25 Secret Outback National Parks (Travel Outback Australia)

February 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

… Ok, they’re not really ‘secret’ outback national parks – they’re just NOT as well known as others! We LOVE sharing little known, off-the-beaten-track places that few people have heard of. Sooo… to inspire you to explore our amazing country more – AND to show you that there’s some outback in almost every state in Australia- we’ve put together a list of 25 ‘secret’ outback national parks and reserves……………. CLICK [Read more…]

Uniden UH7760NB UHF CB

February 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

As a travelling family, we really value safety and one of the most important pieces of safety equipment we have in our vehicle is a UHF CB Radio. Whether we use it for communicating with other people in our convoy, sharing road condition information with other road users or letting the driver of the 50m road train we are following know we are wishing to overtake, it’s something we rely [Read more…]

Top 10 Best Fishing Spots

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

1. Arno Bay (SA) A perfect little spot along the eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula. The jetty is popular for squidding and chasing King George Whiting. A boat is best though with the waters offshore a haven for snapper. ‘Regulars’ are known to set up camp in Arno Bay for months at a time and always leave with a freezer full of fish. – 2. North Stradbroke Island (QLD) [Read more…]

Balgal Beach Foreshore – QLD

February 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Balgal Beach Foreshore camping area is another fine example of a great free campsite. Very few camps offer a spectacular view delivered straight to your doorstep. The camping area itself only holds a relatively small 15 sites. They are all level and some are located underneath shady trees. Larger vans and motorhomes may struggle to fit into the area and a large tree in the middle of the camp [Read more…]

Competition Time – The Cast Iron Boys

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

<<<COMPETITION TIME>>> The Cast Iron Boys are currently running a competition to WIN a CampMaid Multi Tool Pack Prize Details: 1x CampMaid 4-PIECE Kit 1x Bag of Heat Beads BBQ Briquettes 1x Cast Iron Boys Camp Oven Recipes Book For more info and entry details click this link >>>>>>>> HERE! (This competition is in no way associated with www.highwaydreams.net)

Turning Your Gazebo into a TENT!

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Whether its weekend camping, day trips to the beach or river or in our case long term travelling, Gazebos make a great idea for that extra shade and shelter from the elements. We have used our OZtrail 3m x 3m Deluxe gazebo on our travels for the past 4 years and love it. It serves as an extension to our campers awning, extra room for the kids to play and just [Read more…]

Top 10 Beaches in OZ

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

1. Byron Bay- Main Beach (NSW) located close to the Byron Bay town centre. Easily one of the busiest beaches on the North Coast of NSW. On a daily basis hundreds of swimmers, surfers and sunbathers take to this long sandy beach for a bit of R&R or the hope of catching a perfect wave. You can even spot the Cape Byron Lighthouse in the distance- with the most easterly [Read more…]

Townsville, QLD

February 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Known by many as the capital of northern Queensland, Townsville boasts a huge range of popular and unique attractions sure to keep all the family busy. We called in recently and stayed a week to explore the area and visit some of the attractions and to enjoy the famous north QLD sunshine. Townsville is located around 1350km’s north of QLD’s capital, Brisbane and is regularly serviced by rail, air and [Read more…]

Jayco Eagle Outback 2012

February 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Family camping is a great Aussie pastime. It’s great taking the kids away for a few days or a few weeks to experience new places (or revisit your favourite camping hideaway time and time again). And anyone looking to invest in some suitable family accommodation for such family camping holidays may be a little spoilt for choice once they start looking around. Let’s face it, you can’t beat a tent [Read more…]

HEMA Kids Road & Wildlife Atlas

January 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Most of us have heard those sounds echoing from the back seat at some point. Spending long hours driving in the car with kids is not always great fun. They get bored, restless and need some form of entertainment to help pass the km’s. We use a portable DVD player in the car which is great but we don’t always like our [Read more…]

Top 10 Apps for Travellers & Campers

January 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

1. Weatherzone By The Weather Company A great App for keeping check on the weather, Taking a look at forecasts and watching the rain radars. Data is sourced from BOM (Bureau of Meteorology) so its considered to be the one of the most accurate weather apps. There are many weather Apps available for smart-phones, we find this one to be very thorough and easy to use. 2. Bubble Level By [Read more…]

South West Rocks listed as best town to visit in NSW (The Macleay Argus)

January 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

South West Rocks has been named the best city or town to visit in NSW by the Traveller.com.au guide. Within the guide, every state has been listed with the best experiences, best natural and man-made attractions, best kept-secrets and best city or town. Out of every holiday spot across NSW the guide has listed South West Rocks as the best town to visit in the state. Traveller writer Brian Johnson states, [Read more…]

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