Hipcamp has just added 125 new camps to their ever-expanding repertoire, so you’ll never be one campsite short of a good weekend ever again!
What’s Hipcamp Again?
Hipcamp is kind of like the Airbnb of the outdoors – gorgeous places to pitch your tent, usually in a quiet corner of some kind soul’s property where you and your mates can spend a night, a weekend, or a whole damn week if you please.
They make perfect last-minute campgrounds when national parks sites are all booked out, but often allow you to discover some stunning private scenery that the average explorer might miss.
If you’re looking for a last-minute campground for this weekend, you might find luck at one of these gorgeous spots…
1. Misty Mountain Camping – NSW
Located smack bang in the middle of Morton National Park on NSW’s South Coast, this lovely property has ten sites available, which means space enough for all your mates!
With a swimmable dam on the property, waterfall and swimming hole just down the road, plus a short drive to those picturesque beaches of Jervis Bay, there’s no shortage of spots for a dip!
$30 a night, pets and campfires allowed – what more could you ask for?
2. Vineyard With Rolling Hill Views – VIC
Ever camped in a vineyard? Now’s your chance!
Just over an hour’s drive out of Melbourne in the Yarra Valley you’ll find these picture-perfect rolling hills, and your next campground.
Only a ten minute drive from Yarra Glen township, this is the perfect place to camp the night when you want to mix the great outdoors, with a few glasses of vino.
3. Gleniffer – TAS
This campsite takes the term ‘forest bathing’ very, very literally.
At only 20 buckaroos a night, and just two kilometres south of Hobart (whhhaaaat?), this magical forest looks like the absolute PLACE TO BE this weekend. Plus you can bring along your fav furry friend too!
4. Private Hikers Camp – QLD
This one is for those solo Explorers who are craving a weekend alone with Mother Nature. There’s only one site, catering for just one single guest, so you’ll be assured to have the place to yourself.
It’s just a short 10-15 minute walk to the site amongst the rainforest and right by a creek, plus plenty of hikes in D’Aguilar National Park close by.
5. Ord Valley Delight – WA
Ok so being just outside of Kununurra near the border of WA and NT, this one is probably not going to be a last-minute weekender, but holy mackerel it’s too beautiful not to include.
Surrounded by hundreds of boab trees and stunning rocky mountainsides that pick up those sunset colours juuuust right, this campground is one of a kind.
And at $40 a night, it’s cheaper and WAY more beautiful than any hotel room.