Jaycee Island Campground | BENALLA VIC

Jaycee Island Campground is a beautiful free camping area just at the back of the main street in Benalla.  The camping area is near the lake and is a peaceful setting to spend a night or two. WHERE IS IT? Head into the library overflow carpark and through to the dirt road on the other side and follow the track to the camping area. Red rectangle is the overflow carpark, follow yellow section to the campground. CAMP FEES FREE!! **fees current at the time of this [Read more...]


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...]

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...]