Standpipe Golf Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Port Augusta
Woke at around six this morning. Still quite dark and it was overcast so there was no sign of a sunrise this morning. The train pulled in to Port Augusta and sat there for half an hour or so. We had our showers and went down to breakfast just as the train was leaving Port Augusta and heading out to Stirling North. The long-awaited view of the Flinders was not so good because of the low-lying cloud so that was a shame. Breakfast was very ...
Well day one started with a bacon and egg sandwich at the bakery and of course a coffee. We set off after a short trip to the local 4wd shop so cam could get the gear he forgot. We arrive at Mt Barker around lunchtime and have a quick stop at BCF where I collected a toasty jaffle maker ...
Today was a quick day because we only had a small drive . We had breakfast, packed up and headed out to Port Augusta. On the way there we saw a 500year old gum tree, it was huge and started growing before white people came to Australia. When we arrived we set up and looked around. l like this craven park because it has a pool and a ...
... the way. We arrived here in Pt Augusta late this afternoon and set off to find a Coles to stock up for our Flinders Ranges trip. It's been some years since I've visited here and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised at how nice it looked. The place has had a great facelift in the last decade or so! Winter has definitely set in, not sure we are ready for this! Hoping the weather stays clear for our next few days in the ...
... locals use tractors to put their boats into the water.
After Port Germein we continued onto Port Augusta where we checked in at another Top Tourist caravan park for a couple nights so we could again stock up on supplies before we travelled on to do the Eyre Peninsula. While in Port Augusta we went to the Red Cliffs lookout where we did a short walk to the Memorial Cairn, (dedicated to Matthew Flinders, where he stood in 1802 ...
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