Darwin accommodation review- Ellen and Les

News | 06 Oct

Darwin Free Spirit Resort The first park we parked up into in Darwin, and we already can’t wait to come back! We can not fault this place, our only complaint Read Article

Filming, food and fun with Gemma and Lindsey!

News | 05 Oct

Day 15:  Sunday 30/9/18 Today we went to the free pancake breakfast at BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park and it was delicious.  There were so many different options for toppings Read Article

Batchelor and Litchfield National Park- Ellen and Les

News | 05 Oct

Batchelor Holiday Park We stayed just outside Litchfield National Park at the Batchelor Holiday Park! A spacious park, full of tall trees that cover the whole place in beautiful cool Read Article

Caravan industry featured on Studio 10!

News | 03 Oct

This week we are coming to you live from Alice Springs, where Studio 10 have joined the two lucky families for a series of segments on the Real-Life Classroom initiative! Read Article

Junior explorers become television stars

News | 03 Oct

So, filming has begun! Exciting times and adventures lay ahead as we continue to explore the wonders of Central Australia. We are back at BIG4 MacDonnell Range and we got Read Article

Lindsey and Gemma exploring Standley Chasm!

News | 01 Oct

September 28, 2018 Today we started with a free guided walk to Standley Chasm with our tour guide Kevin.  Kevin told us many new things about how the Aboriginals found Read Article

Cradle Mountain with the Stuart family

News | 01 Oct

We are now at Cradle Mountain- and yes, it is living up to our expectations! We are now at the Cradle Mountain Discovery Park, which is right over the road Read Article

From Bicheno to Launceston with the Stuarts

News | 30 Sep

Day 6: Today we travelled from Bicheno to Launceston! We went straight to Cataract Gorge for look at a local attraction.  There was a fair bit of work being done Read Article

Stuart family: a travelling day

News | 29 Sep

Day four  Today we travelled from Port Arthur to Bicheno- it was a nice drive south to north! We stopped off at Orford and it was amazing to see the ocean Read Article

From Bicheno to St Helens with the Stuart family

News | 29 Sep

Day five: We are now in North East Tasmania, and spent our fifth day travelling from Bicheno to St Helens (Bay of Fires). Today we visited Wineglass Bay in the Freycinet Read Article

Glen Helen, Ormiston Gorge, and Standley Chasm

News | 28 Sep

Day 11:  Wednesday 26/9/18 This morning we all had eggs for breakfast and then Gemma and I played with our new friend.  Using our inflatable rings, we went swimming in Read Article

Stuart family exploring Tasmania

News | 28 Sep

Reconnecting is key The Stuart family are currently enjoying an amazing trip through Tasmania, and making the most of a holiday package won through Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s ‘Reconnecting Read Article

Katherine to Nitmiluk with Ellen and Les

News | 28 Sep

Katherine part 2! We have a few more fun things to share about Katherine, so here is a list of attractions we didn’t get to visit but wish we had… Read Article

What to do in Katherine- Ellen and Les

News | 27 Sep

Katherine Hot Springs Katherine Hot Springs are beautiful in every way, with crystal clear water that stays at around 30 degrees, still pools to soak in and little cascading waterfalls. Read Article

Competition winners enjoying trip around Tasmania!

News | 27 Sep

Reconnecting is key The Stuart family are currently enjoying an amazing trip through Tasmania, and making the most of a holiday package won through Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s ‘Reconnecting Read Article

Katherine Holiday Park with Ellen and Les!

News | 26 Sep

Good old K town! We lived here in Katherine for 2 months at the start of the dry season this year, so we know our way around town pretty well… Read Article

Driving, swimming, learning and exploring!

News | 25 Sep

Day 8:  Sunday 23/9/18 Today we drove from Tennant Creek to Ti Tree Roadhouse travelling a distance of 310.2 kilometres, in a time of 3 hours and 41 minutes. During Read Article

Gemma and Lindsey continue their educational adventure

News | 24 Sep

Day 6: Friday 21/9/18 Today we set off from Gemtree with our motorhome to Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles) where I am writing this journal right now. On our journey we Read Article

Top 10 travelling tunes!

News | 24 Sep

Travelling tunes with Jess and Andy from Round and Round Coffee If you’re anything like us and you hate silence when driving on the open road, or conversation gets boring Read Article

Things to do around Mataranka with Ellen and Les!

News | 24 Sep

Recommendations from our travellers As Ellen and Les continue their journey from Alice Springs to Darwin, they have come across plenty of gems and places to visit! Here are come Read Article

Gemma and Lindsey continue their journey through the Red Centre

News | 21 Sep

Day 3: Tuesday 18/9/18 This morning for breakfast we had muesli cereal, which is what we will be having for most of our breakfast foods.  We then we went to Read Article

Daly Waters to Mataranka with Ellen and Les

News | 20 Sep

Daly Waters One of our favourite pubs in the Territory! We popped into the Historic Daly Waters Pub to request a spot in the caravan park next door and then Read Article

Bradley family begins Real Life Classroom adventure

News | 20 Sep

Junior explorers begin their journey Hi! We are the Bradley family, Ben, Fi, Lyla and Eagle. We have arrived in Alice Springs all the way from country Victoria. Our first Read Article

Community Welcomes RVs- Wollondilly Shire

News | 19 Sep

Look out for the ‘Community Welcomes Recreational Vehicles’ signage on your next trip and rest easy knowing that your destination is equipped to welcome you and your caravan, camper trailer, Read Article

Competition winners ready to reconnect with nature in Tasmania

News | 18 Sep

For David Stuart and his family, caravan and camping trips truly are all about reconnecting. Next Monday David, his wife Clarissa and their children Alexander and Matia will depart for Read Article

Junior explorers begin their trip

News | 18 Sep

The ultimate real life classroom adventure Caravan Industry Association of Australia has come together with Tourism Central Australia, Apollo Motorhomes and Ted’s Cameras to create the Real Life Classroom opportunity Read Article

Travelling Traders – Running a business on the road

News | 18 Sep

Meet our new bloggers, Jess and Andy Some might say we have the best job in Australia. What’s that job you ask? We are part of the emerging trend of Read Article

Alice Springs to Wycliffe Wells with Ellen and Les!

News | 17 Sep

Alice Springs We love Alice Springs and we LOVE being back in the NT!! The folks at Apollo Motorhomes Alice Springs were all so nice and welcomed us to our Read Article

Camping proven to improve mental wellbeing

News | 12 Sep

Talking about mental health and emotional issues isn’t always easy, but it is a conversation that can save lives. September 13 will mark R U OK? Day, the national day Read Article

Meet our next Follow the Sun travellers!

News | 10 Sep

The next leg of the Follow the Sun Relay, sponsored by Dometic and Winnebago, will be undertaken by NT couple Ellen and Les, who will travel from Alice Springs to Read Article

Final days in Alice Springs

News | 10 Sep

On Saturday we enjoyed a sleep in and a day around the campground, including free activities at the town centre where we learned about indigenous weapons and how to use Read Article

Winner takes home prize of a lifetime

News | 07 Sep

Bernard ecstatic to take home Jayco Camper Trailer following ‘Win a Weekender’ promotion   In June Caravan Industry Association of Australia partnered with Jayco, Dometic, Top Parks and NewsCorp to Read Article

An eye-opening journey to Uluru

News | 07 Sep

On Thursday morning we packed up and started our journey out to Uluru.  It was approximately a 5-hour journey which was definitely impacted by the 45kmph winds! The drive out Read Article

Fossicking, feeding birds and happy hour!

News | 05 Sep

We need to be at the front of the park at 8.15am and for once we were on time. Here we collected our fossicking tools, and headed 30km out of Read Article

Caravan and camping trips proven to benefit women’s health

News | 03 Sep

In a week where Australian women are encouraged to focus on their health, research has revealed a variety of important benefits of caravan and camping trips. In today’s modern society, Read Article

From Camooweal to Gemtree with Tina and Kylie

News | 01 Sep

After a short two-hour drive, we arrived in Camooweal and after setting up the motorhome, we promptly went to the bar for a cold beverage while the girls enjoyed a Read Article

From Julia Creek to Camooweal

News | 28 Aug

Happy hour, fossil centre, and Artesian baths under the stars The trip was approximately 5 hours (including our detour) but we made it in time for the daily happy hour Read Article

Meet our real-life classroom winners

News | 28 Aug

Junior explorers setting off on the ultimate educational adventure We were absolutely overwhelmed by all the fantastic entries we received for the 2018 Real Life Classroom. There was a huge Read Article

From Winton to Julia Creek with Tina and Kylie

News | 27 Aug

Dinosaurs, Waltzing Matilda and Crocodile Dundee It’s been a few days since you have heard from us… this time not due to lack of preparation, but due to being busy! Read Article

Community Welcomes RV’s – Charters Towers (Queensland)

News | 22 Aug

Look out for the ‘Community Welcomes Recreational Vehicles’ signage on your next trip and rest easy knowing that your destination is equipped to welcome you and your caravan, camper trailer, Read Article

Relaxing and unwinding

News | 21 Aug

It was time to end our stay at Allen Terry Tourist Park, which has fantastic amenities, well equipped camp kitchen, nice fire pit and best of all a short stroll Read Article

Caravan and Camping with John Williamson

News | 17 Aug

Caravan Industry Association of Australia is pleased to present the first in our new video series; ‘Caravan and camping with the stars’. We’ll be sitting down with well-known Australians as Read Article

From Charters Towers to Hughenden with Tina and Kylie

News | 16 Aug

It’s been a few days since you have heard from us, and no we are not lost, we have just dropped off the grid- not intentionally, but due to lack Read Article

Tina and Kylie in Townsville!

News | 12 Aug

Sadly our time in Cairns came to an end on Saturday and it was time to travel to Townsville. We had a quick stop in Cardwell for lunch and the Read Article

Tina, Kylie and the kids hit the road!

News | 10 Aug

Tina and Kylie begin their adventure So here we are on our “excellent adventure”. No this is not Bill and Ted, it is Kylie and Tina and our four children; Read Article

From Mission Beach to Cairns with Wes

News | 09 Aug

Wesley’s Follow the Sun journey continues At the end of June, Wes was officially handed the keys to the Follow the Sun Relay motorhome by Annette Sym, our relay starter. Read Article

From Bowen to Mission Beach with Wes

News | 07 Aug

Wesley’s Follow the Sun journey continues At the end of June, Wes was officially handed the keys to the Follow the Sun Relay motorhome by Annette Sym, our relay starter. Read Article

Cruising the Great Barrier Reef with Wes

News | 02 Aug

Wesley’s Follow the Sun journey continues At the end of June, Wes was officially handed the keys to the Follow the Sun Relay motorhome by Annette Sym, our relay starter. Read Article

Sun sets on family adventure

News | 30 Jul

Meet our new blogger Our new ‘A Family Adventure’ series is created with the help of contributions by Kath McCann. Kath, her husband and two children are embarking on a Read Article

Meeting new people in new places

News | 27 Jul

Meet our new blogger Our new ‘A Family Adventure’ series is created with the help of contributions by Kath McCann. Kath, her husband and two children are embarking on a Read Article