Toogoolawah

From Bonshaw we went via Texas which was indeed packed with campers, probably hunkering down while the school holidays were on. Plenty of space though. From there it was the back way up to Toowoomba. It is now a very busy place and so green compared to where we have been. Out to Hampton and down … Continue reading Toogoolawah

Let’s Shake it Down

This is our first real trip in the new van so will be a good shake down trip. We are heading south to the New England area. The route we are taking just happens to follow most of The Fossickers Way. We had the van hooked up and ready to go as soon as Chris … Continue reading Let’s Shake it Down

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

Q – Cuttaburra Crossing

Cuttaburra Crossing – T, F, OR, B, W, D, DP. 68 kms from Bedourie on the Eyre Developmental Road. There is a toilet and dump point. It opens up to a flat gravel area next to the river, there is a shelter shed with table and seat. A track leads off following the river, there are … Continue reading Q – Cuttaburra Crossing

Q – Heifer Creek

Heifer Creek – F, OR, B, W, D,ND, BR. 41km from Gatton on the Clifton-Gatton Road. Beside a creek is a large grassy area. Lots of trees for shade. Tables and chairs, bins, toilets, creek. Fairly sheltered area. A memorial commemorates the contribution of the Thiess Brothers (Bert and Leslie) to Australian earth moving. Rating - 4

Q – Bengalla Reserve

Bengalla Reserve - F, OR, B, W, M, D,ND, BR –  There are several free camping areas along the Dumesque River not far out of Goondiwindi. Bengalla Reserve, is the fourth one along, the camping areas are sign posted on the main road, there is also a blue skip bin up near the main road. As you enter the … Continue reading Q – Bengalla Reserve

Q – Lees Reserve

Lees Reserve, F, OR, B, W, M, D,ND, BR -  There are several free camping areas along the Dumesque River not far out of Goondiwindi. Lees Reserve, is the third one along, the camping areas are sign posted on the main road, there is also a blue skip bin up near the main road. It's … Continue reading Q – Lees Reserve

Q – Nindigully Pub

Nindigully Pub – OR, M, W, F, D, ND, S, T, B, BR, DP. 45 km South East of St George is Nindigully Pub or "The Gully" as it’s locally known. This is a large area next to the Moonie River, sites next to the river go quick but they are the dustiest ones. Towards the back … Continue reading Q – Nindigully Pub

Q – Balonne River at St George

Balonne River at St George – OR, M, W, F, D, ND. Camping is below the weir at St George, just over the Bridge. Access can be a little rough in places. Several areas to camp near the river or further up. Short pleasant walk into town. Drinking water to fill up water tanks is available at … Continue reading Q – Balonne River at St George