Ibis Styles Kalgoorlie
Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie
Brrrrr. Back in the cold. 4c overnight, had to get the thermal jimjams out. Not much to say about Kalgoorlie really. Hay Street was a major disappointment, no *****s no obvious ***** houses. The super pit was pretty awesome, but we weren't there for a blast. Miki found Hannan's mine museum interesting. He loved getting onto the big boys toys. Wants to be a monster truck driver in his next career. Wendy on the other hand was bored shitless and went ...
The Bicycle ride along the Coast from Gotteslow via Fremont to Jandakot was rather Chilly at 35 deg F , bit suprizingly the cool temps did not dicourage the Surfers an Beach enjoying the large wave still present from the last Storm.... The coast is kind alike the California Pacific Coast without the Desert Maintain-range behind it... the Beach is rocky but has nice sandy Beaches too. Stopped at West Coast Propeller meeting Steve to take care of the Invoice for ...
... at a time. One of the biggest open cut gold mines in the world, it is reputed to be the richest square mile of gold bearing earth on the planet.
We set up camp for 3 nights at the Boulder (just south of Kalgoorlie) Discovery caravan park. We had a very fun and entertaining night watching the BLUES win the 2nd State of Origin game and met some really lovely (slightly crazy) people (very colourful characters). Many people/prospectors visit Kalgoorlie in the hope ...
... shot and killed. The European was trialled in Albany but was acquitted of murder on the grounds that extreme scarcity of water in the region meant that defilement of a water supply threatened life. The fact that the water in that instance was already sullied by the carcass of a dead camel did not seem to sway the jury's decision. We arrived in Norseman just before noon. The town had gotten its name from Hardy Norseman a horse belonging to prospector, Laurie Sinclair. In ...
... 3.5 x 1.5 km and was the biggest hole in the ground I have ever seen. As we drove around the surrounding area it was mine after mine; both open cut and shafts. You had to be careful where you walked as some of the shafts were very deep and none were fenced off.
We spent a couple of days in the scrub about 100 km from Kalgoorlie and not a single vehicle drove past us. We explored the area on foot and came across a large abandoned mine. Stu was in his ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking