Stanley the Emu

Stanley the Emu

We spent 4 interesting nights and days in Lightning Ridge before heading off once more. We stopped at a rest area for morning tea across the road from Stanley the Emu.     On Castlereagh Highway turn-off 10 kilometres out ...
Blue Car Door Tour

Blue Car Door Tour

The Blue Car Door Tour is part of the free self drive tours around the town and outer areas. For $1 you can pick up a detailed map and information of the car door tours from the information centre. The ...
Green Car Door Tour

Green Car Door Tour

The Green Car Door Tour is part of the free self drive tours around the town and outer areas. For $1 you can pick up a detailed map and information of the car door tours from the information centre. The ...
Yellow Car Door Tour

Yellow Car Door Tour

The Yellow Car Door Tour is part of the free self drive tours around the town and outer areas. For $1 you can pick up a detailed map and information of the car door tours from the information centre. This ...
Red Car Door Tour

Red Car Door Tour

The Car Door Tours are free self drive tours around the town and outer areas. There is a total of 4 tours each marked with a different colour door. We had visited some of these areas on the town tour ...
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 ...