Thursday, December 31, 2015

Choosing the Perfect Tent for Camping

There are a variety of alternative camping shops in Perth, each with their own extensive range of tents. If you haven't been camping for a long time, or perhaps never before, then you may feel a little lost in making a decision on a tent that will meet all of your needs and requirements. Here is a short guide on buying a tent which will make your camping experience as comfortable as possible. Size Most camping tents are measured by the amount of people it will sleep. How many adults will be sleeping in the tent? How many children? Will you need room for any other equipment to be positioned inside your tent? These are some of the questions you will need to answer in order to select the correct size tent for your trip.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Ensure your Prepare for your next Great Outdoor Adventure with some professional knowhow

Western Australia offers some of the best opportunities for memorable outdoor getaways in the country, and indeed across the world. With the area boasting a vast coastline, numerous rivers and gorges, and a seemingly infinite stretch of idyllic locations perfect for setting up camp or simply going on a hike, any keen nature-loving adventurer will always be in their element, whether it be in Perth or beyond. The great outdoors, however, is filled with both the breathlessly beautiful and the unexpected. Keen adventurers know that the best way to enjoy the outdoors is to be prepared for whatever may come their way. It is vital, that you keep in mind what you're planning and prepare accordingly, some essentials to get you started are listed below and are available from a reputable camping store.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Grab your tent for a real Australian outdoor experience

For locals and tourists alike entering Australia’s diverse countryside is often classified the holiday or trip of a lifetime, and rightly so. Camping offers real life experiences at the heart of mother nature. A week or two’s camping around unique and secluded spots of Western Australia can provide enough diverse material to fill a book. A single state half the size of mainland Europe, Western Australia has desert, beaches, forests, ravines, caves, canyons and a plethora of campsites which will make your mouth water. Campsites are as varied as the people who use them - from luxury five star ‘glamping’ sites, to outback coastal stations with red dirt on one side and the beautiful blue ocean with white sandy beach on the other.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Fish Hooks Vary Widely Depending on the Target Fish

The waters off of Perth are filled with fish for anglers to catch. Every angler worth his salt should know that the right hook spells the difference between a successful day out on the waters and a dismal catch. Given the sheer diversity of fish species and sizes, the hook you will use must be the right fit. If you are serious about sport fishing as a hobby, then you will realise that the nuances of fish anatomy will dictate whether a hook will be effective or not. Consider these tips the next time you visit top fishing shops near Perth such as Getaway Outdoors.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Gear to Get from Fishing Shops when Targeting Different Fish Species

With its long coastlines and access to water, Perth and other areas of Western Australia offer numerous fishing spots for residents and tourists alike. One thing every sport fishing enthusiast should remember is that various species of fish abound in the region, all with different behaviours and characteristics. The next time you visit fishing shops in search of the perfect fishing tackle, therefore, be sure to consider what makes your target(s) tick. Here are tips on catching popular game fish that thrive in Perth’s top fishing spots.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Lightweight Sleeping Gear for Hikers and Backpackers

Australia is chock full of excellent backpacking and hiking locations for daring adventurers. From Fremantle and Rottnest Island in Perth to Melbourne’s St. Kilda and the Great Ocean Road, there are many routes for you to take. Backpackers know that when trekking out in the great outdoors, you need to stay on your feet and pack light. This is why most hikers spend a good deal of their time at camping shops in search of lightweight sleeping gear. Here are a few suggestions you can consider if you want to hike and sleep comfortably outdoors. Foam Mats or Pads Foam gives great cushion for when you have to sleep on the hard ground. They may not be as comfy as inflatable mattresses or air beds but they make up for it in lightness. They are quite durable, puncture-proof and they make great insulators to keep you warm. They are available in various sizes and thickness. You can readily sling it over your backpack.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

How to Choose a Family-Sized Camping Tent

Camping with the entire family in the great Australian outdoors is a great way to bond, have fun, and enjoy nature. Rain or shine, nothing beats comfortably snuggling with the people you love most. That might be harder to do if your tent is designed to shelter just one person, though. You need something that can fit each member of your family with some more room to spare for in-tent activities. Here are some tips to help you pick the right camping tent when you browse the goods at camping stores in Perth. Roomy Fit The first thing you have to consider when buying a family tent is how much livable space there is. There must be enough room for everyone even if you’re all settling down for the night. Your tent should also have a little standing room for when you and the children want to play around in the tent before bedding down.