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20 Best Kid Friendly Holiday Parks

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

Holiday parks have plenty of facilities for families and kids to enjoy with jumping pillows, swimming pools and sports courts to name a few. It’s also highly likely your children will meet new friends to play with.

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

Some of the locations fill up quickly though, so I recommend booking in advance to secure the best site at your preferred location.

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Holiday Parks for Families

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.

Book the Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon

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.  

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.

Book the BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Inverloch

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

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3. BIG4 NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park

You can walk to Sovereign Hill from BIG4 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.

Book the BIG4 NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park

BIG4 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).

Book the BIG4 Taggerty Holiday Park

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

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5. Anglesea Family Caravan Park

Crowd favourite Anglesea Family Caravan Park has beach and lakefront locations. Family facilities include a jumping pillow, playground, nine hole mini golf, outdoor heated pool and indoor pool.

The park prides itself in investing profits back into the community; including conservation projects, tourism initiatives and surf schools.

Accommodation options include powered sites, cabins, cottages and even two dog friendly cabins. The dog friendly cabins sleep up to 4 humans, plus your dog, and have a fenced outdoor area for your pooch’s safety.

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

Book the Anglesea Family Caravan Park

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.

Book the BIG4 Melbourne Holiday Park

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

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7. BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park

Stay on the Bellarine Peninsula at BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park, equipped with a flying fox, BMX track and adventure playground. 

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.

Book BIG4 Bellarine Holiday Park

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.

Book BIG4 Wye River Holiday Park

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.  You can 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.

Book Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park

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.

Book BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park
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.

Book Cumberland River Holiday Park

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.

Book Discovery Parks Geelong

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.

Book Discovery Parks Lake Hume

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. 

Book NRMA Echuca Holiday Park

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.

Book NRMA Port Campbell Holiday Park

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!

Book NRMA Portland Bay Holiday Park

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

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17. A Maze’N Things Holiday Park

A Maze’N Things Holiday Park is in a bush setting on Phillip Island, close to the Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre, Seal Rocks and Cowes town centre. Kids will enjoy the playground and swimming pool.

The camp kitchen includes a wood-fired pizza oven and there’s wifi as well as a games room and laundry facilities to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Accommodation includes a motel, cabins, camp and caravan sites.

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

Book A Maze’N Things Holiday Park

A Maze’N Things Holiday Park, 1825 Phillip Island Road, Cowes, 03 5952 2020, maze@amazenthings.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.

Book Apex River Beach Holiday Park

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.

Book Riverglen Holiday Park

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

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20. BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Phillip Island

Camping with kids at Ingenia Holidays Phillip Island Caravan Park is lots of 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.

Book BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Phillip Island

Big4 Ingenia Holidays Phillip Island Caravan Park, 24 Old Bridge Drive, Newhaven, 03 5956 7227

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Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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