North Stradbroke Island

Travel Guide: North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island,  affectionately known as Straddie, is jointly managed by the Quandamooka people and the Queensland Parks Service. Naree Budjong Djara National Park, meaning My Mother Earth, now covers about half the island;...
Francois Peron National Park

Picture-Perfect Francois Peron National Park

The Shark Bay World Heritage Area encloses some of Australia’s most stunning and important natural highlights. Protected to the east by the mainland and to the west by Dirk Hartog Island and a handful...
Savannah Way

Savannah Way Road Trip

Like many people who travel around Australia as often and for as long as possible, we started with a tent and ended up with a caravan. Of everything in between, our Jayco Swan Outback...
Fraser Island

Fraser Island Under Pressure

It is the biggest, and possibly the most beautiful, sand island in the world. Its freshwater perched lakes include the largest (Boomanjin at about 200ha), some of the highest (Boomerang Lakes at 120m) and...
Kununurra

Kununurra on a Budget

You’ve just ticked the epic Gibb River Road off your bucketlist, but your caravan is in serious need of some love and attention. With the quote from the repairer more than you expected, the...
northern territory

Touring Guide: Northern Territory at its Best!

ALICE: THE HEART OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY They call it the Alice, and she is the hub of central Australia. Alice offers a number of caravan parks along with the historic Telegraph Station, the Araluen...
Trangie

Review: Trangie Caravan Park

On the way to the outback… that’s the claim of Trangie Caravan Park, and it’s quite true. I was on the way to Brewarrina in north-west New South Wales when I spotted that I...
campsites

Favourite RV Campsites

A lot of people hear the words ‘free campsites’, and they assume it will cost zero dollars. While this is true for some locations, it is often not the case — freedom camping means...
Lake Ballard

The Lake Ballard Beings

Could it be that in 2003 a party of 51 extra-terrestrial beings landed on the remote saltbed of Lake Ballard, and indeed were turned to black pillars of salt as punishment for some biblical...
video

Touring Guide: Indian Ocean Drive

We were in Western Australia for a handful of days. Our objective: travel from Perth to Kalbarri National Park as part of our test of Jayco’s Adventurer offroad caravan. Our route would take us...