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Butterfly Falls, Northern Territory
Destinations

Waterfall camp: Butterfly Falls, Limmen National Park, Northern Territory

Butterfly Falls is in Limmen National Park, NT. You can camp beside them – budget priced, with toilets, shade, views and the CAMPS tick of approval! No pets or Big Rigs.  On the Savannah Way, it is a must do. You need to be self sufficient if driving this remote route. Remember it is seasonal, so you may not be able to swim here in the dry season.  Infact, it is the only safe swimming spot away from crocodiles, in the entire park! Towards the end of the dry it can become stagnant and unsuitable for a dip. What else to

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Kings Canyon Free Camp - Image Overland Exposure
Bucket List

Ginty’s Lookout, an overnight camp with a great Red Centre view, Northern Territory

The Red Centre of Northern Territory is internationally famous for good reason! CAMPS Ambassadors Dan and Manda were travelling from the West MacDonnell Ranges. They said, “We hit some more dirt roads and made our way towards Kings Canyon. We found this great free camp (Ginty’s Lookout) which was right on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the valley. We enjoyed sitting on the rocks, watching the sunset and sharing a drink.” Whether you are traveling west like them, descending down into Kings Canyon on your way to Uluru, or travelling back to Alice, this is a perfect spot! Have

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Southern Lost City, Northern Territory
Destinations

Hike and camp at Southern Lost City, Northern Territory

When you look at these amazing photos, can you believe this is a site you can camp at? This budget national park site is 4WD only – suitable for caravans, tents (including roof tops and swags) and camper trailers. You’ll find toilets, picnic tables and fire pits. It is not pet friendly and generators are not permitted at night. Karen Putna shared her photos of the park and said, “Southern Lost City (is) between Lorella Springs and Butterfly Falls on the Savannah Way. An amazing 2/3 hour walk to do the circuit.” If you want to be remote, or like

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CAMPS at Uluru - Ayers Rock, Northern Territory
Bucket List

Visit the Red Centre, Northern Territory

CAMPS at Uluru – Ayers Rock, Northern Territory We are talking big bucket list material – you can tick off three amazing landforms right in the heart of Australia, in the Northern Territory.  Uluru First you’ll spot Mt Connor and think it is “The Rock” but then you’ll see the big one! When you arrive at Ayers Rock Resort, time it for sunset drinks with views to Australia’s famous landmark. Your next day there, go back to the sunset carpark at fivies, and watch the rock change colour! The kids feel fortunate they were able to climb Uluru – it

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Greens Pool, Elephant Cove Western Australia
Destinations

William Bay National Park now open

Greens Pool, Elephant Cove Western Australia The McGowan Government has recently announced the completion of the first two stages of the William Bay National Park renewal project and reopening of the park to the public. Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks are much loved icons in Western Australia – near Albany. You can camp at Parry Beach or caravan parks in Denmark.  In 2019, the State Government invested $4.4 million over two years to renew ageing visitor infrastructure in the park and to protect the fragile coastal vegetation. The visitor experience is now better than ever with the completion of newly

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Wellington Dam Mural - image Taj Kempe
Sights

Collie Mural Trail a must see! Western Australia

Wellington Dam Mural – image Taj Kempe Visitors are flocking to the south-west town of Collie in WA to see the State Government’s $1.5 million Collie Mural Trail, including the biggest dam mural in the world. The Collie Mural Trail town walls include 16 town murals. Fifteen Western Australian artists and one from interstate were selected to paint the town murals with their designs including references to the history of Collie, Aboriginal culture and the natural environment. The centrepiece of the trail is the Wellington Dam’s impressive 8,000 square metre mega-mural being painted by Australian artist Guido van Helten. The

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Litchfield National Park Central Valley Map
Destinations

More swimming and camping at Litchfield’s Central Valley, Northern Territory

We are so excited about the Litchfield National Park improvements. One of our favourite parks in Australia, we loved the waterfall hopping and Buley Rockpools.  Now we can explore brand new areas – with Central Valley campsites on track to open this dry season. Work on the highly-anticipated $17.5 million Turbo Charging Tourism project is progressing well, with 10 campsites in the northern section of the development now complete. The area will allow campers and visitors direct access to swim in and enjoy the spring-fed creeks. Stage 3 Local company, the Ostojic Group, is carrying out construction for Stage 3

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Cape Range National Park by Jennifer Cumming
Beaches & Coasts

Now is the time to book your 2021 adventure in, Western Australia

Cape Range National Park by Jennifer Cumming Like other coastal holiday communities, Exmouth has benefited from attracting a greater number of intrastate tourists as a result of the travel restrictions. A housing supply shortage combined with increased visitor demand from Western Australians holidaying at home is likely to affect Exmouth’s hospitality sector’s ability to provide its normal high standard of service, which earned it the title of Top Tourism Town in 2019. With limited worker accommodation, the ability to employ seasonal, temporary workers to service the tourism industry will impact service quality this year. Therefore, the Shire is requesting visitors

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Freshwater Campground, QLD site 216 in CAMPS 11 just near Teewah Beach, south of Rainbow Beach - or find it in the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App
Beaches & Coasts

Easter holiday camping restrictions eased in Queensland

Freshwater Campground, QLD site 216 in CAMPS 11 just near Teewah Beach, south of Rainbow Beach – or find it in the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App More of us will be able to camp in Queensland’s national parks and forests this Easter with the easing of COVID19 restrictions. State-wide national park and forest camping areas were currently at 62% capacity during the Easter long weekend, about double January capacities. The easing of restrictions will mean an additional 500 camping spots will become available at Inskip Point in the Cooloola Recreation Area just in time for the Easter long weekend. “While

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