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Graeme Claxton Reserve Cadell SA by TOP CAMPS contributor Michael Lennon

Camping 101 – Campsite Parking Etiquette

We love a campsite all to ourselves! However, we make sure that our campsite parking does not prevent other travellers enjoying the campground, too. CAMPS fan, Michael Lennon sent us an update on free camp, Graeme Caxton Reserve near Cadell in the Mid Murray Region of South Australia. With it he explained a camping “no no”: Graeme Claxton Reserve, Cadell, South Australia Over many years and trips this has been one of our most favourite camping spots after crossing the Nullarbor on our way to visit Maureen’s parents when they were alive in Mildura.   Graeme Claxton Reserve Cadell SA by

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Peter Warden with friends

“Top no. 1 info tool everybody needs”

We come across travellers and their stories every day. When Peter Warden (pictured on the left of this image with his friends) sent us this email about the camps app, we just had to share.  I downloaded alternative apps…… and then I renewed my camps membership and paid the 10 bucks …. Why? You do a bloody good job with your app and the POI and the book. I used you for 12-13 years and think you are important in the past, and now, and for the caravan community. Others jumped on your success, but you are the right guys

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Torquay, Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast, QLD

A winning RV strategy: Fraser Coast, Queensland

At CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE we like to congratulate the Fraser Coast Regional Council because they really value RV travellers and campers. They know what we travellers bring to towns. We would like to applaud council on their progress! So for other regions hoping to become RV friendly, how do they make it work? They have built an inclusive strategy with a focus on: Positioning and marketing the region as a premier RV, caravan and camping destination via revamped marketing platforms, engaging with industry and a review of signage. Scarness Beachfront Tourist Park Business development which grows overall destination competitiveness  They

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Views of Stanley and The Nut, Tasmania

BEST Aussie camps for 2022 – our personal favourites

Views of Stanley and The Nut, Tasmania Here’s our personal favourites from where we’ve been this year. Heatley and I have travelled far and wide in 2022, and so have our CAMPS Ambassadors. So grab a cuppa, and check out our list for your 2023 trip planning! Click on the links to find out more! Tasmania  Stanley Recreation Ground (photographed from The Nut), Tasmania Oh, I’ll be back in a heartbeat. We weren’t here for long, but in usual CAMPS style we covered some country. From Launceston to Marrawah on the West Coast, and all down the north east corner. Ahhh! So

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12 tips for finding last minute campgrounds during peak season

This couple were very happy at Diamantina Cooper Rest Area, near Windorah and Quilpie, QLD Do you need a last minute campground or caravan park? Here’s our ‘Camping 101’ tips… For popular caravan parks and camps, you need to book ahead over peak periods like Christmas, summer, Easter, other school holidays and often The Dry season up north. Some bookings at iconic beach parks or camps can only be won in a ballot. But if you are like us, we don’t often plan ahead. We love not knowing where we’ll be that night. Perhaps you’ve just secured time off over summer,

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Joe O'Connor Park, Yass, New South Wales

Camp at Joe O’Connor Park in RV Friendly Yass, New South Wales

Yass NSW is so RV friendly! 2 RV parks, Showgrounds and caravan parks to camp at! Dump point and day parking easy access, too.  We dropped into the waterside camps at Joe O’Connor Park. Loved the views of cows across the river from the boat ramp! This large site is pet friendly, FREE for self contained RVs – including big rigs and camper trailers. There is shade, picnic tables and you can walk to town. Plus there are loads of villages, wineries and scenic drives to discover near here. Have you visited the Yass Valley? Just follow the signs for

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