Old Teven School Site

For those travelling north up Highway 1 and in need of an overnighter that is away from both the traffic and busy coastal towns then this low cost freedom camp fits the bill. We dropped in while touring the area around Ballina, NSW and the Old Teven school looks like a nice free camp with level sites in the paddock and fire pits. There are no facilities as it is for self contained vehicles but being only a few kilometres off the highway with easy access and being a 72 hour camp it would make a perfect overnight stop.     Continue reading Old Teven School Site

Melville Caves Campsite

High up amongst the granite boulders in the Kooyoora State Park you’ll find a large campground with more than enough room to pitch a tent or park your van. The road in is excellent and sites are reasonably level, nothing a couple of ramps can’t fix. There are drop toilets, fires are permitted and there are plenty of walks around the Melville Caves to suit the fit or the lax. Continue reading Melville Caves Campsite

Camp Cooroora

Camp Cooroora is a scout camp situated on Noosa’s water supply, Lake MacDonald. It has a large grassed area with powered sites around the perimeter. If it weren’t for the espresso machine we could have happily gone without power in the centre. There is access to the lake for canoeists and leafy walks through the bush. There is a large camp kitchen, old but spotless amenities and genial hosts Reg and his missus to look after things. Considering that the caravan park in Noosa charges double our costs and at $15 a head and 15 minutes from Noosa we’ve scored … Continue reading Camp Cooroora