TripAdvisor Reviews Parkby Lodge Karratha
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... and had a swim. Getting used to the water. Ran into a fellow surfer, apparently there is good surf about 20 km off Karratha on islands and reefs.
Our site is next to the playground and the kids are stoked. Ewie “I can’t believe its dark and we’re still playing in the park.
Awesome games of Uno at night with the kids, very windy. ...
... this part of the coast. I was unable to exhibit my bodysurfing skills so we just splashed around like we usually do in the surf. Over the last few days we have been travelling south through Port Hedland, Karratha and Dampier. The size of development on this area is amazing. The North-west Shelf natural gas plant and port at Dampier is comparable in size of the Port Kembla steelworks in a town the size of ...
... afternoon Aero was nice and refreshed from his morning nap so we took him down to the local beach for a good run and a swim…..he loved it!! That evening we went out to the historic town of Cossack to watch the ‘Stairway to the Moon’ event. This is a phenomenon whereby as the moon slowly rises over the mud flats (due to the extreme tides up this way) it appears to create a set of stairs leading up to it. You can see it in the photos below.
On Saturday ...
... the aboriginal rock carvings but after wandering over boulders along a creek bed, gave it up as a bad joke.
But was happy to snap the wildflowers.
Out to the historic old port of Cossack and Point Samson just about covers this area for sights to see, but certainly full of history.
... Tein Tsin after a ship but the name was changed to Cossack in 1871. In 1870, the courthouse, police station, school, bakery and wharf were built and it became a thriving community. A nearby island was used to built a lighthouse in 1888 and it was constructed with convict labour. The town was dissolved in 1910 and totally abandoned in the 1950's. The cemetery was a fascinating example of the early settler's struggles. Many of ...
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