Category Archives: New South Wales

Lennox Head — photos of local tourist attractions

Lennox Head is a pleasant coastal town in Northern New South Wales. Following are a few photos of the area, including the headland, Seven Mile Beach, Lake Ainsworth and the local markets. We stayed at Lake Ainsworth Holiday Park (my review here) while at Lennox Head. Lennox Head Lennox Head has a walkway to a viewing area at the top of the headland. From the car park, you cross a grassed hang gliding launch and landingmore »

Driving Lake Jindabyne to Brisbane

I had been summonsed home. I figured I had had a pretty good time on my Tasmania road trip (follow tag here), so left my overnight stop at Lake Jindabyne intent on getting as far north as possible that day. Once again, rather than detailed planning, I just headed north, following the signs towards Queensland. As I was trying to get home quickly, I did not stop for the customary photographs of everymore »

Driving Wangaratta to Lake Jindabyne, via the Victorian High Country — photos

The Victorian High Country is legendary in four wheel driving circles. I had never been anywhere near the area, apart from a quick trip to Perisher once in the middle of summer. Today was my birthday, and I was going to enjoy it driving through some amazing scenery. After two weeks holidaying in Tasmania with my family, I was headed for home — more than 2,500 kilometres away! My family flew home from Hobart, and Imore »

Driving the Newell Highway — Day 3: Narrandera to Melbourne

Day 3 of driving the Newell Highway was to take me from Narrandera to Melbourne. To read about my road trip from Brisbane to Tasmania and back, follow the Tasmania trip tag. I had stayed at the Midtown Motor Inn overnight after the caravan park I was booked to stay at had flooded. I was quite happy with the standard of accommodation. Before starting my drive for the day, I took the opportunity to take a walk around Narrandera. The town hadmore »

Driving the Newell Highway — Day 2: Narrabri to Narrandera

I started Day 2 of my road trip from Brisbane to Melbourne via the Newell Highway early. I had spent the night at Narrabri Highway Tourist Village & Caravan Park. To read about my road trip from Brisbane to Tasmania and back, follow the Tasmania trip tag. I stopped briefly at many of the towns along the Newell Highway, including  Coonabarabran, Gilgandra (including Coo-ee), Dubbo, Parkes and Forbes. While the sign out the front looked new and inviting, the Dubbo Visitors’more »