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Vince Connolly Crossing, Northern Territory has shade and space

If you are hankering after wide open spaces, then you’ve found it. A perfect overnighter, this is a roadside rest area, but has a large area where you can get away from the road. There are lots of shady sites and plenty of room. The toilets are suitable for people with disabilities and were only upgraded last year. There’s water, a dump point, fireplaces, it is suitable for big rigs and pets, but please note it may be sandy in places and it has a 24-hour limit. All in all, a good stopover in area where there are not too

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Camps Australia Wide - Uluru
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Northern Territory National Parks are re-opening

NT premier destinations, Kakadu and Ulur̲u-Kata Tjut̲a and National Parks are opening on June 19! But it is staged, with not all areas or camping available yet. You can check out alternative places to stop the night in the CAMPS Australia Wide App and books 🙂 Here’s the news from Parks Australia: Director of National Parks, Dr James Findlay said due to COVID-safe arrangements and infrastructure upgrades, some areas of the national parks will not be open to visitors during the initial re-opening, but there will be plenty of opportunity to seek recreation and relaxation in these much-loved parts of Australia. “Kakadu

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Arnhem land - Central Arnhem Road
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Work starts on sealing the Central Arnhem Road, Northern Territory

Central Arnhem Road Have you travelled to Nhulunbuy via the Central Arnhem Road, from Katherine in the Northern Territory? A $225 million investment starts mid 2020 to seal almost half of the 710 km road.  Known as the Bulman Road it is one of the great Aussie 4WD tracks. The 710 km road passes through Indigenous lands, and starts 50 km south of Katherine, off the Stuart Highway.  Dry season is the best time to tackle this popular road and explore this area, please note permits are required.  As well as tourism, the road services Indigenous communities, agriculture, mining and  the

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Tanami Dog Track
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Did you know the Tanami Track, Northern Territory will be sealed?

Image via Instagram: On Telstra Hill about 300km south of Halls Creek, taken by @swagmanphotography who says it is the only place on the track you can get reception before Tilmouth Well Roadhouse in NT Have you experienced Australia’s famous track, the Tanami Road? If you haven’t – time is running out, as planning is now underway for $235 million of Federal Government funds to upgrade and seal this iconic route. Known as the ‘Tanami Track’, it is the most direct road, or the “short-cut” between Alice Springs in NT and Halls Creek, WA. Spanning over 1000 km, it best

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Devil's Marbles NT by @dreamyourlife_liveyourdream2 via Instagram
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KARLU KARLU or Devil’s Marbles Campground, Northern Territory

Devil’s Marbles NT by @dreamyourlife_liveyourdream2 via Instagram KARLU KARLU / Devils Marbles are a sacred site known as Karlu Karlu in the language of the traditional owners the Warumungu people. Formed over millions of years, they continue to crack and erode making for a unique view each time you visit. This Conservation Reserve is suitable for all camping, no pets, and 24 hours maximum stay. The budget site has toilets, campfire, BBQ, picnic tables and unique views!  Take your time to explore the region’s most famous landmark. Follow the walkways and find out via the information boards how the granite

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Reflections at Glen Helen Gorge Image Tourism NT & Jackson Groves
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Visit the amazing Glen Helen Gorge

Reflections at Glen Helen Gorge Image Tourism NT & Jackson Groves Glen Helen Gorge is a perfect place to have a dip in the sandstone cliffs and watch the light change on Mount Sonder. This road trip through the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges has so many highlights – more gorges, Ochre Pits, Ellery Creek Big Hole, Stanley Chasm and Simpsons Gap. Nearby this beautiful waterhole, there are two locations listed close by – one in each book we produce: Glen Helen Homestead  NT site 44 in Caravan Parks 5 This caravan park on the Finke River is only a 5-10

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Buley Rockpools at Litchfield National Park
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Tender Released for Design of New Litchfield Campsites

Buley Rockpools at Litchfield National Park New campsites in Litchfield National Park are one step closer with the Territory Labor Government releasing a tender for design work as part of its Litchfield Central Valley development.The $17.5 million project, which includes $11.3 million of Turbocharging Tourism funding, will open up new camping and swimming spots in Litchfield enhancing visitor experiences and creating local jobs. The tender includes the design of new campgrounds, picnic areas, car parking and viewing platforms, all located by new swimming spots. It follows the tender award for Stage 1 works which will see 18km of unsealed road

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Broken Hill - Sunset Sculptures - Rob Blackburn
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Traveller’s update to Starview Primitive Campsite

Broken Hill Living Desert Reserve Images courtesy Broken Hill City Council My wife and I have just completed a 7500 Km round trip to Alice Springs and back, we went through Dubbo, Broken Hill and Port Augusta along the Stuart Highway to Alice Springs and back to Port Augusta, then the Princess Highway from Tailem Bend to Mount Gambier before heading back into Victoria doing the Silo Route and the Grampians, then the Sturt Highway, Newell Highway and the Hume Highway heading back home in Albion Park NSW. We used the Camps 10 extensively throughout the trip and would like

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Freedom Camp at Ginty’s Lookout

The Red Centre is internationally famous for good reason, with massive natural wonders like the Ayers Rock and the Olgas in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, the breathtaking sandstone escarpments of Kings Canyon and the contrasting extremes of the MacDonnell ranges high, dry peaks and the cool, fresh sanctuary of its low lying rock pools, this contrasting landscape has many treasures waiting for the avid explorer. The scale of this area cannot be understated, comparable in land mass to entire European countries like Albania or Slovenia, this part of the Red Centre is massive and requires serious planning. For most routes,

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