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Old 06-25-2011, 12:44 AM   #1
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Any true abandoned/ghost towns in NSW?

I am really wanting to go and have a look at some propper abandoned or ghost towns in NSW. Not former ghost towns, not places that have people still living there, and preferably places that still have something of the former town there.
Propper 'there is absolutly no one here' abandoned.
Im taking my zzr250. Not the best for touring or dirt roading, but ive done it before and it did well. Slow and steady.

I live at the base of the Blue Mountains. If there is anything within a days ride please let me know!

I have a full road trip/self sufficient camping set up in the back room ready to go!
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Old 06-25-2011, 12:50 AM   #2
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Yerranderie might be your best bet. Not much of a ghost town as you defined, but definitely an interesting historical site. Not far from your place, if you're careful, you can ride your bike in there (as long as you take the easy route). Good overnight camp spot and lots to look at.
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Old 06-25-2011, 12:57 AM   #3
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Old 06-25-2011, 01:54 AM   #4
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A bit longer than a days ride though, blue star mining town WA..
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Old 06-25-2011, 02:02 AM   #5
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Old 06-25-2011, 02:11 AM   #6
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Dalmorton, NSW, in the Diehard Region, between Glen innes and Grafton, northern NSW.

not that exciting..
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Old 06-25-2011, 05:31 AM   #7
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Torbane just east of Capertee.
I'll let you do the research.
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Old 06-25-2011, 05:35 AM   #8
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Old 06-25-2011, 05:38 AM   #9
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a list of them...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categor...ew_South_Wales

Hi rat110,

Not really sure if any of these are going to fit your originally posted criteria of a true ("hollywood image") ghost town, with absolutely no inhabitants and an "in tact" remnants of a township, (seemingly) abandonned overnight...

I've been to a number of these places in years past and there's a few of them (that while there are still a few folks living there and regular visitors).
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Old 06-25-2011, 10:30 AM   #10
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Nice one Troy.
Newnes sounds like a good close one
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Old 06-25-2011, 03:50 PM   #11
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Sydney on a Sunday?
No-one lives there, it's pretty creepy and all the roads are so bad, you'll need a dual-sport's suspension to get through it...
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Old 06-25-2011, 05:15 PM   #12
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Sydney on a Sunday?
No-one lives there, it's pretty creepy and all the roads are so bad, you'll need a dual-sport's suspension to get through it...
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Old 06-25-2011, 08:16 PM   #14
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Glen Davis, not far from Capertee.
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Old 06-25-2011, 10:50 PM   #15
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Rat I'd be keen for that ride. I've been pretty keen to go explore the old township of Joadja, heard some cool stuff.
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