Lane Cove River Tourist Park

If you are heading to Sydney and want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Lane Cove River Tourist Park is a fantastic option!   WHERE IS IT? Lane Cove River Tourist Park is located on Plassey Road, Macquarie Park. The park is set within Lane Cove National Park and is a very peaceful spot to base yourself for a weekend of city exploring.   With the airport not too far away, the planes do fly overhead but we didn't see this as a problem... the kids thought it [Read more...]

Kylie’s Beach Campground

Kylie's Beach Campground is situated in Crowdy Bay National Park, around 45 mins south of Port Macquarie. It's a peaceful campground with plenty of grassy sites available.  The sites are not marked but the area caters for around 70 campers. The campground is only 200 metres from the beach itself.  Kylie's Beach is a gorgeous spot for a walk, swim or to throw in a line.  You are able to access the beach by 4WD from the Kylie's Beach car park.  Bear in mind you need a beach [Read more...]

Big 4 Saltwater Holiday Park, YAMBA

Our stay at Big 4 Saltwater Yamba was slightly different to what we originally booked but still fine despite the changes.  We had initially booked on one of their unpowered riverside campsites. Upon arrival we were advised that due to the torrential rain they had over the few weeks leading up to our stay, we could no longer set up down by the river as it was very wet!  Several other campers were in the same position as us and the park had designated an area that was not usually a [Read more...]

Weekend Escape – Hawks Nest, NSW

Hawks Nest is a seaside town located 2.5 hours north of Sydney.  With Jimmys Beach and Bennetts Beach located in close proximity to the caravan park, it makes for a fun and relaxing weekend getaway with the kids.  We stayed at North Coast Holiday Park which has recently undergone a refurbishment.  The park is large with over 140 caravan and camping sites and a few onsite cabins and beach tents also available. The park has a great playground just outside the entrance and a [Read more...]

Camp Cobark

With only a few days left before school returned for 2017, we decided to head to Camp Cobark for a long weekend! Camp Cobark is located on the Cobark River about 35 kms west of Gloucester, NSW. Cobark Station is a fully operational cattle station and is popular for camping and horse riding. They have 5kms of riverside camping available and toilet/shower facilities at the main campground.   CAMPING FEES Main campground (with amenities) - $20 per night Riverside campground (no [Read more...]

The Little Town of Red Rock (NSW)

Monday, 18 April 2016 - Sunday, 24 April 2016 RED ROCK Where we stayed:  North Coast Holiday Park, Red Rock, NSW Today we set off North to Red Rock for a week of exploring and relaxing!  Red Rock is a small coastal town on the Mid North Coast around 30 kms north of Coffs Harbour. Although we have lived in QLD and travelled the Pacific Highway in this direction many many times, we haven't done a lot of camping in North East NSW. After a short stop and lunch break in Port Macquarie [Read more...]