Monthly Archives: September 2016

Days 111-113 – Longreach Waterhole NT

19th – 21st September, 2016. Following very heavy rain overnight, we had a rather messy time packing up in the morning to move on. We had been greatly anticipating our stop over at Longreach Waterhole, just west of Elliott on … Continue reading

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Days 108-110 – Bitter Springs

16th – 18th September, 2016. We had been tracking our mail forwarded from RV Homebase and expected that it would be in Katherine when we passed through on Friday. The Express Post article had been scanned through Winnellie NT sorting … Continue reading

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Days 106-107 – Sullivan Creek Rest Area

14th -15th September, 2016. Our drive out of Keep River NP was a little easier than our drive in as our tyres were cold and therefore had significantly lower pressure. Still we took it easy just to be sure. We … Continue reading

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Days 104-106 – Keep River National Park

12th – 13th September, 2016. On the road again and heading for the WA/NT border, we stopped briefly in Kununurra to restock the larder and refuel and then we were in the Northern Territory again. Last year we passed the … Continue reading

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Days 102-103 – Purnululu National Park aka The Bungle Bungles

10th-11th September, 2016. Today our destination is Spring Creek Rest Area on the Great Northern Highway about 500m south of the entrance to the Bungle Bungles access road. We had been debating whether it was too hot to attempt the … Continue reading

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Days 95-97 – Heading back to Broome

3rd-5th September, 2016. Having left Dampier early, we were soon back on the North West Coastal Highway heading towards Port Hedland. The roadworks that had been in place when we headed south from Port Hedland at the intersection with the … Continue reading

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Day 101 – Ngumban Cliff Rest Area

9th September, 2016. We got away in good time from Broome’s Gateway on Friday morning but not before Erich took a few last photos. Today we planned to go to Fitzroy Crossing to check out the Geikie Gorge boat tour. … Continue reading

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Days 98-100 – Broome for the third time

6th-8th September, 2016. Well here we were again, back in Broome for the third time! We honestly thought when we left last time that we would not return again but it was 10,000kms of travel since our last vehicle service … Continue reading

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Day 93 – Millstream-Chichester National Park

1st September, 2016. Instead of taking the van down to the Millstream campground, we decided to make our visit a day trip from Dampier. It was around 100kms of good sealed road before we turned on to gravel to head … Continue reading

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Days 91-94 – Dampier and surrounds 2

2nd September, 2016. We decided to make a day trip to the towns of Point Samson, Cossack and Roebourne and to include some Geocaching along the way. It started out a beautiful morning for Erich’s walk by the bay. The … Continue reading

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Days 91-94 – Dampier and surrounds 1

30th August – 2nd September, 2016. Leaving Cape Range National Park, we retraced our route to Exmouth where we collected our mail, restocked with groceries, filled our tanks with water at the Information Centre and refuelled before heading back down … Continue reading

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Days 88-90 – Cape Range National Park

27th-29th August, 2016. The day finally arrived when we could book in to our camp site at Kurrajong in the Cape Range National Park. We got away early from Minilya after fuelling up at the roadhouse and began the drive … Continue reading

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Days 86 & 87 – Minilya Rest Area

25th & 26th August, 2016. Our original plan had been to retrace our steps from Mt Augustus past Kennedy Range, back to Gascoyne Junction and then to Carnarvon to do our restocking. However, on consulting the map we decided it … Continue reading

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Days 84 & 85 – Mt Augustus National Park

23rd & 24th August, 2016. We had been in two minds about whether to visit Mt Augustus National Park or not. I had not been able to find out much about what there was to do until we got to … Continue reading

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Days 81-83 – Kennedy Range National Park

20th-22nd August, 2016. We headed north from Wooramel Station to the intersection where the North West Coastal Highway meets the Carnarvon to Gascoyne Junction road approximately 6km east of the coastal town of Carnarvon. There was a convenient fuel depot … Continue reading

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