Broadwater Reserve

We stayed 2 nights at Broadwater Reserve just north of Nanango in Qld. It is such a lovely place you could easily stay a week here. Access is via Broadwater Access Rd off the Burnett Hwy,  approximately 20 km north of Nanango. There are no facilities here, you need to be self sufficient and take … Continue reading Broadwater Reserve

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

Maranoa District

6/8/14 - Chris had to change a slow leaking tyre this morning, the same tyre that came off the ute on the Tanami, which seems so long ago now. The tyre has done well really, considering everything it has been through, it is hopefully repairable. We have passed through Mitchell so many times and have … Continue reading Maranoa District

Back to Blackall

4/8/14 - It's nice to have options and the time to explore them. We have changed our minds about which was to head home several times. The Hot Pools at Blackall won out, we enjoyed them so much the first time we thought it would be nice to come back home this way and have … Continue reading Back to Blackall

Riversleigh Fossil Centre – Mt Isa

3/8/14 - We had been to the Riversleigh Fossil site near Lawn Hill on a previous trip in 2012, and to be honest it didn't mean or do a lot for us. However the Fossil Centre in at Mt Isa helped shine a light, more information and the significance of the Riversleigh site. It would … Continue reading Riversleigh Fossil Centre – Mt Isa

Mount Isa

2/08/14 - We had booked into do the Hard Times Mine Tour, we decided to go for the package tour 1 which included Riversleigh Fossil Centre and the Isa Experience & The Gallery, cost $59 each. Tickets for the Fossil Centre and Isa Experience last until 5pm the following day, so effectively 2 days. Our … Continue reading Mount Isa

South to Mt Isa

1/8/14 - Well it was time to leave this amazing place and head south down the Riversleigh Road towards Mt Isa. We stopped in at Adels Grove to top up the fuel tank $2.05l. Just before we hit the bitumen on the road from Riversleigh towards Camooweal we came across 3 guys who had just … Continue reading South to Mt Isa

Day 3 – Lawn Hill

31/7/14 - Pancakes for breaky then paddle up the gorge again. Good to see the gorge at different times of the day, both sides of the gorge were lit up by the morning sun. It was busier in the mornings, with all the hire canoes out. With having our own we can take our time … Continue reading Day 3 – Lawn Hill

Lawn Hill National Park

30/7/14 - Into the Island Stack walk early before the heat of the day. It's a 4km return walk. Mostly pretty easy but there is 200m that is a steep climb up steps to the top, but the view is amazing and worth the climb. The rest if the walk takes you around the top … Continue reading Lawn Hill National Park