Kimba Recreation Reserve | South Australia

You are now HALFWAY ACROSS AUSTRALIA!!! Kimba Recreation Reserve would have to be up there with one of the best free (donation ) camps we have stayed at in the middle of a town!   WHERE IS IT? North Terrace, Kimba, South Australia CAMP FEES Donation box near the toilets... it’s well worth putting in some so they keep this facility open for everyone to enjoy!  **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Huge area, quiet location, toilets, showers ($$), great [Read more...]

Murray River National Park | Renmark, South Australia

Just south of Renmark in South Australia you will find Murray River National Park.  There are a few sections to this camping area and we stayed in Lyrup Flat.  This link provides details and maps of the camping areas. WHERE IS IT? Murray River National Park - Lyrup Flats Section  20 minutes south of Renmark, SA CAMP FEES $13 per night / per campsite.  Book online at **fees current at the time of this [Read more...]


Common Beach Camp Spot is such a beautiful FREE camp on the Murrumbidgee River at Darlington Point. We had this spot all to ourselves, not another soul in sight!! Darlington Point is a really nice little town. Looks to have had a few $$$ spent recently with new parks, playgrounds and a good looking boat ramp. We could have easily stayed a few days and put the boat in, however, we had a date with South Australia, and had to get in before they shut the border (due to COVID).   WHERE IS [Read more...]


Belanglo State Forest is around an hour south of Campbelltown (Sydney) and is only a few short kilometres in from the Hume Motorway. There are a couple of campgrounds in the State Forest and this one is Dalys Clearing. It is a beautiful open area among the pine trees and it's a FREE CAMP! WHERE IS IT? Dalys Road, Belanglo State Forest, NSW CAMP FEES FREE!! **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Pit toilets. Fires permitted (check sign for fire bans). Good dirt [Read more...]

FROG’S HOLLOW | Lake Cargelligo NSW

We found a beautiful spot by the water in Lake Cargelligo.  This campground is Frog’s Hollow and is just on the edge of town. Great spot to fish, swim, ski or simply relax!   WHERE IS IT? Off Narrandera Street, Lake Cargelligo NSW CAMP FEES Donation - there is a yellow donation box near the toilets. **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Toilets (we didn't use so cannot comment). Waterfront camping. Shade available. Pet friendly. Maximum 7 day [Read more...]