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Old 17-12-2014, 04:48 PM
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Allan_L (Allan)
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NSW, New England Region, South of Tamworth, CHAFFEY DAM

$5 per car per night Camping Area
Good Flat observing site, easy access, HUGE amount of room, set up next to your vehicle, GOOD FACILITIES (Flushing Toilets, $1 Hot Showers) Some Water available {its a Dam afterall, but best to boil before consumption}, No Power, Closest Town Nundle 14k
VERY Dark sky, good horizons, BUT there may be lights from other campers, however most of these normally go to bed early.
Restrictions - Pets Allowed (under supervision). 7 Day Camping Maximum.
Camping suitable for Tents, Caravans, Motorhomes, etc..
Swimming, Fishing, Boating, allowed in the Dam (recommend water boots due to rocky nature)
Avoid School Holidays and Long Weekends as this is a VERY popular Day Destination and camping area for Locals and Tourists
Power Boats are allowed and can be accompanied by rowdies out for the day(or two)
Can get very Hot in Summer.
How to get there: 400 kilometres north of Sydney (56 kilometres southeast of Tamworth) - 5 hours north of Sydney, take M1, M15, and New England Hwy. Look for turnoff to Nundle just before Quirindi.
GPS: 31* 21' 39" South; 151* 07' 50" East.
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