Camping News & Reviews

5 aussie travel apps

Since our last post, that being our 12 month budget update - we have had a lot of people message and ask about how we keep track and what Apps we use so we have compiled our top 5. 👮 Fuel Map Australia ➖ Particularly since leaving the East Coast, this has been...

12v DC in Plane Inglish

I see a lot of very basic questions in forums about 12v DC electronics and often see them replied to with some very complex answers. 12v DC electronics is actually a very precise science and it's really quite easy to understand once armed with some basic information....

Ignoring The Brand Bigots

I've not been having a great time with caravan / camping forums and groups lately. It seems when i proffer information for essentially altruistic reasons, some bigoted old prick wants to go me for no reason other than affirming their self importance. You'd be forgiven...

A Home Buyers Guide – Caravans

One of the most common questions I read in forums and groups is: "caravan, motorhome, or camper trailer?“ The question leaves me perplexed. Not perplexed as to the answer, but perplexed as to why people keep asking questions that there's nothing like a definitive...

WIN A $1000 BCF VOUCHER

**FATHER'S DAY GIVEAWAY** Want to win a $1000 BCF voucher? How to win: You must like GlampersWay on Facebook +1 entry = like 3 posts on our Facebook page + 2 entries = follow us on Instagram @GlampersWay + 3 entries = share this link + 3 entries = Join the caravan and...

My VW Transporter Reno

Roxanne my VW transported came across my path with no campervan qualities besides her insulated walls. Having a clean canvas to build a sanctuary on wheels left me giddy with excitement. Her first homely feature was a bed with plenty of storage underneath to keep the...

Coffin Bay National Park

Coffin Bay National Park An unexpected extended stay in the Port Lincoln area lead us to explore the National Park in Coffin Bay. For a National Park we never intended to look through. We ended up staying 4 nights and loved it! Cost $12/night to camp (plus National...

Top Things to do in Port Douglas

Do you only have time for a quick weekend away in PORT DOUGLAS and want to know what NOT to miss while here? Have a read of what we got up to while we were in the area…. Day One: Check-in to the Big 4 Glengarry Holiday Park, situated approximately 7km from the town...

Orange, Blayney and Carcoar

Whilst free camping at the excellent Carcoar Dam site, we had lots of opportunities to visit surrounding areas by car. Sunrise at Carcoar Dam Orange We did a trip down memory lane when we spent a day in Orange as both Rob and I used to live here at different stages of...

Free camping in Forbes

Wheogo Park, right in the heart of Forbes is a free 48 hour campsite. It is just off the Newell Highway making it a very convenient place to spend the night on your travels through the area. It is on the southern bank of the Lachlan River as it runs through Forbes and...

Free camping at Bogan Weir

The reason we went off road and thus got bogged was that we missed the driveway into the Bogan Weir. It is just 7km from Peak Hill not the 15 we had been told. (Just 150m past the causeway). This lovely spot is so quiet (other than the birds) that I think it must be a...

Beardy Creek Free Camp

Beardy Creek is approximately 8 kilomteres north of Glen Innes on the New England ... It is a free camp with a forty eight hour maximum stay. (Camps Australia Wide 7 #148) I am standing up on the track which the truckies would use. There is plenty of room for large...

Free camping at Babinda

Babinda has a lovely park set aside for free camping just about 60km south of Cairns. The park is on the other side of the  railway line from town but still within easy walking distance - maybe 600 metres.   Babinda Rest Area itself has good shade along the river...

Free Camping in Rockhampton

Who knew you could Free Camp right in the heart of Rockhampton at Kershaw Park. Image from Aussie Musing: We had neglected to take a photo at the campsite! I think it is awesome that a city such as Rocky would allow free camping right in the middle of the city. In...

  There's nothing better than throwing the camping gear in your car and getting away from the city for a couple of days. There are so many amazing places to camp at, and you don't have to travel for hours on end to get to them. Here are 7 fantastic camp sites...

Why Free Camping is Better

We’ve been free camping for about 6 years now - all round Oz! It started as a stop gap when travelling huge distances in Western Australia and we didn’t have the energy to continue to drive to the next caravan park. We saw a bunch of RVs and thought we found a Caravan...

Free camping at Genoa

The Genoa Rest Area is on the banks of the Genoa River in Eastern Gippsland, Victoria. As a donation is requested for upkeep, it officially is not quite free camping but it is certainly a low cost alternative that is well worth stopping for upto the 72 hours that is...

Cann River Rainforest Caravan Park

The Cann River Rainforest Caravan Park is a partly shaded caravan park on the south bank of the Cann River. It is within easy walking distance to the local pub and shops. The fuel prices here beat those of surrounding towns by 5-10cents a litre. The town has 4...

Free camping on the Snowy River

We drove into Orbost around 2pm where we went shopping then headed for a free camp out the Marlo Road, free camping beside the Snowy River. The Snowy River runs into the sea nearby at Marlo. There are several free-camps right on the banks of the Snowy River just south...

Cape Conran & Marlo

Cape Conran Coastal Park is about 30 mins from Orbost towards the coast past Marlo. We didn't stay here but there are 135 campsites, 7 cabins, 1 lodge and wilderness retreats located at Cape Conran. You can click the link above for all the details on the types of...

Free Camping at Lake Colac

Just 8km out of Colac and right on the lake is a great little free camp. The campsites are mostly level and grassy with minimal shady sites. You can get full sun if you park further back. It is basically a long strip of camp sites that run along the shores of the lake...




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