Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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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 ...

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

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A big golf course on the ‘Big Island’, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A big golf course on the ‘Big Island’

A travel blog entry by lizdavid

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... in the long distance drives but it seemed to have the opposite effect on David. Still, it was a great experience. Arriving in Kalgoorlie to play the last 2 holes was a treat. It is a beautiful, recently opened golf course in a stunning red sand desert ...

Super Pit!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Super Pit!

A travel blog entry by turnerbrown

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Drive further east to Coolgardie and then the completely differently named Kalgoorlie, stopping at THE SUPER PIT (biggest man made hole - what an achievement - in the world, and visible from space) to look at all the big stuff - big diggers, big truck, ...

Kalgoorlie the gold mine town, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie the gold mine town

A travel blog entry by tomall

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... underground.  We had a go at digging for gold using a pick and hammer like they did 200years ago.  Now they use huge diggers and trucks which use 185lt ever hour of fuel to run.  The superpit is a huge open cut min in Kalgoorlie. ...

DAY 137 -  MONDAY 8TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLIE, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

DAY 137 - MONDAY 8TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLIE

A travel blog entry by djross

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... nbsp;                  Fuel Cost at Kalgoorlie-Boulder  $1.219 ...

Day One or What the Hell are we doing!!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day One or What the Hell are we doing!!

A travel blog entry by alpanima

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... moved on.  That was the last treat from the roadhouses :).  Had to stop once more for fuel and managed to get to Kalgoorlie at 7pm.  M'wa was seriously stressed driving in the dark up there but we made it and won't do it again!!  ...

Ready to leave at 7.30am!!!, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Ready to leave at 7.30am!!!

A travel blog entry by judmat

Hyped up and ready to leave at 7.30am!! ...

DAY 136 -  SUNDAY 7TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLIE, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

DAY 136 - SUNDAY 7TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLIE

A travel blog entry by djross

Well as we had another spare day up our sleeve we decided to head to the Kalgoorlie Baptist church for the morning. The service reminded us a bit like Grange in Adelaide which was nice. We were not sure on the kids program and no-one volunteered the ...

Day 1, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by elisa_dianne

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Et voila ! Je suis partie pour mon trip en auto stop !  Mon premier jour, un ami m'a deposer sur la grande route ( le Hayway). Dire aurevoir a mon coloc n'a pas ete cool, c'est vraiment un ga sympa :)  Apres avoir ete dans 6 differentes ...

Als een auto eens kon praten..., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Als een auto eens kon praten...

A travel blog entry by k.tegelaar

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... doorstaan. De tafel lag overigens wel meters verderop. Afijn naar deze slopende toch zijn we met zijn 3en heel aangekomen in Kalgoorlie. Een mijners stadje. Beschaafde wereld. Het is wat. De eerste McDonald’s die we  in 1000 km gezien hebben ...

Gold & Flying doctors, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold & Flying doctors

A travel blog entry by pathicks

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R&R Kalgoorlie Last night I met two dutch boys William and Aldo/They had been in Kalgoolie for a week and didn’t know what to do. I suggested the goldmine and Flying doctor site. Today we searched in vain for a roof rack and ...

Kalgoorlie The super pit, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie The super pit

A travel blog entry by keating-outback

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... ! However the supermarkets and shops weren't which surprised us even Woolworths was closed on Sunday. We were fascinated by Kalgoorlie and all it's happenings and look with wonder what will happen in 10 years time when the Super Pit closes!! ...

Perth - Indian Pacific > Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Perth - Indian Pacific > Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cpowell86

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Kalgoorlie - Australia's premier gold town, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie - Australia's premier gold town

A travel blog entry by bobstevo

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... in the CBD area are beautiful and are typical of an early gold rich boom town. The following day we visited the Kalgoorlie gold mining museum and the observation lookout for the Superpit gold mine. The Superpit mine is breathtaking....the shear scale of ...

Pet Sematary, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Pet Sematary

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... bank in what looked like a comical "Noooooo!!" pose from a horror film (trust me, it really was hilarious). But in outback Australia, dead animals are a regular and depressing occurrence. It started with the birds. In one day alone we had at least three ...

Hello friends, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Hello friends

A travel blog entry by karliengossross

After the Nullarbor we took a rest and visited some friends. Thanks to Tanya, Johan and Elize in Kalgoorie, Braam and Lydia in Perth and all the Mare's also in Perth for your hospitality. We had to fix the van and prepare for the next leg of the trip. We ...

Kalgoorlie & the Superpit!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie & the Superpit!

A travel blog entry by tophouse

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Today we went for a walk around Kalgoorlie town and it was amazing. It's like a step back in time. The old buildings are so beautiful and they have preserved them really well. We visited the mine Superpit and it was awesome. While we were at the lookout ...

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