December 2007 - Table of contents


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

Including:

GREAT PLACES TO GO

Beautiful beaches - On the mid-north coast of New South Wales, Port Macquarie is an excellent place for a seaside escape.
The Painted Desert - Colin Kerr takes us to see the surreal outback landscape of this special part of South Australia.

CAMPSITE REPORTS

Our campsite reporters have travelled to three states and a territory this issue, to find some of the best and most interesting places to camp.

This month, we look at places to camp in:
  • Theresa Dam Campsite, near Clermont, central Queensland About 370km north-west of Rockhamptons.
  • Lorella Springs Wilderness Park near the Savannah Way, Northern Territory Between Roper Bar and Borroloola.
  • Eastern Beach Tourist Park, Lakes Entrance, Victoria About 34km from Bairnsdale.
  • Mittagong Caravan Park, Mittagong, New South Wales About 100km south-west of Sydney.

    GOOD GEAR & GADGETS

    New maps, new books and new gadgets – there’s lots of good stuff in Walkabout this month.

    CAMPERS’ TALES

  • Rattling around the Gulf - The famous Gulflander train is ready to take travellers on a rattling good ride through the Gulf Savannah landscape.
  • Relax at Lane Poole - Whether you’re into relaxing or recharging, the riverside camping at Lane Poole Reserve is as good as it gets.
  • Drive across the Nullarbor - Our own Nullarbor Plain will soon be home to the world’s longest golf course.
  • Noah’s Ark of Tasmania - Maria Island is rich in wildlife, full of history and blessed by magnificent scenery.
  • Beautiful Benarkiin - This state forest is just right for a weekend away – or for a mid-week break.
  • Gumnut babies - May Gibbs created a fantasy world for children that is just as popular today as it was 90 years ago.
  • Campfire cooking - Add a touch of Italy to your campfire meals with these easy bruschetta recipes.

    JUST FOR READERS

  • My Favourite Place
    A love of desert landscapes has won for a reader an Eagle Creek prize pack from Snowgum.

    GETAWAY VEHICLE

  • Australia’s new favourite off-roader
    The 200-Series continues the LandCruiser legend with more luxury, technology and ability.

    CATCH A FEED

  • Flathead fishing
    The humble flathead is one of our best eating fish and it’s not too hard to catch, says Paul B. Kidd.

    Readers’ letters

  • A reader sings the praises of their Trailblazer slide-on rig.

    .....And the Aussie Cross Quiz.

    WIN!

    A Shell Rain-X pack
    We have five of these prize packs to give away.


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