CENTRAL QUEENSLAND – Two Week Trip Plan

The July School Holidays were upon us and we set off for a two week trip into Central Queensland.  The only real plans were to make it to The Gemfields and Carnarvon Gorge and the rest we worked out along the way. Sandstone Park at Carnarvon Gorge was the only campsite we pre-booked because we were told it could be busy, however, we only phoned them two days before arriving and they were able to accommodate us.  The rest of the time we worked out the general area we were heading and [Read more...]

Mungindi Bridge (Nth Side) – Mungindi, QLD

A great FREE camp on the banks of the Barwon River and within easy walking distance to town. WHERE IS IT? Carnarvon Highway, Mungindi.  Queensland side of the bridge. CAMP FEES FREE!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Toilets Picnic tables Garbage bins Playground Check out the listing on WikiCamps! Here's another FREE CAMP near Mungindi worth checking out too - especially if you are fully self sufficient!

CATARACT GORGE, Launceston TAS

CATARACT GORGE is a short 5 minute drive from central Launceston.  A popular place for a walk, run, swim or to simply relax in the beautiful bushland setting! WHERE IS IT? 📍 Basin Road, West Launceston, TAS COST? The Gorge is FREE to enter!!  However, if you wish to have a ride on the chairlift, this does come at a cost. WHAT CAN YOU DO THERE? There are many different walking trails to enjoy.  A couple of shorter, easier 1km walks to more difficult longer [Read more...]

CARNARVON GORGE (QLD): Day Hike Guide

Carnarvon Gorge is truly spectacular!! From the occasional-walker to the overnight-hiker, there is something for everyone.  Carnarvon Creek winds through towering sandstone cliffs for some 30 kms and you will be in awe of the sheer size of these walls when you wander along the track.  The walk will have you hiking through a lush green forest full of plant and animal life.  Rock hopping over Carnarvon Creek many times will keep you on your toes... and hopefully your shoes stay [Read more...]

Mundubbera Showground, QLD

Showgrounds are generally a low cost option with plenty of space and Mundubbera Showground definitely ticked both of these boxes! WHERE IS IT? 📍 Bunce Street, Mundubbera QLD CAMP FEES $16.50 per site (no extra for kids!!!) CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Power Water Toilets Showers ...and a whole lot of space for the kids to run free!! Check out the listing on WikiCamps! Click on the map below to see the full wrap up of our two week Central [Read more...]