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Barnhill Station, WA
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Family fun camping at Barn Hill, Western Australia

Kids will love to camp at Barn Hill Beachside Station Stay in Western Australia. The remote site is part of Thangoo Station – one of the few family owned and operated cattle stations in the Kimberley.  You are right on the Indian Ocean, so it comes with magnificent views, red cliffs and rockpools! Over 50 km of coastline is yours for exploring. If you time it right, you’ll find wildflowers, too.  Arrive early if you want an ocean side spot!  It is fully equipped with shade, powered sites, BBQs, picnic tables, laundry and amenities. Camping shelters and chalets, as well

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Wings Wildlife Park Gunns Plains Tasmania
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Riverside camping and devils at Wings Wildlife Park in Tasmania

When you drive to Wings Wildlife Park in Tasmania’s beautiful Gunns Plains make sure you stop at George Woodhouse lookout to soak up that gorgeous valley. It was near here we found an echidna beside the road – a live one, thankfully!  So very cute, they stood very still and just peered at me.   If you are an animal lover, or have some in your family – they will be in their element. The wildlife park  has animal encounters galore – and personally guided tours. So touch an Aussie sugar glider, snake, or exotic meerkats or marmosets… Me? I’d

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Noosa Habitat, Queensland
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Kid heaven at Habitat Noosa, Queensland

Not just for kids, parents will love this modern campground in the National Park, too. With a knee high lake that goes for miles and sandy beach, brewery and restaurant, walking tracks, you can even kayak to a pub!  Lake Cootharaba is the largest lake on the Noosa River, Queensland’s largest natural saltwater lake – 10km long, 5km wide with 25km of shore! You’ll find Habitat Noosa just north of Boreen Point, and the site of the old Elanda Point Campground. However, you’ll notice a LOT of changes. A beautiful restaurant and brewery looks out to the lake and massive trees. Glamping

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Manda and Daniel kayaking down the inlet at Arno Bay - image Overland Exposure
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Visit family friendly Arno Bay Caravan Park, South Australia

Manda and Daniel kayaking down the inlet at Arno Bay – image Overland Exposure Our CAMPS Ambassadors, Manda and Daniel said Arno Bay Caravan Park is family run, has “awesome character” and a perfect location! They said, “Every day of the week has something on from Pancake Breakfast on Sundays, to BBQ and happy hour on Saturdays, movie nights, etc. “Across the road in a rose garden for you to pick some fresh roses for your van and right out the gate is a jumping pillow, playground, jetty and beach. “About $40/night powered site right next to the jetty, playground, jumping pillow

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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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Hidden Camp at Pie Creek, Gympie, Queensland
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NEW CAMP: Hidden Camp at Pie Creek, Gympie, Queensland

Our latest listing is a favourite with campers. Tucked away just 10 minutes west of Gympie you’ll find Hidden Camp at Pie Creek, a 6.5 acre property where you can get back to nature. The perfect destination … close to most things but still away from everything! Families will love it here, you can bring the kids, dog, push bikes and canoe. Enjoy a campfire in season in the fire pits provided and there’s plenty of firewood available. The camp offers a pretty view, there’s a camp kitchen and bar setup near the dam, with lights, barbeque, fridge/freezer and some

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Berringa Farmstay, Victoria - Meet the animals
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NEW camp: Berringa Farmstay, near Ballarat, Victoria

If you are looking for wide open spaces, and you are self contained, visit George and Rachael at Berringa Farmstay, Victoria. Camp within the pine trees with your own private fire pit – or closer to the house. Power and water are available for an extra fee. Pet friendly, there are only 5 sites across 5 acres, so it is very family friendly for bike riding and games. For animal lovers, look out for kookaburras, rosellas, magpies, black cockatoos and echidnas. Plus kids will love to meet the sheep, geese, chickens and ducks! And there are yabbies in the dam.

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Heatley and Hodgey at the Suncorp Stadium Origin match
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Broome to the Bungle Bungles, Wangi to Warburton – is everyone travelling?

It feels like everyone is travelling! Mum has just returned from a Broome to Kakudu adventure, and that is after fun for her 80th birthday in Adelaide and the Murray River! My sister was flood bound on the NSW Pacific Coast and was delighted with their caravan park at Scotts Head, near Macksville. My brother in law sent word from a WA free camp on the Outback Way enroute to Uluru! Meanwhile, our Ambassadors are also exploring WA’s Kimberley treasures, from Broome to the Bungles Bungles! Our new Tik Tok page has gone VIRAL this week, and do you know why? It was thanks

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Scotts Head Reflections Holiday Parks in New South Wales
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Camp and swim at Scotts Head, New South Wales

I first visited Scotts Head as a kid! I remember the huge picnic area and beautiful beach for big family gatherings. Next up, as a teen with my cousin from Macksville, to soak up the sun. But I haven’t been back, judging by my sister’s recent visit – I’ll have to! She shared photos of Scotts Head Reflections Holiday Parks. A great caravan park for families, it is just a few steps to the beach, and pet friendly during off peak times… As well as regular amenities – they have easy access cabins, huge enclosed camp kitchen, school holiday activities and

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