Free Campsites

Stay at Kambalda West RV Stop

CAMPS Researcher, Graham Gardiner was very impressed with the quality of this free camp, and wanted to say, “Thank you Kambalda and to the friendly council ranger who welcomed us”. 

It is a find for any family – with BBQ, covered playground, free tennis court, skatepark and sports field close

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Boat Harbour Beach Public Camping Update

Waratah Wynyard Council advised CAMPS last year that Boat Harbour Beach, had never been an official camp site. We are pleased to here that council has allowed freedom camping. This site is now in our App. Please add back to your CAMPS 10: 108 E6 (GPS: 40 55 37

Profile of a free camp: Giles Breakaway, WA

How good does this look?

With stunning landscapes and no facilities, this is a great overnight stop, with amazing views and colours at sunset and dawn. Previous owners of CAMPS, Cathryn and Philip said they always stop here. Others will tell you it is the best stop on the Great

Tasmanian camping is open for business

13 February 2019 by Peter Gutwein, Treasurer
There is no better place that caters for the free and low cost camping market.

Importantly, visitors and locals alike continue to enjoy camping, and no camping sites have closed, or are flagged to close.

There has been a review into the practical application of the

Scottsdale Northeast Park – Tasmania

The Scottsdale Northeast Park was so busy, I dropped in to see why it was so popular over the Australia Day weekend. I said hello to a great couple from Gippsland, Ron and  Lee Harwood.
I caught them enjoying a breakfast of pancakes and local blueberries. Along with another camper

Help restore the historic Farina Township

 

Gavin Scrimgeour from Heathmont, Victoria, wrote in to tell CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE to let travellers know that Farina Township now has a bakery! 

Gavin told us, “My involvement in the Farina Restoration has been as they say ‘An Arm Chair Quarterback’  not directly involved in doing the heavy lifting.

“After passing through

Free camp: Legerwood Memorial Park, Tasmania

The Legerwood Memorial RV Park and Day Use areas are adjacent to each other, with electric bbq’s, picnic tables, playground, toilets, an information centre, shade, water and a cafe across the road. 

Just a short detour off the Tasman Hwy, 86km north of Launceston, the Legerwood Carved Memorial trees are the

3 FREE new camps in Bunbury, WA

Congratulations to Bunbury Council with 3 new free camps planned.

The Western Australian city announces a trial of overnight rest areas for a period of two years at the following locations:

Wyalup-Rocky Point – Barbecues, ablutions, picnic tables, litter bins, beach showers, drink fountain, ocean views.
Ocean Drive Carpark – (at Scott Street)

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