Nindingully Pub

There is something nostalgic about the Aussie outback pub. Situated a half hour drive south of St George, Queensland, the Nindingully Pub was established in 1864 and describes itself as the oldest continually licensed pub in Queensland.

Camping at Kapunda Tourist and Fishing Park at St George

Camping on the banks of the River with the water held back by the Jack Taylor Weir, creates a back water, that in front of us was beautiful, deep and still, the sun setting over the river gums and the white cockatoos flying in

Club in the Scrub, Grawin and Sheepyard Inn, Cumborah, watering holes near Lightning Ridge, Outback NSW

The Grawin Club in the Scrub, was our first port of call. It boasted a nine hole golf course,with gravel fairways and sand greens, it being highly decorated and being patronised by golfers during our visit.

Waterfalls and wetlands of Lichfield National Park, Northern Territory

Litchfield National Park, is one of the prettiest National Parks I have witnessed. It features numerous waterfalls which cascade over the sandstone ridge which is Tabletop Range.

Adelaide River Jumping Saltwater Crocodiles

Leaping half their body length straight into the air, to snare their free feast, this prehistoric reptile was giving us an incredible display.

Yellow Waters, Kakadu National Park, NT, wildlife cruise at sunset

We saw numerous salt water crocodiles, some extremely close to our cruise runabout. The bird life was prolific with ducks, egrets, eagles, hawks and the most exciting for me was being up close to the jabiru. The birds and the reptiles seemed to be able to live in harmony, or maybe the large “salties” were not hungry