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Adams Family Travels - Pender Bay
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Camp with AMAZING views at Pender Bay Escape, Western Australia

Pender Bay Escape is Western Australia site 662 in Camps 11 or find it in the Camps Australia Wide App. Located approximately 190km north of Broome, Pender Bay really is an amazing spot to camp. With most sites overlooking Pender Bay, a booking really is a must. The cost is $20 per adult per night and kids are free. There are a couple of toilets and showers but they are a fair distance from a lot of the camp sites. Is there nothing better than watching the sunset while sitting around your own private fire pit? Plenty of fish are

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Oceanfront FREE CAMP: Green Point Beach, Marrawah, Tasmania

Here is a beautiful coastal campsite in the rugged west coast of Tasmania. It is free, pet friendly and protected from the wind. Metres down the road, you’re at the beach! The park here has toilets, cold showers, a playground, sheltered BBQ and picnic tables right over the beach with AMAZING views.  There are more picnic tables in the camp area (see the video below). Suited for motorhomes, campervans, camper trailers and tents. Bring drinking water. Cold outdoor showers. No open fires allowed.  The campsite is clearly signed and on the right before the beach.  Choose from flat bitumen sites

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Second Creek Beach - image Overland Exposure
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Budget and waterside camp: Second Creek Beach, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

Our ambassadors Manda and Daniel thought this was a great small camp. There was only room for three or four sites. It is a flat site and there is a boat ramp (with 4WD access) and toilets, too! Payment is available onsite with an honesty box, but there are no bookings. You can swim, fish and bring your pet. There is a low ocean swell here because of the Islands of the Sir Joseph Banks Group, so no need to bring a surfboard! The camp is located south of Tumby Bay, on the eastern side of the beautiful Eyre Peninsula. What to see

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Turtle Bay - Adams Family Travels
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Turtle Bay, Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia

Turtle Bay – Adams Family Travels Turtle Bay is approximately 88km from the Barge landing point on Dirk Hartog Island, WA. It is located at the northern end of the island and is a private campsite. It is an awesome spot to snorkel and also watch the passing marine life which includes dolphins, whales, turtles and sharks. In one afternoon we spotted at least 40 whales breaching as they headed south. If you walk down onto the beach from the campsite and head to the right and up the beach, you will see heaps of baby sharks swimming in the

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Our daughter enjoyed her visit to K'gari and Lake Wabby this summer Image by Max Clarke
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20 BEST Aussie Beaches for 2022 and where to camp nearby

Our daughter enjoyed her visit to K’gari and Lake Wabby this summer Image by Max Clarke It’s an interesting top 20 just released for Tourism Australia’s 2022 Best Beaches – includes some quirky spots, some with indigenous history, on islands, cities, including a lake and rivers! Australia has the largest number of beaches of any country in the world with close to 12,000 beaches, so it would have been a tough job. We give you their list PLUS campgrounds or caravan parks closest to each beautiful location… 1.Misery Beach, Albany WA There are plenty of caravan parks in nearby Albany. 2.

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The Spit, Gold Coast, Queensland #3 Best Aussie Beach 2022
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The Spit, Gold Coast, Queensland #3 Best Aussie Beach 2022

Another isthmus – this time in one of the most popular locations for beach holidays – Queensland’s Gold Coast. And it’s at the business end! I grew up knowing “The Spit” as the home of Seaworld – where we could go see the dolphins, orcas, seals and rollercoaster! People have commented on the name, but ‘spits’ are common in Australia. It is a narrow landform, attached to the coast, often near a river mouth. Here it is the gateway from the ocean to Gold Coast Broadwater at Southport. On our last visit to Main Beach, we ‘discovered’ you could escape into

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The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson
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Camp near 2022 Best Beach #6: The Neck, Bruny Island, Tasmania

The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson Number 6 on the official 2022 Best Aussie Beach list is The Neck, Bruny Island in Tasmania. On an isle off an isle, this location’s campground is only 20 metres from the beach! Situated outside the National Park boundaries there are flat sites, car parking, picnic facilities and pit toilets. BYO drinking water and firewood. There are no bookings taken, it is first come, first served. Pay at the self registration deposit box and display your permit. CAMPS traveller Lyn Hutton from No Boundaries loved their visit here Fishing, swimming and fires are allowed.

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Depot Beach, South Coast, New South Wales - Image Kate Gilmore
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BEST Aussie Beaches 2022 #8: Depot Beach, South Coast, New South Wales

Depot Beach, South Coast, New South Wales – Image Kate Gilmore Don’t you love it when a campground is right beside the beach? Depot Beach just north of Batemans Bay, on the south NSW coast is a family favourite. Our daughter said it was quiet and pretty. They had a lovely picnic on the beach. She said you walked just over a hill and road – a hundred metres or so from the campground to the beach. Facilities include toilets, showers, electric power, BBQs picnic tables, drinking water. BYO firewood and coins for the shower. The sites are suitable for tents, swags,

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Lake Wabby, K'gari, Queensland
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2022 Best Beach #17: Lake Wabby, K’gari Fraser Island, Queensland

Our daughter enjoyed her visit to K’gari and Lake Wabby this summer Image by Max Clarke K’gari is world heritage listed wonderland, and part of the Great Sandy National Park. The Lake Wabby walk starts a few minutes drive north from the village of Eurong, off the beach. We were astounded one of the kids spotted an echidna at the start of the track – and it stayed put while we all had a chance to look. We ditched our thongs for bare feet – it was sand all the way, and lots of steps! Lake Wabby is very different

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