Tasmania

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TAS Petal Point Our Camp - Photo credit No Boundaries
Free Camping Tasmania

Petal Point – free camp at this remote Tassie Getaway

Photo credit No Boundaries Petal Point is a primitive camp situated high on an escarpment looking north across Bass Strait. Situated in the less travelled north east corner of Tasmania, we loved it because of its remoteness and panoramic views. At Petal Point, you need to be fully self-contained, take all your supplies in and take any evidence of your stay out. We settled in to the silence easily – only interruption was the ocean waves, sea breezes and the Mozart we belted out around the campfire at sunset – a luxury afforded because we were the only camping residents

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TAS Mayfield Bay
Free Camping Tasmania

Beachfront at free camp, Mayfield Bay, Tasmania

If you are looking for scenery, this is your spot. There’s good camping, fishing, swimming, surfing and diving, as well as wonderful views across Great Oyster Bay to Freycinet Peninsula. Disabled toilets, shady trees, fireplaces, mobile phone coverage are available, and pets are allowed. BYO drinking water, gold coin donation and camera! Enjoy the absolute beachfront. There’s history, too. Further north is Spiky Bridge, built in the 1840s by a convict road gang. Local fieldstones were placed vertically, giving a spiky appearance. Perhaps it was to stop cattle falling over the sides? You can also learn about the convict ruins

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Liffey Falls Deloraine
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Deloraine RV Rest Stop, Tasmania has re-opened

Images Courtesy Meander Valley Council Great news for when we can travel again!  To attract RV travellers back to the Meander Valley region in Tasmania, the Council have approved the re-opening of the RV Rest Stop off Racecourse Drive.  The first travellers have already arrived prior to the pandemic.  The area will cater to 20 self-contained vehicles and be permitted to stay for 4 days.  While the dump point had remained open, it’s a definite boost to see travellers able to access camping again in this very pretty region with so much to offer, such as views of the Great

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Camps Researchers on the Road
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Camps Researchers on the Road: Leisa

Leisa has been with us since 2009, as our Technology and Marketing PA.  She handles the design and distribution of the Camps Newsletter that Heatley and I write for you each fortnight and she is also one of our teams’ web designers and created our current app website. Originally from Queensland, she decided to travel a few years ago, house sitting around Australia and continuing to work for us remotely. “Once when I was on the road, Heatley called me with some urgent work.  I found a place with internet signal, pulled up under a shady tree somewhere outside Gundagai,

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Beaches & Coasts

Campground at Freycinet Paintball, Tasmania

If you’re travelling Tassie our newest listing is a great little find!  Owners, Beck and Scally welcome everyone and all vehicles from tents and caravans to big rigs and well behaved pets!    The campground is located on the same site as Freycinet Paintball (so you can have some fun while you’re there).  The campground offers large grassy sites, there’s plenty of room to camp in the field or under shady wattles beyond the main campsite with views of Moulting Lagoon. You can enjoy the licensed bar opened in the evenings with TV,  BBQ and firepit to share some stories

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Budget Campsite

Weldborough Hotel & Camping – Now Free

The Historic Weldborough Hotel has long been a favourite for campers, now with an added bonus – they recently switched from paid to free camping! Originally built in 1876, the hotel and campground is nestled in the unspoilt majestic rainforest area of North East Tasmania at the bottom of the Blue Tier Mountain bike trails.

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Steve and Annette Camino of Hagley RV Farmstay
Budget Campsite

New listing: Hagley RV Farmstay

Our newest listing is Hagley RV Farmstay, in Tasmania, just 25 minutes from Launceston along the Meander Valley Road and 50 minutes from Devonport where you disembark the Spirit of Tasmania.  Congratulations to owners, Steve and Annette Camino. They have a 50 acre property, four of which is offered as a Campground.  The farmstay is not far off the main touring route, they grow lucerne and grass for silage and hay, and the land is nice and level with amazing views of the Great Western Tiers.  On arrival you’ll find a self check-in box, with a map of the campsites

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Free camp with a pool: Branxholm Camp Ground, Tasmania

How many free camps have a swimming pool? It is appreciation plus for the townsfolk of Branxholm for this gem. Look up TAS site 15 in CAMPS 10 or if you have our CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App as well – simply go to the map or list and search for the site name! Here you have disabled facilities including showers, laundry, picnic tables, drinking water and mobile reception. Plus it is right beside the swimming pool (may even have free entry), playground and tennis court. No pets allowed. There’s a great pub, pizza joint and IGA across the road. The ground

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Waratah Wynyard Council Boat Harbour Beach Public Camping Update
Beaches & Coasts

Boat Harbour Beach – now day use only

UPDATE January 2020: This areas is now DAY USE ONLY. But it is a beautiful spot – so take a picnic!  PREVIOUS ARTICLE: Waratah Wynyard Council advised CAMPS last year that Boat Harbour Beach, had never been an official camp site. We are pleased to here that council has allowed freedom camping. This site is now in our App. Please add back to your CAMPS 10: 108 E6 (GPS: 40 55 37 S  145 36 56 E). Here’s the latest from council: In Sept/Oct 2018 Waratah Wynyard Council conducted a survey of Boat Harbour Beach residents and ratepayers to determine

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