Camping

Sat 20 Jan 2018

Island closing to campers soon

Island closing to campers soon

LADY Musgrave Island will soon be off limits to campers in order to protect local wildlife, the State Government has announced.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

1,119 fines issued for illegal camping and parking

1,119 fines issued for illegal camping and parking

"THERE is no place here for people who think they are entitled to park and camp wherever they like”.

Sun 31 Dec 2017

Go off the grid at West Kunderang Recreational Retreat

Go off the grid at West Kunderang Recreational Retreat

SO, there’s off the grid, then there’s West Kunderang Recreational Retreat where we spent Christmas this year.

Tue 19 Dec 2017

Fraser Island wins best family camping spot

Fraser Island wins best family camping spot

Fraser Island has beaten the likes of Byron Bay, the Blue Mountains and the Grampians to be named the best camping spot in Australia for families.

Why do vanpackers have money for alcohol but not a campsite?

Why do vanpackers have money for alcohol but not a campsite?

LOCALS are furious with the influx of "freeloaders” and say the council should crack down on them.

Mon 4 Dec 2017

Camp in luxury for less than $30 a week

Camp in luxury for less than $30 a week

NEW camping shop in Lismore has plenty of options for the whole family, as well as solo adventurers.

Wed 29 Nov 2017

'Epidemic of hipsters': Carpark campers in firing line

'Epidemic of hipsters': Carpark campers in firing line

NOOSA surfer Andre Marsaus wants transparency from the State Government on how it plans to manage overnight campers at a busy carpark.

Thu 23 Nov 2017

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

BUYING our "instant tent" online meant we didn't have to endure any of those boring demonstrations on how to refold it again.

Thu 16 Nov 2017

Coast star launches All 4 Adventure TV show in America

Coast star launches All 4 Adventure TV show in America

YOU wouldn't believe the crazy adventures this Coast man has, all in a day's work.

Mon 13 Nov 2017

Sheep, cattle and campers

Sheep, cattle and campers

Could this be what a modern farming property looks like?

Fri 10 Nov 2017

PHOTOS: Family's miracle escape as 4WD dangles over cliff

PHOTOS: Family's miracle escape as 4WD dangles over cliff

PARAMEDICS "feared the worst" when they turned up at the scene where a car, with camper trailer attached, almost plummeted off a cliff with a family inside.

Fri 6 Oct 2017

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

THERE was a strong response to our poll regarding whether or not to fine campers.

Grey nomads sick of being called camping 'free loaders'

Grey nomads sick of being called camping 'free loaders'

"WE DON'T want to stay in caravan parks that charge over $25 ... and then charge more because they think it's peak season".

Sat 9 Sep 2017

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

A Mackay teenager was lucky to escape with superficial burns after he was caught in an explosion at a celebration gone wrong.

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Pauline slams council's move against farm camp ground

Pauline slams council's move against farm camp ground

QUEENSLAND Senator Pauline Hanson has slammed the Sunshine Coast Council's threat to fine a farmer allowing camping on his property.

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Council threatens farmer with $180,000 fine over campsite

Council threatens farmer with $180,000 fine over campsite

A DAIRY farmer family of more than 60 years faces a David and Goliath battle with council, facing fines and demands that will cripple their business.

Sun 18 Jun 2017

Nude camping: What it's like at a clothing optional ground

Nude camping: What it's like at a clothing optional ground

THE lump in my stomach grew as my boyfriend and I cruised down the highway into a land with few houses, filled with trees upon trees. The road turned to gravel.

Wed 14 Jun 2017

Camping site hits out at council regulation

Camping site hits out at council regulation

THE Sunshine Coast Council has been criticised by the creators of a sharing economy platform for farmers to rent out land to campers.

Fri 2 Jun 2017

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

IF YOUR idea of a holiday involves a hotel, but your kids desperately want to go camping - a Sunshine Coast business has the perfect solution for you.

Thu 1 Jun 2017

Coast a hot spot for 'Airbnb for the great outdoors'

Coast a hot spot for 'Airbnb for the great outdoors'

FARMERS across the Sunshine Coast are hiring out their patch of grass in a set up that's billed as "Airbnb for the great outdoors”.

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