure. And adventure aplenty there is. Walking trails, coastal hikes, snorkelling, bird watching (you can also feed them), and private beaches are a few of the many things you’ll find to keep yourself, and your camping group, occupied.

Portarlington Bellarine Bayside Holiday Park Cowes Caravan Park Jimmy Creek Campsite Cumberland River Holiday Park Johanna Beach Great Ocean Walk

Group Camping Tours Melbourne – Johanna Beach Great Ocean Walk Camping Ground

Whilst you’re on a Great Ocean Road group camping tour do yourself a huge favour and don’t miss Johanna Beach Great Ocean Walk camping ground. The Hike In camp was originally built for people walking the Great Ocean Road. You don’t have to be doing that to camp here but you will need to leave your vehicle at Johanna Beach and walk in to the campsite.

There is also a main campsite some 300 metres away for those who don’t want to make the short hike to this camping ground perched high on the cliffs at Johanna Beach on Australia’s southern coastline. The panoramic views from both campsites courtesy of their cliff top locations are amazing. Miles and miles of endless ocean vistas everywhere you look. They’re both well worth a visit on any group camping tour.

No matter which way you venture on a group camping tour from Melbourne you can’t lose. With 35 national parks in the state, 25 of which permit camping, there really is no shortage of places to head to on a group camping tour. There are nearly 40 camping sites within a 100-kilometre radius of Melbourne itself alone.

So what are you waiting for! Organise your group camping tour. CoachHire can help with the transport. When you’re ready to book your coach charter in Melbourne, then contact us.

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