SA – Halligan Bay

SA – Halligan Bay

Halligan Bay – T, OR, $. Reasonably large camping area, also has an overflow area. Permit and fees apply, inquire at William Creek. It is also covered by a Desert Parks Pass. Can be very windy and exposed, but wow ...
Oodnadatta Track – Day 2

Oodnadatta Track – Day 2

Sat 14th- We were grateful for our heater, it was a very cold night, coldest so far. This morning that cools breeze is back. We went for a morning walk back up to the ruins, this time visiting the cemetery. ...
SA – Strangways Siding

SA – Strangways Siding

Strangways Siding – OR, F, D. Camp area at Strangways Siding, you can pretty well camp where ever you can find a spot.On the Oodnadatta Track. Very quiet and a nice area to explore. Rating – 2
Oodnadatta Track–  Day 1

Oodnadatta Track– Day 1

Friday 13th – Last night the wind really came up and was blowing the canvas about waking both of us up. It stopped after a while letting us slumber to nearly 8am. We stopped  for morning tea at Maree and ...
Farina

Farina

We decided to duck down to the Farina ruins and check them out. We missed them last time we were in this area. Farina meaning flour was established in 1878  the last store closed in 1968 the end of a ...
Birdsville Track to Maree

Birdsville Track to Maree

Thursday – 12th. We had some light rain overnight it seems the track had a tad more as its a bit sloppy and we are getting mud thrown up all over us 🙂 can’t to the Birdsville track and not ...
SA – Clayton’s Campground

SA – Clayton’s Campground

Clayton’s Campground – T, S, OR, $. 54 km N of Maree on the Birdsville Track. Clayton’s is a beaut spot to stop, loos, showers, hot tub all for $10 a car per night. There are even some instructions on how ...
SA – Cooper Creek

SA – Cooper Creek

Cooper Creek, – T, F, OR, DW, D. 146 km NE of Maree, on the Birdsville Track. Can camp within 1km of the toilets. Drinking water tap, more open area under the trees near the toilets. Tracks lead further into the ...
Birdsville Track

Birdsville Track

Wed 11th – Our night time spot was a beauty, awesome place to watch the sunset and a nice quiet night. A bit of a breeze came up during the night, keeping the canvas dry and making it a tad ...
Birdsville and the Birdsville Track

Birdsville and the Birdsville Track

Tues 10th – We woke to a wet foggy morning, we could hear the drip drip drip coming off the branches above us, dripping onto the canvas. Don’t think there has been any rain just very heavy fog, at 9.30 ...
Q – Windmill Rest Area

Q – Windmill Rest Area

Windmill Rest Area – OR, F, M, D. Rest area along the Diamantina River. Large dusty area, lots of trees, ground is sloppy in many places. Difficult to access river. Rating – 3
Cooper Creek to Birdsville

Cooper Creek to Birdsville

Mon 9th – Mmm be good if we could keep this place to ourselves. We woke to the sounds of birds chirping, expecting grey skies we were pleased to see blue sky with fluffy white clouds. There is loads of ...