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Birdsville Country Races

Where: 1590 kilometres west of Brisbane

Each September visitors from all over Australia gather in the tiny outback town of Birdsville for the Annual Birdsville Racing Carnival. The Carnival continues over two days so if you don’t want to miss it, timing is everything!

The Birdsville Races has a long history,

Waterfall Way

Where: Coffs Harbour to Armidale

Waterfall way is a scenic drive that winds through 191 km of spectacular landscape.

This route takes you from Coffs Harbour through the breathtaking tablelands of the New England region and features national parks, lush rainforests, beautiful countryside and vast, open landscape.

This drive offers plenty of

Fraser Island Adventure Tours

Where: Southern Coast of Queensland
Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island and has a range of beautiful places to explore. From crystal clear water, to rainforests, to rolling sand dunes, this island gives you the chance to explore Australia’s precious ecosystem and stunning beauty. You can choose to

Long Paddock

Where: Cobb Highway, NSW

Looking for a real outback adventure? Long Paddock takes you through the wide open spaces of country NSW and leads you to iconic outback towns such as Broken Hill, Bourke and White Cliffs. At more than 600km long this route spans along the Cobb Highway from

Heraldsun – Melbourne Victoria

It bills itself as “the traveller’s bible” with good reason. The comprehensive 408-page fifth edition of Camps Australia Wide guidebook includes more than 3550 campsites, making it mandatory reading for budget-conscious roadtrippers.       Authors Philip and Cathryn Fennell have traversed more than 90,000km reviewing sites for this long-awaited new edition,

Outer Edge – The Ultimate Adventure Magazine – 5th Edition

Updated edition of the staple reference guide for any self-respecting camper. Pinpoints most, but not all, sites with easy to follow symbology and accurate map placing with directions. Would be even better if there was a smaller version for backpacks. ‘CampsSnaps’ version with images gives you an idea of

Channel 7 Local News – Queensland

A Sunshine Coast couple living the Australian Dream and travelling around the nation are now earning a living from their many adventures.

The self-published book on campsites and caravan parks, Camps Australia Wide, has become a bible for the budget conscious traveller. A must have for the budget traveller, it

The Great Outdoors – Channel 7

Ask Ernie… “In terms of where to travel, Australia has some great spots for caravan holidays right across the country. For a comprehensive guide, Camps Australia Wide has got over 3300 listings including rest areas, free camps and National Parks all over the country. You can contact the publisher

Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia Ltd

Camps Australia Wide –
The Ultimate Guide for the Budget Conscious Traveller
by CMCA Member, Phil Procter

A4 size, over 400 pages. 3,300 sites, 101 maps, colour-coded States, index of highway routes, alpha list of site names, regular updates on the Camps Australia Wide web site. An order form is depicted on

Around-Oz

This is definitely the most expensive camping guide available in Australia – but is it? All the others to date, bar one, cover individual states and some just parts of a state, so overall it really is terrific value. Added to this, it truly is a very professional publication.