September 2002

This Month's Online Featured Articles:

Seals by sea

"This tour is a great way to see fur seals in their natural habitat along Victoria's Great Ocean Road...."

Campsite Review - Cape Hillsborough Nature Resort, Queensland

"Cape Hillsborough Nature Resort fronts the beautiful Casuarina Bay, a magnificent wide stretch of beach..."


September 2002 - Table of contents


GREAT PLACES TO GO

6 Magic mountain

Tasmania's Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake are famous for their beauty - in all seasons.

42 Paradise in the Pilbara

WA has a palm-lined oasis hidden in its arid Pilbara region.

42 Campsite reports

Our campsite reporters this month have found good campsites in South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland.

 

CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

36 Good things in a small package

Driftaway's Little Robin Mini is an ideal caravan to tow behind a small vehicle. And it's affordable, as well.

62 Luxury cruiser

A Denning coach has been converted to a virtual palace on wheels.

 

GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

Find out about the new, free car fares across Bass Strait to Tasmania, a scooter that can help you get around, where to see whales in the coming months, a new map, some new boots and lots more.

 

CAMPERSí TALES

20 Heritage pub shout

Some of our famous country pubs are getting a shout from the Government to help keep their doors open and the beer flowing.

32 Thong lines

Alf Wilson talks to a man with an unusual passion - he collects thongs, thousands of them.

34 For rail buffs

Take a journey on Queensland's unique Gulflander train.

52 Furry sea critters

This tour is a great way to see fur seals in their natural habitat along Victoria's Great Ocean Road.

56 Trek to history

Join Melanie Ball in an easy trek near the Overland Corner Inn in South Australia, an old staging post on the stock route to Adelaide.

64 Campfire cooking

When it's cold and blustery outside it's time to create some hearty soups to warm the cockles of the heart.

 

JUST FOR READERS

50 My Outback Experience

A reader heads Back 'o Bourke to win a warm, windproof jacket from Snowgum in our special reader's competition.

 

GETAWAY VEHICLE

72 Diesel power

The new breed of diesel engines just keep getting better and Mitsubishi's Di-D Pajero is a prime example.

 

CATCH A FEED

68 Curse of the high seas

Sea sickness effects many people so Paul B. Kidd offers some tips to help settle the stomach.

 

REGULAR FEATURES

29 Readersí letters

New Zealand visitors praise our Sunshine State.

34 Win a power pack

We have an Auto Charger emergency power pack to give away.

59 On The Road country store

For your camping needs.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your family's Australiana trivia knowledge.