A Brief History of Brownhill Creek Tourist Park

Since 2000 this family business has grown and become the place to stay in Adelaide.

The Brownhill Creek Tourist Park and Lane Cove in Sydney are the two oldest caravan parks in Australia.

Set in the valley at the foot of the hills, Brownhill Creek Tourist Park offers walking trails and cycling trails where guests can see remnant of the history of Mitcham from the early 1900’s.

We have taken great care to maintain and improve the property, its buildings and infrastructure investment in upgrades to both property and services while keeping the ambience of the natural and ecological settings of the property.

Brownhill Creek Tourist Park has internet tourist sites, web page, and Facebook page, accommodating a diverse range of international guests which at present are mainly from the following countries;

  • Germany
  • France
  • Britain
  • Italy
  • China
  • Netherlands
  • Israel
  • India
  • Japan
  • Canada
The team at the park have a good reputation nationally as a place to stay for new and continuing patrons particularly for its close location to the City of Adelaide, easy access to public transport, the cleanliness of accommodation, staff friendliness and attention, the rural ambience of the site, native birds and animals, together with its reasonable pricing structures.

Company Profile

7kms from the Adelaide CBD at the foot of the Adelaide Hills is Brownhill Creek Tourist Park. Surrounded by leafy green trees, set in the eastern suburb of Mitcham giving a country feel to a busy city. Established as a caravan park in 1954 Brownhill Creek Tourist Park is the perfect place to relax and unwind in tranquil surroundings.

Close to transport with direct routes to the city, easy access to Café’s, Bistro’s, hotels and shopping centres. A short 15 minute drive to the city, hospitals, beaches and fabulous shopping precincts. A 60 minute drive to the wine regions of the Barossa Valley and 25 minutes to McLaren Vale.

Steeped in history and wild life, Brownhill Creek Tourist Park offers the ease of access to many walking and cycling trails where ruins of the early 1900’s can be seen along with the 400 year old tree in the centre of the park called “The Monach”.

Our Vision

That the Brownhill Creek Caravan Park will be viewed by the local community and all who stay and visit the park as well cared for, properly manicured, safe, and presented as an excellent destination for its guests who are provided with outstanding customer service.


What time can we arrive at the tourist park?
Arrival time is after 11am for caravans & unpowered sites and after 2pm for all cabins
Are dogs allowed in the park?
Dogs are allowed on caravan and camping sites but not in cabins unless they are an assistance dog. Guests travelling with dog must fill out our Pet policy form.
Do you have a swimming pool?
Yes, we do have a swimming pool.
Do you have a playground?
Yes, we do have a playground suitable for children up to 10 years of age.
Is the Tourist Park close to public transport?
Yes, we are about 600 metres from the bus that takes you in to the city centre.
How long does it take to get into the city centre by bus?
It takes about 20 minutes.
Do we have to bring our own linen?
No. Linen including Bath towels are provided for all beds.
How far is the tourist park from the CBD?
7 kilometer.