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Swim into the last month of summer with these camps

We’re just back from Wee Waa in western NSW and we didn’t think we’d be dipping in a hot bore bath! Although temps were soaring for the weekend, we dutifully (haha) tested out Pilliga Bore Baths – now open for swimming and camping! Heatley decided it was nowhere near as hot as the Lightning Ridge spa, so it was the first hot mineral springs he enjoyed! Are they your ‘cup of tea’? I love them all, the hotter – the better. But it was great to cool down with their shower after. Council wanted us to mention, the nearest dump

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Beaches & Coasts

Ready for 2024 adventures? The BEST of Australia is right here

We hope you’re ready for some 2024 adventures, but firstly – THANK YOU to all the travellers who wrote in and told us they loved our camping myths! Some had questions, others brought up the self-contained debate and we were told: “It is good to see someone not afraid to print the truths about a lot of the xxxx that is out there. Keep up the good work.” Another traveller, Bruce, used our App and book for a 5-week Streaky Bay to Sydney roadtrip and here are his photos and locations! He told us: “We could not fault the expert

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Shark Bay WA
Beaches & Coasts

Why visit Shark Bay, Western Australia?

Eagle Bluff Shark Bay World Heritage Area is situated on the Western Australian Coast, it is actually two bays – and it is area you do not want to miss. Situated north of Kalbarri, and south of Carnarvon on the beautiful WA coastline, all of these favourites are accessible with a conventional vehicle: Wild dolphins at Monkey Mia Monkey Mia, probably what we knew the area best for, before our visit. We wanted to check it out and compare it to our very own Tin Can Bay – also known for feeding wild dolphins. It is best to arrive early and

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Lake Mason Homestead, Western Australia
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Lake Mason Homestead, Western Australia is now a free camp!

This former pastoral station, Lake Mason Homestead is now a free camp, there is free entry to the remote Lake Mason Conservation Park and you cannot book sites. However, no pets allowed.  The Parks and Wildlife Service have advised that Lake Mason does have a flushing toilet,  hot donkey shower and a firepit. BYO drinking water – untreated bore water is also available.  Travelling with  their CAMPS book, Jane Duinmeyer recently visited Lake Mason and thought we would enjoy their photos: “We laughed and laughed at the facilities, or lack thereof and the shower… …and toilets were our favourite.” “We love your book

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Horizontal Falls
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3 BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS and 4 CRACKING FREE CAMPS

If you are a regular CAMPS newsletter reader, you’ll know that we are very selective about promotions – each newsletter is more about fantastic camps and places you can enjoy around Australia! But we have 3 big announcements. This newsletter has that plus so much more, you’ll want to share it with your camping mates! We announce a HUGE $20 000 Kimberley Bucket List Getaway (free entry – an absolute first for us at CAMPS), talk about our updated camping App that is now FREE and introduce camps+. 1 Free to enter: $20 000 Kimberley Bucket List Getaway! For the

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You set the price at Kulin Caravan Park

Wildflowers are on show now spring is here. In the Eastern Wheatbelt of Western Australia, the town of Kulin is going above and beyond to attract us RV travellers. Located in the town’s centre, the Kulin Caravan Park guests contribute an amount which they feel their stay and experience is worth. They say this is a unique financial model that is centred on the values of trust, generosity and respect. With drive through bays, new ensuite style ablutions, laundry, powered sites, BBQ and pet friendly, this offer is available to bona fide visitors and tourists for up to 5 consecutive

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Gunsynd Museum Goondiwindi QLD
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Giddy-up to these awesome camps and locations!

With only a week until Melbourne Cup, this newsletter is all about awesome camps and locations and horses! Starting with a ‘red tick’ camp at Newstead Racecourse. Located near Castlemaine, Victoria, it was only $10 per site per couple. It has EXCELLENT showers, BBQ shelter, large grounds, dump point AND ash pit. Thumbs up to the sheep-in-the-pasture views and the volunteers! GOORAMBAT VIEWS We enjoyed a pub lunch with horse views. There are more in this SILO ART trail in Victoria…plus view the latest mural! TOURING TIP Visit Goondiwindi, QLD to see this racehorse – but did you know he

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We’d love to hear from you Sarah at Stuart Town,
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Check out the latest campsite news and videos

We’d love to hear from you… Check out our latest campsite news and videos and please send us a video letting us know how you use our guides to info@campsaustraliawide.com.  You can also show off some of the great camps you’ve found with them. We’ll share them with a shout out – like Sarah from Stuart Town, NSW (see below). Enjoy the latest camping news! LIGHTNING RIDGE NEWS Visit Lightning Ridge, NSW, and you’ll find new managers for Crocodile Caravan Park. Take a look at our favourite attractions of the Ridge … TIP: LEAVE NO TRACE PILLIGA BORE BATHS, NSW

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