With the recent announcement from Destination NSW (DNSW) that more than 4.3 million visitors chose to go on a NSW hiking holiday in 2016 there’s never been a better time to head to Inland Waters Holiday Parks (IWHP) Burrinjuck Waters for an outdoors experience on the Hume & Hovell Track.
As outlined by DNSW CEO Sandra Chipchase, the state is home to some of the most stunning coastal and inland trails in Australia, with the Hume & Hovell Track a true standout for hiking enthusiasts.
IWHP Burrinjuck Waters Manager Dean Brind said his park was the perfect place to set up your campsite whilst adventuring on the 425km trek, with a particularly beautiful section of the track running 5km north from the park to the idyllic Burrinjuck Nature Reserve.
“The Hume & Hovell Track follows the route originally taken by explorers Hamilton Hume and William Hovell on their famous 1824 trek to Port Phillip and is a key attraction for guests visiting the area,” Dean said.
“Our park is marked as night two for hikers walking the trail from its starting point at Cooma Cottage and we are always excited to greet these formidable adventurers, providing them with plenty of food and refreshments to fuel them up before they move on to their next stage of the Hume & Hovell.
“The recent arrival of our tourist vessel, NV Getaway, also provides a vital link for hikers to cross Burrinjuck Dam and reach the next stage of their trip and the scenic locality of Wee Jasper.”
The Hume & Hovell Track‘s Manager Felicity Middleton called the trek a truly unique adventure, one which gives keen hikers a truly special opportunity to take a trip through time and walk in the shoes of two of Australia’s most lauded historical figures.
“The scenery and views found whilst walking the trail are absolutely spectacular and you are guaranteed to see an abundance of native wildlife throughout your hike,” Felicity said.
“So long as you are adequately prepared, it is always the perfect time to visit and experience this historical journey for yourself.
“With the recent launch of the Hume and Hovell Track’ website and its great trip planner function, planning a short walk or a longer hike on the Hume and Hovell Track has never been easier.”
Inland Waters Holiday Parks are part of the NSW Crown Holiday Parks Trust (NSWCHPT), which is committed to providing unforgettable holiday memories in iconic destinations across NSW. NSWCHPT also manages the operations of North Coast Holiday Parks (NCHP) and South Coast Holiday Parks (SCHP).
NSWCHPT CEO Steve Edmonds said the Group prides itself on being in some of the most idyllic tourism hotspots in NSW, which allows park guests to experience attractions not found in other holiday destinations.
“The Trust is fortunate that this position allows us to provide our guests with an adventure holiday quite different to the usual camping or caravanning trip,” Mr Edmonds said.
“We always look forward to welcoming anyone hoping for the opportunity to explore the amazing walks and national parks found across the state.
“Our goal is to be recognised as a leading provider of recreational destinations in NSW and we certainly see our parks’ vicinity to trails such as the Hume & Hovell Track as a strong example of this.”
For more information on the Hume & Hovell Track head to www.humeandhovelltrack.com.au. Don’t forget to book your stopover at Burrinjuck Waters – for a full list of our Inland Waters Parks head to https://www.inlandwaters.com.au.