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Borumba Deer Park, Imbil, Mary Valley Gympie Region, QLD
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Family friendly: Borumba Deer Park, Imbil, Queensland

CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE loves Borumba Deer Park – and keep coming back. As you can see from the photos we tend to visit with other families, we’ve been there for summer breaks, karaoke nights, as well as boating on nearby Borumba Dam. Here’s a perspective from a younger family, and Sunshine Coast local, Emma Thompson. Camping with a 5-year-old and an energetic dog as a single Mum certainly has its challenges but once I had worked out the basics, like how to put a tent up on your own (in case you were wondering the answer was an Instant Up’ tent), then there

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Free RV camp Drakesbrook Weir, WA - Image by Michael Lennon
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Free RV camp: Drakesbrook Weir, Western Australia

Free RV camp at Drakesbrook Weir, WA – 24 hour limit. NOTE: may be used all year round.  Located 10 km E of Waroona to Lake Moyanup, the weir has just had a makeover and now has upgraded toilets facilities, swimming area, shady parking, beach sand, solar lighting, barbecues and shelters. It’s a great place to have a barbecue, picnic or just a relaxing swim. There is a maximum of five RVs at any one time. There is a pontoon to keep the family entertained or enjoy swimming, canoeing, bushwalking and fishing. Powerboats and dogs are prohibited at the weir.

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Gordon Country, Goomburra near Allora/Clifton, QLD
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Experience Gordon Country, Goomburra, Queensland

Image of Gordon Country, Queensland by Kyile Crothers Goomburra Scrub is a very special place for us – our first ever camping trip was here, and Heatley’s huge family hold famously fun picnics to celebrate annual holidays. Goomburra is part of the Main Range National Park, in the Darling Downs. It is on the western side of the Great Dividing Range. You’ll find Gordon Country outside the National Park area, 20 km east of Goomburra. It is pet friendly and allows all sorts of camping, including Big Rigs. There are toilets, showers, water, camp kitchen, dump point, shade and swimming!

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Kings Canyon Resort is a Caravan Park in Northern Territory
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9 types of camping for Aussie families 

Kings Canyon Resort is a Caravan Park in Northern Territory Camps Australia Wide owners, Heatley and Michelle Gilmore talk about the different types of camping you and your family can enjoy. The new Camps 11 book has over 5000 sites, each labelled as one of these categories with their brand new colourful symbols. Cunningham Highway (The Pocket) Reserve, Queensland Overnight Site – Free or Donation These “freedom camping” sites include rest areas, picnic areas, parklands or parking areas next to a business, outside the categories below. Many would only be suitable for a brief overnighter on your journey and may

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CAMPS at the Spit, Somerset Dam Queensland
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The Spit – Somerset Dam, Queensland

There are multiple campgrounds located near Lake Somerset. All sites are run by private operators. For all enquiries and bookings for Somerset Park Camp Grounds, please contact the campgrounds directly by: Phone: 0428 180 450 Email: Somerset.ParkCamping@seqwater.com.au Website: https://www.campingsomerset.com.au Order your newly released Camps 11 book today! Simply enter the code: ordercaw11 and save up to $27! BUY NOW Download the Camps App for iPhone/iPad or Android   

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Lamington National Park Falls
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Waterfalls on the Box Forest Circuit, O’Reillys, Queensland

Yalnungala Falls O’Reillys Rainforest Retreat is south of Canungra in Queensland – and after last year’s devastating bushfires in May followed by the COVID-19 pandemic, what was known as Green Mountains campground, reopened as O’Reilly’s Campground. We checked it out recently and Heatley found us our very own waterfall – all to ourselves! The weather was scorching that week, even though we were walking under the cool of the rainforest canopy, As soon as we found the rock pools at Picnic Rock, I couldn’t have been more happy to sink into a little rockpool. it was more like a spa

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Bellinger River Tourist Park NSW
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Stay at Bellinger River Tourist Park, New South Wales

  Bellinger River Tourist Park is located at Repton, between Urunga and Coffs Harbour, on the New South Wales North Coast. Big thanks to Debbie Witt for sending through these photos between kayak trips, fishing and family time out these holidays. This pet friendly caravan park has all the features – swimming pool with kid’s pool, children’s playground, private boat ramp, dump point, on site shop, camp kitchen and BBQ (pictured) plus awesome river frontage! Find it on the new updated CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App and CARAVAN PARKS 5 book. Things to do and see nearby: Browse markets in nearby

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