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...]
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...]
Chichester State Forest is located in New South Wales around 2 hours north west of Newcastle and is a top spot to go camping for the weekend! There are four FREE campgrounds in this part of Chichester State Forest that all have access to the Telegherry River. The campgrounds have a lush rain forest feel and they are mostly flat, grassy open areas. The State Forest is well signposted from Dungog. If you get to Chichester Dam, you have gone too far! From Dungog it is around 25kms to [Read more...]
The smell of these lamb shanks bubbling away in the camp oven for a few hours will have your mouth watering! This is a quick and easy meal to prepare with only a few veggies to be diced up and the rest is up to the camp oven... and the chef that sorts out the hot coals!! Grab the recipe below and enjoy! Check out some more of our tried and tested recipes here!
Coachwood Camping Area is one of four campsites in this part of Chichester State Forest. The campgrounds in Chichester State Forest have a lush rain forest feel. They are mostly flat, grassy open areas and have access to the river. And... they are all FREE!! WHERE IS IT? 📍 Chichester State Forest NSWFrying Pan Road, Upper Karuah River Chichester State Forest is well signposted from Dungog. If you get to the dam, you have gone too far! From Dungog it is around 25kms to Currawong [Read more...]