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Fraser Island Adventure – Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of our Fraser island trip is where our adventure really starts to fire! We visit the Champagne Pools – Eli Creek – Wathumba Creek, and we had the opportunity to witness one of Fraser Island’s spectacular sunsets (crystal clear skies all round!). You’re about to see why Fraser Island is my favourite place…

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earth rise

Why is this considered – most amazing picture ever taken. The man that took this image was Bill Anders. He was on board the space craft, ‘Apollo 8’ –  back in 1968. Bill took what is considered, possibly the most important photograph of all time…..  ‘Earth Rise!’ When they returned home from the voyage –…

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Fraser Adventure July 2017 Part 1

Fraser Island, home of K’gari National Park – one of the worlds most spectacular natural paradises & our favourite place to get away on an adventure for The Camping Guru family. This is part one “Arriving on Fraser island”, of a three part series. If this doesn’t get you excited to pack the 4WD with…

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G’day Happy Campers

Oh-boy how quickly the world changes. As you would be aware we were in the process of selling CCA (Camping Country Australia Pty Ltd). We thank all those people who made offers to purchase CCA or to establish partnerships with us. We would also like to acknowledge our suppliers and our landlord for their support…

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Cooking with your Camp Oven

Who loves a winter camp oven roast when outdoors? I don’t know about you, but it warms my belly just thinking about it! It’s the whole experience that I love, you know…. stoking the fire – creating some red hot coals – preparing the meat and pre-heating the camp oven ready to cook for the troops…

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Camping at Inskip Point

The last time we camped at Inskip Point was around Easter 2015. It was our first time camping with another family who we didn’t really know too well – both families were brought together via our young girls who had become friends at school (I can picture many of you nodding your head and smiling having…

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Visiting the Largest Sand Island in the World

(written by Jarrod Camping Guru May 2017) We have just returned from a Fraser Island family getaway, and…. “WOW!” You can see why it’s known as Gods Country. Now for those of you who read our newsletters from afar and have never seen or heard of this magic natural phenomenon, Kerri and I thought we would share…

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Our sleep cycles when camping

I read an interesting article last week about how scientists have found that our internal sleep body clock changes for the better when we are camping. Rumour has it (rumour meaning… I am clearly not a scientist and just someone who loves camping and all associated camping research and knowledge) that melatonin helps to control our…

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Micro Fibre Camping Towels

Who agrees that a traditional towel is painful to use when camping? “Me too!” They are bulky to store/pack (especially the nice fluffy absorbent fellows…), they hold a lot of water even after you have given it a decent wring out – and they take a long time to dry out. At the end of…

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Ozpig Competition Time

https://youtu.be/Hpu2zzl98mQ I don’t need to tell my loyal readers just how much I love my 'Ozpig!' I love it that much, that every year when the colder weather starts to kick in, we give one of these away here at Camping Country Australia.  Designed by a local family business right here on the Sunshine Coast,...

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