Camp Cobark

With only a few days left before school returned for 2017, we decided to head to Camp Cobark for a long weekend! Camp Cobark is located on the Cobark River about 35 kms west of Gloucester, NSW. Cobark Station is a fully operational cattle station and is popular for camping and horse riding. They have 5kms of riverside camping available and toilet/shower facilities at the main campground.   CAMPING FEES Main campground (with amenities) - $20 per night Riverside campground (no [Read more...]

TAYLOR’S BEACH – Port Stephens, NSW

Our little man turned a big 5 on the 10th of January.  Among other things he got a brand new fishing rod!  So what better way to celebrate than a BBQ picnic dinner with a spot of fishing!! We have a gorgeous little spot about 25 minutes from home - Taylors Beach!  It has a big grassy picnic area and the water is shallow and very calm for the kids to swim in.  And we always get a bite... although never anything overly big...but we keep trying! Pretty happy with [Read more...]

Our Adventure to Whoota Whoota Lookout

On a recent camping weekend at Sandbar Caravan Park we decided on a trip to Whoota Whoota Lookout.   Whoota Whoota Lookout is in the Wallingat National Park around 40 kilometres south of Forster, NSW. We set out from Sandbar (following the GPS) and turned right on The Lakes Way and then shortly after turned left onto Coomba Road heading towards Coomba Park.  This didn't seem to the be the best way to get to the Lookout but nonetheless we continued.  The GPS told us to [Read more...]

A Trip To The Corner Store – Outback Australia

In 2010 rain hampered our efforts to get to Cameron Corner and we had to change plans and head south due to many road closures. So this is Take 2 for our Corner Country Trip! Monday, 4 July 2016 - Sunday, 17 July 2016 CORNER COUNTRY HERE WE COME!! Where we stayed:  Nyngan Van & Leisure Park Let our holiday begin!! Our destination today:  Nyngan.  After a few hours in the car we stopped at Merriwa for morning tea and a play in the park.  Lunch saw us at Dunedoo [Read more...]

Tomaree Head Summit Walk

Mt Tomaree is located in Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, NSW.   Tomaree Head Summit Walk is a must!!  This walk is 2.2km return trip and took us around 25 minutes to get to the top to see the spectacular views of the Port Stephens area.  We did the walk early on a beautiful winter morning in May and then had breakfast at a cafe on the way home! The track starts off with quite a steep paved pathway and then climbs up changing between dirt tracks and grid mesh platforms and steps [Read more...]