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Girraween National Park, Queensland
Camping

Girraween National Park, Queensland

Recently there have been some big changes to the camping arrangements at Girraween National Park, south of Stanthorpe near the QLD/NSW border. For many years the main campgrounds were Bald and Castle Rock Camps, to the north and south of Pyramid road. Bald Rock was a very popular site for many years and was until recently the only site available as Castle Rock was undergoing extensive upgrades. Recently these upgrades have been completed but this has also meant the unfortunate shutting of Bald Rock as a campground, now day use only. NOTE: this is different to Bald Rock Campground in

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Camp at Patchewollock Hotel, Victoria
Caravan Parks

Camp at Patchewollock Hotel, Victoria

Established after the First World War, Patchewollock is a small town in North-West Victoria with a population of less than 200. Located 41 km SW of Ouyen or 49 km N of Hopetoun, “Patche” is home to an amazing silo art piece by Brisbane-based street artist Fintan Magee, sometimes referred to as the ‘Australia’s Banksy’. The giant mural depicts local sheep and grain farmer, Nick ‘Noodle’ Hulland, chosen for his ‘classic farmer looks’ and his strong connection to the farming community. Patchewollock Caravan Park (formerly Patche Sunset Retreat) has closed! However you can still camp there, it is now called

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Caravan Parks

New owners and new name: Dumbara Burru Caravan Park, Western Australia

As the new managers of the Dumbara Burru Caravan Park (formerly West Kimberley Lodge & Caravan Park), the Winun Ngari Aboriginal Corporation invites you to enjoy this little slice of paradise set amongst tropical gardens. Kick back and relax in its child free, tranquil surroundings or get involved in the community art space. Dumbara features 20 shady powered sites, 16 unpowered sites and is pet friendly for smaller dogs. It is open seasonally from May – November. The site has a full suite of facilities including toilets and showers with disabled access, drinking water, dump point, laundry as well as

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Wills Beach Shack SA 2
Beaches & Coasts

New listing: Wills Beach Shack, South Australia

Located approx 240 km South of Adelaide or 140 km North West of Mt Gambier, the small coastal town of Kingston SE lies at the southern end of Lacapede Bay, just north of the Cape Jaffa on the South Australian coast. This seaside town is home to the famous “Big Lobster”, known by locals as Larry. Larry sees thousands of visitors every year. You can dine in at the on site restaurant or take your choice of fresh lobster back to your camp for some fancy bush tucker! A great spot to kick back and enjoy your lobster dinner, is

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Jundah Hotel Caravan Park is now free!
Camping

Jundah Hotel Caravan Park Queensland is now free!

by Jed Elmer We are all feeling the pinch financially at the moment, with many campsites and caravan parks increasing their fees year on year, and free sites sometimes feeling a bit ‘bare bones’. It’s a rare pleasure to hear about a council bucking the trend and making a formerly paid site – now free for all patrons. Jundah Hotel Caravan Park is located between Longreach and Windorah on the upper reaches of Cooper Creek, just south of Stonehenge and west of the Welford National Park. The site features basic but clean amenities, is suitable for all vehicle types, including

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