Breaking Down Australia’s Top Outdoor Swimming Spots

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Australia’s Top Outdoor Swimming Spots Revealed Australia has swimming spots in almost every corner. From New South Wales to the Northern Territory and Tasmania, you’ll be able to enjoy great waters regardless of where you live or planning to travel to. Here’s our take on the best swimming spots Australia has to offer, in no…

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Deep Cycle Battery Anyone?

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Have you seen the new range of Deep Cycle Batteries in the Bunyip’s Shop? The new stock includes: 75 Ah (amp hours) 120 Ah 130 Ah 135 Ah and 145 Ah When you’re doing off the grid camping a deep cycle battery is a must. If you don’t know what a deep cycle batter is…

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A Traveller’s Guide to Camping Solo

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Australia is known for things like superb rugby, kangaroos, and of course, the great outback. So it’s not a surprise that camping is such a popular pastime. What’s more, going on a solo adventure gives you the freedom to fully take in your surroundings and appreciate what Mother Nature has to offer. That said, many…

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7 Hot Christmas Presents for the Camper in Your Life

It’s that time of year again! …and for 5 lucky campers here is a discount code First5 but more about that later…. Those really organised Christmas shoppers have already got their shopping done and wrapped and ready to go under the tree! But for the rest of us mere mortals it’s time to start getting the…

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Winter Camping Get the Good Gear

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Lets face it, there are fewer people trying to crowd your favourite camp spot and the air never feels as fresh, clean and clear as it does on a crisp, winter morning. The smells and sites of a winter morning in the bush, or at the beach or wherever you choose to camp, seem to…

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Like the idea of camping more than actually doing it?

If your idea of camping is carrying your bags into the room, then Glamping is probably more your style. Get the best of both worlds – proper beds, the sounds and smells of the outdoors, campfires, BBQs, the sound of the breeze, birds and native animals in the trees (nature’s air conditioning), stars that can…

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6 things to look for when buying a Portable Fire Pit

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Ok so it’s not an essential … or is it? If you camp in Caravan parks and larger commercial campgrounds the firepit is likely to be a permanent one provided by the camp park owner. However, if you like the more rustic “away from it all” type camping you’ll want a fire pit. So what…

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What’s Camping without a Camping Coffee Machine?

There’s nothing better than waking up to the sound of birds and possibly deer, cows or some other animal life you don’t normally hear in suburbia but then you realise … instant coffee for breakfast… bugger…the morning was almost perfect. Well, the Bunyip’s found the perfect solution to this camping dilemma. An espresso machine that uses real coffee, no…

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What’s New & Funky in the Gifts department ?

TITANIUM ! In the shape of super handy and tough and hot looking keyrings. What’s the big deal ? Titanium !! that’s the big deal ! Grade 5 titanium ! That means it’s corrosive resistant and strong as some steels. This is the metal they use in planes because it’s light weight and strong. It…

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Are You Taking Dad Camping ?

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North Stradbroke Island Who doesn’t love Straddie ? Such an iconic area of the Australian Queensland coast. In under 2 hours from Brisbane, including the beautiful 1 hour ferry ride, you’ll find yourself on the island. There is plenty to do for the entire family especially for Dad: 4WDing, beach fishing, surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving,…

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3 Ways to Waterproof your Tent

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Here are 3 different ways these camping experts recommend to waterproof a tent or tarp. (1) There is the store-bought waterproofing or solar proofing option. There are a variety of different brands on the market in Australia ranging in price from about $10 to $40. From this video it  looks pretty easy however it doesn’t…

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