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Where the hell is Hay? Hay NSW Silo art
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Where the hell is Hay?

Hay is a wonderful town in New South Wales. Three highways intersect at Hay: the Cobb, Sturt and Mid Western, so it is hard to miss! The phrase, “Where the hell is Hay?” isn’t ours. In fact, after our lap in 2013, Heatley came home with a hat saying just that! Seriously, we were impressed by Hay’s attractions back then and loved our free camp stay a few months ago. Put this NSW gem on your list! First we scoped out the campgrounds… Hay Showground Our first stop, we chatted with the very friendly caretaker, Kevin. He said, “It was

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Watts Bend (Mildura region) VIC
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GoRV Freedom Camp of the Month: Watts Bend, Victoria

      Our GoRV Freedom Camp of the Month is Watts Bend campground in Victoria. Read the full article here Find sites like this and more nearby in the FREE updated CAMPS 12 guide books, CAMPS Pendium boxed set and CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App, and remember to share our giveaway!   Download the Camps App for iPhone/iPad or Android   

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Junction reef new FREE CAMP Burnt Yards Blayney REgion
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Imagine yourself at these NEW camps for a Happy NEW Year!

Junction reef new FREE CAMP Burnt Yards Blayney Region   Good news and new camps for 2024. There is a lot of talk about free camps and pub stays disappearing. Yes, you see the odd site close – but here at CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE we are actually adding more new sites every week! Many are free camps, and definitely pubs, too! In fact, we currently have 1378 NEW sites (day use, too) listed in our database. Unlike other apps, these don’t include duplicate or dodgy user generated sites – because we check every single one, like in the video below.

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Mount Taylor Forest Camp Gippsland,Victoria.
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New: Mount Taylor Forest Camp, Gippsland, Victoria

  Mount Taylor Forest Camp is located in Gippsland, Victoria. Caron Horton from Facebook Group ‘Tripping with Caz and Pete’ said we must add it to the CAMPS guide and App! Caz said, “The drive here from Bairnsdale was glorious, with some very picturesque scenery. I was a little bit concerned as we got closer to the camp as there was lots of smoke in the air, but at the moment it is just a controlled burn, albeit a bit close for my liking.” “The camp is lovely – part of it is day use as there are a multitude

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Gardners Falls DAY USE
Camping

Swim at these pet friendly free camps this summer – and a waterfall!

Summer is here! We stopped at a Queensland swimming favourite, Gardner Falls last weekend. Check out pet friendly camp Maleny Showground in your CAMPS App or guides to stay nearby. It is budget priced, but this newsletter features FREE camps. Who said you can’t find free camps beside the water? Our last big trip was full of them! These camps below are also pet friendly… Private beach haven in SA Our CAMPS Ambassadors, Tracey and Dale said Point Brown was a great spot looking over the bay. Check out their Smoky Bay views in this video… Upgraded Caliguel Lagoon Donna

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Caliguel Lagoon Condamine NSW by Donna Burt
Camping

Free camp at Caliguel Lagoon, Queensland

We love receiving feedback like this! “Thank you Michelle Gilmore for your post on Caliguel Lagoon free camp near Condamine QLD … Had it not been for that tip we would never have known about it and would have missed out on the most relaxing few days we could have dreamed of last week!” – Donna Burt Donna cautioned swimming here, as there were lots of snags under the muddy water. Of course, the river levels change so please be aware. She did say: “Plenty of room for the kids to run and play… and if you have some form

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Summer is calling on Fraser Island
Camping

Summer is calling – cool down and camp here…plus a giveaway!

Summer is calling.  Please help us spread the word – and share our giveaway on your Facebook or socials! Or forward this email onto a camping buddy. They’ll thank you. Horizontal Falls is absolute bucket list material! Click on these stories for countless summer camping and Christmas inspiration, and let us know what you are planning? EPIC Island camps Not sure which campground to choose on K’gari Fraser Island, QLD? Here’s a run down on the most popular – and not so well known… Make sure you know where to swim! Fraser Island K’Gari – Adams Family Travels NEW Tassie

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