Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 8

Day 8 I again slept in, while Moth and a few of the others went back to the jetty to capture the sunrise, which was a no show, so glad I slept in all cozy and warm in bed! A quick breakfast and then headed out to Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. The others decided to visit…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 7

Day 7 Sleep in! Oh, it was wonderful, some got up to shoot sunrise, but it was not very good, thankfully we stayed in bed for the extra few hours. Leaving just before 9am and headed out to Snelling Beach, lovely with blue sky and sunshine and water and red rocks and even the rusty…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 6 part 3

We then stopped at Weirs Cove, most tourists seem to bypass it, but it was wonderful, I could not look down to the steps and little jetty so far below! Now that is what you call a long drop jetty. This is where fresh supplies were offloaded by boat for the lighthouse keepers (Cape de…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 6 part 2

After a glorious sunrise, we grabbed a quick breakfast stop, we again headed back to Flinders Chase National Park [FLNP] and visited Cape due Coedic Lighthouse – The lighthouse which was constructed between 1906–1909, consists of a tower built from 2,000 pieces of local stone, it was really pretty set against that incredibly blue sky.…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 6 part 1

Day 6 Another early pre-dawn start to shoot sunrise at Remarkable Rocks in Flinders Chase National Park, driving in these areas can be dangerous with Kangaroos, wallabies and Cape Barron Geese continually bounding across the roads in the dark, many animals have been sadly hit, thankfully no one in our group hit any, not only…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 5 part 4

After already having quite a day out, we then proceeded to drive down to Seal Bay for our Sea Lion guided tour on the beach. It was about one hour long and quite good, there were a few sea lions, mostly asleep on the sand, not quite as good as Cape Palliser in New Zealand,…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 5 part 3

Following on from Little Sahara, we then headed off to Vivonne Bay jetty for a quick look around before heading back to the Roadhouse for lunch. We went to the Vivonne Bay beach, some stayed, but we felt it was just another pretty beach, with little to offer apart from sand and water. I know…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 5 part 2

After a great morning and way too many photos later at the Raptor Domain, we headed off to Little Sahara, a natural sand dunes area for sandboarding and playing. While some walked the two large dunes, I played with the wildflowers in the area and captured grasses in the low lying dune area, not really…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 5 part 1

Day 5 A quick breakfast and packed up before heading off for another of our private tours at the Raptor Domain. The beauty of travelling in groups like this is we can often arrange a private tour, exhibit or cruise just to ourselves. There were 18 of us, enough for private groups, but not too…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 4

Day 4 We rose early (before dawn) only to realise I had left my handbag, wallet and car keys at the pub…great start to the holiday. Feeling like such an idiot and so sick to my stomach and not sure what to do, no-one was of course at the pub that early in the morning,…

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