Roadtrip to Queensland – Days 18-21

Hervey Bay attractions There are lots of the usual things to do in a seaside holiday area and Hervey Bay is no exception - swimming, walking, golf, fishing, boating, eating out, markets, but Hervey Bay is renowned for winter whale watching. (More about that later. Here's what else to do first.) Hervey Bay Markets When …

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Roadtrip to Queensland – Day 14

Carnarvon Gorge Mickey Creek Following on from a really sound sleep and a late breakfast we made the short drive back towards the entry to Carnarvon Gorge National Park, this time stopping at the carpark for the much shorter walk along Mickey Creek followed by another diversion up Warrumbah Creek Gorge. There were only a …

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Roadtrip to Queensland – Day 9 continued

Charleville Charleville Bilby Experience Once we had eaten lunch we drove back to the Charleville Tourist Information Centre for our 1:30 booking. First up we dropped Mel off with a staff member who had agreed to look after her while we attended the Bilby centre. Next a staff member booked us in and asked us …

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Reflections on our Big Caravan Trip

After spending 3 amazing months caravanning through South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia and a little bit of our own state Victoria, there are a lot of highlights to remember. So here's a summary of things we would like to recommend. At the end I have also included a few cautionary items. In South Australia …

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Coles Track – Point Nepean NP

When at home and not travelling I volunteer once at week at the local Visitor Information Centre in Dromana. Before covid19 hit we had an associated walking group who would take a walk together once a month somewhere on the Mornington Peninsula. This enabled us to give accurate advice to visitors who came into the …

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Crossing the Nullabor, Border Village to Penong

After setting off east it wasn't too long (less than 20 kms) before we made our first sightseeing stop for the day. Bunda Cliffs carpark offers an awesome view to the east along the Great Australian Bight.I don't feel photos do it justice. Heavy shadows make it hard to know what the best time of …

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