An extended weekend away had us back in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales. This time to explore the gorgeous coastal town of Hat Head. WHERE IS IT? This sleepy little town is just over three hours north of Newcastle and is a beautiful area to spend some time if you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the larger coastal towns. Click on map to open in Google Maps WHERE WE STAYED We booked into Hat Head Holiday Park and opted for a roomy unpowered site [Read more...]


Nestled amongst the trees in Coopernook State Forest you will find this beautiful FREE camping area. It’s only a 10 minute drive in from the highway (near Moorland) with a couple of kilometres of unsealed road through to the campground.   It’s a nice spot to base yourself to explore the surrounding area.    WHERE IS IT? Forest Road, Lansdowne NSW 30 mins north of Taree 2hrs north of Newcastle CAMP FEES FREE!!! **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND [Read more...]

six week road trip| SOUTH AUSTRALIA + KOSCIUSZKO

DAY 1  Today we set off on our 6 week trip to South Australia. Our very rough plan was to head to the Eyre Peninsula and the rest we would work out along the way. The only place we had booked prior to leaving was Ceduna Shelly Beach Caravan Park as we were to be there over the Christmas period and wanted to make sure we had somewhere to go.  Being this time of year, we were unsure how busy the Eyre Peninsula would be! So we were packed, ready as ever and started our trip just after [Read more...]

OURA BEACH | OURA (near Wagga Wagga) NSW

Oura Beach is a lovely free camp on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, just east of Wagga Wagga in New South Wales. WHERE IS IT? Oura Beach Road, Oura NSW CAMP FEES FREE!! **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFORMATION There is a large area to camp with access to river.  At the time of our stay there were quite a few other campers so we continued through the campground and followed the river along until we found a quiet spot to camp. Large area Toilets Pet [Read more...]


MAMANGA CAMPGROUND is in Yanga National Park, 5 minutes south of Balranald in NSW. This is a beautiful camp on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River and we were lucky enough to have it all to ourselves! WHERE IS IT? Mamanga Camp Road, Balranald NSW CAMP FEES $6 booking fee and you pay online at NSW National Parks. **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Plenty of space to spread out along the river.  There is actually two sections to this camping area.  The [Read more...]