Camping for Christmas

Places to explore during Christmas time

As Christmas is almost here, it’s the right time to plan a special trip which you will never forget by spending some quality time with people who are really special to you. Australia is home to some of the most astonishing Christmas holiday destinations. Allow yourselves to enjoy this incredible time of year.

There are a lot of places you can explore for a nice and cozy holiday destination. We listed a few of these for you so you only have to pick a destination and rent a campervan from Camptoo. Now you can explore all the interesting routes on your own to reach your cozy destination for Christmas. This could turn out to be one of the most special ways you have celebrated Christmas.

1. The Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

How about spending the Christmas holidays at the Great Barrier Reef? This is one of the most incredible places in Australia to enjoy them. Holidaymakers from all over the world travel here to enjoy some unforgettable time with their families. Why not do it for Christmas?

The only reef of its kind, the Great Barrier Reef is the perfect choice to have a blast during Christmas. There are endless things to do. It will keep you occupied day and night. If you are in a Christmas mood then you might like to do something unique and interesting. The Great Barrier Reef is an awesome place for that. 

It’s one of nature’s natural wonders which is quite near to the city of Cairns – one of the great places in the state of Queensland. There are thousands of reefs and hundreds of islands to explore. 

Every open-minded traveler young and old have a desire of visiting the Great Barrier Reef at least once. So if you are thinking of exploring a new place during Christmas in your own backyard, think about this amazing place.

2. Canberra


Have you ever been to Canberra? You probably haven’t explored Canberra yet, Christmas holidays are the best time to do that. Canberra is known for celebrating Christmas with a lot of enthusiasm. You can feel the cheerful mood in the entire city. The houses, restaurants, hotels, and shops are all sparkling in the night. The locals really like to deck them with beautiful Christmas lights. You can shop in the city, explore its beautiful malls, and visit its remarkable gardens and museums. 

3. Busselton


Busselton is a city located 220 kilometres south-west of Perth and was one of the earliest settlements in Western Australia.

In Busselton’s calm turquoise bay you can take a 1.8-kilometre stroll or train ride over the Indian Ocean on the longest timber-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere. And below the waves, Australia’s best artificial reef can be viewed by stepping into the Underwater Observatory or getting suited up for a diving tour.

Twice voted Western Australia’s Top Tourism Town, and just a short hop from the Margaret River wine region, Busselton gives you plenty of reasons to take the 2-hour-and-40-minute drive or 50-minute flight south from Perth.

Your whole family will be happy celebrating Christmas in this incredible coastal city. It is filled with endless surprises.

4. Whitsunday Islands

Whitsunday Islands

If you like the beach, reefs, and Islands then the perfect Christmas celebration might be to head off to the Whitsunday Islands.  They consist of 74 beautiful islands. You will find an amazing type of sand here called the white sand. Snow is missing here, but the white sand makes this place truly unique and mesmerizing. You will experience one of the most sparkling sands in the Whitsunday Islands. 

Since most of the islands in this region remain untouched, you can easily find a lot of calm and serene places to enjoy your Christmas. Explore the beaches during the daytime and enjoy your dinner in some of the best open-air restaurants around.  When you enjoy your food and wine under the clear blue sky or bright stars you will have an unforgettable experience.

5. Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

If it’s too hard for you to choose between these wonderful destinations you can go and explore  Kangaroo Island on Christmas, which is a stunning place in  South Australia. The island is located southwest of Adelaide, there are many things to do for you as an explorer, especially when you arrive here during Christmas time. During Christmas, everybody wants to have a wonderful time so the vibe and energy of the Island are incredible. It’s a great time to explore nature and different kinds of animals such as the many beautiful birds, koalas, and sea lions. As an extra, there is some beautiful marine life on the island and if you are lucky you can see some penguins. You can go here for a true Aussie Christmas experience if you go to this wonderful island. 


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