On The Road - June 2001

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Index for June 2001


GREAT PLACES TO GO

6 Dream island

King Island is a friendly and beautiful part of Australia that offers a different type of escape.

42 Coastal haven

Central Yuraygir National Park in New South Wales has plenty of easy bush camping and lots to see and do.

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76 Campsite reports

We’ve some more great places to camp, this month in South Australia, remote Queensland, Outback New South Wales and the Red Centre of Australia.

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CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

36 Sunliner’s elegant motorhome

Built on a Ford Transit cab-chassis, Sunliner’s Eurotrans has plenty of smart features.

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50 Bliss in Roma’s Augusta

There’s room for two to share the domestic chores in Roma’s latest 18ft caravan.


GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

We have some wonderful new products this month, including a system to recieve television in the bush and a handy vacuum cleaner to make clean-up time more efficient.


AROUND AUSTRALIA

20 The Big Trip on a budget

Sue Neales gives us some sound advice on how much our dream trip is going to cost, and some tips on how to budget for that time away.


CAMPERS’ TALES

40 Loosely talking

Ald Wilson finds that there are some weirdly-named conveniences in the bush.

 56 Through the lens of Meg Lees

Politician Meg Lees is a keen photographer, and chats with Peter Julian about her love for the outdoors.

60 Dune beauty

Melanie Ball shows us a world of white sand that is several kilometres inland.

64 Campfire cooking

Join Prue Kerr around the campfire to make some easy and filling meals to satisfy your hungry crew.


JUST FOR READERS

54 My 2001 Experience

Readers share their on the road experiences for a chance to win an Outdoor Pack worth more than $500 from Shakespeare Australia.


GETAWAY VEHICLE

70 Luxury five

Toby Hagon takes on the hard job of exploring the luxury end of the four-wheel-drive market.


CATCH A FEED

68 The end of drift netting

Captain Paul Watson is a hero of ocean conservationists.


REGULAR FEATURES

32 Readers’ letters

A reader finds that Holden’s Jackaroo is the perfect vehicle to travel around Australia.

48 Win a Snail for your back

We have two Snail backpack-tent combos to give away.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your trivia knowledge with our Australiana crossword.