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Neil and Jovy, Halls Point (free camp), Tasmania

Freedom camps near Penguin, Tasmania

Penguin is west of Ulverstone and Devonport, a gorgeous place to visit with two free and one donation campsite. All beachfront to the Bass Strait! Hall Point We met Neil and Jovie at Halls Point, Tasmania who said. “We find all our stays in the book! We can’t be happier with our travel with CAMPS.” What a great site they had – free and oceanfront. Penguins, too! I can’t believe you’ll see them at night here. It is a protected penguin colony, so definitely no pets allowed. Hall Point is not a large area, and it is close to the road and

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Penguin, Tasmania

What to do and see around Penguin, Tasmania

Penguin is west of Ulverstone and Devonport, a gorgeous place to visit with two free and one donation campsite plus a caravan park. All camps are beachfront to the Bass Strait with sensational views! Just the drive in and around Penguin is a tourist must-do! As are the hinterland drives. This part of the north west coast of Tasmania has an unusual feature – a railway line that runs next to the sea! And right past some of those freedom camps. There is also a miniature railway. Spend some time exploring Penguin – we snapped a photo with the big

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Edge Of The World, Arthur River, Tasmania

Must do: Edge of the World, Tasmania

We threw a pebble off ‘The Edge of the World’! Our team member and resident Tasmanian, Leisa Cooper, urged us to visit. She said, “If you include the west coast in your journey, (its wild and beautiful) past Stanley and Marrawah there’s a little spot called the ‘Edge of the World’.   “It’s the starting point to the longest uninterrupted stretch of ocean in the world, 16,000 km the nearest land mass to the west is not Africa, but Argentina and to the south Antarctica.” Leisa said, “It’s where they collect Cape Grim Water, as it’s the purest air and water

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21 Tassie Road Trip Hacks

21 MUST-know travel and camping hacks for Tasmania

I am freshly back from the Apple Isle. Who knew I could learn so much in six days? Here’s some essential local knowledge to help you plan and navigate your Tasmanian road trip. SUMMER IN TASMANIA Summer in Tassie does not always equal warmth – but our swims were worth it! Our road trip rule is to at least put your toe in to each ocean you find (do NOT follow this if you have any rips, sharks or other fatal hazards). If you do not know what a rip is, please swim in the flagged patrolled areas. For any

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Meander Country Cabins & Vans

Meander Country Cabins & Vans, Tasmania

Meander Country Cabins & Vans is located in the heart of Tasmania, and surrounded by farmland and mountain ranges. It’s a short distance from Huntsman Lake and only 2 kilometres to the Meander River. On offer is peace and seclusion, cabins and camping for 15 powered gravel sites and 7 unpowered sites with gravity fed non potable water. There are no amenities here and you’ll need to be fully self contained. There is a BBQ and camp kitchen/ TV area with a further 2 cabins currently being constructed which will be accessible for people with disabilities. Generators are welcome during

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Budget Campsite

NEW listing – Cherry Banks, Liffey, Tasmania

Our latest little slice of paradise in a paddock is Cherry Banks, Liffey in Tasmania. Liffey is in northern Tasmania and renowned for its beautiful views, walking trails and pristine water. Cherry Banks is 53 acres of pasture and native bush and only 30 minutes west of Launceston. They offer spacious paddocks for $10 a night for Self Contained RVs. The property is away from the road in a quiet location with plenty of room to move and set up wherever you like. You are welcome to allow your grey water to find a home on the grass and firepits

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4 Aussie Nudist Campgrounds

4 Aussie nudist campgrounds where you can bare all

If you’ve left your togs at home, don’t worry – these four camps are clothing optional. That’s right, if you are keen to relax in all your glory, swim in the buff, or BBQ stark naked, read on… Fortrose Naturist B&B Tasmania Fortrose Naturist Farmstay, Tasmania This farm stay is 20 km north of Launceston. Pre-book. Clothing optional, open October to April. Fortrose Naturist B&B, Tasmania Budget prices, no pets or tents, for self contained vans. Plenty of facilities, cabins and powered sites. Plus a boat ramp! Samurai Beach, New South Wales – image courtesy Kate Gilmore Samurai Beach, New South Wales

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The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson
Beaches & Coasts

Camp near 2022 Best Beach #6: The Neck, Bruny Island, Tasmania

The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson Number 6 on the official 2022 Best Aussie Beach list is The Neck, Bruny Island in Tasmania. On an isle off an isle, this location’s campground is only 20 metres from the beach! Situated outside the National Park boundaries there are flat sites, car parking, picnic facilities and pit toilets. BYO drinking water and firewood. There are no bookings taken, it is first come, first served. Pay at the self registration deposit box and display your permit. CAMPS traveller Lyn Hutton from No Boundaries loved their visit here Fishing, swimming and fires are allowed.

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Heimat Chalet & Motorhome

NEW site: Heimat Chalet & Motorhomes, Tasmania

This is a special find in the hills overlooking Tasmania’s picturesque Derwent Valley.  Heimat Chalets and Motorhome site is a Farmstay that is quite unique.  Although only 40 minutes from Hobart, it’s easy to believe you are a million miles away.  This 100 acre farm and bushland retreat offers two self contained chalets and two luxury motorhome ensuite sites. You’ll have your own private ensuite next to your vehicle, (pictured below) powered sites, dining room and fire pit, camp kitchen, playground and laundry facilities.  They even offer free wifi.   Your welcoming hosts Katy and Bill invite you to share in

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