WHITE CLIFFS – OUTBACK NSW

WHITE CLIFFS… an intriguing little outback town! You will find White Cliffs around 70km north of Wilcannia and 270km northeast of Broken Hill in Outback NSW. White Cliffs is renowned for its opal mining and fascinating underground houses.  The houses are a sight to see, well you don’t actually see much and I guess that is the amazing part… Most you only see a front door in the side of a hill or air vents popping out of the ground and that's pretty much it!!   With temperatures [Read more...]

Mount Yacaaba Walking Track

YACAABA WALKING TRACK Location: Hawks Nest, NSW (Myall Lakes National Park) Distance: 6.3km return to the Beach Road Car Park Time frame: 2.5 hours... this was with a nice rest at the top and some geocaching too! Grade: 4 Elevation: 185m above sea level GETTING TO THE START OF THE TRACK The walking track starts at the southern end of Bennetts Beach. We parked at the end of Beach Road and it is around a 1.5km walk along the beach to the start of the track. [Read more...]

Sturt’s Boat Replica – TIBOOBURRA, NSW

STURT'S BOAT REPLICA Sturt’s Boat Replica is located at Pioneer Park in Tibooburra, in Outback NSW.   It is a replica of the 27 ft long whaleboat that Sturt’s party carried with them by wagon on their expedition in 1844-1845. They were in search of "the inland sea".   Sturt also took with him a party of 15 men, 11 horses, 30 bullocks, 4 drays, 200 sheep and 6 dogs.  They travelled along the Murray and Darling Rivers towards the now Broken [Read more...]

Cameron Corner

CAMERON CORNER - where three states meet! Cameron Corner is the name given to the location where the New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian borders meet.  We made the trip to Cameron Corner across the 140km dirt road from Tibooburra and at the time of our travel the road was in quite good condition!! We attempted to get to Cameron Corner back in 2010 but due to heavy rain the roads were closed and we were forced to re-route our trip.  Fast forward to 2016 and [Read more...]

VIVID SYDNEY 2017

VIVID Sydney is definitely something to put on your bucket list!  This was our first time to see this huge outdoor light event and we were very impressed!!  We will be back to explore more of the amazing displays another year. The light displays are in various locations around the city and easily accessible.  I do suggest you have a plan before heading out and downloading the Vivid App will assist you with organising your visit.  You could easily spend a week in Sydney and [Read more...]

YAMBA – Picture Perfect!

We recently had our first visit to Yamba, a gorgeous coastal community in northern New South Wales. Yamba is situated around 1 hour north of Grafton and a short 15 minutes off the Pacific Highway.  Yamba has many beautiful beaches and a stunning coastline to explore - it certainly didn't disappoint! Here is a snapshot of the beauty... We really enjoyed our time in Yamba and it is definitely somewhere we [Read more...]