Which Aussie State Attracts the most Family Holidays?
When it comes to deciding where to take the family on a holiday there are a lot of things to consider, with camping and caravanning rating high on the list for Australian families.
Of course the age of the children in the family may have a bearing on where mum and dad decide to go, along with the family budget of course. But which state is the overall winner?
Best Australian Holiday Destination
Queensland is on top with 46% of Aussie families saying they would like to holiday there within the next 2 years. Next is Victoria at 45%, and NSW at 43%.
When we think of Queensland it's almost automatic that we think of Surfers Paradise or the Gold Coast in general with all the theme parks, beaches, and fun in the sun.
There are also a huge range of accommodation options to suit everyone, including caravan parks and camping areas within easy commute of all attractions.
The capital cities returned an interesting result with 25% of families choosing Melbourne as a holiday destination over only 14% who would choose Sydney for a family holiday.
Melbourne has developed into an exciting city for families to visit and offers something for all age groups including cultural and arts venues, sporting arenas, and an almost endless parade of shopping opportunities and amazing cafés & restaurants.
Caravan Parks Near Melbourne
If you are camping or caravanning in the area and want to visit the bustling city of Melbourne, there are a number if options within commuting distance to choose from including: Werribee South Caravan Park, Melbourne Big4 Holiday Park, Chelsea Holiday Park, Sundowner Caravan Park and Ashley Gardens Holiday Park.
Melbourne Public Transport
There is a great public transport network that will take you into the city at a reasonable cost and when you get there don't forget the free tram which will take you around all the major attractions that the city has to offer. Just ask your hosts at the caravan park office for a brochure and map of Melbourne CBD.
The cost of raising a family is no small amount these days so many families are looking for an economical solution with camping and caravanning options around Australia coming up trumps in all states.
Statistics source: RoyMorgan.com