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  1. Free Camping QLD - A Guide to Queensland's Best Free Camp Grounds

    Free Camping QLD - A Guide to Queensland's Best Free Camp Grounds
    From stunning beaches and islands, magnificent rainforests, World-Heritage listed areas, the Great Barrier Reef and national parks, Queensland has something for everyone. Queensland is a favourite destination for grey nomads escaping winter from the southern states, but it has plenty to offer campers of all ages. Best of all, there are plenty of free campsites available to help keep your trip...
  2. Caravan Checklist: Essential Packing List and Pre Travel Checks

    Caravan Checklist: Essential Packing List and Pre Travel Checks
    It feels like there are a million things to do and pack before you take off on a road trip adventure in the caravan. When you are packing everything from the tongs to the toothbrush, the job can take days (or a couple of very late nights) depending on how late you have left it. Take the pressure off by...
  3. The Best Sunshine Coast Camping Spots (2018 Guide)

    The Best Sunshine Coast Camping Spots (2018 Guide)
    The Sunshine Coast is 100km of stunning coastline between Noosa and Caloundra, just 90 minutes north of Brisbane. Its stunning beaches and coastal towns aren’t the only attractions - a short drive inland takes you to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland where you’ll discover incredible hiking opportunities and fresh produce to explore. Unspoilt beaches, parks, forests, lakes, rivers, falls and mountains...
  4. The Great Central Road: Drive from Laverton to Uluru (with a Caravan)

    The Great Central Road: Drive from Laverton to Uluru (with a Caravan)
    The Great Central Road is one of Australia’s most iconic roads leading through the middle of the country up to one of Australia’s famous landmarks - Uluru. For people dreaming of a road trip to see the big rock this one has to be on your must-do list.   Quick Facts about the Great Central Road Where is it: Laverton...
  5. Free Camping Tasmania - 7 Free Campsites Worth Visiting in Tassie

    Free Camping Tasmania - 7 Free Campsites Worth Visiting in Tassie
    Are you the type of camper who will drive miles into the wilderness to find the most remote campsite possible? Pity any other campers that dare show up at your patch of paradise. Or do you prefer to camp close to town in a busy campsite to enjoy the company of other travellers? Whatever your preference, we have included a campsite on...
  6. The Holland Track: An Iconic WA 4WD Track

    The Holland Track: An Iconic WA 4WD Track
    The historic Holland Track is one of the most popular Western Australian 4WD tracks. Its proximity to Perth, pioneering history and ruggedness has seen the number of adventurers increase since the track was recut and reopened in 1993. The John Holland Way is 600 kilometres from Broomehill to Coolgardie. North of Hyden, it runs parallel to the Holland Track through...
  7. The Road in and out of Mt Augustus

    The Road in and out of Mt Augustus
    Can you name the biggest rock in Australia? No, it’s not Uluru. It’s not only the biggest in Australia but also the world, and it’s located in outback Western Australia. Known as Burringurrah to the local Wadjari Aboriginal people, Mount Augustus is twice the size of Uluru at a staggering 10 kilometres long, 5 kilometres wide and 717 metres above...
  8. Crossing the Nullarbor: Perth to Melbourne Road Trip

    Crossing the Nullarbor: Perth to Melbourne Road Trip
    We weren’t sure what to expect of the Nullarbor. Days of driving one the world’s longest stretch of straight road with not much in the way of scenery. We decided we had to see it for ourselves. Perth to Melbourne Driving Planning and getting organised for the road trip began with trading in the camper trailer for a pop-top caravan...
  9. All Things Hema

    All Things Hema
    Hema has been crisscrossing the Australian continent for 30 years collecting data for their maps, atlases and digital navigators. With a keen interest in off-road Hema has mapped hundreds of thousands of tracks and unsealed roads making life easier and far safer for 4WD enthusiasts around the country. Maps Hema makes a range of maps in different sizes from the...
  10. Topographic Maps for Every Purpose

    Topographic Maps for Every Purpose
    If it weren’t for topographic maps, we’d look at any other map and assume the Earth’s surface is all one height. These maps make it possible to see the elevation and shape of the surface so you have an idea what the area may look like. The trusty topographic map has been around since the late 1700’s and has seen...

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