Scheyville serenity

Another national park located in Sydney’s northwest near Windsor is Scheyville. The park covers over 900 hectares and includes a permanent freshwater lagoon attracting many bird species. There is a lot of history attached to Sheyville and a timeline of its uses is as follows: Original occupants of the area were the Darug Tribe. From…

Cattai Farm on Sydney’s doorstep

We thought we would post a couple articles for those looking for a nice bush escape on Sydney’s doorstep. There are some wonderful national parks dotted around the city if you are looking for a close getaway. Situated along the banks of the Hawkesbury River and Cattai Creek between Windsor and Wisemans Ferry, Cattai National…

5 Bush Getaways in the South East

On the far south coast of New South Wales near the bay side village of Eden lies Ben Boyd National Park. This large coastal park skirts the rugged coastline on either side of picturesque Twofold Bay. The northern section takes in spectacular coastal vistas, two picnic areas and the impressive ‘pinnacles’, a unique land form…

A few more treasures of Northern Kosciuszko

The high county has to be one of our favourite if not best camping, four wheel driving and general touring destinations. The spectacular scenery, fascinating history and abundance of places to visit are all part of the overall attraction of this area. It does not matter how many times you visit this region you will…

Explore Long Plain in Northern Kosciuszko

Situated 53km north of Adaminaby and 73km south of Tumut within the northern section of Kosciuszko National Park lies the beautiful and remote Long Plain area. Although only open to vehicles during the summer period, Long Plain Road is easily accessible off the Snowy Mountains Highway and closely follows a traditional Aboriginal trail. Long Plain…

Forest getaways on the Mid North Coast

Hidden away deep within the mountain ranges along the Mid North Coast of New South Wales are a wealth of secluded, shady camping spots that make for a great camping getaway. We begin our tour of this delightful region a short distance south of the timbertown, Wauchope. Swans Crossing Reserve within Kerewong State Forest is…

On the trail of Thunderbolt

The plan was to meander back to our home on the central tablelands of New South Wales from visiting family in Brisbane. We had all of the camping gear in and were set for a week of exploring many of the wonderful attractions on offer in the north half of the state. Perhaps finding some…

High Country highlights near Omeo

Stunning mountain scenery, country hospitality and fascinating history all make Omeo and the surrounding district a great place to spend a few days. At around 400 kilometres north east of Melbourne in the heart of the Victorian High Country Omeo can best be accessed via the Great Alpine Road from Bairnsdale. If coming from the…

Namadgi Magic, Canberra’s National Park

Looking for a weekend escape from the nations capital or a scenic and intriguing stopover on your way to the high country then Namadgi has you covered. Located on Canberra’s doorstep, Namadgi National Park takes its name from the Aboriginal word used to describe the mountain ranges that now form part of the park. Covering…

Way Way Forest Drive

Just thought we would add a video from a recent trip up the mid north coast of NSW. Just off the main drag north, the Pacific Highway about fifty odd kilometres north of Kempsey you will find the beautiful Yarriabini National Park. Once you have taken in the views awesome views of the coastline from…