Travel Blogs from Menindee, Australia

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Menindee, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Menindee

A travel blog entry by the_todds_tour

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... National Park – the first national park west of the Great Dividing Range.   There are 5 lakes in the Menindee system – Emu, Cawindilla, Pamamaroo, Menindee and Tandou.  We drove alongside Pamamaroo Lake for a picnic lunch – ...

The Riviera Of The Outback, Menindee, Australia travel blog

The Riviera Of The Outback

A travel blog entry by dollyandace

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... filled during floods and then drained back into the Murray-Darling River system, which covers one million square kilometres (14% of Australia). From its source in Queensland to its mouth at the Coorong SE of Adelaide, the Darling River is 3,370km long. ...

Broken Hill to Bindara via Menindee Lakes, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Broken Hill to Bindara via Menindee Lakes

A travel blog entry by mboy

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... . The fishermen and birds are in abundance for the fish. We drive to the Weir No. 1 and what we thought would take us to Menindee. It was a massive spillway and was the major weir for the Darling River. The water was up and over the road and blocked off. ...

Day 6 Menindee NSW, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Day 6 Menindee NSW

A travel blog entry by terro12

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... across a camel caravan, yes that's correct a camel caravan. A couple of intrepid travellers walking with their camels across Australia. They left Gympie in QLD seventeen months ago. Unfortunately we were unable to ask them any questions as they were busy ...

Wilcannia, Wilcannia, Australia travel blog

Wilcannia

A travel blog entry by gavinc

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Menindee and Kinchega, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Menindee and Kinchega

A travel blog entry by marilyna

We had a look around Menindee - not much to see, then drove out to Kinchega National Park. We looked at the old homestead ...

Seen Mitten im Sandmeer, Menindee, Autralia travel blog

Seen Mitten im Sandmeer

A travel blog entry by laediontour

... in den NP, sondern fahren zum Copi Hollow CP, wo wir einen tollen Standplatz mit Sicht auf den Verbindungssee zwischen Lake Menindee und Lake Pamamaroo ergattern können. Eins ist sicher: ohne diese Seen hätte sich die Fahrt nach Menindee nie ...

Rough road to Menindee, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Rough road to Menindee

A travel blog entry by helen.whiter

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When we left Wilcannia we drove about 80km down the Menindee road and called into a station called Nelia Gaari on the Darling River. A couple we had met in Wilcannia said they had just come from there and enjoyed the camp spots on the river very much and ...

Day 12, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by blueskyreddust

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... They come in here asking all sorts of questions, can I get through to Bourke up the Louth road? What is the condition of the Menindee road? How am I supposed to know I’m stuck in here all day? I don’t go to those places. Seriously, people that ...

Around Menindee, Menindee Lakes Park, Australia travel blog

Around Menindee

A travel blog entry by cdrjgreen

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... chat with some people who showed us their van and of course Cheryl fell in love with it. Maybe in the future? Hit the Menindee tourist office and would you believe they had a quilt show on, Cheryl was impressed, Russell was more taken with old typewriters ...

You can't get better than this for August, Menindee Lakes, Australia travel blog

You can't get better than this for August

A travel blog entry by rse

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We woke this morning to a beautiful sunny clear sky.... how wonderful! started the day doing our washing.... yes, in a camping twin tub we bought.... so for all those that thought we wouldn't... we did! We then set off for a bike ride to the sailing club ...

Magical Menindee Lakes, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Magical Menindee Lakes

A travel blog entry by kingstravel

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... 1870 and used paddle steamers from Menindee to send out the wool. It became one of the biggest sheep stations in Australia functioning up to the 1960's, shearing their 6 millionth sheep in 1967 when the station became a national park.. ...

Kinchega National Park, Menindee, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Kinchega National Park, Menindee

A travel blog entry by robynanddavid

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Thought a nice night by the Menindee Lakes in Kinchega National Parks might be nice.  HA!  Turns out the lakes have been dry as a bone for over 10 years (despite us seeing fantastically full and lovely looking lakes just up the river from ...

Menindee / Bindara, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Menindee / Bindara

A travel blog entry by dave-michelle

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Another early morning as we had to be out by 10 and before that we needed to go into town to get money and repair the rear tyre as well as get the exhaust fixed again.   We finally left just after 10 and on the way passed many lizards and ...

Day 4 Menindee Lakes NSW., Menindee, Australia travel blog

Day 4 Menindee Lakes NSW.

A travel blog entry by terro12

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A very windy night and also through the day. The Sun was shining some of the time but generally cold. The day started at 4:00am with having to get up and roll the awning in because of the wind. Christine and David from Tas left this morning heading for ...

Lakes, rain and a small disappointment or two., Menindee, Australia travel blog

Lakes, rain and a small disappointment or two.

A travel blog entry by wherrol

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... . Then it was into Broken Hill for a look around, top up of vegies and get some fuel. Thence down to the National Park at Menindee. This is a lake that had been dry for years so we were looking forward to it. Once at the lakes we read the information. As ...

peaceful Menindee, Menindee, Australia travel blog

peaceful Menindee

A travel blog entry by reidysroaming

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... relaxed. Tough day but someone has to do it. In the afternoon  Ma & Pa looked at the Historic Wool Shed & around Menindee town. Jay & Braiden went to collect fire wood. When Ma & Pa arrived back at camp dad drove me down to the Main ...

Menindee Lakes, Kopi Hollow, Lizards and red dirt, Menindee lakes, Australia travel blog

Menindee Lakes, Kopi Hollow, Lizards and red dirt

A travel blog entry by madelynrose

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... to call dad and describe the fence to him) and dirt road for more kilometres, then we hit the tar and kept going to Menindee!  We stopped at a little corner store at menindee, bought some ice creams and ate them in the sun before travelling back to ...

Day 31 - Menindee, Kinchega Nat Pk, Menindee Lakes, Lake Pamamaroo, Australia travel blog

Day 31 - Menindee, Kinchega Nat Pk, Menindee Lakes

A travel blog entry by tweaksta

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... for a wander around. Once we were ready to go, we hit the road.....or dust to be precise. Firstly, we headed in to Menindee to get coffee, I thought I saw a Coffex sign yesterday whilst doing our recce of Menindee. We drove around a bit and couldn't find ...

Broken Hill to Menindee, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Broken Hill to Menindee

A travel blog entry by marilyna

We left Broken Hill and headed down to Menindee. Lots of emus along the way. After some discussion...we ended up free camping at Lake Pamamaroo. I wasn't keen at first because there were no facilities at all. We have to drive to the toilets about a km ...

enjoyed the experience, Menindee, Australia travel blog

enjoyed the experience

A travel blog entry by rse

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... better.... patches of blue sky had started to appear.  All packed down we headed off for hour 5 -6 hour drive to Menindee Lakes. We were grateful that the kangaroo deterrents were working on the car... as we approached live stock they seemed to hear ...

Pooncarrie to Menindee Road, Pooncarrie to Menindee, Australia travel blog

Pooncarrie to Menindee Road

A travel blog entry by gavinc

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Menindee, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Menindee

A travel blog entry by danbury

Menindie ...

Haunting Lake, exquisite sunsets, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Haunting Lake, exquisite sunsets

A travel blog entry by thegordonfamily

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After seriously bumpy back roads (tracks) along the Darling River from Lake Mungo, we made it to Menindee. A lovely man at the information centre told us how to fill up on town water and where to free camp where we won't get bogged for days if ...

Menindee and the Kinchega NP, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Menindee and the Kinchega NP

A travel blog entry by cavanough

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... again...we did decide to go to Mildura but as that's a bit boring we figured we would do another bush camp before we got home. Menindee Lake has twice the water than Sydney Harbour. We found an awesome spot right at the end of the NP river drive, camp ...

Day 30 - Anabranch to Broken Hill and Menindee, Lake Pamamaroo, Australia travel blog

Day 30 - Anabranch to Broken Hill and Menindee

A travel blog entry by tweaksta

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... via Copi Hollow. When I saw a turnoff to a small observation point I had to have a look. Like so many of Australia's great water schemes (snowy hydro, Murray-Darling), I am totally fascinated by it. Basically, originally all these lakes only filled up ...

3 lakes of the darling, Lake Pamamaroo, Australia travel blog

3 lakes of the darling

A travel blog entry by adriananddenise

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The Sunsets over the Lakes, Menindee, Australia travel blog

The Sunsets over the Lakes

A travel blog entry by teenaconmichael

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... , with just enough time to have a look at the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers Cleared Wentworth area enroute to Menindee area via Pooncarie road was typical NSW type Hwy and we managed good speed until just north of Pooncarie where it was dirt, ...

Once a massive sheep station, Menindee, Australia travel blog

Once a massive sheep station

A travel blog entry by teenaconmichael

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Quick trip to have a look around Kinchega National Park, apparently a sheep station, and shearing centre back in the early 1900's.  They managed to shear on average 136,000 sheep per season during the heyday, but a couple of droughts and hard times ...

Pooncarie to Menindee travels, Menindee Lakes Park, Australia travel blog

Pooncarie to Menindee travels

A travel blog entry by cdrjgreen

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... service station, so went in the oppposite way and filled the Nissan right up. Wentworth is a town on the Junction of the Australia's two great rivers, the Darling & Murray, so we had a picnic lunch in a nice park right at the junction. Afterwards ...

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