Free Campsites

Changes to Paskeville campsites, SA

CAMPS has been informed that Paskeville Oval (SA no.284) has been closed for camping. The reason, we were told, was because too many people were leaving a mess. This is not something communities or volunteers should have to deal with.

New free camp: Little Mulgrave Creek

Thanks to Phil Hughes for this update.

We are staying at a free camp on the Little Mulgrave Creek, approx 11kms west of Gordonvale and 46kms east of Atherton, Queensland. Co ordinates: 17 8’ 22” S  145 43”26” E.

From Gordonvale you travel 11kms on Gillies Highway, turn right where a

New Free Camp: White Well Tank Campsite

Thanks to Geoff Eardley for his update from South Australia:

My wife and I recently went to Head of Bight to view the whales, a very worthwhile trip.

On the road to Head of Bight, 1.9 km west of the Eyre Highway, at the gate which closes off the whale watching

We want your freedom and budget camp photos!

Have you a great freedom or budget camp image? Similar to this one pictured – but with people in it!

Our CAMPS books list free camps, farm and station stays, show grounds, RV parking areas at pubs, national parks, forest reserves and more. So there are many choices for your

Big night skies at Edaggee Rest Area

If you are looking for big skies, stop by Number 368, Western Australia in Camps 9, and 81km south of Carnarvon/ 43km north of Wooramel Roadhouse.

Saddle Creek – Last Campsite before WA

As you travel from NT, this is the last campsite near the road before you arrive at WA, and what a good one. Number 173 in CAMPS 9, it is 117km west of Timber Creek – where we bought petrol.

New Campground – Billabong Creek in Rand

The community of Rand welcome travellers to their new site, Billabong Creek as a free camp for self contained vehicles. Rand is a small community 70 kilometres North West of Albury between the Hume and Newell …

Camping With Dogs

Guest post by PIA Australia

Thinking of taking your four-legged companion on a camping adventure this summer? Pet Insurance Australia catches up with Camps Australia Wide to get the facts about camping with dogs. PLUS; some top tips to ensure you are prepared.

Cumberland Historic Mine Site

Cumberland is a ghost town the Shire of Etheridge in Queensland , located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Georgetown on the Gulf Development Road

It’s a great free overnight stop with a large area to park a number of RV’s. There is a long drop toilet.

There is a bird watching area

Callipoe River Picnic Area QLD

Calliope River Picnic Area is a low-maintenance rest area, located 26km west of Gladstone and 100km south of Rockhampton, beside the Calliope River. Visitors have the option of setting up camp above the river on the high northern side or  on the southern side.

The northern side can be accessed