Longreach

We drove the 25km into Longreach to go to the Stockman’s Hall of Fame. First stop was fill up with water which is across from the visitor information centre on the Cnr of Sandpiper and the Landsborough hwy in a large parking bay for caravans. The dump point is also in this area. A servo was … Continue reading Longreach

Muttaburra

Very peaceful night at Emu Rest Area at Aramac. Had a lovely long chat with 2 families with 11 kids between them who are on their way home after being away for 4 months. What an amazing adventure to have with their children one they will all remember for a long time. The road to … Continue reading Muttaburra

Tambo to Aramac

Apparently it got down to below zero last night, but it didn’t feel that cold in the van. After a quick fill of fuel we started heading to Blackall. On the way the Ute started playing up and Chris assumed it was water in the fuel filter. We stopped for morning tea and drained the … Continue reading Tambo to Aramac

Benarkin

First Settlers Park Rest Area is a great area just off the D'Aguilar Hwy at Benarkin, not far from Blackbutt in Qld. 48hrs stay, open grassy area with plenty of flat spots. Toilets, showers, bins, dogs allowed, mobile reception, suitable for all types of RV’s and tents. There is also a small playground which our … Continue reading Benarkin

Toogoolawah

From Bonshaw we went via Texas which was indeed packed with campers, probably hunkering down while the school holidays were on. Plenty of space though. From there it was the back way up to Toowoomba. It is now a very busy place and so green compared to where we have been. Out to Hampton and down … Continue reading Toogoolawah

Let’s Shake it Down

This is our first real trip in the new van so will be a good shake down trip. We are heading south to the New England area. The route we are taking just happens to follow most of The Fossickers Way. We had the van hooked up and ready to go as soon as Chris … Continue reading Let’s Shake it Down

Barney’s Beach Thallon

We did some shopping in Goondiwindi, filled up with fuel and bought lunch. There are several really lovely parks in Goondiwindi, we think it’s a really nice town. After lunch we headed to Thallon a small country town west of Goondiwindi. Not a lot there, pub is supposed to have great meals. There is an … Continue reading Barney’s Beach Thallon

Boobera Lagoon

We left Bengalla Reserve this morning and called into Lees Reserve for a look. The water was definitely up a lot higher than the last time we were there. We had morning tea before heading into Goondiwindi. Due to Anzac Day part of the Main Street was blocked off and the place looked very busy. … Continue reading Boobera Lagoon

Q – Cuttaburra Crossing

Cuttaburra Crossing – T, F, OR, B, W, D, DP. 68 kms from Bedourie on the Eyre Developmental Road. There is a toilet and dump point. It opens up to a flat gravel area next to the river, there is a shelter shed with table and seat. A track leads off following the river, there are … Continue reading Q – Cuttaburra Crossing

Q – Heifer Creek

Heifer Creek – F, OR, B, W, D,ND, BR. 41km from Gatton on the Clifton-Gatton Road. Beside a creek is a large grassy area. Lots of trees for shade. Tables and chairs, bins, toilets, creek. Fairly sheltered area. A memorial commemorates the contribution of the Thiess Brothers (Bert and Leslie) to Australian earth moving. Rating - 4