December 31st, 2010
THE last time my husband and I were in the Newcastle/Hunter Valley region we were heading southbound and on a watertight timeframe so we didn’t have the opportunity to take a detour via Pokolbin and check out one of Australia’s best kept secrets – the Hunter Valley Gardens.
So on a recent trip to New South Wales we decided to grab a hire car in Sydney and head north on the M1 for an one-day road trip and then scoot inland after Cooranbong, taking in some off-the-beaten-track townships like Killingworth, Seahampton and Greta before arriving at spectacular Hunter Valley Gardens.
December 28th, 2010
BEING surrounded by water means Australia has some of the most spectacular off-shore islands, none the least being the beautiful Tiwi Islands.
Located 80km north of Darwin where the Arafura Sea joins the Timor Sea, it’s well worth parking your Darwin campervan rental and spending a day or two on the Tiwi Islands.
We boarded SeaCat’s passenger ferry Arafuru Pearl just out of Darwin at Cullen Bay and set sail for the Tiwi Islands community of Nguiu on Bathurst Island. The Tiwi Islands are just a two hour sail by boat. The islands will give you the best insight [...]
December 12th, 2010
MARYBOROUGH in central Victoria is an ideal destination for that weekend away, especially if you want to experience a short campervan break with the family.
After picking up your Melbourne Campervan Rental it’s only 168km along the Calder freeway and Pyrenees highway, take your time and enjoy the many interesting towns and historical sites along the way.
First stop for a comfort break and a cuppa should be the botanical gardens at Kyneton. Dating back to 1858, these attractive gardens are home to many unusual trees, most listed by the National Trust of Australia, including the strange [...]