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We have five
copies of Explore Australia by 4WD: Adventure Treks to give away. Find out how to enter our draw in the April 2005 issue of On The Road.
On The Road is Australia's top monthly magazine for people who enjoy camping, caravanning and touring Australia.
Have a look at our selection of books for travellers, DVDs, maps, back issues, binders
and much more.
April 2005


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GREAT PLACES TO GO
At Kings Park travellers can find a bush haven in the shadow of the Big Smoke.
The Grand High Tops of Warrumbungle National Park, in the central north of New South Wales, is a magnificent landscape with a fiery past.
Low and no cost campsites
Stephanie Jackson takes us on a trip between Scone and Tamworth to find a selection of wonderful campsites that won’t break the bank.

CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES
Driftaway Caravans' Little Robin Mini Mini is a basic van that should interest budget-minded travellers. It's also a caravan that can be towed
with a compact sedan.
VW is teasing us with a revival of the Kombi, which will be a versatile campervan for the whole family.

GOOD GEAR & GADGETS
Walkabout
In Walkabout this month, we have news of big clean up of our beautiful outback being planned for 2006. And we also have details of some exciting celebrations around the country and some new shoes that are ready to hit the trails.
Lance Ross has written a wonderful book about Banjo Paterson’s famous jolly swagman.

CAMPERS’ TALES
At Tyrconnell in Queensland you can try your hand at
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We’re heading off with Colin Kerr next month to one of Australia’s most impressive ranges – the Flinders – where we’ll take a look at wonderful wildflowers, amazing scenery and what there is to do at this must-see destination.  We’ll also be taking a sneak peek at a fabulous old caravan that looks as good as…well… just wait until you see it. And we’ll also gave our
regular dose of the
best campsites to be found in the country, more great places to explore, cooking ideas for the campsite kitchen and much, much more. May On The Road on sale 13 April 2005.
finding some gold, take a spooky tour of a cemetery and relax back in a superb campground.
Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage scored the dream job of travelling around Australia – and getting paid for it!
Even novice campers can enjoy the outdoors in style and comfort - and all have fun in the process.
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This campfire feast is fit for a celebration – even when the birthday boy forgets what day it is.

JUST FOR READERS
His favorite place in all the world has won a reader a practical pair of daypacks from Snowgum
GETAWAY VEHICLE
Land Rover’s all-new Discovery 3 is a capable four-wheel-drive with more than just a touch of luxury.

CATCH A FEED
This month Paul B. Kidd takes a look at some of the mammoth-sized fish that have been caught over the years.
REGULAR FEATURES
Readers’ letters
A reader reminisces about the dunnies they’ve visited over a lifetime of camping.
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