Travel Blogs from Thevenard Island
... they have some big operations going on out there, employing 1,000's of fly in fly out people.
Exploring Old Onslow which was located on the mouth of the Ashburton River.
"The port facilities on the Ashburton were silting up by 1925 and a decision was made to relocate the port around 18 kilometres east to Beadon Point where a deep water harbour could ...
... if you brush up to it!!
We turned into the turn off west to Onslow and we sighted our first Sturts Desert Pea in it's natural environment.
Onslow is a very little isolated town with the bare essentials and been taken over by the Big Mine Companies (more than we knew as we found out later....but more of that next entry)
We met our new bosses Corrina ...
... like a range of hills, and although it’s in very flat country like the Rock there is more vegetation so it doesn’t have the same presence. We happy we’ve climbed it as we have always chickened out at Ayers Rock as it’s so steep and we both dislike heights.
The first day we did a two hour climb up on eof the gullies and went out to the sunset viewing there are quite a few walks here and the road around ...
Ningaloo Coastline…Bungarra. Monday 3rd June to Friday 7th June
We met some likeminded adventurers from Melbourne and Sydney. We explored the bays and reefs of the Ningaloo Coastline and saw many different fish and coral. We relaxed and relaxed some more.
We spent some time fishing with Ruby and Charlie catching their first fish. The ...
... harbour which house workers and vans everywhere. Apparently this park had about 50 van sites before this boom, now they have about 19 sites left. They are building 60 apartments and heavens only knows what else.
The beach is amazing. Millions of shells and when the surf goes over them it makes a strange sound.
We drove about 50 km to see the old town which was on the Ashburton River but had to ...
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