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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’  

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

A local’s guide – Great Central Rd

My Wife and I live with our 2 year old on the Great Central Rd in an Indigenous community called Docker River. We see many tourists end up in these parts with half-truths and many questions on their mind. Below are some of the most common concerns and questions

2014 Clarence Valley ‘Country Muster’ 27th October 2014

The second Clarence Valley Country Muster is from October 27th to November 3rd 11 Coulters Lane, Calliope, Ulmarra NSW (19 KM NE of Grafton off the A1)

Chief organiser Wendy Gordon, who runs the muster on her property at Calliope (NSW) just north of Grafton, us looking forward to opening

Consider yourself invited to a country feast

Take a best walk-up artist award of a $2000 recording contract, add a free CD of the performers, throw in raffle prises including a week on a Clarence River houseboat and cover with spades full of seasoned country music while devouring the best locally – produced tucker in the

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Early Pleasures of Camping With my Parents -Guest Blogger

Recollections of the pleasures of touring and camping with my parents more than 60 years ago in a 1947 Buick. By John Price QLD

My parents, especially my father, loved to get out in the country: walking, camping, shooting. But mostly just breathing the fresh country air and enjoying nature.

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