Travel Blogs from Cowell, Australia

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A step back in time, Cowell, Australia travel blog

A step back in time

A travel blog entry by nicb69

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... buildings comes as a welcome surprise. We head off down the main street after an arduous check in process to the tiny Cowell caravan park,with cameras and scooters,clicking just about every building as they are stunning testaments to the history of the ...

Just a lunch stop..., Redbank Beach, Australia travel blog

Just a lunch stop...

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

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Stopped off for lunch at Redbank - a recommended rest area in our Camping Book - photos speak for themselves - totally stunning!! Ben and Bethan ...

a meeting with giant haystacks, Cowell, Australia travel blog

a meeting with giant haystacks

A travel blog entry by keenos

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Well, we've read all the leaflets from the tourist office so port Lincoln it is - direction south. The sydneys say cheerio - they re continuing eastwards to port augusta and want to be home in Sydney for Christmas. They very kindly invite us to stay if ...

Port Gibbon, Port Gibbon, Australia travel blog

Port Gibbon

A travel blog entry by p18130

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... dinner.  We followed the Camps 3 book to this location, it is approx 6kms from the highway onto a dirt road, 24kms south of Cowell.  We managed to get a spot, the last nearest to the eco toilets.  We soon discovered this was a popular spot ...

Cowell, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Cowell

A travel blog entry by p18130

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... the snapper away.  On the first few throw outs the line snapped straight away, rigs and all.   They headed back to Cowell in rough seas, and managed to get some small snapper on the way and arrived back for lunch.  Both were tired after ...

Rudall, Rudall, Australia travel blog

Rudall

A travel blog entry by tourdeoz

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Once up , we were on the road at 6:30, it wasn't long and we were in kyancutta we were looking forward to it, cause finally we were off the Eyre highway, and on the Tod highway , which would be the quietest highway I've ever come across, more like a ...

Sea lions, Point Gibbon, Australia travel blog

Sea lions

A travel blog entry by chris.fiona

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... happy that she seen it & we missed it lol... Really looking forward to seeing more wild life for the kids & us to enjoy :o) I love exploring & seeing the wildlife.... Tomorrow we are off to explore more of the Western South Australia area ...

Quarantena, Kimba, Australia travel blog

Quarantena

A travel blog entry by planetvale

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... e' tutt'altro che finito: fa quasi impressione pensare che ci siano ancora ottocento chilometri da qui alla capitale della South Australia. Questo viaggio comincia a sembrare interminabile; e non lo dico con dispiacere, anzi. Lasciati i dingo e fatta una ...

Day 80 :(, Kimba, Australia travel blog

Day 80 :(

A travel blog entry by melgray

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Hot eggy bread, thx Kate!! It got us all moving & on the road by 6.30, but because of the time change it is really 8! Cold Chisel set the pace for the wheels turning today, for the 990 km ahead. It's up pretty loud. Another clear, sunny day. It sure ...

Crossing the Spencer Gulf, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Crossing the Spencer Gulf

A travel blog entry by queandsue

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We decided to try the new ferry service from Cowell / Lucky Bay on the Eyre Peninsula over to Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula rather than drive all the way back up to Port Augusta and back down ...

.., Kimba, Australia travel blog

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A travel blog entry by knuspr

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Great people and Place, Kimba, Australia travel blog

Great people and Place

A travel blog entry by middletonfamily

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After spending time on the coast we started heading west and our first stop was half way across OZ in Kimba. A friend of my cousin lives on a wheat farm 50 km from Kimba and graciously invited us to stay for a couple of days. Jack and the girls where ...

DAY 50 - PORT LINCOLN TO COWELL -  IDYLLIC, Cowell, Australia travel blog

DAY 50 - PORT LINCOLN TO COWELL - IDYLLIC

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... and toast. I didn’t fancy doing much today so I didn’t.  I drove for about 2 hours to a camp just outside Cowell. I stopped at a place called Arno Bay , a tuna fishing town on the way.  The Harbour View Caravan Park was excellent. ...

Cool change, Arno Bay, Australia travel blog

Cool change

A travel blog entry by glennandheather

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The weather cooled down overnight with a little rain as well. We left Port Lincoln and drove up the eastern coast of the Eyre Peninsula this morning. Our first stop on the way was at Tumby Bay.  This was an impressive looking town with a lovely ...

Cowell, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Cowell

A travel blog entry by dahlsen_family

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... just as we drove into town as well as the longest coal train EVER heading into Port Augusta.  Just a quiet night at the Cowell Caravan Park after a spot of fishing on the jetty - met a girl from Derby so picked up some great tips for ...

Fresh fish, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Fresh fish

A travel blog entry by t4gonewest

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Fresh oysters and whiting for dinner, it doesn't get much better. We also had a funny episode watching Nic holler and run after the fish monger, who was closing shop. We have ended our night with a walk along the local jetty which is a stones throw ...

Arno Bay, Arno Bay, Australia travel blog

Arno Bay

A travel blog entry by georgeescape

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... there is a lot of sea weed everywhere. Again, it is a great coastline, pity it is way too cold to swim.   Cowell is a lovely sea side village, beautiful old buildings line a wide street with pine trees down the centre. We pulled up next to a ...

Kimbra, Kimba, Australia travel blog

Kimbra

A travel blog entry by narravaners

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We drove north from Adelaide, stopped for a shop at Port Augusta and then made another big decision. Instead of going north to Uluru via Lake Eyre and the Oodnadatta track we decided to just keep going west to WA. It was a bit sad to leave SA but we ...

Spencer's Gulf, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Spencer's Gulf

A travel blog entry by goanna-geoff

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... trip there with Fred & Jacqueline, Sunliner Monte Carlo owners staying in the caravan park at Port LIncoln. Intended staying at Cowell for 3 days & we are still here.  Went fishing & crabbing with Colin next door after the weather ...

Don't stay at Cowell Foreshore Caravan Park, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Don't stay at Cowell Foreshore Caravan Park

A travel blog entry by moore4australia

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... , we came across the Pt Germein Jetty which was well worth the look. If we had known how bad our experience with the Cowell Foreshore Caravan Park was going to be, we STILL would have taken our time and had a wonderful day stopping and pottering ...

Aw Shucks ... it's Oysters @ Cowell !!, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Aw Shucks ... it's Oysters @ Cowell !!

A travel blog entry by dollyandace

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... racking, at the mercy of the elements and awkward to manage. This new system, developed by three oyster growers at Cowell, won the Australian Government Innovation in Sustainable Farm Practices Award in 2010 and is now wholly produced here and marketed ...

Franklin Harbour stay, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Franklin Harbour stay

A travel blog entry by busmartins

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... 't think I’ve ever been here and saw no reason to do it now, it’s not known for its beauty. We decided Cowell on Franklin Harbour which is the halfway point between Port Augusta and Port Lincoln would be our stop for the night and we pulled ...

PORT GERMEIN - PORT GIBBON, Port Gibbon, Australia travel blog

PORT GERMEIN - PORT GIBBON

A travel blog entry by abpascoe

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... talk to the old bloke left on the cliff with his rod and a cask of red wine. His name was Ken and was traveling around Australia alone, apparently going the same way we're going. He had awful black teeth and was fairly well tanked when I was talking to ...

New Year's Eve, Cowell, Australia travel blog

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by mawstrip

... move on from Port Lincoln and make my way slowly to Whyalla and await my registration sticker.  First stop along the way was at Cowell a coastal town on Franklin Harbour, at my speed, about 2 hours drive away.  After a drive up and down the main ...

No fish for dinner tonight, Cowell, Australia travel blog

No fish for dinner tonight

A travel blog entry by mcervale

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Another beautiful day. Our trip front Port Pirie to Cowell was uneventful. Cowell is just a little fishing village situated along the east cost of the Eyre Peninsula. We decided to try our luck to get some fresh fish for dinner. We spent a ...

Crowell ferry - Spencer Gulf, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Crowell ferry - Spencer Gulf

A travel blog entry by 10feettripping

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For a different journey to the east side of the Spencer Gulf we caught the ferry from Cowell. A little short cut. When we pulled in the waiting area it looked like the front of the car was alive, covered in flies crawling over the other splattered bugs ...

Kimba, Kelly, Australia travel blog

Kimba

A travel blog entry by tomanddanozadve

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Well the rain has followed us from Port Augusta. Hope it gets a little warmer. Feels like Melbourne weather currently. Not much on this road to report. Back ...

Cuttlefish galore, Arno Bay, Australia travel blog

Cuttlefish galore

A travel blog entry by shell51

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A short stopover on our way north, met up with Cliff and Carolyn again at a caravan park on the foreshore of Arno Bay.  Yes it was still windy,  The weed on the shore had rolled into huge balls of solid mass.  We walked along the sand and ...

Franklin Harbour, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Franklin Harbour

A travel blog entry by 75coaster

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We spent our time after dinner having a walk around the mangroves at low tide. Crabs, bugs and lots of mud. Tanja found the first oyster. Lucky I brought my oyster knife along for the trip. After the first find, it became easier to spot ...

Night out on the town, Cowell, Australia travel blog

Night out on the town

A travel blog entry by chookey1956

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Enjoyed the hospitality of Cowell at the Franklin Harbour ...

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