If you have been thinking about how to see Australia and also the most cost-effective means then you have probably come to the conclusion that a campervan is the way to do it. It gives you the flexibility of being able to drive wherever you want, whenever you want as well as the added bonus of being your hotel room on wheels. No need to worry about finding a good place to stay, all you need to do is find a campervan or campsite and you can park and set up for the night or the month, it’s your choice!
Here are four reasons you should rent a campervan for your adventures through the Outback.
Having your own vehicle is freeing in itself but also have your home on wheels allows you to park in locales you would not be able to if you were going the hostel route. With access to oceanfront campgrounds, those smack dab in the middle of the Outback, or simply on the outskirts of a large city the possibilities really are endless. Also, if you find that you are not clicking with a place you can just drive away. You do not need to stick around waiting for public transportation which may be inconvenient and only run once a day often leaving you stranded for hours.
A Room With A View
Since all you need to do is pop open the back doors on your van, or open up the blinds you will be greeted with some pretty spectacular views you would normally need to pay a lot of dollars for if you were at a hotel.
As well, you may be driving in some remote places which are almost entirely full of locals. Parking in a local RV community or asking locals where you should go allows you to experience the community and possibly have some experiences you would not normally have if you were backpacking.
Besides saving a ton of money, you can be on your own time schedule. You do not need to be constantly worried about your itinerary. If you feel like you found the perfect surf spot than you can just park there and go surfing every morning and evening until you are ready to move on. This can lead to some real moments of destressing and relaxation you would not find if you were following the typical backpack trail and staying at hostels.