New listing: Alroy Station QLD

Visit Alroy Station, a working sheep and cattle station situated in remote Outback Queensland, for wildlife and bird watching, bush walks, yabbies and fishing, spectacular night skies and stargazing, peace and quiet, photography and wide open space.

The open camp fire has wood supplied – there are camp oven packs

Travel in the royal’s wake to Fraser Island

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have two rural locations on their itinerary for October – Fraser Island K’gari and Dubbo.

The island is in our backyard – literally 15 minutes from where we live at Rainbow Beach, we can be on the barge.
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By |September 11th, 2018|Events, General, QLD|1 Comment|

Brand new campground: Bretims Farm, QLD

Brenda Webb and Tim McNamara have just listed their farm stay with us. This Camp Area is 3170 Millmerran-Leyburn Rd, 5km north of Leyburn, and includes 1 km dirt track (13 G10 on HEMA maps).

New Camping Ground: Hangar O

Here’s a personal recommendation from Bob: “I am staying at this camp called Hangar O which is near Gunalda just 35 kilometres north of Gympie. It has only been open for three weeks but is terrific for $10.00 per night. No Power or water but a …

Mareeba Heritage Museum

Enticingly, entry was free. We had just picnicked next door at Centenary Park. With Grandparents in tow, we walked into what we thought was more a tourism information centre (which it is) and all were impressed

Do you prefer Motorhome or Caravan?

Brrr – cold here this morning! I think it was close to 6 degrees. Meanwhile it is snowing down south so we have focused on some destinations up north to warm you up. Thanks for all the feedback we’ve had from

The one that didn’t get away

What a week or so! Heatley took time out to ski at Hotham, so I became well acquainted with our new postal system. Luckily our youngest was at home to help me with packing – we truly are a family business at CAMPS!

Charters Towers rest areas are still dog friendly

We had a call letting us know the Macrossan and Fletcher campsites in the Charters Towers area were no longer dog friendly. Looking at these signs, it is easily understood why the traveller thought this …

Calamari, dogs and thank goodness school is back!

School holidays are over for us in Queensland (where beanies and parkas aren’t often required), and Victoria. Holidays have just started in the ACT but still a week left across the rest of Australia.

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 …