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Red Cliff Beach, South Australia - Fishing - Image by Overland Exposure
Beaches & Coasts

Best Camps and Caravan Parks you can fish at!

It’s official – our camping community voted snags, tomato and sauce and bread the best Aussie Day meal, followed by BBQ lamb, THEN seafood! This week, I also learnt that you can get your oysters from a vending machine in Coffin Bay, SA! We have some tall tales but true in this newsletter – with incredible campsites. Conveniently, all places you can throw a line in! CAMPS Ambassadors Manda and Daniel are loving the Eyre Peninsula. We thought their photo  was a beauty. And so is the campsite at Red Cliff Beach in SA, south of Tumby Bay – with zero price and

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Red Cliff Beach Camp - Image by Overland Exposure
Beaches & Coasts

Feed the family from free camp, Red Cliff Beach, South Australia

Red Cliff Beach in SA, just 13 km south of Tumby Bay is pet friendly, with mobile coverage and a zero price and zero facilities. But you are rewarded with priceless views and abundant fishing! Fishing is best here at high tide off the points, and in the inlet. Said CAMPS Ambassador, Manda, “Daniel went fishing with a friend in his boat and they caught enough King George Whiting and squid to feed the family every lunch and dinner. Others were fishing off the rocks and spearfishing, both were also successful!” The southern end of Red Cliff is a beachfront camping area.

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Port Gibbon Beach - Image by Overland Exposure
Beaches & Coasts

NEW: Port Gibbon a beachside camping oasis, South Australia

Port Gibbon Beach – Image by Overland Exposure Less than 4 km south of Port Gibbon, South Australia – you’ll find Point Gibbon The Dunes – the newest listing for CAMPS. Said CAMPS Ambassadors, Manda and Dan, “We are in love! We are planning to spend as many days as possible here, because well, why not!!” Suitable for RVs and Big Rigs, it is $50/week with a 14 night time limit. Alternatively, only $10 per night for gorgeous views of the coastline. Permits are available from Beach Rd or Council Office. They said, “BYO water, dog friendly, rubbish bins provided

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CMCA Port Pirie RV Park
Camping

New RV park in Port Pirie, South Australia

The CMCA have opened their second park in South Australia, this one at Port Pirie.  It’s located within the grounds of the Port Football and Community Club on the corner of Wandearah and Esmond Roads. You’ll have access to their facilities during opening hours and the club are offering discounts to members. Lunches and dinners are available most days. The park is a five minute stroll to shopping and businesses and provides a dump point, potable water, happy hour shelter, and park custodian. Well behaved fur babies on lead are permitted as are generators in reasonable hours. There are around

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Bellum Hotel South Australia
Free Camping South Australia

Free camp at the Bellum Hotel, South Australia

For those travelling the Limestone Coast in South Australia, the Bellum Hotel at Mount Schank in SA is always happy to offer free camping. Located 12 km south of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway (aka Bay Road); halfway between Mount Gambier and Port MacDonnell. The hotel is near the base of the Mount Schank volcanic crater and very close to Little Blue and Kilsby Sinkhole. Pet friendly, free camping is on the grassed area on the southern side of the hotel. They welcome self-contained travellers as there is no power or toilet facilities available when the hotel is closed.

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Burners Beach, South Australia - image Danielle Quartermaine Thompson
Beaches & Coasts

Budget camping at Burners Beach, South Australia

Danielle Quartermaine Thompson posted photos of Burners Beach, Yorke Peninsula, SA and said it was “peaceful, serene and relaxing”. This favourite camping area is 12 km west of Point Turton. Pet friendly, it has toilets are fireplaces. Fishing, boating and swimming are also available. All designated bush camping grounds are subject to a fee and a permit must be obtained prior to setting up camp Camping is now permitted at Daly Head (permit required) All camping permits will be recorded on a central data base The permit will not be restricted to a particular camp ground, but will allow you

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Mount Little Station, South Australia
Birdwatching

NEW LISTING: Mount Little Station, South Australia

Pet friendly, suitable for all types of camping, including Big Rigs, Mount Little Station is in the majestic Flinders Ranges, SA. Other accommodation is on the property, with toilets, showers, camp kitchen and barbeque, shade, fishing and swimming. Sit around the campfire and enjoy stunning sunsets and a sky full of stars. The Station Stay offers private access to Mayo Gorge and the Elder Range – what a unique experience for bushwalkers, photographers, artists, cyclists, birdwatchers and adventurers! Base yourself here for scenic day trips to Hawker, Parachilna, Blinman and Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, all within an hour of the property.

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Shelly Beach SA - image Dian Maney
Budget Campsite

Budget farm stay: Shelly Beach Lodge, South Australia

Shelly Beach SA – image Dian Maney How would you like to camp in an olive grove, with panoramic views of Coffin Bay National Park and the Great Australian Bight sound? Plus this farm stay is budget priced, close to fishing, swimming, a licensed club, sports grounds, a deli, boat ramp and jetty!  Pet friendly as well, there is room for Big Rigs, accommodation, fire pits, BBQs and camp kitchen. It is for 72 hour limit. It is for travellers with self-contained vehicles only. Shelly Beach Lodge is near Mt Dutton Bay and Wangary on beautiful Eyre Peninsula.  Camper Dian Maney

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Lipson Cove, South Australia - image Dian Maney
Budget Campsite

Camping Favourite: Lipson Cove, South Australia

Lipson Cove, South Australia – image Dian Maney As you travel on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, stop off at a favourite site, Lipson Cove. It is situated 13 km north east of Lipson, between Tumby Bay and Arno Bay, north of Port Lincoln. After 8 km of unsealed road, you will be rewarded with spectacular views and white sandy beach. Expect wildlife – you might see kangaroos, seals, dolphins, even penguins! Sites are large – there are ‘long drop’ toilets, and all for a budget price. There is a 14 day maximum stay – but they do

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