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Featured Caravan Park – Taunton Farm WA

We are checking on sites all over Oz at the moment for the next Caravan Parks book out later this year. Calling WA, I have been revisiting our big lap – and was pleased to hear that nothing much has changed

New Camping Ground: Hanger O

Here’s a personal recommendation from Bob: “I am staying at this camp called Hangar O which is near Gunalda just 35 kilometres north of Gympie. It has only been open for three weeks but is terrific for $10.00 per night. No Power or water but a …

What do you get Dad for Father’s Day?

If you are after something unique, something that will give Dad not hours, but days and months of pleasure … send him a CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE Travel Pack. Nomad Dads and Grandads, Pop, Pa or Step Dads – ask your family for Travel Pack – or …

Mareeba Heritage Museum

Enticingly, entry was free.

We had just picnicked next door at Centenary Park. With Grandparents in tow, we walked into what we thought was more a tourism information centre (which it is) and all were impressed.

Do you prefer Motorhome or Caravan?

Brrr – cold here this morning! I think it was close to 6 degrees. Meanwhile it is snowing down south so we have focused on some destinations up north to warm you up.

Thanks for all the feedback we’ve had from our first newsletter. I simply cannot find the photo CAMPS was tagged in via Instagram from an adult grandson who was telling us how his Grandad knows the CAMPS sites – by their number! How impressive is that – what a traveller he must be. So if it is you – please make contact.

Use caution at Barradale Rest Area

This WA Rest Area (number 398 in CAMPS 9) is 156 km NE of Minilya Roadhouse or 70 km SW of Nanutarra Roadhouse, on the North West Coastal Highways, east of Coral Bay. In the northern section of the dirt area, there are hazards to car tyres. Metal has not been …

The one that didn’t get away

What a week or so! Heatley took time out to ski at Hotham, so I became well acquainted with our new postal system. Luckily our youngest was at home to help me with packing – we truly are a family business at CAMPS!

Narromine Rockwall Tourist Park

You might wonder about where the name came from for the new caravan park in Narromine? New owners, Eddie and Michelle have been operating the business for only four months at 69 Mitchell Highway, walking distance from the main street.

Nature Foundation SA introduces 4 new budget campgrounds

If you want to experience a different place to camp, volunteers have been adding facilities to both these properties, only in the last few months. Visitors are welcome and fees apply, whilst you are here learn about these special ..

Charters Towers rest areas are still dog friendly

We had a call letting us know the Macrossan and Fletcher campsites in the Charters Towers area were no longer dog friendly. Looking at these signs, it is easily understood why the traveller thought this …

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