Life on the Road

Scones, jam and cream at Bungendore Showground

Heatley’s aunt and uncle, Jim and Di O’Mara sent us these photos from their latest trip and stop at Bungendore Showgrounds, NSW site 732 in Camps 10. To their delight, they were greeted with hot scones, jam and cream on arrival. Talk about country hospitality!

With friendly caretakers, these tidy

Pub Stay: Hotel Motel 5

With all the changes on the Pacific Highway rest areas, it is good to know there’s a low cost option at South Grafton. Hotel Motel 5 is NSW no. 38 in CAMPS 10. Called “Hotel Motel 5 – Five Mile” on Facebook.

This is free stop if you patronise the hotel.

Your latest update from CAMPS

Well Ex-Cyclone Oma left one happy group on the East Coast – surfers! We stayed at Burleigh Heads last weekend, and EVERYONE was on the headland, with picnics and beverages, mesmerised by the surfers and the bravery of the jet ski riders, delivering them into the swell. 

This week, we

How to find jobs for travellers

Working bees are are part of life when volunteering for Nature Foundation SA (pictured at Hiltaba) Linda recently contacted us, wanting to know where she can access a list of job availability at caravan parks or campgrounds – relieving owners when on holidays, or helping them out in busy

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 …

We’ve won an award!

We are honoured and privileged to have been included as one of the Top 10 Australian Camping Blogs on the web. Blogs are ranked by Google reputation and Google search ranking; Influence and popularity on Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

Caravan and Tow Vehicle Towing Capacity

When it comes to towing a caravan, there is definitely more than meets the eye involved in the process. To an outsider it looks simple enough, but any seasoned caravanner knows that it can get very complicated.

Camping With Dogs

Guest post by PIA Australia

Thinking of taking your four-legged companion on a camping adventure this summer? Pet Insurance Australia catches up with Camps Australia Wide to get the facts about camping with dogs. PLUS; some top tips to ensure you are prepared.

Cumberland Historic Mine Site

Cumberland is a ghost town the Shire of Etheridge in Queensland , located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Georgetown on the Gulf Development Road

It’s a great free overnight stop with a large area to park a number of RV’s. There is a long drop toilet.

There is a bird watching area

Explorers Highway – Iconic Roads of Australia

Explorers Highway

Re-tread the footsteps of one of the most intrepid souls ever to set foot in the Australian interior by following the Stuart Highway. Affectionately known as the Explorer’s Highway, this 2,834km long road splits the country neatly in two, and roughly traces the route taken by Scottish explorer