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Freycinet National Park, Tasmania
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“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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Doonvilla RV Park, Maryborough, Queensland
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Budget priced and pet friendly: Doonvilla RV Park, Maryborough, Queensland

Maryborough, on the Fraser Coast of Queensland, really gets the thumbs up from us when it comes to free and budget camping options. Doonvilla RV Park is run by the Doon Villa Football Club Inc. Next to Maryborough Airport, Qld. Don’t worry – we couldn’t even hear the planes when we were there, the larger airport is in nearby Hervey Bay. It is great to be helping a local club for children! Here’s one of the comments from our Facebook page: “And all of the players are thankful to everyone who stays! You’re helping plenty of kids get outside and active

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Carmel Cider Co Camp - image Overland Exposure
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Perth’s best camping secret: Carmel Cider Co, Western Australia

You know what they say about an apple a day! Carmel Cider Co Camp is our Ambassador Daniel’s happy place and Perth’s best kept camping secret – where you can camp amongst the apple trees or in the paddock and have a cidery down the driveway! It is just $20 a night, per vehicle, for an unpowered site. Ambassador Manda says the owners are lovely and there are toilets on site too (no showers or power) and it is only 25 minutes from Perth! There are minimal facilities, a dam for kayaking / swimming, cidery open for sales and tasting.

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R & R Farm Stay, near Mallanganee, New South Wales
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NEW Budget Camp: R & R Farm Stay, near Mallanganee, New South Wales

Lehanne and Bruce welcome you to their working farm for a peaceful and quiet stopover in northern New South Wales. Just listed, they offer a limited number of unpowered sites, and booking is essential. Come and visit the farm animals: alpacas, cattle, mini goats, mini horse and poultry. There’s bird watching, bush walking, wildlife, plus paddock and yards for horses. It is suitable for all vehicles and it is pet-friendly. There are basic amenities (camp kitchen, showers and toilets) and there is a 48 hour maximum stay. Firewood and firepits are provided. Find this camp 17 km from Tabulam, or 10

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Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory
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Chambers Pillar: MUST SEE and 4WD budget camp, Northern Territory

Not just a camp area, this historical reserve is 160 km south of Alice Springs and is dominated by a 50m high sandstone pillar. At sunrise and sunset, the red and orange in the rock are impressive over the Simpson Desert plain. There are short walks so you can explore, take photos and local wildlife. Castle Rock, Northern Territory The local Aboriginal people believe that the pillar is the gecko ancestor Itirkawara. He and his wife were banished – turning into rock, his wife is Castle Rock, 500 metres north east. Also check out historical markers – John MacDouall Stuart

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Lucky Bay, Kalbarri - Images Adams Family Travels
Beaches & Coasts

2 AMAZING Lucky Bay camps in Western Australia

Lucky Bay, Kalbarri – Images Adams Family Travels Most people know Lucky Bay near Esperance in WA but there is also a Lucky Bay campground 46km south of Kalbarri and it doesn’t disappoint. Both are wonderful bases to explore two unique National Parks – one on the west coast the other on the south. For us it was, regretfully, the last beach stop in WA before we crossed the border. Lucky Bay, Kalbarri  How does a protected bay, reef, massive sand dunes and a budget campground only 50 metres to the beach sound? As you travel 2km down a gravel

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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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