September 2003

This Month's Online Featured Articles:

High country camping

"Head for the hills for a big dose of fresh air and some perfect Victorian camping ..."

Campsite Review - Chambers Pillar Campsite - Nothern Territory

"On the edge of the Simpson Desert, south of Alice Springs, Chambers pillar is one of the more striking of Central Australia's landscape features..."


September 2003 - Table of contents


GREAT PLACES TO GO

6 God's own country

Queensland's Mt Moffat is an off-the-beaten-track conservation area where you can escape the crowds.

22 Camping in the High Country

The Victorian High country is a great place to get a big dose of fresh air while camping and relaxing in a beautiful setting.

42 Dolphins and whales at Port Stephens

Nature lovers will love this blue water paradise in New South Wales for much more than just fishing, swimming and boating.

 

74 Campsite reports

We're off to camp near a Northern Territory landmark this month, as well as by the beach in Queensland, a rock climbers' delight in Victoria and a park surrounded by gardens near the "capital" of the New England region in NSW.

 

CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

36 The Ricketts' Freedom

A few customisations to a Jayco Freedom caravan have made a perfect home-away-from-home for a happy couple.

 

GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

There are some great books to browse in Walkabout this month, as well as an airbed for two, details of a Spirit for Sydney and equipment for outdoor-loving people.

 

CAMPERSí TALES

20 The delights of Yorke

SA's Yorke Peninsula has a smattering of small, interesting towns that will keep you roaming for days.

27 Sculptures in the desert

On the Oodnadatta Track, travellers can find a collection of weird and wonderful sculptures.

34 Crystals for all

Find dome gemstone fun at Tingha in New South Wales. It's cheap to do, it;s fun to do and it's so simple, even the grown-ups can do it!

40 Face of Australia

The spotlight is on a sensational spot in Victoria ≠ McKenzie Falls.

53 Red dunes, blue sea

Colin Kerr shows us the blood red cliffs at James Price Point, WA, where the red dune sands melt into the white beach sands of the Kimberley.

56 A load of crocs

Dick Eussen has a look at how the image of crocodiles has changed and how overseas visitors have taken these saurians into their hearts.

62 Campfire cooking

Lazy camp cooks can make great camp meals. Here are some ideas on how to eat well and still enjoy more leisure time.

 

JUST FOR READERS

50 My Outback Experience

Father and son leave the television behind to discover the Outback ≠ and win a fantastic prize from Snowgum.

 

GETAWAY VEHICLE

70 Porsche's new power

The new Cayenne will give a LandCruiser or Patrol a high-speed run for its money.

 

CATCH A FEED

66 Great white stories

Paul B. Kidd shares with us a fishing yarn from his upcoming book.

 

REGULAR FEATURES

29 Readersí letters

This month we hear from the other side of the fence about travelling dogs.

21 Win a Ken Duncan Australia Wide DVD

We have five to give away this month.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your knowledge of Australiana with our crossword/quiz.