McNamara Park | BROKE NSW

McNamara Park is just over an hour west of Newcastle in the small township of Broke.  This FREE campground is a large grassy area with plenty of shade, perfect for those warmer months! Broke has a small shop stocked with essential items and a brand new playground with a skate park all in easy walking distance from the campground.  WHERE IS IT? Cnr Wollombi & Milbrodale Roads, Broke NSW CAMP FEES FREE!!   CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Flat grassy area with plenty of space. [Read more...]

10 DAYS IN THE YARRA VALLEY & VICTORIAN HIGH COUNTRY

Click on map to open in Google Maps DAY 1 Today we set off south with no real plans except to head towards Victoria. We had a few spots marked on WikiCamps along the Hume Highway that looked suitable for an overnight stay and this time we pulled up in Yass. We like to stop at different places each time we head up and down the freeway and we hadn't stayed here at Joe O'Connor Park. This is a peaceful free camp with plenty of shade and space to spread out along the river. You do [Read more...]

Berrima Reserve | NSW

Berrima Reserve is located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, 130km south of Sydney. A quick and easy overnight stop not far off the freeway.  However, only very small so bookings are essential! WHERE IS IT? Oxley Street, Berrima NSW CAMP FEES $18.00 per night/per site. ** Fees current at the time of this post. ** CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Only 4 sites available.  Bookings are essential by calling 1300 657 559 or follow this link to book and pay online. Maximum 2 night [Read more...]

Ludlows Reserve | LAKE HUME VIC

Ludlows Reserve is a large free camping area with lake access for boating, fishing and swimming. Lake Hume is a very popular spot for ski boats.  We were there over a long weekend and it was packed through the day with lots locals set up for a day on the water. WHERE IS IT? Lake Hume is 25kms south east of Albury. CAMP FEES FREE!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION As you drive in there is space to camp in the actual reserve, although, when we arrived it was quite busy so we crossed over the boat [Read more...]

Fry’s Flat Campground | Howqua Hills VIC

FRY'S FLAT CAMPGROUND is within Howqua Hills Historic Area.  There are several campgrounds in the area all with access to the river and plenty of space and shade. Howqua Hills is 35km south east of Mansfield and not too far from the alpine village of Mount Buller.  WHERE IS IT? Brocks Road, Howqua Hills, VIC From Mansfield you follow Mount Buller Road for around 19kms then turn onto Howqua Track for the remaining 16km which is on good gravel road through to the camping area. CAMP [Read more...]