‘Secret’ Bush Camp: Bear Gully

  I’m going to let you in on a little secret. In southern Victoria, not far from Wilsons Promontory, is a campsite called Bear Gully. It’s said that Bear Gully in Cape Liptrap Coastal Park is...
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...

Outback Tracks

Three tracks, three pubs, three time zones, three weeks, three kids, three dogs, two states and a territory. Could it be done? You bet it could. Our plan was to travel travel from Lyndhurst to...

Kakadu Touring Guide

Some people disparagingly call it Kaka-don’t, but if you take the time to truly explore this vast region, you will soon see that it is, indeed, Kakadu. It is tucked between the boundaries of eastern...

Explore the Great Sandy Strait

  Do you sometimes yearn for the Australia of yesteryear, before everything went so terribly trendy and so very up-market? Remember those laid-back, funky Queensland destinations where you could drink a stubby in Stubbies and...
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...
Keep River

Travel Guide: Keep River National Park

Keep River National Park is one of the NT’s best-kept secrets, with its striking sandstone formations – like those found at Purnululu – diverse landscapes and indigenous rock art. Being so close to Kununurra and...

Caravanning Coffs Harbour

  Coffs Harbour grew its economy off the trunk of the banana tree. Plantations, tourists traps and gimmicks, each centring on that long, yellow fruit, are synonymous with this mid-north coast holiday haven. But Coffs...

Kangaroo Island Camping: Essential Travel Guide

We recently returned from a glorious trip to South Australia’s Kangaroo Island, and to our delight, little had changed in the 17 years since we had been there last. The island is ideally suited...
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...