Just near Coorongooba Campground is the old Glen Davis Shale Oil Works that was in operation from 1940-1952. Guided tours are available on Saturday afternoons. If like us you are there outside of that time you can wander and look from afar... there are a few ruins including the bath house that you can get a closer look at! WHERE IS IT? Click here to open map in Google Maps THE RUINS
A beautiful campground on the banks of the Capertee River, although very dry at the moment! Coorongooba Campground is surrounded by impressive sandstone cliffs, has an abundance of wildlife and with no phone service you feel a million miles from anywhere! In periods of wet weather there is a river crossing to get to the campground. WHERE IS IT? Wollemi National Park, NSW Access from Capertee along Glen Davis Road OR from Rylstone along Glen Alice Road. There is around 12kms of dirt road to [Read more...]
Great free camp a few minutes off the Hunter Expressway. Quiet location with no highway traffic noise and plenty of space. WHERE IS IT? 📍 John Rose Avenue, BRANXTON, NSW CAMP FEES FREE!! **fees current at the time of this post CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Large grassed area next to sports oval Max. 72 hour stay Toilets Water available No power Dog friendly Rubbish bins Dump Point Great place to overnight! Check out the listing on WikiCamps!
Just under an hour from the Gold Coast is the incredibly spectacular Springbrook National Park! If you are visiting the Gold Coast be sure to take a day trip to the Hinterland! You won’t be disappointed with the amazing lookouts and stunning waterfalls... some you can even walk right behind, close enough to be splashed (which will send the kids crazy!!). https://youtu.be/8m9uPqVNpfk Springbrook National Park is around 40kms south west of the Gold Coast. Being so close to the [Read more...]
8 DAYS & NO REAL PLAN! Sometimes heading ahead with no real plan of where you are going is the best way to do it and that was exactly how this trip was! We had a great time exploring new areas, we found some awesome campsites and did a fair amount of relaxing around the van! Click on map to open in Google Maps DAY 1 We set off towards the Bucketts Way and Nowendoc Mountain with a quick stop at the top to have a look at the view! One of the pull over bays going [Read more...]