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.
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 Homecamp

Guide to Seasoning or weathering your canvas tent
Story by Homecamp

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

Camping Checklist
Story by Homecamp

Stuck on remembering what you need to take camping? The Homecamp Camping Checklist is your go-to resource to prepar...

Tasmania: A Photo Essay
Tasmania by Trent and Jessie

Photographers Trent and Jessie only had a few days to explore some of Tasmania's wonderful wilderness areas but the...

Grow an abundance! By Grown and Gathered
Story by Grown and Gathered.

Grown and Gathered's tips on growing an abundance of vegetables in your summer garden.

The World’s Best Bell Tent? We think so.
Story by Homecamp

We have pondering how to make the worlds best bell tent..this is what we came up with.

Field Report: Traversing The Simpson Desert
Story by Doron Francis

We headed out to Australia's largest uninhabited regions - the Simpson Desert. This is what we found..

Welcome to Under Sky at the Mountain.
Luxe Camping at Mount Buffalo National Park

Mount Buffalo is without doubt one of Victoria's most beautiful National Parks. Homecamp's sister company recently ...

Fathers Day
Father's Day

If youre going to buy something for Dad make sure its something worth owning.

The Ultimate Picnic Lifestyle
Story by Homecamp

We chat to Ultimate Picnic Backpack founder about how the product came to be and his ultimate picnic tips.

How to Read the Moon and Navigate by the Stars
Story by Viola Design

Ever wanted to learn how to read the beautiful night sky? Viola Design show us how.

Seafood Feast on a Stick Recipe
Story by Homecamp

Sarah Glover has put together this beautiful and simple seafood recipe to enjoy while camping.