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 [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...]

The Twin Towns – FORSTER/TUNCURRY, NSW

From the bridge to the beaches and the lake to the lookouts, a visit to the twin towns of FORSTER/TUNCURRY will not disappoint! Forster/Tuncurry is nestled at the top of the Great Lakes Region in New South Wales, around 3.5 hour north of Sydney. Joined by a 600 metre bridge and surrounded by the beautiful Wallis Lake and the blue seas of the Pacific Ocean, this is a beautiful holiday destination to visit and explore. Forster/Tuncurry is a very popular tourist spot, especially in the warmer [Read more...]

The Drip Gorge Walking Track – Mudgee Region, NSW

THE DRIP GORGE WALKING TRACK is a fairly easy and mostly flat 2.8km return walk beside the Goulburn River.  There are a few steps to tackle but nothing too strenuous.  The Drip is a 35 metre high overhanging cliff and water constantly drips out of the sandstone cliff to the river below. WHERE IS IT? Ulan/Cassilis Road 40 minutes north of Mudgee in New South Wales. THINGS TO KNOW! Picnic tables and toilets are located at the start of the track. The parking [Read more...]