February 2002

This Month's Online Featured Articles:

18 Tracks to the secret life of wildlife

 

Jim Foster gets down on his knees to show how easy it can be to discover what Australian wildlife gets up to.

 

 

74 Campsite reports

 

Find places to camp in four states – near a city, close to a huge lake, at an inland bush camp and on the mighty Murray River.

 

 

 


GREAT PLACES TO GO

 

6 The sea-runners

In spring and summer Mother Nature tells a group of fish in Tasmania to make a bee-line for the majestic Gordon River.

 

30 Retreat to the Outback

Experience the “real’ Outback in the Red Centre.

 

42 Head for the Adelaide hills

With a groaning stomach and a determination to find the best, Stephanie Jackson takes us on a grub crawl through the beautiful Adelaide Hills.

 

74 Campsite reports

Find places to camp in four states – near a city, close to a huge lake, at an inland bush camp and on the mighty Murray River.

 

JUST FOR READERS

 

50 My Outback Experience

This month we have a fantastic prize from Snowgum for a reader who swapped beaches for sand dunes and dust.

 

CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

 

36 New pop-top for the family

Colin Tobin has launched the Canterbury range of caravans and they are perfect for the whole family.

 

60 High rollin’ comfort

This is not just a bus, it’s a bus with the lot.

 

GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

 

10 Walkabout

Events to jot down, gadgets to keep you on your toes and some good gear to pack for your next trip.

 

CAMPERS’ TALES

 

18 Tracks to the secret life of wildlife

Jim Foster gets down on his knees to show how easy it can be to discover what Australian wildlife gets up to.

 

29 Leaning towers

Be tempted by this special part of Australia.

 

34 Bush steppes

This is an unusual collection of Australiana sculptures.

 

48 Is this the world’s smallest bar?

Three can be a crowd at this pub.

 

52 Budget holidays

There are many ways to save some money when travelling around, says Bill Revill.

 

58 Coastal walk

Greg Powell is determined to explore a large part of the New South Wales coast by foot.

 

62 Campfire cooking

Dick Eussen shares his ideas on serving up fresh fish.

 

GETAWAY VEHICLE

 

70 The X-factor

Nissan tries for the small 4WD market with its X-Trail.

 

CATCH A FEED

 

66 Fun facts on fish

All those tricky, fishy questions get answered in a new book by Dr Julian Pepperell.

 

REGULAR FEATURES

 

24 Readers’ letters

Find out about toponyms and onomastics.

 

40 Win reclining armchairs

We have two pairs of camp chairs to give away.

 

80 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your Australiana knowledge with our quiz.