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. There was only one other couple on the tour also from our park. Visit the … Continue reading Outback Opal Tours

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 photos these are just a few and loads of video still to process. First a … Continue reading Chambers of the Black Hand

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 Doggy Daycare, with half or a full day. It can be difficult when travelling with … Continue reading Opal Caravan Park

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 caravan park. No shower curtain here, glass screens. The powered site area has gravel all … Continue reading Lightning Ridge

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

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 stop was Bengalla Reserve on the Dumaresq River not far out of Goondiwindi. We have … Continue reading Bengalla Reserve