Kakadu – Day 4

Kakadu – Day 4

Tues 14th – Yeah no whiz bangs, much quieter night but the whole campsite was woken by a large flock of cockatoos making their screeching noise as they perched in the tress close by. No big walks or rock climbing ...
Kakadu – Day 3

Kakadu – Day 3

Monday 13th – Warning Will Robertson warning. Our camping spot became so crowded in we had to move spots. We even had one lot use the table right in front of our kitchen so they could use the light coming ...
Kakadu – Day 2

Kakadu – Day 2

Sun 12th –  Thankfully our very close neighbours were very quite during the night. And left fairly early, they actually seemed like nice people they just don’t realize you don’t camp that close to people. We had a nice leisurely ...
NT – Kakadu National Park

NT – Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park, Jim Jim Billabong Campground – T, OR, $, B. Large semi grassy area, Fire pits, toilet, bins towards the entry. Popular spot, especially for whiz bang vans, fees apply. Rating – 3 ...
Kaka-do, Kaka-don’t

Kaka-do, Kaka-don’t

Sat 11th – There are some who say Kakadu is wonderful and has to be visited, others who say don’t bother. The ones who say don’t bother, have most likely been here to come to that conclusion, so they made ...
NT – Kakadu National Park

NT – Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park, Kambolgie Campground – B, T, $. Bush camping, toilets,  bins, fireplaces, lots of trees, well spaced out sites. Cost $5 pp. We opted for this camping area over the more busy Gunlom managed campground @$10 pp. Rating ...
Mataranka

Mataranka

Friday 10th – We set off early heading for Mataranka, had a quick lunch before going for a dip in the hot pools. Bitter Springs is 3km from the town area and is a lovely 32 degrees. There springs are ...
Heading North

Heading North

Thur 9th – Wycliffe Well the UFO capital of Australia was, …. wait for it, caravan park and a servo. Yep nothing else maybe they have all been beamed up. The plan was to stop at the Devils Marbles for ...
Old Telegraph Station Alice Springs

Old Telegraph Station Alice Springs

Wed 8th – After packing up we called into the Old Telegraph Station a few km’s out of town. $9 per adult. It was a really lovely spot, so peaceful, in a tranquil bush setting. If you have stopped at ...
Alice, Reptile Centre & Desert Park

Alice, Reptile Centre & Desert Park

Mon 6th – Brr it was a cold night and morning. The gas bottle ran it during the night and it was too cold to get up and change it over, so we didn’t have the heater. We were woken ...
Rainbow Valley

Rainbow Valley

Sunday 5th – Ahh it was such a peaceful night and we slept like logs. Got a sleep in too. We took our time getting going this morning, enjoying not having to rush off. Heading towards Rainbow Valley not far ...
NT – Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve

NT – Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve

Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve – T, OR, $. Turn off 77 km from Alice Springs. 24 km corrugated dirt road into camping area. One camp spot within view of Rainbow Valley. Gas hotplates, dusty sites. There is another camp ground a ...