Caravan Rental, Melbourne –
The Perfect Way To Explore Victoria.
From the mountains to the coast, Victoria is blessed in all directions with beautiful scenery and things to do. Forget expensive accommodation, caravan rental is the perfect way to travel in style, and see more of this amazing state.
Hiring a private caravan from Melbourne is easy and a great place to start exploring Victoria. It’s as simple as choosing the right type of van for your group size, hitching up and setting off. Hiring a caravan, rather than purchasing is also the most affordable way to holiday, with prices starting from $90 per day. Victoria has ocean destinations, rugged mountains, rainforests, rivers and lakes to explore. Below you’ll find some of our favourite caravanning spots in Victoria. Cook in the outdoors, watch the sun go down and feel the sand between your toes – You’ll never book a hotel again!
Rent a caravan & travel Victoria.
The great thing about a caravan holiday in Victoria is that there’s a huge choice of holiday parks to stay, along the way. Unlike hotels and B&B accommodation, you often don’t even need to book ahead. You can just hit the road and see where you end up, or choose from one of the many parks with great facilities. Even better, when you hire your caravan from our caravan hire depot in Menzies Creek, you’ve got quick access to the M1 and all major highways to get you to your destination. Below are some of Victoria’s best locations to explore in a caravan, a few suggestions for places to stay, and importantly, how to get there.
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Our first recommended destination to travel is the lush, hilly landscapes of South Gippsland and Wilsons Promontory National Park. Wilsons Prom boasts ocean walks, beautiful beaches and rugged mountains. Choose from short walks or long hikes of several days. The camp ground at Tidal River has everything you need, with well appointed showers and toilets and a large general store for all your supplies.
How To Get There: For those travelling from our caravan rental depot in Menzies Creek, follow these directions: C413 (Wellington Rd), Harkaway Rd, C407 (Clyde Rd), M1, Cardinia Rd, C423 (Ballarto Rd), C422, M420, A440 (South Gippsland Hwy) follow the signs to Wilsons Promontory National Park. Travel Time: 2 hours 38 minutes
The Grampians are located north west of Melbourne. An adventurers paradise of rocky mountains, plants, animals and rich aboriginal heritage. Stay in a private caravan park at Halls Gap Tourist Park or Grampians Paradise, or choose from several camping locations inside the national park, including Boreang camp ground.
How To Get There: To get there choose a luxury Jayco caravan for hire, and join C413 (Wellington Rd), to connect to the M1 to Melbourne. Join the M80 to Ballarat, Ararat, and then C222 (Ararat-Halls Gap Rd) to Halls Gap. Travel Time: 3 hours 30 minutes.
If you love water sports then Eildon in Victoria’s east is a great location for a holiday and a popular destination for families. There is over 500 km of shoreline, and Lake Eildon holds more water than Sydney harbour! Lake Eildon National Park provides walking tracks and opportunities for sailing and canoeing. Set up camp at Candlebark, Lakeside or Devil Cove, in one of the fully equipped camp grounds within the park. Other private holiday parks include Eildon Riverside Holiday Park or the Big 4 Holiday Park, provide full facilities for a comfortable week or more staying in a caravan.
How To Get There: Take C412 (Belgrave-Gembrook Rd), Macclesfield Rd, Parslows Rd, C411 (Healesville-Koo-Wee-Rup Rd) to Yallock, C411, Albert Rd, C505 to Healesville, Mt Riddel Rd, Wallace Parade, B360 (Maroondah Hwy), C515 (Taggerty-Thornton Rd), Back Eildon Rd to Eildon. Travel Time: 1 hour 46 minutes.
The Great Ocean Road & Cape Otway
One of the best caravan rental holidays to be experienced in Victoria is a trip down the 243 kilometre Great Ocean Road. Not only does it provide some of Victoria’s best ocean scenery, there are lots of places to stay and plenty of things to keep you occupied. Explore the beaches, the 12 Apostles, learn to surf, walk in the tree canopy at the Otway Fly, visit the historic 1848 Cape Otway Lighthouse, and explore the sites at Cape Otway and Port Campbell National Parks. After all those activities, relax and enjoy a coffee and a stroll in the many seaside towns. When you rent a caravan for your trip, accommodation is easy. There are plenty of holiday parks from Torquay to Warrnambool, including Bimbi Park at Cape Otway and Big 4 Caravan parks at Anglesea, Wye River and Apollo Bay.
How To Get There: Pick up your luxury Jayco caravan rental and travel C413 (Wellington Rd) to the M1 and follow the signs to Torquay. Travel Time: 1 hour 53 minutes.
Echuca is located at the intersection of the Goulburn, Murray and Campaspe rivers and was a thriving port during the 19th century. Today, the area is a popular destination for holiday makers who enjoy swimming, boating and fishing on the riverbanks, lined with gnarly red gums and wildlife. Echuca is surrounded by wineries and there are also lots of walking tracks to enjoy. With plenty of holiday parks catering for families, there’s lots of choice when it comes to setting up your caravan.
How To Get There: After hitching up your Jayco caravan from our depot in Menzies Creek, connect with C413 (Wellington Rd), M1 to city, M2, M79 (Calder Fwy), C326 (Edgecombe Rd) to Redesdale, C327, Kimbolton-Axedale Rd to Axedale, Axedale-Goormong Rd, A300 (Midland Hwy), B75 (Northern Hwy) to Rochester, continue B75 to Echuca. Travel Time: 3 hours 10 minutes.
The Gippsland Lakes are a water-lovers paradise. Comprising a large inland waterway of lakes and lagoons, they are perfect for enjoying all sorts of water sports, from swimming, boating, fishing and canoeing. Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park and The Lakes National Park provide walking tracks and opportunities to explore nature. At Raymond Island you can see Victoria’s largest koala population. There are plenty of local towns to get everything you need and some good local restaurants to enjoy local fare. Choose a holiday park as your base, including Big 4 at Lakes Entrance or Paynesville.
How To Get There: After picking up your caravan from our caravan hire depot at Menzies Creek, connect with C413 (Wellington Rd), Harkaway Rd to Berwick, C407 (Clyde Rd), M1 (Princes Hwy) to Traralgon, continue on Princes Hwy (A1) to Rosedale, C485 (Rosedale-Longford Rd) to Longford and then Loch Sport. Travel Time: 2 hours 36 minutes.
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Hiring A Caravan With Us
Caravan rental may seem like its complicated, but its actually easier than hiring a car. We have a choice of seven types of caravans to choose from. All our caravans are high quality, new model Jayco caravans with onboard toilets and showers. We provide you with all the essentials you need for complete comfort and easy living, including cooking equipment, a good sized fridge, microwave, water tanks and air conditioning. All you need to bring are your clothes and bedding. Our caravans come with the latest technology and we provide great add-on kits if you want some extras. All our vans are comprehensively insured, professionally serviced and cleaned, and we’re always available to assist via phone, if you need help when you’re on the road. Hiring a caravan with us is the best way to get a high quality, reliable caravan each time you hire. Find out more about why you should hire a caravan for your next holiday.
All our caravans are comprehensively insured. That means you are protected, should you have an accident. Terms & Conditions apply.
Everything You Need
Travel in comfort with air conditioning, good sized fridges, and on-board toilet & shower. We also provide all the latest technology including to keep you connected and entertained.
Long Term Rates
If you plan on travelling for more than four weeks, we offer long term caravan hire discounts. Talk to us and we’ll provide a quote.
We’ve got some extra features to improve your holiday. We can provide you with bike racks, extra water bottles, an outdoor seating, or a coffee machine.
Where To Pick Up Your Caravan?
It’s super easy:
1. City Link To Eastern Suburbs
2. Exit Wellington Road
3. 500m To Menzies Creek Road
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