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Heatley at Clifton Showgrounds, QLD
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Fuel your travel with 25 favourite free camps and more

Heatley at Clifton Showgrounds, QLD When we first started camping, Toowoomba, Queensland was our home base. When new RV travellers, Alison and Greg, wrote to us…  “Hi Heatley and Michelle, My Husband and myself have just bought a motorhome. We want to take it somewhere nearby-ish. For its maiden trip. Somewhere that has some activities or things to do while we are there . I have 8 days … We live in Toowoomba in Queensland. We would be SO grateful if you could inspire us with some options. Thanks in advance.” I started back straight away. My road trip suggestions brought

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Betty's Beach WA by Jennifer Cumming
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If you like to camp waterside, check out our latest news

Betty’s Beach WA by Jennifer Cumming How has your week been? As many of us mourn our monarch of seven decades, I’ve commemorated our late Queen by finding Elizabeth-named campsites, including Betty’s Beach, pictured above. This newsletter also features a waterside Kakadu camp in NT, a favourite Winton waterhole free camp and 2 WA beach camps. We share our very own Nullarbor adventure and announce that EPIC has reopened in Canberra! Yay – now 12K followers in Tik Tok! Check out anything caravan, travel and camping from whales, free camps, crocs, waterfall camps, camels and penguins to unforgettable Aussie places! I

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Lake Elizabeth and Campground, Otways, Victoria - image Sam and Bridget
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Vale Queen Elizabeth II – 5 Aussie camps and sites bearing Her name

Lake Elizabeth and Campground, Otways, Victoria – image Sam and Bridget Vale Queen Elizabeth II. I’ve been trying to find campgrounds named after our monarch – instead today, I’ll feature some places bearing Her name…  Lake Elizabeth and Campground, Otways, Victoria – image Sam and Bridget Lake Elizabeth and Campground, Otways, Victoria You’ll find this secluded camp and 1 km walk to the lake in the Great Otway National Park – near The Great Ocean Road and Forrest. It is actually a walk in, tent site only, and dogs are allowed on lead. The lake only formed from a landslide

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Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia - by Adams Family Travels
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Visit these NEW sites, camp in a cave plus Cable Beach brews and views

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia – by Adams Family Travels For this new season, we bring you new camps on the Murray River in Victoria, in NSW between two national parks plus a brand new caravan park and brewery planned for a new multi million dollar foreshore in Broome, WA (also pictured above)! We continue to span the country with a visit to a budget beachside camp in Tasmania, welcome new owners for a pub stay on the SA Eyre Peninsula and finally a new award for a Queensland caravan park! It has been so nice to receive photos from

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Nigel shows off a CAMPS stubby holder that made it to Florence Falls, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
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9 Top Father’s Day gifts for campers and travellers

Nigel shows off a CAMPS stubby holder that made it to Florence Falls, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory If you are big on love but short on time, you can knock off your Father’s Day presents in one go with CAMPS! Father’s day is Sunday, September 4 – so here’s our list of top gifts for your Dad or Grandad who loves to explore. Gifts start at just under $10!  1. Caravan Parks 6 Latest release! If your dad likes to stay at caravan parks, then this is Australia’s most comprehensive guide! It teams perfectly with your CAMPS 11 book.

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Floral displays at Uluru by Terry Conway
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Spring into camping and wildflowers – Australia awaits

Floral displays at Uluru by Terry Conway Spring is here! So we have devoted this newsletter to the season and wildflowers – and of course, where to camp nearby! Western Australia is famous for wildflowers and we showcase some of those gorgeous must see areas, from I Love Camping Australia Wide Facebook Group members. However, Queensland is good for spotting too and we list pretty finds with three remote camping locations – a National Park wetland, an abandoned mine and a dinosaur stampeding, waltzing Matilda town. Here’e one of my favourite Rainbow Beach local finds – I love it when the

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Our caravan and Commodore which took us all over Australia - image Carol and Bill Odgaard
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CAMPS books worth every cent

Our caravan and Commodore which took us all over Australia – image Carol and Bill Odgaard Have had two editions of these over the years. The second one finally had the updated maps. Was our travel bible. I wrote camp info in it…highlighted great spots to see….notes on caravan friendly servos…plus much more. Bill and Carol say CAMPS books are “worth every cent” It’s well worn and retired now after 5 years full time on the road. However we still get it out occasionally and read our tips and reminisce off all the wonderful places we had seen. Our very

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When camping at Woodgate Beach, Queensland
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Camp at these breweries, golf clubs and fishing gems, Dad adventures and a pudding – Happy Father’s Day!

When camping at Woodgate Beach, Queensland Congratulations to the winner of our Father’s Day Giveaway! We’ve announced the proud owner of a NPS400 Portable Power Station from autoBIVOUAC and congratulations to the 10 runners up winning CAMPS merch and cookbook bundles! Yay!  Happy Father’s Day to all your dads, grandads and father figures out there! This newsletter is tailored for you (well, plus your travel companions): One – 10 Dad adventures to experience with your kids Two – 7 Golf Clubs in south east Queensland – play golf and camp for a donation Three – 4 breweries and 1 cidery you

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Father’s Day Giveaway winner announced

Congratulations to the winner of our CAMPS Father’s Day Giveaway Craig Newton from Highland Park in Queensland – you have won the NPS400 Portable Power Station worth $900, thanks to AutoBivouac. If you would like your own power station, visit their online store!  YAY! And ten lucky runner ups have won $80+ CAMPS Cookbook and merch bundles with Camps Community Cookbook, CAMPS cap, playing cards and stubby holder! Congratulations:  Emily Wallwork, WA Kristan Lum, QLD Richard Klooger, VIC Deb Houghton, VIC Lynda Skippy, QLD Sharon Rice, VIC Amy Kellaris, WA Lesha Waddington, WA Robert Gow, QLD Leesa Taylor, VIC Thank

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