Monthly Archives: November 2018

Why I joined Main Beach Surf Club

We are proud members of Rainbow Beach Surf Club – we are thrilled all four kids are now all lifesavers. The eldest works as a lifeguard to help him through uni, and our youngest has his last season of Nippers. 

When we stayed at Main Beach Tourist Park recently –

Budget camp draws travellers to Eumungerie

Chris Shepherd is a volunteer who helps administer Eumungerie Recreation Reserve (NSW no. 826 in CAMPS 9), between Dubbo and Gilgandra.

The camp has toilets, cold showers, powered sites, BBQ, and it is pet friendly. There is a fire bin and they even provide firewood for free. There is no longer

By |November 30th, 2018|Camping, NSW|0 Comments|

Pre-order your Caravan Parks Australia Wide 5 book Now…

Caravan Parks Australia Wide 5  (our new 2019 edition) is now available on pre-order. 

The book will be shipped late December – estimates are for after Christmas. Including free shipping, you can purchase it now, and you will be amongst the first deliveries, hot off the press. 

Already, the bookings are

Tried and tested: Main Beach Tourist Park

Last weekend we realised our caravan plus the tow A-frame is closer to 24 foot, not 23. When you visit Main Beach Caravan Park, if yours is a similar length, ask for a longer site. 

Just a moderate sized park in-between Southport and Surfers Paradise, QLD, the staff were welcoming,

Help Gympie Region build the right RV Strategy

CAMPS travellers, please help our local region become more RV friendly, and let them know what we need. Gympie Regional Council is seeking your views on RV (Recreational Vehicle) tourism to attract and encourage visitors to the Gympie Region.
Comments are now being sought to help shape Council’s RV Strategy to

By |November 20th, 2018|General, QLD|0 Comments|

1 easy tip for updating to our latest version App Camps 3.0.1

If your CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App has automatically updated to Camps 3.0.1, we are finding some people need some assistance to have the App working the way it was designed.

If it doesn’t appear right on your tablet, iPad or mobile phone, or it is not working correctly, it hasn’t completed the

Relisted: Woolbrook Hall, NSW

After first mentioned in CAMPS in 2012, Woolbrook Hall in NSW has just been relisted in CAMPS. The Camp Area is behind School of Arts Hall, on the south side of river. There is a toilet, shower, information shelter, playground, and the women’s amenities have disability access. 

Power is available, pets are allowed, plus

By |November 14th, 2018|Camping, NSW|0 Comments|

3 FREE new camps in Bunbury, WA

Congratulations to Bunbury Council with 3 new free camps planned.

The Western Australian city announces a trial of overnight rest areas for a period of two years at the following locations:

Wyalup-Rocky Point – Barbecues, ablutions, picnic tables, litter bins, beach showers, drink fountain, ocean views.
Ocean Drive Carpark – (at Scott Street)

Favourite events – Festival of Small Halls

If you enjoy a relaxed night of music, try to attend Australia’s largest dedicated regional music tour, Festival of Small Halls.

The 2018 Summer Tour, features Canada’s two-time JUNO Award-winner, Old Man Luedecke and local folk festival favourite, Lucy Wise.

Our town was very fortunate to host the festival for the

My Melbourne Cup experience

The Melbourne Cup is just one of those iconic Aussie events that is on bucket lists everywhere. 

Despite the rain, it lived up to our expectations. Mum and I arrived just before the deluge. Unfortunately our ticketed seat was right upstairs, with no cover. We managed to stay dry downstairs

By |November 14th, 2018|General, VIC|0 Comments|