Travel Blogs from Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia

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Off the beaten track, Painted Desert, Oodnadatta, and its track, Australia travel blog

Off the beaten track

A travel blog entry by atlarge

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... to Oodnadatta.  (The old Ghan closed in 1980, with the new line opened along a different route).  Oodnadatta is the driest and hottest town in Australia; for any of you sick of the southern cold there is a prime corner block for sale. Our trip ...

Vendredi 10 Novembre, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Vendredi 10 Novembre

A travel blog entry by isie

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... la nature, et personne autour.... leve avant le leve du soleil pour une tite marche dans painted desert, puis direction Oodnadatta, avec la pink road house, et tout le reste tout rose autour.... chaud... tellement chaud... et ces corbeaux qui n'en ...

Along the Oodnadatta Track to Coward Spings, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Along the Oodnadatta Track to Coward Spings

A travel blog entry by omluke

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... we finally hit the real outback and dirt roads.  Fill up at Roxby and head onto Borefield Rd to join through to the Oodnadatta Track.  Really desolate country.  35k north of Roxby we come across sand red dunes and clay pans.  We pass ...

Oodnadatta track to Oodnadatta township, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Oodnadatta track to Oodnadatta township

A travel blog entry by omluke

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... had somehow freed itself from the jam.  Our next stop was the Algebuckina Bridge, this is the largest bridge in South Australia. We got out and walked on it.   We travelled to Oodnadatta and stayed at the pink roadhouse caravan ...

Going Underground, Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia travel blog

Going Underground

A travel blog entry by shaunb

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... underground naturally, and escaped the heat of the day here before have a mine tour. After lunch we headed North East towards Oodnadatta. We bush camped by a dry creek about an hour short of the settlement. En route the landscape was extreme, we crossed ...

Oodnadatta track to William Creek, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Oodnadatta track to William Creek

A travel blog entry by omluke

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... sticks to your boots like glue.  Owen had to touch the water coming this far to the lowest place below sea level in Australia and when it usually only fills every ten years or so. William Creek is just a stop over, pub, air strip for joy ...

The Painted Desert - Copper Hills, Cadney - Oodnadatta Road, Australia travel blog

The Painted Desert - Copper Hills

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

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... out to the Painted Desert - Copper Hills area. This is a heritage listed vicinity on the road between Cadney and Oodnadatta. The difference to the surrounding featureless countryside is amazing. Photos cant really capture what it is like, all the rocks ...

WAA Line, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

WAA Line

A travel blog entry by jasmonoz

... into lunch as Errol changed both his rear shocks. Rubbers gone :( The going was slow so when we reached the Colsen Track we headed south towards the WAA Line where we again headed east. A road much less travelled so the going was a much quicker. We found ...

Mt Dare, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Mt Dare

A travel blog entry by jasmonoz

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... Approx 50km along the road we made a small diversion to the Lambert Centre. This is the geographical centre of Mainland Australia according to the Institute of Australian Surveyors and Cartographers. I have also heard there are 5 different ways to measure ...

Purnie Bore, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Purnie Bore

A travel blog entry by jasmonoz

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Well that pitter patter last night went all night and all day! Thick clay mud made for an interesting drive. Very happy I have new mud tyres!! We were going sideways almost as much as forwards. We made it to Dalhousie without incident where we had an ...

The hottest, driest town in Australia, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

The hottest, driest town in Australia

A travel blog entry by kyrstie

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... down the Oodnadatta track! It was 27oC at 10am when we left Oodnadatta - there are signs everywhere saying Oodnadatta is the hottest and driest town in Australia. We have had great weather since Coober Pedy it has been between 22 - 29oC everyday and no ...

Oodnadatta track, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Oodnadatta track

A travel blog entry by fivedrive

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... the landscape seems so very dry and arid. Other sights were the ruins of the original homestead of Anna Creek Station, South Australia's longest rail bridge, and a field of sculptures made from mostly scrap metal including two aeroplanes. Tonight we stay ...

Red Centre Trip, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Red Centre Trip

A travel blog entry by okadventure

... look about.........yep, the abo communities still stink and are full of rubbish! The lady at Mt Dare mentioned the geological centre of Australia is just out of Finke so we took the 12k drive in. Good sandy desert track, probably the most driving fun for ...

Oodnadatta here we come OMG!, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

Oodnadatta here we come OMG!

A travel blog entry by wurley

... tyre, it's a little mountain of mud and stone! and it weighs 500 kilos more! We'd been advised against staying in Oodnadatta, and checking out the local aravan park confirmed this! So we had 2 choices, stay in the dodgy park or take our chances ...

The driest, hottest town in Australia - Oodnadatta, Oodnadatta, Australia travel blog

The driest, hottest town in Australia - Oodnadatta

A travel blog entry by peteandsally

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... this area and the cultural importance of the Ghan, the Telegraph line and the Race meeting (the oldest picnic races in Australia). It's now being maintained by the aboriginal community as a means of contribution to their own history - very impressive. ...

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