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CAMPS visited Washpool Camping Reserve, Lake Leslie, Warwick, Queensland. We thought this camp spot was a beauty!
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Lake camping at its best: Washpool Camping Reserve, Lake Leslie, Warwick, Queensland

CAMPS visited Washpool Camping Reserve, Lake Leslie, Warwick, Queensland. We thought this camp spot was a beauty! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcQBMTzhCFI It has all the amenities of a caravan park, but there are spacious sites – swimming, fishing and boat ramp. Fires are allowed. Roos are nearby, too! It is a reserve, so there are no pets – and there is a seven day limit. BYO firewood, find a site and self register. This is a really pretty spot, right on the shores of Leslie Dam – or Lake Leslie. Facilities It is just down the road from Lake Leslie Caravan Park. Make

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Lake Tinaroo Downfall Creek Campground QLD- image Overland Exposure
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How good is Downfall Creek Camp, Queensland

How good does this look? Downfall Creek Camp on Lake Tinaroo is located in the Danbulla forest, a spectacular part of the Atherton Tableland, Queensland. You can spend the day on the water, fishing, waterskiing and swimming, or enjoy the Regeneration walk that leads to the Kauri Creek camping area. CAMPS ambassadors, Dan and Manda said: We had a planned 2 nights stay here, however it turned into 6 nights since you can’t get a better lake side camp in the Atherton Tablelands area! Swimming, camp fires, off grid living, wildlife, and we ran into our friends… so hung out

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Lake Lyell, New South Wales - Image Cathie and Allan Bromwich
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Waterside fun: camp at Lake Lyell, New South Wales

Lake Lyell is a picturesque recreational lake, great for camping, water skiing, 4WDing, swimming, canoeing. Fish for rainbow trout, brown trout, Australian bass, Macquarie perch, goldfish and redfin. All this and only about two and a half hours from Sydney, on the outskirts of Lithgow! It has unpowered sites at budget prices. Pet friendly, it is suitable for tents right through to Big Rigs. There are toilets and showers, water, mobile coverage, picnic tables, firepits, BBQ and you can purchase gas onsite at the kiosk. Although close to the road – there are great views! Facilities include kiosk, boat ramp, amenities

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Lake Placid Tourist Park, Queensland - image Overland Exposure
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Stunning location: Lake Placid Rainforest Retreat, Queensland

Lake Placid Tourist Park, Queensland – image Overland Exposure Just north of Cairns in Queensland, in 14 acres of tropical rainforest there’s a well kept park waiting for you. Thanks to our CAMPS Ambassadors, Manda and Daniel for sending these wonderful photos. They said it was a: “Stunning location surrounded by rainforest, mountains and Lake Placid/Barron River just out the gate. Nice sites, only just big enough for our rig, welcoming and helpful staff. Amenities were wonderful and always clean. Loved walking to the Lake Placid Picnic Area and lookout to feed the ducks each day.” Also onsite are bungalows, villas and

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Stockton Lake
Camping

First come, first served at Stockton Lake, Western Australia

If you are after a vibrant blue lake, and a budget site with the CAMPS tick of approval – visit WA site 169 in CAMPS 11 or find it on the Camps Australia Wide App.  Stockton Lake is 8km east of Collie on Piavanini Road, off the Collie – Darkan Road, about a 2.5 hour drive from Perth. This is an artificial lake, previously an open-cut mine, filled with water and now popular for boating and water skiing. The boat ramp has had a bank collapse, so it is not accessible right now.  If you are wanting to cool off,

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Freedom camp at Lake Wyangan
Free Camping

Freedom camp at Lake Wyangan

Lake Wyangan is a beautiful location, NSW site 1108 in Camps 10 or find on the #campsaustraliawideapp. It was formed in 1957, using the remains of a gypsum mine and a natural swamp area. The picnic area/freedom camping is only 8km from Visit Griffith. Traveller Michael Lennon sent in this photo below and advised us, “When the ablution block was replaced a few years ago, showers were installed but the shower roses were not attached and the pipes were capped off at the wall. It was deemed that the water quality was not suitable. There is an almond milk plant, which will

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Camping

Camping is on at Lake Proserpine

The picnic area Lake Proserpine Free camping at Lake Proserpine opened in October, 2019! Whitsunday Regional Council have just announced the development of the recreational facilities at beautiful Lake Proserpine to include a campground. Land has been cleared just south of the boat ramp and picnic area with 72 hour free camping for self contained vehicles. Campers that are not self contained can use the toilets and amenities block north of the camping area until facilities are constructed. Council have done up the nearby toilets blocks and showers, and two wash bays for vehicles will be going in. Works on

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