Travel Blogs from Port Augusta, Australia

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Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by jag

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... of giant crab shells. Just before the sun set we had an impromptu game of "beach cricket" with new gear we had brought in Port Augusta, and then retired back into our tents for the night. The next day we awoke for breakfast and were joined by a group ...

Supply stop for the journey ahead, Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia travel blog

Supply stop for the journey ahead

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Bought 10 litres of water, according to guide book not enough Buy $30 or more for 4c off fuel ...

Day 216, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Day 216

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... to rip you off for food.   We spent all day crossing the Nullarbor Plain. This is an famous open space in Australia. Just low lying scrub and sand. It's the worlds largest piece of limestone and occupies 77,000 square miles. Crossing the Nullarbor ...

Marla to Port Augusta via Coober Pedy - Day 213, Port augusta, Australia travel blog

Marla to Port Augusta via Coober Pedy - Day 213

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... in the area too, in the past land speed records were attempted on this flat motionless landscapes. Sleeping tonight around 35km from port Augusta on the southern coast. Will head east into New South Wales tomorrow. A final 2000km slog to the east ...

That Sinking Feeling, Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia travel blog

That Sinking Feeling

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... gathered on top of the inlet next to the local power station. Nice. As well as this eyesore, Port Augusta is better known for it's location. It's Australia's main internal intersection, merging two of the heftiest Aussie routes: east to west and north ...

Onwards from Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Onwards from Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by wilendara

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Mt Remarkable National Park was our objective half way between Port Augusta and Port Pirie arriving just after lunch. Nice park with 2 campgrounds. Main campground has hot showers etc and is where everyone obviously heads to. The other campground had a ...

The Stuart highway to Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

The Stuart highway to Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by wilendara

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After reaching the Stuart highway we had approximately 1000 klm's to Port Augusta. Essentially there is not much along the highway. Fuel stops were basically roadhouses, the only substantial towns being Coober Pedy and Woomera. Our first night was at ...

The Barossa to Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

The Barossa to Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by rachelhwalsh

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The following day, the drive to Port Augusta took us through miles more of vineyards and into open farmland.  The grass was scorched yellow and the land seemed dusty but the trees were lush and tall - their tentacles had reached down and sucked the ...

Back on The Ghan to Adelaide, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Back on The Ghan to Adelaide

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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OUR BLOG We slept in for as long as we could but we needed to be out of our room at 10am. Packing was easy although we were given towels and Polystyrene pillows on our trip, so have more and more to pack and carry. Thankfully our bags are not so heavy as ...

oyster shooters and gin martinis in the outback, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

oyster shooters and gin martinis in the outback

A travel blog entry by longwaydownunda

We kicked off in style lovely lemons bought from a roadside shop along the murray river. Just add tabasco, a sip of gin and an outback sunset. Even got use the 4 wheel ...

Hancocks Lookout (overlooks Port Augusta), Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Hancocks Lookout (overlooks Port Augusta)

A travel blog entry by p18130

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... at a lookout we were told about high on a mountain top.  This place was called Hancock's Lookout and it had a view over to Port Augusta, Whyalla and the whole area.  It was very picturesque and we were happy we found such a spot.  We built ...

Esperence to Adelaide Across the Nullarbor Plain, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Esperence to Adelaide Across the Nullarbor Plain

A travel blog entry by sue.fenton.75

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... .  The coastline is truly magnificent and well worth the time spent there. Wednesday Another 7 hour day through Ceduna and onto Port Augusta stopping at Streaky Bay.  We had booked the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn in Port Augusta and although basic it ...

To Port Augusta with Bunyip, Bill and Sam, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

To Port Augusta with Bunyip, Bill and Sam

A travel blog entry by atlarge

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... , Willowie, and Winninowie (some of which might have raised a giggle even without the assistance of Norman Lindsay).  Spencer Gulf and Port Augusta hove into view and it didn't at all feel like we'd been in the car for nearly five hours. The kids ...

Day 17 - Wudinna to Kimba, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Day 17 - Wudinna to Kimba

A travel blog entry by gatzby

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... the rural area, as was Wudinna. We are staying in the flower and vegetable pavillion at the Kimba showgrounds - pretty up market. Tea this evening will be at the local pub. Early night tonight for a reasonable ride of 156kms to Port Augusta ...

The Crossroads of Australia, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

The Crossroads of Australia

A travel blog entry by muzzarox

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... and it will warm up beautifully. We enjoyed the short scenic drive back down through the beautiful hills to Port Augusta, "The Crossroads of Australia"- called this because roads from Sydney to Perth and Adelaide to Darwin pass through here. We booked ...

Zabrali nam ziemniaki i cebule..., Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Zabrali nam ziemniaki i cebule...

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Dzisiaj spedzilismy prawie caly dzien w drodze, ale dotarlismy do Port Augusta I jeszcze zdazylismy komisyjnie wszyscy sie ostrzyc. Nawet Mysia pozwolila sobie zciac pekaesy… Na miescie widzielismy sporo Aborygenow a cale miteczko jest juz w strefie ...

Move along folks.. nothing to see here!, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Move along folks.. nothing to see here!

A travel blog entry by thommo-travels

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What a pain in the butt!! We found our radiator bloke in PA (Port Augusta from now on, it's not worth the typing!) SOO spewing when we found out he only had two radiators for a manual Patrol!! Grrr Bless his cotton socks though.. good old Dennis got ...

Lake Hart, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Lake Hart

A travel blog entry by p18130

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LAKE HART (12-14 August 2006)   We found the lookout and camp ground and realize that if we had stayed here overnight we would have been wind blown, so we went exploring and camped closer to the salt lake.  After exploring this lake the next ...

Day  16 - Streaky Bay to Wudinna, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Day 16 - Streaky Bay to Wudinna

A travel blog entry by gatzby

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... The team's spirit seems to be high on this first day of week 3, which consists of 5 days riding through South Australia, visiting places such as Port Augusta and Port Pirie, before our rest day this Sunday at Burra (anybody been there??) Our leader ...

Esperance the Long Straight Drive to Adelaide, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Esperance the Long Straight Drive to Adelaide

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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... it feels so early, the sun is just up.  We are leaving the Nullarbor National park and starting our journey towards Port Augusta.  Every roadhouse and town we have passed since Norseman has advertised a golf course and I finally asked one of ...

Just passing through!!, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Just passing through!!

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

We pretty much drove straight though here, saw the ...

Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by p18130

... nbsp; Saturday 12 August 2006 we're out of here and headed to Coober Pedy, we can smell the middle of Australia from here.  Our journey to Port Augusta was very nice as we finally saw green fields of growing crops rather than red dust and there were ...

On the road again!, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

On the road again!

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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Well!! Where do we begin..... I was due to fly out of Adelaide back to Newcastle for my sisters 40th birthday on Friday morning.  As John and i drove out of the caravan park in Adelaide the Kombi decided she didnt want me to leave and refused to ...

Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by himandher

After the drive from Adelaide i noticed that we had a slight leak coming from under the van so we decided to take our van to the garage but it was saturday and no one was open so we had to wait till monday for the garages to open. We stayed on a nice ...

Port Augusta - NO STORY., Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Port Augusta - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Last Minute camper relocationto Darwin, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Last Minute camper relocationto Darwin

A travel blog entry by jsto

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... extra. We picked it up in the late afternoon, and were out of the city by 6pm. We just made it to the caravan park in Port Augusta at 9.30pm as it was closing. The motorhome itself is really nice and comfortable. It has a shower and toilet, a stove for ...

Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by darrenniki

We left Broken Hill and traveled to Port Augusta back in South Australia. There wasn't much there in the way of things to see or do. We just stocked up with water and food instead and continued driving for a couple more hours. We reached a town called ...

Port Augusta, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by sunshinetrekker

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Let The Journey Begin!!, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Let The Journey Begin!!

A travel blog entry by muskrat

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Left home 10'o'clock and drove to Port Augusta....305 k's. Weather was cold. Stayed in a cabin that night. Tomorrow off to Coober Pedy! ...

Mount Remarkable National Park, Port Augusta, Australia travel blog

Mount Remarkable National Park

A travel blog entry by morrisjjre

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... camp6' 'It's the book I got at the caravan & camping show that tells you where all the free campsites are right around Australia' 'Sounds like a good book, but I've never seen it' 'Oops, I think I've left it at home' Mount Remarkable was georgous and ...

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