Travel Blogs from Wilmington, Australia

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When the Heat Started to Rise, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

When the Heat Started to Rise

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... now exaclty halfway between Perth and Sydney (the way the crow flys). We were going to meet up with Fancis' mother (Lucy) in Wilmington so we decided to stay just outside the town at a place called Hanckock's lookout which you could see all of Port ...

Handcocks Lookout, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Handcocks Lookout

A travel blog entry by stubo

Handcocks Lookout again! Vicky made it here fine - all appears to be well which is good news - it certainly dosnt feel dangerous anymore although she still has her excelent backfire which scares the sh*t out of the birds!! We played another game of ...

Handcocks Lookout, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Handcocks Lookout

A travel blog entry by stubo

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We drove upt o Handcocks lookout near Wilmington in a long drive from the Barossa Valley. The grass is so green and the land is so flat! It is really picturesque thougha nd the roads are so long and so straight it is amazing! Wilmington its self is ...

Wilmington, Wirrabara & Orroroo too!, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Wilmington, Wirrabara & Orroroo too!

A travel blog entry by dollyandace

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Distance Travelled: Port Germein to Wilmington 69km Total Distance Travelled: 12,571km From Port Germein we are heading north into the outback, stopping on the way at The Church for a couple of days. Port Augusta and Wilmington have now become so familiar ...

Puppets Plus @ Wilmington, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Puppets Plus @ Wilmington

A travel blog entry by dollyandace

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... house directly behind the museum. From the UK they moved to Canada, then South America, the West Indies and eventually Australia. Retiring to Wilmington 7 years ago they opened the museum with 250 puppets. They now have over 1,000 puppets, marionettes and ...

"All Aboard"

A travel blog entry by wattsy

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... , so it was quite a nice walk, with scenery as well as wildlife. After the walk, we made the decision to stay in Wilmington as we would be rushing to get anywhere else with the sun setting earlier now, so we checked into a caravan site 1km down the ...

Awhile at Wilmington with the Wheelie Bin Thief, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Awhile at Wilmington with the Wheelie Bin Thief

A travel blog entry by dollyandace

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Distance Travelled Copi Hollow to Wilmington: 478km Total Distance Travelled: 8,206km Annette and Paul have been our friends for a good number of years and the welcome is always warm at the church in Wilmington (43km SE of Augusta).  This time it is ...

Take 2 @ Wilmington & Port Augusta, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Take 2 @ Wilmington & Port Augusta

A travel blog entry by dollyandace

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... : 10,648km Main North Road took us out of the Adelaide Hills through Clare, Yacka and Laura on our return to Wilmington for another visit with Annette & Paul at The Church (capitalised hereinafter in recognition of its 'home base' significance!) We ...

Puppets and a Gorgeous Gorge, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Puppets and a Gorgeous Gorge

A travel blog entry by travln

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... ranges where there is a great lookout.  You can see across to Wyalla and to Port Augusta. We then continued on to Wilmington which is a really old little town.  We had heard that there was an interesting puppet shop there so we looked along ...

Hancocks Lookout, Port Augusta to Woomera, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Hancocks Lookout, Port Augusta to Woomera

A travel blog entry by oldcrofter

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Left Peterbough for the gruelling 95 k drive to our overnight stop, found it ok with the road in being 7 k of dirt all uphill , rutted but dry. Found a flat spot with a good view of the escarpments for the light show at sunset. Was not disappointed with ...

DAY 7 - Wilmington - 175 Kms, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

DAY 7 - Wilmington - 175 Kms

A travel blog entry by geoffh

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... the main Highway then North to a location called Nectar Brook before following a small dirt track to Horrocks Pass West to Wilmington. 3 Km from Wilmington is a 7 Km dirt road up into the hills to Hancocks Lookout which looks out over Spencer Gulf and is ...

Half way there, Wilmington in South Australia, Australia travel blog

Half way there

A travel blog entry by kktravel

Please refer to the introduction for our itinerary Kaylene & ...

Am Spencer Golf, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Am Spencer Golf

A travel blog entry by s_aprayer

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Unser erster Halt war Port Pirie, der zweitgrößte Hafen von South Australia. In Port Pirie steht die größte Bleischmelze der Welt, die wir auch gerne besichtigt hätten, leider passten Uhrzeit und Dauer der Besichtigungstour nicht zu unserem ...

DAY 6 - Burra to Wilmington  170 Kms, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

DAY 6 - Burra to Wilmington 170 Kms

A travel blog entry by geoffh

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... appeared to be floating in the sky. Had a walk around a small Town called Jamestown then continued North on backroads to Melrose then Wilmington. We are at the Stony Creek Bush Caravan Park about 4 Km East of Town. Not flash but a nice bush setting and ...

On a clear day you can see forever., Wilmington, Australia travel blog

On a clear day you can see forever.

A travel blog entry by jackoutback

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... . It had ambience plus and the best shepherds pie and veg we have ever tasted - no need for dinner tonight! Fuel stop - Wilmington with some advice about a great overnight site. Seven kms of rough dirt road up the mountain to the lookout - just as we ...

Kanyaka Ruins, Graveyard out in the bush, S&A agn, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Kanyaka Ruins, Graveyard out in the bush, S&A agn

A travel blog entry by joanne.schwenke

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30th June – Wilmington Today we left Rawnsley park, travelled to Wilmington, on the way we stopped at Kanyaka Ruins. A homestead built in the 1850’s, 70 men were employed here with their families, we came across a cemetery across the creek, ...

Almost Home, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Almost Home

A travel blog entry by kirsty.squire

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We spent a great 2 days catching up with Andy who has just started back at The North Blinman Hotel.  He seems really happy in his new/old job.  His cottage is over 100 yrs old.  From his back door you can see all the way towards Wilpena. I ...

Alligator Gorge and Hancocks Lookout, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Alligator Gorge and Hancocks Lookout

A travel blog entry by cdrjgreen

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... need (like bread for toast in the morning). Had time to sit out in the sun for a read and snooze until the sun settled. Coming to last of outback South Australia on this little trip and head off to Adelaide tomorrow to see the relatives for about 4 ...

got lost at Alligator Gorge. Melrose Alex & Sharyn, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

got lost at Alligator Gorge. Melrose Alex & Sharyn

A travel blog entry by joanne.schwenke

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1st July Alligator Gorge – Wilmington Up and out the door at 9am, van packed already to hitch up when we get back from our hike at Alligator Gorge. There had been a record downpour of rain in the area, so the stream in the gorge had more water than ...

Back to fertile hills, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Back to fertile hills

A travel blog entry by pablop

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... somewhere to stay for the night.  Found this real bush caravan park and camping ground via 3km of dirt road, east of Wilmington.  It has showers built into a large concrete pipe on it end and the toilets are a galvanised tin ...

Dec 12, 2013, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Dec 12, 2013

A travel blog entry by mjdownunder

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Flinders ranges: Aligator Gorge   Mount Maria, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Flinders ranges: Aligator Gorge Mount Maria

A travel blog entry by wama

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... We see Port Augusta in the north - Whyalla across the gulf. After lunch we walk up Mount Maria (pronounced "Maraaaya") at Wilmington. I love the birds. See the Adelaide Rosella - very special bird at our bush camp in Wilmington. Burcher bird very ...

Wilmington, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Wilmington

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... where cars are drawn up the hill (although it had a tough time with the aluminium caravan). We aimed for a national park near Wilmington, but when we got to the turnoff we found that it couldn't be accessed by caravans.  Spent a frustrating ¾ hour ...

Wilmington, Wilmington, Australia travel blog

Wilmington

A travel blog entry by lindann

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... lunchtime we stopped at Kimba and the sun started to shine. We decided not to stay a Port Augusta but go through Horrocks Pass and stop at Wilmington after travelling about 500km. We are the only people at the caravan park so it will be a very quiet ...

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