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    Where has the free campsite been relocated to at Wuruma Dam?

Where has the free campsite been relocated to at Wuruma Dam?

 

Sunwater relocated the campsite at Wuruma Dam, QLD to near the dam wall and spillway, 2.6 km south of the old site. Recreational day use at the foreshore and boat ramp will continue. 

The GPS coordinates for the new designated camping site are: 25 11 48.9 S 150 59 24.5 E

Why the

Draft RV Strategy released for public feedback

The draft Recreational Vehicle Strategy is now open.

After collecting over 500 responses from Gympie locals, visitors, businesses, industry and government representatives, the draft Gympie Recreational Vehicle (RV) Strategy is ready for public feedback.

In a series of surveys and interviews in late 2018, respondents were asked questions about the needs

By |February 26th, 2019|General, QLD|0 Comments|

Help the camp at Heritage Wines reopen

Heritage Estate Wines are closed for camping, awaiting a permit from council (Site 882 in Camps 10). Situated just north of Stanthorpe, in the Granite Belt of Queensland, known for it’s beautiful wineries and fresh produce.

Owner Bryce Kassulke told CAMPS, “The cellar door is just off the highway so it

See the turtles at Mon Repos

Definitely a thing for your bucket list. 

The turtles were THE reason we stayed at Bargara Beach Caravan Park. Mon Repos supports the Pacific region’s largest breeding population of loggerhead turtles, and the largest nesting marine turtles on the eastern mainland Australia.

Of course we found lots of other lovely things to

Tried and tested: Bargara Beach Caravan Park

Bargara Beach Caravan Park is located across the road from the patrolled beach, and playgrounds at Neilsen Park, on the northern side of town.

The park was quiet and friendly. Even though there was a major surf lifesaving carnival on that weekend, there was still ample spaces, plenty of shade,

Why I joined Main Beach Surf Club

We are proud members of Rainbow Beach Surf Club – we are thrilled all four kids are now all lifesavers. The eldest works as a lifeguard to help him through uni, and our youngest has his last season of Nippers. 

When we stayed at Main Beach Tourist Park recently –

Tried and tested: Main Beach Tourist Park

Last weekend we realised our caravan plus the tow A-frame is closer to 24 foot, not 23. When you visit Main Beach Caravan Park, if yours is a similar length, ask for a longer site. 

Just a moderate sized park in-between Southport and Surfers Paradise, QLD, the staff were welcoming,

Help Gympie Region build the right RV Strategy

CAMPS travellers, please help our local region become more RV friendly, and let them know what we need. Gympie Regional Council is seeking your views on RV (Recreational Vehicle) tourism to attract and encourage visitors to the Gympie Region.
Comments are now being sought to help shape Council’s RV Strategy to

By |November 20th, 2018|General, QLD|0 Comments|

Favourite events – Festival of Small Halls

If you enjoy a relaxed night of music, try to attend Australia’s largest dedicated regional music tour, Festival of Small Halls.

The 2018 Summer Tour, features Canada’s two-time JUNO Award-winner, Old Man Luedecke and local folk festival favourite, Lucy Wise.

Our town was very fortunate to host the festival for the

Favourite places – Hinkler Hall of Aviation

To think I did not realise this museum was in existence, let alone just a few hours from us!

If you are travelling through or staying nearby Bundaberg, QLD, do stop in to the Hinkler Hall of Aviation. 

We brought our 13-year-old and his mate. But this museum is not only