10 FREE Whats on in Cairns Activities

Looking for great list of things to do in Cairns this week, but are also on a budget!  No worries, check out these family friendly favourites for the perfect holiday or weekend.     1.  Swim in the beautiful clear waters of Crystal Cascades.  Along the 1.6km walking track there are many… 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

Is this Queensland’s BEST FREE CAMP? Babinda, Queensland

Loaded with facilities that would make even some caravan parks blush; the Babinda Rotary Park free camping spots, must go on your Australian camping checklist.  In fact, we think this could be one of Queensland’s best free camp sites!     Watch our VIDEO below for a personal tour of the… Read more

Our 44 days without power CAMPING SOLAR SET UP

    SOLAR – Running a coffee and washing machine off our free camping set up!  We have two kids so both those appliances are essential in our eyes.  A washing machine, as our kids play outside a lot and get very dirty.. often!  And coffee for sanity!!  But regular… 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

Striking it RICH – The Gemfields, Central Queensland

Striking it rich for $15 in the The Gemfields of Central Queensland There is no denying we are on a budget while we travel this amazing country.  We were a one income family before we left ‘home’, and now while we travel indefinitely, we are on a sporadic income at… Read more

10 BEST Free and Low Cost camps in Australia

We love seeing Australia – but it doesn’t need to cost you a fortune to see all the best bits either! We have seen a lot of Free and Low Cost campsite over all our travels from all around Australia – Here we try limit it to ten, these are… Read more

10 Tips to Travel Australia on a $26 Accomodation budget (for a family!)

  Our family of four have been travelling Australia since March 2017. This is on a $26 per week accommodation budget! If you’re wondering how’s that even possible, it’s all about planning ahead. If you know what to look out for on the road when you travel Australia, you can get… Read more