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.  

Campground in TIBOOBURRA – OUTBACK NSW

If you are travelling around Corner Country make sure you check out this awesome low cost campground in Tibooburra! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION  Large level sites No power Hot showers Toilets Campfires allowed Pets allowed Rainwater available 1.5km from town Undercover picnic area with BBQ Lots of space for the kids Peaceful bush setting COST? $15 per night, per vehicle **fee current at the time of this post WHERE [Read more...]

Newcastle Harbour Cruise

We had the perfect autumn day for our lunchtime cruise around Newcastle Harbour.   We were welcomed aboard the "Princess", a 28.5 metre vessel, and shown our seats ready to cruise the harbour! The vessel is licensed to carry 216 guests and has a fully enclosed air conditioned dining area with ample window viewing.  A spiral staircase allows for access to the upper deck where you can really take in the views. This particular cruise commences at 12 noon and a buffet [Read more...]

Mount Yacaaba Walking Track

YACAABA WALKING TRACK Location: Hawks Nest, NSW (Myall Lakes National Park) Distance: 6.3km return to the Beach Road Car Park Time frame: 2.5 hours... this was with a nice rest at the top and some geocaching too! Grade: 4 Elevation: 185m above sea level GETTING TO THE START OF THE TRACK The walking track starts at the southern end of Bennetts Beach. We parked at the end of Beach Road and it is around a 1.5km walk along the beach to the start of the track. THE TERRAIN The track [Read more...]

Korsmans Landing Camping Area, NSW

KORSMANS LANDING CAMPING AREA is located within Myall Lakes National Park in New South Wales. WHERE IS IT? The campground is easily accessible by taking the Bulahdelah Exit from the Pacific Highway and then a short 13km along Bombah Point Road will have you there.  Bombah Point Road does turn to dirt halfway along but it is a good road. CAMP FEES $8 per car per day.  You can purchase an Annual Park Pass and there are a number of different passes available dependent on where you [Read more...]