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Woodgate Wanderers

Age: 55-65

Member since October 2015

We are retired but have a couple of rental houses that require regular maintenance.

Do you know or have you hosted this user?

This is our seventh year of touring in the USA / Canada in our motor home. We both enjoy hiking and carry two bikes with us.
In Australia we have a 40 ft motor home and tow a trailer with a 4wd in it.
We are both non smokers but I don't mind a cold beer on a hot afternoon.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Basically a Jack of some trades, My wife and I have converted two 40 ft coaches into motor homes since we started traveling back in 1995. We have also renovated several houses.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

We have had many unforgettable campsites. We have traveled over 60,000 miles in the U.S. so we have enjoyed camping in all sorts of places, from bush camping on the Top of The World Hwy in Alaska to Liberty Harbor RV Park in Jersey City.

Woodgate Wanderers's Hometown

Woodgate Beach, Queensland Australia. A small seaside town with a beautiful white sand beach. Both Childers and Bundaberg have FREE Dump Stations so (if needed) I would recommend using one before visiting Woodgate Beach.

Woodgate Wanderers's Guest Details

Woodgate Wanderers's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

40 feet long

Our rig in the USA is a 40 ft 1999 class A Country Coach

Woodgate Wanderers's Travel Preferences

  • Has slideouts
  • Needs to run a generator

Woodgate Wanderers's References (10)

References from Hosts (7)


July 2017

Awesome Aussies

They shared some very funny believable or not stories and interesting information about their homeland. Would love to see more of them.

James Swanson

July 2017

Really enjoyed their company

Woodgate Wanderers stayed overnight with us late last month and ewe really enjoyed their company.
As they are from Australia it was really interesting to get insight into a foreign, albeit "english speaking", country.

We had a glass of wine while sitting on our back patio/gazebo and chatted (and laughed) about travels, life, family, etc.

We hope they stop by again on their travels, we would love to have them.


September 2016

Great People

We met this wonderful couple at a state park in Pennsylvania and invited them to stay at our home in Virginia when they passed by. They introduced us to Boondockers Welcome and we became members immediately. They spent a glorious Labor Day weekend with us which allowed us to get to know them better. My wife and I had been planning to travel to Australia for some time. Doug was kind to share many ideas and suggestions for travel in his home country with us. We plan to head "down under" in January 2017 and will definitely visit them.


August 2016

Great Guest

Great Guest!
They are always welcome back! Loved to hear their stories about their travels and places they have been.


July 2016

WOW what a great couple

We so enjoyed having them stay for 2 nights.....super couple, lots of fun and interesting! You never know if you will get to there neck of the woods, but if you did they would welcome you. Hope they stop in agin someday.


December 2015

Lovely couple

D & D were so kind and enjoyable to chat with over some food and wine. He also without being asked decided to fix a couple of things that were not working right. What he might have thought was going to be a simple quick fix, turned into a long drawn out project. He finished it and did a superb job, now that it has been fixed correctly I am sure I can look forward to trouble free use for a long time.
Learned a few new expressions in Aussie speak!
Thank you D&D Safe travels!


November 2015

Great couple to host

It was truly a great pleasure to be the host of this couple from Down-under. They are very interesting and are welcome back to my place anytime. Don't pass up the opportunity to be their host.

References from Guests (3)


March 2020

We loved this spot!

We have to say that these hosts went above and beyond what BoondockersWelcome would expect. They offered their space to us even though they were travelling elsewhere at the time. Then CoronaVirus hit and they said we were welcome to stay as long as we needed until we could arrange a flight home to Canada We ended up there for 5 nights. And what a beautiful spot to be while self isolating away from others. They did come home and we spent two evenings (keeping our proper distance) sharing stories and wine! I think I want to move to this wonderful community!


March 2017

Awesome Experience

This couple was extremely accommodating and very helpful in assisting an American couple starting their Australian adventure. We had a beautiful view of the ocean from their property. We now have wonderful Aussie friends and hope to host them in America soon. We highly recommend this couple to anyone traveling in Queensland.


April 2016

Incredibly Gracious Hosts, and Newfound Friends

While it's generally requested that hosts' real names be omitted here, we're going to take the liberty of dispensing with that this one time, as we've already prominently featured, and named, Doug & Di (with their knowledge) in our latest YouTube video about our campervan trip in Australia. If you want to get a real feel for just what amazing and gracious hosts they are, here's where you can see it:

Despite the fact that they were hosting a large gathering of relatives and friends over a holiday weekend, Doug & Di welcomed us like family. They not only took time to show us around the area, but included us in all of their family gatherings.

Thank you so much to Doug, Di and their entire extended family for your hospitality. We can't tell you how much it meant to us to feel so welcomed and included. We've seen throughout our trip that Aussies are warm, wonderful people, but our visit with you took things to a whole new level. Safe travels, and we look forward to seeing you again on your upcoming trip to North America.