Lake Leake – TASMANIA

We went to catch a trout and we caught a trout, three actually!! WHERE IS IT? Lake Road, Lake Leake CAMP FEES $21.00 for powered site  $10.50 for unpowered site Kids under 10 FREE! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION We stayed in what was called “the oval”.  An unpowered section about 500m from the entrance. We were not right on the lake but still had water views. There are 4 powered sites at the entrance where the amenities are but the space at the oval is great!! There [Read more...]

Old Mac’s Farm & Fishery – LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA

We had a quick overnight stop at Old Mac’s Farm so we could visit Cataract Gorge. WHERE IS IT? Sandown Road, Norwood (near Launceston) TAS 10 mins to the centre of Launceston. 15 mins to Cataract Gorge. CAMP FEES $10 per night CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Open from October to the end of May 62 grassy sites. Drive in, pick your own site and Ian will visit you late in the afternoon. Need to be self contained (however you can use the toilets at the cafe if you wish). Water [Read more...]

East Beach RV Park – LOW HEAD, TASMANIA

This low cost campground is at the end of the East Beach Caravan Park.  We pretty much had the place to ourselves and the kids had ample room to play cricket and ride their bikes. WHERE IS IT? Cnr East Beach Rd & Gunn Pde, Low Head, TAS Check in is at East Beach Caravan Park and you drive through the caravan park to get to the low cost area. CAMP FEES $10 per night. You pay camp fees at the East Beach Tourist Park. CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Large grassy area. [Read more...]

Derby Free Park – DERBY, TASMANIA

Tassie certainly knows how to impress with their free camping spots! Derby is very popular for mountain bike riding so this spot was quite busy as we were here in January school holidays.  We found a quiet spot up the end right on the river and had an access track to the water so we could go fishing and swimming. WHERE IS IT? Tasman Highway, Derby TASMANIA CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Public toilet  Water taps available Suitable for all size [Read more...]

Swimcart Beach – BAY OF FIRES, TASMANIA

We snagged a beachfront sites at SWIMCART BEACH and it was gorgeous.  The beach is beautiful and the orange rocks are stunning!  Such a great place to chill out and the rock hopping is fun too. WHERE IS IT? Swimcart Beach Road, Binalong Bay, TAS CAMP FEES FREE!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION When we were there spots came available between 11-2 and fill back up quickly – especially the beachfront spots. Mix of beachfront sites and sheltered sandy sites away from [Read more...]