Camping at Friendly Beaches
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After Bicheno we travelled down the east coast of Tasmania to Freycinet National Park.  We made it down the dirt road with our caravan and we were greeted with this lovely view of the ocean.  There aren’t a lot of spaces in this campground that would suit a large van, we were lucky to get there when we did.  Camping here was free with a national parks pass and a ranger came around at one point to check that we … Read More

Mountain Stream Fishery & Free Camping in Scottsdale, Tasmania
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Sometimes my kids get along beautifully and I find them doing things like this.  Playing peacefully and joyfully together.  Other times, not so much. We stayed in this free camp in Scottsdale.  There was a small lake on one side and a busy highway on the other.  We were constantly chasing TurboBug since he loved pushing his pram up and down the road in the camp.  He loved this spot because of all the big trucks that drove by on … Read More

Fishing in the Macquarie River, Tasmania
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This is officially my favourite river in Tasmania, because it is here that I saw my first platypus in the wild!  In Longford we stayed at the Longford Riverside Caravan Park which is right on the banks of the Macquarie River and was right next to the caravan park we stayed in.   We were allowed to fish in this river, so the kids all had a go! The bank was steep and I was thankful for these rocks that prevented … Read More