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Yorke Peninsula Bush Camping

Fee rise for Yorke Peninsula Bush Camping, South Australia

The gorgeous 19 bush camping sites along the Yorke Peninsula had a steep price rise from $10 to $20 per site per night.   Council explained that their bush camping has never had a price increase since camping commenced and had been running at a loss for quite some time. With the significant increase in the arrival of campers along this stretch of coastline, there has been some environmental damage that council is addressing.  They have installed new and improved toilets in all but 2 of the smaller campgrounds, and have employed an extra ranger to help monitor the environmental impact. 

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Summer is calling on Fraser Island

Summer is calling – cool down and camp here…plus a giveaway!

Summer is calling.  Please help us spread the word – and share our giveaway on your Facebook or socials! Or forward this email onto a camping buddy. They’ll thank you. Horizontal Falls is absolute bucket list material! Click on these stories for countless summer camping and Christmas inspiration, and let us know what you are planning? EPIC Island camps Not sure which campground to choose on K’gari Fraser Island, QLD? Here’s a run down on the most popular – and not so well known… Make sure you know where to swim! Fraser Island K’Gari – Adams Family Travels NEW Tassie

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Gunsynd Goondiwindi QLD from our Melbourne Cup Traveller's Quiz

Quick Melbourne Cup Greats Traveller’s Quiz

Take our quick Melbourne Cup Greats Traveller’s Quiz. Good luck! 1. What racecourse displays Phar Lap’s statue? 2. What two Melbourne Cup related statues are located in South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula? 3. What towns will you find them in? 4. What is the name of the horse statue in Goondiwindi, Queensland? 5. A statue of Malua is in what Tassie town? Now we’re placing the answers below, so if you don’t want to cheat, stop scrolling until you have had a go! Answers to our Quick Melbourne Cup Greats Traveller’s Quiz 1. Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne 2. Kerrin McEvoy and Maybe

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Mount Schank, SA NEW camps and caravan parks to add to your list

NEW camps and caravan parks to add to your list

Today we introduce new publicans, new owners, new reopenings, a new camp recipe to try and some brand new sites. We even climbed a volcano at one of these! And a tip: if you are looking for brand new camps and caravan parks, the NEW Camps App is now FREE to download! Bellum Hotel reopens, SA Congrats Bob and Meg – the new owners/publicans at The Bellum Hotel. We free camped, visited sinkholes and climbed a volcano here – just before it opened. Visit Darwin River Fern Farm, NT This new listing is in a great spot to camp near

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Pildappa Rock, South Australia - image Overland Exposure

Last chance to camp under Pildappa

Favourite camping destination, Pildappa Rock in South Australia will temporarily close from Australia Day, 2024. It will reopen on April 1 as a day use only area.

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Tom's Opal mine Coober Pedy SA - Gilmore Lap 2013
Bucket List

Bucket List: Coober Pedy, South Australia

A lap of Australia generally includes The Red Centre, and an outback pilgrimage to “the opal capital of the world”, where living underground is the norm. Coober Pedy attractions in South Australia are a must see – here is where to camp! 

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Rawnsley Park - image John and Sue Shiphard
Farm & Station Stays

See Flinders Ranges: Rawnsley Park Station, SA

Have you experienced the Flinders Ranges? Camping at Rawnsley Park Station, you’ll have those views to die for at this historic sheep station in the bucket list region of South Australia. A big thank you to John and Sue Shipard for sharing your photos. We met them on their way here, via a paddleboat cruise on the Murray River. Rawnsley Park Station has been catering to tourists for more than half a century! However, it was settled in 1851 – part of Arkaba Station, and traditional lands of Adnyamathanha people. It looks over the southern side of South Australia’s Flinders

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