- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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... Hen Wines and bought a couple of whites. Lunch was a curry each at Pannys Chocolate Factory and some decadent choc-dipped strawberries. Rod managed a "paddle" tasting of four boutique beers at Rusty Water Brewery and purchased a six pack of his favoured beer. After all that touring we needed to unwind in the outdoor hot bubbling spa at Kaloha Holiday Resort. I dropped Rod off at the local pub for the evening whilst I drove back down to Phillip Island Nature Park to watch the penguin ...
We weren't going far, our destination was up the coast, in Cape Liptrap National Park, at Bear Gully campground (there are bears in Australia?!). It was a free campground with the beach next door, and a view of Wilson's Prom.
We got to the campground around 10am, after driving through more farm lands. Sheep with a view of the ocean. Cows with a view of tidal rivers and lakes. The campground was completely full to ...
... to much fun and were spoilt rotten for it even to be considered work, we felt like we got the better deal. It is great to be appreciated though and makes you feel like giving up work was all worth it, we now have two more human two dogs and two cats we now consider friends.
Sandy has made us promise our new travel motto has to be, 'go on, treat yourself'!
That may take a bit of de-programming on my part ;)
... However on the road, you do need to think carefully about simple things like toilets and showers. So we took a slight detour to the coast to take a shower on a road more public than we expected - a very cold shower. In the morning we attempted to regularly go for a dip in the ocean, hard to keep up as we were heading south - towards winter. What we forgot to think about the mountain route, was how much we would have to push our little old camper to go ...
... Victoria's/Australia's southern most point and at only 200kms from Melbourne it is a hugely popular camping destination for Victorians.
We found a pleasant site to camp and with so many choices it takes a while. Sheila had her eye on a site that was overlooking the river ...