Travel Blogs from Elliott, Australia

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Discover the Spirit, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Discover the Spirit

A travel blog entry by rossandsue

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... to the van for lunch. The afternoon was spent relaxing and taking it easy. I went for a walk around the edge of the Elliott River as the tide was coming in. It was amazing how quick it was coming in. Dinner tonight was zucchini slice and veggies Tuesday ...

Elliott Heads, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Elliott Heads

A travel blog entry by the.okeefes


20th September We got off reasonably early, after a quick look at the Mackay Harbour.  Agnes Waters was always on the list, of places to stay, on the way home.  However, we decided that we wanted to make tomorrow's drive, (our very last one, we ...

CAMPER VAN CRAZY!, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by unbound


... the parks told us to check it out there.  He also gave us a huge bag of fruit and an expensive Australia camping guidebook that he didn't need anymore.  Nice guy and we sold the book back to a bookstore when we left for $15, ...

Elliott, Elliott, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by trenfield5


... . It is said that Renner Springs is where the desert meets the top end which was approximately half way between Tennant Creek and Elliott. Nigel's friends in Alice had suggested that we free camp at a little known campsite in Elliott on Lake Woods. As we ...

Gepäck abholen, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Gepäck abholen

A travel blog entry by timdownunder

Gegen Vormittag komme ich endlich in Elliott an und hole mein zurückgelassenes Gepäck ab. Mein Auto steht noch genau so da, wie ich es zurück gelassen habe. Also wird alles in mein neues Ungetüm geräumt. Dabei treffe ich wieder den ausgeflippten ...

Jabiru to Elliott, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Jabiru to Elliott

A travel blog entry by dmas

This was just a long day of driving - about 720km which took us from 8am to 5pm including our stops for fuel, lunch and toilet breaks. The caravan park was very simple.  There were a lot of peacocks around which kept the kids entertained and the ...

Longreach Waterhole, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Longreach Waterhole

A travel blog entry by jordanboys


We saw lots of Pelicans. Mum and Glenn slept in a bed together and the sunset was beautiful and the Pelicans were in a ...

Wallam Reserve - Roadside Stop, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Wallam Reserve - Roadside Stop

A travel blog entry by thewestsholiday


What's the town of Bundaberg famous for? the Bundaberg Rum Distillery of course, and so we must do the tour if passing through, not quite age appropriate for the kids but educational all the same. At least it fits with the sugar theme, using the molasses ...

"Crap the tides coming in pretty fast!"

A travel blog entry by thailandtrip01

Our penultimate last day in Oz saw us moving down to Elliot’s Head where yet again we set up camp and headed for the beach. Being at a river mouth we were treated to two options, beach or river! Starting off at the beach after wading through the ...

WE REACH THE TROPICAL TOP END, Elliott, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by kathandsheila


SUNDAY JULY 4 MILEAGE: 20198 kms JOURNEY: Banka Banka, Renner Springs, Elliott, Newcastle Waters road stop WEATHER: 20 degrees at 10.30, blue sky; reached 26 degrees later The dead straight highway stretched ahead,sometimes very white and ...

OMG - wow - it is hot, Elliott, Australia travel blog

OMG - wow - it is hot

A travel blog entry by callaghans


So today's been pretty boring as we have been on the road since 8.30am. We've stopped for lunch in a small town called Elliot and OMG! We stepped out of our lovely 22 degree climate controlled car into a 38 degree heat- it smacked us in the face as soon ...

Heading further South, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Heading further South

A travel blog entry by marie.channer


... shop. When we drove off, the police (who we'd spoke to in the shop) were doing stops; it's the first time I'd seen it in Australia. We didn't have to stop as we were heading back the way we come to Longreach Lake, as recommended by the tip guy. We drove ...

Unbelievable!!, Elliott, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by mawstrip

From Threeways I drove on to Elliott where I stopped for fuel...well that was the intention. The sign said open and I drove in. Put the nozzle into the petrol tank and waited...and waited, nothing. So I walked over to the door and could see the owner ...

Von Barkly Homestead nach Elliott, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Von Barkly Homestead nach Elliott

A travel blog entry by georghenn


Liebe Leser, gerne würde ich zeitnäher berichten wollen, das Problem sind die Internetverbindungen, die nur unregelmäßig im Outback und dann meist sehr sehr langsam aufgebaut werden können. 16.5. Barkly Homestead – Three Ways Ach was für ...

5 Days at Longreach Waterhole near Elliott, Elliott  (Longreach Waterhole), Australia travel blog

5 Days at Longreach Waterhole near Elliott

A travel blog entry by carallan


Boring!!! More of Stuart Highway. Most interesting part of day was stopping for fuel! Passed through a number of places including Tennant Creek where we stopped for a coffee and to make use of mobile reception. Drove up to the town lookout spot but ...

Wycliffe Well, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Wycliffe Well

A travel blog entry by ourdogscoot

... hot hot. Did stop at Renner Creek with the view to staying there, as did Chris & Bruno, but we both decide to head onto Elliott. We stayed at the park with the salt water pool where as the others went out to Longreach water hole. There is a 12km dirt ...

A Lesson price on stay!, Elliott, Australia travel blog

A Lesson price on stay!

A travel blog entry by thecronins


24 July Farewell Mataranka! Off on a big drive today in all we drive over 400km today.  Which for this trip is a big day.  We were unable to leave our camp until after 10am because we decided to do a couple of loads of washing and it wasn't dry ...

Day 139, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Day 139

A travel blog entry by alanandrobyn


... really put on the map when an airfield was built there as a refueling stop for Ross and Keith Smith’s flight from England to Australia in 1919, and used as such by QANTAS until 1937. The highway was realigned several km to the east during WW2, and ...

Hop to it..., Elliott, Australia travel blog

Hop to it...

A travel blog entry by worldofthewards


... and enroute to Banka Banka we stopped to refuel at Aileron, Barrow Creek Telegraph station, Wycliffe Well Roadhouse (Alien central in Australia). Then we went to Devils Marbles (a load of sandstone rocks that look like marbles) and took a few photos and ...

Happy 66th Birthday, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Happy 66th Birthday

A travel blog entry by vinceanddor

... a great birthday with my beautiful wife who is now battling a bad cold. Not happy Jan! Had a great walk up to the WW2 Submarine Lookout at Elliott Heads then along the beach. Public Holiday today for the Bundaberg Show finished by a Rodeo tomorrow ...

The barrels free camp, Elliott, Australia travel blog

The barrels free camp

A travel blog entry by sueton


... , with its short poles and a tribute to the amazing project that took place around 150 years ago, to link the south of Australia with the North by telegraph poles, so that morse code messages could be sent via the new underse cable from Java to Europe. ...

Hanging around Maryborough another week, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Hanging around Maryborough another week

A travel blog entry by julsnjust


After picking up the van at 6 star motors (who by the way done a great job and charged us less labour than he should have) we headed to Hillcrest caravan park at Burrum Heads@$27 pn powered. The caravan pk has changed since we were here last with all the ...

Bundaberg, Where Australia shines, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Bundaberg, Where Australia shines

A travel blog entry by davelynne


30th August to 15th September We arrived in Elliot Heads planning to stay for three nights. We ended up staying for two weeks . With Sue still not feeling 100% we had to get her to see a doctor, this proved to be a little more difficult than we ...

Unsere faulen Tage am Meer, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Unsere faulen Tage am Meer

A travel blog entry by noragermano-weg


Hier gehen wir immer an den Strand wenn schönes Wetter ist und wir nicht arbeiten müssen. Leider wurden wir in den letzten zwei Wochen nur ein paar mal zum Arbeiten gebraucht. Das Meer hier ist super schön und je nach Ebbe oder Flut findet man immer ...

Elliott Heads - Water & Water Melons, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Elliott Heads - Water & Water Melons

A travel blog entry by sueton


A quick Detour to Elliott's Head - a VERY pretty beach at the mouth of the Elliott River - there is a beautiful caravan park right on the water - not dog Friendly - so another time. A coffee at the Cafe and a stop at a farm stall to buy really fresh,cheap ...

Bundy good time, Elliott Heads, Australia travel blog

Bundy good time

A travel blog entry by 82cape


11th September All good things must come to an end, we have to leave 1770. Bundaberg is our new destination which is not very far away. A quick tour of the shops to pick up a few essentials (yes Dan Murphy's was one of those shops) and then off to ...

Camooweal to Banka Banka Station, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Camooweal to Banka Banka Station

A travel blog entry by mboy


The full moon last was magnificent. It had its reflection on the water. We tried taking photos but it just looks like two white lights on a black background. A cool morning but pleasant enough with no wind. The rising sun on the still water was ...

Heading South, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by karennglyn


... needed to get to Elliott. We drove to look at the Daly Waters campground, but was greeted by a dustbowl, so we headed off for Elliott which was 150 km South. Elliott is a small town, but 11 km to the West along a dirt track through scrub is the Longreach ...

UFO's and all things strange, Elliott, Australia travel blog

UFO's and all things strange

A travel blog entry by thegrubers


... a roadhouse we had driven past the afternoon before, as Lachlan was asleep. Wycliffe Well is apparently the UFO Capital of Australia. This roadhouse is famous for documented UFO sightings. Paul read it also has  one of the largest selections of beer ...

Longreach Waterhole - Elliott, Elliott, Australia travel blog

Longreach Waterhole - Elliott

A travel blog entry by sergeantdeleeuw


19 and 20 August A few hours drive north of Tennant Creek is the township of Elliott, right on the Stuart Highway. We had read about a free camp that was signposted just on the northern outskirts of town, and west along a 12km dirt track, called the ...

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