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...]

Moss Vale Showground NSW

If you are travelling on the east coast and looking for a quick overnight stop an hour south of Sydney, MOSS VALE SHOWGROUND is great option! The Showground is located a short 20 minutes off the Hume Motorway on the Illawarra Highway. WHERE IS IT? Moss Vale Showground is on the Illawarra Highway, Moss Vale. 50 mins south of Campbelltown 45 mins north of Goulburn CAMP FEES Powered site - $25 per night. **fee current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFO Large grassy [Read more...]

Sturt’s Boat Replica – TIBOOBURRA, NSW

Sturt’s Boat Replica is located at Pioneer Park in Tibooburra, in Outback NSW. It is a replica of the 27 ft long whaleboat that Sturt’s party carried with them by wagon on their expedition in 1844-1845. They were in search of "the inland sea".  Sturt also took with him a party of 15 men, 11 horses, 30 bullocks, 4 drays, 200 sheep and 6 dogs.  They travelled along the Murray and Darling Rivers towards the now Broken Hill.  They were stranded for months due to the [Read more...]

Cameron Corner

CAMERON CORNER - where three states meet! Cameron Corner is the name given to the location where the New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian borders meet.  We made the trip to Cameron Corner across the 140km dirt road from Tibooburra and at the time of our travel the road was in quite good condition!! We attempted to get to Cameron Corner back in 2010 but due to heavy rain the roads were closed and we were forced to re-route our trip.  Fast forward to 2016 and we were able [Read more...]