Camping in Tathra and Merimbula

Merimbula has a lot of beaches, waterways, boardwalks and bush walks. The town is large enough to have everything you need, so you can restock the camper van pantry, and yet it is surrounded with natural beauty, beaches and waterways.

Merimbula Beach NRMA Holiday Park

Why it passes muster:

  • It is camper van friendly
  • It is in a beautiful location on a headland
  • It scores more than 4 stars on Trip Advisor


  • Toilets
  • Hot showers
  • Camp kitchen
  • Picnic tables
  • Under cover BBQ area
  • Laundry
  • Heated resort style pool
  • Children’s wading pool and fountains
  • Jumping pillow
  • Children’s playground
  • Bikes and go karts for hire
  • Kids activities program
  • Cheeky Mango Cafe
  • Games room with table tennis and a pool table
  • Tennis court
  • Sand volleyball court
  • TV room

What makes it special?

It is perched on a headland with spectacular ocean views. There are cliff-top sites available to be sure you get uninterrupted ocean views from your camper van. The caravan park is also adjacent to a little beach.

Rates: $30 – $48

Tura Beach at Merimbula, NSW, Australia
Tura Beach near Merimbula, NSW
Merimbula caravan park, NSW, Australia
Merimbula Beach NRMA Holiday Park
The pool at Merimbula Beach NRMA Holiday Park

Tathra Beach

Tathra is surrounded by natural beauty with Mimosa Rocks National Park to the north and Bournda National Park to the south. It is home to many seabirds such as the endangered Little Tern and an abundance of wildlife.

 Tathra Beachside

Why it passes muster:

  • Camper van friendly
  • On the beach
  • It scores more than 4 stars on Trip Advisor


  • Toilets
  • Hot showers
  • Laundry (coin operated)
  • Pool
  • Waterpark
  • Drinking water
  • Free WiFi
  • Large camp kitchen with fire pit, oven, cooktop, microwaves, sinks, refrigerator, and coffee making.
  • Free BBQs
  • Picnic tables
  • Fire pit (for toasting marshmallows and such)
  • Family bathroom
  • Dog wash
  • Dump point for camper vans with toilet and shower.

What makes it special?

Tathra Beachside is a beachfront family-friendly and pet-friendly caravan park with great facilities. It’s also close to a café, sushi bar and other shops. There are activities such as wood-fired pizza night, fire roasted potato night, and kids activities such as pirate parties and juggling. Nearby is 50 km of mountain bike trails, good beaches, and excellent fishing from the nearby wharf.

Rates: From $35

Tathra beach, NSW, Australia
Tathra Beach, NSW
tathra beach family Park
Tathra Beach Family Park, on the beach at Tathra, NSW

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Happy camping!

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