Travel Blogs from Andamooka, Australia

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Mercredi 8 Novembre, William creek, Australia travel blog

Mercredi 8 Novembre

A travel blog entry by isie


Troisième jour... on a appris au petit matin pas mal de mots aborigènes en discutant avec Sharpy, qui s'est réveillé en même temps que nous à peu près... les nuits sont toujours un peu fraiches, et j'ai froid au petit matin dans mon swag, mais le ...

Travelling to Glendambo, Glendambo, Australia travel blog

Travelling to Glendambo

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


Graham: Slept badly, seemed to wake every hour from about midnight until 5am. Mandi said that she also slept badly. We had our usual fruit salad for breakfast, picked up our lunches and headed for the mine. Mick arranged for us to pick up overalls and ...

Andamooka and the races, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Andamooka and the races

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... a good dinner in the Oasis restaurant - we even had desert, so were only in bed after 11pm. Mandi: The second time I went to Andamooka was early on a Saturday morning - I'd dropped the men at the mine at eight, I think, and was in Andamooka by 8:30. ...

Oodnadatta Track to Lake Eyre, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Oodnadatta Track to Lake Eyre

A travel blog entry by cavanough


After the brief stop at Maree, we hit the dirt (and the dust) to Lake Eyre. There was a few travelers on the road and often saw them at the same photo places. Passed 'Plane Henge' and other funny sculptures. Lake Eyre was awesome. Haz and I had to ...

Lake Eyre to Coward Springs, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Lake Eyre to Coward Springs

A travel blog entry by cavanough


More rough road brought us to beautiful Coward Springs. Found a great little spot, setup camp and then headed for a soak in the springs. Was amazing. Exactly what we all needed. Then was treated to a fantastic sunset. The sunrise was just as ...

Coward Springs-Dalhousie Springs, Stuarts Creek, Australia travel blog

Coward Springs-Dalhousie Springs

A travel blog entry by aussieowls


Great nights sleep and we awoke to a beautiful morning. Clear blue skies and not a breath of wind. It was a pretty early start and it wasn't long before we rolled into William Creek. Matty and I had a pretty decent coffee as the young tourist bat maid ...

ANDAMOOKA; OPALS, DESERT & ISOLATION, Andamooka, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by kathandsheila


... @ Roxby Downs WEATHER: 10 Degrees @ 8.30am; cloudy OVERNIGHT: Bon Bon Roadside Rest Stop- FREE It was 35 kms to Andamooka where the sealed road ends. The drive in passes through the huge Andamooka Station and there are still signs of the ...

Andamooka Opals, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Andamooka Opals

A travel blog entry by deepblueyonder


Today we visited a working opal mine, it was an experience getting there travelling through the other leases with deep opal pits on either side of the access track. We had an enjoyable few hours tracing the different old sea bed levels looking for the ...

Rockets and Opal Fields, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Rockets and Opal Fields

A travel blog entry by deepblueyonder


... rockets, we then moved on to Roxby Downs a modern outback mining town servicing the Olympic Dam Uranium mine .We travelled on to Andamooka which has grown over time and is what we imagine Coober Pedy might have been like in the past. This town has ...

Not as good as Coober Pedy., Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Not as good as Coober Pedy.

A travel blog entry by ianandwendy2015


... cold when we got up in the morning. The temp today is only supposed to be 24deg at Woomera but for some reason Andamooka our destination will be 32deg which proved correct. Andamooka the town is not somewhere that once you have seen would come back to, ...

Coober Pedy, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Coober Pedy

A travel blog entry by juliamoyra


Monday 30th Last night was special No sound,no people just us and the stars with a few flies for good measure! An owl flew around us and this morning we saw swallows around the old building. We set off at 8 thinking we would visit the lake before going ...

Crossing over, South Australia, Australia travel blog

Crossing over

A travel blog entry by nickyandparaic


... , one of the biggest parts of their land outside Northern Territory. Petrol is so expensive out here in the outback, cant wait to get to civilisation again! our last town in South Australia is called Bordertown - quite appropriate dont you ...

Arkaroola To Somewhere On The Oodnadatta Track, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Arkaroola To Somewhere On The Oodnadatta Track

A travel blog entry by tands


... going on now, Marree was once a thriving railway town. In fact it is where the Ghan changed rail gauges between South Australia and Northern Territory. We had a quick look at the hotel and the old Marree railway station before heading north once agin, ...

Dips, Crests,  Grids and Floodways, Stuarts Creek, Australia travel blog

Dips, Crests, Grids and Floodways

A travel blog entry by chris_a


... trade route for the local indigenous people. More recently, the springs also helped explorers push deeper and deeper into central Australia. Eventually they provided water for the original steam trains that worked the Ghan rail line from Adelaide to Alice ...

Day 168 and Day 169, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Day 168 and Day 169

A travel blog entry by alanandrobyn


Today we are making a bit of a diversion, heading north through Woomera, to Roxby Downs. Stay tuned for more ...

Outback: Farina to Coward Spring, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Outback: Farina to Coward Spring

A travel blog entry by wama


We get up early, before sunrise (before 8 am when the flies wake up) and wander through the ruins of Farina. Three hundred people lived here in its heyday. The road to Marree is straight and dusty, but thanks to the salt, very good to drive on. Coffee ...

South australia, South australia, Australia travel blog

South australia

A travel blog entry by bitchee

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Pimba to Andamooka, Andamooka, Australia travel blog

Pimba to Andamooka

A travel blog entry by kayoz


... to Roxby Downs which is quite a neat new mining town in the middle of nowhere! We had lunch there and then headed off to Andamooka which is an uncommercialised opal mining town near the Torrens Lake. We firstly thought we'd drive to the lake but it was a ...

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