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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 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

Are you fireside in Autumn?

Relaxing scene, isn’t it? 

This was our view for three nights at Carlo Point, Rainbow Beach. We knew we’d be hard put to get away for Easter, so snuck off the previous weekend with another family for some R&R.

There’s nothing like it, is there? Camping just brings out the best

Boat Harbour Beach Public Camping Update

Waratah Wynyard Council advised CAMPS last year that Boat Harbour Beach, had never been an official camp site. We are pleased to here that council has allowed freedom camping. This site is now in our App. Please add back to your CAMPS 10: 108 E6 (GPS: 40 55 37

Taste the best pies in Australia

This is a famous corn beef and white sauce pie from Ed’s Beach Bakery at Rainbow Beach. So famous, in fact it was recently listed as No. 1 for Top Ten Pies around Australia, by Creek to Coast. 

It just happens to be my favourite pie, at our local bakery.