October 2007 - Table of contents


October Edition of On The Road. Camping and caravanning, on sale now!!!

Including:

GREAT PLACES TO GO

The French connection - Keith Hall travels to the Margaret River region of Western Australia for more than just a good red.
Savannah Country - The Gulf’s tropical savannah is a region loved by Grey Nomads for many good reasons.
Mount Alexander Diggings Trail - Take an easy drive in country Victoria and discover the history of the goldfields.

CAMPSITE REPORTS

Our campsite reporters have travelled to Murwillumbah in NSW, Robinvale in Victoria, Burrum Heads in Queensland and to Darlington Point, right on the lazy Murrumbidgee River..

This month, we look at places to camp in:
  • Greenhills Caravan Park, Murwillumbah, NSW, 830km north of Sydney, 30km south of Tweed Heads.
  • Darlington Caravan Park, Darlington Point, NSW, 35km south of Griffith, 117km from Hay.
  • Riverside at Robinvale, Robinvale, Victoria, 480km north-west of Melbourne,83km south-east of Mildura.
  • Hillcrest Holiday Park, Burrum Heads, Queensland, North of Maryborough.

    CARAVANS & MOTORHOMES

  • Push-button campers
    These motorhomes have some great innovations.

    GOOD GEAR & GADGETS

    Find out what colourful things are happening in Outback Queensland, take a look at the new torches from Dolphin and keep your littliest camper warm and comfy in this month’s Walkabout.

    CAMPERS’ TALES

  • Ice Age surprise - Mount Wellington, near Hobart, hasn’t changed much in the past 10,000 years.
  • Paddle your own - Melanie Ball paddles her way across the sea to visit Penguin Island in Western Australia. According to Melanie, it’s easy and fun to explore when you’re in a kayak.
  • Essential items - There are some things that every traveller needs when travelling around. Catherine Lawson shares her own “essential list”.
  • The art of Kurri Kurri - This New South Wales town has been turned into an art gallery by many talented people.
  • Campfire cooking - Susan Hall finds a treasure trove of unusual fruit at Tropical Fruit World in northern New South Wales.

    JUST FOR READERS

  • My Favourite Place
    A favourite family camping ground has won for a reader a great prize pack from Snowgum.

    GETAWAY VEHICLE

  • Soft-road duo
    The Compass and the Patriot four-wheel-drives take Jeep into the small soft-roader market.

    CATCH A FEED

  • Wharf fishing
    Fishing from a wharf or from a pier is one of Australia’s favourite fishing pastimes.

    Readers’ letters

  • A reader warns to be careful when storing digital images.

    .....And the Aussie Cross Quiz.

    THE CHANCE TO WIN!

    plus the chance to win A Savannah Way guide, We have three of these guides to give away.
    Or the chance to win a Brilliant Break peninsula holiday on the Yorke Peninsula to give away...


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