Wondering what to do with the kids every weekend? Consider an On-site Caravan for Sale. These permanent caravans are located in amazing caravan parks all over Australia. People spend a lot of money on holidays within Australia and overseas but the costs will depend on the accommodation availability at the time you want to go. If its busy school holidays then you will pay high prices. Considering an On-site Caravan for Sale will mean you will have a place where you can go any time of the year and all you pay is a fixed yearly fee.

If you live in the major cities – Sydney and Melbourne then many Sydney people look at On site Caravans for Sale in the South Coast NSW and Melbourne people look at On site Caravans for Sale in Mornington Peninsular and Geelong area. These areas are popular as they are driving distance from the major cities. Within the NSW south coast popular locations of Onsite Caravans for Sale are Shoalhaven Heads and Sussex Inlet. It’s an easy 2 ½ hour drive from Sydney which is just about the right length of time you are keen to stay in the car.

Ongoing Costs

On-site Caravan for Sale

A few things to remember about On-site Caravan for Sale is that there are ongoing costs. The price of an On-site Caravan for Sale can range from $10,000 to $30,000. This is not a big ask considering the number of years you can enjoy the van for. However you need to remember that there are yearly site fees. The average annual site fee is around $5,000. When you consider an On-site Caravan for Sale you are need to make sure that you will use the Onsite Caravan often enough throughout the year so that it justifies the ongoing costs. If you do not take full advantage of your small holiday home and for instance only stay twice in a year then $5,000 is a lot of money to pay for two weekends away.

Caravan Park atmosphere

When you start your search, you will see that there is an On-site Caravan for Sale in nearly every caravan park around Australia and its hard to choose which Caravan Park to choose from. Its important that you choose the right Caravan Park which has the right atmosphere for your family. It’s a good idea to stay in the Caravan Park in an overnight site and get a feel for the people that stay there. If you are looking for a quiet park because you have young children then look out for rowdy visitors and rowdy onsite caravan owners. If you are looking for a Caravan Park that has other children to play with your children then see if there are other families in the park. 


As you will be purchasing an Onsite Caravan, you will still be renting the land the onsite caravan sits on. This is the annual fees that you will be paying. It’s a good idea to figure out if the park has good decent managers. If you can, it’s a good idea when looking at On-site Caravan for Sale to ask the current owners about the managers. Are they easy to deal with? Do they communicate with the onsite caravan owners regularly? Are they flexible when it comes to renovations and changes you might like to do to the onsite caravan?

If you live in Sydney you might want to consider On site Caravans for Sale in South Coast NSW or Onsite Caravans for Sale Shoalhaven Heads. If you live in Melbourne you might want to start your search in Baron Heads, Ocean Grove and the Mornington Peninsular. Good luck with your search. 


Julian Rembrandt has spent the last 10 years in the hotel industry across Australia and Asia. Permanent Onsite Caravans have been around for many decades but the knowledge about how to make the right purchase decision has been limited. Julian helps to educate people on the best ways to go about owning an Onsite Caravan. Julian Rembrandt owns and operates Holidaylife.com.au, a listing site for Onsite Caravan for Sale.