Family Summer Getaways

Summer holidays are all about soaking up the summer sun when the days a longer and the nights are balmy

Summer Getaway Ideas for the Whole Family

The annual summer holiday is something the whole family looks forward to. A break from the everyday stresses of life and a chance to have some good old-fashioned family fun. Check out our summer holiday ideas for your next vacay.

The annual summer holiday is something the whole family looks forward to. A break from the everyday stresses of life and a chance to have some good old-fashioned family fun.

Summer holidays are all about soaking up the summer sun when the days a longer and the nights are balmy, embracing the sound of children’s laugher along with a chorus of cicadas and breathing in that salty sea breeze.

Tasman Holiday Parks has caravan parks across Australia that are perfect for that summer holiday with the family. There is something for everyone with plenty of things to entertain the whole family. Check out our summer holiday ideas for your next vacay.

Jervis Bay, NSW Coast

When it comes to a summer holiday you can’t go past Jervis Bay on the south coast of New South Wales. Only a three-hour drive from Sydney, crystal blue waters and white sandy beaches await you. The littlies will enjoy splashing around in the gentle cool water and building sandcastles whilst the bigger kids will enjoy the insta-worthy beaches and a little time to themselves.

The tranquil beaches of Jervis Bay provide the perfect playground for swimming, paddle boarding, snorkelling, diving, kayaking whale and dolphin watching and more. On land, there are plenty of nature walks, cycling tracks, restaurants cafes and wineries.

Tasman Holiday Parks – Myola

Tasman Holiday Parks – Myola is the perfect accommodation in the Jervis Bay area. It has all the comforts of home with a range of refurbished cabins.

For those that prefer the great outdoors, there are powered and unpowered campsites for caravans or tents. There are plenty of fantastic amenities including a swimming pool, tennis court and playground – the kids will be happy to explore the park as they please

Nambucca Heads, NSW Coast

Nambucca Heads is a laid-back coastal town on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. There are plenty of uncrowded beaches and rivers to spend your summer days frolicking in the water, fishing, paddleboarding, kayaking, surfing, snorkelling, or waterskiing.

The whole family will love exploring the national parks Yarriabini National Park and Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park. Take a stroll along the break wall where you will find Nambucca’s legendary V-Wall Outdoor Gallery. Years of stories and holiday memories are displayed colourfully on every rock with the sparkling blue waters as a backdrop.

Head up to Captain Cook Lookout to take in spectacular views of Scotts Head and down along the Nambucca River and beyond. A great place to spot whales as they pass through these waters.

Tasman Holiday Parks – Nambucca Heads

When looking for the best Nambucca Heads accommodation you can’t go wrong with Tasman Holiday Parks – Nambucca Heads, the only caravan park located right on the beach. The kids will have endless fun at the park attractions such as the water slides, swimming pool, jumping pillow, playground, games room and more.

The park is filled with colourful accommodation to suit every family and budget. This includes a variety of well-appointed, modern cabins, budget accommodation, camping and large powered sites for caravans, motorhomes and campertrailers.

St Helens, TAS North-East Coast

St Helens is the perfect place to unplug your devices and connect with nature. It’s the largest town on Tasmania’s northeast coast and is a popular destination for recreational fishing, scuba diving and sampling the local seafood. There are also plenty of hiking and mountain bike trails that wind through an ancient forest.

St Helens is only a stone’s throw away from the turquoise blue waters of the Bay of Fires, rated as one of Lonely Planet’s top ten regions in the world. This picturesque tourist attraction is lined with bright orange lichen-covered granite boulders that glow under the sun. It’s the perfect place to tune out and embrace nature.

Tasman Holiday Parks – St Helens

For a place to stay, Tasman Holiday Parks – St Helens offers state-of-the-art accommodation in a prime location. It overlooks the stunning Georges Bay on the northeast coast of Tasmania. This St Helens accommodation offers a modern designed cabin or studio, and spacious caravan or campsites. There are also rooms for your fur babies as this is a pet friendly caravan park.

Enjoy the caravan parks’ large camp kitchen, spacious and clean amenities, kids’ facilities, and a popular onsite restaurant, serving a delicious menu accompanied by stunning views of the bay. It’s conveniently located near town, with local wineries, pristine beaches and bays, historic attractions, and more.

Moama, NSW Murray River Region

For an inland summer holiday, the Murray River is a fantastic spot to spend quality time with the family. Enjoy the great outdoors on the Murray River offering a cool retreat from the warm summer sun.

Spend your days kayaking, paddleboarding, boating, and swimming, and by night, marvel at the sky as the stars light up the summer nights. For a different water activity, the kids will love Aqua Island, an enormous, floating playground with fun obstacles to conquer.  

If you prefer to stay dry there is plenty of things to do on land. Go bush and explore the largest forest of Red River Gums. There are many walking and cycling tracks to explore, getting you and the family back to nature.

Tasman Holiday Parks – Moama on the Murray

For Murray River waterfront accommodation, Tasman Holiday Parks – Moama on the Murray is the perfect place to stay. Nestled within 130 acres of a serene bushland setting, there is plenty of space to relax and enjoy the peaceful and quiet surroundings or exciting adventures on offer. The on-site facilities are a child’s wonderland. There is a swimming pool, animal farm, Jurassic Water Park, pedal cars, ninja course and more – the kids will never want to leave the caravan park.

Accommodation options include one, two or three bedroom villas, or you can make the most of the magnificent bush setting and try out glamping at the Talo Retreat.