BEST WESTERN Ambassador Motor Lodge
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We left Bundaberg with our supply of grog and headed out to Hervey Bay arriving around lunch time to the park of choice. This one right at the waterfront but really quite small compared to most and amenities very old (clean though). We had bad weather and I had to put my washing into the dryer.
We took a drive around town and checked out some of the shops along the Esplanade and then the water park and some of the ...
... knots and the seas short choppy and ugly.
When motoring early in the morning we had the hatches open and unfortunately for us, there was two of them we did not close properly and taking many a wave over the boat the main saloon, first, cops a wave flooding the dining table (& charts) and then the main berth – the bed is soaked… arrrggghhh!
Spotted two sea snakes off Gladstone and some flying fish and the very odd bird. That is ...
... shopping. Adjacent to it was a newly opened Stockland shopping complex. This large complex was all indoors. After unpacking the shopping we walked down to the beach some three hundred metres away. It was lovely walking the sandy beach of bay and looking towards Fraser Island. Back at the park we had lunch then lazed around the pool reading our books.
The second day at Hervey Bay was ...
... shipwreck. The wreck was that of a passenger ship that was being scrapped when a storm came up and washed the vessel ashore. Then, it was just left in place and has slowly been washed away by the ocean over the years. We were warned not to touch the skeleton because apparently the rust was pretty sharp. We were also told not to go into the ocean because tiger sharks like to breed right off the coast of the ...
... clear waters surrounded by snow-like sand surrounding. A relaxing but very cold swim followed by warming up, sunbathing and playing a spot of football (very wisely supplied by the guide in his car) on the beach banks for about an hour and a half, and back to the cars for our next spot of rally driving. Only a short drive this time took us to Eulong Resort where we stopped for lunch, our leftover pasta, pesto and sausage went down a treat. The resort ...