Anyone who wants to see the real Australia should consider camping. Pitching a tent and going to those out of the way places will be a great way to get a true glimpse of this amazing country. There are some free places to camp in Australia and they offer good facilities for most campers. Of course camping near a national park is a favorite and easy to do. Things do vary from state to state, so take the time to do some homework before starting this adventure.

Camping on the edge of the Pacific
Camping in Australia…-Wink-… / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND

Australia does have some poisonous snakes so it is important to understand all the wildlife in the area where the camping will be taking place. Rats and wild dogs can also be a problem, so make sure all food is secured and not left out.

Some people like to rent motorhomes and there are several companies that rent the vans at reasonable prices. It also provides a great experience, but tent camping will be the best option for those who want to see all the out of the way places.

A good tent will be important to make sure that all the campers are protected from the elements. It can be extremely cold or hot in parts of the country, so an appropriate shelter is important. A good sleeping bag will make the adventure comfortable. Some type of cooking device is also important. There could be a lot of places that require the campers to pack in, so it is important to plan on the lightest and easiest to pack camping equipment.

A camping toilet could be helpful when touring this outback country. There are several great models to choose from and will make a big difference for campers who are out in the wilderness for several days.

Some camping spots have communal cooking facilities. It can be a great way to meet other people and share stories. These friendships are often a good way to learn about other camping areas that need to be included in the list of things to do.

When planning the trip, it might be a good idea to find a good camping book that lists all the various places to go. The book should explain what facilities are available. Some on them are out of the way and off the beaten path, but are well worth going to. Make sure water is available. If not packing water in can be done, but needs to be part of the camping plan. There is a lot to think about, but this is the best way to enjoy a one of the kind experience.

Camping is certainly a one of the kind experience. Most people agree that it brings great adventures and memories. Some special bonding moments take place around the campfire. So, drag out the tent, sleeping bags, lantern, and even the cots to enjoy a great adventure in the wonderful country of Australia. Not only is camping a great way to save money, it is a good way see some amazing sites that only those who are willing to camp can enjoy. Stop waiting, and start packing.