Travel Blogs from 80 Mile Beach, Australia

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Sunsets, Turtles & Fishing., 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

Sunsets, Turtles & Fishing.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... steamy atmosphere of the wet, we packed up and headed off down the coast on our return trip South. Our first stop was 80 mile beach for a lovely 3 days of fishing, reading, beach walks and relaxing. Some of the best sunsets we have ever experienced lit up ...

Day 9: On the road again..., Port Headland and 80 Mile Beach, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Day 9: On the road again...

A travel blog entry by hrhdownunder

... away without further ado and headed onto our stay for the night (at a rather lush campsite - with showers, I might add!) at 80 Mile Beach which, as you may suspect, is allegedly 80 miles long! Cunning! (everything in Australia seems to be exactly what it ...

Driving......, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

Driving......

A travel blog entry by rbdiorio

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... by lunchtime tomorrow, which is great. We drove 245Km from Port Hedland this afternoon and stopped for the night at a campground on 80 mile beach.  We also passed two dead camels on the way, which whilst gruesome, was also kind of exciting as we are ...

80 Mile Beach, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

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On our way to Broome we stopped at 80 mile beach to have a look - there was a whole lot of beach and not much ...

Day SIXTY ONE, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

Day SIXTY ONE

A travel blog entry by feltham

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... a definite southerly direction it feels like we’re heading home. Today we got away early and drove the 4hrs south to 80 Mile Beach. The caravan park is a sand dune away from an enormously long white sandy beach. We arrived just after high tide so ...

80 Mile Beach - Fishing., 80 Mile Beach , Australia travel blog

80 Mile Beach - Fishing.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Between Broome and Port Hedland is one of the longest beaches in the world, the 80 mile beach. We stopped here for the night to again try our luck at fishing, this time finally, success. Avan managed to hook and land three nice sized threadfin salmon, ...

Sand, as far as the eye can see..., 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

Sand, as far as the eye can see...

A travel blog entry by markgemmell

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... wheel rims, but I was sticking close to a tow truck that was travelling the road in front of us - any problems and I'd've hit the horn straight away! 365km to get to Broome - here we come! 80 Mile Beach Caravan Park Port Headland 6721 (08)9176 ...

Sun, Sand and Shells - 80 Mile Beach, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

Sun, Sand and Shells - 80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by chris-and-megan

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... ’t that much volume in them to really provide the additional width and traction that soft sand requires.  At the 80 Mile Beach entrance, there’s a sign announcing that there is no de-bogging equipment available, so we’d have had to ...

80 Mile Beach, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by maas

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... 80 mile beach. Der erste Camping war geschlossen, also mussten wir noch etwas weiterfahren und haben uns auf dem 80 mile beach caravan park niedergelassen. Schoener Platz rundum mit Palmen und viel Schatten. Der Strand mit weissem Sand, vieler ...

Fishing 'N shells, 80 mile Beach, Australia travel blog

Fishing 'N shells

A travel blog entry by chris.fiona

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Today we're off to 80 mile beach Caravan Park. We thought the road into Pardoo Station was bad lol the road into the 80 mile beach caravan park was 1000 times worse, we were travelling between 5 & 20 kph depending on the surface :o) Gotta love the ...

No-one mentioned rain!, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

No-one mentioned rain!

A travel blog entry by melsymo

... out of Karijini, saying goodbyes to the gorges for the final time. The rest of afternoon was pretty much non-stop driving on to 80 Mile Beach (do you want to guess why it's called that?;-), where we set up for for our final night of camping. The camp ...

80 Mile Beach, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by dahlsen_family

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... on the highway and further north, we had another outrageously expensive lunch at a roadhouse and then headed off the main road to the 80 Mile Beach Caravan Park. The boys were keen to beat our "set up" record so once we were at our site, Cam set the ...

A lazy day at 80 Mile Beach, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

A lazy day at 80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by dahlsen_family

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... caravan park and they are big on fundraising for the RFDS - not a lot on offer but we did buy the locally produced "80 Mile Beach Cook Caravan Park Book" mainly in the hope of getting some fresh ideas for dinner. It included a history of the caravan park ...

80 mile beach via Port Headland, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

80 mile beach via Port Headland

A travel blog entry by jarvis

Port Headland?  Barren wilderness of red earth and Iron industry.  God bless everyone who lives there, I just couldn't ...

A touch of Melbourne Weather, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

A touch of Melbourne Weather

A travel blog entry by stthomson

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... boots and went for a walk on the beach - seems pretty rediculous, but it was cold and very wet and muddy underfoot too. The beach was quite incredible.  The tide was out and the sand flats were about 1km long to the waters edge.  We didnt walk ...

Day 51, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

Day 51

A travel blog entry by millarfamily

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... the bumpy, sandy road to Broome. After a quick lunch we collected the van and again hit the road. We weren't sure were we would stay so we drive until late afternoon and decided on Eighty Mile Beach caravan park. Diesel Broome 168.9 Diesel Sandfire ...

Seaside Paradise, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

Seaside Paradise

A travel blog entry by mike_margaret

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... , already a showpiece for native species, and farewelled it the previous Friday. Soon afterwards we turned left towards the Eighty Mile Beach Caravan Park along 10km of dust and corrugated red dirt road. We managed to acquire the last powered site ...

Day 48 - 80 mile caravan park, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

Day 48 - 80 mile caravan park

A travel blog entry by egold

Today was Mother's Day again we did not much which is good. Again the boys this time with Alisha went out fishing again empty handed. Mum and I sat up and read for the day. To finish Mother's Day of we went out to dinner at reception. I had lasagna ...

Day 47 - At 80 mile beach, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

Day 47 - At 80 mile beach

A travel blog entry by egold

... morning today as we went on a walk down on the beach to look for shells. We found heaps, after high tide had been through the beach was full of shells big and small. We collected so many. Today was a day of doing not much. I was still really tired ...

Day 49 - 80 mile beach, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

Day 49 - 80 mile beach

A travel blog entry by egold

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... we went down and watched them for awhile still didn't catch anything worth keeping hopefully in Exmouth they will be more successful . When we came back we read I have finished 2 books here! ! Eighty mile beach is really good cant wait to go ...

Day 46 - Broome to 80 Mile Beach, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

Day 46 - Broome to 80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by egold

... us just over 3 hours. We left at about 11 am and arrived at after 2 pm it. We set up and went down to the beach. WOW it is like heaven there are so many shells it is awesome. We collected heaps of shells but heaps of them broke. Tonight was really ...

West Coast Tour Day 10, 80-Mile Beach to Broome, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

West Coast Tour Day 10

A travel blog entry by gdubs55

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After a morning stroll on the beach, we packed up and hit the road for Broome. Since we were such a great group, Pete asked us to do something nice for one another. He passed out some colored paper and asked us to fold it and print our names on the ...

The tides are turning, 80 Mile Beach , Australia travel blog

The tides are turning

A travel blog entry by thegrubers

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... other travellers. Grrr kids. After 360km of the highway, we turned right onto a dirt road and headed into the 80 Mile Beach Caravan Park. A cool Caravan Park within a cattle station, nestled just behind the sand dunes. Caravans everywhere, and grey ...

80 Mile beach, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

80 Mile beach

A travel blog entry by butch.christine

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... booth and now have an appointment for next Thursday to get it fixed.  Hope the dentist isnt a butcher!!!! 4 nights at 80 Mile Beach and we headed off yesterday morning and free camped at a road side rest area called Stanley, about 200kms south of ...

West Coast Tour Day 9, Karjini Nat'l Park to 80-Mile Beach, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

West Coast Tour Day 9

A travel blog entry by gdubs55

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This day was to be another all day driving affair from Karjini to 80-Mile Beach. The midway point was Port Hedland. Here, all the iron mined out of the Tom Price region is taken for shipping. It's famous for it's record breaking freight trains. ...

On the road again...., 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

On the road again....

A travel blog entry by craggles29

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... away by around 1pm. Headed south through the least interesting landscape to date. Refuel at Sandfire Roadhouse, before heading to 80 Mile Beach Van Park, which was surprisingly full. Arrived just before sunset which we watched over a very nice ...

Day 47 - 80 Mile Beach, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

Day 47 - 80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by makgold

... Mark. This experience might just teach them both a little patience. One can only hope!! Alisha, Kellie and Emma walked down the beach collecting shells to where Madi and Mark were they seemed to be having heaps of fun. Emma thought it would be funny to ...

heaven, 80 Mile beach western australia, Australia travel blog

heaven

A travel blog entry by gonnaeatfish

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by kate- After breakfast (I won't list it) we set off for 80 Mile Beach. On the way we saw a sea eagle and a wedge tail eagle (not sure). When we set up I got it in the head (?). Then we got neighbours. They are ndia, Stephanie and Zoe (it's so nice to ...

Day 49 - 80 mile beach, 80 mile beach, Australia travel blog

Day 49 - 80 mile beach

A travel blog entry by agold

... It was really windy so everything was drying really quick and had to be tied down. This afternoon we walked along the beach collecting cowrie shells and watched the sunset. DID YOU KNOW.... There are many different types and sizes of shells that ...

80 Mile Beach, 80 Mile Beach, Australia travel blog

80 Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by nicebutdim

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Another long day of driving to get up past Port Hedland (another dodgy mining town) and onto the beautiful 80 Mile Beach.  I'm not sure its actually 80 miles long but it is long and there's a walk of about 2km just to reach the water.  The ...

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