Sheepyard Flat | Howqua Hills VICTORIA

When we visited the Victorian High Country recently we free camped in the beautiful Howqua Hills Historic Area at SHEEPYARD FLAT CAMPGROUND. Howqua Hills is 35km south east of Mansfield and not too far from the alpine village of Mount Buller.  There are several campgrounds all with access to the river and plenty of space and shade. WHERE IS IT? Brocks Road, Howqua Hills, VIC From Mansfield you follow Mount Buller Road for around 19kms then turn onto Howqua Track for the remaining 16km [Read more...]

Joe O’Connor Park | Yass NSW

Joe O'Connor Park is a peaceful free camping area in the small New South Wales town of Yass.  There is plenty of shade and space to camp along the river and it is located in the middle of town. This is a great option for an overnight stay if you are travelling up or down the Hume Highway. WHERE IS IT? 12 Laidlaw Street, Yass NSW CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION There are no facilities so you do need to be self contained. Suitable for all size rigs. Pet friendly. Shade [Read more...]

10 DAY ROAD TRIP | CENTRAL WEST NSW

We had 10 days off in the October School Holidays with the idea of heading towards the Blue Mountains to explore some new areas. How we got there and where we stayed was largely decided on the trip and planned day by day with WikiCamps. This trip turned out to be 10 days of free camping in some of the most beautiful and quiet campsites around the Central West Region. Click on map to open in Google Maps DAY 1 We always prefer to get on the road on the Friday after work for an hour or [Read more...]

Animals on Bikes | Tourist Trail NSW

The ANIMALS ON BIKES tourist trail is a 120km self drive that showcases some very creative sculptures in the paddocks along the way. Animals on Bikes has grown from 45 sculptures in 2009 to 111 on display now!! The sculptures have all been created by the locals that live in the area. There isn’t really space to stop roadside so it’s more of a drive by and see them, except for the towns where you can easily pull up. A fun drive and a nice diversion off the highway if you are travelling [Read more...]

Ponto Falls Reserve (near Dubbo) NSW

Ponto Falls Reserve is a truly beautiful free camp on the Macquarie River with ample space to spread out and plenty of water in the river for swimming or kayaking. We stayed for a night over the October Long Weekend and although there were quite a few campers, there was still plenty of space and no one was camped on top of each other. Through the week, it would be magic!! WHERE IS IT? 📍Ponto Falls Road, Maryvale NSW (40 mins south of Dubbo) CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND [Read more...]