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Gordon and Barbara at Rainbow Beach Holiday Village, QLD
Camping

Warm up with four waterside spots and a station stay

Brrr! Have you had snow at your place? It is chilly here, too. No wonder travellers are heading north for winter. Heatley and I caught up with Gordon, the creator of ‘Gas Bottle Refills’ and his partner, Barbara whilst they were on their latest Queensland trip. Gas bottles are a new feature on the Camps Australia Wide App – the functionality can be turned off just like petrol stations, so it is there when you need it. This is in addition to the new gas bottle symbol you’ll find at sites where you can buy or swap your gas bottle. Seasoned travellers, Barbara shared some

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Mission Beach Camping & Caravan Park
Beaches & Coasts

New Listing – Mission Beach Camping & Caravan Park

Mission Beach Camping & Caravan Park lies on a quiet stretch of the Tropical North Queensland coast between Cairns & Townsville. Offering absolute beachfront access to white sandy beaches with 50 pet-friendly sites for camping and caravans and views out to Dunk Island​.   It combines World Heritage rainforest alongside 14 kilometres of pristine beach. Just a short walk to the town centre, Mission Beach Camping and Caravan Park delivers a quiet, laid-back vibe with easy access to a long list of activities.  Though the amenities are simple, they are maintained to the highest standard while they work on plans to

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Old Police Station Waterhole Camp - NT
Budget Campsite

Have you been to the Old Police Station Waterhole, NT?

The Old Police Station Waterhole Camp – NT site 17 in Camps 11 at Iytwelepenty / Davenport Range National Park south of Tennant Creek, Northern Territory or find it in the Camps Australia Wide App. A budget campsite, no pets, recommended as 4WD only for tents and camper trailers has toilets, fireplace, picnic table, shade and suitable for dry conditions. This park is open all year round, but the roads may be closed after rain. The best time to visit is during the cooler months from April to September. There are only basic camping facilities so you need to be self

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Lindol's Macadamia Farm
Camping

Where are you travelling for winter?

It’s the last day of autumn, WHAT winter travel have you planned? Heatley likes to drive, I control where we go! I sit with the CAMPS book on my lap, and the Caravan Parks nearby, our App and camera ready. Is there a clear role in your vehicle? How do you solo travellers work it all out? Because we audit as we go, and we’re normally on a time limit – we do operate on an itinerary. That piece of paper is lovingly nurtured over weeks of planning, ready to change it up for a whim or a road not

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Mitchell Falls Luminar
Camping

Munurru (King Edward River) Campground, WA

Mitchell Falls Luminar Munurru (King Edward River) Campground, WA site 729 in CAMPS 11, in the far north Kimberley, is an ideal base to explore Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau). Managed by Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners, it offers spacious, serene, bush campsites, campfires, river swimming and Wanjina-Gwion rock art tours. Punamii-Uunpuu (Mitchell Falls) is an easy day trip. Being the Kimberley, it is 4WD access only, camper trailers and tents recommended – and only during the dry season, April to October. It is in the lower end of the $+ price range and they do offer an attractive family rate. There are

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Kaz Nagle with her Camps 11 Book
Camping

Darwin here I come!

Reader’s update by Kaz Nagle I have mine. Live every day by it.  This determines my address every afternoon.  I even draw in it. Perth to Melbourne solo  – serious about taking the left turn at Port Augusta due to current situation in Melbourne.  Have to be in Melbourne for son’s wedding in October.  I take so many detours thanks to your publication just for a look or to stay the night a few hundred metres (yes metres) down the road. My vista changes every morning I wake up and every evening when I go to bed. Need to service the

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8 Ball Aitken
Camping

10 hours of music at River Heads Rocks

8 Ball Aitken The Rolling Stones Experience is coming to the Fraser Coast…. Another fantastic band not to be missed Miz Bully Band are heading down from Darwin, bringing their soulful songstress Miz Bully to set the scene. Held June 26, come along to Fraser Coast RV Park for camping and dancing under the stars. There’s 10 hours of music – with five bands including 8 Ball Aitken, Miz Bully Band & Rolling Stones Experience.  On Friday 25th:  Limited camping sites will be available for the event, usual check in time after 2pm – set up camp – relax around your camp fire (there

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Rainbow Beach
Camping

New sites, music and art trails to discover

Some of you may not have received our newsletter for quite some time, for this we apologise, as we have recently transitioned our database. We continue to provide useful information – announcing new sites, reviewing sites and sharing our favourite must-dos around Australia. We want to ensure you, our loyal customers, haven’t missed out on the wonderful offers we’ve given to our newsletter members with the launch of CAMPS 11. So we are extending this discount to save 15% off the normal retail price. Simply enter this code at the time of purchase: ordercaw11 or give us a call! Please

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Talaroo hot springs
Camping

Talaroo Hot Springs in Nth Qld’s Gulf Country

Image Courtesy Talaroo The Savannah Way’s newest camping and caravan experience, Talaroo Hot Springs, is expected to open next month. Nestled on the Einasleigh River in North Queensland, and owned by traditional owners, the Ewamian people, Talaroo is a 31,500 hectare property with significant natural and cultural sites including the hot springs. Planned for this stunning outback setting, are 16 powered caravan sites, 14 camping sites, camp kitchen and facilities. There will be guided tours of the springs, a yarning circle, bathing pool and private soaking pools. Site costs per night are $40 powered and $32 unpowered per site for

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