Outback Opal Tours

Outback Opal Tours

We opted to do a local town tour, there are a couple to choose from, we choose Outback Opal Tours. The tour starts off with the friendly bus driver in our case Nat picking us up from the caravan park. ...
Chambers of the Black Hand

Chambers of the Black Hand

Wow just wow, soooo awesome, mind blowing, every corner you turn, every sandstone wall was one carving after another. The only difficulty we had is the lighting wasn’t the best for clear steady photography shots. And we have soooo many ...
Opal Caravan Park

Opal Caravan Park

We don’t often do reviews on caravan parks mainly because we don’t stay in them a lot. But the Opal Caravan Park to us was exceptional so worthy of a mention. One of the reasons we choose this park was they offered ...
Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge

After our peaceful night at Barney’s Beach we packed up and headed straight for Lightning Ridge. We are staying at the Opal Caravan Park and it would have to have the best and cleanest amenities we have seen in a ...
Barney’s Beach Thallon

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 ...
Boobera Lagoon

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 ...
Bengalla Reserve

Bengalla Reserve

This trip we are looking for some serious RR after being very busy at home. We have 3 weeks away to fulfil that task. Leaving Brisbane and taking approximately a week to get to Lightning Ridge in NSW, our first ...
Homewood Bound

Homewood Bound

I, Kate have come down with a cold that had me coughing all last night. So we have decided to cut our time away short by a few days and head for home. We are missing our dog Jess as ...
Lara Wetlands

Lara Wetlands

Barcaldine was a hive of activity, so many parked vans we lost count. Nice tidy friendly little town. Our friends had told us of this wonderful place with an Artesian pool, wetlands with lots of birds, free canoes to use, ...
Matilda Way

Matilda Way

We arrived in Winton about morning tea time. After a cuppa we had a walk up the Main Street and checked out the new building being built to replace the Waltzing Matilda Centre that unfortunately burnt down a few years ...
Lark Quarry

Lark Quarry

Lark Quarry was really interesting and very impressive. The tour starts off with a series of short videos and talk by one of the tour guides telling you about the history of Lark Quarry, how the first footprint was discovered ...
Diamantina National Park

Diamantina National Park

Boom or Bust, Water or Dust, as isolated as it is dusty, at times you can be cut off at the Diamantina by overflowing clay pans or flood waters spilling from the multiple river channels. Seems a great advertising for ...