Top Apps for Camping

Top Apps for Camping


The camping game has changed dramatically over the past few years with innovations in technology.

Check out some great camping apps to download for your next adventure.

WikiCamps Australia

This app is a crowdsourced database of campsites, caravan parks, backpacker hostels and day stops. Everything is added by users with over 21,000 listings already. You can even have access to site details, comments and prices while offline.
The locations added have information about the area including surrounding activities, pet rules, wi-fi price and amenities. You’ll also be able to see photos added by other campers and even add your own. Other extras include a satellite dish pointer, camping checklist, chat forum and offline map.


This app is an astronomy guide in your pocket. It will enable you to easily and quickly identify and locate stars, planets, comets, constellations, galaxies by pointing your iphone to the sky. You’ll also be able to identify on-screen objects and find planets or stars. You can even explore the galaxy through different times and learn about the solar system.

Knot Guide

This app is you number one stop for anything knot related. It includes 105 different knots- 93 of which are unique to the app.

First Aid

First Aid by the Australian Red Cross will put your mind at ease while dealing with an emergency. It includes information, interactive and step-by-step advice to handle the most common first aid emergencies.

SAS survival guide

Known as the definitive guide to surviving any situation, the SAS Survival Guide has been reinvented for iPhone in this app. Written by former SAS soldier John “Lofty” Wiseman, this app includes world-class survival skills that you can take anywhere in the world. The app also includes videos, photo galleries, morse code signalling device and much more.

MotionX GPS

This app allows you to see your position and tracks anywhere in the world. Using this app, you’ll be able to record and save up to 101 tracks. These tracks can be seen in real time and even followed later if you want to retrace your path. The app also includes downloadable maps for offline use, a compass, live speed and altitude graphs along with much more.

Australian Wildflowers

If you’re interested in finding out more about those flowers you come across on your adventures why not check out the Australian Wildflowers app. It includes more than 570 of the most common species of wildflowers found in Australia and will help you to identify fascinating flowers on your travels.

Michael Morcombe & David Stewart’s Australian Birds eGuide

Another reference tool, this app will help you identify all the birds you come across while exploring. The price is justified by the extensive information, sound recordings and the smart search.With over 1800 recordings for over 600 species, this is definitely the app for someone who loves birds.