Top End Expedition Part 6

Arriving in the cosmopolitan city of the north, Darwin, population around 150,000 and often referred to as the gateway to south east Asia we headed straight to our accommodation for the next week. Even though we love our tent and camping it was a welcome change to be out of the tent for a stint,... Continue Reading →

Top End Expedition Part 5

Before reluctantly leaving this very special part of the country there were a couple surprises in store for our lucky group of travelers. We had been provided very special access into the homelands of its traditional owners. We would be able to gain an insight into the traditional ways of life from hunting and gathering... Continue Reading →

Top End Expedition Part 4

Exuberant from our first experience of the magic of Arnhem Land and the Stunning Cobourg Peninsula we were back on the tourist run of Kakadu and bitumen of the Arnhem Highway our camp  to be at Corroboree Park in relative civilisation, not something we had missed the last week we must say. It was however... Continue Reading →

Top End Expedition Part 3

Now the true Top End Arnhem Land Expedition begins. After topping up on supplies and enough fuel for the next week we head north out of Jabiru in convoy for the infamous Cahills Crossing of the East Alligator River. Timing the tides here is a must and with the river home to many families of... Continue Reading →

Top End Expedition Part 2

After leaving the gorgeous and enchanting Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park it was time to head for the ever popular and for good reason Kakadu National Park as a prelude to our Arnhem Land mega adventure. We were not only looking at visiting the popular Kakadu spots that are frequented by the masses of... Continue Reading →

Top End Expedition Part 1

Welcome to this new 8 part series from our Northern Territory expedition earlier this year in 2016. In part 1 we venture west out of Brisbane into outback Queensland and through the stunning Channel Country. Our first nights camp just shy of Roma being Yuleba Camping Area on the banks of Judds Lagoon, a top... Continue Reading →

Channel Country Cruising

When the call of wide open country and big blue skies beckon it is hard to go past Queensland’s Channel Country. The so named ‘Channel Country’ is made up of a complex ‘latticework’ of waterways that eventually drain into Lake Eyre in South Australia. One of the main waterways in this region, the beautiful Barcoo... Continue Reading →

Conondale camping

To the west of the Sunshine Coast and only a short couple of hours from Brisbane there is a camping destination that just must be on your list. Hidden deep within the lush and rugged Conondale Ranges lies the beautiful tall forests of Conondale National Park, Imbil and Jimna State Forests. These forests have long... Continue Reading →

Great camping in the central Darling Downs

The bustling rural centre of St George lies about 300 kilometres south west of Dalby via the Moonie Highway and 120 kilometres north of Mungindi in New South Wales via the Carnarvon Highway. Known for its cotton growing industry St George is located on the Balonne River making for some fantastic camping opportunities. There are... Continue Reading →

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