7 things I didn’t know about the Melbourne Cup





Without an exception, everyone was so friendly. Every queue (and there will be a few queues), all in our finery, people were excited to be there and smiling. From our seat near the finish line, waiting for lunch, or champagne – even in the Ladies – people were

By |November 14th, 2018|General, VIC|0 Comments|

Try our updated, latest generation App

Did you know CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE have an app? Unlike other camping apps in the market, you know you can rely on CAMPS and includes not just free and budget camps

By |November 1st, 2018|General|0 Comments|

Horses for Courses

On the eve of the Melbourne Cup, I am so very excited – it will be my first ever time at this Aussie icon. Even better, I’ll be sharing the occasion with my mum. I expect a few more crowds there, compared to our hobby horse races, won by dice throws on our –

By |October 30th, 2018|General|0 Comments|

A call out for your photos!

It is round the country today for our newsletter. From wildflowers in Western Australia, a creek bed freedom camp in North Queensland (within metres of a pub) and three new station stays in South Australia, tantalisingly positioned between two wine regions. 

As Heatley and I are updating more and more

Ten new listings on Fraser Island K’gari

In light of the royals Harry and Meghan’s visit to Fraser Island, we thought it was high time to add more campsites to the App and CAMPS 10. In addition to Cathedrals on Fraser listed in Caravan Parks 4, we now have four more campgrounds and six dump points

New listing: Alroy Station QLD

Visit Alroy Station, a working sheep and cattle station situated in remote Outback Queensland, for wildlife and bird watching, bush walks, yabbies and fishing, spectacular night skies and stargazing, peace and quiet, photography and wide open space.

The open camp fire has wood supplied – there are camp oven packs

Favourite Places – Coffee Works

I don’t even drink coffee.

But it was my Mum who gave me the tip (and the brochure with an entry discount) that this place in Mareeba, on the Atherton Tablelands was worth the stop.

And it was. All ages. Something for everyone.

You won’t get the kids past the tasting area.

By |September 25th, 2018|General|0 Comments|

Travel in the royal’s wake to Fraser Island

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have two rural locations on their itinerary for October – Fraser Island K’gari and Dubbo.

The island is in our backyard – literally 15 minutes from where we live at Rainbow Beach, we can be on the barge.
It is an are

By |September 11th, 2018|Events, General, QLD|1 Comment|

WHEN is the next edition coming out?

Now one of the MOST asked questions through our doors is – WHEN is the next edition coming out? Caravan Parks 5 is due out from December 2018 for Christmas. Camps 10 will be released from February 2019. I’ve already had a pre-order for PARKS 5! If you’d like

By |September 10th, 2018|General|0 Comments|

We love to hear from you

We thank everyone for the wonderful images sent through for Caravan Parks 5, and this lovely feedback from our last newsletter:

Thank you for your email, info and pics re Beacon & Bencubbin in WA.  I am leaving Perth with Coco my little dog on Thursday for an extended caravanning

By |September 10th, 2018|General|0 Comments|