Port Lincoln Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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This will be a very short blog. We've spent the last 48 hours in a little town (population ~15,000) called Port Lincoln. The reason for coming here was to do some cage diving with Great White Sharks.
Unfortunately our timing sucked. Up until 2 weeks ago when a pod of Killer Whales came through the area, Calypso Diving (our tour operator) …
... Credit card took a hammering.
Came home unpacked and Charl headed out for a run while I set up the satellite
TV only to discover that I had forgotten to encode my decoder for South
Australia... and the Sat TV people are closed over the long weekend. I went for
a walk on the beach then tried my hand at fishing ....... nothing, enough said.
Had an ...
... many different types of barbed wire existed. They also had the tiniest Post Office/Commonwealth Bank building.
We also visited Pt Neill, a bit to the north of TB - our friend Damian has wonderful memories of holidays spent there as a youngster - it certainly was a pretty spot. Later that afternoon we met up with Damian's brother, his wife and their friends, and we got all the low down on what Damian used to get up to as a young ...
After about an hour I changed and had a sausage sizzle and a couple of cups of coffee and went down to the underwater observatory to see even more fish. Our skipper was normally an Abalone diver and was just filling in on the Catamaran. He and his mate normally drive about an hour down the coast then nearly an hour out to see and pick up about 400 kilos of Abalone at a time which is ...
... seem reluctant to spend time with 'a single bloke'. He's the second single guy to tell us that which has surprised us both as the caravanning community generally seems so friendly and welcoming. We're looking forward to catching up with him again when we get over Adelaide way.
Our next stop is Pt Lincoln - looking forward to that!