Boy, have we seen some awesome free camps lately! Although we’ve based ourselves at Dinner Plain- we’ve had epic drives through the Victorian High Country. (You can check out the chalet here, there is room to park up a van out the front. But don’t take one up in winter!)

One thing up here, free camps are plentiful. Buckety Plain (pictured), Raspberry Hill and Langfords West are a winning free camp trifecta in the Alpine National Park – east of Falls Creek. That is, if you love the Aussie bush, hiking and escaping the heat.

This beautiful camp on the Glenelg River in Victoria is not to be missed. There’s plenty of room and you can launch kayaks off the bank from this shady riverside camp ….

Is this the friendliest RV town around? Karoonda has two pet friendly free camps including the Wheat Shuffle! The silos are lit up at night with revolving local art work …

Here’s a perfect spot on the north coast of Tassie. “The only sounds you’ll hear are the waves and the penguins” is how one traveller described Cooee Point Reserve …

Traveller Terri Lawrie shares his experiences travelling with wife Lynn, why they think bush camps are the best and free camps aren’t about the price

Have you ever camped at a free caravan park? Hebel, NSW boasts 2 free camps, and a quirky hotel bar where you’ll hear a bushranger tale or two …

What’s the secret to a really good chilli? Here’s my take on a healthy, super easy Chilli Con Carne that’s gluten and dairy free. I share my secret seasonings that make this tasty dish one my kids love.  WATCH NOW

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