Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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DAY 132 - 80km - Bush Camp to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

DAY 132 - 80km - Bush Camp to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by ben.croft

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... . After eating a huge number of biscuits at morning tea since I was ravenous now, I headed out for the final 40km to Kalgoorlie. I had decided to flog myself and took off with Mark from Tassie in tow. Kirsten from Tassie joined our little bunch for 30secs ...

Irgendwo im Nirgendwo-unsere Fahrt durchs Outback, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Irgendwo im Nirgendwo-unsere Fahrt durchs Outback

A travel blog entry by kathy_und_silke

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Fliegen in Australien ist horrible, also haben wir eine bessere Reisemoeglichkeit ausfindig gemacht, um von Perth nach Sydney zu kommen: den Indian Pacific, 4300 km in 65 Stunden bei einer maximalen Geschwindigkeit von 110 Stundenkilometern (also ein ...

Day 2- Boorabbin - Laverton 450km, To Laverton via Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 2- Boorabbin - Laverton 450km

A travel blog entry by guyryanmorgan

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Off early due to rain we were in Kalgoorlie the capital of the gold mines in WA, towers and mine signs everywhere, some really amazing homes aswell, indicating the wealth in the area. We stopped for breakfast and last minute shopping ready to head ...

Day 61, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 61

A travel blog entry by fraser2011

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... " who found gold there when scraping the ground with its hoove!!! At 4:30pm we hit wild, saloon, tootin', hootin', gold mining Kalgoorlie (not really - I just thought it would be but quite gentrified now really!! Although they still have the topless ...

Day 62, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 62

A travel blog entry by fraser2011

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... have to wave to other caravan folks!!! Now that's humor! Madam told us how Questa Casa was the only remaining brothel from Kalgoorlie's famous gold rush days – making it about 111 years old! In those days there were about 30 illegal brothels to ...

DAY 85 – Kalgoorlie-Boulder - WA, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

DAY 85 – Kalgoorlie-Boulder - WA

A travel blog entry by mainey

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Visited the Mining Hall of Fame, where went up to the Observation Deck, heading back to have a quick cuppa and soup before our booked tour of the 793C Dump Truck Tour, where we got to stand up and receive information on workings of the dump truck in the ...

A day in the mud, woo hoo!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A day in the mud, woo hoo!

A travel blog entry by bclapp

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Day 6 of shitboxrally. Laverton to kalgoorlie. 327Kms Woke uo to a muddy oval, cold and miserable. Dunked weetbix in my tea for breakfast (knew it wasnt a good day) At the morning briefing James said the Police, council, SES etc all said dont take the ...

Yes we are back, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Yes we are back

A travel blog entry by wherrol

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Decision this morning was 'which way to go'. In the end we decided on Kalgoorlie as there were a few places we didn't get the opportunity to see the last time through. Again we camped in our favourite free campsite.  Actually saw the Ranger this ...

What A dust Storm in Kalgoorlie, Lake Douglas, Australia travel blog

What A dust Storm in Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by ontoor

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... fuel consumption copped a hammering "oh well" we made it and now onto Mandurah , Margaret River and Yarloop before returning to Kalgoorlie for the Rally. We arrived in Kalgoorlie Saturday 17/09/11 early afternoon found the free camp just down the road ...

Frazer Range to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Frazer Range to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by twosingers

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22nd June,  Fine day & very windy.    We had to wait at a level crossing while an ore train passed  it consisted of 2 Loco's pulling 161 ore wagons with 2 more loco's in the centre.     Dry Clay Pan between ...

Wildblumen und Weizenfelder, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Wildblumen und Weizenfelder

A travel blog entry by floreas

... und besticht durch seine spezielle Form und Farben (wie ein Kunstwerk sah es aus). Seit gestern sind wir nun in Kalgoorlie. Einer Stadt, die es eigentlich nur wegen der hier existierenden Goldmine gibt. Da sich die Stadt in einem sehr trockenen ...

Road trip!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Road trip!

A travel blog entry by pauline-g

Our plan is to explore the south west of WA, firstly heading west to Kalgoorlie. We pick up the car early in the morning, stock up on food for the next 10 days and set off on the Great Eastern Highway. The road takes us through wheat fields, which ...

Starting home, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Starting home

A travel blog entry by jennyv

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... yellow trucks a long, long way down looked like busy little tonka toys.  Quite a spectacular sight really.  Kalgoorlie is an interesting mix of stately looking public buildings that speak of past wealth including an historical indoor market ...

Last night on the road, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Last night on the road

A travel blog entry by downingfamily

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... have seen the Old Telegraph Station at Eucla and have done a lot of driving (about 900 km today). The photos are of the Head of the Bight national park (whale watching), the Telegraph Station, and a full moon as we arrived in Kalgoorlie. Tim & ...

la plus grande mine d'or a ciel ouvert, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

la plus grande mine d'or a ciel ouvert

A travel blog entry by oztraliantrip

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leaving town, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

leaving town

A travel blog entry by janice321

Well Daniel and I are half way to the airport (at Harry's place).  I am anxious to get going.  Daniel is very tired and has a head ache.  We are as ready as we will every be.  I will be spending tonight catching up with my lovely ...

Day 15 - Perth to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 15 - Perth to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by rod.muller

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... us. We ask if we can book a Brothel Tour and she has two tickets left. We purchase them and head to the York Hotel to have a beer or two. Tonight we have Chinese for dinner. You would expect Kalgoorlie to have a decent Chinese Restaurant........... ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by pskuse

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... mine if you live in Kalgoorlie. Tomorrow we will head north to a place called Menzies but planning to then backtrack to Kalgoorlie and head west and hit the coast somewhere north of Perth.   Weather is really warm, with 30 yesterday and ...

Pits & Lolly Shops, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Pits & Lolly Shops

A travel blog entry by craggles29

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After one of our coldest nights of the trip we headed to the Mining Hall of Fame for the tour. First stop was the level 1 mine tour where we all donned safety hats & descended around 40 metres in an lift into an old gold mine. 10 minutes in, Jen ...

Sureal Landscapes, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Sureal Landscapes

A travel blog entry by craggles29

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... woldn't let us watch if it was going to be significant. From there we headed to Lake Ballard which is 180km north of Kalgoorlie (last 50 km on dirt) which has a statue exhibition called "Inside Australia". Went via a small town called Menzies (pre ...

Kalgoorlie finally !!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie finally !!

A travel blog entry by peter_maggie

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... best hamburger with the lot at Southern Cross then onto Coolgardie, the most boring road trip EVER, finally into Boulder-Kalgoorlie staying at the Discovery Caravan Park arriving around 3.00p;m, (beer o'clock shortly afterwards) bitumenised parking bays, ...

Kal and the big pit, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kal and the big pit

A travel blog entry by pauline-g

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Today brings us to the mining town of Kalgoorlie with its lovely historic hotels dating from the gold rush era. One of the most successful and prosperous mining towns in the Goldfields, 'Kal' still mines gold to this day. The mine is now an open pit ...

Day 79 - Weira Reserve to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 79 - Weira Reserve to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by stribs

Cloudy 20 Distance travelled 334 km Diesel 155.9c Goldminer Caravan Park $30 per night Another day on the road. Reached the main highway at Southern Cross and continued east. Drove 3 km off main road to Karalee Rocks for lunch. Would be a really nice ...

Kalgoorlie - Nullarbor Links Golf Challenge, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie - Nullarbor Links Golf Challenge

A travel blog entry by sommer-days

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... 8230;. wonder how they went at Kalgoorlie, where the dress code was long trousers, and collared shirt? The best/worst course was at Kalgoorlie.  Top class, fabulous course, but give us the dust and dirt any day, along with the roos, emus, crows, ...

Day Twelve (it was always gunna be about Bowie), Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day Twelve (it was always gunna be about Bowie)

A travel blog entry by slog

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... . The day started with far less excitement with me taking a dawn walk through the nearby commercial area of Boulder. I assume Kalgoorlie and Boulder were once distinct entities but over the years, the two merged such that now its only a hyphen separating ...

Gold Class, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold Class

A travel blog entry by howefamily

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Havent written a story yet - Annette can do this ...

gold rush, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

gold rush

A travel blog entry by adriananddenise

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Just keep driving, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Just keep driving

A travel blog entry by tranquilbloom

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First set of traffic lights in forever...Sums it up. We are in a city. Just keep driving, we fuel up and do just that. No Super Pit tour, No gold mining tours, No tourist must do's... We spend the night at the Goongarrie. I'm not missing anything, ...

Super Pit Perusal, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Super Pit Perusal

A travel blog entry by thegrubers

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The Super Pit tour was booked for this morning. We all had to wear long pants and tops due to the mine policy, which we weren't looking forward to given it's about 30 degrees. We all headed into the pickup point for our 9.30am departure. Before getting ...

Welcome to the Wild West, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Welcome to the Wild West

A travel blog entry by driffting_welsh

kalgoorlie ...

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