Sandpiper Ocean Cottages
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Bicheno, pronounced with a 'bish' not a '*****', is a town for the in-betweener - as buses only run at certain times and you can't get from Launceston to Freycinet in one day....so here we are.
Our hostel Bicheno backpackers costs $70 a night, and is pretty tidy. (though we're sleeping in bunk beds)
The town is quiet and doesn't have much going on that we see, we spend some time on the beach in the ...
... in Lindisfarne, with the boys taking advantage of the servo's vacuuming facilities to give Roger a good spruce up.
As Jake's parents only living about 200 metres off our Safari route we rode up Grasstree Hill Road tooting our horns, hoping they would hear us.
The inner suburban twisties of Grasstree Hill brought us out in Richmond, with time for a hot breaky. Richmond is a small colonial village with ...
... we headed north past Bridport to the Waterhouse Conservation Area. The Village Green Campsite (Stop #8 in our camp book). This was the most gorgeous spot with stunning white beaches and crystal clear waters on the reef. Flushing toilets and access for us to launch the tinny into the sea and best thing of all, FREE! There was only another couple of campers so we basically had our own private beach. We went fishing both days and were spoilt with the ...
... to get across the initial river crossing as it can only be done when the water levels are low enough. However, this meant that the water in the gorge was also low and the waterfalls (if you can call them that) a bit feeble!! Despite this it was a very peaceful and beautiful place to spend 30 minutes of my life. The return walk seemed easier as I traversed the open forest consisting mainly of pines, eucalyptus, manuka and a hard leaved grass, ...
... along the beach where locals and those from further afield can camp or park their caravans for up to a month at a time either for free or a small fee. Here they can enjoy a cheap holiday including those from the mainland after having paid for the expensive ferry crossing for their vehicle and caravan. The facilities are limited and they have to provide their own water but the nearby towns have everything they might need.
After Scamander, the road took ...