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Be prepared when travelling with your pet

Whether a park is pet friendly or not is something many travellers want to know. Some want to avoid pets and seek parks without them and other can’t do without their beloved animals, and book accordingly.

Calamari, dogs and thank goodness school is back!

School holidays are over for us in Queensland (where beanies and parkas aren’t often required), and Victoria. Holidays have just started in the ACT but still a week left across the rest of Australia.

Big night skies at Edaggee Rest Area

If you are looking for big skies, stop by Number 368, Western Australia in Camps 9, and 81km south of Carnarvon/ 43km north of Wooramel Roadhouse.

Salt Creek Roadhouse closes in protest until September 1

Adam Stewart, has closed his Salt Creek Roadhouse in a bid to draw attention to mismanagement of his region, the Coorong. “Salt Creek is a very important half way …

Reverse psychology

Isn’t one of the joys of travel watching other couples reverse and direct as they park up for the night? Only to be enjoyed once you have done it yourself, of course! Even in our motorhome, it was a skill that takes practise to perfect. Let’s face it – some sites may …

Paronella Park – a campground with a difference!

We didn’t stay overnight, as we were on a day trip – I will do that next time I am near Cairns, and take a night tour. Paronella ParkJosé Paronella’s dream was to build a castle. He chose a special part of Australia and created Paronella Park.

Bungle Bungle Caravan Park

Stay at the Gateway of Purnululu National Park and have more time to enjoy the Bungle Bungles. Manager of Bungle Bungle Caravan Park, Lorraine Lee told CAMPS that, “We have a lot of people come and stay and take a tour with us. We fly our own helicopters and …

To be or not to be? Caravan or Motorhome?

You know how you start with a plan in mind, and then it all goes pear shaped? We purchased our Jayco Starcraft Outback Caravan after seeing it at the Queensland Caravan Camping and Tourist Supershow last

Pier Caravan Park opens

Experience whale watching, based at what is likely to be the newest Caravan Park in Australia. Fraser Coast’s Pier Caravan Park opened for business last Friday, and adjoins Hervey Bay’s historic Urangan Pier – at almost one kilometre, its …

Saddle Creek – Last Campsite before WA

As you travel from NT, this is the last campsite near the road before you arrive at WA, and what a good one. Number 173 in CAMPS 9, it is 117km west of Timber Creek – where we bought petrol.