Monthly Archives: May 2019

2019 is the Year of Outback Tourism

From star gazing and bush storytelling to camp drafting and dunny racing, The Outback is set to come alive in 2019 and beyond with dozens of new and much-loved tourism events and experiences receiving more than $1.1 million in funding.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the 27 recipients of round one

Pies, festivals and a new camp ground

Concerts are not something I have done a lot of over the years. Probably due to dragging four kids along to events like this is not always easy. 

Well, it was a lifelong aim to see Jimmy Barnes live. On the Mother’s Day weekend we took our two eldest and

New Listing: Susan River Homestead

We are pleased to add this pet friendly property to our list. This stay is perfect for horse lovers especially as there are more than 60 gentle mannered horses and over 1600 acres of pastures and bush land for you to explore. With horse riding, there’s something for all

Kendenup Nature Based Camp Ground is 5 star

Thank you Viv for this review of WA site 216 in Camps 10, or find it on our Camps Australia Wide App! 
 
In WA … off the Albany highway, between Cranbrook and Mt Barker, is Kendenup, at the sporting grounds. 
There is power and unpowered sites, very good toilets and showers.

A tribute to Kym Leech

The team at CAMPS send our sad farewell to Kym Leech, who passed away this month.

He and his partner, Lyn Hutton, formed the ‘No Boundaries’ team. They had the enviable job of visiting and photographing campsites all over Australia – and helped us keep the book and app updated. 

The

NEW Listing: Kenilworth Bluff Campground

Kenilworth Bluff Campground is a new addition to the App. It is pet friendly with toilets and showers, fireplaces, shade views and mobile coverage. Highly recommended by CAMPS researchers Graham and Judy Gardiner, they say it is a terrific place for groups and budget priced, too.

A new name for the camp at Pooncarie

There’s a new name for the camp at Pooncarie – known as Padda Park in Camps 10, NSW site 1153. It is now Pooncarie Multi Purpose Park (Wakefied Oval).

Site fees and deposit for key (for power) is payable at Pooncarie Hotel, 9 Tarcoola St.

This site features 1200 acres of dispersed

A border crossing: 2 swimming holes and 1 watering hole!

Our four are rock scramblers and waterfall lovers from way back. For recent teen birthday, we discovered a little oasis only minutes from the Gold Coast, onto a waterfall and one of our favourite pubs.

Stay at Kambalda West RV Stop

CAMPS Researcher, Graham Gardiner was very impressed with the quality of this free camp, and wanted to say, “Thank you Kambalda and to the friendly council ranger who welcomed us”. 

It is a find for any family – with BBQ, covered playground, free tennis court, skatepark and sports field close

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New managers at Rochester Riverside Holiday Park

 

Large motorhomes and three wheelers welcome!

 

This council owned caravan park, is now under new management – with Rochester Recreation Reserve Committee, and welcome new on-site managers, Bruce and Eileen Kilpatrick.

Previously called Rochester Caravan & Camping Park, it also comes with a new name and please update your books with their new website, www.rochesterriverside.com.au