Welcome to Hillston
A hidden gem in the picturesque rural town of Hillston.
About hillston caravan park
Hillston Caravan Park is an ideal stop on the Kidman Way, a terrific route traversing the pristine regional NSW. The Park is situated 6 hours north from Melbourne, 5 hours south from Bourke and just an hour’s drive from the regional centre of Griffith. Hillston Caravan Park offers a warm welcome and a relaxing atmosphere for travellers from near and far.
This tranquil and tidy Park is located within walking distance from the town amenities including cafes, restaurants, supermarket, newsagency, pharmacy and shops. The Park offers accommodation for families, couples, groups of friends, travellers and workers alike. The Park features a range of accommodation to choose from; spacious grassy sites, camping areas and self-contained cabins.
The Park is a great base from which to explore the natural beauty of the Outback, enjoy the green parks on the Lachlan River – a stark contrast to the otherwise arid landscape. Discover the native flora and fauna and take in the rich history of the region.
All enquiries are welcomed, whether you are looking for an overnight stay, holiday break or are planning to stay longer.
The town of Hillston was founded in 1863 in the Western Riverina Region, on the banks of Lachlan River. The town is located approximately 700 km southwest of Sydney and 550 km north of Melbourne. Hillston is on the Kidman Way between Bourke in the north and Jerilderie in the south. Hillston is the biggest town in the Carrathool Shire Local Government Area with a population of approximately 1,465 people. The Shire also comprises of the surrounding villages of Goolgowi, Merriwagga, Rankins Springs and Carrathool encompassing a total land area of 19,000 square kilometers.
The Lachlan River flows through Hillston and constitutes a part of the Australia’s largest river system, the Murray-Darling Basin. The Basin together with the effective irrigation system has contributed to the thriving agriculture surrounding Hillston. The farms produce traditional grain crops, cotton and a variety of vegetables, fruits and nuts such as potatoes, cherries, almonds and garlic. Not forgetting the citrus orchards and olive groves shaping the landscape – the Basin area is aptly referred to as ‘Australia’s food bowl’.