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The Dig Tree - image Keith Skinner

A pilgrimage to “The Dig Tree”, Coopers Creek, Queensland

The Dig Tree – image Keith Skinner Very recently I achieved my long time ambition to visit Burke and Wills Camp number 65 on Coopers Creek, the very famous “Dig Tree”.  At this point, if you are asking yourself; ‘What is a Dig Tree, forget it.  Stop reading right now.  However, if I have just touched your travel adventurous inner-self, you’re now moving closer to the text, looking for what comes next. On arrival at the Dig Tree, my first thought was; I’m here.  But where am I, I asked myself?   I’m on the bank of a cream coloured river

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Cobbold Gorge - image Overland Exposure
Immerse Yourself In Nature

Must See: Cobbold Gorge, Queensland

Hidden in the Gulf Savannah of Queensland is a natural wonder you will want to put on your bucket list.  CAMPS Ambassadors Dan and Manda cruised the gorge and trekked the walls, capturing these beautiful images.  The only access to this unique landmark is via a guided tour. The rugged sandstone cliffs are up to 19 metres high, and includes an area of about 80 square kilometres. The gorge narrows to just 2 metres in places which indicates that it is the youngest known gorge in Queensland today. Be wowed by the geological processes you will see! They stayed at

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Moreton Island - image Steve & Cecily Webster
Beaches & Coasts

Webster family trip, Queensland

Moreton Island – image Steve & Cecily Webster Hello Heatley, We had a 4 week trip during October/November using the App on many occasions. Our trip took us west from Brisbane,  north to Aramac to see the sculptures, then east for a coastal trip to home. Whilst we have had the books for our travels since 2011, I like the app because you include some information about the area we plan to stay in, and also directions for getting there rather than just the coordinates. We very much appreciate the work that Michelle and you, and your team, do towards

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Bilung Pool, Western Australia - Image Adams Family Travels
Free Camping Western Australia

Free camp at Bilung Pool, Western Australia

Bilung Pool, Western Australia – Image Adams Family Travels Oh, my goodness! Check out this swimmingly enticing free camp! Almost halfway between Murchison Roadhouse and Gascoyne Junction you come across a Western Australian oasis. Bilung Pool, Western Australia – Image Adams Family Travels As you are travelling along the Carnarvon Mullewa Road, turn west just south of Bilung Creek, and follow a track about 200 metres to the pool. Not quite a lake, but this natural water feature has year round water with BBQ and picnic facilities. It is pet friendly, there is shade, firepits and it is BYO everything! Access this remote spot

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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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Turtle Beach Ngumuy - 20000ksinacampertrailer
Bucket List

Travelling the Great Arnhem Road and Nhulunbuy

Turtle Beach Ngumuy – 20000ksinacampertrailer The designated biosecurity areas in the Northern Territory have been lifted as of June 5, 2020. At this stage, due to Covid-19, individual recreation permits to enter Aboriginal land will not be issued , with the exception of residents and tourism businesses with access or leases. We have learnt that portions of the Great Arnhem Road, a noted 4WD track in Australia will be sealed in the next year. Please contact authorities to obtain permits before you leave and note that wildlife may visit these locations! Any body of water in the Top End may

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Wilpena Pound - Image by A Year of Beach and Bush

Multi-million-dollar boost for Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Wilpena Pound – Image by A Year of Beach and Bush One of South Australia’s most iconic tourism destinations at Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges will undergo a $3 million transformation and take on new management to improve the visitor experience, increase patronage and in turn create local jobs for the region. NRMA Parks and Resorts, which is one of Australia’s largest transport and tourism operators, has been appointed resort manager for South Australia’s iconic Indigenous-owned Wilpena Pound Resort in the Flinders Ranges. The $3 million joint investment by the Marshall Liberal Government and Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) will

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Mitchell Falls Luminar

Munurru (King Edward River) Campground, Western Australia

Mitchell Falls Luminar Munurru (King Edward River) Campground, WA site 729 in CAMPS 11, in the far north Kimberley, is an ideal base to explore Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau). Managed by Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners, it offers spacious, serene, bush campsites, campfires, river swimming and Wanjina-Gwion rock art tours. Punamii-Uunpuu (Mitchell Falls) is an easy day trip. Being the Kimberley, it is 4WD access only, camper trailers and tents recommended – and only during the dry season, April to October. It is in the lower end of the $+ price range and they do offer an attractive family rate. There are

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