General

Keep us updated

If you have upgrades and changes to your park, please let us know! 

Changes to pet friendly status, contact details, affiliation, addition of disabled facilities, playground, even making sure we have a street number listed with the street in the book – please email or call so we have the

Camps 10 release and our summer news

Happy New Year! Summer is here, it’s time for the beach or stationing yourself beside some water. This newsletter travels from Queensland, to NT and onto WA, with more top spots for you to visit. 

2019 couldn’t have had a busier start for us, with pre-sales opening for our brand new

By |January 14th, 2019|General|0 Comments|

Help the camp at Heritage Wines reopen

Heritage Estate Wines are closed for camping, awaiting a permit from council (Site 882 in Camps 10). Situated just north of Stanthorpe, in the Granite Belt of Queensland, known for it’s beautiful wineries and fresh produce.

Owner Bryce Kassulke told CAMPS, “The cellar door is just off the highway so it

Oh, Christmas Tree

What a whirlwind we’ve had – Christmas parties, a folk festival, flights and ferrying kids to holiday jobs – so much so, our tree is not even decorated yet, and not a present wrapped! 

We had quick trips to Sydney and Melbourne last week, and we did squeeze in Andrew

By |December 17th, 2018|General|0 Comments|

Take me back to my caravan

Housework. Piles of washing. Mess. Groceries. One computer smouldering and one phone line down (our CAMPS line survived the storm). Then the ultimate – dealing with Telstra.

Oh, take me back to last weekend, we scrambled three nights and managed to have our entire crew, and some of their mates,

Why I joined Main Beach Surf Club

We are proud members of Rainbow Beach Surf Club – we are thrilled all four kids are now all lifesavers. The eldest works as a lifeguard to help him through uni, and our youngest has his last season of Nippers. 

When we stayed at Main Beach Tourist Park recently –

Pre-order your Caravan Parks Australia Wide 5 book Now…

Caravan Parks Australia Wide 5  (our new 2019 edition) is now available on pre-order. 

The book will be shipped late December – estimates are for after Christmas. Including free shipping, you can purchase it now, and you will be amongst the first deliveries, hot off the press. 

Already, the bookings are

Tried and tested: Main Beach Tourist Park

Last weekend we realised our caravan plus the tow A-frame is closer to 24 foot, not 23. When you visit Main Beach Caravan Park, if yours is a similar length, ask for a longer site. 

Just a moderate sized park in-between Southport and Surfers Paradise, QLD, the staff were welcoming,

Help Gympie Region build the right RV Strategy

CAMPS travellers, please help our local region become more RV friendly, and let them know what we need. Gympie Regional Council is seeking your views on RV (Recreational Vehicle) tourism to attract and encourage visitors to the Gympie Region.
Comments are now being sought to help shape Council’s RV Strategy to

By |November 20th, 2018|General, QLD|0 Comments|

Favourite events – Festival of Small Halls

If you enjoy a relaxed night of music, try to attend Australia’s largest dedicated regional music tour, Festival of Small Halls.

The 2018 Summer Tour, features Canada’s two-time JUNO Award-winner, Old Man Luedecke and local folk festival favourite, Lucy Wise.

Our town was very fortunate to host the festival for the