Travel Blogs from Port Augusta
Another good day, no rain and day slowly getting warmer and sky's getting a lot more blue patches. Great sunset tonight. Heading to Coward springs tomorrow, looks like it will be about 23 deg and after about 100km's we hit the dirt and later the oodnadatta ...
Our drive south
west on Tuesday, 1st July from Rawnsley Park to Port Augusta was a
leisurely 142km and took us through the seemingly very friendly town of Quorn –
everyone waved at you, including the local constabulary (well he didn’t stop us
for anything, so we assume he was giving a friendly hello too!).
We had planned
on free camping whilst at ...
... scenery that changed from scrubby plains, ranges of hills to rolling green pasture and views of the Flinders Ranges. We passed through many small towns, some were almost frontier in their aspect with only a roadhouse and pub. Others were quaint country villages. Quorn is one of the latter which we are all eager to explore tomorrow from book shops to, ...
Left Adelaide around 10:00 and drove to Port Augusta. Had lunch at Red Hill on the way. Rachel and Cameron did school work in the car. Generally an uneventful trip. Did some shopping once we had set up the van. Looked over Port Augusta from an old water tower that is now a look out. Hard to believe how flat it is to the west! BBQ dinner and then an early ...
Another big day in the car from Morgan to Port Augusta. The scenery went from flat try nothingness to rolling lush hillside and finishing off with coast line....amazing! We passed through some very pretty old townships contradicted by modern day with a wind ...
Other places to stay in Port Augusta
Corner Eyre & Stuart Highways, Port Augusta | Hotelfrom $119
Marryatt Street, Port Augusta | 4 star hotelfrom $120
National Hwy 1, P.O. Box 1809, Port Augusta | 3 star hotelfrom $88
3 Loudon Road, Port Augusta | 3 star hotelfrom $118