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Chinchilla Weir QLD
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Chinchilla Weir, QLD 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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“Hanging Rock “Jackadgery NSW
Camping

Free and pet friendly: Cangai Bridge at Jackadgery, NSW

This FREE pet-friendly camp spot is 20 km west of Jackadery via Gwydir Hwy. Small vehicles only, narrow bridges – we call it Cangai Bridge in CAMPS 11 – NSW site 245. Or find it on the Camps Australia Wide App! Photographer Anne Meagher says this area is also known as Hanging Rock, Jackadgery. It is for self contained vehicles, and Anne said there were plenty of caravans on site, with a good gravel road in from the highway. They camp on the grassy slopes just after the wooden bridge, probably about 8 km in from Gwydir Hwy. Fishing allowed

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Greenways Landing - Images Courtesy of Scott Tonkin
Camping

New listing: Greenways Landing, Nildottie SA

Images Courtesy of Scott Tonkin A new listing for us, and a beaut little spot to sneak away to is Greenways Landing just 3 km W of Nildottie in SA.  Not far from Swan Reach and run by council, there’s plenty of room to stretch out, catch yabbies and do some fishing.  Mid Murray Council has added a toilet and gravel road, best of all it’s pet friendly and free.  All size vehicles are welcome here, but the road in can be slippery in the wet.  You’ll find a boat ramp, nice shady campsites, and a good swimming hole.  Watch

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Tullah Lakeside Lodge
Camping

2 new Pubstays in Tassie

Today we listed two new campsites at beautiful Tullah in Tasmania. Both are pubstays and within close proximity to each other. Tullah Lakeside Lodge This pub stay is right on the banks of Lake Rosebery. They offer camping for Caravans, RVs and camper trailers, with power, water and shared amenities. However, the base is hard gravel. This means you won’t pitch a tent here, but you can always stay in the lodge just for the serenity and views. Camping is $25 for a couple for the night and there is a free area for self-contained RVs. You’ll be stunned with

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Free Camp Long Waterhole, Winton QLD is a popular spot in a town that offers all sorts of camping
Camping

Does freedom camping help Aussie communities?

Free Camp Long Waterhole, Winton QLD is a popular spot in a town that offers all sorts of camping It’s amazing after all the positive stories that are out there about RV travellers and campers and how much they support rural communities, that some councils (and business owners) still believe free camping is of no benefit to their towns! However, we’ve heard from so many you telling us how you spend your hard earned dollars – that RV travellers bring big bucks to rural communities! If you’d like to help us show councils and other authorities around Australia just how

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Jordan Valley Hotel - Jericho QLD
Destinations

New listing! A pub stay in Jericho, QLD

  The Jordan Valley Hotel in Jericho, QLD is new to CAMPS 11 – you’ll also find it on the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App. It is QLD site 443 in Camps 11, we checked it out on our Outback Queensland trip last year. Robert and Gay Stubbs purchased the business in 2005 but didn’t take over management themselves until 2013.  Gay makes meals for any workers staying in the rooms, even packing them a nice morning tea and lunch for their days at work. Thursday night is Pizza night and Friday nights the older locals get a nice home-cooked meal.

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GORV - Digital Magazine Issue #44 - Pages 48-49
Camping

GoRV Freedom Camp of the Month: Cunningham Highway (The Pocket) Reserve, QLD

  Cunningham Highway (The Pocket) Reserve in southern Queensland, is our latest freedom camp of the month, featured in GO RV, on page 48-49. Check out more in their online magazine: http://www.emag.gorv.com.au/mag/0231001001603862379 Pre-order your newly released Camps 11 book today! Simply enter the code: preorderCAW11 and save up to $27! BUY NOW

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NT Neil Hargrave Lookout - photo credit: Rose Boccalatte @roseyb_11 via Instagram
Free Camping Northern Territory

Neil Hargrave Lookout, NT, is a perfect base

Photo credit: Rose Boccalatte @roseyb_11 via Instagram What is amazing about this rest area is that you are in the West MacDonnell Ranges, close to tourist icons. This route is a must-see with beautiful gorges, indigenous culture, chasm, gap, hole and pits! With a bitumen surface, there are picnic tables and a BBQ, but a patchy mobile reception. It is 24-hours only and pet friendly; BYO drinking water and firewood. You will be rewarded with beautiful views and spectacular sunsets across the Ranges and Mt Sonder. Read the plaque on Nathaniel Charles (Neil) Hargrave OBE, applauded for his work towards

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VIC Meredith Park
Free Camping Victoria

Fish and free camp at Meredith Park, VIC

A lovely peaceful spot on the shores of Lake Colac, the largest natural freshwater lake in Victoria. Meredith Park has large flat camping areas with easy access, views, and good facilities. There is water, shade, picnic table, fireplace, mobile phone coverage, toilets and a boat ramp. This popular camp ground is suitable for pets and there are good spots for big rigs. This is a great location for fishing when the water level is up. Expect water sports, prolific birdlife, fantastic sunsets and large grassy sites. Note: it can be windy here. You will find this site at 175 Meredith

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