Getting to Lightning Ridge

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Lightning Ridge is located in northern of NSW about 530km (as the crow flies) west of the east coasts' Coffs Harbour and is well positioned for travellers, especially RVers, as it is easily accessible via the major north-south and east west routes of eastern Australia.

The 'Ridge' is also to the north-east of the iconic Darling River and the Darling River Run; one of Australia's great touring adventures along one of our most iconic rivers.

From Melbourne

Getting to Lightning Ridge from Melbourne provides the visitor with some variable routes through some of Australia's most iconic places; particularly Bendigo in the Victorian Gold Fields, Echuca on the Mighty Murray River and the beautiful Hay...

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From Sydney

Driving Sydney to Lightning Ridge provides many options but probably the three best would be either via the Southern Highlands and eastern Riverina then north through the Central Ranges, across the Blue Mountains then north through the Central...

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From Brisbane

The Magnificent Darling Downs provide two great routes when driving Brisbane to Lightning Ridge. The first is via Toowoomba (The garden-city on top of the Great Dividing Range) or via Warwick and Goondiwindi. Both provide the Outback NSW visitor...

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From Adelaide

While a long distance from Lightning Ridge (a relative term in Australia), Adelaide is both a popular destination for Australian travellers and offers the RV tourer a great journey through both the Riverland of South Australia and the Murray-Darling...

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