The Top 10 Campervan Stops Around Melbourne

The second biggest city of Australia and the Australian cultural capital, Melbourne is a charming city with a mix of modern architecture and an extensive range of nineteenth and early twentieth century buildings. The Melbourne region is a perfect to start your adventure with a campervan so, Campervan Village offer a top 10 things to do in Melbourne with your new camper.


1. Phillip Island

For our first destination, a must see and visit is the Phillip Island. On this beautiful island situated 90 minutes south-east of Melbourne, you will have the chance to encounter Koala, Whales and most importantly, the cute Little Penguin. Furthermore, Phillip Island offer great area to camp your campervan - Plenty of hiking trail and surf location for the adventurer.


2. Great Ocean Road

The next destination is the one of the most popular route in Australia, the Great Ocean Road. Famous for his scenic coastal drives, this 243-km long road will bring you up close to native wildlife, and take in pristine rainforest, hazy waterfalls and iconic surf destination. Cape Otway, Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, the 12 Apostles and the Great Ocean Walk are some of the highlights of the trip.


3. St Kilda Beach

From the beach to Luna Park, St Kilda is Melbourne’s favourite beachside playground. Situated only 6km from the city, the outdoors activities, the Nightlife & Live Music, the markets, and the joyfulness of St. Kilda make this place a perfect getaway on your campervan trip.


4. Royal Botanic Gardens

I always say that the heart of a city can be find in his botanical garden and for Melbourne, this saying is totally true. This 38 hectares gardens is home of 8,500 different plant species - The Royal Botanic Gardens of Melbourne is an inner-city oasis. Before getting your van (or after dropping it) at Campervan Village depot, make sure to have a look at this beautiful place.


5. Bluestone Laneway

Melbourne is the cultural capital city of Australia and you can clearly see it while walking in the street. The city recognises the importance of street art in contributing to the urban culture - one of the most famous laneway for street art is the bluestone laneway, a perfect place to strolled around for a few hours and watch the art work.


6. Eureka Tower Melbourne

One of the best view of Melbourne would have to be from his highest tower, and good news, the Eureka Tower Skydeck is accessible to the public. For a small rate, you can access to the top floor and see the whole Melbourne region.


7. Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is a scenic wonderland for camping adventurer - surrounded by rainforest and range of mountains, this wine growing area keep some hidden gem that just wait to be discover. Plenty of hiking trail that lead to rivers and mystic waterfall await you and your campervan.


8. Dandenong Ranges

The Dandenong Ranges is a set of mountain ranges, mostly of rolling hills and covered in think temperate rainforest, and only located 35 km east of Melbourne. This location is a great day trip destination with plenty of place to see with your campervan and activities to do, such as: Hiking in the Dandenong Ranges National Park, the Japanese Mountain Retreat, the Cool Climate gardens and the Puffing Billy Railway.


9. Visit Melbourne's Zoo's

For the wildlife lover, the region of Melbourne offer plenty of attraction to learn about the animal in a respectful area. So, you have the choice, a big zoo with more than 300 species and a lot of walking to do, a more safari kind of place where the African animals walks in vast exhibit, and the last one where the focus is on educating the visitor on conservation and helping the Australian wildlife.


10. Brighton Beach Boxes

Finally, a very popular photo spot in Melbourne is the Brighton Beach Boxes. Located in Port Phillip Bay, a row of 82 uniformly proportioned wooden structures makes a great scenery to the Brighton seaside - it will be hard not take a picture.


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