Spicers Gap & Governors Chair, Aratula | Aratula

Spicer's Gap and nearby Governor’s Chair are discovered along the road to Cunningham’s Gap travelling between Warwick and Tenterfield. The track through Spicers Gap was once a well worn path followed by bullocks and drivers in the early part of the nineteenth century as a route for the cartage of wool and timber to the Brisbane River. It is not known by the author whether the route first pas...

Susannah Place Museum, Sydney | The Rocks

Susannah Place is a row of 4 terraces located in the heart of The Rocks that incorporates a working corner shop. Rare in the city, it provides an opportunity to explore domestic working class life from 1844 to the late twentieth century. The many stories collected from former tenants tell the richness of community life that once existed in The Rocks whilst surviving layers of paint, wallpapers a...

Sydney to Bulli Pass & Royal National Park Trip | Sydney

The route is by Botany Bay, Brighton-le-Sands, Aqua Flora Park (stop 30 minutes), to Sublime Point and Bulli Pass, where lunch is obtainable. These two vantage-points afford magnificent panoramas of ocean, mountain, and forest and, on a clear day, the blue Pacific can be seen rolling on to golden beaches for a distance of 48 km. The journey continues down the Bulli Pass to Greater Wollongong, then...

Sydney to Burragorang Trip | Sydney

Sydney to Burragorang via The Oaks, is the Mecca of the caravaner who wishes to laze on the green carpeted banks of the fish stocked Wollondilly River. Return trip 205 km

Sydney to Colo River Trip | Sydney

Sydney to Colo River via Penrith and Richmond, and return through Windsor, takes the traveler through farming country to Penrith and then provides a panoramic view over the Nepean district from Lapstone Hill. On the return trip there is unusually pretty river side scenery near historic Windsor. The round trip is about 201 km.

Sydney to Hawkesbury River Trip | Sydney

The Hawkesbury River rises in the tablelands south of Sydney, where it is known as the Wollondilly and later as the Warragamba and later the Nepean After flowing along the edge of the Blue Mountains it enters the ocean at Broken Bay. From a scenic standpoint the Hawkesbury is one of Australia's finest rivers. Anthony Trollope wrote of it, "The Hawkesbury has neither castles nor islands, nor has ...

Sydney to Mount Victoria Trip | Sydney

Sydney to Mount Victoria via Blackheath and through to Kurrajong, is the most famous mountain circuit in Australia, giving excellent views of the Blue Mountains and a choice of some of the best tourist hotels. Kilometres vary between 289 and 320 km according to the number of diversions.

Sydney to Royal National Park, Audley Trip | Sydney

This reserve of 36,300 acres is a sanctuary for bird, animal, and plant life, less than 32 km south from Sydney. It can be reached by Prince's Highway or the Illawarra Railway. The Park includes many kinds of vegetation and scenery typical of the sandstone areas surrounding Sydney. On the sea coast are a number of delightful beaches, such as Garie and Wattamolla, where surfing and rock or beach fi...

Sydney to Sydney City Sights & Beaches Trip | Sydney

After leaving Martin Place, the trip Hyde Park, St. Mary's Cathedral, the Domain, the Botanic Gardens, and Government House, and, driving around the harbour foreshores to ladys Macquarie's Chair, continues to Vaucluse (where a stay of 30 minutes is made at Vaucluse House) and Watson's Bay. The return journey is by Bondi and Coogee beaches to Centennial Park, then past the Show-ground, Cricket Grou...

Sydney to Terrigal Trip | Sydney

Terrigal on the coast 94 km north of Sydney is famous for its long surf beach and a peculiar rock formation known as the Skillion. The route via Gosford is through pleasant citrus country, and the coast road from Avoca to Terrigal is famous for its scenery. The return trip is about 201 km.

Sydney to Wallacia Trip | Sydney

Sydney to Wallacia. 16 km from Penrith on the banks of the Nepean River are two interesting towns, Mul-goa and Wallacia. The return trip may be made through Luddenham to Cobbity and back through Campbelltown and Liverpool to Sydney.

Trephina Gorge | Alice Springs

Trephina Gorge Nature Park lies in the East MacDonnell Ranges, 85 kilometres east of Alice Springs, and is notable for its sheer quartzite cliffs, red river gums and sandy creek bed. Trephina Gorge is one of two gorges that intersect the range. The other, John Hayes Rock Hole, is an impressive structure. The waterholes attract a wide variety of unique native wildlife, including diverse range of...

Walls of Jerusalem National Park | Devonport

The Walls of Jerusalem is a national park in Tasmania located on a high plateau of dolerite peaks featuring alpine vegetation and endemic conifer forests 144 km to the north-west of Hobart. The park takes its name from the outstanding geological feature which are thought to resemble the walls of the city of Jerusalem. The names of many places and features within the park have Biblical references ...

Windjana Gorge, Windjana Gorge National Park | Derby

Windjana Gorge National Park is a well known and much visited national park in the Kimberley Rerion. The park offers stunning bushwalking through outback wilderness. Rated as one of the most beautiful of all the gorges in this frontier region, Windjana is rich in vegetation and wildlife. Windjana Gorge National Park is about a two hour drive from Derby and best visited during the mild weather co...

Albury Town | Albury

This border city is on the banks of Australia's largest river, the Murray, and in the midst of a most picturesque, rich agricultural and pastoral district. It is 307 kms from Melbourne by rail and 647 kms from Sydney and served by good roads from all directions. A well planned town with an excellent shopping centre and beautiful homes. Within easy reach of many attractive beauty spots, it makes a...

Austinmer Town | Austinmer

A very popular coastal tourist resort situated on the Princes Highway. Special attention has been given to the swimming and surfing facilities. Within easy reach of Sydney. An area is available for camping near the railway station.

Ballina Town | Ballina

On the north coast and a popular holiday resort at the month of the Richmond River; along the banks one may see sugar and banana plantations. There is much to interest the tourist and adjacent to the town are camping sites and also at East Ballina and Lighthouse Beach.

Barham Town | Barham

A thriving town on the Murray River. The town is the centre of a general farming area. The Murray River affords many pleasant diversions and bushwalking in season may be enjoyed. The town possesses a very fine swimming pool which is safe for children.

Barraba Town | Barraba

"Place of Yellow Trees" according to aboriginal folk-lore. Barraba is the centre of a prosperous wool growing area. There are natural camping sites near the town. Golf, tennis and other outdoor sport may be enjoyed amid the mountain scenery. © LBH