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.
Muller Axes, The Real McCoy
STORY BY HOMECAMP

When it comes to forging axes and tools the traditional way, legendary Austrian maker, Müller is the real McCoy.

32 Mother’s Day Gifts For Rad Mums
STORY BY HOMECAMP

If your Mum’s idea of a perfect weekend is sitting around a fire in a beautiful, remote part of the world, this g...

Mindfulness in nature
STORY BY DORON FRANCIS

Forest bathing in the Amazon is probably the ultimate way to appreciate nature, as our founder Doron found out. But...

10 Epic Easter Camp Spots, Crowd Sourced By You
STORY BY HOMECAMP

We asked you for your ultimate Easter camping spots, and boy did you deliver.

Top 3 Bundles To Elevate Your Next Camp Trip (And Save $$)
STORY BY HOMECAMP

If you’re looking to to seriously overhaul your camping setup this season while also getting maximum bang for you...

Choosing the right axe for the job
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Use our helpful guide to find the right axe for the job.

How To Choose The Right Camp Stove
STORY BY HOMECAMP

How you adventure will determine the right camp stove for you. Let us walk you through some of our top picks.

How To Install A Wood-Burning Stove In A Canvas Tent
STORY BY HOMECAMP

So you want to use a wood-burning stove inside your tent? Installing a flashing kit or 'stove jack' as they're know...

A No Fuss Guide to Camping With Dogs
STORY BY HOMECAMP

It can be hard to leave your best mate behind when going on holiday, not to mention the expense of a kennel. Keep t...

That’s a wrap for 2021! A message from our founders.
STORY BY HOMECAMP

Thank you for your support during this extremely eventful year! Here's some of the highlights and some works from o...

48 Holidays Gift Ideas To Inspire More Time Outside
2021 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

We've hand picked gear for all campers and all budgets, all designed to inspire more time outside.

How To Bake Campfire Soda Bread (Damper) In A Dutch Oven
STORY BY HOMECAMP

There’s nothing quite as satisfying or simple as making soda bread over a crackling campfire.

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...