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Kings Canyon Free Camp - Image Overland Exposure
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Ginty’s Lookout, an overnight camp with a great Red Centre view, Northern Territory

The Red Centre of Northern Territory is internationally famous for good reason! CAMPS Ambassadors Dan and Manda were travelling from the West MacDonnell Ranges. They said, “We hit some more dirt roads and made our way towards Kings Canyon. We found this great free camp (Ginty’s Lookout) which was right on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the valley. We enjoyed sitting on the rocks, watching the sunset and sharing a drink.” Whether you are traveling west like them, descending down into Kings Canyon on your way to Uluru, or travelling back to Alice, this is a perfect spot! Have

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Happy New Year 2022
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Check out these Must See Destinations for 2022

Big4 Rainbow Beach, QLD has beautiful sunset views over Tin Can Bay Inlet. I recently featured Carlo Point when I dined at the new restaurant, Quay Carlo. Forget about guilty resolutions that you’ve probably broken already, in 2022 let’s make some fun travel resolutions!  Yes, it pays to be flexible – I think most of us have had to be in the last couple of years – for us, NSW’s Darling River Run turned into the QLD Natural Science Loop! But it doesn’t hurt to build up your wishlist of camping locations. We have some pearlers for your bucketlist today!

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CAMPS at Uluru - Ayers Rock, Northern Territory
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Visit the Red Centre, Northern Territory

CAMPS at Uluru – Ayers Rock, Northern Territory We are talking big bucket list material – you can tick off three amazing landforms right in the heart of Australia, in the Northern Territory.  Uluru First you’ll spot Mt Connor and think it is “The Rock” but then you’ll see the big one! When you arrive at Ayers Rock Resort, time it for sunset drinks with views to Australia’s famous landmark. Your next day there, go back to the sunset carpark at fivies, and watch the rock change colour! The kids feel fortunate they were able to climb Uluru – it

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South East Cape, Wilsons Promontory by Joy O'Neill 
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Do you know Australia’s extreme north, south, east and west?

South East Cape, Wilsons Promontory by Joy O’Neill  Have you camped at Australia’s extreme north, south, east and west? How far in each direction you can travel in Australia? And have you visited any or all of these must see destinations? There is 3680 kilometres between north and south, and 4000 km East to West – so a lot to discover in between! Here’s some more for your bucket list – so many make pilgrimage to visit all of the extreme cardinal points on the Australian mainland in their lifetime. Cape York by Overland Exposure Most Northerly Point: ‘The Tip’ Cape York, Queensland The

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Cockle Creek by Ormond Williams
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Australia’s most southerly tip: South East Cape, Tasmania

Cockle Creek by Ormond Williams Travel to Tasmania to reach Australia’s southern-most point. South East Cape which is part of Tasmania’s isolated southern coastline. It is 3680 kilometres between here and Cape York in Queensland, the most northerly part of Australia. Cockle Creek Bridge by Ormond Williams So remote, the South East Cape is accessible only via a walking track from nearby Cockle Creek, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Cockle Creek is as far south as you can drive – fortunately there are two FREE campsites here! Cockle Creek – Kas Christopher Accessed by a dirt road, suitable for conventional

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Australia’s westernmost point: Steep Point, Western Australia

Steep Point, Western Australia If you want to see Australia’s most westerly point – then 4WD to Steep Point, and check out a jaw dropping campsite video by our ambassadors.  It is located in the proposed Edel Land National Park, west of Shark Bay – between Kalbarri and Carnarvon, WA. When anchored off the southern tip of Dirk Hartog Island in 1697, the Dutch seafarer Willem de Vlamingh named this point Steyle Hock, translated as Steep Point. Today this is part of pilgrimages to visit all of the extreme cardinal points on the Australian mainland. This proposed park has massive

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Punsand Bay - Image by Overland Exposure
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Camp at Punsand Bay and see the Tip of Cape York

Punsand Bay – Image by Overland Exposure Cape York Camping Punsand Bay is the ultimate base for any Cape York adventurer, angler, beachcomber, birdwatcher or history buff looking to explore and discover the Cape York Peninsula and Torres Strait Islands.  Situated 5km west of “The Tip” of Cape York Australia, it is the most northern address in Australia. The unique geographical position makes Punsand Bay one of Australia’s untouched wildernesses with an abundance of wildlife. Watch the sun rise out of the Coral Sea in the Pacific Ocean and set over the Arafura Sea in the Indian Ocean. The beachfront

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Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park - Image Joy O’Neill
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Wilsons Promontory – the southernmost tip of mainland Australia

Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park – Image Joy O’Neill Known as “The Prom”, the much loved Wilsons Promontory National Park includes 70 km of coastline and 50 000 hectares. In fact, it is Victoria’s largest coastal wilderness area and largest marine national park. The unique peninsula has huge granite headlands, sweeping beaches, spectacular rock formations, fern gullies with open forested areas. Bushwalks include under an hour to three day treks. Diving is also a popular pastime here. Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park – Image Joy O’Neill Tidal River Visitors can camp, caravan or stay in huts, cabins, wilderness retreats or lodges at Tidal River where there

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Overland Exposure at Cape York, Queensland
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Australia’s northernmost point: Cape York, Queensland

Overland Exposure at Cape York, Queensland Have you visited “The Tip”? At Cape York Peninsula, Queensland – a 4WD mecca. Here’s a photo from @overland exposure of their moment at the northernmost part of our Australian mainland! They stayed at nearby Punsand Bay 5 km west of this very spot – where you can watch the sun rise out of the Coral Sea in the Pacific Ocean and set over the Arafura Sea in the Indian Ocean. Another camp area they really rated was Mutee Beach.  Find where to stay in the Camps 11 book, Camps Australia Wide App and

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