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Playing Tetris; Video Game Lessons in Caravan Packing

If you’re embarking on an adventure in your caravan, a Big Lap or something a bit shorter (but no less exciting!), there is a lot involved in organising your trip. Destination planning, understanding caravan and vehicle weights, learning how to tow confidently, developing an emergency plan and undertaking first

Alpine National Park in Summer

Pack the tent or the van and head to the Alpine National Park in the warmer months. Make camp in snow gum woodlands at Lake Catani or camp amid wildflowers at Falls Creek. Cool off and cast a line in the Rocky Valley Dam or waterways in the Kiewa

The Outback Way May 2017 Update

Latest new letter from ‘The Outback Way’  

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    Free Camping full time ‘It can be done’ And save 1,000’s of dollars !

Free Camping full time ‘It can be done’ And save 1,000’s of dollars !

How they did it!

We sat down with Robyn to find out just how much effort went into their big lap, and the response was ‘very little’. “We bit the bullet and spent good money on the right van for starters,” Robyn says “After that we followed our Camps Australia

New edition of Caravan Parks Australia Wide

New edition of ‘Caravan Parks Australia Wide’, Australia’s most comprehensive Caravan & Tourist park guide for the RV traveller
The most comprehensive guide to Australia’s caravan and tourist parks has just released a brand new edition, packed full of new insights and details.

Now in its fourth edition, Caravan Parks Australia

Three Decisions you must make in order to travel Australia

Most people have dreams of packing everything up and travelling around Australia. Why is it that so few actually do it?
In most cases the path we lead in life we are not pioneering; someone has walked that path before and they generally leave clues, a roadmap for the follower

Explorers Highway – Iconic Roads of Australia

Explorers Highway

Re-tread the footsteps of one of the most intrepid souls ever to set foot in the Australian interior by following the Stuart Highway. Affectionately known as the Explorer’s Highway, this 2,834km long road splits the country neatly in two, and roughly traces the route taken by Scottish explorer

Gibb River Road – Iconic Roads of Australia

 

The Gibb River Road crosses the Kimberley region of northern Western Australia. Named for another titan of Australia’s formative years – this time the geologist and surveyor Andrew Gibb Maitland – the road spans 660km from the junction south of Wyndham to the town of Derby in the west.

While

Bush Camping Central Victoria

Central Victoria offers a lot of great camping opportunities.

From the stunning high country near Mount Feathertop or Falls Creek, to gold rush country near Bendigo, to stunning scenery near Daylesford, there is something for everyone.

With so many options, it can be difficult to know where to start. The five

Stone the Crows Festival 2015

Stone the Crows Festival is a unique event designed specifically for grey nomads. It doesn’t matter what sort of recreational vehicle you travel in, whether it’s a caravan or a motorhome, a fifth wheeler or a camper trailer, a campervan or a tent – everyone is welcome at the

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