June 2002

Roughly on par

" In my travels around Australia I found some weird and wonderful courses..."

Campsite Review - Peninsula Caravan Park - Queensland

" FOR many people exploring Queensland's far north, the small town of Cooktown is the end of the road and the jumping-off point for the vast wilderness of Cape York Peninsula..."


GREAT PLACES TO GO

6 Mountain Lake

Lake Pedder in Tasmania is a spectacular spot that has produced massive grand-daddy trout.

24 Camp in north Queensland

This collection of bush camp sites in tropical Queensland is bound to warm southern bones.

42 Delights in the desert

It's been called a desert that isn't a desert, and the Little Desert in western Victoria sounds like a fascinating place to visit.

54 A quiet escape

Lemon Tree Passage near Newscastle in New South Wales is a peaceful spot for families and fisherfolk.

76 Campsite reports

Our campsite reporters have found great places to camp in four places this month.

 

CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

36 Pop-up, slide out A'Van

The latest offering from A'Van is a lightweight and affordable unit that is easy to tow and sleeps six people.

56 Rigs on the road

Peter Julian looks at the perfect travelling set-up for two couples.

 

GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

We've got some great gear and gadgets this month, a vest for swimming dogs and some tours to get you out and about.

 

CAMPERSí TALES

20 Golf in the country

These country golf courses have real eagles and real birdies, as well as real goannas and real crabs.

34 Australia's oldest town

Believe it or not, Georgetown in Tasmania is our oldest town.

52 Opals and four-wheel-drives

The South Australian town of Andamooka is set to hold its inaugural Precious Stones 4X4 jamboree.

60 Flocking together

Seagull numbers are increasing and the birds are getting cheekier than ever.

64 Campfire cooking

The folk from Boiling Billy Publications share some campfire cooking skills and a few recipes from their new book.

 

JUST FOR READERS

50 My Outback Experience

Recalling unusual and memorable times has won this reader a warm and windproof jacket from Snowgum.

 

GETAWAY VEHICLE

72 Power at a price

Toby Hagon looks at three performance-inspired four-wheel-drives that are also big on luxury.

 

CATCH A FEED

68 Carp - they love 'em

The English way of fishing can be very much different to how we enjoy the sport in Australia.

 

REGULAR FEATURES

30 Readersí letters

There's a lesson to be learnt from a reader's story this month.

48 Win a monitor for trailer lights

We have 12 trailer light safety systems from Trailer Vision to give away.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your trivia knowledge with our Australiana crossword.