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Tent Buying Guide

A tent is the most important piece of camping equipment you will ever pack for your adventure. Whether hiking in the mountains, a weekend at a Big4, 4WDing on Fraser Island or taking the family to a bush campground, you will need a good tent to bunker down in if the weather turns. A good tent will protect you from the weather, insects and even wild animals. It can also be used to protect your f...

Campfire Stuff

Sleeping bags come in 3 basic shapes – mummy , semi rectangular and rectangular , either hooded or unhooded. The reason for the narrower leg to feet area is they warm up faster. They also take up ...

Selecting the right sleeping bag for YOU!

emperature Ratings Even in the summer, nights can get cold, especially in the mountains. Make sure your sleeping bag is made for the correct night temperature. A sleeping bag with a rating of 5 deg...

Lots of things to do at Wivenhoe Dam, SE Qld

I spent a few days of the holidays in the beautiful Brisbane Valley and took the opportunity to revisit Wivenhoe Dam. They call it Lake Wivenhoe these days. I’m not sure what the difference is betwe...

35 Tips to keep ice longer in your esky, icebox, cooler or chilly bin when camping

A good icebox will last more than twice as long as an esky . From experience: freeze ice cream containers full of water to make block ice. You can also bust up a some block ice to go on top. ...

4 reasons why using a tarp underneath your tent is essential.

For most people your tent is the most expensive, and usually the most important piece of camping equipment they own. For good reason too, a well designed tent will help you keep warm but dry in wint...

6 Tips for Choosing a Good Campsite

Permission - Before you set up camp anywhere, ensure you are allowed to. Best to do this before you leave home. Phone ahead and book in. Obtain relevant permits if this is relevant. Check what the...

10 Tips on how to care for your new tent.

So you've just bought your brand new tent! Congratulations! The purchase of a new tent is often one filled with much consideration, and sometimes deliberation! Now, you need to make sur...