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Liffey Tasmania
Free Camping

Free camp at Liffey Falls, Tasmania

Tasmania has so many romantic locations! We loved our walk to Liffey Falls, with a pretty free camp, a donation camp nearby and a new farmstay in the area! Firstly, I have to say on our drive to Liffey Falls  in the Great Western Tiers, you come across the BEST views like the one above… Liffey Falls includes not just one waterfall – but four: Alexandra Falls, Hopetoun Falls, Albert Falls and Victoria Falls (known as “Liffey Falls”). We took the shorter walk from the top carpark (a day use area only). There’s shelters, information boards, picnic and barbecue facilities at the carpark. https://youtu.be/Isc7dQdEFSM

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Travellers @seaustravl had three incredible days at pet friendly, free camp Cosy Corner North
Beaches & Coasts

5 FREE oceanside camps near Binalong, in Tasmania’s breathtaking Bay of Fires

Travellers @seaustravl had three incredible days at pet friendly, free camp Cosy Corner North A colourful camping mecca, add The Bay of Fires to your itinerary!  Just north of beautiful Binalong, not far from St Helens on the east coast of Tasmania, you’ll find 5 stunning beach camps, one after another! All free, and located in the well known Bay of Fires Conservation Area.  https://youtu.be/OSyGR25ihXM We marvelled at the views, some campers had snaffled up pure oceanfront sites on little coves. Others were only metres from beach paths, with good facilities. In all of the locations, there’s fishing and swimming, you would be lulled

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Local tips to camp and explore Tasmania's Central Coast
Tasmania

Local tips to camp and explore Tasmania’s Central Coast

January 2024 Update: Please note Hall Point and Preservation Bay have now closed to camping. Check our Camps Australia Wide App for the latest on other campgrounds available in this region. If you are driving between Devonport and Burnie on Tasmania’s east coast, make sure you take the time to enjoy the region. Although we only spent a few nights, we benefited from our friend’s local knowledge and we covered a lot of country. The Central Coast of Tasmania has two main towns – Ulverstone and Penguin. Here’s some of our highlights: Ulverstone Our first night in Tassie was not

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CAMPS Tips on Touring Tasmania
Budget Campsite

Tips on Touring Tasmania

Ezra from the UK, is touring Tasmania – and hiring a motorhome for a week’s camping. He said places are booking out already, and was hoping for some advice…  Now, we’re just back from Tasmania and it is no surprise bookings are busy. Especially around that time. We had trouble, too – but there was still room in free camps. Now to ‘Camping 101’ tips! Firstly – here is our latest article that is perfect for you. I would recommend choosing one corner of Tasmania (depending on where you fly into Tasmania), otherwise in a week you’ll spend a lot

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Moulting Bay TAS
Fishing

Nature lovers will adore Moulting Bay Camping Area, TAS

Whether you have a tiny caravan or a huge big rig this campsite has space for everyone. The shade is great and it is close to Georges Bay which a great place to fish or go for a stroll. If you want to see Tasmanian birds and wildlife, Humbug Point is located on the northern side of Georges Bay where you can enjoy nature by going bushwalking, swimming and paddling. Where: 8 km North East of St Helens.Pet Friendly: YesToilets: YesShade: YesShower: NoWater: YesFire: YesCaravan and Big Rig: YesMobile Reception: YesMaximum Stay: 1 monthDirections: Access to camp site via Binalong Bay Road. Turn East off route C850 after 7 km and

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Leven Canyon Reserve Tasmania
Camping

Free camp beside a Tassie canyon at Leven Canyon Reserve

What a site! Just a short walk from this free, pet-friendly campground at Leven Canyon Reserve is a lookout 275m above the river!  On arrival, we saw the day use area below the carpark – the elevated campground is quite sloped, but there were still flat locations to set up camp. I loved this camp spot with the silver wattle, looking over the valley of blue gum – this is the photo chosen for our brand new CAMPS 12 now available on pre-order… There were a couple of RVs set up at the top of the hill. Below that was a

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Wings Wildlife Park Gunns Plains Tasmania
Camping

Riverside camping and devils at Wings Wildlife Park in Tasmania

When you drive to Wings Wildlife Park in Tasmania’s beautiful Gunns Plains make sure you stop at George Woodhouse lookout to soak up that gorgeous valley. It was near here we found an echidna beside the road – a live one, thankfully!  So very cute, they stood very still and just peered at me.   If you are an animal lover, or have some in your family – they will be in their element. The wildlife park  has animal encounters galore – and personally guided tours. So touch an Aussie sugar glider, snake, or exotic meerkats or marmosets… Me? I’d

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Freycinet National Park, Tasmania
Budget Campsite

“Unbeatable” beachfront camping at Richardsons Beach, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

Wow, what an amazing spot in Coles Bay, Freycinet National Park! Bec from Look The World In The Eye has been travelling Australia for six months when they came across this beauty in Tasmania. They said, “Unbeatable position! This is one of the nicest spots we’ve camped!” “$13 for unpowered ‘tent’ sites (not all suitable to sleep in a car as some car parks sloped – we were in site #30 which was great for our van) or $16 for power and water (all powered sites suitable for caravans).” This site is Richardsons Beach, just outside Coles Bay – beside Ranger

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Lilydale Falls, Tasmania
Camping

Lilydale Falls Reserve – North East Tasmania

Travel_and_tassie via Instagram While heading off on an early morning trip towards the Meander Valley, it was an opportunity to stop at the Lilydale Falls Reserve about 25 km east of Launceston, just on the outskirts of the village of Lilydale.  The spot is popular for a picnic, to camp or for bushwalking.  (Above image @Travel_and_tassie via Instagram ) The reserve is a leafy, shaded haven, with lots of birdlife and plenty of room for vehicles,  caravans, motorhomes or to camp up for one night. There is an undercover area with bbq, a playground for the kids, picnic tables, toilets, bins

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