Are you using these 23 FREE Travel Apps for caravan and camping in Australia?

The best travel apps in Australia work by helping you ease the pains of travel. With the right combination of camping apps; you can get fast information, helpful advice, up to the minute tips and great deals on locations to visit. Exactly what we all want to roadtrip Australia! These… Read more

Paronella Park: Queesland’s most popular attraction

Travelling up the Bruce Highway between Brisbane and Cairns and looking for your best places to visit in Australia?  Paronella Park voted as RACQ #1 must do in Queensland. Did you know that Paronella Park offers a free overnight Caravan Park site to their guests?  Call them to book in!  Everyone has… Read more

HOW TO Make a Camper Wind up tool – so no more Hand Winding!

Camping Tips:  Looking for a home made solution to hand winding your caravan camper?   Joe is a qualified Mechanic and after popping up our Goldstream camper (similar to the Jayco pop up vans) every few days, he decided to create a tool to make the job easier on himself.   We have… Read more

Free Camp – Calliope River Rest Area, Queensland

  Looking for a great free camping area just off the Bruce Highway between Brisbane and Cairns?  Calliope River Rest Areas located at River Ranch, Queensland offers a lot of availability for camping far enough off the highway, but close enough that it’s easily accessible.  We stayed at both the North… Read more

VIDEO: Free Camping on the Leichhardt River Falls, Queensland

This week we wanted to show you a fantastic FREE CAMP at Leichhardt River Falls. We discovered this while travelling along the Savannah Way near Normanton, Queensland. Here you will find the Leichhardt River Falls peaceful and quiet for not a single dollar spent out of your pocket!  For our entire… Read more

Camping Tips: Water Storage

Camping connects you with the quiet majesty of nature, allowing you to recharge your batteries and relax with family and friends. For some, “roughing it” is all part of the fun — but camping tips priority number 1 in any of your caravan and camping checklists is to ensure you… Read more

Top 23 FREE and LOW COST Campgrounds to explore the Dinosaur Museums in the QLD Outback

Where should you camp in Outback Queensland?  Did you know that according to Wikicamps there are over 15,000 campgrounds in Australia?  That doesn’t even include all the Caravan Parks or un-official campsites!!  With so many great camps to choose from, with paid campsites and free camping, it can be hard… Read more

Visit a gorge, stay for free and enjoy cheap beers – Copperfield Gorge, Einasleigh Qld

    Copperfield Gorge and Einasleigh, located south of Mt Surprise and on the way north from Porcupine Gorge in the Queensland Outback offers an off the beaten path gem of a place to visit with the whole family. The gorge is Free to enter and can choose to take… Read more

Free Camping: Cumberland Chimney Historical Site, Savannah Way, Queensland

    A Fantastic FREE / Donation camp  that is beside a beautiful lake with a viewing platform, binoculars and plenty of birdlife to enjoy! This is called the Cumberland Chimney Historical Site along the Savannah Way, near Georgetown Qld.   If you don’t stop for the night, we highly… Read more

How to collect bulky firewood without a massive chainsaw

On our first lap of Australia we took the FULL chainsaw set up- spare chains, oils and fuel etc.  But after our second broken oil container (in the back of the car!), we vowed that there must be an easier way to still be able to collect firewood without the… Read more