Best caravan parks in Port Hughes

Find your piece of paradise in this historic town on the Yorke Peninsula.

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Around a two-hour drive north-west of Adelaide sits the unexplored town of Port Hughes. Its calling card? Crystal clear waters, picture-perfect beaches and some of the best fishing spots around.

To help you find your ideal base while you're in town, we've put together a list of the best caravan parks in Port Hughes. From a BIG4 with all the added extras you could wish for to locally run caravan parks with an added dose of true Australian hospitality, these are the spots worth taking a look.

Best caravan parks in Port Hughes

Port Hughes Tourist Park

BIG4 Port Hughes Tourist Park

Perched on the fringes of what has been named as one of Yorke Peninsula's prettiest beaches, holidaying at Port Hughes Tourist Park is all about sun, sea, sand and relaxation.

  • Types of sites available: Unpowered sites, powered sites, tent sites, ensuite sites, cabins and ocean view villas.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: Swimming pool, boat ramp, general store, three amenities blocks, tourist information desk, basketball ring, fish cleaning station, beach volleyball, laundry facilities, mini-golf, go karts, jumping pillow and children's playground.
  • Nearby: Copperclub Golf Course, South Beach, Ducatoon Stud Farm, Investigator Strait Shipwreck Trail, The Farm Shed Museum, Heritage and Nautical Museum, Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park and Moonta Mines Museum.
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Moonta Bay Holiday Park

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Copper Coast with a beachfront caravan spot overlooking the Spencer Gulf.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, unpowered sites, ensuite sites and units.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: Jumping pillow, kid's playground, giant chess, totem tennis, outdoor movie cinema, camp kitchen, pedal karts, kayak hire, fish cleaning bay, free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities.
  • Nearby: Farm Shed Museum, Moonta Mines Sites, Moonta Mines Museum, Moonta Mines Tourist Railway, Dunes Golf Course and Splash Town.
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Kadina Caravan Park

Perfect for travellers on a budget who don't mind driving to reach the beach, a spot at Kadina Caravan Park will put you around a 20-minute drive away from the sweeping sands of Port Hughes.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, residential sites and cabins.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: BBQ area, laundry facilities, toilet and shower blocks, outdoor eating area.
  • Nearby: Farm Shed Museum, Victoria Square, Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum, Office Beach, Wallaroo Jetty and Wallaroo Heritage Trail.
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Wallaroo Beachfront Tourist Park

Stay 20 kilometres north of Port Hughes in the peaceful town of Wallaroo which boasts historic hotspots, quiet beaches and oodles of family-friendly attractions.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, self-contained cabins and luxury villas.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: Communal toilet and showers, laundry facilities, jumping pillow, fish cleaning station, BBQ area and camp kitchen.
  • Nearby: Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum, Office Beach, Wallaroo Heritage Trail and Wallaroo Adventure Playground.
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Wallaroo Holiday Park

After a busy day exploring the historical hotspots of Wallaroo or hitting the idyllic beaches that pepper the Copper Coast, settle into your spot at this well-equipped caravan park, whether it be a simple grass site or a luxury villa.

  • Types of sites available: Powered sites, unpowered sites, ensuite sites, cabins and villas.
  • Any vehicle restrictions? No.
  • Facilities: Camp kitchen, playground, jumping pillow, recreation room, free Wi-Fi, fish and boat cleaning area, general store, BBQ area and communal ablution blocks.
  • Nearby: Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum, North Beach, Wallaroo Rail Station, Hughes Chimney, Wallaroo Heritage Trail and Wallaroo Adventure Playground.
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Frequently asked questions

Which caravan parks in Port Hughes have cabins?

Are there BIG4 caravan parks in Port Hughes?

The BIG4 Port Hughes Tourist Park sits in the centre of Port Hughes and offers up easy access to the beach, a variety of accommodation options and plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained.

Where should I stay in Port Hughes in a caravan park?

  • Best for beaches: Port Hughes
  • Best for low budgets: Kadina
  • Best for history buffs: Wallaroo and Moonta

How much does it cost to stay in a caravan park in Port Hughes?

Caravan park rates in Port Hughes range from $25 to $250 per night depending on the type of accommodation you're looking for.

If you're travelling on a budget, Kadina Caravan Park offers up some of the lowest prices around. For an unpowered site, you'll be paying around $25 a night. A cabin will set you back $100 a night.

Travellers who value location over money may find BIG4 Port Hughes Tourist Park is the best fit. While a night here will set you back between $50 and $250 a night, the price is somewhat justified thanks to the prime beachside location and ample facilities.

How long can I stay in a caravan park in Port Hughes?

You'll find that most caravan parks in the Port Hughes area will let you stay for a maximum of four weeks.

The Kadina Caravan Park does reserve some spots for long-term caravanners, but you'll need to commit to a minimum of six months for this.

What should I consider when choosing a caravan park in Port Hughes?

Forming part of what is known as the Copper Triangle, there's plenty to see and do around Port Hughes. As there is only one caravan park in the main town, you also have the option to stay in Kadina, Wallaroo or Moonta. All three will put you less than half an hour away from the sights and attractions of the Copper Coast. Choosing which destination suits you best will depend on whether you're looking for a beachside location, a family friendly park, or you're hoping to save a few pennies on budget accommodation.

Where can I park a campervan overnight in Port Hughes?

It's illegal to park up on the side of the road in most spots along the Copper Coast, so you'll need to find a designated space to call home while you're in Port Hughes. Caravan parks offer an excellent option for travellers as they come with all of the amenities you'll need including camp kitchen, toilets, showers and laundry facilities.

If you're willing to get back to basics for a night or two, you'll also come across a few free camps in the area. Although these won't cost a penny, facilities are usually limited to benches or a public toilet. One of the closest free camps to Port Hughes can be found at the Moonta RV Overnight Stop Area.

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