Bridge Reserve Campground – CLARENCE TOWN, NSW

BRIDGE RESERVE is a council owned camping ground located in the small rural town of Clarence Town.   The camping ground sits on the banks of the Williams River around 55km north west of Newcastle.  The Reserve has large grassy unpowered sites.  There is ample room at this campground, however it does get quite busy during holidays and long weekends so best to call and book.  There are a few campsites right on the river and plenty more by the fence under the [Read more...]

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...]

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...]