On The Road - November 2001

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Index for November 2001


GREAT PLACES TO GO

6 Tasmanian forests

The South Arthur Forests are just as beautiful and interesting as some of Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed national parks.

18 Camping fun at The Prom

Wilson’s Promontory in Victoria has lots of camping opportunities and the chance to see some wildlife up close.

30 Fly for a holiday

Pat Hayes makes the most of a short break by covering the distance to WA by plane and tacking onto a tag-along tour.

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76 Campsite reports

On The Road reporters check out an Outback park in NSW, a couple of parks near beautiful beaches and somewhere to stay in the hills north of Brisbane.

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CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

36 Hi-tech simplicity in a Tvan

Track Trailer’s Tvan is a capable and comfortable camper trailer that is well suited to travelling off the bitumen.


GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

Grab a new billy from the Cesco range or consider a pet for your pet. We’ve also got some good gadgets for caravanners, some great gear for campers and list the lucky winners in our August 2001 binocular giveaway.


CAMPERS’ TALES

42 Street-wise art

Walk the streets of three Australian towns to see the artistry that adorns these open-air galleries.

48 Million-star accommodation

There is a Hilton in the Outback of Queensland – honestly!

52 To the bat cave

The Naracoorte Conservation Park in SA is home to 400,000 bent-wing bats, and television cameras relay the life of these insect-eating animals to visitors and scientists.

56 Hungerford re-visited

As a young bloke Jim Foster worked at Currawinya Station. Jim returns 37 years later during a 7000km trip with a new caravan in tow to see just how much the area has changed.

64 Campfire cooking

Alf Wilson is a bit of a bush-bloke, and this month he shares with us some of his favorite bush meals.


JUST FOR READERS

50 My 2001 Experience

Our winner this month celebrates a journey of a lifetime in verse to win a $500 Outdoor Pack from Shakespeare Australia.


GETAWAY VEHICLE

72 Holden is a better tow vehicle

The Commodore VX Series 2 is now more pleasant to drive and more suited to towing according to Toby Hagon.


CATCH A FEED

68 Pets that go fishing

Swim, save or steal – some pets take an active interest in fishing and the rewards that can arise.


REGULAR FEATURES

27 Readers’ letters

Visitor access to the old Derby Leprosarium has changed.

48 Win a touring video

Take a trip down the Great Ocean Road with the latest video from Cine News. We have 10 of these videos to give away.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz