When we were exploring the beautiful Waterfall Way we based ourselves at Ebor and day tripped around the area to view the falls and walks. Ebor Falls is a leisurely kilometre away from the Rec Area and there is a nice easy walking track to follow to get there or you can drive to the main car park if you prefer. WHERE IS IT? Waterfall Way, Ebor NSW CAMP FEES Donation - $5 per night (donation box at toilets) ** Fees current at the time of this post. ** CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Grassy [Read more...]


ZENITH BEACH - WRECK BEACH - BOX BEACH Tomaree National Park is located in the Port Stephens region and has some beautiful bush and coastal walking trails to explore. This section of Tomaree Coastal Walk is around 6kms return. We started our walk from the Zenith Beach car park in Shoal Bay and made our way to Wreck Beach and then onto Box Beach. Click on map to open in Google Maps The track is graded medium and is generally a well formed gravel track but does have some uphill [Read more...]

Campgrounds in Chichester State Forest NSW

Chichester State Forest is located in New South Wales around 2 hours north west of Newcastle and is a top spot to go camping for the weekend! There are four FREE campgrounds in this part of Chichester State Forest that all have access to the Telegherry River. The campgrounds have a lush rain forest feel and they are mostly flat, grassy open areas. The State Forest is well signposted from Dungog. If you get to Chichester Dam, you have gone too far!  From Dungog it is around 25kms to [Read more...]


Click on map to open in Google MapsMap shows places we stayed only, does not include day trips to surrounding areas. We had three weeks off over the Christmas period of 2018/19 and decided to head back to Victoria to explore some areas we hadn't yet visited. We had a rough idea of where the trip was going to take us but only locked in sites in Bendigo and Ballarat before leaving. The rest of the places we stayed we worked out while we were on the [Read more...]

Bowmans Crossing FREE CAMP | Upper Hunter, NSW

Bowmans Crossing FREE CAMP is a good option for the night if you are passing through the Upper Hunter region.  You need to be fully self sufficient to camp here as there are no facilities. WHERE IS IT? 10kms west of Jerrys Plains on the Golden Highway (NSW). Right hand side of road before crossing the river (Bowmans Crossing Bridge) when heading west. CAMP FEES FREE!!! **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFORMATION ▶️ Large grassed area  ▶️ No [Read more...]