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How to Save Money on your Australia Camping Road Trip

How to Save Money on your Australia Camping Road Trip Australia is one of the most beautiful destinations on Earth, but it comes with a price tag: it is also one of the most expensive places to travel. Seeing the country via campervan is the ultimate way to experience Australia on...

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The Perfect Day at Wilsons Promontory

A perfect camping road trip in Victoria, Australia should include Wilsons Promontory National Park as a top destination. Situated three hours southeast of Melbourne, Wilsons Promontory – or “the Prom” - is a protected wildlife and natural haven located at the southern-most tip of mainland Australia. It is no surprise that...

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Cairns to Sydney in a Campervan: Top Destinations that Aren't Beaches

Most people envision pristine waters and surfers under the sun when imagining an Australian holiday. True, Australia is blessed with spectacular beaches; it’s no wonder that 85% of the population lives near the coast. When planning an East Coast road trip, most guides are unsurprisingly inundated with beach recommendations. Not everyone,...

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Ultimate Space! Darwin to Brisbane in a Campervan

I'm a lover of wide, open spaces. I live in the South Island of New Zealand and very rarely are you travelling without a view of a mountain range of some sort. It's absolutely beautiful, don't get me wrong, but there' something refreshing about seeing nothing but horizon all around you....

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Camping in the Northern Beaches of Sydney

I have friends & family in Sydney who we could stay with, but trying to figure out where you can store your car & camper trailer (if you are doing an extended trip) is always tricky. So we had to find somewhere to base ourselves, where we could take the car...

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The Yorke Peninsula road trip

The Yorke Peninsula, west of Adelaide, is a tucked away traveller’s gem. Often overshadowed in South Australia by the more well-known holiday destinations such as Victor Harbour and the Barossa Valley the peninsula is still largely undiscovered by holiday makers. Yet given half a chance the rugged coastline, dramatic cliff faces...

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A trip around Tasmania

I had heard such amazing things about Tasmania and every single one of them is true. We've spent the last three weeks travelling around this beautiful state with our camper trailer and it's been worth the long ferry trip over. We spent a long time using our CamperMate app to find and research...

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Camping in Sydney on Cockatoo Island

Finding a peaceful, well-equipped campsite in the middle of Sydney with uninterrupted views across the harbour is, some might believe, impossible. Yet using my CamperMate app I managed to locate the less well known Cockatoo Island an old industrial shipyard, which offers just that.A 30-minute picturesque ferry ride from Circular Quay,...

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Getting the ferry over to Tasmania

On our 6 month trip of Australia we were determined to make the trip over the bass strait to Tasmania. A lot of people seem to be put off doing it on longer trips because there is literally only one ferry you can get (if you're taking a vehicle and camper trailer or...

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Kuranda and the Barron Gorge National Park

Winding our way around tight corners, past craggy rock face and swinging vines, we drive higher and deeper into the Barron Gorge National Park in tropical north Queensland. Using my free CamperMate app on my phone I was able to locate a campsite for my partner and I to set up...

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