Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 22 Carnarvon to Coral Bay

Off to Coral Bay today, which is at the southern end of Ningaloo┬áReef. Along the way we took a side trip off to the blowholes at Quobba. Fortunately there was a good swell and they were pumping. These blow holes … Continue reading

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Day 21 Monkey Mia to Carnarvon

We bid farewell to Monkey Mia and continued on the coast road north to Carnarvon and arrived just after lunch. Carnarvon is the biggest town on this part of the coast. It really isn’t a tourist destination. (My mother described … Continue reading

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Day 20 Monkey Mia

I got up early to enjoy a spectacular sunrise over the water. Peace and quiet by myself. I think we are a little ahead of the bulk of the Grey Nomads, we were told they are a bit slower this … Continue reading

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Day 19 Monkey Mia

We woke up and off to the famed dolphin feeding of Monkey Mia. About 150 people and only 5 dolphins, 3 of which were being fed. A little under wheming especially as Tom and I have seen heaps of dolphins … Continue reading

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Day 18 Kalbarri to Monkey Mia, via Hamelin Pools

Up, packed up and off reasonably early. We stopped off at a few lookouts of Kalbarri Gorge. These were a little further up river from the Z bend and Natures Window. Still not a whole lot of water though. Patrick … Continue reading

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Day 17 Kalbarri

Went to the pelican feeding this morning, but alas no pelicans. Apparently they haven’t turned up for about a week. There is so much fish up the river so they don’t need the extra free fish. Off to the parrot … Continue reading

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Day 16 Kalbarri – National Park

Up early to go out to Kalbarri National Park and our first gorge. The gorge is made by the Murchison River. It is a bit odd because as you drive out to it the land is very flat and it … Continue reading

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Day 15 Cervantes to Kalbarri, via The Pinnacles

Well the Pinnacles aren’t exactly on the way. In fact they are in the complete opposite direction being 20 kms south of Cervantes. Not much to explain about this really the pictures explain it all. Follow these topics: Western Australia

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Day 14 York to Cervantes, via New Norcia

New Norcia is a monastic settlement. It was founded in 1846 by Spanish Benedictine monks as an aboriginal mission. The town is still owned and run by the monks. Currently all of the monks are Australian born. The last Spanish … Continue reading

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Day 13 Wave Rock to York, via Cunderdin

After packing up we went to the Hippos Yawn another near by rock formation. Patrick went into the hippos mouth to tickle his tonsils and ‘disappeared’ the other 2 boys went to find him and also disappeared. Having a Miranda … Continue reading

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