Camping

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Woman disappears from camping spot

Woman disappears from camping spot

A WOMAN who disappeared from a secluded camping spot in outback Queensland has been missing for more than three weeks.

Sat 20 Jan 2018

Island closing to campers soon

Island closing to campers soon

LADY Musgrave Island will soon be off limits to campers in order to protect local wildlife, the State Government has announced.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

1,119 fines issued for illegal camping and parking

1,119 fines issued for illegal camping and parking

"THERE is no place here for people who think they are entitled to park and camp wherever they like”.

Sun 31 Dec 2017

Go off the grid at West Kunderang Recreational Retreat

Go off the grid at West Kunderang Recreational Retreat

SO, there’s off the grid, then there’s West Kunderang Recreational Retreat where we spent Christmas this year.

Tue 19 Dec 2017

Fraser Island wins best family camping spot

Fraser Island wins best family camping spot

Fraser Island has beaten the likes of Byron Bay, the Blue Mountains and the Grampians to be named the best camping spot in Australia for families.

Why do vanpackers have money for alcohol but not a campsite?

Why do vanpackers have money for alcohol but not a campsite?

LOCALS are furious with the influx of "freeloaders” and say the council should crack down on them.

Mon 4 Dec 2017

Camp in luxury for less than $30 a week

Camp in luxury for less than $30 a week

NEW camping shop in Lismore has plenty of options for the whole family, as well as solo adventurers.

Wed 29 Nov 2017

'Epidemic of hipsters': Carpark campers in firing line

'Epidemic of hipsters': Carpark campers in firing line

NOOSA surfer Andre Marsaus wants transparency from the State Government on how it plans to manage overnight campers at a busy carpark.

Thu 23 Nov 2017

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

BUYING our "instant tent" online meant we didn't have to endure any of those boring demonstrations on how to refold it again.

Thu 16 Nov 2017

Coast star launches All 4 Adventure TV show in America

Coast star launches All 4 Adventure TV show in America

YOU wouldn't believe the crazy adventures this Coast man has, all in a day's work.

Mon 13 Nov 2017

Sheep, cattle and campers

Sheep, cattle and campers

Could this be what a modern farming property looks like?

Fri 10 Nov 2017

PHOTOS: Family's miracle escape as 4WD dangles over cliff

PHOTOS: Family's miracle escape as 4WD dangles over cliff

PARAMEDICS "feared the worst" when they turned up at the scene where a car, with camper trailer attached, almost plummeted off a cliff with a family inside.

Fri 20 Oct 2017

Ballina motorhome company enters industry Hall of Fame

Ballina motorhome company enters industry Hall of Fame

THE manufacturer has gone from strength to strength since opening in 1995, and with a new state-of-the-art factory in Ballina, the future looks bright.

Thu 19 Oct 2017

REVEALED: The best caravan park on the North Coast

REVEALED: The best caravan park on the North Coast

PRESTIGIOUS award for local caravan park that does everything they can to make sure guests "enjoy a positive and memorable holiday experience".

Fri 6 Oct 2017

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

THERE was a strong response to our poll regarding whether or not to fine campers.

Grey nomads sick of being called camping 'free loaders'

Grey nomads sick of being called camping 'free loaders'

"WE DON'T want to stay in caravan parks that charge over $25 ... and then charge more because they think it's peak season".

Thu 5 Oct 2017

'Pay or don't stay': Byron Council's stern warning

'Pay or don't stay': Byron Council's stern warning

THE number of illegal campers in the shire every night is well over 300, and they're causing major problems for authorities.

Sat 9 Sep 2017

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

A Mackay teenager was lucky to escape with superficial burns after he was caught in an explosion at a celebration gone wrong.

Thu 24 Aug 2017

Why these grey-nomads might never visit Yeppoon again

premium_icon Why these grey-nomads might never visit Yeppoon again

Retired travellers say they've never encountered a stricter town

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Pauline slams council's move against farm camp ground

Pauline slams council's move against farm camp ground

QUEENSLAND Senator Pauline Hanson has slammed the Sunshine Coast Council's threat to fine a farmer allowing camping on his property.

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