Camping

Tue 6 Oct 2020

Weekend boom brings campsite back from brink

Premium Content Weekend boom brings campsite back from brink

‘Phenomenal’: Unprecedented tourist influx gives camping hotspot boost in lead-up to quiet spell.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

R U OK? Why camping can help with health and wellbeing

Premium Content R U OK? Why camping can help with health and wellbeing

REPORT: Campers significantly less stressed, bored, lonely and frustrated than non-campers.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

‘You dig a hole’: Squatters turn beaches into dump

Premium Content ‘You dig a hole’: Squatters turn beaches into dump

Years of buck-passing over illegal campers and their questionable toilet habits have forced frustration to boiling point at beaches north of Palm Cove.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Boy's terrifying camping text

Boy's terrifying camping text

When Paige opened her phone she was expecting photos of campfires and pristine wilderness. Instead it signalled the beginning of a 30 hour nightmare.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Anger as Straddie campsites empty over holidays

Premium Content Anger as Straddie campsites empty over holidays

Tourist-starved businesses on North Stradbroke Island are up in arms after the two-week school holiday period in which the island’s five main caravan parks remained...

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Govt warns campers after 4WDs turned away

Premium Content Govt warns campers after 4WDs turned away

Many campers without the right paperwork were sent home over the weekend as they travelled up the beach towards Rainbow

Fri 3 Jul 2020

$650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

Premium Content $650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

“Don’t even park in the driveway. I’ll send them down. I don’t want to see you”

Sun 14 Jun 2020

Camp bookings open but some beauty spots ’too dangerous’

Premium Content Camp bookings open but some beauty spots ’too dangerous’

We can book most campsites in national parks up to 12 months in advance to support tourism and regional jobs as part of Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Queenslanders can book campsites from today

Premium Content Queenslanders can book campsites from today

Campers have been urged to book ahead to ensure they have the necessary permits ahead of travelling.

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Camping grounds beside dams to reopen

Premium Content Camping grounds beside dams to reopen

QUEENSLANDERS will be able to dust off their tents or hook up the caravan or camper trailer as camping grounds beside state-owned dams re-open.

Mon 20 Apr 2020

Odd clues left at missing pair’s campsite

Odd clues left at missing pair’s campsite

More than a month after two Victorians disappeared from their remote campsite, police hope certain clues could lead them somewhere.

Sat 11 Apr 2020

Die-hard campers’ amazing backyard set-up

Premium Content Die-hard campers’ amazing backyard set-up

When travel at Easter is banned and you’re diehard campers like this Gold Coast family – why not set up a tent in your backyard.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

$99 Aldi ‘stampede’ sale item returns

$99 Aldi ‘stampede’ sale item returns

Get your wallets ready because one of the most popular Aldi Special Buys items is about to drop. This product previously sold out in five minutes.

Thu 30 Jan 2020

Family killed in camping accident pictured

Family killed in camping accident pictured

A family holiday turned to tragedy when Nigel Warman and his youngest son Liam died in a freak camping accident with their dog Ava.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Father, son dead in camping incident

Father, son dead in camping incident

A dad and his young son have tragically been killed in a camping incident on a picturesque WA beach, with the mum also rushed to hospital.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Men used inflatable raft in retrieval effort gone wrong

Premium Content Men used inflatable raft in retrieval effort gone wrong

TWO island campers who woke early Tuesday morning to see their anchored vessel drifting away used an inflatable raft in a retrieval effort gone wrong.

Sat 4 Jan 2020

At $65k, this is the ultimate glamping

Premium Content At $65k, this is the ultimate glamping

Why leave the comforts of home behind when you can take them with you? These are the families who take camping very seriously.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Development application lodged for popular Baffle campground

Premium Content Development application lodged for popular Baffle campground

A BAFFLE Creek campground popular with fishers and families is destined to attract more happy campers.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Loving father’s final moments before tragic fall

Premium Content Loving father’s final moments before tragic fall

The name of a Queensland father who went on a camping holiday but never returned after tragedy struck has been released.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Spoiled teenager cries over sleeping in a tent

Spoiled teenager cries over sleeping in a tent

A Rich Kids teen who normally goes on luxurious holidays to the Maldives has broken down in tears after going on a budget camping trip.

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