A Beginners Guide to Camping in the Rain

The success of your camping trip hinges primarily on choosing the right site and ideally enjoying perfect weather. However, you don’t necessarily have to pack up and go home if you experience torrential rain, as there may be a way to enjoy your trip in the wet. In certain situations it may not be possible to end the holiday early, so keep reading to find out how to cope with heavy rain when trying to experience the Great Outdoors.
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Camping Safety Tips

One of the many great things about living in Australia is that the warm climate allows us to go camping pretty much anytime. The opportunity to communicate with nature and lie beneath the stars on a clear night is too much to resist for an increasing number of adventurous families. However, if you want to have the best possible outdoor experience, it’s necessary to be sensible and take certain precautions.
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The Basics For Your Camping Holiday

So you are thinking about heading out into the wide blue yonder, your home on your back, without a care in the world. Or you might be thinking more along the lines of forgetting about the whole ‘home on the back’ thing. Your idea about camping might be to bundle your partner and kids into the car, open the boot and throw in the tent, cooker and barbie, beds, chairs, mini-fridge, portable TV and satellite dish, and enough food and drink to feed a small army. Whatever your idea for the ideal camping holiday, there’s only so much you are going to be able to take with you. It is essential not to forget the essentials though, so below are the basic things you are going to need.
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