Surrounded by mountains and with large expanses of beautiful blue water, it is a popular spot for water skiing, fishing and swimming.
Jounama Creek is great for a summer swim with magnificent mountain trees for shade and during Autumn and Spring, the campfire makes for a restful break away from the rat race. During winter, it could be snowing!
The Warrego Riverside Holiday Park was full with revellers returning from Music in the Mulga, a music festival held at Wandilla Station at Eulo, and we chose an unpowered spot on the river, away from the hustle and bustle and it was really peaceful and quiet.
Why choose Mendooran for our first stopover? Two reasons, that I know of. It has a friendly country pub with fantastic meals and the prettiest free camp on the banks of the river with basic amenities.
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