The Best Camping Beaches in Western Australia (

Western Australia is home to some of the best beaches in the world. With over 12,000 kilometres of coastline, you are spoiled for choice. Whether it’s the cold, crystal waters along the southern coast or the warm, untouched peninsulas in the north west, WA has a beach for everyone. If you can’t find a beach […]

5 Tips For Camping With Kids Under 5 (


This blog is designed for parents of kids under five-years-old that might be a little nervous about taking them camping for the first time or that have had stressful experiences and need some advice on how to make it more fun next time. Isn’t that the point of going camping?

Top 10 Best Childrens Playgrounds


Apple Fun Park- Donnybrook (WA) The Apple FunPark is known for being the biggest ‘free entry’ playground in Australia and was opened in 2008. From toddlers to teenagers- this park has activities and games for all ages. Located in the South West WA town of Donnybrook, it features BBQ areas, water, toilets and is fully […]

Top 10 Best Iconic Aussie Pubs


Daly Waters Pub (NT) The Daly Waters pub is considered a ‘must stop’ by many travellers traversing the Stuart Highway in the NT. Cold beer, Beef & Barra nights and a collection of quirky memorabilia plastered over the walls that is sure to keep you entertained. A short diversion from the main highway around 600kms […]

Can You Use a Gas Heater in a Tent? (


The short answer to this question is: no. The long answer: nope, nup, no way, don’t do it! That’s not very helpful is it? Let me expand a little on why it is a bad idea to use a gas heater in a tent/caravan/campervan/garage/shed/enclosed space. But first, a few facts about gas heaters, such as […]

Crim-Proof Your Van! (


Many RVers enjoy the safety of staying in caravan parks when travelling. But many others enjoy free camping in free or low cost sites, such as those in National Parks, rest areas, and other recognised campgrounds. These sites certainly offer freedom, but they do come with a greater risk of theft and damage. There’s no […]

Cheap gas bottle refills- New website saving ‘Nomads’ a motza


When you’re road tripping on a budget, every dollar counts, so finding somewhere nearby to get your gas bottles filled at the lowest price is always a bonus. As you know, the price of LPG varies significantly from under $20 for a 9kg bottle refill to over $50. And the price difference for smaller bottles, […]

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