Camping Tips & Stories

We obsessively collect yarns, advice, photography and inspiration to share with our fellow nature-lovers. We adore hearing new stories, so drop us a line and say g'day; our door is always open.
Classic Bell Tent vs Touring Bell Tent
STORY BY HOMECAMP

What's the key differences between the Touring Bell Tent and Classic Bell Tent? Let's dive in.

Review: Weathering Extreme Winter Conditions In A Homecamp Bell Tent
STORY BY DAVE CHRISTISON

When Dave set up his 5m Homecamp Bell Tent at the base of Mount Hotham, he thought he’d camp in it for a couple d...

Roaming the Simpson Desert in a 76 Series LandCruiser
STORY BY 4WD ADVENTURER

Peter and Shayne from 4WD Adventurer take us on their journey through the spectacular Simpson Desert, roaming in th...

The 10 Essentials: What To Take Hiking
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Training yourself to think about these 10 essentials before a hike or outdoor adventure will ensure you’re well e...

The Original Homecamp Dad: Doron Francis
STORY BY HOMECAMP

We sat down with the original Homecamp Dad, Co-Founder and Director Doron Francis, to chat about his philosophy in ...

Homecamp Dad: Harry Fisher from Fire To Fork
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Harry humbly offers us his simple and tasty recipes and importantly, helpful techniques that will inspire you to ac...

42 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Outdoor Dads
STORY BY HOMECAMP

With everyone spending more time indoors than usual this year, getting out into nature may be the best Father's Day...

Introducing Love Beauty Foods
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Love Beauty Foods makes it easy to live more consciously by offering safe, natural and organic essentials that have...

How To Cook On An Open Fire
STORY BY HOMECAMP

One of life's great pleasures is cooking fresh food on an open fire, especially after a long day of exploring.

Sharing Coffee And Connections
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Travelling through America's climbing communities selling coffee wasn't on the radar for Erik Gordon - until he tri...

How (And Why) To Camp Sustainably
STORY BY DORON FRANCIS

It’s possible to be even more sustainable on the road than it is at home, if you know how to pack and what to sea...

Homecamp People: Backyard Beekeepers Settler Hives
STORY BY HOMECAMP

From Canada to Toowoomba, their love of beekeeping has developed into a lifestyle of living closely aligned to natu...

How To Chop Wood For A 10/10 Fire
STORY BY DORON FRANCIS

Having lived in houses with fireplaces or wood heaters and houses without, I know which I prefer.

Homecamp People: Irish Bushcraft Podcaster Padraig Croke
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Photographer, filmer, bushcraft enthusiast and now podcaster, meet an Irishmen teaching survival skills in Sweden.

A Surf Trip To King Island
STORY BY ALEX DILLENBECK

Serving up world-class breaks minus the crowds, King Island ticks all the boxes for a rugged surf adventure.

Homecamp Mum : Jodi from Practising Simplicity
STORY BY HOMECAMP

In 2018 Jodi Wilson and her husband packed up their home, sold 80% of their belongings and hit the road with their ...

Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Mum
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Got a strong and adventurous Mum in your life? Lucky you. Here’s some quality gift ideas that really cut the must...

Why You Should Consider Pre Ordering Your Tent
Story by Homecamp

How to guarantee your place in the queue for a Homecamp Bell Tent

Tips For Camping With Kids
STORY BY DORON FRANCIS

Camping with kids is a wonderful experience. The kids love it, you all get away from the daily routine (and screens...

10 Reasons I’m Obsessed With This Bell Tent After One Weekend Away
STORY BY EBONY HOLMBERG

I swore my tent days were behind me until I took a canvas bell tent away to Wilson’s Prom earlier this year. Oh, ...

Bikes and Beers in the Victorian High Country
STORY BY ELTON KING

From the city backstreets to the glorious alpine. A journey with the Fitzroy Thumpers.

Preparing for a Car Camping Trip
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Lightweight camping is great, but there’s nothing like a camp out in nature with a few home comforts to make it ...

A Guide to Foraging for Firewood
STORY BY HOMECAMP

An easy guide to sourcing the best type of wood for a long lasting campfire.

Our Top Easter Camping Spots
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Our all-time favourite campsites from around Australia. Where will you go this Easter?!