Solo Camping in Australia

Camping in Australia is now much more comfortable than before, since those who offer this service what they are looking for is the aforementioned in a main way so that you can spend an excellent vacation. If you want to take a vacation near the beach, you can access those camps that are on the seafront, or you can access those camps that are in the forest or even in the same city with other families.

There are people who make use of the famous Caravans, which are those cars that have rooms, kitchen, bathroom, etc., within it, to generate better comfort for its occupants, resembling a mini apartment. Camping in Australia is a national passion that has been acquired over the years, approximately 1 in 10 Australians camp at least once a year.

One of the main places to camp in Australia is the Borumba Deer Park, where we can make a camp for the whole family. It is worth mentioning that this natural space is considered one of the most relaxing destinations in the entire country. To get here we must move near the city of Brisbane.

Here are some basic tips that may prove to be useful for camping:

1. A long-lasting bonfire

One of the most important points when we go camping is the fact of making a good campfire and keeping it fed to warm up in case it is cold. There are many ways to make them, but there is nothing better than making an autonomous bonfire. A clear example you have in the image below, and would consist of making a bonfire in the shape of a U. How hot is a campfire is key as it will allow it to burn constantly and efficiently, consuming from the center to the ends. If you do not like this form, you can always choose something more traditional.

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2. Use aluminum foil

In addition to being easy to carry, aluminum foil can be used on the grill and prepared with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Prepare food before the march and leave it in the fridge, such as croquettes or breaded chicken, separate it by rations wrapped in paper and at lunchtime put it on the fire.

3. Use a headlight

A headlamp can be something important to have a camping first. This ingenious gadget allows you to use both hands while, for example, we set up the tent at night, the bonfire or to walk through the woods at night.

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4. Use cold drinks such as ice packs

Leave the ice packs at home and use your own drinks to cool the fridge. This will save space and keep food cold. Alternatively you can invest in a best wheeled cooler. Cover the bottom of the fridge with cold beers, stuff the food and leave room to put another row of drinks. This will keep the temperature for six hours, although if you put bottles of frozen water will last even longer.

5. Invest in a tent with cover

It only takes a stormy night to know that tents with a waterproof layer are better. So, if it rains you will not have to worry.

6. Carry kitchen utensils

Maybe you think you can survive on energetic bars but when you have walked for hours and the next day wake up hungrier than a bear you will realize that you need more food. Therefore, food utensils can be useful: pans, cutlery, saucepans ... surely these utensils contribute to a breakfast plentiful enough to face another day of walking.

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7. Use canteens

Stainless steel water bottles keep beverages cold for 24 hours and hot for up to 12 hours. Therefore, if you camp when it's hot, the cold water will taste like glory, just like a hot chocolate if it's cold.

8. Wear water resistant shoes

There is nothing worse than wearing wet socks for a whole day. If you are going to go through an area of ​​mud, puddles, streams or rivers, some waterproof boots will be your allies. This way you can walk at different temperatures and weather conditions.

9. Pay attention to the place where you will sleep

Always, but always, the best thing is to do a previous test with your mat or sleeping bag in the place where you want to put the tent or tent. This is because you can check slopes, stones, wells or other problems that you might run into.

When camping in rugged regions, without too much human contact in sight, it may be that drinking water is not exactly a simple mission. This is why it is very important that you find out in advance , so you can take the sufficient provision so as not to be overwhelmed in those days. To wash the dishes and other tasks not related to direct consumption, you can use other sources of water, although it is best to boil it beforehand.

Author: Paul Watson is a blogger who likes to share information about camping and the outdoors. He expresses his passion for camping and other outdoors no only by embarking on several outdoor adventures but also writing about them.

Images: All images in this blog were purhased by and provided by Paul Watson.

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