This is a comprehensive list use it as a guide.
Write your own list from these ideas to suit your family.
Add anything else you require.

EQUIPMENT
Tent including poles, pegs, guy ropes & pegs, fly. Plastic pegs for sand,
metal pegs (Tents usually come with lightweight pegs that bend in hard
conditions, consider buying the heavyweight metal pegs.
Ground sheet – cut slightly smaller than base of tent) Extra tarp and rope to
make shade or rain protection cover

 

 

COOKING
Fridge/cooler
Stove & stand, gas hose & fittings
Gas bottles – check full
Cooking plate
Fry pans & saucepans
Camping or Dutch oven
Toasting fork
Plates & bowls – paper or plastic
Cups or glasses
Cutlery
Utensils- tongs, sharp knife, vegie peeler, mixing spoon, egg rings,
Cooking tools, spatula, bottle/can opener
Tea towels, detergent, sponge, pot scrubber
Cutting board, grater, sieve for pasta or rice, mixing bowl
Roll of foil, cling wrap, freezer bags, zip lock bags,
Small containers for leftover food to go in
Paper towel

SLEEPING GEAR
Mattress
Sleeping bags or sheets, blankets, doona
Pillow & pillow case

TABLES & CHAIRS
Camp table – for preparing food
Extra table to sit around or play games
Chairs – foldable and comfortable

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS
Fishing boat & safety equipment
Bicycles
Floor mat for entrance of tent
Flashlight, rechargeable lantern, gas, 12 volt light
Rope for clothesline etc.
Clothes pegs
Battery radio
Large water bottles 10 or 20 litre
Personal water bottles
Matches or lighter
Pocket knife
Compass
Binoculars
Watch or clock
Mobile phone & recharger, CB radio
Axe or hatchet & small shovel
Buckets
Back pack
First aid kit
Sewing kit
Garbage bags
Fishing gear, rods line bait tackle
Hammer for tent pegs
Floor brush
Repair kit – large rubber bands, tie wire, strong needle and nylon thread,
cable/zip ties, nylon rope, spare shoelaces

PERSONAL
Prescribed medication
Hair brush/comb/clips/shampoo/conditioner
Toothbrush & paste
Soap, Deodorant
Towels – some for swimming & showering
Shaving razor/cream
Lip balm
Sunscreen & Insect repellent
Toilet paper
Anti bacterial hand cleaner & Hand towel

MEDICAL
First Aid kit
Panadol or similar pain relief
Cold & flu tablets
Prescription medication
Asthma & allergy relief
Nose spray
Eye drops
Antiseptic cream
Tweezers
Bandages & band aids
Sunburn soothing cream
Moisturizer
‘Sting goes’ type spray or cream
Tissues
Scissors
Vitamins
Water purifying tablets

CLOTHING
Take enough to be clean, dry & warm.
Depends on conditions cold/warm/hot/wet allow for the number of days you
will be camping.
Hand or machine washing can be done.
Mornings and evenings can be cool.
Layers of clothing usually work well.
Long/short pants or jeans
Long/short sleeve shirts
Jumpers/windcheaters
Sun hat or warm hat
Wet weather gear
Thick/thin socks
Old pair of shoes for walking creeks or mud
Gloves/mittens
Sunglasses
Hiking boots, runners, walking shoes

KIDS
Soft & play toys
Card & ball games
Reading & colouring book/pencils
Book suitable for diary
Scissors, colour paper, glue stick
Life jackets/flotation device
Glow sticks/torch
Bicycle & helmet
Baby & toddler requirements

PERSONAL ITEMS
Mobile phone & recharger
Wallet, money, credit cards, etc.
Sunglasses
Note paper & pen
Watch
Identification
Itinerary
Camera, film, batteries, video camera
Map books, tourist info
Contact phone numbers
Envelopes, stamps, address book

FOOD
Basic foods (add other foods required)
Drinks milk, fresh or long life
Soft drink, cordial etc
hot drinks, coffee, tea, Milo etc.
Sugar
Salt & pepper
Sauce
Cooking oil
Bread/toast spreads
Breakfast cereal
Snacks
Meat, Packaged & tinned food
Fruit, vegetables & cheese
Bread, rice & pasta

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