Camp on Allyn – East Gresford

CAMP ON ALLYN - EAST GRESFORD We recently spent three nights at CAMP ON ALLYN - EAST GRESFORD in the Hunter Region of NSW.  Camp on Allyn sits on the Allyn River and is a peaceful country location to take the family for the weekend. The Owners, Tom and Robyn, have only recently opened this campground on their working cattle property.  WHERE IS IT? Camp on Allyn is located on Gresford Road, East Gresford, around 70kms north west of Newcastle. CAMP [Read more...]

Jerrys Plains Recreational Reserve **FREE CAMP**

Jerrys Plains Recreational Reserve is a great FREE campground just off the highway! WHERE IS IT? Jerrys Plains is a small town located between Singleton and Merriwa on the Golden Highway in NSW.  The Recreational Reserve is on Wambo Street. CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFO Large grassed area Suitable for tents through to big rigs Toilets Water available No power  Playground BBQs Dog friendly  Rubbish bins  Tennis [Read more...]

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 [Read more...]

ECHUCA: Paddlesteamers on the Murray!

When visiting ECHUCA in Victoria, a cruise down the Murray River on a Paddlesteamer is a must!! The Murray River fleet has three Paddlesteamers:  PS Emmylou, PS Canberra and PS Pride of the Murray.  We boarded the PS Canberra which happens to be the oldest Paddlesteamer in the fleet - she's been on the water for over a century! The cruise we went on lasted for approximately one hour and the skipper provided an informative historic commentary along the way.   [Read more...]

Australian Wildlife

There is always plenty of wildlife to see when travelling around Australia whether you are on the coast or in the outback.  It's such a great experience, especially for kids, to see these beautiful animals up close! Here's a few we have seen on our travels.