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Caravan & Camping Term Glossary

caravan and camping term glossary

Recreational vehicles built and sold in Australia are classified into several categories. Here is a helpful glossary summarizing the key differences of each RV type to give you a bit of background information. While we’ve done our best to summarise the main types out there, when it comes to RVs, the world is your oyster,


A Place To Just Be: Gippsland

a place to just be

The Gippsland region stretches from Melbourne’s eastern outskirts all the way to the state border with New South Wales in Victoria’s far east. Renowned for the natural beauty of its lush rolling hills, mountain ranges, valleys and pristine beaches, it’s an ideal place to explore on the road. Hitch up the caravan, or jump in the driver’s


The Gramping Experience

gramping experience

Gramping is the name given to multi-generational camping – usually three generations. It gives extended families the opportunity to reconnect and have shared experiences away from the stresses, challenges, and routines of everyday life. It’s also a whole lot of fun, but don’t take our word for it! Jill Hubbard and her husband John have


Grey Nomads Take Heed – You're Not Immune

Are you a grey nomad? You could be putting your health at risk. Or you may be perfectly fine – it all depends on how well you plan, prepare and educate yourself on your health and the medications you need while travelling around the country. With summer just about to start, October is the time


Holiday In Queensland With QTopo Online Map

Summer camping is a pastime with a high degree of popularity that never seems to diminish. Now, with national parks more accessible to families and tourists than ever (there are 306 alone in Queensland!), it’s a good time to check out QTopo, an online topographic map that allows anyone to create a custom purpose map


Choose an Award-winning Caravan Park these Holidays

Looking for an award-winning caravan park these holidays? Over the past four weeks, Australia’s state tourism bodies announced their annual awards and 15 caravan and holiday parks have been recognised national wide. Caravan Industry Association of Australia CEO Stuart Lamont congratulates the parks that won recognition this year, saying caravan holiday parks are consistently improving their


Holiday Makers Urged to Take Caravan Safety Seriously

Holidaymakers are being urged to take caravan safety seriously over Christmas.  Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Jack Dempsey said that with school holidays here, caravanners should take some simple steps before setting off on vacation. “Plans for your caravan trip shouldn’t only include where you are going and the type of food to take.


Summer Camping Spots Are Filling Up Fast

With Christmas fast approaching and campsites filling up faster than ever, Queenslanders are being encouraged to book their sites now and take advantage of national parks, which are becoming increasingly accessible. Minister for National Parks Mr Steve Dickson said camping was an enjoyable and affordable way to enjoy Queensland’s natural beauty. “Queensland has a variety


Caravan Industry Launches Accreditation Key

Consumers looking to buy a new caravan or recreational vehicle can be guaranteed they will receive the highest quality standards and practices with the launch of the Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s  new symbol of accreditation and compliance  – the Accreditation Key. The Accreditation Key is the single visual identity of those businesses with the


Glamping or Gramping – Holiday parks offer it all

The days are getting longer, the temperature is reaching higher, and the silly season is just about upon us. This means holiday time! No matter what sort of holiday you’re looking for, there’s a caravan and holiday park in Australia perfectly suited to hosting your dream vacation, writes Callie Henderson from the CRVA. GRAMPING GRANDLY