ACC Southerly Busters - Bourke - Lightning Ridge Tagalong

From April 26, 2022 until May 16, 2022
Categories: Branch Musters, Club Trips
Tags: NSW
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Notes: a. The starting point for this tag-a-along is Parkes NSW.                  
  b. The route and the number of nights it takes you to get to Parkes is up to you. Below are three suggestions.                
  c. Leave camp early, say 9am so to arrive next camp by midday leaving time to explore the local towns                 
  d. As with all Tag-A-Longs you can join or leave the trip at any point                
                      Pets Dump Fire
Night Date Day Start End Accommodation D/Klm Time T/Klm Phone Cost pn Allowed Point Pits
1 28-Apr TH ????? Parkes Showground 180 2:00 180 68622580 $ 25 Power Yes Yes  
2 29-Apr F Parkes Parkes       180          
3 30-Apr S Parkes Nyngan via Trundle - Nyngan Riverside Tourist Park 131 1:30 311 68321729 $35 Power Yes Yes Yes
4 1-May SU Nyngan Bourke Mitchell Caravan Park 204 2:10 515 68722791 $34 power Yes Yes  
5 2-May M   Bourke       515          
6 3-May TU   Bourke       515          
7 4-May W Bourke Walgett Alex Trevallion Park - free camp 310 3:45 825 n/a 0 Yes Yes  
8 5-May TH Walgett Lightning Ridge Lightning Ridge Holiday Park 75 0:55 900 68260532 $35 Power Yes Yes Yes
9 6-May F   Lightning Ridge       900          
10 7-May S   Lightning Ridge       900          
11 8-May SU Lightning Ridge Narrabri Showground 240 2:45 1140 417006865 $20p $12np Yes Rest area  
12 9-May M Narrabri Coonabarabran John Oxley Caravan park 127 1:25 1267 68421635 $32 Yes Nelson park  
13 10-May TU   Coonabarabran       1267          
14 11-May W Coonabarabran Gulgong Showground 165 1:55 1432 484531520 $20 Yea Yes Yes
15 12-May TH   Gulgong       1432          
16 13-May F Gulgong Lithgow Lake Wallace - free camp, toilets and showers 156 2:00 1588     Yes Yes Yes
17 14-May S Lithgow Home    ?? ??            
18 15-May SU                      
19 16-May M                      
                           
Route 1 from south coast                      
Night Date Day Start End Accommodation D/Klm Time T/Klm          
1 26-Apr Tu Home (Nowra) Derrick VC Free camp 14km North of Goulburn 130 2:00 130          
2 27-Apr W Derrick VC Boorowa   130 1:25 260          
3 28-Apr TH Boorowa Parkes Showground 180 2:00 440          
                           
Route 2 from Camden                      
Night Date Day Start End Accommodation D/Klm Time T/Klm          
2 27-Apr W Home (Camden) Lithgow Lake Wallace - free camp, toilets and showers 125 2:10 125          
3 28-Apr TH Lithgow Parkes Showground 218 2:55 343          
                           
Route 3 From Stone the Crows or Elvis                    
Night Date Day Start End Accommodation D/Klm Time T/Klm          
1 28-Apr Th Wagga Wagga Parks Showground                
                           
Activities, sight seeing, things of interest                    
                           
Parkes   The DISH observatory, The Henry Parkes Centre housing the Elvis exhibition, Sir Henry Parks Statue                
Nyngan   Museum in Ex railway station, the Big Bogan, Cobb & Co Coach                
Bourke   PV Jandra Paddle river cruise, Back of Bourke Visitor Centre, BBQ dinner and sunset @ Mt Oxley gate ticket required,               
Brewarrina Aborginal Cultural centre and fish traps, Muddy Waters Café and Gallery                
Walgett   Not a real lot to do here - Just a nice happy hour                  
Lightning Ridge Grawin Club in the Scrub 70km, Bore baths, coloured car door self guided tours (direction sheet for information centre)             
    giant emu, stree art, Chambers of the Black Hand - underground mine, Amigo Castle,                 
    View Sunset (happy hour) from either the Yellow or Gree car door tours.                
Burren Junction Morning tea stop and an opertunity use the Artesian Bore Baths                
Narrabri   Rest afternoon and happy hour                  
Coonabarabran Siding Springs Observatory, maybe a drive to one of the Warrumbungle lookouts (Whitegum), Sandstone caves, Sculptures in the scrub          
Dunedoo   Morning stop and view Silo Art at train station                  
Gulgong   $10 note town, Pioneers museum, Henry Lawson Centre, Stacks Down Under (Quirky homewares and anything for your Van)            
    The Drip walking Track on the beginning of  the Goulburn River out past Ulan (35km)                
Mudgee   Morning tea and a walk aound town, maybe visit a winery ,                 
Lithgow   Small arms factory,