rv friendly towns TASMANIA directory free low cost sites

Tasmania is well-equipped when it comes to towns that are RV Friendly (recreational vehicles friendly). There are towns dotted all over the state with varying options for overnight and longer stays at no, or low cost. As RV travel and tourism becomes more and more popular in Australia, Tasmania has identified the many benefits and opportunities that flow from increased visitation in this area and have therefore identified the need to promote and facilitate the RV lifestyle across the island state of Tasmania. Our RV Friendly towns in Tasmania list details small towns that offer services and amenities useful to caravanners. The RV Friendly Town scheme is an initiative of the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia and is provided as a way of helping caravanners to identify small towns so that they can plan their touring itinerary. To qualify as an RV Friendly Town, they must offer a selection of services including a 24-hour medical service or pharmacy, a mechanic or service centre that can offer basic vehicle repairs, access to a visitor information centre and a town map, access to potable water and a dump station and long-term parking available close to the town centre. RV friendly towns display a sign near its town border and beside main entry routes into the town.
In Tasmania, there are a growing number of towns that are RV Frienldy, and that welcome visitors to their town and region. Below is a comprehensive list of RV Friendly towns across Tasmania
  • The RV Friendly program is an initiative of the Campervan & Motorhome Association of Australia and is aimed to assist independent RV travellers as they travel throughout Australia. The club supports freedom of choice when camping overnight and believes that RV travellers should have access to an appropriate accommodation mix, including affordable, low cost and commercial options in caravan, cabin and tourist parks. The RV Friendly Town and RV Friendly Destination programs offer business owners the opportunity to deliver services in meeting the needs of RV tourists, while at the same time growing their businesses.
  • To be considered an RV Friendly Town, the town must provide long-term parking close to the town centre at a reasonable rate, a 24-hour medical service or pharmacy, a mechanic or service centre that can offer basic vehicle repairs, access to potable water and a dump point, access to a Visitor Information Centre and a town map. Many of the RV Friendly Camping areas in Tasmania are completely free, which is simply amazing! Others offer low-cost options, and in many cases the locations are simply stunning. We support this way of travelling, but also encourage travellers to upport commercial operators who have expensive infrastructure to maintain.