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10 Best Holiday Parks, Caravan Parks and Campsites in Kiama

10 Best Holiday Parks, Caravan Parks and Campsites in Kiama

Kiama is a spectacular coastal town which acts as the perfect getaway for Sydneysiders. Located on the breathtaking South Coast of New South Wales, the Kiama Coast is lined with immaculate golden sand beaches. Better yet, these beaches in Kiama are often backed by holiday parks, offering varied accommodation from luxury cabins to unpowered campsites. Whether you’re interested in an indulgent seaside cabin, a powered caravan site or beachfront camping in a tent, the holiday parks in Kiama offer something for everyone.

In this guide, we’ll reveal the best holiday parks in Kiama, which often double as caravan parks and also provide camping options. For completeness, we’ll cover holiday parks, caravan parks and campsites not only in Kiama but in surrounding areas such as Gerringong, Gerroa, Jerrara and Killalea.

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Kiama Holiday Parks, Caravan and Campsites

Kiama is home to many outstanding beaches with dazzling turquoise waters backed by golden sand and rolling green hills. Between the beaches and hills of Kiama and surrounding towns, you’ll find some of the best holiday parks, caravan parks and campsites on the South Coast. Best of all, you don’t have to travel hours and hours to get there from Sydney. For most Sydneysiders, Kiama is only around 1.5–2 hours away.

A beach in Kiama with turquoise-coloured water backed by a holiday park with caravan and camping sites
Easts Beach backed by BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park

You’ll find many of the holiday parks in Kiama (as well as Gerringong and Gerroa) are managed by Kiama Coast Holiday Parks. This company offers a variety of accommodation options in their holiday parks, equipped with modern facilities to ensure a comfortable and delightful stay.

Kiama Coast Holiday Parks manages Kiama Harbour Cabins, Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park, Kendalls On The Beach, Werri Beach Holiday Park and Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park. Indeed, these holiday parks are easily some of the best in the Kiama area.

The main outlier in Kiama is BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park, which is managed by BIG4 Holiday Parks – one of the main players offering excellent holiday parks in New South Wales. Outside of Kiama, you’ll find a Discovery Parks holiday park in Gerroa. Discovery Parks is yet another trustworthy holiday park franchise, offering equally impressive holiday parks and camping sites.

Otherwise, the other three accommodation options detailed in this guide are campsites near Kiama, which all offer something completely different. You can find luxury glamping at the independently-run Cicada Luxury Camping in Jerrara. Whereas, Killalea Campground is more of a basic campsite run by NPWS. Lastly, we’ve included Gerroa Surf Camp, which is a camping option for kids and teenagers doing surf camps in the holidays.

An aerial shot of a beach called Kendalls Beach and a beachfront accommodation called Kendalls on the Beach in Kiama
Kendalls Beach backed by Kendalls On The Beach

Top 10 Holiday Parks, Caravan and Campsites in Kiama

Below, we’ll provide some insight into what to expect at each of these holiday parks and campsites in and around Kiama. For more information about each option, including current rates and availability or to look at more photos, read guest reviews or to see the location on an interactive map, we recommend heading straight to Booking.com.

We’ll start by looking at all of the holiday parks in Kiama. After that, we’ll detail the holiday parks, campsites and other camping options near Kiama.

1. Kiama Harbour Cabins

Kiama Harbour Cabins is nestled atop Blowhole Point, alongside Kiama’s famous blowhole and lighthouse. Given its prime location, Kiama Harbour Cabins presents breathtaking panoramic views of Kiama Harbour, Bombo Beach, Black Beach and the expansive Pacific Ocean.

The accommodation opens to a family-friendly rock pool, creating a perfect setting for relaxation. Situated just a brief walk from Kiama’s town centre, guests can easily explore the boutique stores, shops and eateries.

When it comes to Kiama holiday park cabins, Kiama Harbour Cabins feature some of the best amenities. You can expect spacious and fully equipped kitchens and optimal climate control with reverse-cycle air conditioning. Why not unwind in the luxury of spa baths for a truly relaxing escape?

By staying here, you can maintain the convenience of the home with the inclusion of a washing machine and dryer. Yet, you can indulge by stepping outside onto your private balcony, complete with an electric BBQ, creating the perfect outdoor setting to savour the picturesque surroundings.

Bear in mind, that there are no options for camping at Kiama Harbour Cabins. If you’re interested in camping in Kiama, you’ll want to consider the other holiday parks, run by Kiama Coast Holiday Parks, which offer caravan and campsites. We’ll talk about these holiday parks below.

A cabin at a holiday park called Kiama Harbour Cabins
A bedroom at a holiday park called Kiama Harbour Cabins
A living and dining area in a cabin at a holiday park called Kiama Harbour Cabins

Stay at Kiama Harbour Cabins

An aerial shot of Kiama Harbour and Black Beach
  • Conveniently located on Blowhole Point
  • Luxurious spa baths
  • Exhaustive list of amenities

2. Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park

If you want to stay at a holiday park with breathtaking ocean views, Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park is an excellent choice. Perched on the headland separating Kiama Surf Beach and Kendalls Beach, the holiday park offers excellent access to both beaches. So, you’ll find great surfing and fishing is only a short walk away.

And, if you can’t be bothered walking to the beach for a swim, you can simply enjoy the sheltered outdoor swimming pool. There is also a splash park and playground at the holiday park, so the kids don’t have to go far for fun.

The holiday park’s accommodation options include fantastic cabins, villas, bungalows, studios and cabanas. Whether it’s a romantic getaway with your partner or a family holiday, there will be an accommodation type with adequate sizing to suit your needs.

All accommodation types have similar amenities with some slightly more luxurious, featuring spa baths and log fires. Certainly, other than having an excellent location, the on-site accommodation has everything you’ll need, making it one of the best beach holiday parks in Kiama.

On top of that, Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park offers 23 powered sites for caravans and camping. Most of these sites are concrete slabs perfect for caravans. But, there are also a few grass sites, which will suit anyone looking for ideal Kiama camping sites to pitch a tent.

Cabins at Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park, which also features caravan and camping sites
Inside a cabin in Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park, which also features caravan and camping sites
Pool at Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park, which also features caravan and camping sites

Stay at Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park

Living space inside a cabin in Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park
  • Modern cabins, villas, bungalows and cabanas
  • Conveniently located between two beaches
  • Sheltered outdoor swimming pool

3. Kendalls On The Beach

Kendalls On The Beach is one of the best luxury holiday parks in Kiama. Featuring absolute beach frontage at Kendalls Beach, the holiday park’s cabins offer uninterrupted views of the ocean in a brilliantly landscaped setting.

The cabins at Kendalls On The Beach are as dreamy as they come in terms of a beachfront stay. Featuring one-, two- and three-bedroom luxury cabins, Kendalls On The Beach caters for couples, groups of friends or families. During a stay at one of these delightful cabins, guests can enjoy a whole host of amenities such as air conditioning, a private balcony and outdoor seating as well as a fully equipped kitchen and entertainment system.

If that wasn’t enough, this holiday park offers plenty of luxury facilities and family-fun activities. Many of the beach cabins feature a lovely spa bath. On top of that, some cabins offer laundry and BBQ facilities. Also, in line with Kiama’s inclusive tourism, this holiday park features a wheelchair-accessible cabin.

In addition, Kendalls On The Beach is a holiday park that offers pitches for camping and caravan sites. These ensuite, powered and unpowered Kiama campsites and caravan sites are beautifully positioned at the southern end of the beach, near the playground and lagoon. The holiday park also offers an outstanding camp kitchen. Bear in mind, to make a caravan or camping-related booking, you’ll have to contact the holiday park directly.

A cabin at Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park in Kiama, which also features caravan and camping sites
A bedroom in a cabin at Kendalls On The Beach Holiday Park in Kiama, which also features caravan and camping sites
Living space inside a beachfront cabin at Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park in Kiama, which also features caravan and camping sites

Stay at Kendalls On The Beach

Kitchen in a cabin at Kendalls On The Beach
  • Air-conditioned beachfront cabins
  • Spa bath facilities
  • Accommodation for people with mobility impairments

4. BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park

BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park (AKA BIG4 Kiama) is perhaps the most popular holiday and caravan park in Kiama. With total beach frontage at Easts Beach, the holiday park offers accommodation with unparalleled ocean views. For sure, swimming, fishing and surfing are right on your doorstep. On top of the superb beachfront location, the family-owned 35 acre holiday park features lush green grass and gardens.

Yet, BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park has more than just gorgeous natural scenery. The holiday park features excellent accommodation options in the shape of self-contained villas, cottages and suites, which all include all the necessary amenities you’ll need for a comfortable stay.

The holiday park is particularly known for having loads of great facilities for the kids, such as several swimming pools, a water park, a games room and a playground. On-site, you’ll also find loads of useful amenities such as a mini-mart and even a cafe. So, it’s a particularly good holiday park in Kiama for families. Indeed, cabins cater for groups of four or more.

BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park also offers ensuite and powered caravan and camping sites for caravans and campers wanting to pitch a tent. Certainly, when it comes to Kiama caravan park powered sites, it’s hard to beat the sites at this holiday park. On-site, there is a mixture of level synthetic turf, concrete and grassed sites, which are approx. 8×8 metres. You’ll also have full use of all of the holiday park’s facilities, including the camp kitchen.

Similar to Kendalls On The Beach, to make a booking, you’ll have to contact the holiday park directly.

Cabins at Big4 Easts Beach Holiday Park in Kiama, which also features caravan and camping sites
A camping area at a holiday park in Kiama with caravan and camping sites

Stay at BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park

Views of Easts Beach from the balcony of a cabin at BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park
  • Spacious beachfront villas, cottages and suites
  • Spa baths available
  • Swimming pools, water park and on-site cafe

5. Werri Beach Holiday Park

Werri Beach Holiday Park is an excellent holiday park and caravan park with campsites in Gerringong. Located at the southern end of Werri Beach, the Gerringong holiday and caravan park offers sublime coastal views and beach access. The holiday park is also conveniently located next to the Gerringong Bowling Club and the main streets of Gerringong.

At Werri Beach Holiday Park, there are outstanding cabins to choose from, including the beachcomber, oceanside, small spa, large spa and deluxe spa cabins. Similar to BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park, Werri Beach Holiday Park caters for groups of four or more as all cabins have two bedrooms. So, it makes sense that the holiday park offers a vast array of family-friendly facilities, amenities and services.

These include a sheltered resort-style pool, a tennis court, a grass area for play, BBQs and a laundry. In addition, the kids will love the playground featuring a jumping pillow and the adults will equally enjoy the Kids Club over the summer holidays.

Undoubtedly, one of the reasons the holiday park is so popular is because of its varied accommodation types. As well as its luxurious cabins, this holiday park near Kiama, offers powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites. Both powered and unpowered caravan and campsites are available in one of the nicest natural bushland settings near Kiama. Better yet, these sites are just a short distance from the amenity blocks, camp kitchen and entertainment areas.

Similar to most of the holiday parks in Kiama, you can’t book campsites, caravan sites or any camping options online. To make a caravan or camping-related booking, please contact the holiday park directly.

Cabins at Werri Beach
A bedroom inside a cabin near Werri Beach
A pool

Stay at Werri Beach Caravan Park

A large balcony of a cabin
  • Luxurious beach cabins amongst landscaped gardens
  • Spa baths and swimming pool
  • Tennis court and playground

6. Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park

Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park is yet another exceptional holiday park by the seaside. Located in Gerroa at the northern end of Seven Mile Beach, Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park is the only beachfront holiday park in Gerroa. Other than enjoying superb beach access, the holiday park is set right next to Crooked River. Indeed, by staying at Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park, you’re conveniently placed for watersports and activities on the beach or in the river.

Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park offers three main types of cabins – luxury, surf shacks and safari tents. All accommodation types include all basic amenities such as air conditioning, a TV and tea/coffee-making facilities. Regarding sizing, most cabins are family-friendly cabins housing five or six guests. But, some of these cabins are still appropriate for couples. So, this could be the ideal coastal retreat with your partner or a fantastic base for a family summer holiday.

Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park, near Kiama, also offers ensuite, powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites. They offer beachside ensuite and powered sites as well as riverside powered and unpowered sites for those with caravans and campers wanting to pitch a tent. But, regardless of whether you’re lodging or camping, you’ll have access to excellent outdoor activities. These include two resort-style swimming pools, BBQs, a camp kitchen as well as peddle kart, surfboard and kayak hire.

Again, to book a caravan or campsite, contact the holiday park directly.

A cabin at Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park
A pool at Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park

Stay at Seven Mile Beach Club

Kayaks near a river
  • Beachfront location
  • Luxury cabins, surf shacks and safari tents
  • Peddle karts, surfboards and kayaks to hire

7. Discovery Parks – Gerroa

Located near the northern end of Seven Mile Beach, you’ll find the picturesque Discovery Parks – Gerroa. Providing a tranquil haven, the holiday park gracefully overlooks the serene Crooked River. Its closeness to both the beach and river provides ample opportunity for fun activities in the water.

Whether you prefer self-contained cabins, apartments or a motel room, Discovery Parks – Gerroa offers diverse accommodation options for families. Indeed, these self-contained units are suitable for groups of four people or more. The self-contained accommodation units are fitted with all of the fundamental amenities such as a TV, fridge/freezer, microwave and all kitchenware.

In addition, the cabins boast a veranda that affords scenic views of the Crooked River, where the twilight ambience resonates with the soothing sounds of nature. Little ones are sure to find endless amusement with the on-site playground with a bouncing pillow, a games room with table tennis and an outdoor swimming pool.

Similar to the other holiday parks in and near Kiama, Discovery Parks – Gerroa offer powered and unpowered campsites and caravan sites. Certainly, one of the best aspects of camping at this holiday park is that you’ll have access to an excellent camp kitchen, BBQ area and a coin-operated laundry. Also, basic groceries are available at the on-site kiosk.

FYI – Discovery Parks is also where the Gerroa Surf Camp is located.

A cabin at Discovery Parks Gerroa near Kiama
A bedroom of a cabin at Discovery Parks Gerroa
Camp kitchen at Discovery Parks Gerroa near Kiama, which also features caravan and campsites

Stay at Discovery Parks Gerroa

Balcony of a cabin at Discovery Parks Gerroa
  • Self-contained cabins, apartments and a motel room
  • Located on Crooked River near Seven Mile Beach
  • Playground, games room and pool

8. Cicada Luxury Camping

Cicada Luxury Camping is a unique adults-only glamping accommodation near Kiama. The glamping accommodation site is set in the enchanting green rolling hills of Jerrara and Jamberoo. From the private deck of your tent, you can enjoy views of the subtropical rainforest and landscaped gardens, which are just moments away from Kiama’s beaches and town centre.

At this eco-friendly accommodation, you’ll find two luxurious styles of glamping tents. There are two safari-style tents and two large bell tents. The safari-style tents are fitted with a king bed, ensuite, kitchenette and outdoor bath, whereas the two large bell tents feature a queen bed, shared bathroom and kitchen. Other than having a private deck, each tent has its own private fire pit, while there are BBQ facilities too.

Cicada Luxury Camping also caters to people with mobility impairments. Truly, this sustainable campsite near Kiama offers luxury camping for all. Albeit, this accommodation doesn’t offer any caravan sites or sites to pitch a tent.

A tent and campfire at Cicada Luxury Camping in Jerrara near Kiama
Views from a tent at Cicada Luxury Camping in Jerrara near Kiama
Bedroom at bathroom at Cicada Luxury Camping in Jerrara near Kiama

Stay at Cicada Luxury Camping

A glamping tent
  • Adults-only eco-friendly glamping
  • Limited to only four tents on-site
  • Caters to guests with mobility impairments

9. Killalea Campground

If you’re looking for an excellent basic campsite near Kiama, look no further than Killalea Campground. Located in the serene Killalea Regional Park, between Wollongong and Kiama, the campground is within touching distance of breathtaking beaches such as Minnamurra Beach and Killalea Beach.

These beaches provide world-class surf breaks as well as great fishing. So, the campground is an ideal spot to easily access the great surf and fishing on offer at Killalea Regional Park.

The Killalea Campground has 53 marked sites and it also has a dormitory-style bunkhouse. The smaller sites are for a maximum of six people, and only one vehicle can park on the site. The larger sites are known as group sites and they can accommodate a maximum of eight people and two vehicles. The bunkhouse is available for a maximum of 40 people. All sites are unpowered and three of the campsites have a concrete slab, which is ideal for caravans.

This campsite near Kiama doesn’t provide the lavish facilities and amenities of the holiday parks in Kiama. But, in saying that, for an NPWS-managed campsite, the facilities are actually quite good. There is an amenities block with flush toilets and hot showers as well as a large sheltered camp kitchen with BBQ facilities.

Indeed, Killalea Campground provides a supremely natural setting and decent amenities for a comfortable stay. But, if you’re looking for a campsite with more facilities, you may want to consider a holiday park in Kiama or even holiday parks in Wollongong.

A caravan and camping gear at at a campsite called Killalea Campground in Killalea Regional Park
A tent at Killalea Campground
Stairs leading to facilities at Killalea Campground

10. Gerroa Surf Camp

Last but not least, the Gerroa Surf Camp is another camping option near Kiama. Located at Discovery Parks – Gerroa, the surf camp caters for kids and adolescents, running surf schools over the holidays. Gerroa Surf Camp offers different packages, some for a weekend and other camps lasting a whole week.

Sure, this is a fairly niche camping option. But, hear us out. The adults get to unwind in a lovely cabin at Discovery Parks while the kids have the time of their lives at surf camp on the same site. It sounds like a win-win to us!

Seven Mile Beach near Gerroa
Seven Mile Beach

So, have you found yourself the ideal holiday park, caravan site or camping option in Kiama? If not, don’t worry. Perhaps, you just want to stay at a good old-fashioned hotel or apartment conveniently located in the town of Kiama. That way, you’ll enjoy the comfort of immaculate accommodation while being just a short distance from the wondrous Kiama Coast.

Below, we’ve handpicked the most popular and highly reviewed Kiama accommodation options.

Nova Kiama

A pool and deck chairs at Nova Kiama
  • Elegant luxury four-star hotel
  • Conveniently located near Surf Beach and Blowhole Point
  • Flawless outdoor swimming pool

Kiama Shores

Pool at Kiama Shores
  • Located in the heart of Kiama
  • Gorgeous saltwater swimming pool
  • Facilities for people with mobility impairments

The Sebel Kiama

Bedroom at The Sebel Kiama
  • A luxury 4.5 star resort
  • Exquisite harbourside location at Blowhole Point
  • Spacious and air-conditioned rooms

Bellevue Accommodation

Bellevue Accommodation at night
  • Conveniently located in the Kiama town centre
  • Fully self-contained apartments with kitchen
  • Recently refurbished with charming decor

Terralong Terrace Apartments

Pool and deck chairs at Terralong Terrace Apartments
  • Located in the heart of Kiama
  • Modern air-conditioned apartments
  • Outdoor solar-heated swimming pool and spa bath

Other Kiama Accommodation Guides

Still looking for your perfect Kiama accommodation? To help you find something that suits your needs exactly, read our other Kiama accommodation guides.

Things to Do in Kiama

We hope that this guide (or perhaps one of our other accommodation guides) makes choosing accommodation in Kiama nice and easy. Maybe, the hard part will be knowing what to do and see during your trip to Kiama. To find out more information about the best things to do in Kiama, please read our detailed Kiama guides.

If you’ve seen all the sites in Kiama and want to explore further afield, consider a walk in Minnamurra Rainforest or Macquarie Pass National Park.

A white-coloured lighthouse
Kiama Lighthouse

How to Get to Kiama

It’s possible to use public transport to get to Kiama. From Sydney, you can jump on a train to Kiama Station. We recommend using the Transport NSW Trip Planner or app to help plan your journey.

Of course, the easiest and quickest way to get to Kiama is to drive. Certainly, if you want the ultimate freedom to explore the Kiama Coast and perhaps even further afield during your trip, we recommend driving there and having a vehicle to get around.

Car Hire

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If you don’t have your own car, you should hire one using Discover Cars. Personally, we use Discover Cars and highly recommend them for finding your ideal car hire at an affordable price. Booking online is super easy and the free cancellation policy is great.

To find out more about renting a car with Discover Cars, read our Discover Cars review and Discover Cars Insurance review.

Kiama Holiday Parks, Caravan and Campsites FAQs

Below, you’ll find the most commonly asked questions about holiday parks, caravan parks and campsites in Kiama.

Views from cabins at Kendalls on the Beach Holiday Park in Kiama

How Many Caravan Parks Are in Kiama?

In the town of Kiama, you’ll find three caravan parks – Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park, Kendalls On The Beach and BIG4 Easts Beach Holiday Park. Although Kiama Harbour Cabins is located in Kiama, it doesn’t offer any caravan sites. Otherwise, there are holiday parks offering caravan sites in Gerringoing (Werri Beach Holiday Park) and Gerroa (Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park and Discovery Parks).

Are There Dog Friendly Kiama Caravan Parks?

Yes, the following parks are pet friendly: Kiama Surf Beach Holiday Park, Kendalls On The Beach, Werri Beach Holiday Park and Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park. Albeit, these parks only have a select number of dog-friendly cabins and sites available outside of peak season. Also, you’ll have to call the respective park directly to book dog-friendly accommodation.

Is Kiama Worth Visiting?

Kiama is a stunning coastal town with wonderful natural and historical sites that are certainly worth seeing. Undoubtedly, Kiama is a great place for a coastal getaway and staying at a holiday park, caravan site or camping area is a great way to experience this destination.

Aerial shot of Blowhole Point

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We acknowledge and respect the First Nations people as the Traditional Custodians of the land/water that we visited and recognise that sovereignty was never ceded.

Daniel Piggott

Physiotherapist turned travel blogger, Dan is a keen hiker, natural wonder seeker and world traveller. He loves writing travel guides to help his readers explore the most beautiful destinations in the world.

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