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Kandanga has the most popular council owned freedom RV stop in the region
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Your opinion wanted for the Gympie RV strategy, Queensland

Kandanga has the most popular council owned freedom RV stop in the region I first listened to the RV strategy at a Gympie Regional Council meeting, here is a round up of what was discussed, and the next draft RV strategy. Double the number of council controlled sites Gympie Regional Council RV strategy proposed six new RV sites which add to their six recognised existing sites that are council owned or controlled. On rural locations, I heard, “We want people in these towns”.  On the coastal site suggested, a councillor asked if we needed to have one. Would it take tourist dollars away?

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Gympie Region RV Parks - Camps Australia Wide
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6 new RV parks proposed for Gympie, Queensland

Breaking news! Gympie Regional Council RV strategy has proposed 6 new RV sites at Amamoor, Gunalda, Gympie Showgrounds, Kilkivan, Tin Can Bay and a second Kandanga park.  This adds to Free RV parks at Dickabram Park, Widgee, Kinbombi Falls, Chatsworth Park, Carters Ridge and Kandanga in the Queensland region, just north of the Sunshine Coast. We’ve been encouraging council for years on this – as it is our local area. It is especially pleasing to hear about Gympie Showground and that for the first time the Cooloola Coast is included, at Tin Can Bay Qld. Plus it is wonderful news

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Gympie Council RV Strategy
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Draft RV Strategy released for public comment

The draft Recreational Vehicle Strategy is now open. After collecting over 500 responses from Gympie locals, visitors, businesses, industry and government representatives, the draft Gympie Recreational Vehicle (RV) Strategy is ready for public feedback. In a series of surveys and interviews in late 2018, respondents were asked questions about the needs of RV tourists how to attract and encourage tourists to stay in the region, and existing and potential opportunities for RV tourism. Some sites that have been identified for potential use are the Gympie Showgrounds RV Park, the Rattler Precinct RV Park, the Amamoor Our Towns Endorsed Site and

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Tin Can Bay welcomes Recreational Vehicles
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Help Gympie Region build the right RV Strategy

CAMPS travellers, please help our local region become more RV friendly, and let them know what we need. Gympie Regional Council is seeking your views on RV (Recreational Vehicle) tourism to attract and encourage visitors to the Gympie Region. Comments are now being sought to help shape Council’s RV Strategy to plan for the increasing number of visitors from this growing tourism sector. Your feedback is important to expand on opportunities for RV tourism in our region and to develop a strategy for the future that supports community needs and provides visitors with encouragement to stay and enjoy our region’s diversity

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Hanger O - Vans Onsite
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New Camping Ground: Hangar O

Here’s a personal recommendation from Bob: “I am staying at this camp called Hangar O which is near Gunalda just 35 kilometres north of Gympie. It has only been open for three weeks but is terrific for $10.00 per night. No Power or water but a …

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Helke and Tony Nicholas
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Reverse psychology

Isn’t one of the joys of travel watching other couples reverse and direct as they park up for the night? Only to be enjoyed once you have done it yourself, of course! Even in our motorhome, it was a skill that takes practise to perfect. Let’s face it – some sites may …

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