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Amanda with a quokka on Rottnest Island, WA
Beaches & Coasts

Did you know you can camp and glamp on Rottnest Island, Western Australia?

Wadjemup Rottnest Island is best known for the cute quokkas. But did you know it also offers camping? You can, only don’t take your RV. Tents only. CAMPS Ambassadors, Amanda and Dan shared their day on Rottnest Island: “We took the mountain bike and EUC over to check out the Quokka’s and the island.       Previous Next Enjoyed a pub style lunch, had a snorkel at the beach and I worked my hamstrings and glutes like they have never been worked before. “Have you ridden around Rottnest? Did you know there were so many hills? I didn’t!” Check

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Port Gibbon Beach - Image by Overland Exposure
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NEW: Port Gibbon a beachside camping oasis, South Australia

Port Gibbon Beach – Image by Overland Exposure Less than 4 km south of Port Gibbon, South Australia – you’ll find Point Gibbon The Dunes – the newest listing for CAMPS on the spectacular Eyre Peninsula. Said CAMPS Ambassadors, Manda and Dan, “We are in love! We are planning to spend as many days as possible here, because well, why not!!” Suitable for RVs and Big Rigs, it is $50/week with a 14 night time limit. Alternatively, only $10 per night for gorgeous views of the coastline. Permits are available from Beach Rd or Council Office. They said, “BYO water,

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Rules Beach Holiday Park ocean side
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Rules Beach Holiday Park Queensland – remote beachfront location

Here’s an ocean side beauty, brand new Rules Beach Holiday Park, Queensland.  It is unspoilt, unique and uncrowded.  It has lush green lawns, lots of open space and brand new amenities. Rules Beach is our newest listing.  A remote idyllic beachfront location, with state of the art camping facilities, sealed bitumen roads and a beautiful new camp kitchen. The perfect place to relax, 4WD on the beach, fish, fossick or swim – and there’s no crocs to worry about here. On your doorstep is the Deepwater National Park,  Baffle Creek and the Southern Barrier Reef. The park has powered camping

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Cooee Point Burnie TAS
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Freedom Camp of the Month: Cooee Point Reserve

Our GoRV Freedom Camp of the Month is Cooee Point Reserve in Tasmania. Read the full article here. Please note the correction: you can see views to 180 metre high plateau, Table Cape, Wynyard (we visited the lighthouse and flower farm there) not The Nut at Stanley. Although those views are magnificent, too!  

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Elephant Rock , WA
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Why WA’s Elephant Cove gave me the scare of my life!

The first time my kids EVER heard me swear was at Elephant Cove, William Bay National Park, in southern WA. This is a beautiful destination. Insta worthy. Jaw dropping and aptly named. Huge monolithic rocks dominate the view as you reach the beach. I treasure all four of our bambinos. It’s the typical arrangement in our family – mum says “be careful” and Dad encourages them to be adventurous. As we lapped around Australia, and grew up surrounded by national park – truth be told I bred four mountain goats. I loved that they were adrenaline junkies, competent swimmers and

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Cable Beach - Image by Overland Exposure
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Must Dos in Broome, Western Australia

Cable Beach – Image by Overland Exposure Broome is remote! It is almost 2000 km to drive from Darwin, and over 2000km to Perth. When we initially planned our trip we just couldn’t fit it in. At Home Valley Station, which we had planned as our turnaround spot, we decided to extend our trip. I was so pleased, partly because I would finally see Broome! Here’s what our family loved. 1. Pearl Luggers Seriously don’t miss the Pearl Luggers, it was awesome! We all learnt so much about the industry, the history and early Broome. We tasted pearl meat and

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Camp at Kirra, Qld
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What to see and where to camp in Kirra, Queensland

If you are keen to camp in Kirra, Queensland, here’s where we stopped for our first night on our lap of Australia! Plus having grown up on the Tweed – and visiting my folks here several times a year – we let you in on local tips! Where we stayed The closest camp to Coolangatta Beach is Kirra Beach Tourist Park. Of course, Kirra has its own beach – a great big one that has different names all the way to Tugun! Yes, the caravan park is pet friendly, has loads of fun for kids with jumping pillow, playground and

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Beaches & Coasts

Ready for 2024 adventures? The BEST of Australia is right here

We hope you’re ready for some 2024 adventures, but firstly – THANK YOU to all the travellers who wrote in and told us they loved our camping myths! Some had questions, others brought up the self-contained debate and we were told: “It is good to see someone not afraid to print the truths about a lot of the xxxx that is out there. Keep up the good work.” Another traveller, Bruce, used our App and book for a 5-week Streaky Bay to Sydney roadtrip and here are his photos and locations! He told us: “We could not fault the expert

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