Winter is here

How good does this spot look? Especially when it has been so chilly! We know a lot of travellers are on their migration north. Some move in the opposite direction, and make the most of the lack of crowds and choice of spots in our southern states.

A new name for the camp at Pooncarie

There’s a new name for the camp at Pooncarie – known as Padda Park in Camps 10, NSW site 1153. It is now Pooncarie Multi Purpose Park (Wakefied Oval).

Site fees and deposit for key (for power) is payable at Pooncarie Hotel, 9 Tarcoola St.

This site features 1200 acres of dispersed

Scones, jam and cream at Bungendore Showground

Heatley’s aunt and uncle, Jim and Di O’Mara sent us these photos from their latest trip and stop at Bungendore Showgrounds, NSW site 732 in Camps 10. To their delight, they were greeted with hot scones, jam and cream on arrival. Talk about country hospitality!

With friendly caretakers, these tidy

So where to camp in the shire of Dungog, New South Wales?

There have been a few camping closures by council recently in the Dungog Shire. Here’s a run down on the latest places to stay in the district…

Williams River Holiday Park is scheduled to reopen for the Easter school holidays with approximately 58 sites being made available on the

Pub Stay: Hotel Motel 5

With all the changes on the Pacific Highway rest areas, it is good to know there’s a low cost option at South Grafton. Hotel Motel 5 is NSW no. 38 in CAMPS 10. Called “Hotel Motel 5 – Five Mile” on Facebook.

This is free stop if you patronise the hotel.

Experience the Nambucca Valley

Here’s a topic I can tell you a bit about! My mum grew up in Nambucca Heads and Bowraville, so we regularly traipsed down to their cottage in Lee Street.

I loved the beach walks, there’s beach after beach – shells, too. Visit the V Wall at Nambucca Heads where the

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    Traveller’s Review: Foreshore Caravan Park, Nambucca Heads

Traveller’s Review: Foreshore Caravan Park, Nambucca Heads

Nev and Alicia Cooper and their dog often stay at the Foreshore Caravan Park at Nambucca Heads, on the northern NSW coast. Please note in your CARAVAN PARKS 5 books NSW site 379, that the park IS pet friendly, there is a BBQ, but not a camp kitchen, and add

“CAMPS is my bible”

We love to hear from fellow travellers. Thanks Chris for this glowing testimonial:

“CAMPS is my bible”

It’s forever sitting on my lap when we travel. We were on the road for 19 years, and 4-5 months each year on the road. We speak to everybody and it always comes up.

Budget camp draws travellers to Eumungerie

Chris Shepherd is a volunteer who helps administer Eumungerie Recreation Reserve (NSW no. 826 in CAMPS 9), between Dubbo and Gilgandra.

The camp has toilets, cold showers, powered sites, BBQ, and it is pet friendly. There is a fire bin and they even provide firewood for free. There is no longer

By |November 30th, 2018|Camping, NSW|0 Comments|

Relisted: Woolbrook Hall, NSW

After first mentioned in CAMPS in 2012, Woolbrook Hall in NSW has just been relisted in CAMPS. The Camp Area is behind School of Arts Hall, on the south side of river. There is a toilet, shower, information shelter, playground, and the women’s amenities have disability access. 

Power is available, pets are allowed, plus

By |November 14th, 2018|Camping, NSW|0 Comments|