NZ Camping Tips

Have you always wanted to holiday in Australia but weren’t sure of the best (and cheapest) way to get around while you’re there? 8. Store food in containers or coolers outside your tent to prevent attracting nocturnal critters to your campsite and always keep your tent zipper closed to keep bugs out. We all understand the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling at home, but it is equally important while on holiday. Where possible, ensure any disposable equipment you take on your camping trip can be recycled. Pick camping sites that have recycling options available as ways to get rid of your waste and anything you can’t recycle at the campsite take home with you to recycle in your usual manner.

Cotswold Outdoor is proud to be our official outdoor retailer and they’ve shared some of their top tips to make your camping trip one to remember (for all the right reasons). Read on to ensure you’re not one of those people with all the gear but no idea. Mainly due to the weather consideration, I strongly advise that you don’t pre-book your holiday. It’s simple, If you pre-book you’re locked in, at the mercy of the weather. if you don’t pre book – you aren’t. Mostly, the cost of camping for a day would range from £ 7 to £ 25 per adult and £ 3 to £ 20 for children below 13 years of age.

WA’s South West is a popular weekend getaway for Perth folks looking to escape city life. Renting houses or camping near the beach provides plenty of traditional options – but sometimes it’s nice to try something different. If you’re travelling with school-age kids, it’s worth waiting to go away in the last two weeks of summer if you can. As with other holidays, campsite prices drop rapidly for stays at the end of August – likely because most people want to go as soon as they can. This is really a large issue. Trips should offer us the chance to relax and to escape the stresses associated with normal life. We should be looking forward to making our travel arrangements. We certainly should not be worried about the thought of going on holiday.

We also try to pack a highchair - we found a great foldable camping highchair that has a useful tray – great for baby led weaning, and it has a really compact fold. Check out other caravans for sale within the park and nearby parks. If there are many for sale, try and find out why? A good park should have a low turnover of caravans for sale. Make a cooking checklist: Remember that you might not have access to all your regular cooking utensils and equipment – so make a checklist of essential items. Be practical: plastic or disposable cutlery, crockery, mugs, and cups are ideal when camping.

The general rule for wild camping is to check whether you can legally camp – or get permission and to leave no trace. Features: The more features a caravan has, the more it costs. It’s up to you whether you want a caravan with a shower and toilet, or if you are content using facilities offered at the caravan parks and campgrounds. Rain, rain, go away! Nobody likes the wet stuff when camping. But if the weather forecast is looking a little bleak for your upcoming holiday, there’s no need to take a rain check.

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