Travel Blogs from Gladstone
after staying in a great park at Yeppoon...we even had an emu wandering around our site....and visiting Emu park and the famous whistling ship up on the hill....yes it looks like a ship with organs..and sounds like one tooooo when the wind blows...amazing. Emu park was a lovely little seaside village..
well off again sadly leaving Yeppoon we really loved it and the park and maybe one day be ...
... the morning.
After lunch we headed out onto the river again, no mud this time as it was closer to high tide. No luck with the fishing and, even worse, the engine overheated and cut out.... most likely user inexperience... hoping it will all be ok tomorrow when the engine is cold again. Luckily it was close enough to the boat ramp to make it home with a short paddle.
... and touch down again in Townsville knowing all was well. Fee was preparing to fly to Melbourne with the kids and spend the week with family and attend Neil’s funeral.
... a feather for a souvenir. Next there was a door through to a cassowary enclosure. After all this time we couldn't believe that our first sighting would be in a bloody zoo! We wandered in, still not overly sure they were real, and inside we could see nothing. Just as we were about to conclude they were a big mythical joke we saw one. They weren't quite as colourful and big as I thought they were going to be, but they were at least real!
After the zoo we headed back out ...
We had such a great time in Gladstone. It was our chance to catch up with our wonderful family friends, the Batterbee's and also to see my mum and dad for the first time in the 6 months that we'd been away. Needless to say, we were all excited! Gale and Graeme were wonderful hosts, not only did we get a free powered site with an ensuite, free washing machine but we also got meals included!! It was by far the best place ...
Other places to stay in Gladstone
100 Goondoon Street , Gladstone | 4 star hotelfrom $123
22-24 Roseberry Street, Gladstone | 3 star hotelfrom $122
166 Auckland Street, Gladstone | Hotelfrom $133
20 - 24 William St., Gladstone | Hotelfrom $101