An icon within the beautiful Southern Highlands

Mittagong Caravan Park and service station was officially opened on Saturday 30th January 1960 by the New South Wales minister for public works Mr P. N Ryan. Since this time the caravan park has provided a place for people to escape to and enjoy the many sights and attractions of the beautiful Southern Highlands.

Below are some great articles relating to the history and establishment of the caravan park, making it a noticeable icon within the Southern Highlands area.

Highlands history, caravan holiday spot in Mittagong

Philip Morton – Southern Highland News

THE local district is renowned for its natural beauty and from early days attracted many holiday makers. They visited by train after the southern line opened in the 1860s.

Highlands History: Mittagong Caravan Park

Philip Morton – Southern Highland News

FROM the mid 1930s, motorists with caravans in tow began travelling the Hume Highway.
In April 1939 the Mittagong Oval and Baths recreation area was chosen by the motoring association NRMA for a special event.

  • "The Tourism Industry is such a developing and positive Industry to be involved in. It allows you to interact with guests coming to stay on their travels. We thrive on meeting new people, getting to know their stories and hosting them whilst staying on our park. There is nothing we love more, than to hear the feedback from our guests about the pleasant and enjoyable stay they have had with us. All our team work extremely hard in trying to ensure all our guests expectations are met and their overall experiences are positive. It’s great to see our guests returning to us each time they are in the Southern’s our acknowledgement that we must be doing something right!"

In February 1999 the current owners, Brett and Sue Funnell purchased the business and since this time have managed to grow the business by implementing modern style cabin accommodation and easy access powered sites with all the modern facilities the caravanning industry now require.

Brett and Sue have been within the tourism industry for over 29 years and have seen some major changes. Brett and Sue have always managed to keep up to date with industry changes, meet the demands of their guests by implementing fresh ideas and developments to their park.