Winter Camping Get the Good Gear

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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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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Are You Taking Dad Camping ?

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

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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The Usual and Unusual ways to use a Thermopot

What is a Thermal Cooker ? It’s a cooking system that traps in the heat long after it’s been taken off the heat ! This means you can continue slow cooking without the use of any additional heat source. It cooks just like an electric slow cooker but without the need for power. How does…

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The Bunyip Gave me a Task !

To search high and low and find the best thermal carry bag to go with his Thermopot. He gave me some criteria to meet: It had to be Australian Made, It had to look good, It had to fit like a glove, It had to be more then just a carry bag It’s taken months…

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How to make Perfect Corned Beef

There are a few different ways to make corned beef in the Bunyip’s Thermopot but this is by far my favourite. Ingredients Corned beef 1.25 litres of dry ginger ale 2 1/2 cups of rice 4 Cups or water. Brown corned beef on all sides in the large saucepan. Add the dry ginger ale. Add…

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