Our friends put out the word a couple of months ago, “We are planning to journey to the top end in June/July. Who is going to come with us?”
ampervans and caravans lining the waters edge, our days are spent swimming in the fast, cold water of the river or hiring a canoe With our tents, campervans and caravans lining the waters edge, our days are spent swimming in the fast, cold water of the river or hiring a canoe from the Upper Murray Cottages and spend an afternoon guiding our canoes with the current for a few hours.
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!
Easy to prepare, a one pot wash up and really delicious, this chicken and chorizo paella will be a favourite on your van travels. Tastes even better when re-heated for left-overs. The flavours have intensified.
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.