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.
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?!

Caring for your Fenby Foldaway Chair
Story by Homecamp

Easy tips for caring for your Fenby foldaway

Riding through hardship and on to joy
STORY BY HOMECAMP

When Dan Marsh started dreaming of going on a solo bike journey, he had no idea it would take him on a 6-month adve...

Holiday Gift Guide
STORY BY HOMECAMP

A few of our favourite things. Useful products to suit all budgets and adventures. Plus, new bundles for the most s...

Caring for high carbon steel blades
Story by Homecamp

Caring for high carbon steel blades

The Winnerwell Fastfold Smoker
Video by @Nagualero

Expansive video showing the uses of the Winnerwell Fastfold Smoker and Winnerwell Nomad Stove - perfect for hunting...

The Ten Essentials – what to take camping and hiking
Story by Homecamp

What to take on a trip to the bush? If you are hiking or camping in the backcountry you need to ensure you have The...

How To Hot Tent: A Guide To Camping With A Portable Wood Burning Stove
Story by Doron Francis

Welcome to our handy guide to Hot Tenting: why you should consider it and how it's done safely.

Guide to Seasoning or weathering your canvas tent
Story by Homecamp

Read our handy guide on seasoning or weathering your new canvas tent.