Walk through history at Moonta RV Overnight Stop

Our roving CAMPS researchers, Judy and Graham Gardiner shared their stay at Kinto Park, Moonta. 

Kinto Park is a large grassed shady area, right at the edge of Moonta, a lovely country town with historic buildings and pleasant parks. 

Self-contained vehicles only. Showers and toilets are available a few blocks away. 


Freedom Camp at Ginty’s Lookout

The Red Centre is internationally famous for good reason, with massive natural wonders like the Ayers Rock and the Olgas in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, the breathtaking sandstone escarpments of Kings Canyon and the contrasting extremes of the MacDonnell ranges high, dry peaks and the cool, fresh sanctuary of

New caravan park near Perth

After an overhaul two years in the making, Queens Grove Caravan Village is a great find only 12 km from Perth. With very reasonable rates, the park is now host to multiple paved powered sites, and brand new amenities which are spotlessly clean.

Much of the Village has new lawn,

Are you part of the northern migration?

Well, it is chilly down south – even in The Centre. Friends are in Alice at the moment and tell us the nights are very brisk!

Or are you further north, like Ross Gilmartin and Matt Booth (pictured) happily soaking in the sunny on the NSW North Coast? 

I snapped them

What events and festivals do you recommend in Australia?

Who’s experiencing Birdsville’s Big Red Bash this year? 

With Midnight Oil headlining, and 16 other Aussie artists and bands including The Living End, Busby Marou, Kasey Chambers and Richard Clapton – I would love to be there with you! 

It is held July 16-18 – over three days and nights at

Maritime history at Port Albert Parking Area

An overnighter – but a beauty!  Just a slight detour in off the beaten track, Port Albert is a sleepy fishing village on the Victorian coast that caters well for a few self-contained RVs right on the foreshore. 

The town is steeped in maritime history with some of its buildings

Our Stay at Leichhardt Lagoon

Words by Desmond Fittock.  Photography by Beverley Fittock

We arrived at Leichhardt Lagoon caravan and camping park on 31st July 2015, 170 years almost to the day since Ludwig Leichhardt camped by the Norman River on 19th July 1845.  Leichhardt was one of Australia’s early explorers at the time of

Free Camp: Albert Tognolini Rest Area

Who needs facilities and reception with views like this? Read about this stop and you will hear it described in five-star superlatives. 

These breathtaking views are for all to see, or you can take a walking trail for more magical vistas. 

Picnic table and fireplace, big rig and pet suitable is

Dumaresq River has a new name

Now known as the Les Jingles Myers Rest Area, this site is still listed as Dumaresq River Camping Area in CAMPS 10 as QLD site 930 or on our Camps Australia Wide App. 

This spot is an amazing find, that will surely not disappoint! 

With level grassy areas, wooden BBQs and rubbish

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Heatley enjoyed a double feature in Brisbane – watching Queensland beat NSW at State of Origin, then following up the boy’s night with a boy’s day at the QLD Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow. He brought home a few RV brochures AND the latest copy of the Roam magazine.