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Old Chum at the Ridge

· Lightning Ridge, New South Wales
1 acre hosted by James K.
1 Vehicle/Tent site
Primitive camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
Located at the Old Chum Opal Field in Lightning Ridge, about 2km from town. 2500m2 camping block. Visit the world-famous artesian bath for a relaxing dip. Visit the John Murry art gallery. See world-class gems Have lunch at the Lightning Ridge bowling club. Fossic for gems. See the sparks light show or visit one of the underground mines. Visit the club in the scrub or Glengarry Hilton on the grawin opal fields for a fine bush feed.Pitch a tent or pull up your van anywhere inside the boundary markers and set up. It's a free camping site. fossick at the information center or have lunch at the Ridge bowling club, check out the opal cave and Sparks light show, see the Opal center, walk-in mine, Bevens Cactus Garden, check out the Grawin opal fields, and visit the world-famous club in the scrub and Glengarry Hilton, meet local characters.
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1 Ratings · 1 review
Lisa J.recommends
March 30, 2024
Old Chum Site
Thank you James -we had so much fun. It was close to town but far enough to enjoy the amazing sky and natural bush. We will be definitely booking again.
Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of various First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by James K.Joined in December 2023
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