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...]

THE FERNLEIGH TRACK – Newcastle, NSW

THE FERNLEIGH TRACK The Fernleigh Track is a popular shared pathway running from Adamstown to Belmont. This 15.9km track is built along a former railway line and is a well maintained pathway making it a great spot to walk, run or cycle! There are many points along the way that you can gain access so you can choose to do as little or as much as you like! Public toilets, seats and water stations are available at different points along the pathway. The track is in a peaceful bushland area and [Read more...]

COOLAH TOPS NATIONAL PARK, New South Wales

The October Long Weekend had us exploring Coolah Tops National Park in New South Wales. Coolah Tops National Park is 30kms east of the township of Coolah and around 330kms north west of Newcastle. The last 15kms into the National Park is dirt road with a few dips in sections, however, no issues for a 4WD/van with reasonable clearance. WHERE DID WE GO? ➡ CLICK ON THE MAP TO OPEN IN GOOGLE MAPS ⬅ We left home on Friday afternoon and had a quick overnight stop near Jerrys Plains at [Read more...]

BATTERY ROCK REST AREA – Gungal, NSW

Battery Rock Rest Area is a FREE CAMP on the Golden Highway. The rest area is fairly small however there is a turning circle down the bottom so access in and out if towing is fine. This rest area has some interesting rock formations that are millions of years old!  Even if you are not camping overnight, it's worth a quick break to view these. WHERE IS IT? Battery Rock Rest Area is between Sandy Hollow and Merriwa on the Golden Highway, around 3km west of the township of [Read more...]