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  1. Free & Low Cost Camping WA - Discover Western Australia's Best Campgrounds

    Free & Low Cost Camping WA - Discover Western Australia's Best Campgrounds
    Free Tent Camping in WA Image courtesy of Graeme Churchard via flickr

    A common complaint from WA campers is that there aren’t enough good free campsites in this beautiful state. The good news is that there are locations where you can camp completely free which we have included in this guide. We have also included some of the best low-cost campsites where you only pay a very small fee.

    Western Australia is a vast state with significant variations in landscapes. The far north is rugged red earth, sparsely populated with some stunning scenery and long drives in between each attraction. The midwest of WA has a stunning coastline and gorges, and is blanketed with wildflowers in spring. The south-west corner of WA is the state's playground with forests, beautiful beaches and wineries all within a few leisurely hours drive from Perth.

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  2. Perth Fishing Spots - 10 of the Best Places to Fish in the Metro Area

    Perth Fishing Spots - 10 of the Best Places to Fish in the Metro Area
    3 men catching fish off a jetty in Perth, Western Australia Image courtesy of Daniel Lee via Wikimedia Commons

    With the popularity of fishing booming and our growing population, the Perth metropolitan area is under recreational fishing pressure but there are still plenty of fish to be had. There are plenty of good fishing locations around the Perth metro area, so grab your reel and give them a go. Choose from the Swan River, Canning River or beautiful Indian Ocean.

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  3. Camp Oven Cooking Tips - 4 Easy Recipes For Your Next Camping Trip

    Camp Oven Cooking Tips - 4 Easy Recipes For Your Next Camping Trip
    Camp oven burning over open fire Image courtesy of Percita via Flickr

    One of the greatest pleasures when camping is cooking a meal in a camp oven. Everyone loves stoking the fire, checking the coals and stirring the pot while cooking up a hearty meal.

    A camp oven, also known as a Dutch oven, is a versatile cast iron pot with a lid that lets you prepare a family-sized meal anywhere. You can use a camp oven over the fire when you’re out in the bush or on the stove at home or even in your caravan.

    Follow our camp oven cooking tips and you’ll be tucking in to a hearty meal before you know it.

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  4. 5 Incredible Gorge Walks in Karijini National Park

    5 Incredible Gorge Walks in Karijini National Park
    Amazing Karijini national park gorge Image courtesy of Laurie Boyle via flickr

    Karijini National Park is one of the largest jewels in Western Australia's crown land. Its iron-rich red gorges, waterfalls, crystal clear water and bushland date back millions of years.

    Karijini is the second largest national park in the state, set within the Hamersley Range, 1,400 km north of Perth. The rugged landscape varies from the massive Mount Bruce to vast plateaus. But it’s the incredible deep gorges that sees 10,000 people a year travel there to experience.

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  5. 9 of the Best Brisbane Fishing Spots Revealed

    9 of the Best Brisbane Fishing Spots Revealed
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    There’s no shortage of good fishing spots in Brisbane and the mild Brisbane weather makes fishing a good option all year round. Try as many locations as it takes to find your hot fishing spot in Brisbane then keep it a secret!

    You could even start with a few of these fishing hotspots this weekend!

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  6. Googs Track – Funny Name, Great 4WD Track

    Googs Track – Funny Name, Great 4WD Track

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    Googs Track is on the bucket list of many Australian 4WDers. For those wanting to cross the Simpson Desert or complete the Canning Stock Route, Googs Track is an excellent introduction to desert and sand driving. The track has an interesting history and makes for some great sightseeing.

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  7. Your Guide to Driving the Gibb River Road

    Your Guide to Driving the Gibb River Road


    Image courtesy of W. Bulach via Wikimedia Commons

    Western Australia’s iconic Gibb River Road isn’t for the faint hearted. The roads are often corrugated, flooded or closed, but you will be well-rewarded with incredible scenery that provide lifelong memories.

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  8. Hiking Checklist - Essential Bushwalking Gear According to Steve Sertis

    Hiking Checklist - Essential Bushwalking Gear According to Steve Sertis
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    Planning to go bushwalking? Being prepared and ticking off a hiking checklist is essential before you leave. Whether you are going for a day walk or an overnight bushwalk, the gear you take (or don’t take) matters - your equipment can be the difference between a pleasurable and painful experience.   Check out these hiking gear lists recommended by Steve Sertis, Bibbulmun Track Foundation’s Event Manager. Steve would know, he has done the 1,000-kilometre track walk end-to-end seven times! Steve shared his years of experience with novice and experienced walkers at a community event in Perth recently and gave us all the following advice: Continue reading

  9. The Simple Guide to Beach Fishing Rigs

    The Simple Guide to Beach Fishing Rigs
    Dawn or dusk, beach fishing has a certain allure. Listening to the waves while you wait for a bite could see you in hooked in no time. With 36,000 kilometres of Australian coastline, there’s no shortage of beaches to try your luck. Just make sure you have done your homework, so you know what fish you are going after and...
  10. How to Install an Anderson Plug – Wiring Guide & Tips

    How to Install an Anderson Plug – Wiring Guide & Tips
    If you are serious about camping, then time will come that you need an Anderson plug. An Anderson plug is used for a variety of purposes, but in the case of a caravan the Anderson plug will allow you to keep your fridge running whilst travelling to your destination. When the caravan is stationary, the fridge can run off mains...

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