We stayed three nights at HIGHER GROUND HOMESTAY and used it as our base to explore Emerald and The Gemfields in Central Queensland. Higher Ground Homestay is a property which the owners have opened up for bush camping. It is a very peaceful location and only 15 minutes south of Emerald. WHERE IS IT? 1467 Selma Road, Emerald, QLD. CAMP FEES $7 per night (unpowered) $15 per night (powered) CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Power and water available. No [Read more...]
Meadowbank Farm Stay is a great low cost option with plenty of space, peace and quiet and lovely country hospitality from the owners, Allan and Robyn. WHERE IS IT? 10kms west of Roma (QLD) at 60 Bindango Road, Bungeworgorai. CAMP FEES $15 per night (unpowered) $25 per night (powered) CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Clean amenities - the showers are heated by an old donkey boiler and nice and hot! Fire allowed. Power available if needed. Bring your own [Read more...]
Boomi River Picnic Area is a large free camp beside the river, just south of Mungindi. There is a flat area beside the road, however, if you follow the dirt road down to the river there is a huge area around 300 metres off the road that is perfect for camping! WHERE IS IT? 10kms south of Mungindi, just below the NSW/QLD border. CAMP FEES FREE!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION No facilities (there is a portaloo but we didn't use it so can't comment on this...) Large camping area, [Read more...]
BENDEMEER CAMPING GROUND is a great low cost option between Tamworth and Armidale on the New England Highway. WHERE IS IT? Bendemeer is around 40 kms north of Tamworth in New South Wales. CAMP FEES $5.00 per vehicle per night. There is an honesty box as you drive into the camping ground. CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Maximum stay is 24 hours. Large flat camping area. Toilets. Fires allowed. No power. Check out the listing on WikiCamps!
WHERE IS IT? "Old Bara", 631 Bara Road, Bara (near Mudgee) NSW. Old Bara is around 25 minutes to the east of Mudgee and is a working cattle property. CAMP FEES Each site is $30.00 per night per caravan/tent. CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Old Bara has private campsites, just like the one we were on, scattered all over their property. If you are not fully self contained there are sites closer to the pit toilets. Otherwise, like us, you can go way down the back [Read more...]