Ivanhoe Accommodation

 
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Places to Stay in Ivanhoe, NSW

host 01 Ideally located in the peaceful town of Ivanhoe, founded in the early 1870’s and named after Sir Walter Scott’s work of historical fiction, Ivanhoe, Wendy’s Caravan Park and Servo provides visitors with a range of services to suit their needs. From immaculate self-contained accommodation to shady, grassed powered sites with spotless amenities, Wendy also stocks Diesel and ULP, grocery items, fresh milk, meat and bread, and home and vehicular hardware.

The township was situated on well-used coach and stock routes connecting Wilcannia on the Darling River with Balranald and Hay on the Murrumbidgee river, however these days traffic consist of local landholders and tourists keen to experience the real outback.

Welcome

You host Wendy is born and bred in Ivanhoe and very proud of the town’s heritage and her thriving business.

Our Town

  • Ivanhoe, a small town with a big history, is located 200 km east of Menindee on the Cobb Highway; on the iconic Long Paddock touring route which stretches from the NSW/Victorian border at Moama all the way up to Wilcannia.

 

Accommodation

Ivanhoe Caravan Park

Ideally located in the peaceful town of Ivanhoe, founded in the early 1870’s and named after Sir Walter Scott’s work of historical fiction, Ivanhoe, Wendy’s Caravan Park and Servo provides visitors with a range of services to suit their needs.

From immaculate self-contained accommodation to shady, grassed powered sites with spotless amenities, Wendy also stocks Diesel and ULP, grocery items, fresh milk, meat and bread, and home and vehicular hardware.

The township was situated on well-used coach and stock routes connecting Wilcannia on the Darling River with Balranald and Hay on the Murrumbidgee river, however these days traffic consist of local landholders and tourists keen to experience the real outback.

Self-Contained Cabins:

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Ivanhoe Caravan Park, Outback NSWA recent addition to the Ivanhoe Servo and Caravan Park are two new self-contained and air-conditioned cabins. Both are very well fitted out, featuring queen size beds, en-suite, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge and TV – and are ideally located a short stroll from the local hotel which offers great meals and cold beer. Sit back on your verandah and enjoy the amazing outback sunsets, the big skies at night and the serenity.


Powered Sites:

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powered sites 01Enjoy green grass, water and spotless amenities at the Ivanhoe Servo and Caravan Park’s powered sites.

 


Things to Do

Things to in and around Ivanhoe:

These days Ivanhoe is mainly a service town for travelers passing through and of course the local landholders, and is characterized by its very wide main street, however it makes an ideal overnight stop with the opportunity to mix with the locals over a cold beer at the hotel or club, gaining a real insight into their outback lifestyles, or seeing the Royal Flying Doctor Service in operation on its twice weekly clinics.

Ivanhoe Heritage Trail:

The Ivanhoe Heritage Trail provides a good introduction to the town and its history. At separate sign-posted locations along the trail there are detailed descriptions of (1) the arrival of the railway (2) the Government Tank (3) the Post Office (4) bushrangers (5) watering holes (6) industrial trouble (7) the Cobb Highway and (8) reminiscences. With the exception of the railway station all sites are located within a block of the main street. A pamphlet with details of the heritage trail is available from the post office and other retail outlets; a book with more detailed information is also available for purchase.

Getting Here

Getting to Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe is located on the Cobb Highway, 182 km from Wilcannia to the north and 210 km south to Hay. The Hay to Ivanhoe section is sealed and while there is bitumen on some sections of the Ivanhoe to Wilcannia section, the majority is unsealed. There is a local road route from Ivanhoe to Menindee, 205 km in length, this road is a gravel dry weather only road.

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There are many different routes that can be taken when driving from any of the capital cities to Ivanhoe, Outback NSW.

The following is an overview of the routes from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide that may help you in planning your Outback Beds experience.

From Brisbane:

Warego Hwy <> Darling River Run <> Cobb Hwy (The Long Paddock): Distance = 1,420km approx

From Sydney:

Hume Hwy <> Burley Griffin Way <> Cobb Hwy (The Long Paddock): Distance = 831km approx

From Melbourne:

Calder Frwy <> Cobb Hwy (The Long Paddock): Distance = 633km aprox

From Adelaide: 

Mallee Hwy <> Sturt Hwy <> Cobb Hwy (The Long Paddock): Distance = 860km approx

 


Touring

Touring Routes

  • Experience the awe-inspiring landscapes and the anthropological significant Lake Mungo as well as a taste of the lower Darling including Menindee Lakes before heading upstream and to Wilcannia and onto the iconic opal town of White Cliffs… this touring route is a must for the adventure minded.

 

Guest Book

What others have said

"Quiet park large sites. Clean amenities We stayed 2 nights would stay again. Great meals across the road at the pub". K and B Read.

"Fabulous business...Wendy is very welcoming, has a well-stocked shop (super fresh veggies), well maintained caravan park and beaut new en-suite cabins. 5 stars Wendy. Well done". E Murray

"What a fabulous stay, the MOST comfortable beds, brand new rooms, with terrific decor, well designed and totally comfortable. Wished we were staying longer as it was a real treat!!! The detail to care and terrific hosting was of top quality - thank you!" J Nelson

"Stayed two nights in Ivanhoe at one of the two new cabins. Lovely surprise. Clean, neat and a very comfortable bed. Hostess, Wendy is a delight and the icing on the cake is the drinks in your room are complimentary 2 beers, 2 soft drinks and 2 large bottles of water :-) If you need accommodation in Ivanhoe, I highly recommend you stay here!" Caron BC


 

more information

For more information on rates, accommodation, bookings, etc, please contact us directly by clicking on the following link:

Email Ivanhoe Caravan Park

Phone: 02 69951187