May 2002

Just Cruising

" The Winnebago Leisure Seeker is an easy-to-drive motorhome in which a family or a couple can explore Australia in comfort and style..."

Campsite Review - Nelligen Holiday Park NSW

" Nelligen Holiday Park is a dream location for boating enthusiasts..."


GREAT PLACES TO GO

6 Upper Murray Walks

Use foot-power to explore three state and national parks in the upper regions of the mighty Murray River.

30 Bundaberg explorer

A easy drive-loop leads to the best of the Burnett hinterland near Bundaberg in Queensland.

42 Sand dunes and gibbers

Take a drive along the famous Birdsville Track.

60 Loop in the Centre

Try the alternative route from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory - the Mereenie Loop.

76 Campsite reports

Enjoy the sound of the surf, an inland river, a place of wildlife and a boater's dream in our campsite reports this month.

 

CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

36 Jayco's Heritage

The new Jayco range of Heritage caravans and pop-tops brings with it a range of practical features.

55 Cruising with Winnebago

Patick Hayes escaped from the On The Road office to take Winnebago's Leisure Seeker motorhome for a ride.

 

GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

Check out a handy hammock from the US, some great products for travellers and a book that every camper will love.

50 Top gear for touring

We've got a collection of gear to make the touring life more enjoyable - and a bit of fun.

 

CAMPERSí TALES

20 Travel with a small car

Stephanie Jackson shows us how a small vehcile can be perfect for getting out and enjoying the country.

25 Who killed the butterfly

Try a Tasmanian murder mystery in the bush.

26 Tradition lives on

Experience was the winner at this traditional contest

29 Luxury in the bush

A massive upgrade transforms an outback caravan park.

64 Campfire cooking

Canned food is convenient, long lasting and very tasty, so it's no wonder it is a favorite food for travellers.

 

JUST FOR READERS

48 My Outback Experience

A dream trip has won a reader a great jacket from Snowgum.

 

GETAWAY VEHICLE

72 Mid-size Hyundai

The Terracan takes Hyundai into the mid-sized 4WD market.

 

CATCH A FEED

68 Fly fishing grows up

Fly fishing has changed so much over the years that even Paul.B.Kidd is considering taking up the sport.

 

REGULAR FEATURES

34 Readersí letters

Tales of a blow-out, camp oven cooking and help for other readers can be found in our letters this month.

18 WIN a portable solar charger

We have six of these handy gadgets to give away.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Have fun with our Australiana quiz.