Tarnagulla Recreation Reserve VICTORIA

Tarnagulla is a small township 40 minutes west of Bendigo in Victoria.  The Recreation Reserve is a large area and a great low cost camping option. WHERE IS IT? Wayman Street, Tarnagulla VIC   CAMP FEES $5 per day, per vehicle CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Toilets Showers ($1/3 minutes) Fires allowed Pet friendly Tennis Court No camping permitted on the oval.  Tarnagulla is a popular gold detecting area and apparently there are yabbies in the [Read more...]

4 Must See Attractions in Mount Gambier, SA

Mount Gambier sits in the south eastern corner of South Australia, just 17kms from the Victorian border. Being midway between Melbourne and Adelaide, it makes a popular destination for a travel break. Mount Gambier is a large city with a population of around 28,000 and is well known for its stunning geographical features and those you will read about here are all free to visit! ATTRACTIONS TO VISIT UMPHERSTON SINKHOLE LOCATION: Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier Once a [Read more...]

Top Attractions in Bendigo, VICTORIA

Bendigo is a two hour drive from Melbourne and is Victoria's fourth largest city. There is so much to see and do in Bendigo and it is full of history from the gold rush days. You will love wandering around this city taking in the sights, particularly the gorgeous historic buildings that line the streets. Bendigo has some great attractions to visit and the ones we went to were all very family friendly! The Visitor Information Centre was very helpful and provided us [Read more...]

Campgrounds in Chichester State Forest NSW

Chichester State Forest is located in New South Wales around 2 hours north west of Newcastle and is a top spot to go camping for the weekend! There are four FREE campgrounds in this part of Chichester State Forest that all have access to the Telegherry River. The campgrounds have a lush rain forest feel and they are mostly flat, grassy open areas. The State Forest is well signposted from Dungog. If you get to Chichester Dam, you have gone too far!  From Dungog it is around 25kms to [Read more...]

Lamb Shanks [CAMP OVEN RECIPE]

The smell of these lamb shanks bubbling away in the camp oven for a few hours will have your mouth watering! This is a quick and easy meal to prepare with only a few veggies to be diced up and the rest is up to the camp oven... and the chef that sorts out the hot coals!! Grab the recipe below and enjoy! Check out some more of our tried and tested recipes here!