Western Creek Camping Ground

Western Creek Camping Ground is situated between Georgetown and Forsayth in North Queensland. It is approximately 15kms to the turn off from Georgetown and then approximately 13kms from there to the campgrounds. Western Creek Camping Ground offers a quiet, peaceful & relaxing bush setting with plenty of space & un-powered sites suitable for all types […]

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Mt Larcom Tourist Park

On the way to your next adventure, or on your return, take a rest from your travels. Stay a night or a few days to explore the beautiful Mt Larcom and Gladstone region. Mt Larcom Tourist Park offer varied accommodation including deluxe motel-style cabins, powered and unpowered caravan sites and camping. Set up camp on […]

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Product Review – Shooaway

Everyone hates flies, especially when they are hanging around your BBQ of dinner table.  When traveling around Oz those annoying insects can reach plague proportions at some campsites.  The is nothing worse when trying to enjoy happy hour and someone has to constantly be on food alert.  Enter the Shooaway. The ShooAway is a battery […]

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Product Review – Scrubba Wash Bag

We travel a lot, both around Oz in our 5th wheeler and around the Globe. Whilst we have a fully automatic washing machine in the 5ver, we do not always have access to the 40lts of water required for each load. Whilst backpacking overseas and cruising on ships Jan tends to wash out a few […]

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Glen Riddle Recreation Reserve

Glen Riddle Recreation Reserve is a very large, grassy campground on the northern foreshore of Split Rock Dam, about 15 km south of Barraba There is a gravel boat ramp that would be fine for launching small boats. Note that at times the water level can be quite low.  This is a popular spot to […]

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Caravan Towing Weights Explained

There are some very important weights that you need to be aware of and understand when towing a caravan or trailer. The following definitions need to be considered carefully: Tare Weight or Tare Mass Tare weight or mass this is the net weight of your caravan as delivered from the manufacturer (with no occupants, payload […]

Updated: February 1, 2017 by admin

How to Check Caravan Ball Weight

Ball Weight is the amount of weight the fully laden caravan/trailer imposes vertically on the tow bar of the tow vehicle. Trailer Ball Weight is not a specification defined by the manufacturer, it is the actual weight imposed on the rear of the tow vehicle Unsure how you can measure your caravan’s tow ball weight […]

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UHF Channel Guide

UHF CB or citizen band radio is a 80 channel two-way radio system that uses the 476.4250–477.4125MHz, radio spectrum for short-distance line of sight communications. The Australian Government has legislated that channels 5 & 35 on the UHF CB Band are reserved for emergency use only  As at January 2007 the maximum penalties for the […]

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Mixing old and new AGM batteries

Caravan Batteries (talking AGM here) change their parameters with age and cycling. All being equal, you get optimum performance with matched cells.

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Cape Range National Park Camping

Cape Range National Park is situated on the west side of the North West Cape near Exmouth, WA and includes 50kms of pristine white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and access to the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef, Please note, kangaroos are often encountered on the roads within the Cape Range National Park, so please drive slowly […]

Updated: April 11, 2017 by admin

Sandy Point Reserve

Sandy Point Reserve is a large flat area adjacent the banks of the Murrumbidgee River and on the edge of town. Amenities at the reserve include flushing male and female toilets, Free electric BBQs, picnic tables, Rubbish bins, boat ramp and large open grassed areas. Shopping is within a short walking distance. Sandy Point Cost: […]

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Wuruma Dam

Wuruma Dam is popular weekend spot for the locals with fishing, skiing, canoeing and sailing being the main attractions.  It is also very popular with the grey nomads so it can get very busy during peak times. There are several areas to camp so if the prime areas are full it may mean parking away […]

Updated: December 23, 2015 by admin