Published: Thursday, 28 April 2022

Finding parks with ensuite sites in Western Australia is super easy with Summerstar Tourist Parks. With multiple parks across Western Australia, no matter which location you’re planning to visit, you’ll find clean and affordable ensuite camping sites.

All you need to do is enter the number of people, which park you prefer, and your travel dates, and you will find plenty of ensuite caravan site options available for your stay.


What is an ensuite caravan site?

Ensuite sites are equipped with a private toilet, hand basin and shower, and some have powered sites to connect to your vehicle. It is a more convenient option, especially for families who prefer a bit of privacy during their stay.

These camping sites come with a concrete slab that you can park your vehicle on, while some also have space for a tent for travellers that prefer to camp.

It is very much a more hygienic option too. There are even options for having power, water and sullage connections to make it a comfortable stay at an affordable price.


Find ensuite caravan sites in WA

There are plenty of scenic options in Western Australia to choose from, with amenities and experiences that will help you find that fun, relaxing or adventure-filled vacation you and your family are looking for.


Summerstar holiday park sites across WA

Esperance Bay Holiday Park, 1km from the town centre of Esperance. The powered ensuite sites in Esperance are powered so you can charge your electronics or power your caravan. It is also close to places where you can go fishing, snorkelling and other beachside experiences.

Capricorn Holiday Park is located in Carnarvon. The powered ensuite camping sites sleep up to 6 guests and have access to a large swimming pool. It also has a shared camp kitchen, WiFi hotspot and a playground to play in.

Belair Gardens Caravan Park in Geraldton has accommodation that sleeps up to 6 guests, clean amenities and sites that are either grass or hard-standing. It's near art museums and tours to see the surrounding Geraldton attractions.

Horrocks Beach Caravan Park on the Coral Coast. This park has ensuite sites and powered sites for motorhomes and caravans. You'll also find laundry facilities and a camp kitchen for the guests, as well as a playground for the kids to play on.

Jurien Bay Tourist Park is close to the beach and has a range of adrenaline-fuelled experiences such as sky diving! The ensuite camping sites are all powered to keep your electronics at full charge. It even has boat parking facilities.

Red Bluff Tourist Park in Kalbarri is surrounded by a national park. Recently built, all camping sites at Red Bluff come with an ensuite unit with shower, toilet and sink. Kalbarri offers a unique rocky coastal experience to visitors.

Margaret River Tourist Park is located in the town centre. Visiting this park allows you to explore the beautiful countryside of Margaret River. With free WiFi, pet-friendly options, and powered ensuite accommodation for up to 6 guests, it is a perfect place to visit as a family.

Riverview Tourist Park is located on the banks of the Margaret River. It is a beautiful destination for those who enjoy tasting local foods and wines. View the range of ensuite sites and make your booking to enjoy a relaxing riverside stay.

Tom Price Tourist Park is the perfect destination if you want to visit Karijini National Park. It has hard-standing ensuite caravan sites that are not suitable for tents, powered sites and a swimming pool.

Rest Point Caravan Park in Walpole is close to Mt Frankland and Nornalup National Park. Surrounded by beautiful greenery and native animals, you’ll be sleeping with the calming sounds of nature.

Broome Caravan Park is a few minutes away from the centre of Broome, a town that offers many fun experiences and attractions, such as camel rides, beautiful beaches and local restaurants - fun for all the family!


Pros and cons of ensuite sites for campers

Can’t decide whether an ensuite site is a right option?

While those seeking a holiday unit with beds and a kitchen should opt for roofed accommodation, ensuite sites are perfect for travellers that prefer camping or caravanning but still want the privacy and comfort of their own facilities.


Pros

  • You have your very own bathroom.
  • It is more hygienic because it is not shared.
  • You do not have to go far for the bathroom, especially at night or in winter.
  • It ensures privacy and security.
  • You’ll have access to power throughout your stay.
  • It provides a safe area to lock up your travel gear.
  • It’s a great option for families with young children and babies.


Cons

  • While the facilities will be clean on arrival, you will be responsible for cleaning the facilities if any mess is made.
  • It is usually slightly more expensive than non-ensuite sites.


Pros and cons of caravans with inbuilt facilities

Again, it boils down to personal preference. Having caravans with inbuilt facilities is what most people are used to and therefore may be preferred - especially when venturing off the beaten track. However, having bathroom facilities external to the caravan may fare as a better option for those looking to make use of plumbed facilities.


Pros

  • You do not need to leave your caravan.
  • You do not need to carry your toiletries to the bathroom.
  • It ensures privacy and security.


Cons

  • You would need to clean your caravan facilities.
  • You are responsible for cleaning out the sewage.
  • If multiple individuals are staying with you, there will be a waiting time.
  • It is often a very cramped space.


Which option is best for you?

Weighing in on which of the two has the most advantages, it seems that using ensuite sites is the better option. Not only do they have more pros than cons, but they also provide a comfortable accommodation option at an affordable price.

It doesn't matter if you are in a motorhome, caravan or tent - ensuite sites work well. It provides an advantage for those who prefer a level of privacy when using the bathroom or for families with kids.

Camping in winter? Find a park with powered sites!

No more walking in the cold to the park's public bathroom, plus being connected to power will keep your mobile and heating devices on throughout your stay.


Book your next WA adventure

Visiting Western Australia's amazing rural towns and locations provides an amazing experience. With beautiful scenery and a range of parks to visit, you're sure to find the perfect ensuite site to relax and enjoy.

Some of the sites have accommodation for persons in wheelchairs or who have mobility difficulties which is a wonderful step into creating an inclusive experience for all.

Get inspired and plan your next holiday away today!


Frequently asked questions

Are ensuite caravan sites more expensive?

While usually more expensive than roofed accommodation, finding a site does not have to break the bank. Ensuite sites provide an affordable option for families and adventure travellers.

Paying extra is worth it as it offers a sense of luxury and should be on everybody's list of must-haves when choosing a camping site.

Will an ensuite site always have power available?

Yes, they always have power. It is handy for watching television, charging devices, keeping the internet connection on, and lighting your space. You will no longer need an abundance of portable gadgets, power packs or generators. A powered ensuite site will allow you to stay connected at all times.

How do I find out which park facilities a site has?

For further information, visit Summerstar Tourist Parks. Finding exactly what you are looking for will make your stay all the more worthwhile. All of the parks on the website offer fantastic facilities.

Do most caravan sites in Australia have ensuite facilities or not?

All parks owned by Summerstar Tourist Parks have an ensuite site option. As Australia is known for its great outdoors, more and more people want to experience these wonders in more secure, luxurious ways. Providing ensuite facilities is a great way to ensure this for guests.


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