Have you booked a Wicked Camper? Looking for some rad places to check out? Well you're in the right place baby! Below is a shit load of recommended spots to check out on your travels across Australia. Whether you're travelling the East Coast, going down in South Australia, cruising through the stinkin' hot red centre, exploring the outback of the Northern Territory or soaking up the nature porn of the West Coast - we've got you covered. Discover beautiful secluded beaches, picture-postcard towns, cabins hidden high up in the tree tops, amazing restaurants and much, much more. Our campervans are here for a fucking good time. We believe in the experience! Campervan Hire Australia
Between May and August each year, tourists frequently visit the Great Barrier Reef in search of the beautiful Minke Whales whom swim around the area. A once in a lifetime experience man.
A rainforest surrounded by cool streams and towering mountains, Mossman Gorge in the Daintree Rainforest is a spiritual escape for visitors to beautiful Queensland.
Sprawling green vineyards dotted with granite boulders, fresh produce and boutique wineries. Fast becoming one of Australia’s premier wine regions.
A 35 minute walk from the resort area and you’ll discover a true oasis. Swim with turtles and exotic fish, have the beach all to yourself and chill.the.fuck.out.
Surrounded by Lamington National Park, this is a family owned property consisting of high-end accommodation in a pristine setting.
Located in the heart of the world heritage-listed Daintree National Park, discover a beautifully crafted lodge, allowing visitors to truly immerse themselves amongst the incredible surroundings.
If you’re looking for something a little bit different – this is it. An annual event bringing world class opera to the Queensland Outback. Running over 3 days, this is a very unique experience.
Located on Elim Beach, the campground is run by Eddie Deemal – a well-respected Aboriginal elder. Offering spectacular views of Cape Bedford, Elim Beach consists of beautiful coloured sands, once quoted as ‘the reflections of the rainbow’.
A popular and unspoiled island with locals and tourists from all over the world, Stradbroke is a vast national park with a variety of wildlife and activities.
The site of James Cook’s first meeting with Indigenous people, Cooktown presents visitors with an abundance of fishing hotspots, long deserted beaches and sexy bushland to go hike in.
Tucked between two bushy headlands just north of Mission Beach. Relatively undeveloped, the beach is fringed by rocky outcrops, sandy flats and coral reefs - while the protected location means the water is consistently calm.
A tropical hideaway, discover turquoise waters, coral gardens and quiet beaches. Lying 15kms from the coast off Yeppoon along the Capricorn Coast of Central QLD, Great Keppel Island is the largest of the 18 islands in the Keppel Group.
Tis all about the local food and incredible views at Ospreys. With a modern Australian menu and affordable prices, the views here go beyond the private beach, to the ocean and nearby mountains.
Up for something really different? Why not check out the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival in QLD. An exciting event where you’ll learn of cultural traditions which have been passed across from generation to generation. For more info, check out: lauradancefestival.com
Avoid the tourists in Airlie Beach and head north to Bowen, a picturesque town with underrated beaches and coral reefs. Not forgetting the abundance of tropical fruits, local specialty and Kensington Pride mangoes.
Again, not so much a secret anymore, rather a hotspot with backpackers and visitors from overseas. Magnetic Island, off the Tropical North Queensland coast, boasts crystal clear waters and coral reefs.
Park up your Wicked Camper and hop on a 60 minute ferry ride from Cairns to Fitzroy Island. Forming part of the Great Barrier Reef and Marine Park, Fitzroy Island is a haven for water sports and rainforest walk, the ideal tropical experience minus the crowds.
Head inland from Cairns and discover this largely rural region, filled with unexpected delights, waterfalls, charming towns and a gourmet food and wine trail.
Located about 70 km north of Brisbane and just a little inland from the Sunshine Coast, Glasshouse Mountains is an amazing paradise for nature lovers. There are hiking tracks, forests lookouts and beautiful panoramic views over the surrounding landscape.
Stunning beaches, turquoise waters, access to the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef, hiking, climbing, camping, water and awesome wildlife…what more could you want. Desert hits beach with an incredible reef, whilst manta rays and whale sharks glide along the Ningaloo Reef – bliss!
Discover Karijini National Park deep in the heart of the red and rugged Pilbara. An ancient hothouse of crystal clear pools, deep gorges and best yet – peace and quiet. Not so much a secret anymore, Karijini is a popular area amongst locals and tourists alike.
Cape Le Grand is one of Australia’s most spectacular national parks. What makes this place so special are the locals, the incredible surroundings and the kangaroos, who can be found up and down the beaches.
The Kimberley Coast is one of the most desired places to visit in Australia. A vast, untouched area with fewer people per square kilometre than any other place on earth. Indulge in the ancient indigenous rock art, incredible waters and over 1000 islands to explore.
Full in deep spirituality and natural landscapes, Millstream-Chichester National Park is a beautiful spot, far less known than its neighbour Karijini.
Slightly off the beaten track, the Elephant Rocks are a unique rock formation located in William Bay National Park.
Not so much a secret anymore, the Pinnacles are a very popular spot with tourists travelling through Western Australia. Definitely recommended.
Point Samson is located in the Pilbara region, consisting of sandy beaches protected by coral reefs (allowing awesome snorkelling conditions!).
Characterised by beautiful seascapes in WA’s far south. Discover a tight-knit community passionate about top quality food and award-winning wines.
Witness an Uluru-like rock rising out of the sea, historic Aboriginal engravings and deep turquoise sea surrounded by beach. An out of this world experience.
A wilderness retreat with endless beaches and natural wonders. Park up your Wicked Camper for the night and spoil yourself rotten ya bastards.
White Beach is a truly remarkable spot and has been ranked as Australia’s number 1 secret beach. Definitely recommended during your Wicked roadtrip through Byron Bay.
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort is an amazing destination and rated highly amongst its visitors. Surrounded by beautiful Australian landscape, if you need a break from your Wicked Camper, this is it.
Shelly Beach is an intimate spot with clear aqua waters, popular with locals and families a like. If you’ve visited Manly Beach before, you’ll know it has nothing compared to Shelly.
Hidden in the forest on the NSW south coast, you’ll notice a glow resonating amongst the bushes. Here, you’ll find an iconic treehouse restaurant by the name of Gunyah, with safari style tents complete with hardwood flooring, wraparound verandas, high thread counts and freestanding bathtubs.
Lord Howe Island is topped as one of the most wanted destination lists. Expect a simple, relaxed and uncrowded lifestyle – you’ll feel a million miles away from the rest of the world.
Travel through the hills behind Byron Bay and you’ll discover the picturesque town of Bangalow. A riverside location with hinterland surroundings, Bungalow is the ideal location to relax amongst the beautiful NSW countryside.
The area is known for small crowds, sheltered beaches, untouched national park and rich history. What was once going to be the site of Australia’s first nuclear reactor, Murrays Beach is now a popular spot for those looking to retreat into some peace and quiet.
Recommended during winter, with the fires roaring and a warm, cosy atmosphere. A popular restaurant with incredible food and an authentic dining experience.
Head just a few hours from Sydney along the Wolgan River and you’ll discover Newnes Valley – a previous oil shale mine where you can park up your Wicked Camper amongst towering sandstone slopes and flowing rivers.
Sydney Harbour Islands Fort Denison, Shark, Clark, Rodd, Goat and Cockatoo are among some of Sydney's most popular natural attractions. Catch one of the regular ferry services from Circular Quay during summer and take in the sparkling scenery.
Venture just below Sydney’s Strickland House (featured in the blockbuster movie Australia), Milk Beach is a pocket of calm water with views to the harbour bridge. An easy escape, highly recommend on your Wicked Roadtrip.
Beaches, steep cliffs, rainforest and heathland make Bouddi National Park an outdoor playground for swimming, fishing, hiking and camping. Discover significant Aboriginal sites amongst an abundance of wildlife. Recommended.
A reserve located in Elizabeth Bay in Sydney’s heartland, boasting beautifully manicured gardens, koi ponds and amazing views of the harbour. Head to Arthur McElhone and expect plenty of awesome photo ops.
The Blue Mountains are a popular destination for backpackers, locals and visitors to NSW. A quick and easy getaway, the Blue Mountains get their characteristic blue haze from the mixing of sunlight, with drops of oil released by the eucalypts that blanket the region’s vast tablelands and valleys.
Snooze amongst the Antarctic beech and snoqgums atop this world heritage listed basalt plateau. A spot often missed by travellers driving north from Sydney, discover alpine wildflowers, subtropical rainforest, cool streams and waterfalls.
Now this place is very special. Imagine staying amongst 600 acres of private wilderness in the Blue Mountains. Well, this can be a reality. Stay at Wollemi Wilderness Treehouse and live amongst the birds, with stunning views of the deep Bowen’s Creek Gorge and rare Blue Mountains rainforest.
Swimmers, thongs and beach cricket gear is all you’ll need in Tathra. A happy little community with that old-fashioned laid back attitude. Enjoy a good coffee, explore the galleries and go party in the two clubs that Tathra has to offer.
Head 1 hour south of the Sydney CBD and you’ll discover the Royal National Park. Discover rainforests, beaches and a wide variety of wildlife, walking tracks and awesome surf spots.
Head to Hat Head National Park and you’ll find beaches, sand dunes, lush rainforest and crystal lakes, each creating a beautiful and picturesque surrounding. Definitely recommend.
A great base for exploring the towering rainforest in Dorrigo National Park. Encounter a lively, passionate community, hosting music and art events for all ages to enjoy.
People often compare Kingscliff as the smaller and quieter version of the Gold Coast. Offering scenic beaches and rolling green parks, with plenty of delicious restaurants on offer and luxurious accommodation.
Head down the coast from Sydney and discover Huskisson, a natural magnet overlooking Jervis Bay Marine Park. Discover an abundance of sea life including fur seals, dolphins and humpback whales.
A postcard version of a small country town. Central Tilba consists of a rustic main street selling beautiful antiques and crafts - also protected by those cool mother fuckers in the National Trust.
A harbour side pool located in Double Bay, with stunning harbour views and a great little kiosk. Now named after the Olympic swimmer and sports commentator where his first swimming strokes were made.
Hidden amongst trees on the NSW South Coast, Lake Conjola is a beautiful little town with a deep coastal lake, provides a scenic playground for campers and couples alike.
With 49 boutique wineries, Murrumbateman wine region is a great day trip and just a 40 minute drive from Canberra. If you’re travelling along the East Coast, why not stop in and stock up on some grog. Get pissed already ffs.
Armidale is well known for good food, wine and impressive churches. Stay here for a night and let your hair down baby! There are also plenty of activities on offer, including mountain biking, canyoning and rock climbing.
The Local Italian is a family restaurant located in the tiny NSW town of Bargo. The food is second to none! Popular for the wood fired pizza, handmade pasta and home-style cuisine, The Local Italian is a must stop on your travels through NSW.
Wilpena Pound is so big, it could fit 6 Uluru’s inside. Millions of years old, the near perfect oval looks like an amphitheatre for the gods from above. With an incredible history, this is a truly special landmark best visited via scenic flight.
Swim with sea lions of the Baird Bay colony, on the western side of SA’s Eyre Peninsula. The sea lions are extremely confident with humans and often invite their young to go swimming with. It get better, bottlenose dolphins are live in the area and frequently join in the fun.
What was once a traditional fishing port village, Robe is now a popular seafood destination, with incredible views across Long Beach – one of Australia’s few beaches that can be driven across. With many restaurants and hidden treasures to discover, a visit to Robe is highly recommended.
Again, if you just want to experience a night in a hotel, then the Australasian Circa 1858 offers impressive architecture with individual themes based on Asian influences.
With a 10 year history, Gawler Ranges National Park consists of an ancient and rugged landscape. The popular attraction being Lake Gairdner, previously used in movies and commercials alike.
A beautiful sanctuary consisting of emus at every corner. Visit Arkaroola and get a taste of Aussie wilderness.
The Innamincka Hotel attracts visitors from all over the globe. With a well celebrated Aussie menu, the hotel offers an authentic dining experience located in a humble, remote town in the Sturt Stony Desert.
A visit to Adelaide Hills is truly amazing. Why not rest up your wheels and spend a night the luxurious Throngrove Manor Hotel. A recommended retreat with your loved one!
Tucked away in the Clare Valley vineyards is Thorn Park, this underrated retreat boasts bushland and vineyard views, incredible food and an extensive library to snuggle up in.
An intense natural wonder, dramatically changing in colour throughout the year. Recommended during your Wicked roadtrip.
A quaint seaside town on Eyre Peninsula and best known for its divine oysters. Boasting heaps of activities, local wildlife and a stunning national park, Coffin Bay is definitely recommended during your Wicked roadtrip.
Described as seven times more salty than the seal, the Pool of Siloam allegedly possess therapeutic qualities. You can really unwind here and spend some time planning the next leg of your South Australian roadtrip.
With bright white sands, turquoise water, minimal cars and no shops – Maria Island is the ideal destination for those who want minimum interaction with other tourists. Take a step back into time and drop off the grid for a few days.
If you’re chasing world class views of the ocean, top quality restaurants and a break from your Wicked Camper for the night, the accommodation at Saffire Freycinet is the place to be.
Set on a hilltop overlooking national park and glorious ocean, the Bay of Fires Lodge is the only building situated on the 20 kilometre stretch of coastal wilderness. Expect a large timber deck and open fireplace, delicious meals prepared with fresh local produce, a library and divine eco-aware suites.
This place is a little bit posh. Bubbles on arrival, antique furniture, pianos that play themselves and the most manicured gardens you’ve probably ever seen. A stay at Villa Howden and you’ll feel like a world class badman.
Located off Tasmania’s south coast, Bruny Island boasts abundant wildlife, stunning landscapes and rich local produce – including cheese and oysters. Yummy.
Located in Tasmania’s north-west corner, Arthur River meanders through some of the most pristine and untouched landscapes, through tall eucalypt forests, rainforests and out to the sea..
A Georgina village town with traditional heritage buildings, rightfully listed on the National Trust. Purchase some delicious local produce and indulge in the local specialities on offer.
Located in North West Tasmania, Boat Harbour Beach is a holiday makers dream. Peaceful, quiet and serene – surrounded by green hinterland, azure waters and friendly locals. Don’t skip on the local mussels either!
Dating back thousands of years, this area has evidence of a large Aboriginal community who were farming and smoking eels.
A spectacular retreat, nestled on 28 acres between the towns of Bright and Harrietville in VIC’s high country. The House of Smoko is just 10 minutes out of Bright, one of the most famous towns in the Great Alpine Valley.
Just off the Great Ocean Road and overlooking a secluded coastal strip, lies the Johanna Beach Seaside Cottages. Chill out by the beach, get stuck into the local produce and take it sleazy baby.
I definitely recommend the Otway Ranges. They have an awesome fly-top adventure, where you soar from tree to tree whilst screaming like tarzan. The Ranges consist of the most breathtaking waterfalls & scenery in the region.
Port Fairy is sandwiched right between Warrnambool and Portland along the Great Ocean Road. Although lesser known of the three, the quaint coastal village boasts beautiful beaches and an impressive folk festival.
Located about an hour out of Melbourne, Kyneton is a small country town full of many local wineries and produce, including delicious restaurants set amongst beautiful surroundings. Drive through with your Wicked Camper and raise a through eyebrows!
Milawa is dedicated to top food and wine producers, including the Brown Brothers and Milawa Cheese Factory. If this tickles your fancy, then pass through Milawa on your travels through glorious Victoria.
The Otway Ranges produce some of the most incredible waterfalls, many of which you can discover off the beaten track. Explore the ranges and keep your camera handy, as they’ll be plenty of photo ops at every corner.
Part of the iconic Flinders Hotel, Quarters is architecturally designed accommodation, inspired by the natural bushland surroundings. The rooms are contemporary and elegant, worlds away from the typical pub-style hotel.
Cape Liptrap consists of many secluded beaches and shipwrecks. The weather changes dramatically through the seasons - from mild and peaceful to wild, stormy conditions!
A quiet beach with pristine white sand and incredible rock formations. Wilsons Prom is another popular destination in Victoria, but Squeaky Beach is a hidden gem with less people – recommended.
The Tuscan inspired Villa Gusto offers award winning Italian cuisine and luxurious accommodation, set amongst a divine setting with Victoria’s Mt Buffalo in the background.
Stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and a total lack of pretension – the camps have developed rather a cult following over the years. The heritage, wildlife, fishing, wilderness and starry skies of Arnhem Land are truly breathtaking.
A pastoral lease, once operated as a cattle station in the Northern Territory. Do not a permit is required to visit, but if you consider yourself a history buff then this is a destination worth researching.
Tucked away in an old butcher shop in Alice Springs, Muk Muk Fine Art contains some of the best commercial collection of Indigenous art on the planet. Discover contemporary art, emerging artists and renowned Indigenous names.
A magical spring at around 34 degrees and surrounded by beautiful forest – you really feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere.
The mountain range consists of many spectacular gaps and gorges, as well as rich areas of aboriginal significance. Stretching almost 650 kilometres through the Red Centre, the MacDonnell Ranges are a truly incredible sight.
With a rich history and Indigenous culture, the Tiwi Islands are leading the ranks as one of the Northern Territory’s biggest unique art and craft community.
Consisting of beautiful freshwater, gushing waterfalls and plenty of greenery, the Buley Rock Pools are truly stunning. Spend a day driving between rock pools and live it up baby.
Typically most tourists will keep out of Darwin during the wet season. However, those who brave the conditions are in for a treat. Expect spectacular lightning shows and beautiful sunsets – nature porn at its most dramatic baby.
A rugged and remote location set in Kakadu National Park. The park is located in a culturally sensitive area, with only 40 people allowed access at a time. It's an interesting place where you can learn all about the local lawoyn culture.
Get a rush and try some hot ballooning over the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges. Like most hot balloon events, its best experienced at dawn. Take in the outback in all her red, rugged glory – a mesmerising experience.