camping

  1. Robbie_P

    Sleeping in a 2007 Nissan Patrol?

    Hi All, I'm not sure if this was the correct place to post this question.. I am going for a quick one night camp this weekend and wanted to experiment with sleeping in my 2007 Nissan Patrol, which still have the back seats. The setup needs to be temporary, so i was thinking along the lines of...
  2. JOGGIN

    Victorian high county 5day trip

    Hi guys, Just planning a trip into the Victorian high county this Easter holiday and need some help planning. So I'm relying on your experience and knowledge to help me out here. We want to spend 5 days there seeing as much as we can and trying as much 4wd tracks as we can. We will be self...
  3. Lewy_88

    Part 2 of the Pinnibar Trip - Wheelers Hut to Poplars Campground

    More awesome scenery and a great campground. We damaged the Dmax rear bar in a creek crossing, then winched out of the same crossing the next day. Finished the trip with a flat tyre. Great weekend away! Vic High Country - Wheelers Hut to Poplars Campground
  4. Robbie_P

    QLD National Park Beach camping

    Hi All, Over the past 4 months, since getting my Patrol, we have been bush camping just about every weekend in the QLD National Parks and State Forrests. Most people we have met along the way have told us we need to go to Fraser Island. I still have 3 weeks of leave remaining, so I'm hoping to...
  5. S

    RC Colorado centre console fridge

    Hi everyone! I recently just bought a 2011 LTR Colorado and I was just wondering if anyone had ever changed the mounting for the handbrake and fit a fridge for a centre console (the Dometic CF 11 is the one I have my eye on...
  6. Shehan Wilfred

    Camping at Mayford (VHC)

    Hi All, First of all Merry Christmas to everyone. I am planning a trip to the Victorian high country in the next few days. My plan is to visit blue rag range viewpoint first and then camp at Mayford. My initial plan was to camp at the end of blue rag range track (by the river), however after...
  7. Robbie_P

    QLD National Park with waterhole, creek and swimming

    Hi All, We are thinking of doing a camp next week in one of the QLD National Parks. We have 3 kids (8,6, and 3) and water keeps them entertained for hours and hours, especially when camping during the hot months. Can anyone suggest any good camping sites in the the QLD National PArk which...
  8. Robbie_P

    Power options for camping?

    Hi All, I am looking for some advice on a power setup for my travels / camping. I am based in Brisbane and most of our camping involves driving 2-3 hours to our destination, camping for 2-3 days, then driving home. I have a 2007 Nissan patrol, which currently only has a single battery...
  9. Robbie_P

    National Park camping between Brisbane and Sydney

    Hi All, We are planning a road trip from Brisbane to Sydney (Wollongong area) in December and was just wondering if there were any good NSW national parks or reasonably priced camping sites along the way? Thanks in advance. Cheers, Robbie
  10. Robbie_P

    Easy access camping areas in Brisbane for my Dad

    Hi all, My dad has been joining us for camping in the national parks, which mostly require 4x4 access, have no signal, no electricity etc, which he loves doing when hes with us. During the week he would like to go on "solo" camps, but probably not as remote etc. Can anybody recommend some...
  11. Lewy_88

    The Big Hole to Deua River Campground - the long route

    We went back to the Deua area again recently. We camped at Berlang Campground Friday night and then did the all day drive along Minuma Range Firetrail, Mongamulla Firetrail and the Merricumbene Firetrail. Really nice area with views of the valley, creek crossings, steep terrain, nothing...
  12. Shehan Wilfred

    Camping at Merringtons camp ground

    Hi all, Newly registered but has been reading posts for along time. So I was browsing through the camping section and came across the Merrington's campground near the Thomson dam i believe and it captured my interest. I actually did a bit of digging and found out the coordinates of the camping...
  13. S

    Help! Dune 4wd premium jumbo self inflating mat

    Hi guys, I recently bought 2 King single Dune 4wd premium jumbo self inflating mats from anaconda, after letting them inflate for 48 hours I closed the air valves and layed down, and it feels like all the air is trapped above the foam? Like it bubbles up when you move around like an air...
  14. Lewy_88

    Canberra - Bullen Range and Webbs Ridge

    One of the better drives out the back of Canberra - video at the bottom of our trip. Start on Bullen Range and drive it from either end. If you have the time it is good to do it both ways starting at the Cotter end. Then make your way up Brindabella road and turn down Gentle Annie Trail. Check...
  15. Lewy_88

    Camp Oven Damper

    What are some ideas for flavoured dampers? I did a bacon and cheese one that turned out pretty good, recipe on the link below. Apple Cinamon is good too.
  16. S

    Newbie

    New setup .. Mitsibushi Triton glxr Want to set up a Aluminum canopy on my ute.. Anyone anyone any pics of good tradie camping setup for ideas.. Gonna add roof top tent.. So what’s essential gear ?
  17. stewie923

    Bendleby Ranges

    We made our way to the Bendleby Ranges over Easter, this was our third trip to the area and each time we have camped in a different location. We stayed in the Cowbale site - a remote bush camp about ten minutes away from the main campground. This site has a lot of space for about a dozen...
  18. S

    Callout to all camp setup geeks - help get our setup right

    Hi All, first post here so be gentle :) Our few recent camping trips were such a success, it has finally convinced hubby to take in up a notch and do it more often and - heaven forbid - in the cold! So a good chance to upgrade some gear and get it right so in the future it's even better. It's...
  19. J

    Camping/ 4WD gear for Toyota Hilux

    G'day I have just brought a new hilux 2018, If anyone has got any of the following they would like to sell let me know! Or if you have anything you want to throw at me, I may also be interested! * roof rack cage * Jerry can holder * led bars * bull bar front * canopy extender * mudder...
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