JOURNEYS

Follow the journeys of some of Essential Caravans' customers

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Exploring Rockhampton and Yeppoon Queensland

Making our way down the coast of QLD is an unknown territory for us. Which makes it really exciting!!! On our adventures we always meet new people, catch up with travelling families and enjoy brand new experiences! Even if it is the most boring town to some, it’s the most interesting town to us!!! That’s …

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BEST Things To Do In Mackay Queensland

Our next stop was Mackay a short 47 kilometres south of our previous camp spot at Seaforth Campgrounds. Unfortunately there were no low cost camping options so a caravan park it was! We stayed at BIG4 Mackay Marine Tourist Park for $40 a night. The kids made some great friends and enjoyed the water slide …

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Adventures At Cape Hillsborough

Like a snail we are slowly travelling around Queensland and exploring all the little hidden nooks that we find. We have really enjoyed the slow travel and being able to stay or go as we please is very relaxing. If we like a place we extend our stay and if we aren’t feeling the love …

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What To Do In Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach is one of the most popular North Queensland destinations thanks to its relaxed tropical atmosphere and proximity to the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. When we drove into town along Shute Harbour Road we were blown away by the beautiful turquoise waters from the marina. Before arriving we really didn’t know too …

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Top 10 Things To Do On Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island Magnetic Island is located a short 8 kilometres offshore from the city of Townsville, Queensland. The island is 52 kilometres squared and has over 2500 permanent locals. This dreamy island is surrounded by luscious blue water and has everything you need to live and be a full time resident. The island has a …

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Road Tripping From Cairns To Townsville

Do you think road trips are fun? We love road trips. Nothing beats cruising along, with the wind in your hair, driving to an unknown destination ready to explore. Every trip is different, with new scenery, different landscapes and eye catching landmarks…. We made our way down south along Bruce Highway, with no rush in …

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Make Cairns Your Next Holiday Destination

  Cairns, Cairns, Cairns We have now been on the road travelling full time with our family for 16 months and it’s been truly amazing. We love the lifestyle and we have no regrets. Whether you are travelling to Cairns for a holiday or you are a full time caravanner, Cairns is the perfect holiday …

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10 Best Low Cost Camps In North Queensland

  Travelling Australia is a fun adventure and often enough the best campsites are the hidden gems that are free or come at a low cost. These places are where you find hidden walking trails, meet fellow travellers and come across those great views with an addition of serenity. If you are planning to hit …

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Palm Trees and Port Douglas

Port Douglas and Palm Trees Port Douglas in our opinion is simply stunning. The town is located 70 kilometres north of Cairns and has a population of approximately 3,500 people. Although this coastal town is a very popular tourist destination for backpackers and holiday makers and with all those extra people it turns this town …

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Secret Spots In The Daintree River Queensland

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation The Daintree Rainforest; a natural paradise home to some of the world’s most spellbinding wonders and unique wildlife. It is found in our very own backyard in the tropical Queensland region and stretches thousands of kilometres along the coastline. It is, in fact, one of the oldest rainforests in the …

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