Travel Blogs from Cocklebiddy, Australia

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In the middle of nowhere!, Cocklebiddy Roadhouse, Nullarbor, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

In the middle of nowhere!

A travel blog entry by jawad

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First bordercrossing where they took our 3 onions Roos everywhere Hot evening, 10C First rain in ...

Cocklebiddy - Subterrainean Cave System., Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Cocklebiddy - Subterrainean Cave System.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... area we traversed across on a very little used dirt road, to the aire highway at Balladonia and onto the Cocklebiddy cave system about 10 kms before Cocklebiddy. As we arrived fairly late and the rain still seemed to be brewing, we ...

Nullabor-toilet paper trail, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Nullabor-toilet paper trail

A travel blog entry by nicb69

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Mercifully Jake falls asleep at 5.30 and sleeps for 14 hours. The campfire is a much more organized and civilized affair tonight. We are amazed and disappointed by the huge volume of roadside litter. Everywhere we stop there are piles of baby wipes,big ...

Ceduna to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Ceduna to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by rachelhwalsh

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... least you always know what time it is.    As the sun started to go down, we stopped in the town of Cocklebiddy (population 7), and set up camp for the night at the roadhouse.  Crossing the country from east to west, the ground was most ...

Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by tourdeoz

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... dad got another flat tyre, after the second attempt to fix it we put a new tyre and tube on, we finally got to cocklebiddy about 3:00pm, had some steak sanga's, We meet a couple travelling with there two daughters all the girls were glad to have a ...

Cocklebiddy Roadhouse, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Cocklebiddy Roadhouse

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

... population is more than 6. The journey today was so boring that when we saw a rock we called it Hudson. Playing I spy is a little bit predictable here. Something beginning with B - Bush. Site of the day was the Cocklebiddy ...

Balladonia & Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Balladonia & Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by glennandheather

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Today we visited both the Balladonia and Cocklebiddy roadhouses, spending the night at Cocklebiddy.  This is significant as my aunt and uncle helped to manage these roadhouses for a period in the 1980s. Balladonia was the first stop and I took some ...

Day 5 - Disappointment Rock to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Day 5 - Disappointment Rock to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by jacquesandtegan

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... few hours. So we meet Gene Shafer. He is a life saver and offers to give us a tow to the next "town" called Cocklebiddy. Actually it is a petrol station, bar, motel and caravan park all in one. And it is the only service station between Norseman and ...

Eyre Bird Observatory, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Eyre Bird Observatory

A travel blog entry by narravaners

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Here is an entry from Grace. My stay at the Eyre Bird Observatory We were just at the Eyre Bird Observatory. It was sooo fun! It's built in an old telegraph station, we slept there last night in the two bedrooms. It has a kitchen, lounge room/ dining ...

Sand, Skeletons and so many flies... (part three), Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Sand, Skeletons and so many flies... (part three)

A travel blog entry by kineticsoup

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... and honey battered we entered WA: our fifth Australian state in just four weeks! Our first camp in Western Australia was near a little fuel station called Cocklebiddy. We got a campfire on the go and wined and dined before heading out on a spider hunt. ...

Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by sammyjodes

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18/8/2015 - 1 night Somewhere between Caiguna and Cocklebiddy (Free Camp) We met Andrea for a final coffee then headed off from Kalgoorlie around 10.00am. And so our trek across the Nullarbor began... and the landscape continued to change! We hit 90 Mile ...

On the Edge, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

On the Edge

A travel blog entry by stoddart

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... we saw it we decided to go on a little further.  We got out our Camps 7 book and found a free camp 44km out of Cocklebiddy.  We have a very sheltered spot a fair way away from the highway.  There are 3 other vans here.  We have ...

A stop along the road., Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

A stop along the road.

A travel blog entry by john_rutherford

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Today we had a relatively short drive to Cocklebiddy. We played the Nullabor Links Golf holes along the way. Now here, and the facilities have improved since Wenday and her family drove here along the dirt road back in the late 1960s. The people that work ...

Day 73 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy, cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Day 73 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by egold

... the long straight stretch of road called the Nullabor. The drive goes on and on it was really boring. It was a straight drive into Cocklebiddy. We quickly set up because we thought it might rain. It was really cold as we set up and cooked dinner. We ...

Day 73 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Day 73 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by madigold

... . It wasn't very long before we stopped at Caiguna where we were originally going to stay but decided to keep on driving to Cocklebiddy. We then set up camp had dinner played some games of UNO but no one could get to sleep after because the really ...

Day 96 10 Mile Rocks to Moonera Tank RA 404 kms, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Day 96 10 Mile Rocks to Moonera Tank RA 404 kms

A travel blog entry by geoffh

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Left at 7:45 am in our convoy of 5 vans. For some reason we get to go in front all the time. Fuel at Balladonia Roadhouse and we all stopped together at the sign for the longest straight road and had individual and group photos taken. Fuel at Caiguna ...

Day 20 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Day 20 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by hughesy2

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... 148km without a bend in the road. Unfortunately we didn't stop and take a photo of the advisory sign. We made it to Cocklebiddy just before sunset to refuel and get ready for tomorrow. Dinner was at the roadhouse where roast and vegies was the order of ...

Cocklebiddy., Cocklebiddy Roadhouse, Australia travel blog

Cocklebiddy.

A travel blog entry by bevan.hazelwood

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... morning due off.Today we traveled from the rest area 110 kilometers west of Balledonia to Cocklebiddy Roadhouse. We traveled on the longest straightest road in Australia across the Nullubor Plain. there were some parts that had trees and there were some ...

Break at Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Break at Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by slog

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Sent from on the ...

Day 17 - Kalgoorlie to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Day 17 - Kalgoorlie to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by rod.muller

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... 45 min so we make a note to buy one of their advanced clocks. We spot many dead Kangaroos on the side of the road approaching Cocklebiddy, and contemplate driving further but we are both travel weary, so Rod decides to call it a day. As we pull up at the ...

caves, Cocklebiddy Caves, Australia travel blog

caves

A travel blog entry by adriananddenise

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*itinerary* to Cocklebiddy 623km, cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

*itinerary* to Cocklebiddy 623km

A travel blog entry by nsmjtt

Have read a story in the newspaper about Cocklebiddy every week during March.  Never heard of it before, but apparently an icon, just like the dog on the tuckerbox (Gundagai for those uneducated ...

Oztrip, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Oztrip

A travel blog entry by oztrip

We had another big and boring drive across the Nullabor until we found our camp spot on the side of the ...

WA, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

WA

A travel blog entry by caravanparents

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Streaky Bay to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy WA, Australia travel blog

Streaky Bay to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by toni58

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... Toni had time to cook dinner and all the fresh vegetables blanched and in the freezer. We are now camped in the Cocklebiddy Roadhouse Caravan Park which is directly opposite the track we are taking tomorrow morning....tonight however we will feast in ...

Crossing the Nullabor, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Crossing the Nullabor

A travel blog entry by pandjandb

Originally we had planned to stay in Norseman before hitting the big crossing. I'm glad we didn't. It really has nothing going for it. What can I say about Cocklebiddy? Just a place to pull in for the ...

Kalgoorlie to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by gregnkel

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... ; Roads are extremely long. That’s probably why the 90 mile straight is along there between balladonia and cocklebiddy. The longest straight road in Australia. -       We were going to stay in caiguna which is about 80k ...

Now that is what we call a nice drive, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Now that is what we call a nice drive

A travel blog entry by jackolegs

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... fuel cost 1.89 a litre.  Jacko whinged about them not having the manners to wear masks when taking our money Made it to Cocklebiddy having gained an hour and forty five minutes due to the time zones we had crossed. We stayed in a ...

White line...., Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

White line....

A travel blog entry by craggles29

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Day of driving.  Had a brief stop at Norsman, apparently named after a horse. Went on Australia's longest straight piece of road 146km of it. Cocklebiddy had a basic but OK campsite. ...

Day 73 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Day 73 - Esperance to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by makgold

... minutes which was great as we weren’t looking forward to adding an hour and a half in one go tomorrow, then kept driving into Cocklebiddy. The Wedgetail Inn Cocklebiddy is where we are staying the night, we arrived late afternoon set up camp, had ...

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