Wikicamps app and Camp book for cheap / free places to stayCamping across Australia is a very popular thing and many retired people, nomadic workers and backpacking travelers fill camp sites, caravan parks, camp grounds, and road side stops everywhere.
Finding great places to stay, cheaply has never been easier.
"Camp" book and app
Now in its 8 th edition, the widely loved "Camp" book is a simple name for a comprehensive guide to camp sites across Australia. Its has maps and simple to read icongraphy that will help you select a great camp site easily. They also have an app these days, as everyone should. The nice traditionally nice thing about the Camp book is that it works everywhere, even when the phone is not working... and its easy to show to you travel companions for a joint decision.
Wikicamps app has exploded in popularity since about 2014. "Grey Nomads", retired travelers have even caught on and have it on their ipads and the like. Its most powerful when you are in phone range, but you can also download information for reference when outback. The app is super simple to use displaying a map with points that are simple to tap. information about a given camp site is then displayed along icongraphy, site description, contacts, maps / satellite "hybrid" display.
The icons are super powerful as they show the type of camping available, showers, toilets, even phone reception.
In the comments and prices section, Wiki camps have made it easy for people to put in latest information. In there you will frequently find information put in from the past days or weeks, including cleanliness and friendliness of caretakers.
WikiCamps app is one of our top recommendations for traveling in Australia.
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