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Dumaresq Dam Recreation Area
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New free camp Dumaresq Dam, Armidale, New South Wales

Dumaresq Dam Recreation Area was previously a day use area.  But thanks to a redevelopment project by the Armidale Regional Council it is now a free camping area! Council have just completed stage one of the redevelopment which includes: – new amenities block and picnic shelters – campsite and un-powered motor home parking areas – bitumen roads and parking areas – long bay parking and upgraded boat ramp – artificial beach and sandstone wall – additional boardwalk There are a limited number of unpowered camping sites and it will be first in best dressed for these concrete slab sites.  No

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Newtons Crossing FREE CAMP Bega Region, NSW
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Yes, you can find FREE CAMPS on the NSW South Coast!

Newtons Crossing FREE CAMP Bega Region, NSW Do not despair, you can still find free camps on the NSW South Coast … Made up of Illawarra and Kiama, Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley or Sapphire Coasts regions, we loved our New South Wales South Coast adventure. However, it can be difficult to find camping options that aren’t caravan parks or sometimes expensive National Park campgrounds. Pet friendly options may also be harder to find. This list has both! Expect swimming and fishing at most of these (make sure you have a permit) so pack your togs and your fishing

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country town showgrounds at Koorawatha, NSW at Sunset
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Discover showground camping – good for facilities, space and the wallet!

Koorawatha Showgrounds, NSW at Sunset You asked for it, you get it! Brett Kempster wrote to us and suggested: “What about a feature on country town showgrounds providing low cost camping?  We stayed in a couple but our last trip…through NT, Qld and NSW really highlighted to us how brilliant an option they are. A few we stayed in on that trip: Adelaide River (NT) – even had a pool Mundubbera (Qld) – quiet hospitable town Moree (NSW) – RSL out the back gate Narrabri (NSW) – brilliant, quiet and near town I’m sure there are many others people can

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Hotel Koorawatha Free Camp, NSW
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I’ve left a part of me at Koorawatha, New South Wales

As soon as we walked in the pub after a big day on the road, we certainly felt welcomed. For a Sunday evening, Hotel Koorawatha was pumping! And to my surprise, people were playing cards! My kind of hotel. Every Sunday, they host a Euchre comp. Well, we ordered some dinner, chatted to locals, played our own card game and enjoyed the atmosphere. Heatley rated the snags (they were skinny beef sausages, cooked to the max – just how he does it himself), and I had the yummy beef schnitty special. Finishing our drinks in the beer garden, we checked

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Sandy Point Reserve, NSW GoRV Freedom Camp of the Month
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GoRV Freedom Camp of the Month: Sandy Point, NSW

Our GoRV Freedom Camp of the Month is Sandy Point Reserve in Hay, New South Wales.Read the full article here. Find more free and budget camping sites, or caravan parks throughout Australia in the CAMPS 12 guide books, CAMPS Pendium boxed set and free UPDATED CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App. Download the Camps App for iPhone/iPad or Android   

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We’re on the road again - with the mother-in-law!
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We’re on the road again – with the mother-in-law!

We’re on the road again! Best of all, we’re travelling with my darling mum! (And sis and bro-in-law). Thankfully, mum adores her son-in-laws and vice versa. But there will be banter, and cards – crib, most likely. We’re travelling WEST! Last weekend we visited Dalby, St George and the new Cunnamulla Hot Springs. Today’s agenda is a mud bath (tell us if you’ve done one), more artesian baths, bush pubs and bush camps! Please say hello if you see us on the road. Remember to get 20% off CAMPS 12 and CAMPSPendium – just use SAVEMUM20 at our checkout. Love

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Apollo Bay Fisherman's Co-Op
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Get the latest camping news from coast to coast

Although the majority of campsites and caravan parks don’t change, updates come and go – here’s our camping news round up from across Australia. And a recipe that has people talking on our socials! Also remember Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12, this year. So now is the time to organise presents for mums, nannas and grandmas! It helps to check on the latest site information in your Camps Australia Wide App. Download it for free, it is easy to check the latest on sites you are planning to visit – like Apollo Bay, Victoria. (Here’s our yummy seaside

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Another camp you can swim at is Aslings beach rock pool, Eden, Bega region NSW
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Imagine camping at these swimmingly cool destinations!

Aslings beach rock pool, Eden, Bega region NSW There is nothing we love more than a camp you can swim at! How about you? Right now, I’m planning our “Across the centre” QLD to WA roadtrip next month. If you are trip planning, here’s some favourite swimming and camping destinations from our last trip and around Australia. I especially loved the ocean pools! Yes, this is an ocean pool! We were in heaven swimming here last month! Check out our pick of the best ocean pools on the NSW South Coast! King River Free Camp Spot a platypus at waterside

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