All Over Australia

:2016-07-10 15:58:50

From Dirranbandi we cross the state border at Hebel and continue down the Darling. Having to stop at Menindee due to rain and road closure we detoured via Broken Hill and continued to Bob's at Gunning to house Sit for a couple of weeks.

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance 2,071.64 km
  • Time 24 h 7 min
  • Speed 85.9 km/h
  • Min altitude 36 m
  • Peak 703 m
  • Climb 2207 m
  • Descent 1818 m

1. Dirranbandi Caravan Park

Altitude: 175 m
Address: 35 Kirby St, Dirranbandi QLD 4486, Australia

A great little park in town, our host also took us for a tour of Cubbie Station which was enlightening to say the least.

2. 4 Mle Reserve, Brewarinna

Altitude: 120 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Brewarrina NSW 2839, Australia

Brewarrina has a great free camp on the river bank a few km out of town with basic toilet and water and a boat ramp. Large area of bush camping with shade trees.

3. Mays Bend North Bourke

Altitude: 107 m
Address: Bullamunta Rd, North Bourke NSW 2840, Australia

A bush camp on the river bank at the end of a gravel road which can be rough at times but worth the drive to get there, no facilities but flat sites and shade

4. Mitchell Caravan Park, Bourke

Altitude: 108 m
Address: 2-4 Becker St, Bourke NSW 2840, Australia

Bourke is a town in decline but has some historic features, the Mitchell Caravan Park is welcoming and spacious with all the normal facilities and great hosts.

5. Louth

Altitude: 101 m
Address: 3 Bloxham St, Louth NSW 2840, Australia

Louth is known widey for it's annual Picnic Race meeting and otherwise for it's local pub "Shindy's Inn" who offer camping as well as the free camp across the river where we stayed.

6. Tilpa Weir

Altitude: 91 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Tilpa NSW 2840, Australia

Large camping area along the river next to the weir just at ew km off the main track, no facilities but flat and shady

7. Wilcannia

Altitude: 83 m
Address: 1-3 Byrnes St, Wilcannia NSW 2836, Australia

The Victory Caravan Park is on the river bank on the approach to the bridge and has all the basic facilities; payment made at the Council Office or to the caretaker in the afternoon.

8. Copi Hollow

Altitude: 64 m
Address: 308 Steve Hutton Dr, Menindee NSW 2879, Australia

Intending to stop along the Darling at Nelia Galri Station we had a fridge problem and so continued to Copi Hollow and luckily we did as the rain arrived and we would have been stranded!

9. Popiltah Lakes Rest Area

Altitude: 49 m
Address: Silver City Hwy, Scotia NSW 2648, Australia

A roadside Rest Area with toilets and a view over the usually dry lake.

10. Trentham Cliffs Caravan Village

Altitude: 54 m
Address: Trentham Cliffs Cvan Vlge, 6603 Sturt Hwy, Trentham Cliffs NSW 2738, Australia

A Caravan Park which no longer exists.

11. Lake Bonamee

Altitude: 56 m
Address: Sturt Hwy, Euston NSW 2737, Australia

A large Rest Area with toilest and water and some shade right on the Lake

12. Maude

Altitude: 82 m
Address: Nap Nap Rd, Maude NSW 2711, Australia

A small camping area on the bank of the Murrumbidgee

13. Darlington Point

Altitude: 130 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Darlington Point NSW 2706, Australia

A spread out camping area on the Murrumbidgee with shade and no facilities. We retreated from here as the rain arrived in order to get off the wet ground.

14. Narrandera

Altitude: 154 m
Address: Lake Talbot Tourist Park, Gordon St, Narrandera NSW 2700, Australia

The Lake Talbot Caravan Park was our option on a day when all the riverside free camps were inaccessible due to the rain.

15. Gunning

Altitude: 564 m
Address: 10 Dalton Rd, Gunning NSW 2581, Australia

Frances' brothers property at this time was Boureong at the village of Gunning

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