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De Lago Resort Views
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New Listing De Lago Resort, Batchelor, Northern Territory

If you feel like escaping the world right now, then beautiful De Lago Resort on Lake Bennett in the NT could be just what you’re after.   Located an hour south of Darwin and offering a high level of luxury accommodation with affordable caravan and camping options, all with a lake view. The resort has both powered and unpowered sites, there’s a swimming pool, man made lake (so no crocs) and they accept well behaved pets on lead.  All camping options are permitted including tents, camper trailers, motorhomes and caravans.  You will need your own drinking water here for the time

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Caravan Parks

New owners and new name: Dumbara Burru Caravan Park, Western Australia

As the new managers of the Dumbara Burru Caravan Park (formerly West Kimberley Lodge & Caravan Park), the Winun Ngari Aboriginal Corporation invites you to enjoy this little slice of paradise set amongst tropical gardens. Kick back and relax in its child free, tranquil surroundings or get involved in the community art space. Dumbara features 20 shady powered sites, 16 unpowered sites and is pet friendly for smaller dogs. It is open seasonally from May – November. The site has a full suite of facilities including toilets and showers with disabled access, drinking water, dump point, laundry as well as

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Wilpena Pound - Image by A Year of Beach and Bush
Camping

Multi-million-dollar boost for Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Wilpena Pound – Image by A Year of Beach and Bush One of South Australia’s most iconic tourism destinations at Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges will undergo a $3 million transformation and take on new management to improve the visitor experience, increase patronage and in turn create local jobs for the region. NRMA Parks and Resorts, which is one of Australia’s largest transport and tourism operators, has been appointed resort manager for South Australia’s iconic Indigenous-owned Wilpena Pound Resort in the Flinders Ranges. The $3 million joint investment by the Marshall Liberal Government and Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) will

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Thallon Silo
Camping

Queensland Routes: St George – Nindigully – Thallon – Dirranbandi – Bollon

Thallon Silo As we headed outback this winter, instead of forging due west from St George, we took a detour – full of gems! Murray the Cod St George We followed the Balonne River into town, stopping at the Beardmore Dam picnic area for lunch. There are four caravan parks in town – we chose the Pelican’s Rest Caravan Park just east of town on the Cararnvon Highway. St George Caravan Park is opposite the bridge and Major Mitchell Monument. You’ll also find Murray the Cod here. The Riverway really makes the most of the Balonne with walkways and picnic

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Mt Kosciuszko lookout - Vic 180
Destinations

Free camp at Mt Kosciuszko Lookout, Victoria

I was so excited the last time we visited Mt Kosciuszko Lookout (Victorian site 180 in Camps 11) – we spotted the peak itself! Initially I thought the white was part of the clouds – until I realised I was looking at Australia’s highest mountain. When you consider you walk up the mountain from Thredbo in NSW, it is pretty amazing you can spot it all the way from Victoria. The last time we drove through, it was hiding behind the clouds. We were also thrilled to have made it to Victoria at all – thankfully before the lockdowns. This parking area

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Chinchilla Weir QLD
Camping

Chinchilla Weir, Queensland reopens

Just returned from our south west Queensland winter adventure, our first night was spent in Chinchilla, home of the Watermelon Festival. One of the most well known spots is Chinchilla Weir on the Condamine River, where we stopped in for lunch. At the time, upgrades to the new camping area were still under construction and they opened mid July. Council partnered with the Australian Government to fast-track a $1.9 million revamp as part of its COVID-19 Recovery Package which includes a new waterside camp kitchen, fire pits, bin enclosures, shelters, picnic seating, barbeques and signage. Even the weather didn’t dampen the brand-new shine of the facilities near the boat ramp.

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Eulo, home of Diprotodon
Bucket List

Bucket List: Queensland’s Natural Sciences Loop

Eulo, home of Diprotodon Just back from our winter travels, our plan was to spend most of our time in NSW. Covid has shelved that for a while, instead we drove further west and took on Queenland’s Natural Sciences Loop! I like my hot baths – what a delight to stop into Charlotte Plains Station (906) 46 km east of Cunnamulla, and have a soak in their soothing artesian waters. I enjoyed a nag with plenty of travellers, including the owner’s family. School holidays meant camping was very popular, but you have a huge area to spread out. The waters

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