August 2002

This Month's Online Featured Articles:

BLASTED!

"...Wolfe Creek Crater, on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, is evidence of a visitor from outer space ..."

Campsite Review - Cleaverville Beach Campsite, WA

"...this camp appeals to families looking for a get-away and to people taking a stop off on a round Australia adventure, retirees with caravans and campervans find it to be an affordable and warm refuge during the winter months..."


August 2002 - Table of contents


GREAT PLACES TO GO

6 Bush duffer tracks

Follow Captain Starlight's track - the Strzelecki Track, that is.

36 Sun, sand and surfing kangaroos

We find out why so many southerners migrate in winter to tropical destinations like Mackay in Queensland.

70 Visitor from space

Wolfe Creek meteorite crater is a massive blast from the past.

 

SPECIAL LIFT-OUT!

43 Campsite reports - Campsites for friends and families

Plan your next camping get-away with our 16-page guide to some of the best camping spots around.

 

CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

30 Sensible comfort with a new Windsor

Windsor's new Streamline has 36 layouts to choose from.

66 Holiday for hire

We have a look at what you get in a hire campervan.

 

GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

See a special teddy bear, find out about a new postal service and don a smart hat in Walkabout this month.

 30 Little Bourke Street

Find a fantastic mix of outdoor stores in this Melbourne Street.

CAMPERSí TALES

29 Face of Australia

Discover the beauty of our country.

59 Bird talk

This museum has an impressive collection of Australian birds.

62 From the depths

Low water levels reveal the remnants of a small community.

76 Sign time

Have a laugh with these roadside signs.

80 Campfire cooking

Prue Kerr shares some ideas on camp cooking - the secret is on supermarket shelves.

92 Penal history

Tasmania's Isle of the Dead is a convict burial site.

95 Outback manners

Remote location travellers must be flexible and sensible.

 

JUST FOR READERS

60 My Outback Experience

A reader's story about a marvel of nature has won her a warm and snuggly jacket from Snowgum.

 

GETAWAY VEHICLE

88 78-Series turbo

A turbo-diesel option adds practicality to Toyota's workhorse.

 

CATCH A FEED

68 The plight of the grey nurse

This harmless and docile shark needs help to survive.

 

REGULAR FEATURES

24 Readersí letters

Our readers tell of holidays and adventures.

18 Win a travel guide for the east coast

We have 12 of these information-packed books to give away.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your trivia knowledge with our Australiana crossword.