Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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Welcome to the Wild West, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Welcome to the Wild West

A travel blog entry by driffting_welsh

kalgoorlie ...

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 ...

(3850KM from Start) The Nullarbor Part 4, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

(3850KM from Start) The Nullarbor Part 4

A travel blog entry by coopertravel

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 We left the Nullarbor in Norseman, then headed North to Kalgoorlie-Boulder, a gold mining town and home of the Golden Mile - the richest square mile of gold-bearing earth in the world.  Gold was discovered here in 1892.  KB ...

Superpit, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Superpit

A travel blog entry by jaho

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... sind die meisten Läden und Häuser leer bzw. wurden weggerissen. Dies kommt einer Geisterstadt schon sehr nah. Hingegen ist Kalgoorlie dank des riesigen Goldtagebaues voller Menschen. Der Superpit ist heute schon 500 m tief, soll einmal 3,5 km lang und ...

DAY 86 –  Kalgoorlie-Boulder - WA, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

DAY 86 – Kalgoorlie-Boulder - WA

A travel blog entry by mainey

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... shopping and lunch after we decided to do our washing. Meet up with Vic and Pete Petersen wandering the streets of Kalgoorlie – seemed strange running into people from home when not expecting especially the other side of the country. Picked William ...

Gold, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold

A travel blog entry by fra_roz

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... ). Nous sommes ensuite arrives a Kalgoorlie, la principale ville de la region miniere d'or de Western Australia, ou nous avons passes 2 jours. Toutes les mines de Kalgoorlie ont ete reprises par la meme organisation a la fin des annees 80 pour former une ...

Day 26, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 26

A travel blog entry by tahawkins

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... needed to get to a dealer/repairer asap, lucky there was one in town. After a quick check on the computer we were on our way to Kalgoorlie. We arrived in Kalgoorlie late in the afternoon, set up camp, diner and bed. Day 27 Up early to the ...

Big Hole in the ground, great town, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Big Hole in the ground, great town

A travel blog entry by miltonbetty

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We left for Kalgoorlie Tuesday 24th. Still windy and pretty hard going. Called into Norseman for lunch. A lot of these little towns do a lot to try and attract travelers to stop and spend money in their towns so they can keep there small businesses open. ...

Desert Storm, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Desert Storm

A travel blog entry by neilinoz

as ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by smithscircuit

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... there we headed off to the Mount Charlotte Lookout.  It is the location of the Mount Charlotte reservoir which holds Kalgoorlie's water supply.  The reservoir is supplied with water from near Perth, almost 600km away.  In 1895 an engineer ...

Kalgoorlie 2, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie 2

A travel blog entry by ironinkent

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... 8211; it must have been one very interesting concert! From here it was a return to further interesting sites in Kalgoorlie, this time concentrating more on the dwellings and life-styles of some of the early settlers.  Following this we made ...

D69 - Marvel Loch to Scotia, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

D69 - Marvel Loch to Scotia

A travel blog entry by lindonshield

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... water during the gold rush, and is an engineering feat that has operated uninterrupted ever since. Pretty impressive!! On to Kalgoorlie, it was quite a large town, as we expected. More beautiful old-school buildings dotted along the Main Street. ...

Last day in Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Last day in Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by johnlesley

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... pit. Bond's company failed to complete the takeover but, in 1989 the entire area was combined under the management of Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM). This open cut pit is absolutely massive and from the viewing area the huge trucks working in ...

DAY 84 –  Kalgoorlie-Boulder WA, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

DAY 84 – Kalgoorlie-Boulder WA

A travel blog entry by mainey

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Leaving Kellerberrin, fuelled up at Merredin and as we continued just out of Merredin one of the farms had various hay bales along the roadside decked out differently, as you will see in our photos. Pulled into caravan park early afternoon and set up ...

Mildura Renmark Ceduna Nullabor Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie , Australia travel blog

Mildura Renmark Ceduna Nullabor Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by mduder

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... kangas killed on road...sad also, but they have a huge population compared to the wombats.    Kalgoorlie... Arrived midday.  Kalgoorlie Overland Motel  $130   Golf Tomorrow. ...

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