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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

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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Murphys Haystacks, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
Budget Campsite

Budget and views: Camp at Murphys Haystacks, South Australia

The Eyre Peninsula in South Australia really is a wonderland to discover.  As we drove south from Streaky Bay, we dropped in to check out Murphy’s Haystacks, listed as a budget campground in our book! These amazing rock formations are on a farm – in a paddock! There is a picnic area and toilet, and the site is not far from the highway.  The camp area is pet friendly, has 24 hours maximum stay for RVs and Big Rigs. There is a small fee, mobile coverage, shade, limited level spots, but it is so unique, we’ve given it our CAMPS tick of approval!  It is

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Speeds Point Campground - image by Jennifer Cummings
Beaches & Coasts

Absolute Beachfront: Speeds Point, South Australia

Speeds Point, Streaky Bay, South Australia Only 16 km south of Streaky Bay, near the Eyre Peninsula in SA you’ll find a small and spectacular budget camp site. At just $10 per night, there are no amenities, but there are amazing views. It is simply an open area in front of dunes on the coastal edge, and there is a beach connection. It is a bit exposed so it can get windy, although it is sheltered from southerlies. Great for fishing, beach walking, swimming and birdwatching. Speeds Point Campground – image by Jennifer Cummings Subject to space, there are eight

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Hummocks Station Stay Snowtown SA

New station stay – Hummocks Station, South Australia

Your own little piece of paradise awaits you at Hummocks Station,  our newest Station Stay listing in SA.  Owned and operated by the Michael Family,  this working farm and station is built in colourful iron stone and was established in the early 1860’s. Hummocks Station  includes the original homestead, restored shearers quarters, accommodation options for bush camping, caravans and B&B accommodation with many original outbuildings. It’s a perfect getaway for the family,  and kids will love interacting with the friendly farm animals.  There are 15 powered sites, 7 drive through and 6 all weather sites. There’s spectacular unpowered bush camping

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Wills Beach Shack SA 2
Beaches & Coasts

New listing: Wills Beach Shack, South Australia

Located approx 240 km South of Adelaide or 140 km North West of Mt Gambier, the small coastal town of Kingston SE lies at the southern end of Lacapede Bay, just north of the Cape Jaffa on the South Australian coast. This seaside town is home to the famous “Big Lobster”, known by locals as Larry. Larry sees thousands of visitors every year. You can dine in at the on site restaurant or take your choice of fresh lobster back to your camp for some fancy bush tucker! A great spot to kick back and enjoy your lobster dinner, is

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