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Family Great Outdoors Holidays

Happy campers: Wategos Beach at Byron Bay.

Meet the cabin crew

Jacqui Taffel You need to pitch a tent for a genuine family camping holiday, don't you? Not quite, writes Jacqui Taffel.

Sydney

Camping for beginners

Go bush ... first-time family camping at Lane Cove River Tourist Park.

The tents are pitched and the pizza is sizzling when Sean Mooney and a tribe of kids arrive at Lane Cove.

NSW

The wild night is calling

Calga walkabout park. kangaroo

Jodie McEwen and family enjoy fuss-free camping surrounded by wildlife.

Mount Tarawera

Visit the crater, but don't jump too much

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Roger Vaughan Roger Vaughan visits the volcano that is to outdoor enthusiasts what Disneyland is to children.

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