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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...

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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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Around the Adelaide Hills

After spending some time in the Barossa Valley and Clare Valley, the Adelaide Hills were really just a convenient base to explore more of Adelaide & its surrounds. But it really was so much more! We ended up basing ourselves in Hahndorf, which is a small German town about 26km east...

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An oasis in the desert - Dalhousie Springs

Beautiful sunsets, swimming in hot water springs and a great Aussie BBQ what more could you ask for from a night spent camping in the Outback? You can find it all at Dalhousie Springs, South Australia, the oasis in the desert Dalhousie Springs are surrounded by enough green trees and vegetation...

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Driving the Great Ocean Road

If you have the chance for only one more drive in your lifetime, make sure it’s The Great Ocean Road. It is an epic drive, a beautiful drive and, at some points, a nail-biting drive - especially if your partner behind the wheel is zooming around the blind corners! It is...

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Planning for the Nullarbor

I was always a bit nervous about making it across the Nullarbor, after reading and hearing so many horror stories of people breaking down or running out of fuel. You cross the Nullarbor plains by driving on the Eyre Highway, which is essentially the big stretch of road (1,670km) that stretches...

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A day in the Blue Mountains

It seemed every conversation I had about travelling through Sydney and its surroundings, ended in a conversation about the Blue Mountains. About how beautiful it was, how quiet, how I just HAD to go there. So yesterday I decided I would do just that and spent the day exploring the wonders...

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Fitzroy Falls, Morton National Park

Wind your way along the wooden boardwalk, through native bushland and past a gentle flowing creek deep in the heart of Morton National park, and soon you will arrive at a lookout to see water pounding its way off an escarpment, smashing and splashing over itself before falling down, down onto...

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