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We’re exploring the Sandstone Wonders country inside the Banana Shire which really is a terrific destination for camping and touring enthusiasts. Today we are heading for the testing Razorback track as a shortcut to our final destination. Along the way is some spectacular country and challenging 4WD tracks. We are tackling the Razorback track to the very top (about 1100 metres) of Kroombit Tops National Park.

The very top of Kroombit Tops National Park

Nearby lies Beautiful Betsy, an American B24 Liberator Bomber that crashed in stormy weather on the 24th of February 1945 on a flight from Darwin to Brisbane. Betsy laid here undisturbed for almost 50 years until discovered in 1994 by a park ranger.

Beautiful Betsy is a tangible link to a far gone time

Beautiful Betsy is perched atop the Kroombit Tops National Park, check the NPSR website for the deets on getting there. The Banana Shire Council has all the details on this and other favourite campsites in the region, head to sandstonewonders.com or OQTA site for more information.

Don’t forget to check out Episode 34 of the Campr series for our guide to Kroombit Tops and the Sandstone Wonders region.

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Dean Miller - Campr Dean has been a trailblazer in the adventure television space for more than 15 years. With a passion for fishing, forged as a young fella growing up on Groote Eylandt NT, the only thing he loves more than boating, camping and touring is sharing a yarn.