Living your dreams is one thing, but being
able to share your dreams with the ones you love is something very special.
My buddy Kristie and I spent a couple of days framping (free camping) at Little Capertee campground, Newnes State Forest in Wollemi National Park, NSW, Australia.
This amazing heritage listed National Park is only a few hours from Sydney, but when you arrive you feel a million miles away. We drove into Little Capertee campground and were greeted by dramatic sandstone cliffs, which enclose the grassy camping spot. It truly was a spectacular sight, Mother Nature’s answer to an amphitheatre. A row of camp spots line the Wolgon River, which runs through the National Park, we parked the van and settled in for a fun weekend.
While chatting to other campers one suggested a nearby walk, so we headed out to explore the tracks, tunnels and ovens of the historic shale oil ruins. This trek is amazing; there are rows of old round ovens that were built in 1907 and fragments of a factory that was once full of life. It was so interesting to see the mix of structure and nature.
After a long walk there’s nothing better than taking a leisurely swim in a fresh water river, so happy that Capertee has just that, we spent hours relaxing in the cool waters of Wolgon River.
Little Capertee campground provides the perfect setting for dinner; the towering cliffs and setting sun are truly a spectacular sight. With stargazing to finish off our last night, we went to bed feeling pretty content.
Wollemi National Park has some of the best free camping I have stayed at, what an amazing place and we only covered a small part of it. I can’t wait to get back there and explore the rest.
Thanks for the memories girl!