JOURNEYS

Follow the journeys of some of Essential Caravans' customers

Simpsons Gap

Arriving In Alice Springs

We are running out of money!!!!! Yes, the time had come to top up our bank accounts. Yes, money doesn’t last forever and we had been travelling for nearly two years so our funds were running low. Now that borders were opening up, it made it possible for Dan to go back to work, he …

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Northern Territory

See You In The NT

We made it!!! Oh my golly gosh, we were so excited that we finally crossed the Norther Territory’s border. Yes, we grabbed the iconic photo with the kids standing out the front of the welcome sign. We were absolutely stoked to be here, after two years and many plans that had been squashed, we had …

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Living Underground In Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy is a quirky town on the outskirts of South Australia, it is also the last major town before crossing over into the Northern Territory if heading north. Many travellers stop here and spend a few days topping up on their supplies plus learning about the history of the town. Coober Pedy is an …

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Beach Camping At Its Best- South Australia

Beach Camping, Fishing and Cave Exploring South Australia has some of the most amazing coastlines we have seen on our travels. What is even better is when you find yourself going to sleep listening to the waves and waking up to a pod of dolphins swimming by while you enjoy a cup of coffee and …

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Sinkholes and Dormant Volcanoes Mount Gambier

We have officially crossed the border into South Australia! Did you we were here just over a year ago when COVID first hit and we left for Victoria to stay with family during the lockdown. So we are beyond excited to be back here and ready to explore all the places we missed out on …

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Exploring The Grampians National Park and Halls Gap

Our last stop before heading across the border into South Australia was Halls Gap and boy are we glad we stopped here for a week to explore. The beauty of the mountains, rock features and waterfalls were amazing. If you haven’t already added this to your bucket list, then do so now! The accommodation we …

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Climbing Mount Kosciuszko- Anyone Can Achieve It

Mount Kosciuszko was high on our list of places to go and conquer. So as we travelled further towards the highest mountain in Australia I began to prepare for the walk with a bit of research about the trail itself and the weather. We stayed in Jindabyne Caravan Park and it was stunning. The park …

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The Mint

Canberra Is The City Of Free Activities

Canberra is filled to the brim with things to see and do and there is something for every member of the family. We visited Canberra in Autumn and it is simply stunning, the earthy tones from the trees are lovely and when the sun is out the weather is warm. Although when that sun disappears …

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Exploring The Blue Mountains NSW

Add Katoomba to your bucket list of places to explore….. We are originally from Perth and our home city is relatively flat compared to other cities and states in Australia, so driving through New South Wales we have been blown away by the Great Dividing Range and the picturesque scenes of the mountains and landscape …

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Where To Strike It Rich In NSW?

After leaving Sydney we headed north-ish…I say Northish because we really had no idea where we were going. We hardly plan anything these days and just go with the flow of the weather and how we are feeling on the day. So to be honest, we really didn’t know where we were headed. Upon leaving …

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