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24 Best Kid Friendly Holiday Parks in Victoria

Heading to a top holiday park for your next family trip isn’t just affordable, it’s fun too! 

Holiday parks have plenty of facilities for families and kids to enjoy, including jumping pillows, swimming pools and sports courts.

Depending on where you’d like to venture, this list of the best holiday parks Victoria has to offer will take you right around our amazing state.

Many of the holiday parks fill up quickly, so I recommend booking in advance to secure the best site at your preferred location.

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Family Holiday Parks Victoria

1. Big4 Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon

Popular with kids and parents alike, Big4 Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon (formerly BIG4 Beacon Resort) has plenty to offer.

Kids love their indoor pool, jumping pillow, playground, go-karts and bike hire.

Parents love the Mud Day Spa, yoga and pilates classes, coffee and wine delivery service.

Families enjoy the proximity to the beach, Point Lonsdale Markets, on-site tennis courts and national marine park surroundings.

Accommodation options include rooms, suites, villas, cabins and powered sites sleeping between 2 and 8 people.

Read more about things to do in Queenscliff with kids.

Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon, 78 Bellarine Highway Queenscliff, 03 5258 1133

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2. BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Inverloch 

Visit Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory for a fun-packed holiday based at BIG4 Inverloch Holiday Park.  

This park is one of the best Big 4 Victoria has to offer. Kids will love the on-site heated splash park with tipping bucket, indoor pool, tv-room and tennis courts. Accommodation options include cabins that sleep up to 8, powered sites and ensuite sites.

You can even stay in a glamping tent at Big 4 Inverloch

Read more about things to do in Phillip Island with kids.

Big4 Ingenia Holidays Inverloch, 2 Cuttriss Street, Inverloch, 03 5674 1447

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3. NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park

You can walk to Sovereign Hill from NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park! Choose to stay on a powered site or in a cabin.

The park itself is a gold mine of fun with playgrounds, sports courts including a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool, indoor pool and heated spa.

Children with sensory needs can use the sensory room with hammocks, cushions and calming music.

Read more about things to do in Ballarat with kids.

NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park, 108 Clayton Street, Ballarat Central, 03 5330 8000

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4. BIG4 Taggerty Holiday Park

On the banks of the Acheron river, BIG4 Taggerty Holiday Park is the perfect location to enjoy the Victorian High Country. Depending on the season you can hike through the Cathedral Ranges, fish in the local river or toboggan on Lake Mountain

Adventure in the waterholes at the edge of the park and rapids at the end of the park. Or on site there is a pool, jumping pillow, fossil dog, pedal buggies, basketball and cricket pitch.

Accommodation options include camping and caravan sites as well as cabins (sleeping 4 – 8 people).

BIG4 Taggerty Holiday Park, 3380 Maroondah Highway, Taggerty, 03 5774 7263

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5. Anglesea Family Caravan Park

Choose to relax or choose to play, it’s up to you. Swim in our flash indoor water complex, complete with waterslide, waterfall and wet play area. Enjoy our new adventure playground, cinema room with Foxtel, free games room, giant outdoor chess set and other amenities – they are divine!

Say hello to our visiting kangaroos, bounce on the Jumping Pillow or have fun in the indoor playroom. Family owned for over 30 years, BIG4 Anglesea Family Caravan Park is a holiday you won’t want to end!

Also, try to check out Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Icecreamery at Bellbrae which is located 5 minutes away.

Read more about things to do on the Surf Coast with kids.

Anglesea Family Caravan Park, 35 Cameron Road Anglesea, 03 5295 1900

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6. BIG4 Melbourne Holiday Park

Stay just 9km from Melbourne CBD at BIG4 Melbourne Holiday Park. You can jump on public transport and travel to all the sights and sounds of Melbourne or explore surrounding Preston and Coburg on foot.

Accommodation includes large luxurious villas and spa cottages as well as unpowered, powered and ensuite caravan and camping sites. 

Kids will enjoy the outdoor pool, playground, games and movie rooms.

Read more about the 100 best things to do in Melbourne with kids.

BIG4 Melbourne Holiday Park, 265 Elizabeth Street, Coburg, 1800 802 678

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7. BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park

For accommodation that is consistently named among the best family caravan parks in Victoria, stay on the Bellarine Peninsula at BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park. Equipped with a flying fox, BMX track and adventure playground the kids (young and old!) will have a ball. 

For an extra adventure, book one of their glamping Safari Tents, or there are camping and caravan sites.

You’ll be close to surfing lessons at Ocean Grove and art and culture hub the Potato Shed.

Read more about things to do in Queenscliff with kids.

BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park, 1801 Bellarine Highway, Bellarine, 1800 455 591

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8. BIG4 Wye River Holiday Park

With a massive ten hectares on the Great Ocean Road, BIG4 Wye River Holiday Park has no shortage of space for visitors seeking a true getaway.

There is plenty of open space to play in, wildlife to spot and you can canoe or hire a bike.

Accommodation options include the spacious luxury beach house, sleeping 12, as well as two and three bedroom units, powered and unpowered sites.

Read more about things to do in Lorne with kids, which is just 30 minutes away.

BIG4 Wye River Holiday Park, 25 Great Ocean Road, Wye River, 03 5289 0241

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9. Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park is a perfect place to stay and explore the Grampians. 

When the evening cools down, there’s nothing that screams camping more than foraging for some twigs to roast marshmallows and you can even bring your own marshmallow toasting forks. Check the range of high-quality telescopic marshmallow roasting sticks now available for purchase.

You can also hire a fire drum for $10 or use the public fire place.

Accommodation includes powered and unpowered sites, cabins and multiple glamping options including safari and bell tents.

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park, 23-27 Tymna Drive, Halls Gap, 03 5356 4281

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10. BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park

If you want a luxury stay away from the city, the BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park has cabins, powered camping sites, family bell tents and glamping pods just steps from the Yarra Ranges National Park and surrounded by wildlife.

Amenities at the park include laundry facilities, a common area, a camp kitchen with microwave and fridge, two tennis courts, a pump track, a jump pad, a communal fire pit and an outdoor swimming pool. Read my full review of  BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park.

Read more about things to do in the Yarra Valley with kids.

BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park, 419 Don Road, Badger Creek, 03 5962 4328

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11. Cumberland River Holiday Park

About 10 minutes south of Lorne on the Great Ocean Road is Cumberland River Holiday Park.  Its location is scenic and a perfect base for exploring the Great Ocean Road, surfing, swimming or fishing.

Accommodation options include riverside campsites, safari tents and cabins. Each site has a drum on it to use as a campfire or barbecue.

Read more about things to do in Lorne with kids.

Cumberland River Holiday Park, 2680 Great Ocean Road, Lorne, 03 5289 1790, stay@cumberlandriver.com.au

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12. Discovery Parks – Geelong

Discovery Parks Geelong is set alongside the Barwon River and is just 5 minutes from the Geelong CBD. Venture out and about or take advantage of the park swimming pool and playground.

There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from with ensuite sites, powered sites and cabins that sleep 2 to 8 people. Guests have access to barbeque, camp kitchen and laundry facilities.

Read more about things to do in Geelong with kids.

Discovery Parks Geelong, 59 Barrabool Road Belmont, 1800 336 225, geelong@discoveryparks.com.au

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13. Discovery Parks – Lake Hume

Stay at this resort style park by Lake Hume, where you can hire a boat at the lake, swim or fish. It’s only a few hours from Melbourne and Canberra, making it a great location to meet family and friends, or a base to explore the Albury Wodonga region.

Kids will enjoy the park’s bouncing pillow, pool, tennis court, playground and spa. Accommodation options include powered and unpowered camping sites, ensuite sites and cabins that sleep up to 8. Park facilities include a camp kitchen, barbecue and kiosk/store.

Discovery Parks Lake Hume, 33 Boathaven Road, Ebden, lakehume@discoveryparks.com.au

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14. NRMA Echuca Holiday Park

Stay in historical Echuca right next to the mighty Murray River, where you can ride on a paddle steamer or launch your boat from the boat ramp. At the park, kids will enjoy the playground, tennis court, basketball pad, swimming pool and recreation room. There is also a barbecue, camp kitchen and laundry.

Accommodation options include powered sites, unpowered sites and cabins. 

NRMA Echuca Holiday Park, 52 Crofton Street, Echuca, 03 5482 2157, info@echucaholiday.com.au

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15. NRMA Port Campbell Holiday Park

Travel the Great Ocean Road and stay at NRMA Port Campbell Holiday Park. There’s plenty to explore nearby, with the Twelve Apostles, fishing at Campbells Creek and an array of local beaches.

Accommodation includes two bedroom cabins, villas and studios, as well as powered sites for caravans and camping. Facilities include free wifi, a camp kitchen, barbecues, a gym, a kiosk, a games room and school holiday activities.

NRMA Port Campbell Holiday Park, 30 Morris Street, Port Campbell, 03 5598 6492, info@pchp.com.au

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16. NRMA Portland Bay Holiday Park

Explore Victoria’s Discovery Coast from NRMA Portland Bay Holiday Park. It’s located on a clifftop that overlooks Portland Bay, with plenty to explore in the historic town.

Accommodation options include powered, unpowered and ensuite sites, as well as cabins. There are plenty of facilities with free wifi, a camp kitchen, convenience store, a children’s playground, school holiday activities and even chickens with eggs available for guests!

NRMA Portland Bay Holiday Park, 184 Bentinck Street, Portland, 03 5523 1487, manager@portlandbayhp.com.au

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17. Park Lane Holiday Park Phillip Island

Located in a spacious bush setting, only 2.5 mi from Cowes and close to the Penguin Parade, Seal Rocks and the Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island Park Lane Holiday Park is just across the road from the Koala Conservation Center. Stunning beaches where you can enjoy swimming or surfing are less than 5 minutes’ drive away. All chalets offer a patio. Free parking is available.

Each self-contained chalet offers a private entrance and a TV at Phillip Island Park Lane Holiday Park. A microwave, refrigerator, stove top and electric kettle are also offered. Select chalets provide a TV with a DVD player and fully equipped kitchen. The studio motel rooms are all on the ground floor and have an ensuite, kettle, toaster and bar fridge.

Guests can enjoy billiards and table tennis at the on-site game room at Phillip Island Park Lane Holiday Park. BBQ facilities and a children’s playground are featured. Laundry facilities is also available.

Read more about things to do on Phillip Island with kids.

Park Lane Holiday Park Phillip Island, 1825 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, 03 5952 2020, phillipisland@parklanegroup.com.au

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18. Apex River Beach Holiday Park

Close to the centre of Mildura, the Apex River Beach Holiday Park is set on a generous twenty five acres next to a sandy beach on the Murray River and the state forest.

Families will enjoy fishing, swimming, bird watching and bush walking in the local area. There are also National Parks, golf courses and wineries nearby.

Accommodation options include cabins, camping and caravan sites. Families travelling with their dog can take advantage of the pet friendly cabins and hydrobath. Park facilities include barbecues, camp kitchen, boat ramp and campfires.

Read more about things to do in Mildura with kids.

Apex Riverbeach Holiday Park, 435 Cureton Ave, Mildura, 03 5023 6879, holiday@apexriverbeach.com.au

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19. Riverglen Holiday Park

Head to the Riverglen Holiday Park to stay within minutes of Geelong CBD and the popular (and lovely) Eastern Beach. You can explore the local beaches and Geelong’s attractions (including the popular Children’s Museum MoPA) or head down the Great Ocean Road to explore the many beautiful towns and beaches.

Accommodation includes the comfortable air-conditioned cedar cottages, ensuite sites, caravan and tent sites in a pleasant park setting. Guests can use the facilities including camp kitchen, barbecue area, swimming pool and playground.

Read more about things to do in Geelong with kids.

Riverglen Holiday Park, 75 Barrabool Road, Belmont, 03 5243 5505, riverglenhp@bigpond.com

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20. BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Phillip Island

Camping at Ingenia Holidays Phillip Island is one of the best caravan parks for kids to have fun! With a beachfront location alongside a natural bush setting, there’s also a games room, jumping pillow, basketball ring, playground and more. Or you can head out of the park to explore the island.

Accommodation includes cabins and caravan or camping sites.

Read more about things to do on Phillip Island with kids.

BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Phillip Island Caravan Park, 24 Old Bridge Drive, Newhaven, 03 5956 7227

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21. Wonthaggi Park Lane Holiday Park

Wonthaggi Park Lane Holiday Park is a tranquil caravan park with indoor pool and air-conditioned accommodations in Wonthaggi, 16 miles from Newhaven Yacht Squadron. Private parking is available on site at this sustainable property. Guests can access the campground via private entrance.

A mini-market is available at the campground.

Wonthaggi Park Lane Holiday Park, 245 Graham Street, Wonthaggi, 03 5672 1798

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22. BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane Holiday Park

BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane Holiday Park features a hot tub and air-conditioned guest accommodations in Bendigo, 3.7 miles from Bendigo Marketplace, 3.9 miles from Ulumbarra Theatre and 3.9 miles from Rosalind Park.

The resort village has a seasonal outdoor pool.

Read more about things to do on Bendigo with kids.

BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane Holiday Park, 761 McIvor Highway, Junortoun, 03 5449 3335


23. BIG4 Shepparton Park Lane Holiday Park

Offering an outdoor swimming pool and a children’s playground with a jumping pillow, BIG4 Shepparton Park Lane Holiday Park is located Kialla. All rooms include a balcony and a flat-screen TV.

The property also features a mini market, a tire maze, a games room and BBQ facilities. Free parking is provided.

BIG4 Shepparton Park Lane Holiday Park, 7835 Goulburn Valley Highway, 3631 Shepparton, 03 5823 1576


24. BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park

BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park is home to Parky’s Fun Park which features an Adventure Ropes Course, Laser Tag and Mini Golf. Parky’s Fun Park tickets can be purchased half price for all in-park guests. The park is also home to Parky’s Wonderland Indoor Play Center, which is free to all park guests. Guests also enjoy an outdoor children’s playground and pedal go-karts.

Guests can take a day trip to Tarra Bulga National Park, Mt Baw Baw and the historic town of Walhalla.

BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park, 5353 Princes Highway, 3844 Traralgon, 03 5174 6749


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