Karratha International Hotel
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... very interesting
They have a video presentation about the ins and outs of the gas producing procedures and a really nice centre with models of the platforms and pipe laying machinery. It's interesting to note too that 40 Mile is the result of gas pipe laying out to a platform at sea, the 2 km road along the back to back beach was a railway line that held ...
We woke up early this morning, and the ugly truth dawned upon us. We were leaving Cape Leveque. Cape Leveque has been the best location of the holiday so far. The great tents in the bush, the brilliant beaches, the sunsets, the views and the isolation of Cape Leveque has been stunning, we won't ever forget Cape Leveque. I'm sure. After we got up, we skipped breakfast and went straight to the airport. We ended up having breakfast near the airport, ...
This morning we drove 55 Km's to Karratha where,along the road, there were some interesting metal sculptures. After a brief shopping trip, we drove around the town and into the widespread residential area. Karratha has a population of about 17,000. Whilst we saw a number of accommodation areas for transient mining staff, we were surprised at the number of new housing estates. Like some of the other towns we have visited, the houses are ...
... of fish and coral. We also saw a tiger shark when we were on the tour. Unfortunately glass bottom boats are not good for photos.
We hired some snorkel gear from the info centre, and after the tour, we headed into the national park to Turquoise Bay, a popular snorkelling beach with the reef within 100 meters of the beach. This particular beach has quite a drift to it, so you walk up the beach 100 meters or so and then drift down. You can ...
... to plug into but there were showers and toilets. Every morning and afternoon, they would fire up the 'donkey' to heat the water for the showers. It was an experience, especially the out door shower! At Bullara and the surrounding area, there are big red sand dunes. Zarli and I would go for a walk to them and I got some great sunset photos.
We drove into ...
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