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7 things I didn’t know about the Melbourne Cup

 

 

 

 

Without an exception, everyone was so friendly. Every queue (and there will be a few queues), all in our finery, people were excited to be there and smiling. From our seat near the finish line, waiting for lunch, or champagne – even in the Ladies – people were

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

Changes to Paskeville campsites, SA

CAMPS has been informed that Paskeville Oval (SA no.284) has been closed for camping. The reason, we were told, was because too many people were leaving a mess. This is not something communities or volunteers should have to deal with.

Try our updated, latest generation App

Did you know CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE have an app? Unlike other camping apps in the market, you know you can rely on CAMPS and includes not just free and budget camps

By |November 1st, 2018|General|0 Comments|

Horses for Courses

On the eve of the Melbourne Cup, I am so very excited – it will be my first ever time at this Aussie icon. Even better, I’ll be sharing the occasion with my mum. I expect a few more crowds there, compared to our hobby horse races, won by dice throws on our –

By |October 30th, 2018|General|0 Comments|

Camp at Number 1

That’s the name of one of our newest listings. Named because you’ll be camping on the banks of Yabba Creek at the Crossing Number One. Only 3 km out of Imbil, in the Mary Valley, Queensland – if you reach the crossing, you’ve gone too far. Owners, Lian

By |October 24th, 2018|Camping, QLD|0 Comments|

A call out for your photos!

It is round the country today for our newsletter. From wildflowers in Western Australia, a creek bed freedom camp in North Queensland (within metres of a pub) and three new station stays in South Australia, tantalisingly positioned between two wine regions. 

As Heatley and I are updating more and more

New free camp: Little Mulgrave Creek

Thanks to Phil Hughes for this update.

We are staying at a free camp on the Little Mulgrave Creek, approx 11kms west of Gordonvale and 46kms east of Atherton, Queensland. Co ordinates: 17 8’ 22” S  145 43”26” E.

From Gordonvale you travel 11kms on Gillies Highway, turn right where a

3 New Farmstay Listings in South Australia

When CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE hears about about new campgrounds being set up by teenagers, we think it is worthwhile sharing the story. Kadee Clarke (pictured on the right) told me it is best to list the phone number of her business partner, Hannah (her older brother’s girlfriend, on the

By |October 22nd, 2018|Camping, SA|0 Comments|
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    Tozer’s Bushcamp – “One of the best bushcamps we’ve stayed at!”

Tozer’s Bushcamp – “One of the best bushcamps we’ve stayed at!”

Tozer’s Bushcamp near Bremer Bay, WA will be a new listing in CAMPS 10. There’s amenities, fireplaces, BBQ and picnic tables, mobile phone coverage and pets allowed (under control). Carron Stevenson sent us this report and images. 

It’s all in bush and wildflowers and orchids abound, including the Queen of Sheba which is flowering now.

By |October 17th, 2018|Camping, WA|0 Comments|

New listing: ARVOS Camp

Julie Lee and husband Mark have a working cattle property called ‘Birchgrove’ in the rural Queensland town of Aramara, with a camping area in one section called Arvos Camp. Julie wrote to us about their new venture: After travelling Australia for 2 laps during …

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