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The one that didn’t get away

What a week or so! Heatley took time out to ski at Hotham, so I became well acquainted with our new postal system. Luckily our youngest was at home to help me with packing – we truly are a family business at CAMPS!

Narromine Rockwall Tourist Park

You might wonder about where the name came from for the new caravan park in Narromine? New owners, Eddie and Michelle have been operating the business for only four months at 69 Mitchell Highway, walking distance from the main street.

Nature Foundation SA introduces 4 new budget campgrounds

If you want to experience a different place to camp, volunteers have been adding facilities to both these properties, only in the last few months. Visitors are welcome and fees apply, whilst you are here learn about these special ..

Charters Towers rest areas are still dog friendly

We had a call letting us know the Macrossan and Fletcher campsites in the Charters Towers area were no longer dog friendly. Looking at these signs, it is easily understood why the traveller thought this …

Be prepared when travelling with your pet

Whether a park is pet friendly or not is something many travellers want to know. Some want to avoid pets and seek parks without them and other can’t do without their beloved animals, and book accordingly.

Calamari, dogs and thank goodness school is back!

School holidays are over for us in Queensland (where beanies and parkas aren’t often required), and Victoria. Holidays have just started in the ACT but still a week left across the rest of Australia.

Salt Creek Roadhouse closes in protest until September 1

Adam Stewart, has closed his Salt Creek Roadhouse in a bid to draw attention to mismanagement of his region, the Coorong. “Salt Creek is a very important half way …

Reverse psychology

Isn’t one of the joys of travel watching other couples reverse and direct as they park up for the night? Only to be enjoyed once you have done it yourself, of course! Even in our motorhome, it was a skill that takes practise to perfect. Let’s face it – some sites may …

Paronella Park – a campground with a difference!

We didn’t stay overnight, as we were on a day trip – I will do that next time I am near Cairns, and take a night tour. Paronella ParkJosé Paronella’s dream was to build a castle. He chose a special part of Australia and created Paronella Park.

To be or not to be? Caravan or Motorhome?

You know how you start with a plan in mind, and then it all goes pear shaped? We purchased our Jayco Starcraft Outback Caravan after seeing it at the Queensland Caravan Camping and Tourist Supershow last