Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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The Outback Way Australias longest short cut, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

The Outback Way Australias longest short cut

A travel blog entry by chrisandjanet

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... in a place called Laverton. From here it was only a short hop to what has turned out to be our favourite place (Kalgoorlie), but after the tremendous hospitality that the Australian people have given us since we arrived, we met in Menzies(on the route to ...

Huge mine, nice town & the Nullarbor Links, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Huge mine, nice town & the Nullarbor Links

A travel blog entry by georgeescape

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Day 96 – September 22  Written by Stephen Kalgoorlie Into the tourist information centre to firstly find out what there is to do in town for the day and secondly to pay for my green fees for the Nullarbor Links. The 18 holes of this course are ...

Op weg naar de Goldfields., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Op weg naar de Goldfields.

A travel blog entry by renedevries

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... zijn. Na wat informatie ingewonnen te hebben bij Visitor's Information Centre besluiten we als eerste het West Australian Museum Kalgoorlie - Boulder te bezoeken. Dit museum heeft een prachtige collectie goudklompjes en juwelen en laat veel zien over de ...

A great experiance, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A great experiance

A travel blog entry by hiho-lilo

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder Gold and more gold has made this town incredibly prosperous and is still contributing work opportunities for many people. The super pit is enormous and a great example of efficient mining when you combine hundreds of small operations ...

Perth and Hyden, Somerville, Australia travel blog

Perth and Hyden

A travel blog entry by kylieballard

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To Perth. We stayed in Freemantle at a park called Coogee Beach for three nights. The weather was nice and warm when we arrived. There was a nice park and playground area there with some wooden exercise stations, perfect! So we did a workout with the ...

I say, what a big one..., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

I say, what a big one...

A travel blog entry by flossjones

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... added - hence we stayed in Norseman for 2 nights so we could travel up there.  About a 2 hour journey from Norseman to Kalgoorlie / Boulder along another straight road with a few bends in it and frequently used by real road trains.  Just on the ...

western goldfield, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

western goldfield

A travel blog entry by australiandco

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Kalgoorlie in gold country - Blog 6, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie in gold country - Blog 6

A travel blog entry by mikeandlinda

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Blog 6 - Kalgoorlie and York:  gold and wheat country We drove 400 km north from Esperance to Kalgoorlie ("Kal"), the original WA gold-rush town.  The roads of the SW had few cars but lots of road trains (trucks with 2 or usually 3 trailers ...

880 km Today And Still No Argument.......???, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

880 km Today And Still No Argument.......???

A travel blog entry by jasnmel

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Kalgoorlie & the KCGM Super Pit mining operati, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie & the KCGM Super Pit mining operati

A travel blog entry by bauhinia325

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Day 7 -  Wednesday 7th Kalgoorlie's Super Pit  Today a tour of Australia’s largest gold producing mine, the Super Pit has been arranged. The coach arrived at 9 o'clock to take us to the KCGM (Kalgoorlie Consolidated Goldmine Company) ...

Superpit & Skimpy Bar, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Superpit & Skimpy Bar

A travel blog entry by georgegoode

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... would have. I was impressed. It makes the 7-hour journey go by that little bit quicker.   On arrival in Kalgoorlie, I was a little disappointed. Walking from the station to my hostel, Kalgoorlie looked like a down-market version of Alice ...

Son; Super Pit; Brothel, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Son; Super Pit; Brothel

A travel blog entry by gail_greg_l

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... over for dinner again on Sunday, then on Monday we toured the Super Pit.  Wow, it's absolutely amazing.  Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines P/L (KCGM) manage the joint venture operation which also includes the nearby Mt Charlotte Mine - the only ...

Man-made structures in WA's Golden Outback, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Man-made structures in WA's Golden Outback

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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... which followed us to the east, with freight trains waking us up every other hour. North of Kalgoorlie, we arrived at Lake Ballard to see the "Inside Australia" exhibit, sculptures by Antony Gormley that J has been talking about going to see ever since he ...

Gold Dust, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Gold Dust

A travel blog entry by jenny_albie

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... Kalgoorlie has some amazing old buildings, the architecture dates back to the gold rush days and lots have been restored. Kalgoorlie was discovered in January 1893, when prospectors Patrick (Paddy) Hannan, Tom Flanagan, and Dan O'Shea were ...

Yup we stayed 5 star, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Yup we stayed 5 star

A travel blog entry by merv_jenny

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Decided on this trip we would not do the camping thing. We did see all of Kalgoorlie . Friday night we had very nice Chinese. Saturday we visted the Mine Super Pit and found some caravan parks to stay on the wau=y back from Alice springs trip. Saturday ...

Red Centre, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Red Centre

A travel blog entry by hwodvb

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... is a combination of botanical garden and zoo, showcasing the different ecosystems that are found around the Red Centre of Australia: river systems, woodlands and sand country. For each they have created an area that represents the ecosystems and collected ...

Kalgoorlie Motor Home Rally, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie Motor Home Rally

A travel blog entry by gwenandron

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... lookout, and then up to the Superpit just on dark.  The driver was very knowledgeable and we learnt a lot of Kalgoorlie's history, which also included the infamost brothels! We had our OH&S induction meeting the next morning, which is compulsory ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by kitravellers

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31/5/16 to 4/6/16 Kalgoorlie-Boulder Kalgoorlie-Boulder is still one of the world's biggest gold mining cities. The town has examples of gold rush architecture throughout and is a very clean city. The Super Pit is one of Australia’s largest gold ...

[Day 94] There's gold in them thar hills...., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

[Day 94] There's gold in them thar hills....

A travel blog entry by bewing

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... be a little rough around the edges. Regardless of what you may think, both of these "attractions" are part of Kalgoorlie's history and character! Who'd have thought that a town that allowed operating brothels and topless barmaids would close down on the ...

Day 63, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 63

A travel blog entry by alanandrobyn

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... supposedly more valuable than gold - you drank beer or even champagne instead. Our overnight stop tonight was another free one (Kalgoorlie being another RV Friendly Town), at Centennial Park, about 2km from the CBD. Supposedly for fully self-contained RVs ...

Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie/Boulder

A travel blog entry by lou-lola

We stayed in a motel here beacause we had been driving through storms all day with massive winds, rain & hail. The Overland Motel had a fabulous roast buffet dinner & it was great not to have to set up the camper or cook dinner! The customer ...

Kalgoorlie : Red & Gold, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie : Red & Gold

A travel blog entry by slowcoach

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... work.Yes employees still get paid during this time. Another tour we did was a tour of the last remaining working brothel in Kalgoorlie.in their heyday there were 25 brothels in Hay street a main street in the CBD of Kalgoorlie.The Madam was very ...

To Kalgoorlie Boulder, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

To Kalgoorlie Boulder

A travel blog entry by npiazza

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... couple nature walks, played mini golf in the afternoon and caught up with Brennan Crisp and his family for dinner. They had been in Kalgoorlie for 9 years. Thank goodness we had power as the night was pretty cold, the car windscreen frozen in the ...

Day 50....Kalgoorlie., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 50....Kalgoorlie.

A travel blog entry by emmert

Moved to another site for tonight,near main road,but it is only for 1 night,so all good. Was hot earlier on,but now a nice cool breeze blowing.Looks like rain so might get some ...

sunrise and troppo, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

sunrise and troppo

A travel blog entry by offexploring

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... and drive in. oh, yeah, the attraction. Uncle Coota is the nickname given to our CEO. its abit of a joke at hte pub in kalgoorlie and perth when we go out for drinks and someone asks whos paying. if its on the company card, "Uncle Cootas got this round" ...

Boulder-Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Boulder-Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by jkburton

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KALGOORLIE DAY 3, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

KALGOORLIE DAY 3

A travel blog entry by rumbelow-europe

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... started with clothes washing...domestic chores still have to be done.....lets see whats next today.!! This morning we drove 38km from Kalgoorlie along the Great Eastern Hwy to COOLGARDIE. Its a town in decline like lots of country towns we have seen. ...

Rock of Ages, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Rock of Ages

A travel blog entry by jpdownunder

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... bit like Sean Connery with a lisp. Then to Kalgoorlie, born in the Goldrush of the 1890s and home of the Superpit; Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s famous landmark.   The famous Golden Mile was owned by small operations until WA businessman Alan Bond ...

DAY 134 -  FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER – ESPERANCE T, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

DAY 134 - FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER – ESPERANCE T

A travel blog entry by djross

... worries. We stopped for lunch in Norseman where they had a playground for the kids to expel some energy and then it was onto Kalgoorlie. We arrived about 4.30pm and checked into the caravan park. As we were checking in the kids found a brochure for an all ...

DAY 135 -  SATURDAY 6TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLI, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

DAY 135 - SATURDAY 6TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLI

A travel blog entry by djross

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... tour. From the Pit we went and had a look at a couple of shops in the main street of Boulder then back into Kalgoorlie (a whole 3kms!) to walk down their main street. There are several places here that have scaffolding around them, including the Town ...

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