Best caravan parks in Mannum

Discover the best of the South Australian Riverland when you book a caravan spot along the Murray River.

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A quick jaunt away from Adelaide, the Riverland offers up endless waterside activities to enjoy on your vacation. To slip effortlessly into this laid-back lifestyle, we've compiled a list of our top caravan parks in Mannum and beyond.

With countless riverside spots to choose from and added extras like kayak hire, boat ramps and tennis courts, your holiday in South Australia will be one to remember.

Best caravan parks in Mannum

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Mannum Riverside Caravan Park

Sitting pride of place on the banks of the Murray River, you can spend your time kayaking, sunbathing and cooking up a storm on the barby when you book a spot at this well-equipped, pet friendly campervan park.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, unpowered sites, riverview sites and cabins.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? One vehicle per accommodation reservation. Additional vehicles to be approved and may attract a fee.
  • Facilities: Camp kitchen, basketball hoop, kayak hire, pedal cart hire, playground, BBQ area, tennis court, convenience store, free Wi-Fi, ablution blocks.
  • Nearby: PS Marion, Mary Ann Reserve, Haythorpe Reserve, Murray River Cruises, Mannum Waterfalls and Mannum Golf Club.
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More caravan parks near Mannum

Within Mannum itself, you'll only find one caravan park, albeit a very well-equipped one. For added variety, we've also put together a list of caravan parks within easy reach of Mannum.

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Avoca Dell Caravan Park

Follow the river half an hour downstream from Mannum and you'll hit the quaint riverside town of Avoca Dell. Home to a small but comfortable caravan park, this is the perfect base to explore the Murray River and all of its charm.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites and cabins.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: BBQ area, firepit, dining room, camp kitchen, children's playground, 18-hole mini-golf, laundry facilities, communal toilet and shower facilities, boat ramp.
  • Nearby: River cruises, Monarto Safari Park, Sturt Reserve, Murray River, Captain's Cottage Museum, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery and Murray River Farmers Market.
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Punyelroo Caravan Park

A hidden gem on the Murray River, Punyelroo Caravan Park offers up an opportunity to leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life behind and enjoy unbeatable bird watching and peaceful fishing spots.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, unpowered sites and cabins.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: BBQ area, children's playground, boat ramp, boat shed, communal toilet and shower block, onsite store.
  • Nearby: Punyelroo Caves, Big Bend by Night, Swan Reach Golf Course, Swan Reach Museum, Murray River and Paintball Black Hill.
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Younghusband Caravan Park

With views across the river and peaceful surrounds, this caravan park is well worth the 20km detour from Mannum. Its amenities may be basic, but that's easily forgotten with just the peaceful laps of the water to send you to sleep.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, unpowered sites, ensuite sites and cabins.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: Boat ramp, communal toilet and shower facilities, coin-operated laundry facilities, games room, boat shed
  • Nearby: Bowhill, Murray River, Lowan Conservation Park, Noa-No Landing, Younghusband Nature Reserve and Mid Murraylands Scenic Drive.

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Mount Pleasant Caravan Park

Perched on the edge of the Adelaide Hills, the quiet Mount Pleasant Caravan Park sets you up perfectly for a week exploring the Murray River and the Barossa Valley wine region. Choose from unpowered or powered sites, perfect for the most modern of campervans or most compact of swags.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, unpowered site and tent sites.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: BBQ areas, children's playground, laundry facilities, dump spot, communal toilets and showers, drinking water.
  • Nearby: National Motor Museum, Mount Crawford Forest, Eden Hall Wines and the Barossa Valley Wine Region.

Which caravan parks near Mannum have cabins?

Are there BIG4 caravan parks in Mannum?

There is one BIG4 caravan park found in the heart of Mannum, with scenic sites overlooking the Murray River and amenities galore. Enjoy kayak and pedal cart hire, tennis courts and a basketball hoop without leaving the realms of Mannum Riverside Caravan Park.

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Where should I stay near Mannum in a caravan park?

  • Best for riverside spots and watersports: Mannum
  • Best for peace and quiet: Avoca Dell
  • Best for wine tours: Mount Pleasant
  • Best for low budgets: Younghusband

How much does it cost to stay in a caravan park near Mannum?

Daily rates around Mannum vary between $25 and $40 depending on the type of site you're looking for.

If you're after a caravan park that has all of your creature comforts and more, you'll need to pay for the luxury. Prices at the modern Mannum Riverside Caravan Park start from $40 a night for a powered site up to as much as $120 a night for an ensuite cabin.

How long can I stay in a caravan park near Mannum?

Most caravan parks near Mannum will let you stay for a maximum of 28 days or 4 weeks. You may be able to negotiate a longer-term deal in the low season by talking to the owners directly.

What should I consider when choosing a caravan park near Mannum?

Holidaying in South Australia's Riverland is all about making the most of the outdoors. Picking a campsite that's close to the tranquil Murray River will put you in prime position for enjoying everything the area has to offer. It's always handy to choose a caravan park in Mannum that has a boat ramp and nearby fishing spots too, like Mannum Riverside Caravan Park.

Where can I park a campervan overnight near Mannum?

To avoid any unwanted fines, you'll need to find a designated spot to spend the night in Mannum. While it's not illegal to sleep in your car in South Australia, local councils have put restrictions in place in areas near beaches, rivers and parks. Although caravan parks are a more expensive option, they have all of the amenities you'll need including water and electricity.

You may also find some campsites in the area, which usually offer up slightly more basic amenities for a lower price. You may even find a free camp or two that's free.


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