Swimming, fishing and kayaking are high on the ‘to-do’ lists for most campers in North Queensland so camping areas where you can roll out of your bed and indulge in these activities are definitely the most popular destinations.
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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 […]
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 […]
Timbertown (NSW) Timbertown is an entire village re-created with a pioneer theme and is located in Wauchope on the Mid North Coast of NSW. The village demonstrates the struggles and achievements of our early pioneers. Complete with a horse and carriage ride where you get to experience a mock robbery by bush rangers. You can […]
The Donnybrook Apple Festival (WA) In the heart of WA’s apple growing region, Donnybrook celebrates the opening of the apple season with its own dedicated festival. The Easter weekend sees the small town come to life as it celebrates all things ‘Apple’ (the fruit not the tech company). With fruit tastings, market stalls, farming displays […]
Busselton Jetty (WA) The Busselton Jetty’s claim to fame is that its the longest wooden pier jetty in the southern hemisphere. At a whopping 1.8km, the Busselton Jetty was once used to transport timber to awaiting ships. Today the jetty is a major tourist attraction for Busselton complete with a train that can take tourists […]
Broad, bronzed and open-skied, Australia is built for family travel – a dazzlingly diverse country strewn with tropical reefs, surf beaches and snowy heights. The vast distances between A and B can test parental patience, but with some savvy planning you can focus on the delights of exploring with people much closer to ground level […]
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 […]
Install a mobile UHF radio (or use a portable hand held version). A UHF radio is very handy for communicating with other travellers especially trucks. Let them know if you are intending to overtake OR let them know that you will slow down if they wish to overtake you. They are also good for letting […]
1. Before any roadtrip, it’s a great idea to ensure your tyres are healthy. Check for tread depth and look for any uneven wear. Correct tyre pressures are very important for safety and helps prolong the life of your tyres. Check these regularly- not just on road trips or holidays! 2. Your vehicle’s engine does […]