Day 2 - Taree - Dingo Tops - Kempsey

Tuesday, 1st December 1998


Day 2 - Taree - Dingo Tops - Kempsey.

8:26am The cabin at Taree
10:37am One of the signs on the way to the Dingo State Forest - all old with moss growing on it
10:37am The view from the top of the gorge
10:38am And the clouds start rolling in
10:38am Gotta love State forestry roads
10:40am Fern covered trees
10:41am and again
11:10am At the Dingo Tops Park rest area
11:11am and again
11:12am A swing - For bored 4wd'ers
11:13am The entry sign - self explanatory
11:14am View from the main forestry road
11:16am Amazing diversity of flora as you travel through State Forests and different altitudes.
11:16am "I wanna take this for a spin!"
11:17am The car in the shade
11:23am The hidden sign to a lookout
11:48am The steep climb to the highest point in our journey
11:49am More stairs
11:53am But the view was worth it - Panorama of the view
11:53am Bits of the panorama
11:53am Bits of the panorama
11:53am Bits of the panorama
11:53am Bits of the panorama
11:54am Bryn with a weird look on his face and the Geo(something) marker behind
11:54am Panorama of the view out the other side
11:54am Bits of the panorama
11:54am Bits of the panorama
11:54am Bits of the panorama
11:55am Bits of the panorama
11:55am Bits of the panorama
11:56am and back down we go
12:07pm The forestry road signs - notice the small sign below
12:07pm Damn we missed it by a month (there's always next year)
12:56pm The Maxwells Flat camping ground
12:56pm Doyles River (small at this point)
12:58pm A pond in the camping ground
1:02pm Leaving the camping ground
1:02pm and again
1:54pm Ellenborough Falls
1:55pm and again
1:55pm and again
1:56pm The signage
2:07pm View of the falls from a walking track
2:09pm The rain clears enough for us to walk out to the viewing platform - Bryn in his poncho
2:10pm A big ant hill about 6 foot tall
2:12pm The falls from the viewing platform
2:13pm Panorama of Ellenborough Falls from the viewing platform
2:13pm Bits of the panorama
2:13pm Bits of the panorama
2:13pm Bits of the panorama
2:13pm Bits of the panorama
2:14pm Vertical panorama of the falls
2:14pm Bits of the panorama
2:14pm Bits of the panorama
2:14pm Bits of the panorama
2:14pm Bits of the panorama
2:14pm Bits of the panorama
2:14pm Bits of the panorama
2:14pm Bits of the panorama
2:15pm Bits of the panorama
3:07pm Great views from the road leaving the state forest
3:07pm and again
3:07pm and again
6:26pm Steve passes out on the sofa after a hard day's 4wd'ing

Created 6th December, 1998