Northern Territory

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Arkaringa Station

Camp at these Station Stays from our Across the Centre Roadtrip

Thanks to everyone who gave us a heartwarming review on google! Remember to email us with screenshots of your kind review – that way, we can post out our Camps playing cards as a thank you. Be quick – they are for the first 25 emails we receive. Here’s the link … Our adventures continue north to the Pilbara region. Here’s a selection from our last few days – a little sneak peek!           We’ve been so remote, about 180km west of the hottest place in Australia. Look out for this week’s ‘Where am I Friday?’…or

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Curtin Springs, NT

Free camp at Curtin Springs Wayside Inn, Northern Territory

Free camp at Curtin Springs Wayside Inn – a definite stop in the Red Centre in Northern Territory! One of our fam has headed out on a four hour tour to Mt Conner. We’re stowed up at the ‘bough shed’, the historic original homestead for the Severin family in 1956. Three years they lived here! Desert Oak, chicken wire and spinifex grass make up the structure. Read up on it: they say they were the first evaporative air conditioners – just put a sprinkler on the roof. A common shelter back then, is now a brilliant – and unique –

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country town showgrounds at Koorawatha, NSW at Sunset
Budget Campsite

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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Be in the know – share these gems around the campfire

We are WA bound, via the centre. One of our first stops was Cunnamulla Hot Springs. Wow! Six pools, all different temperatures and sunset views over the river. Plus a relaxation room, sauna and cafe. Top notch fun with my sister, we loved it – what an epic start to our ‘across the centre’ trip. Meanwhile, we have some pumpkin-rolling, wave-riding and rock-hiking camping fun ahead in our latest newsletter. Create your own adventure Thanks Warrick for your lovely testimonial – your trip looks amazing! “Firstly I would like to thank you for such a great App and resource base.

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Another camp you can swim at is Aslings beach rock pool, Eden, Bega region NSW

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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Our Aussie Big Lap 2 Coober Pedy

Our Aussie big lap with the kids – part 2

After surviving the first month, our Aussie big lap continues through South Australia and Northern Territory. Here’s our road trip through Coober Pedy, Uluru and the Red Centre, Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks, to Kununurra and the Ord River in the East Kimberley, Western Australia. Wow, what great memories we had – made even better travelling with kids … (Here’s part one, in case you missed it!) Read the original article in the Rainbow Beach Community News on page 13 and 2:          

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Top Secret Camps Catalina Boat Wrecks, Broome, WA

Set up at top secret camps and the world’s longest war memorial

  Lest we forget – Over 100 lives were lost at these heritage protected World War II Catalina flying boat wrecks, Broome, WA At eleven o’clock, on the eleventh day in the eleventh month – Aussies take time out for Remembrance Day. Heatley and I like to learn about war history as we travel, and all of these places you can do just that as well as find some top secret camps. For instance, do you know the world’s longest war memorial? Watch this clip for the answer… Heard of Flying Boats? Lake Boga was a secret military camp

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Darwin Waterfront NT
Beaches & Coasts

10 reasons to visit Darwin Waterfront, NT

We loved our time at Darwin Waterfront – the newest precinct on the ocean in Northern Territory’s capital. And believe me, you’ll want to get wet in this Top End climate. 

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