Mapleton Falls National Park
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Visiting Mapleton Falls National Park, QLD

We have lived on the Sunshine Coast for over 20 years.  And even though we had passed through this area many times, we never realised this little gem was here. Tucked up in the hinterland is Mapleton Falls National Park. At just 26 hectares,…
Standown Park
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Camping at Standown Park, QLD

"A Peaceful Place" That is the way that Standown Park is described on their website.  And I have to say, I wholeheartedly agree.  Standown is a military term for 'rest/relax', and as the website says, this is exactly what you do when you…
Lake Moogerah
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Our weekend at the Scenic Rim, Qld.

Three years ago, our car nearly blew up…that is to say, it nearly exploded. Why am I telling you this? Because that is the reason why we recently spent an extended weekend in the Scenic Rim in southern Queensland. The background story A…
Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park
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Kurrimine Beach, Qld

One of the problems of having a full time job is that time for camping is limited. One of the problems of being married to someone that travels for their job is that you are in a constant state of envy. So while I enjoy the drizzly…
Al at the tunnel at Dularcha National Park
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Dularcha National Park, Qld

For those that have been following our adventures on social media, you will know that we recently purchased electric bikes as a Christmas present to ourselves.  It wasn't a decision we make lightly (electric bikes are expensive!) however we…
Al and Bec on Cordillo Downs Road
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Innamincka to Birdsville via Cordillo Downs

We had spent several days camped at Cooper Creek in Innamincka, which we used it as our homebase, leaving the caravan there as we explored the area. However, due to time restraints it was  now time to leave and start heading north to Birdsville…
Warra Hotel, Queensland
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An overnight stop at Warra, Queensland

Unlike our journey to the Big Red Bash, which took two weeks, our journey back from Birdsville was completed in just three days. On the last full day of our return journey we stopped at the tiny town of Warra on the Warrego Highway for the night.…
Dig Tree, Dig Tree Reserve
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The Burke and Wills Dig Tree, QLD

On our travels westward towards Innamincka we were fortunate to be able to stop over at the Dig Tree Reserve located on the banks of Cooper Creek for the night.  The landscape around the Dig Tree was surprisingly in stark contrast to the red…
Wovi Grove Farm Camping
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Wolvi Grove Farm Camping, QLD – Review

We are always on the lookout for new places to explore. So when the opportunity came up to go to Wolvi Grove Farm Camping we jumped at the opportunity. And Wolvi Grove certainly didn't disappoint. After a hectic couple of weeks with work…
Paroo River, Eulo
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Paroo River, Eulo, QLD – Review

On our way out to the Big Red Bash we travelled along the Adventure Way from Cunnamulla through to Innamincka.  One of our overnight stops was the great little (big!) free camp on the banks of the Paroo River, known as the Eulo Town Hole, about…