Sheepyard Flat, Howqua Hills VICTORIA

When we visited the Victorian High Country recently we free camped in the beautiful Howqua Hills Historic Area at SHEEPYARD FLAT CAMPGROUND. Howqua Hills is 35km south east of Mansfield and not too far from the alpine village of Mount Buller.  There are several campgrounds all with access to the river and plenty of space and shade. 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 [Read more...]

Joe O’Connor Park, Yass NSW

Joe O'Connor Park is a peaceful free camping area in the small New South Wales town of Yass.  There is plenty of shade and space to camp along the river and it is located in the middle of town. This is a great option for an overnight stay if you are travelling up or down the Hume Highway. WHERE IS IT? 12 Laidlaw Street, Yass NSW CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION There are no facilities so you do need to be self contained. Suitable for all size rigs. Pet friendly. Shade [Read more...]

Ponto Falls Reserve (near Dubbo) NSW

Ponto Falls Reserve is a truly beautiful free camp on the Macquarie River with ample space to spread out and plenty of water in the river for swimming or kayaking. We stayed for a night over the October Long Weekend and although there were quite a few campers, there was still plenty of space and no one was camped on top of each other. Through the week, it would be magic!! WHERE IS IT? 📍Ponto Falls Road, Maryvale NSW (40 mins south of Dubbo) CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND [Read more...]

Bakers Shaft Reserve via Burnt Yards NSW

Bakers Shaft Reserve is a beautiful free camp on the Belubula River in the Central West Region of New South Wales. WHERE IS IT? 📍Junction Park Road, Burnt Yards NSW This campground is between Bathurst and Cowra. It is 15km off the Mid Western Highway with the last 5km being dirt road. ❗️Be sure to take Burnt Yards Road otherwise you’ll end up at a locked gate! CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION This bush campground has two parts, one as you drive in and another up over the [Read more...]

Glen Davis Campground NSW

In the late 1930's Glen Davis was in the centre of the Shale Oil Industry, now it is somewhat of a ghost town.  The Capertee Valley is definitely worth a visit with its stunning scenery provided by towering sandstone cliffs in every direction you look. Glen Davis Campground is in the centre of town and as it is not within Wollemi National Park, dogs are allowed.   WHERE IS IT? Crown Crescent, Glen Davis NSW CAMP FEES Donation Box. CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Toilets/Showers [Read more...]