Do you love waking up in a warm tent to the sound of birds and the overhead leaves whispering in the breeze? Do you love the smell of the forest, the beach or the earth? Do you sit around the campfire and tell stories while the flames hypnotise you?


We do too! Many of the places where we spend the night are camping areas because we love being in the bush!

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Camping : Lake Pedder

May 2nd 2016

  Our time in Hobart was over and it was time to leave the congestion of the city for something a little slower. We made our way to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.   The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage …

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Camping : Cockle Creek

April 25th 2016

  This is the most southerly point of Australia that we have ever camped.   Cockle Creek is at the end of the road when you’re heading south from Hobart. You’ll pass picturesque Franklin with the beautiful river and mountains …

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2015 Troopcarriers of Australia Winter Ramble

December 21st 2015

  We’re so proud that we decided to buy a Toyota Troopcarrier for our trip around Australia.  It’s taken us to some really amazing places around the country and it still amazes us with some of the things it’s capable …

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Camping & 4WDing : Blackdown Tableland

July 11th 2015

  We were supposed to go to Carnarvon National Park to camp and explore the gorge but when the time came to book our campsite, we found that the park was booked out… for whole month!  We had to change …

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Camping : Lake Elphinstone

July 7th 2015

  We didn’t know what to expect.  We’d heard about the place, but there was no raving – as far as we knew it was simply a campground by a lake but we were pleasantly surprised to find much more. …

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Camping : Cathu State Forest

July 1st 2015

  Cathu State Forest is between Proserpine and Mackay and offers great camping amongst the eucalypts.  As you drive in to the campgrounds, you’ll see pine plantations with some cleared sections, as well as great views of the Clarke Range.  …

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Cape York

Experience : Cape York – Part 2

February 6th 2015

For Experience : Cape York – Part 1 – click here!     Day 5 Bamaga We completed the rest of the 5 Beaches Track and made our way back to Bamaga.  When we took the Troopy out of 4WD, Dave …

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Experience : Cape York – Part 1

February 2nd 2015

  Cape York was not what we expected.  We thought it would be lush and tropical with thick rainforest everywhere, but it wasn’t like that at all.  The roads were dry and dusty, and there was a lot of mining activity …

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Savannah Way : Lawn Hill to the Tablelands

December 1st 2014

The Savannah Way runs from Cairns in Queensland, through the Northern Territory, all the way to Broome in Western Australia.   source :   This post is about the section of the Savannah Way from the Lawn Hill side …

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Natural Wonders : Undara Volcanic National Park

November 24th 2014

  About 190,000 years ago, when Australia was a lot different to what it is now, there was an eruption.  Not a violent, ‘Dante’s Peak’ eruption.  The ground grumbled, dark smoke and steam billowed from a crack in the rocky …

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Natural Wonders : Cobbold Gorge

November 21st 2014

  Cobbold Gorge was on our bucket list from the beginning, and it was fantastic to finally see it in the flesh… or sandstone.  It is located within Robin Hood station, which is owned by the Terry family.  The cattle …

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Bedourie : You’d be crazy not to stay the night…

November 5th 2014

  About 200km north of Birdsville is a little oasis in the desert, with the friendliest people and a plethora of pleasant surprises.   The word Bedourie means dust storm, but we think it’s anything but.  It’s a clean little …

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4WDing : Binns Track

August 14th 2014

  After over 800km of tarmac along the Stuart Highway, we turned onto the Plenty Highway to smash out a leg of Binns Track.   It’s a relatively new 4WD track that was named after Bill Binns, a ranger who …

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