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Bremer Bay, Western Australia
Beaches & Coasts

See orcas in Australia at Bremer Bay, Western Australia

Bremer Bay Beaches owner, David Harder invites you to Bremer Bay, the only place to see Orcas in the wild, in Australia. He says, “Our caravan park is closest to the departure point for Orca tours with Whale Watch Western Australia and Naturalist Charters.” The canyon tours run from January 1 to April. Then in winter, southern right and humpbacks arrive for land based whale watching. A short drive off the highway, between Esperance and Albany, “Beaches” sits at the gateway to the Point Henry Peninsula and the Indian Ocean. With easy access to Bremer Bay’s eight pristine beaches, Enjoy fishing, swimming, 4WD

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Amanda with a quokka on Rottnest Island, WA
Beaches & Coasts

Did you know you can camp and glamp on Rottnest Island, Western Australia?

Wadjemup Rottnest Island is best known for the cute quokkas. But did you know it also offers camping? You can, only don’t take your RV. Tents only. CAMPS Ambassadors, Amanda and Dan shared their day on Rottnest Island: “We took the mountain bike and EUC over to check out the Quokka’s and the island.       Previous Next Enjoyed a pub style lunch, had a snorkel at the beach and I worked my hamstrings and glutes like they have never been worked before. “Have you ridden around Rottnest? Did you know there were so many hills? I didn’t!” Check

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Granite Sky Walk, WA - Image Overland Exposure
Immerse Yourself In Nature

Push the limits with these hikes and views near Albany, Western Australia

Granite Sky Walk, WA – Image Overland Exposure CAMPS Ambassador, Manda said “Albany Region in WA seems to like you pushing yourself and your limits to walk at heights! The Gap and Granite Sky Walk are both 20-30minutes out of Albany.  The Granite Sky Walk is not for the faint hearted, it is a 2km hike which is a constant climb, then a huge boulder manoeuvre, a ladder and then walking on a platform on the edge of the granite boulder. The Gap (at Torndirrup National Park) is not as difficult, even wheelchair/pram friendly.” “When you come to places like this, you

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Heatley and Michelle at Dorrigo National Park, November 2022
Destinations

New arc treetop walkway planned for Dorrigo, New South Wales

We were just wowed by the Skywalk at Dorrigo National Park. Interesting to hear that planning is underway for the new Dorrigo Arc Rainforest Centre and 46 km Dorrigo Escarpment Great Walk! Artistic rendition of the draft concept for the proposed new Dorrigo Arc Rainforest Centre – Credit DPE NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Area Manager Glenn Storrie said there has been huge interest from the community in the $56.4 million project so far. “The NPWS project team and I have shared the draft project concepts at more than 20 community and stakeholder briefings over the last 4

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Warroora Station Blog 1
4WD

Best of The Beach & the Bush – Warroora Station Stay, Western Australia,

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Warroora Station Stay where the Outback meets the Ocean. This pristine part of Australia will have you longing to return time and time again.   Warroora (pronounced Warra)  is a cattle station with the stunning Ningaloo Reef Coastline as its western border.  The region offers camping in a range of wilderness campsites along 50 km of its coastline including 14 Mile, Sandy Point, The Lagoon, Black Moon Cliff, Elle’s Beach, Maggies and Stevens Surf Break all booked through and managed by WA Parks & Wildlife or bush camping on the Station Stay. 14

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Destinations

Alpine National Park in Summer

Go alpine bird watching Pack the tent or the van and head to the Alpine National Park in the warmer months. Make camp in snow gum woodlands at Lake Catani or camp amid wildflowers at Falls Creek. Cool off and cast a line in the Rocky Valley Dam or waterways in the Kiewa Valley. Walk the amazing Razorback Trail and return to your basecamp at Mount Hotham. Trek the Bogong High Plains and Mount Buller and stay at historic cattlemen’s huts. We have just come back from a site checking trip in the Alpine area , this is a great

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Barrington Tops State Forest Lookout
Camping

Have you camped at Barrington Tops, near Gloucester, NSW?

West of Gloucester, and east of Scone, is a very special (and chilly) New South Wales national park and state forest. As well as lookouts, there are seven camping options around Barrington Tops – including Polblue Campground which you can find in the first edition of CAMPS!  Check out these world class views from recently upgraded Cobark Lookout at Barrington Tops State Forest. Cobark Lookout is the first stop for visitors on their way across the Barrington Tops from Gloucester, so was a great candidate for an upgrade, said Forestry Corporation of NSW Tourism and Partnerships Manager Louise Faulkner. Ms

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Drive through Warrumbungle
Camping

Drive through the Warrumbungles, New South Wales

Fancy a leisurely drive through the iconic Warrumbungles, taking in some of the sights that have put this area on the world map?  The 70km Coonabarabran – Warrumbungle – Tooraweenah drive combines views, lookouts, and easy walks on a spectacular day trip. Or stop here camping and take your time to enjoy it all! Starting in Coonabarabran, you’ll drive through the picturesque Timor Valley. Keep a look out for the interesting fences and mail boxes!  Siding Spring Observatory Did you know Warrumbungles were Australia’s and the southern hemisphere’s first Dark Sky Park?  Highlights worth a visit include the Skywatch Observatory,

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Wings Wildlife Park Gunns Plains Tasmania
Camping

Riverside camping and devils at Wings Wildlife Park in Tasmania

When you drive to Wings Wildlife Park in Tasmania’s beautiful Gunns Plains make sure you stop at George Woodhouse lookout to soak up that gorgeous valley. It was near here we found an echidna beside the road – a live one, thankfully!  So very cute, they stood very still and just peered at me.   If you are an animal lover, or have some in your family – they will be in their element. The wildlife park  has animal encounters galore – and personally guided tours. So touch an Aussie sugar glider, snake, or exotic meerkats or marmosets… Me? I’d

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