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Our comment on Wikicamps sale to GDay Parks

You may have heard that Wikicamps has been purchased by GDay Parks. We want to reassure you, we remain an Australian, independent and family owned business.  Camps Australia Wide has been the most trusted source of caravan park and camping information for over 20 years, and with your ongoing support, we plan to keep it that way. Come on board, join the community – let’s make this the Camps Australia Wide App the Number 1 camping app in Australia.    In case you aren’t on Facebook, here’s what Heatley said on his Facebook Live video: I just wanted to touch base

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New Camos App is released
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2 free camps, 2 budget camps and 2 App announcements!

  It is a relief to hear that travel and business restrictions are easing further in our country. We are working hard on a national audit of campsites, but hope to take advantage of the possibility of visiting other states very soon! We celebrated through a screen for a dear friend’s 80th in SA, but we were grateful to travel to a 50th bash in Brisbane on the weekend. Melbourne Cup was also fun here in Rainbow Beach – and although I lucked out on the Race That Stops the Nation, our table won the very prestigious hobby-horse Rainbow Cup!

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New Camps App V4 - Free Camping Filter
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Searching for FREE sites in the new CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App

Yes – the new App is now available for download! You will notice that there are more than campsites and caravan parks – now you can see pub and club stays, showgrounds and community halls, national parks, state forests and conservation areas, farm and station stays, free and donations overnight stops and paid overnight stops.  The new App gives people many more options for searching and filtering – when you see it, I am sure you’ll agree. For instance, you can look for all pub stays that are free.  Having sites categorised is totally new to the market.  Please note: if you want to

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Camps Australia Wide App V4.0 - Edowie Station Stay, Maryborough Showground, Wangi Falls
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New symbols for our latest App

It’s not long now! 150 RV travellers from around Australia are testing the BRAND NEW Version 4 of the Camps Australia Wide App. We have had excellent feedback to date. People are loving how simple it is to use and the new campsite icons. In addition to the symbols you know in the App and Camps 10, we have added more for swimming nearby (like creeks, rivers, beach etc), fishing nearby, donation site, pets seasonal, 4WD only, generators allowed, laundry, glamping, gas bottle swap or top up and games/TV rooms. Plus, check out our site type list (filters) and this map

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Cliff Head Central
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Keep freedom camps open in Dongara – Denison, Western Australia!

Update July 21, from council website. We are pleased to hear that council have responded positively after this article was produced: OPEN CAMP SITES Cliff Head Knobby Head Freshwater Point CLOSED CAMP SITES Seven Mile Beach Dongara Town Oval – RV Overnight Stay The dump point at the 24 hour rest stop will remain open A shire in Western Australia have shut their free camps to support caravan parks in the region.  I’m just off the phone from the Irwin council’s CEO, Shane Ivers. He said, “Caravan Parks have lost their key income stream, we encourage people to come and

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Free trial the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App

Now available! The CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App has been released for a three (3) day trial on android and iphone.  Lots of people have taken it up since the 3 day trial started – it has been going about a week now. If you know and love the CAMPS books, and you like using an App for your travel as well, then it is  definitely worth giving it a try. Here’s some feedback from other travellers: Thank you for making it so easy to travel. “Just completed two months on the road. Thousands of kilometres. Dozens of wonderful camps. Dump station every

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Camps Australia Wide App- March 2019 Wrap Up
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March wrap up

We’ve found a few new campsites lately! Don’t worry, we’ll be sure to spread the word on our blogs in coming months and add into the App. Oh my goodness, word of mouth must be working because we are selling double the number of Apps now. Thanks for the great reviews on how easy it is to use. The new CAMPS 10 and CARAVAN PARKS 5 book sales are also keeping us hopping. We stopped in to an ARB Accessories Open Day at Maroochydoore, on the Sunshine Coast last week, and saw some very appealing rigs. It makes me look

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Here are 10 essential things to bring on your Easter holidays! Wooramel River Retreat, WA by Adams Family Travels
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10 Essential Things to Bring on Your Easter RV, Camping or Caravan Adventure

Here are 10 essential things to bring on your Easter holidays! Wooramel River Retreat, WA by Adams Family Travels 1. Easter fare  Pack your chocolates eggs or bunnies, candy Easter eggs. We buy the candy eggs from Pittsworth, QLD – they are a Easter essential, and sometimes hard to source. If you are off the beaten track, you don’t want to make a trip back for topping up supplies. 2. Camps Australia Wide books You need to know where to go, and Camps Guide will have all the sites to choose from across Australia – free and budget, from National Parks,

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Neranie Head Campground Myall Lakes National Park is NSW site 109 in Camps 10
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CAMPS 10 has arrived!

Neranie Head Campground Myall Lakes National Park is NSW site 109 in Camps 10 It’s here, the much anticipated CAMPS 10 is shipping out of the warehouse to homes across Australia, from today! Our preorders were so popular – it was unprecedented. With 950 new sites added since CAMPS 9, the latest Hema maps and a new look – it is no wonder.  The cover on the CAMPS 10 is now a double fold out cover (with a map of Australia inside), still durable but much easier and lighter to hold. All CAMPS 10 books have the spiral bound now.

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