Bowmans Crossing FREE CAMP – Upper Hunter, NSW

Bowmans Crossing FREE CAMP is a good option for the night if you are passing through the Upper Hunter region.  You need to be fully self sufficient to camp here as there are no facilities. WHERE IS IT? 10kms west of Jerrys Plains on the Golden Highway (NSW). Right hand side of road before crossing the river (Bowmans Crossing Bridge) when heading west. CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION ▶️ Large grassed area  ▶️ No facilities  ▶️ River access This [Read more...]

COXS CREEK CAMPING AREA – Coolah Tops National Park

COXS CREEK CAMPING AREA is a free camp located within Coolah Tops National Park.  WHERE IS IT? Coolah Tops National Park is 30kms east of the township of Coolah and around 330kms north west of Newcastle. The last 15kms into the National Park is dirt road with a few dips in sections, no issues for a 4WD/van with reasonable clearance. CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Coxs Creek is a shady campground with campsites dotted throughout the trees. The old Coxs Creek [Read more...]

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...]