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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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Try a camp with a difference - at Mareeba Drive-In, QLD - Image courtesy Michael Lennon
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Camp out at the movies

Image courtesy Michael Lennon Try a camp with a difference – at Mareeba Drive-In, QLD site 319 in Camps 10 or find it on our Camps Australia Wide App!.  Free camping is for movie nights only – you simply pay admission (that’s $14 for two movies for adults, $12 for students/concession and children aged 4-12 is $8). Entry is for 2 adults minimum. Gates open at 6.30pm and the first movie starts at 7.30pm. Screenings are mostly Friday and Saturday nights. Traveller Michael Lennon advised us, “The gates to the drive-in are not locked and so you can arrive throughout the

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Best Father’s Day Gift for Creating Lifelong Memories

If you are after something unique, something that will give Dad not hours, but days and months of pleasure … send him a CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE Travel Pack. Nomad Dads and Grandads, Pop, Pa or Step Dads – ask your family for Travel Pack – or …

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Camps Australia Wide recognised as No. 1 most influential product in caravanning!

Heatley enjoyed a double feature in Brisbane – watching Queensland beat NSW at State of Origin, then following up the boy’s night with a boy’s day at the QLD Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow. He brought home a few RV brochures AND the latest copy of the Roam magazine.  We ‘d like to give Owner and Editor, Brendan Batty a huge thank you for listing Camps Australia Wide as No. 1 most influential product in caravanning! “In 20 years of publication, Camps Australia Wide has potentially been the most influential product in caravanning and camping, because it took the hard

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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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Keep us updated

If you have upgrades and changes to your park, please let us know! Changes to pet friendly status, contact details, affiliation, addition of disabled facilities, playground, even making sure we have a street number listed with the street in the book – please email or call so we have the most up to date details in your listing.  We also love to hear about your area – if there is a brand new attraction, or upgrades in local National Parks, even if a local butcher has won an award for his sausages, or if there is something else travellers flock

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WHEN is the next edition coming out?

Now one of the MOST asked questions through our doors is – WHEN is the next edition coming out? Caravan Parks 5 is due out from December 2018 for Christmas. Camps 10 will be released from February 2019. I’ve already had a pre-order for PARKS 5! If you’d like to promote your business in our books – please drop us a line.  Find out more about budget and free camping sites, or caravan parks throughout Australia – take advantage of our 15% discount by entering the following coupon at the checkout: directcaw9.https://shop.campsaustraliawide.com

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Sheng with his Camps 9
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CAMPS researchers on the road

Sheng with his Camps 9 Based on the Sunshine Coast, Sheng has worked in the field extensively, as a CAMPS auditor. He has just returned from a trip up to Normanton, via Roma, Mitchell, Blackall, Barcaldine, Cloncurry. He returned back down the Queensland coast, updating campground information and images, and reporting on new sites along the way. Later this year, he’s back on the road, planning some fishing and research on the the way to Coober Pedy – via Birdsville and William Creek.  His motorhome is seen in many photos in our books – you may notice the green sign,

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It is wildflower time in WA!

New listing, Hi Vallee Farm is situated in the floristically rich Lesueur area, Western Australia. Owner Don Williams says, “We do have some wildflowers all year round. The surrounding area is also great for wildflowers and other attractions such as Stockyard Gully Caves.” Said Don, “It is our very busy time. The campers that we have in right now have Camps 9.” Peak time indeed, because it is wildflower season in WA.  Although the camp priced just over the our budget $ symbol, it is unique. You can take wildflower tour with local experts. They say, one fifth of the property has been left

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