Research shows Valentine’s Day camping trips are good for relationships

Sometimes the best gift can be time spent together in nature.

Research from Caravan Industry Association of Australia has demonstrated that caravan and camping trips can be beneficial for relationships.

The organisation’s Real Richness Report found that 85% of campers felt closer to their spouse or partner compared to 65% of non-campers.

For couples looking to make the most of time away together, camping trips offer a chance to disconnect from technology and enjoy time with one another in nature, with 94% of campers believing that camping creates happy memories.

“The value of camping to me is the exclusivity of the time I have with my partner, a female who participated in the research said.

“I am about to retire and intend to spend more time with my wife after an extended time in the Defence Force. It is time to pay some time back to my family,” a male participant added.

These positive responses reflect the true value that caravanning and camping adds to the lives of so many Australians.

The research was conducted by undertaking two surveys; one through a sample of 750 people who enjoy caravan ad camping trips, and the other with a group of 1000 Australians who had not caravanned or camped in the past 20 years.

For those without access to equipment or who would like to make their Valentine’s Day trip extra special, glamping is also an excellent option.

‘Glamorous camping’ has swept onto the scene in the last few years as part of the evolution of camping and offers all the perks of outdoor experiences without getting your hands dirty.

Essentially, glamping is a luxurious form of camping with options ranging from safari tents, to treehouses, beach shacks and more which are often fully equipped with electricity, baths and even kitchen facilities depending on the place.

All around Australia, scenic destinations are now offering unique glamping experiences on mountains, beaches, rainforests and more, with perfect Valentine’s Day options and something for everybody.

For more information about the Real Richness Report or glamping contact